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ProGP ID ProGP16
Validation Status Uncharacterized
Organism Information
Organism NameMycobacterium kansasii
Domain Bacteria
Classification Family: Mycobacteriaceae
Suborder: Corynebacterineae
Order: Actinomycetales
Subclass: Actinobacteridae
Class: Actinobacteria
Division or phylum: "Actinobacteria"
Taxonomic ID (NCBI) 557599 
Genome Sequence(s)
GenBank CP006835 
EMBL CP006835 
Protein Information
Protein Name50 kDa antigen
Function It is a potent antigen for tuberculin skin test. However, a limited specificity is displayed by skin test reactions to it in sensitized guinea pigs.
Glycosylation Status
Technique(s) used for Glycosylation DetectionLectin affinity chromatography
Year of Identification1983
Year of Identification Month Wise1983.1
ReferenceMa, Y. and Daniel, T.M. (1983) Isolation, characterization, and specificity of a glycoprotein antigen from Mycobacterium kansasii. Am Rev Respir Dis, 128, 1059-1064. [PubMed: 6196999]
Author Ma, Y. Daniel, T.M.
Research GroupDepartment of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Corresponding Author Daniel, T.M.