Promiscuous Peptide of 16 kDa Antigen Linked to Pam2Cys Protects Against Mycobacterium tuberculosis by Evoking Enduring Memory T-Cell Response
Uthaman Gowthaman, Vijender Singh, Weiguang Zeng, Shweta Jain, Kaneez F Siddiqui, Sathi Babu Chodisetti, Rama Krishna Gurram, Pankaj Parihar, Pushpa Gupta, Umesh D Gupta, David C Jackson, Javed N Agrewala
Journal of Infectious Diseases | OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC | Published : 2011
We thank Andrea Cooper, PhD, Trudeau Institute, New York, and Robert J. Wilkinson, PhD, Imperial College, London, for their critical reading of the manuscript. We thank Priya Gowthaman for helping with the manuscript preparation. We are grateful to V. M. Katoch, MD, NJIL&OMD, Agra, India, for providing the Biosafety Level 3 facility and to B. N. Dutta, MD, Medicos Centre, Chandigarh, India, for histopathological analysis. U. G. and K. F. S. are recipients of a DBT fellowship, and V. S., S. J, R. G., and S. C. are receipients of a CSIR fellowship.This work was supported by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Department of Biotechnology (DBT), New Delhi, India.