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 etal. (2009) now describe the structure of KasA, an enzyme involved in cell wall biosynthesis. 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

published proceedings

  • Structure

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