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A natural carbohydrate substrate for Mycobacterium tuberculosismethionine sulfoxide reductase A

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Abstract

Enzymatic reduction of the methylsulfinylxylofuranosyl (MSX) groups in lipoarabinomannan provides proof of the absolute configuration of MSX and a possible biochemical mechanism for oxidative protection in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Graphical abstract: A natural carbohydrate substrate for Mycobacterium tuberculosismethionine sulfoxide reductase A

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The article was received on 06 Oct 2008, accepted on 30 Oct 2008 and first published on 11 Nov 2008


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B817483K
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2009,0, 110-112
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    A natural carbohydrate substrate for Mycobacterium tuberculosismethionine sulfoxide reductase A

    S. A. Stalford, M. A. Fascione, S. J. Sasindran, D. Chatterjee, S. Dhandayuthapani and W. B. Turnbull, Chem. Commun., 2009, 0, 110
    DOI: 10.1039/B817483K

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