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The unusual and complex cell wall of pathogenic mycobacteria plays a major role in pathogenesis, with specific complex lipids acting as defensive, offensive, or adaptive effectors of virulence. The(More)
SETTING Molecular genetic techniques have been used to elucidate virulence determinants and to produce vaccines for many bacterial pathogens but reliable techniques for slow-growing mycobacteria have(More)
The Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex includes Mycobacterium bovis, which causes tuberculosis in most mammals, including humans. In previous work, it was shown that M. bovis ATCC 35721 has a(More)