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2015-12-31 Cloning and functional characterization of thiol disulfide interchange system proteins from Staphylococcus aureus
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-11-19)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The 21st century has seen the re-emergence of infectious diseases thought previously conquered by antibiotics. The human pathogen, Staphylococcus aureus, is one such example, with global reports listing ...
Coenzyme a biosynthesis and utilization in Plasmodium falciparum : drug targets for antimalarial chemotherapy
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Pantothenate (also known as Vitamin B5) is the sole precursor of the essential enzyme cofactor coenzyme A (CoA) that is required in several metabolic reactions virtually in all living organisms including ...
Biocatalytic preparation and characterization of alternative substrate of MshB, a mycothiol pathway enzyme
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tuberculosis), the causative agent of tuberculosis, utilizes mycothiol (MSH) as the major low molecular weight thiol to protect itself against oxidative stress and thereby ...