Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, February 8th, 1999
Using culture filtrate Ag-specific monoclonal antibodies generated from mycobacteria-infected H-2b haplotype mice, researcher A. Tanghe and colleagues have previously identified three genes in the Mycobacterium tuberculosis genome, encoding proteins homologous to the periplasmic ATP-binding cassette phosphate-binding receptor PstS of the phosphate-specific transport system of E. coli.
To define the potential vaccinal properties of these phosphate-binding proteins, female...
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