Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 20th, 1996
Researcher R. Lathigra and colleagues found that the two M. tuberculosis strains I2646 and S1 do not produce the 19 kDa glycoprotein after analyzing a panel of nine strains for the presence of several antigens.
"It will be of further interest to investigate the consequences resulting from the lack of 19-kDa glycolipoprotein of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (PT19) expression for the growth physiology of the organism in vitro and for the host/parasite relationship in the infected host," Lathigra et al. wrote ("Lack of Production of the...
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