Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 23rd, 1999
Sterol 14(alpha)-demethylase encoded by CYP51 is a mixed-function oxidase involved in sterol synthesis in eukaryotic organisms. Completion of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis genome project revealed that a protein having homology to mammalian 14(alpha)-demethylases might be present in this bacterium.
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