Journal article

pks5-recombination-mediated surface remodelling in Mycobacterium tuberculosis emergence

Eva C Boritsch, Wafa Frigui, Alessandro Cascioferro, Wladimir Malaga, Gilles Etienne, Francoise Laval, Alexandre Pawlik, Fabien Le Chevalier, Mickael Orgeur, Laurence Ma, Christiane Bouchier, Timothy P Stinear, Philip Supply, Laleh Majlessi, Mamadou Daffe, Christophe Guilhot, Roland Brosch

Nature Microbiology | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2016

University of Melbourne Researchers


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Awarded by Fondation pour la Recherche Medicale FRM

Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank T. Seemann for initial help with NeighborNet analysis, and H. Pouseele for help with mapping and SNP analysis. The authors also thank I. Rosenkrands and G. Delogu for providing polyclonal anti-SigA antibodies and vector pMV10-25, respectively, and K. Sebastien for expert assistance in animal care in the biosafety-A3 facilities. The authors acknowledge support from a European Community grant (no. 260872), the EU-EFPIA Innovative Medicines Initiative (grant no. 115337), the Agence National de Recherche (ANR-14-JAMR-001-02) and the Fondation pour la Recherche Medicale FRM (DEQ20090515399 and DEQ20130326471). High-throughput sequencing was performed on the Genomics Platform, a member of the 'France Genomique' consortium (ANR10-INBS-09-08). R.B. is a member of the LabEx consortium IBEID at the Institut Pasteur. F.L.-C. was supported by the French Region Ile-de-France (Domaine d'Interet Majeur Maladies Infectieuses et Emergentes) PhD programme. E.C.B. was supported by a stipend from the Pasteur-Paris University (PPU) International PhD programme and the Institut Carnot Pasteur Maladies Infectieuses.