Published in Vaccine Weekly, March 15th, 2000
S. Ahmad and colleagues reported Mce proteins may be useful in tuberculosis diagnosis and in the development of TB vaccines.
According to the study, Mce protein had previously been linked to Mtb's ability to hide inside macrophages. Four homologous Mce proteins have been found through sequencing of the Mtb genome. Each of these proteins were associated with two integral membrane proteins and encoding six Mce proteins.
Ahmad et al. focused...
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