Mycolic Acids

Known as: Acids, Mycolic, Mycolic Acids [Chemical/Ingredient], mycolic acid 
Long fatty acids found in the CELL WALLS of some ACTINOBACTERIA, including MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Metabolism is central to cell physiology, and metabolic disturbances play a role in numerous disease states. Despite its… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Successful treatment of human tuberculosis requires 6-9 months' therapy with multiple antibiotics. Incomplete clearance of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Recent studies have shown that fine structural modifications of Mycobacterium tuberculosis cell envelope lipids mediate host cell… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Mycobacterium tuberculosis is known to synthesize alpha-, methoxy-, and keto-mycolic acids. We propose a detailed pathway to the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Mycobacteria are unusual in encoding two GroEL paralogs, GroEL1 and GroEL2. GroEL2 is essential--presumably providing the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Members of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis group synthesize a family of long-chain fatty acids, mycolic acids, which are located… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Colonial morphology of pathogenic bacteria is often associated with virulence. For M. tuberculosis, the causative agent of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Two strains of a new gram-positive coryneform bacterium isolated from soil and from a sandstone surface are described. Strain… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The nocardomycolic acid compositions of extractable and the cell wall-bound lipids from five strains of Nocardia asteroides (A… (More)
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Menaquinones were the only isoprenoid quinones found in 48 corynebacteria and actinomycete strains examined. Dihydromenaquinones… (More)
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