Microbiology: Peeling Back the Layers of Bacterial Envelope Mechanics

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Abstract

The Gram-negative cell envelope has two important mechanical elements. Whereas the cell wall bears the brunt of the turgor pressure during normal growth, the outer membrane also provides necessary rigidity under physical stress. The Gram-negative cell envelope has two important mechanical elements. Whereas the cell wall bears the brunt of the turgor pressure during normal growth, the outer membrane also provides necessary rigidity under physical stress.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R1210-R1211
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume28
Issue number20
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 22 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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