L-2-hydroxytetradecanoic acid as a constituent of Salmonella lipopolysaccharides (lipid A).

  title={L-2-hydroxytetradecanoic acid as a constituent of Salmonella lipopolysaccharides (lipid A).},
  author={Klaus Bryn and Ernst Th. Rietschel},
  journal={European journal of biochemistry},
  volume={86 2},
L-2-Hydroxytetradecanoic acid was recognized as a characteristic, although minor, constituent of the lipid A component of Salmonella lipopolysaccharides. The 2-hydroxy fatty acid was present in lipid A as an ester, probably bound to the hydroxyl group of some D-3-hydroxytetradecanoic acid residues. A survey of enterobacterial lipopolysaccharides showed that L-2-hydroxytetradecanoid acid was also present in Klebsiella and Serratia strains. It was absent, however, from lipopolysaccharides of… CONTINUE READING

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