Bacterial physiology: Shuttling lipids across bacterial membranes

  • Irene Vacca
  • Published 2017 in Nature Reviews Microbiology

Abstract

bacteria comprises the inner and outer membranes, which are separated by the hydrophilic periplasm. The outer membrane functions as a selective barrier that prevents the entry of many small molecules into the cell and consists of an asymmetric bilayer comprising phospholipids, lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and lipid-anchored lipoproteins. Two new studies now… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrmicro.2017.49

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