New strategies in fighting TB: targeting Mycobacterium tuberculosis-secreted phosphatases MptpA & MptpB.


Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the most successful human pathogen due to its ability to challenge the innate immune system and survive in the infected host for a lifetime. Although tuberculosis (TB) is a curable disease, severe multidrug resistance to traditional antibiotics has caused a resurgence of the infection worldwide. The secreted phosphatases MptpA… (More)
DOI: 10.4155/fmc.10.214