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mycothiol


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1‐O‐(2‐[N‐acetyl‐L‐cysteinyl]amido‐2‐deoxy‐α‐D‐glucopyranosyl)‐D‐myo‐inositol, the major low‐molecular‐mass thiol in mycobacteria; it is associated with the protection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from oxidants and antibiotics.

Subjects: Chemistry.


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