Mycothiol catabolism

Stable Identifier
R-MTU-879325
Type
Pathway
Species
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Locations in the PathwayBrowser
General
SVG |   | PPTX  | SBGN
Click the image above or here to open this pathway in the Pathway Browser

Mycothiol and its adducts that result from detoxification can be readily cleaved into smaller molecules. The mycothiol pool therefore serves as storage for unstable cysteine and sugars. (Rawat and Av-Gay, 2007; Newton et al, 2008)

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

Rawat, M, Av-Gay, Y

FEMS Microbiol Rev 2007
18772286 Biosynthesis and functions of mycothiol, the unique protective thiol of Actinobacteria

Newton, GL, Buchmeier, N, Fahey, RC

Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 2008
Participants
Participant Of
Event Information
Authored
Reviewed
Created
Cite Us!