Fraction of peptidoglycan mass out of total Gram-positive cell mass

Value 20 %
Organism bacteria
Reference Reith J, Mayer C. Peptidoglycan turnover and recycling in Gram-positive bacteria. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2011 Jul 28 2nd page left column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID21796380
Comments Peptidoglycan generally accounts for more than 20% of the weight of a Gram-positive cell. See BNID 101936, 104592, 104593
Entered by Uri M
ID 106721