Genetics of M. tuberculosis
In 1998, the genome of the H37Rv strain was published. The size of the genome is 4 million base pairs, and has 3959 genes, out of these 40% of genes have their function characterised and another 44% are postulated with possible functions. Six pseudo genes are present within the genome.
Genome contains 250 genes involved in fatty acid metabolism, with 39 of these involved in the polypeptide metabolism generating the waxy coat. Such vast numbers of conserved genes show the revolutionary importance of the waxy coating to pathogen survival. M. tuberculosis can grow on the lipid cholesterol as a sole source of carbon, as genes involved in the cholesterol use pathways that have been important during various stages of the infection with tuberculosis. 10% of the coding genes are taken up by the amino acids that encode acidic, glycine-rich proteins. These proteins have a conserved N-terminal motif, deletion of which leads to impaired growth in granulomas and macrophages.
· H37Rv strain
· 3595 genes and 4 million base pairs
· Nine noncoding sRNAs and Glycine rich proteins
· Two X-linked (NEMO, CYBB) genes discovered in TB patients
· Recombinant human IFN-? thought to be effective in treatment
· TOX gene as strongly associated with the development of early-onset Pulmonary TB
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This cancellation policy was last updated on April 04, 2015.
Cancellation, Postponement and Transfer of Registration
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If Allied Academies cancels this event for any reason, you will receive a credit for 100% of the registration fee paid. You may use this credit for another Allied Academies event which must occur within one year from the date of cancellation.
If Allied Academies postpones an event for any reason and you are unable or unwilling to attend on rescheduled dates, you will receive a credit for 100% of the registration fee paid. You may use this credit for another Allied Academies event which must occur within one year from the date of postponement.
Transfer of registration
All fully paid registrations are transferable to other persons from the same organization, if registered person is unable to attend the event. Transfers must be made by the registered person in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org . Details must be included the full name of replacement person, their title, contact phone number and email address. All other registration details will be assigned to the new person unless otherwise specified.
Registration can be transferred to one conference to another conference of Allied Acdemies if the person is unable to attend one of conferences.
However, Registration cannot be transferred if it is intimated within 14 days of respective conference.
The transferred registrations will not be eligible for Refund.
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If the registrant is unable to attend, and is not in a position to transfer his/her participation to another person or event, then the following refund arrangements apply:
Keeping in view of advance payments towards Venue, Printing, Shipping, Hotels and other overheads, we had to keep Refund Policy is as following slabs-
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Accommodation Providers (Hotels) have their own cancellation policies, and they generally apply when cancellations are made less than 30 days prior to arrival. Please contact us as soon as possible, if you wish to cancel or amend your accommodation. Allied Academies will advise the cancellation policy of your accommodation provider, prior to cancelling or amending your booking, to ensure you are fully aware of any non-refundable deposits.