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  • Ergothioneine is a secreted antioxidant in mycobacterium smegmatis 

    Emani, Carine Sao; Williams, Monique J.; Wiid, Ian J.; Hiten, Nicholas F.; Viljoen, Albertus J.; Pietersen, Ray-Dean D.; Van Helden, Paul D.; Baker, Bienyameen (American Society for Microbiology, 2013-07)
    Ergothioneine (ERG) and mycothiol (MSH) are two low-molecular-weight thiols synthesized by mycobacteria. The role of MSH has been extensively investigated in mycobacteria; however, little is known about the role of ERG in ...