Bavesh Davandra Kana

Summary

Affiliation: University of the Witwatersrand
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Comparative genomics for mycobacterial peptidoglycan remodelling enzymes reveals extensive genetic multiplicity
    Edith Erika Machowski
    DST NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical TB Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, National Health Laboratory Service, P, O, Box 1038, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa
    BMC Microbiol 14:75. 2014
  2. pmc The role of resuscitation promoting factors in pathogenesis and reactivation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis during intra-peritoneal infection in mice
    Sergey Biketov
    Bakh Institute of Biochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
    BMC Infect Dis 7:146. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Resuscitation-promoting factors as lytic enzymes for bacterial growth and signaling
    Bavesh Davandra Kana
    MRC NHLS WITS Molecular Mycobacteriology Research Unit, DST NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical TB Research, School of Pathology, University of the Witwatersrand and the National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 58:39-50. 2010
  4. pmc Role of the DinB homologs Rv1537 and Rv3056 in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Bavesh D Kana
    MRC NHLS WITS Molecular Mycobacteriology Research Unit, DST NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical TB Research, School of Pathology of the University of the Witwatersrand and the National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Bacteriol 192:2220-7. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Depletion of resuscitation-promoting factors has limited impact on the drug susceptibility of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Bavesh D Kana
    MRC NHLS WITS Molecular Mycobacteriology Research Unit, DST NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical TB Research, University of the Witwatersrand, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:1583-5. 2010
  6. pmc Functional analysis of molybdopterin biosynthesis in mycobacteria identifies a fused molybdopterin synthase in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Monique J Williams
    MRC NHLS WITS Molecular Mycobacteriology Research Unit, DST NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical TB Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand and the National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Bacteriol 193:98-106. 2011

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Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Comparative genomics for mycobacterial peptidoglycan remodelling enzymes reveals extensive genetic multiplicity
    Edith Erika Machowski
    DST NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical TB Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, National Health Laboratory Service, P, O, Box 1038, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa
    BMC Microbiol 14:75. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc The role of resuscitation promoting factors in pathogenesis and reactivation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis during intra-peritoneal infection in mice
    Sergey Biketov
    Bakh Institute of Biochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
    BMC Infect Dis 7:146. 2007
    ..We have assessed the behavior of mutants that lack two or three rpf genes in different combinations in our intraperitoneal model...
  3. doi request reprint Resuscitation-promoting factors as lytic enzymes for bacterial growth and signaling
    Bavesh Davandra Kana
    MRC NHLS WITS Molecular Mycobacteriology Research Unit, DST NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical TB Research, School of Pathology, University of the Witwatersrand and the National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 58:39-50. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Role of the DinB homologs Rv1537 and Rv3056 in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Bavesh D Kana
    MRC NHLS WITS Molecular Mycobacteriology Research Unit, DST NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical TB Research, School of Pathology of the University of the Witwatersrand and the National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Bacteriol 192:2220-7. 2010
    ..tuberculosis do not behave like their counterparts from other organisms...
  5. doi request reprint Depletion of resuscitation-promoting factors has limited impact on the drug susceptibility of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Bavesh D Kana
    MRC NHLS WITS Molecular Mycobacteriology Research Unit, DST NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical TB Research, University of the Witwatersrand, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:1583-5. 2010
    ..Our study was aimed at assessing the drug susceptibility of mutants lacking all five rpf genes...
  6. pmc Functional analysis of molybdopterin biosynthesis in mycobacteria identifies a fused molybdopterin synthase in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Monique J Williams
    MRC NHLS WITS Molecular Mycobacteriology Research Unit, DST NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical TB Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand and the National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Bacteriol 193:98-106. 2011
    ..By implicating multiple synthase-encoding homologs in MoCo biosynthesis, these results suggest that important cellular functions may be served by their expansion in M. tuberculosis...