Width of peptidoglycan layer

Value 6.35 nm Range: ±0.53 nm
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Vollmer W, Seligman SJ. Architecture of peptidoglycan: more data and more models. Trends Microbiol. 2010 Feb18(2):59-66.PubMed ID20060721
Primary Source Matias VR, Al-Amoudi A, Dubochet J, Beveridge TJ. Cryo-transmission electron microscopy of frozen-hydrated sections of Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. J Bacteriol. 2003 Oct185(20):6112-8.PubMed ID14526023
Method (Primary source): cryo-TEM (transmission electron microscopy)
Comments See BNID 105383 for value of 7.8 nm.
Entered by Uri M
ID 105385