mucopeptide


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mu·co·pep·tide

(myū'kō-pep'tīd),
1. A peptide found in combination with polysaccharides containing muramic or sialic acids.
2. Synonym(s): peptidoglycan

mucopeptide

(myo͞o′kō-pĕp′tīd)
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Bacterial and mucopeptide concretions of the lacrimal drainage system: an analysis of 30 casesOphthal Plast Reconstt Surg.
A deeper inspection revealed the existence of hydrophobic interactions in the form of methyl groups (from mucopeptide residues) networking with oxofunctionalities of the constituent polymers (Figure 13).
Streptococcal mucopeptides and bacterial enzymes such as lipase and hyaluronidase can cause tissue necrosis, leading to the easy separation of fascial planes and dissection into other areas of the neck.
An immunochemical analysis of bacterial mucopeptides. J Immunol 1966; 97:797-884.