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Measuring metabolic ‘fluxes’ could help scientists advance new tuberculosis drugs – News-Medical.Net

Mycobacterium tuberculosis is incredible in that it can survive for decades within its human host. It does this by varying its diet to successfully steal nutrients…

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Mycobacterium tuberculosis is incredible in that it can survive for decades within its human host. It does this by varying its diet to successfully steal nutrients from the human host including immune cells; it is known to acquire and absorb multiple carbon sources from the body during infection.
In a paper published in the journal Molecular Systems Biology, Surrey scientists detail how they measure the flow of metabolites or “fluxes” through metabolic pathways when Mycobacterium tuberculosis is…

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