phthiocerol biosynthetic process
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The lipid-rich cell wall of Mycobacterium tuberculosis is a dynamic structure that is involved in the regulation of the transport… Expand PE11 (Rv1169c or LipX) is a cell wall associated esterase/lipase of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). Evidences suggest that PE11… Expand The evolutionary survival of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the cause of human tuberculosis, depends on its ability to invade the… Expand Mycobacterium tuberculosis possesses a complex cell wall that is unique and essential for interaction of the pathogen with its… Expand Recent advances in the automation of metabolic model reconstruction have led to the availability of draft-quality metabolic… Expand Diacyl phthiocerol esters and their congeners are mycobacterial virulence factors. The biosynthesis of these complex lipids… Expand We demonstrate that Mycobacterium tuberculosis that is unable to export the complex lipid phthiocerol dimycocerosate has a… Expand The cell envelope of pathogenic mycobacteria is highly distinctive in that it contains a large number of structurally related… Expand Diesters of phthiocerol and phenolphthiocerol are important virulence factors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium… Expand Characteristic waxes, based on methoxy and keto long-chain diols, members of the phthiocerol family, have been isolated from… Expand