• Generation and characterization of thiol-deficient Mycobacterium tuberculosis mutants 

      Emani, C. Sao; Williams, M. J.; Van Helden, Paul D.; Taylor, M. J. C.; Carolis, C.; Wiid, I. J.; Baker, B. (Nature Research, 2018)
      Mycothiol (MSH) and ergothioneine (ERG) are thiols able to compensate for each other to protect mycobacteria against oxidative stress. Gamma-glutamylcysteine (GGC), another thiol and an intermediate in ERG biosynthesis has ...