murein


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murein

(myo͝or′ē-ĭn, myo͝or′ēn′)

murein

the cross-linked mucopeptides that form the rigid framework of bacterial cell walls.
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Sesquiterpene farnesol inhibits recycling of C55 lipid carrier of the murein monomer precursor contributing to increased susceptibility to $3-lactams in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Biological roles of two new murein hydrolases of Streptococcus pneumoniae representing examples of module shuffling.
Murein types in Arthrobacter, brevibacteria, corynebacteria and microbacteria.
The organism contains a large amount of Murein monomer precursors and has a thickened cell wall.
The antibacterial activity of YML might be attributed to its capacity to disrupt bacterial murein.