formylmycothiol hydrolyzes into mycothiol and formate

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R-MTU-879293
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Mycobacterium tuberculosis
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Formylmycothiol, like any S-formyl ester, is unstable and quickly hydrolyzes into mycothiol and formate (Vogt et al, 2003).

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
12809551 The metabolism of nitrosothiols in the Mycobacteria: identification and characterization of S-nitrosomycothiol reductase

Vogt, RN, Steenkamp, DJ, Zheng, R, Blanchard, JS

Biochem J 2003
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