Fraction of cell dry weight that is glycerol-based membrane lipids

Range 2 to 6 %
Organism prokaryote
Reference Sturt HF, Summons RE, Smith K, Elvert M, Hinrichs KU. Intact polar membrane lipids in prokaryotes and sediments deciphered by high-performance liquid chromatography/electrospray ionization multistage mass spectrometry new biomarkers for biogeochemistry and microbial ecology. Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 2004 18(6):617-28. p.617 left columnPubMed ID15052572
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Comments For lipid fraction of cell dry weight of 9.1% see table in BNID 101436
Entered by Uri M
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