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ABSTRACT Mycobacterial lipids play an important role in the modulation of the immune response upon contact with the host. Using… Expand Phosphatidylinositol mannosides are essential structural components of the mycobacterial cell envelope. They are implicated in… Expand The binding of serum mannose-binding protein A (MBP-A) to high mannose N-linked glycoproteins, present on the surface of… Expand Carbohydrate films on gold based on dimannoside thiols (DMT) were prepared, and a complementary surface chemical analysis was… Expand (R)-tuberculostearic acid (2) was synthesized in seven steps from (S)-citronellol (5). The carbon chain of 2 was assembled by… Expand ABSTRACT Liposome vesicles could be formed at 65°C from the chloroform-soluble, total polar lipids (TPL) extracted from… Expand Murine Vα14invT cells (NKT cells), restricted by the CD1d1 MHC 1b molecules, are a distinctive subset of T cells endowed with… Expand The biosynthesis of lipoarabinomannan (LAM), a key mycobacterial lipoglycan that has been implicated in numerous immunoregulatory… Expand There is a continuous search for a rapid, efficient and reliable serodiagnostic technique for active tuberculosis (TB). Using… Expand