Cross section of fatty acid chain of phospholipid in outer membrane

Value 0.234 nm^2
Organism Bacteria Salmonella sp.
Reference Nikaido Hiroshi, Outer membrane, ch. 5 in Neidhardt F.C. Escherichia coli and Salmonella: Cellular and Molecular Biology. Vol 1, ASM Press 1996. note under table 1 Table - link
Primary Source Labischinski H, Barnickel G, Bradaczek H, Naumann D, Rietschel ET, Giesbrecht P. High state of order of isolated bacterial lipopolysaccharide and its possible contribution to the permeation barrier property of the outer membrane. J Bacteriol. 1985 Apr162(1):9-20.PubMed ID3980449
Method (primary source) X ray diffraction
Comments Note-although cited by the reference, this value wasn't found in the primary source. See comment to BNID 103340
Entered by Uri M
ID 103341