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Basic Mycobacteriology (Coordinator: candidates are considered)

click here to read the paper Boshoff HI, Barry CE. A low-carb diet for a high-octane pathogen. Nat. Med. 11:599-600, 2005.

 click here to read the paperBrennan PJ. Structure, function, and biogenesis of the cell wall of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 83:91-97, 2003.

click here to read the paper Cimino M, Alamo L, Salazar L. Permeabilization of the mycobacterial envelope for protein cytolocalization studies by immunofluorescence microscopy. BMC Microbiol. 6:35, 2006.

click here to read the paper Fol M, Chauhan A, Nair NK, Maloney E, Moomey M, Jagannath C, Madiraju MV, Rajagopalan M. Modulation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis proliferation by MtrA, an essential two-component response regulator. Mol. Microbiol. 60:643-657, 2006.

click here to read the paper Gebhard S, Tran SL, Cook GM. The Phn system of Mycobacterium smegmatis: a second high-affinity ABC-transporter for phosphate. Microbiology. 152:3453-3465, 2006.

click here to read the paper Gey van Pittius NC, Sampson SL, Lee H, Kim Y, van Helden PD, Warren RM. Evolution and expansion of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis PE and PPE multigene families and their association with the duplication of the ESAT-6 (esx) gene cluster regions. BMC Evol. Biol. 6:95, 2006.

click here to read the paper Liu X, Gutacker MM, Musser JM, Fu YX. Evidence for recombination in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. J. Bacteriol. 188:8169-8177, 2006.

click here to read the paper Marri PR, Bannantine JP, Golding GB. Comparative genomics of metabolic pathways in Mycobacterium species: gene duplication, gene decay and lateral gene transfer. FEMS Microbiol. Rev. 30:906-925, 2006.

click here to read the paper Menendez M C, Rebollo MJ, Nunez M C, Cox RA, Garcia MJ. Analysis of the precursor rRNA fractions of rapidly growing mycobacteria: quantification by methods that include the use of a promoter (rrnA P1) as a novel standard. J. Bacteriol. 187:534-543, 2005.

click here to read the paper Murry J, Sassetti CM, Moreira J, Lane J, Rubin EJ. A new site-specific integration system for mycobacteria. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 85:317-323, 2005.

click here to read the paper Rezwan M, Lanelle MA, Sander P, Daff M. Breaking down the wall: Fractionation of mycobacteria. J. Microbiol. Methods. 2006.

click here to read the paper Rivas-Santiago B, Sada E, Tsutsumi V, Aguilar-Leon D, Contreras JL, Hernandez-Pando R. β-defensin gene expression during the course of experimental tuberculosis infection. J Infect Dis. 194:697-701, 2006.

click here to read the paper Rodrigue S, Provvedi R, Jacques PE, Gaudreau L, Manganelli R. The sigma factors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. FEMS Microbiol. Rev. 30:926-941, 2006.

click here to read the paper Rodriguez GM. Control of iron metabolism in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Trends Microbiol. 14:320-327, 2006.

click here to read the paper Rodriguez GM, Smith I. Identification of an ABC transporter required for iron acquisition and virulence in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. J. Bacteriol. 188:424-430, 2006.

click here to read the paper Rosas-Magallanes V, Deschavanne P, Quintana-Murci L, Brosch R, Gicquel B, Neyrolles O. Horizontal transfer of a virulence operon to the ancestor of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Mol. Biol. Evol. 23:1129-1135, 2006.

click here to read the paper Schnappinger D, Schoolnik GK, Ehrt S. Expression profiling of host pathogen interactions: how Mycobacterium tuberculosis and the macrophage adapt to one another. Microbes Infect. 8:1132-1140, 2006.

click here to read the paper Schnappinger D, Ehrt S, Voskuil MI, Liu Y, Mangan JA, Monahan IM, Dolganov G, Efron B, Butcher PD, Nathan C, Schoolnik GK. Transcriptional adaptation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis within macrophages: insights into the phagosomal environment. J. Exp. Med. 198:693-704, 2006.

click here to read the paper September SM, Brozel VS, Venter SN. Diversity of nontuberculoid Mycobacterium species in biofilms of urban and semiurban drinking water distribution systems. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 70:7571-7573, 2004.

click here to read the paper Trivedi OA, Arora P, Vats A, Ansari MZ, Tickoo R, Sridharan V, Mohanty D, Gokhale RS. Dissecting the mechanism and assembly of a complex virulence mycobacterial lipid. Mol. Cell. 17:631-643, 2005.

click here to read the paper van de Vosse E, Hoeve MA, Ottenhoff TH. Human genetics of intracellular infectious diseases: molecular and cellular immunity against mycobacteria and salmonellae. Lancet Infect. Dis. 4:739-749, 2004.

click here to read the paper Vergne I, Chua J, Singh SB, Deretic V. Cell biology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis phagosome. Annu. Rev. Cell. Dev. Biol. 20:367-394, 2004.

click here to read the paper Walters SB, Dubnau E, Kolesnikova I, Laval F, Daffe M, Smith I. The Mycobacterium tuberculosis PhoPR two-component system regulates genes essential for virulence and complex lipid biosynthesis. Mol. Microbiol. 60:312-330, 2006.

click here to read the paper Warner DF, Etienne G, Wang XM, Matsoso LG, Dawes SS, Soetaert K, Stoker NG, Content J, Mizrahi V. A derivative of Mycobacterium smegmatis mc(2)155 that lacks the duplicated chromosomal region. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 86:438-444, 2006.