lipopolysaccharide


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lipopolysaccharide

[‚lip·ō‚päl·ē′sak·ə‚rīd]
(biochemistry)
Any of a class of conjugated polysaccharides consisting of a polysaccharide combined with a lipid.
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Pasteurella multocida possesses a truncated lipopolysaccharide structure and is attenuated in virulence.
Morphological heterogeneity among Salmonella lipopolysaccharide chemotypes in silver-stained polyacrylamide gels.
By binding to and sequestering lipopolysaccharide, (26,27) lactoferrin and its metabolites help prevent the development of metabolic endotoxemia and can help relieve an already established metabolic endotoxemia condition.
Lipopolysaccharide affects exploratory behaviors toward novel objects by impairing cognition and/or motivation in mice: Possible role of activation of the central amygdala.
JH, "A point mutation in the active site of Legionella pneumophila O-acetyltransferase resulted in modified lipopolysaccharide but does not influence virulence", Int J Med Microbiol 2001; 291:345-352.
The functional role of increased production of nitric oxide in lipopolysaccharide induced embryonic resorption in mice.
By 4 hours, those with diabetes had a mean lipopolysaccharide load of 17 EU/mL.
Lipopolysaccharide (LPS) is the main outer membrane component of gram negative bacteria which constitutes about 75% of the surface (1) and 5-10% of the total dry weight of gram negative bacteria (2).
Lipopolysaccharide serotyping of Neisseria meningitidis by hemagglutination inhibition.
i]-adrenergic receptor (AR) activation with or without lipopolysaccharide (LPS).