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Genomes and Genes

katG

Summary

Gene Symbol: katG
Description: catalase/peroxidase HPI
Species: Mycobacterium smegmatis MC2

Top Publications

  1. Marcinkeviciene J, Magliozzo R, Blanchard J. Purification and characterization of the Mycobacterium smegmatis catalase-peroxidase involved in isoniazid activation. J Biol Chem. 1995;270:22290-5 pubmed
    The unique antitubercular activity of isoniazid requires that the drug be oxidized by the katG-encoded mycobacterial catalase-peroxidase to an activated drug form...