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Cord Factors

Known as: Factor, Cord, Trehalose Dimycolates, Factors, Cord 
Toxic glycolipids composed of trehalose dimycolate derivatives. They are produced by MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS and other species of MYCOBACTERIUM… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The mycobacterial cord factor trehalose-6,6-dimycolate (TDM) and its synthetic analog trehalose-6,6-dibehenate (TDB) are potent… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Novel vaccination strategies against Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) are urgently needed. The use of recombinant MTB antigens as… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Tuberculosis remains a fatal disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which contains various unique components that affect… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Mycobacterium tuberculosis is a leading killer worldwide, yet the adjuvancy of its cell wall has proven to be a valuable… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Incorporation of the glycolipid trehalose 6,6'-dibehenate (TDB) into cationic liposomes composed of the quaternary ammonium… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Trehalose is a nonreducing disaccharide in which the two glucose units are linked in an alpha,alpha-1,1-glycosidic linkage. This… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Much of the early structural definition of the cell wall of Mycobacterium spp. was initiated in the 1960s and 1970s. There was a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The persistence of tuberculosis within pulmonary granulomatous lesions is a complex phenomenon, with bacterial survival occurring… Expand
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
N-Acetylmuramyl-L-alanyl-D-isoglutamine and four other synthetic adjuvants that are structural analogs of part of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1956
Highly Cited
1956
The chemical structure of cord factor of Mycobacterium tuberculosis has been established as trehalose-6,6'-dimycolate (I… Expand
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