We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

TB's Suicide System Could Be Its Undoing

News   Feb 19, 2019 | Original Story from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory.

 
TB's Suicide System Could Be Its Undoing

This illustration shows sections of Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria. The Pac-Man symbolizes the toxin, which in the absence of its antitoxin counterpart, ‘eats up’ the NAD+, causing the cell to die. In the bacterium in the back, the Pac-Man’s mouth is blocked by the antitoxin, preventing the degradation of NAD+ and allowing the cell to grow normally. Credit: Beata Edyta Mierzwa.

 
 
 

RELATED ARTICLES

The Power of Collaboration: Tackling Pharmaceutical Challenges

News

In this article, we explore how pharmaceutical companies have started to embrace a more collaborative way of working as part of a movement to help overcome some of the challenges the industry is facing.

READ MORE

Worms Reveal Critical Step in Insulin Synthesis

News

The identification of a protein important for insulin synthesis may hold clues for understanding the pathogenesis of diabetes.

READ MORE

Immune Cell Acts as Shuttle To Spread HIV Around the Body

News

Research in mice suggests that particular immune cells act as a type of “shuttle” for facilitating the spread of HIV-1 virus-like particles.

READ MORE

 

Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Analysis & Separations Biopharma Cell Science Genomics Research

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE