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- adj. That counteracts the effects of mycobacteria
Parrish NM, Houston T, Jones PB, Townsend C, Dick JD (2001) In vitro activity of a novel antimycobacterial compound, N-octanesulfonylacetamide, and its effects on lipid and mycolic acid synthesis.
In our study cathelicidins were identified at greater levels in M. paratuberculosis infection at 10 months PI in comparison to controls, suggesting a possible role in antimycobacterial activity.
Belanger AE, Besra GS, Ford ME, Mikusova K, Belisle JT, et al. (1996) The embAB genes of Mycobacterium avium encode an arabinosyl transferase involved in cell wall arabinan biosynthesis that is the target for the antimycobacterial drug ethambutol.
To test the antimycobacterial potency of platensimycin against slow growing mycobacteria we first tested the activity of the antibiotic against