Table 2.

Characteristics for two novel low-mass proteins fromM. tuberculosis

ProteinMolecular mass (kDa)pISanger identification nomenclatureAntibodyHomology to other M. tuberculosis proteinsNotes
TB7.37.33.8Rv3221cPAb α-TB7.3Biotin binding sitea
TB10.410.44.5Rv0288MAb PV-284% identity to Rv3019cAla-rich protein
AJ002067b 65% identity in a 69-amino-acid overlap with Rv3017cMember of mycobacterial protein family containing ESAT-6
  • a Rosenkrands, unpublished results.

  • b Accession number from the EMBL nucleotide sequence database.