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Structural Model of TB Enzyme

Caption: This is a 3-D model of the outside surface of the enzyme that helps M. tuberculosis bacteria resist common antibiotics. Blue indicates positively charged atoms; red indicates negatively charged atoms. A peptidoglycan (green) is bound inside the enzyme's active site.

Credit: Mario A. Bianchet

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