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Research Article

The Mycobacterium tuberculosis Proteasome Active Site Threonine Is Essential for Persistence Yet Dispensable for Replication and Resistance to Nitric Oxide

  • Sheetal Gandotra,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Maria B. Lebron,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Sabine Ehrt mail

    sae2004@med.cornell.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: August 12, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1001040

About the Authors

Sheetal Gandotra, Maria B. Lebron, Sabine Ehrt
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: sae2004@med.cornell.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SG MBL SE. Performed the experiments: SG MBL. Analyzed the data: SG MBL SE. Wrote the paper: SG SE.