Tag: Megan Baxter

  • Drug Development Targeting KasA in M. tuberculosis

    By Megan Baxter Faculty Mentor: Davis Oldham Abstract Tuberculosis is a highly infectious disease affecting the lungs and respiratory system caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tuberculosis). As one of the most dangerous lung diseases, recent studies have found existing treatments to become resistant and call for new treatments. Research involving the inhibition of KasA (β-ketoacyl…