Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers, INSERM Université Pierre et Marie Curie UPD (UPMC)

The Laboratoire de Recherche Moléculaire sur les Antibitiotiques (LRMA; project name: Structures Bactériennes Impliquées dans la Modulation de la Résistance aux Antibiotiques) has functioned as an INSERM unit (U655) that is now integrated as team 12 of the Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers (CRC); UMR S 872; INSERM; Université  Pierre et Marie Curie; Université Paris Descartes.

Expertise related to their role in the project: Directly relevant to the ORCHID program is the expertise in determining the structure of the cell wall peptidoglycan of M. tuberculosis and related organism by mass spectrometry and in designing assays for peptidoglycan synthesis enzymes and testing their inhibition.

Key Personnel

Michel Arthur Jean-Luc Mainardi, Jean-Emmanuel Hugonnet, Mélanie Etheve-Quelquejeu