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… (More)
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1959-2018
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
The evolutionary survival of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the cause of human tuberculosis, depends on its ability to invade the… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
The publication of the complete genome sequence for Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv in 1998 has had a great impact on the… (More)
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2009
2009
Isolated in vitro more than half a century ago, the H37Rv strain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis still remains the strain of choice… (More)
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2009
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2009
The metabolic events associated with maintaining redox homeostasis in Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) during infection are… (More)
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2009
2009
Nitric oxide (NO), which is an important component of immunity to Mycobacterium tuberculosis, has both cytotoxic and immune… (More)
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2005
2005
The unusual and complex cell wall of pathogenic mycobacteria plays a major role in pathogenesis, with specific complex lipids… (More)
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2004
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2004
The growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis mutants unable to synthesize phthiocerol dimycocerosates (DIMs) was recently shown to be… (More)
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2004
2004
A few mycobacterial species, most of which are pathogenic for humans, produce dimycocerosates of phthiocerol (DIM) and of… (More)
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2003
2003
The cell wall lipids in Mycobacterium tuberculosis are probably involved in pathogenesis. The largest open reading frame in the… (More)
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2003
2003
Tuberculosis is one of the leading preventable causes of death. Emergence of drug-resistant tuberculosis makes the discovery of… (More)
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