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- noun organic chemistry An
acylgroup derived from a keto acid
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Dover LG, Carrere S, Nampoothiri KM, Lesjean S, et al. (2002) Mycolic acid biosynthesis and enzymic characterization of the beta-ketoacyl-ACP synthase A-condensing enzyme from
Platensimycin targets fatty acid biosynthesis in these species by inhibiting FabF and FabH, two β-ketoacyl-ACP synthases (KAS) of the bacterial multienzyme fatty acid synthase complex FAS-II
Given the inhibitory activity of platensimycin against β-ketoacyl-ACP synthases from
Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of tuberculosis contains three distinct β-ketoacyl-ACP synthases, KasA, KasB and FabH
The three β-ketoacyl-ACP synthases, cloned into the
Mycobacterium tuberculosis beta-ketoacyl-acyl carrier protein synthases KasA and KasB.