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Protein That Mimics DNA Helps Tuberculosis Bacteria Resist Antibiotics

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Science  03 Jun 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5727, pp. 1393
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5727.1393a

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A novel protein that helps the tuberculosis bacterium resist antibiotics shares an uncanny resemblance to DNA, researchers report on page 1480.