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The Cord Factor: Structure, Biosynthesis and Application in Drug Research – Achilles Heel of Mycobacterium tuberculosis?

By Ayssar A. Elamin, Matthias Stehr and Mahavir Singh

Submitted: April 6th 2011Reviewed: August 16th 2011Published: February 15th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/32032

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