Mycothiol scavenges nitrosyl

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R-HSA-1222594
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Reaction [transition]
Species
Homo sapiens
Related Species
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
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Nitrosyl is scavenged by mycothiol (MSH), which is functionally analogous to glutathione, which mycobacteria do not possess (Miller et al. 2007).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
17638697 Innate protection of Mycobacterium smegmatis against the antimicrobial activity of nitric oxide is provided by mycothiol

Miller, CC, Rawat, M, Johnson, T, Av-Gay, Y

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2007
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Name Identifier Synonyms
tuberculosis 399 tuberculous abscess, Tuberculoma (finding), tuberculoma
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