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Young's modulus of peptidoglycan Generic ~100 MPa 112086 Wingreen NS, Huang KC....
Number of peptidoglycan/cell Bacteria Escherichia coli 1 Unitless 102997 Neidhardt F.C. Escherichia...
Width of peptidoglycan layer Bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa 2.41 (±0.54) nm 105384 Vollmer W, Seligman SJ....
Thickness of peptidoglycan bacteria Gram-negative few nanometers: Gram-positive 30 to 100 nm 108581 Silhavy TJ, Kahne D,...
Width of peptidoglycan layer Bacteria Escherichia coli 6.35 (±0.53) nm 105385 Vollmer W, Seligman SJ....
Width of peptidoglycan layer in E. coli B Bacteria Escherichia coli 7.8 nm 105383 Hobot JA, Carlemalm E...
Peptidoglycan content of cell wall bacteria Gram positive >50%: Gram negative 10-20% Table - link % 111941 The Microbial World,...
Percent of cell that is peptidoglycan (by dry weight) Bacteria Escherichia coli 2.5 (Table - link) % 101936 Neidhardt F.C. Escherichia...
Fraction of peptidoglycan that is turned-over in each generation bacteria 50 % 106718 Reith J, Mayer C. Pe...
Ratio between amount of vancomycin neutralized in peptidoglycan by parental strain and resistant mutant Bacteria Staphylococcus aureus 1.24 unitless 102449 Sieradzki K, Tomasz A....
Fraction of peptidoglycan mass out of total Gram-positive cell mass bacteria 20 % 106721 Reith J, Mayer C. Pe...
Glycan strand length and cross-linking of peptidoglycan from different species bacteria Table - link N/A 105388 Vollmer W, Seligman SJ....
Width of cell envelope layers of E. coli B Bacteria Escherichia coli Table - link N/A 104946 Hobot JA, Carlemalm E...
Width of cell envelope of E. coli B Bacteria Escherichia coli 28.7 nm 104947 Hobot JA, Carlemalm E...
Distance between outer and inner membrane (membranes included) Bacteria Caulobacter crescentus 40.5 nm 104910 Gan L, Chen S, Jensen...
Experimentally calculated values for the different layers of the cellular envelope Bacteria Escherichia coli Table - link nm 114050 Gameiro D et al., Co...
Ratio between amount of vancomycin neutralized in cell wall by parental strain and resistant mutant Bacteria Staphylococcus aureus 2.13 unitless 102448 Sieradzki K, Tomasz A....
Size of protein that can diffuse freely through an unstretched cell wall layer (murein) of Gram positive bacteria bacteria 25 kDa 106724 Reith J, Mayer C. Pe...
Thickness of murein in Gram positive bacteria bacteria 20 to 80 nm 106723 Reith J, Mayer C. Pe...
Thickness of inner membrane Bacteria Caulobacter crescentus 4.5 nm 104911 Gan L, Chen S, Jensen...