outer membrane


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out·er mem·brane

the larger of the two membranes of a double membrane.
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For this reason omp10 mutant was constructed to examine the impacts of the outer membrane protein 10 (Omp10) on bacterial survival, virulence, phagosome-lysosome fusion, and apoptosis induction, as assessed in appropriate in vitro (cell culture) and animal models.
The outer membrane (associating dynamin and PD rings) of the plastids could not be completely solved by high concentrations of NP-40 (Fig.
Hughes' graduate student Eli Cohen pursued the question of rod length control in Salmonella enterica using genetic tools with slow progress until, in one of his courses, he heard about the concept of the outer membrane tethering protein Lpp, that physically links the outer membrane to the cell wall.
Another 24 articles look at microbiology from such perspectives as the role of microbial electron transfer in the coevolution of the biosphere and geosphere, xenogeneic silencing and its impact on bacterial genomes, the power of asymmetry: architecture and assembly of the gram-negative outer membrane lipid bilayer, insights into the coral microbiome: underpinning the health and resilience of reef ecosystems, and autophagy evasion and endoplasmic reticular subversion: the yin and yang of Legionella intracellular infection.
Brucella, like other Gram-negative bacteria, has ability to secrete outer membrane vesicles (OMVs) by blebbing and pinching off the segments of its outer membrane with an average diameter of 20-250nm.
AVYCAZ also demonstrated in vitro activity against Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the presence of some AmpC beta-lactamases, and certain strains lacking outer membrane porin.
This project includes the placement of a TEDLAR Coating on the outer membrane.
Inactivated whole culture and outer membrane protein (OMP) vaccines were developed from Escherichia coli serogroups O1 and O78 and determined their potency to induce antibody response against colibacillosis in comparison to Nobilis(r) vaccine using Micro-agglutination test (MAT) and Enzyme Liked Immunosorbent assay (ELISA).
Precursor proteins are transported across the narrow pores formed by the Translocase of the Outer Membrane (TOM) and the Translocase of the Inner Membrane (TIM) complexes, mostly in an unfolded state [27].
The product is a zinc-dependent metalloenzyme needed for the outer membrane of Gram-negative bacteria, and inhibition of LpxC has antimicrobial activity.
The protein resides in sperm tails and helps sperm push through the tough outer membrane of an egg.