Fraction of peptidoglycan that is turned-over in each generation

Value 50 %
Organism bacteria
Reference Reith J, Mayer C. Peptidoglycan turnover and recycling in Gram-positive bacteria. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2011 Jul 28 1st page right column bottom paragraphPubMed ID21796380
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Method Pulse-chase experiments with radioactively labeled cell wall precursors such as DAP, N-acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc) or D-glutamic acid
Comments The Gram positive species listed in keywords (and the Gram negative N. gonorrhoea) were studied
Entered by Uri M
ID 106718