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phthiocerol biosynthetic process

Known as: phthiocerol formation, phthiocerol biosynthesis, phthiocerol synthesis 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of phthiocerol, a lipid-based 1,3-glycol consisting of (3S,4R)-3-methoxy-4… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
The lipid-rich cell wall of Mycobacterium tuberculosis is a dynamic structure that is involved in the regulation of the transport… Expand
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2017
2017
PE11 (Rv1169c or LipX) is a cell wall associated esterase/lipase of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). Evidences suggest that PE11… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
The evolutionary survival of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the cause of human tuberculosis, depends on its ability to invade the… Expand
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2013
2013
Mycobacterium tuberculosis possesses a complex cell wall that is unique and essential for interaction of the pathogen with its… Expand
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2013
2013
Recent advances in the automation of metabolic model reconstruction have led to the availability of draft-quality metabolic… Expand
2005
2005
Diacyl phthiocerol esters and their congeners are mycobacterial virulence factors. The biosynthesis of these complex lipids… Expand
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2004
2004
We demonstrate that Mycobacterium tuberculosis that is unable to export the complex lipid phthiocerol dimycocerosate has a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The cell envelope of pathogenic mycobacteria is highly distinctive in that it contains a large number of structurally related… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Diesters of phthiocerol and phenolphthiocerol are important virulence factors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium… Expand
1985
1985
Characteristic waxes, based on methoxy and keto long-chain diols, members of the phthiocerol family, have been isolated from… Expand
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