Tag: Carrie Garvey

  • Synthesis of Tuberculosis Competitive Inhibitor Protein KasA

    By Arianna Chase and Carrie Garvey Faculty Mentor: Dr. Davis Oldham Abstract:   The KasA protein in M. tuberculosis catalyzes the steps of a four-step fatty acid elongation that consequently enables the strength of the TB cell wall. The inhibition of the KasA protein would cause the fatty acid chain to not form and encourage the…