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A drug resistance gene mediates stringent response in bacteria

Model for physiological roles of M. smegmatis Arr

Mycobacteria represent an important group of bacteria. Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of tuberculosis (TB), infects about a third of the world population, of which 5% to 15% develop active disease. Furthermore, a rapid emergence of multidrug

Antimicrobial peptide-loaded hyaluronic acid nanogels as a new strategy for tuberculosis therapeutics

Tuberculosis (TB), a disease caused by the human pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis, is one of the most deadly infectious diseases, along with HIV/AIDS. According to the most recent data, 9.6 million new cases of TB were diagnosed worldwide

Antimicrobial peptides: the future of tuberculosis therapeutics?

Tuberculosis (TB) is a life-threatening disease that caused 1.2 million deaths, of a total 9.6 million new diagnosed cases, in 2014 alone, according to data from the World Health Organization (WHO). These data rank TB on top