murein


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murein

[myu̇r·ē·ən]
(biochemistry)
The peptidoglycan of bacterial cell walls.
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55] lipid carrier of the murein monomer precursor and also reduce the secretion and activity of [beta]-lactamase, thus contributing to increased susceptibility to [beta]-lactams in methicillin-resistant S.
The text's 26 chapters discuss a variety of topics, including biologically active peptides in streptococci, structure and biosynthesis of the pneumococcal cell wall, genetic regulation of virulence in Streptococcus pneumoniae, genome-wide screening of essential genes of Streptococcus pneumoniae, molecular epidemiology and mechanisms for antibiotic resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae, molecular pathogenesis group B streptococcal infections, virulence mechanisms of Streptococcus suis, protocol for conjugal transfer of genetic elements in Streptococcus pneumoniae, preparation and analysis of pneomococcal murein (peptidoglycan), detection of penicillin-binding proteins, and mouse models of pneumococcal infection.
Dose-reponse study of thimerosal-induced murein systemic autoimmunity.