X

Quality Statement

Pacific Biosciences is committed to providing high-quality products that meet customer expectations and comply with regulations. We will achieve these goals by adhering to and maintaining an effective quality-management system designed to ensure product quality, performance, and safety.

X

Image Use Agreement

By downloading, copying, or making any use of the images located on this website (“Site”) you acknowledge that you have read and understand, and agree to, the terms of this Image Usage Agreement, as well as the terms provided on the Legal Notices webpage, which together govern your use of the images as provided below. If you do not agree to such terms, do not download, copy or use the images in any way, unless you have written permission signed by an authorized Pacific Biosciences representative.

Subject to the terms of this Agreement and the terms provided on the Legal Notices webpage (to the extent they do not conflict with the terms of this Agreement), you may use the images on the Site solely for (a) editorial use by press and/or industry analysts, (b) in connection with a normal, peer-reviewed, scientific publication, book or presentation, or the like. You may not alter or modify any image, in whole or in part, for any reason. You may not use any image in a manner that misrepresents the associated Pacific Biosciences product, service or technology or any associated characteristics, data, or properties thereof. You also may not use any image in a manner that denotes some representation or warranty (express, implied or statutory) from Pacific Biosciences of the product, service or technology. The rights granted by this Agreement are personal to you and are not transferable by you to another party.

You, and not Pacific Biosciences, are responsible for your use of the images. You acknowledge and agree that any misuse of the images or breach of this Agreement will cause Pacific Biosciences irreparable harm. Pacific Biosciences is either an owner or licensee of the image, and not an agent for the owner. You agree to give Pacific Biosciences a credit line as follows: "Courtesy of Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc., Menlo Park, CA, USA" and also include any other credits or acknowledgments noted by Pacific Biosciences. You must include any copyright notice originally included with the images on all copies.

IMAGES ARE PROVIDED BY Pacific Biosciences ON AN "AS-IS" BASIS. Pacific Biosciences DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OWNERSHIP, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL Pacific Biosciences BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE IMAGES.

You agree that Pacific Biosciences may terminate your access to and use of the images located on the PacificBiosciences.com website at any time and without prior notice, if it considers you to have violated any of the terms of this Image Use Agreement. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Pacific Biosciences, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to the Site from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation by you of the terms of this Image Use Agreement or Pacific Biosciences' termination of your access to or use of the Site. Termination will not affect Pacific Biosciences' rights or your obligations which accrued before the termination.

I have read and understand, and agree to, the Image Usage Agreement.

I disagree and would like to return to the Pacific Biosciences home page.

Pacific Biosciences
Contact:

Authors: Li, Haicheng and Guo, Huixin and Chen, Tao and Yu, Li and Chen, Yuhui and Zhao, Jiao and Yan, Huimin and Chen, Mu and Sun, Qi and Zhang, Chenchen and others

Objective: Multiple resistances to isoniazid and rifampicin lead to the majority of death associated with M. tuberculosis infection. This study aimed to characterize the single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and insertion and deletion (InDel) mutations associated with isoniazid and rifampicin resistance. Methods: The M. tuberculosis strain H37Rv was cultured and treated with isoniazid or rifampicin for generations. Total DNA samples from different generations were extracted for construction of DNA library, and the SNP and InDel mutation in different samples were detected by whole genome sequencing. Bioinformatics analysis such as phylogenetic tree and heap map were also performed. Results: Totally 58 nonsynonymous SNP mutations, 64 synonymous SNP mutations, and 99 SNP mutations in intergenic regions were detected in M. tuberculosis strains treated with rifampicin or isoniazid. Seven InDel mutations were found in the intergenic regions, and also six frameshift InDel mutation and three non- frameshift InDel mutations were also characterized. The phylogenetic tree showed clustering of all samples into three main subgroups. A great number of known and newly identified genes associated with drug resistance were detected in M. tuberculosis, showing distinct mutation patterns. Conclusion: By whole genome sequencing, many genetic mutations in both known and new genes associated with isoniazid and rifampicin resistance were charac- terized in M. tuberculosis.

Journal: International journal of clinical and experimental pathology
DOI: NA
Year: 2018

Read Publication

 

Stay
Current

Visit our blog »