Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: UMass Amherst microbiologists contribute to possible new anti-TB treatment path

(University of Massachusetts at Amherst) As part of the long effort to improve treatment of tuberculosis (TB), microbiologists led by Yasu Morita at the University of Massachusetts Amherst report that they have for the first time characterized a protein involved in making a glycolipid compound found in the TB cell wall, which is critical for the disease-causing Mycobacterium to become infectious.