mycothiol conjugates with electrophilic xenobiotic

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R-MTU-879273
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Mycobacterium tuberculosis
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Although mycothiol is able to conjugate by itself with electrophilic substances, analogously to glutathione in eukaryotes, it is possible there are specific MSH transferases for the catalysis of this reaction in cases where the substrate is more inert (Rawat and Av-Gay, 2007).

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
17286835 Mycothiol-dependent proteins in actinomycetes

Rawat, M, Av-Gay, Y

FEMS Microbiol Rev 2007
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