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The Two-Domain LysX Protein of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Is Required for Production of Lysinylated Phosphatidylglycerol and Resistance to Cationic Antimicrobial Peptides

  • Erin Maloney equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Erin Maloney, Dorota Stankowska

    Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry, The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler, Tyler, Texas, United States of America

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  • Dorota Stankowska equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Erin Maloney, Dorota Stankowska

    Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry, The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler, Tyler, Texas, United States of America

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  • Jian Zhang,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

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  • Marek Fol,

    Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry, The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler, Tyler, Texas, United States of America

    Current address: Department of Immunology and Infectious Biology, University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland

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  • Qi-Jian Cheng,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine; Center for Tuberculosis Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Shichun Lun,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine; Center for Tuberculosis Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • William R. Bishai,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine; Center for Tuberculosis Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Malini Rajagopalan,

    Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry, The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler, Tyler, Texas, United States of America

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  • Delphi Chatterjee,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

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  • Murty V. Madiraju mail

    murty.madiraju@uthct.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry, The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler, Tyler, Texas, United States of America

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  • Published: July 31, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000534

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