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mycothiol biosynthetic process

Known as: mycothiol formation, mycothiol synthesis, mycothiol anabolism 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of mycothiol, which consists of N-acetyl-L-cysteine linked to a pseudodisaccharide, D… Expand
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2009
2009
We identified the first enzymes that use mycothiol and mycoredoxin in a thiol/disulfide redox cascade. The enzymes are two… Expand
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Spontaneous mutants of Mycobacterium tuberculosis that were resistant to the anti-tuberculosis drugs ethionamide and isoniazid… Expand
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2008
2008
Mycothiol (MSH) is the major thiol in Actinobacteria and plays a role analogous to that of glutathione. The biosynthetic pathway… Expand
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2006
2006
Data mining of the Corynebacterium glutamicum genome identified 4 genes analogous to the mshA, mshB, mshC, and mshD genes that… Expand
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2006
2006
Mycothiol is the major thiol produced by mycobacteria and is required for growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The final three… Expand
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2004
2004
All living species require protection against the damaging effects of the reactive oxygen species that are a natural by-product… Expand
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2003
2003
Mycothiol is the major thiol present in most actinomycetes and is produced from the pseudodisaccharide 1D-myo-inosityl 2… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Abstract. Mycothiol (MSH) is a novel thiol comprised of N-acetylcysteine amide-linked to GlcN-α(1–1)-Ins. It is the major thiol… Expand
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2002
2002
Abstract. Mycothiol is the predominant thiol in most actinomycetes, including Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and appears to play a… Expand
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1999
1999
Mycothiol (MSH) is the major low molecular weight thiol in mycobacteria. Two chemical mutants with low MSH and one with no MSH… Expand
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