Characterization of the cell surface glycolipid from Spirochaeta aurantia

Abstract

Spirochaeta aurantia is a free-living saprophytic spirochete that grows easily in simple laboratory media, and thus can be used as a model for the investigation of surface carbohydrate structures in spirochetae, which are normally not available in sufficient amounts. Freeze-substitution electron microscopy indicated the presence of a capsule-like material… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10719-009-9230-4

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