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Research Article

The C-Terminal Domain of the Arabinosyltransferase Mycobacterium tuberculosis EmbC Is a Lectin-Like Carbohydrate Binding Module

  • Luke J. Alderwick,

    Affiliation: School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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  • Georgina S. Lloyd,

    Affiliation: School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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  • Hemza Ghadbane,

    Affiliation: School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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  • John W. May,

    Affiliation: School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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  • Apoorva Bhatt,

    Affiliation: School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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  • Lothar Eggeling,

    Affiliation: Institut für Biotechnologie I, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich, Germany

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  • Klaus Fütterer mail,

    K.Futterer@bham.ac.uk (KF); G.Besra@bham.ac.uk (GSB)

    Affiliation: School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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  • Gurdyal S. Besra mail

    K.Futterer@bham.ac.uk (KF); G.Besra@bham.ac.uk (GSB)

    Affiliation: School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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  • Published: February 24, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1001299

About the Authors

Luke J. Alderwick, Georgina S. Lloyd, Hemza Ghadbane, John W. May, Apoorva Bhatt, Klaus Fütterer, Gurdyal S. Besra
School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Lothar Eggeling
Institut für Biotechnologie I, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich, Germany

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Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LJA KF GSB. Performed the experiments: LJA GSL HG AB KF. Analyzed the data: LJA HG JWM KF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JWM AB LE GSB. Wrote the paper: LJA KF GSB.