KasA, Another Brick in the Mycobacterial Cell Wall Academic Article uri icon


  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of tuberculosis, a disease that has been plaguing humanity for centuries, has a unique cell wall composition believed to be critical for pathogenicity. Luckner et al. (2009) now describe the structure of KasA, an enzyme involved in cell wall biosynthesis. © 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

author list (cited authors)

  • Swanson, S., Gokulan, K., & Sacchettini, J. C.

citation count

  • 3

complete list of authors

  • Swanson, Stephanie||Gokulan, Kuppan||Sacchettini, James C

publication date

  • July 2009