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Sulphur Metabolism in Mycobacteria

Ryan H. Senaratne and Kathleen Y. Dunphy
from: Mycobacterium: Genomics and Molecular Biology (Edited by: Tanya Parish and Amanda Brown). Caister Academic Press, U.K. (2009)


Sulphur is a key life-supporting element. The recent combined efforts of genomic analysis and laboratory studies have greatly clarified the mycobacterial sulphur metabolic pathways. Sulphur metabolism contributes to intracellular survival and virulence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Several enzymes in the sulphur metabolic pathways are essential for mycobacterial survival read more ...
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