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ABSTRACT Natural products produced by microorganisms are important starting compounds for drug discovery. Secondary metabolites… Expand RATIONALE
Mycolic acid (MA) constitutes a major and distinguishing cell wall biolipid from Mycobacterium tuberculosis. MA… Expand Mycolic acids consist of long-chain alpha-alkyl-beta-hydroxy fatty acids that are produced by successive rounds of elongation… Expand Mycolic acid-containing bacteria (mycolata) are thought to be involved in scum formation in aeration basins of activated sludge… Expand SUMMARY Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the etiologic agent of tuberculosis and can be accurately detected by laboratories using… Expand The low permeability of the mycobacterial cell wall is thought to contribute to the well known resistance of mycobacteria to… Expand Profile analysis of mycolic acid ester patterns of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Mycobacterium bovis, and Mycobacterium bovis… Expand By the use of various Rhodococcus equi strains differing in the length of carbon chains of glycolipid, we examined whether the… Expand The mycolic acids of 15 cultures of representative Mycobacterium bovis BCG substrains were examined by alkaline hydrolysis… Expand The nocardomycolic acid compositions of extractable and the cell wall-bound lipids from five strains of Nocardia asteroides (A… Expand