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lysA  -  diaminopimelate decarboxylase

Mycobacterium tuberculosis CDC1551

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Disease relevance of lysA

  • Diaminopimelate decarboxylase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis (LysA, DAPDC, Rv1293) has been cloned and heterologously expressed in Escherichia coli, purified using standard chromatographic techniques and crystallized [1].

High impact information on lysA


  1. Cloning, expression, purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of LysA (Rv1293) from Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Kefala, G., Perry, L.J., Weiss, M.S. Acta Crystallograph. Sect. F Struct. Biol. Cryst. Commun. (2005) [Pubmed]
  2. A novel thiocationic liposomal formulation of antisense oligonucleotides with activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Das, A.R., Dattagupta, N., Sridhar, C.N., Wu, W.K. Scand. J. Infect. Dis. (2003) [Pubmed]
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