periplasm


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per·i·plasm

(per'i-plazm),
The space between the cell membranes and the cell wall, in gram-negative bacteria; contains proteins secreted by the cell.

periplasm

(pĕr′ə-plăz′əm)
n.
The region between the cytoplasmic membrane and the outer cell membrane in gram-negative bacteria and some archaea.

per′i·plas′mic adj.
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2008); and the antimicrobial impact of cinnamaldehyde (a non-phenolic phenylpropene and main active compound of CIN) is suggested to arise through its carbonyl group interaction with proteins in the periplasm and inactivating microbial enzymes (Nikaido, 1994; Burt, 2004).
However, CT is secreted extracellularly, while LT is trapped in the periplasm of the bacterial cells, but released after cell lysis.
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This residue could extend into the periplasm a the Bdr proteins to other cellular components, such as the peptidoglycan.
The C-terminal positively charged am exposed to the periplasm, where it may interact with other cellular components [ILLEGIBLE TEXT] peptidoglycan.
Moreover, microbial structure is contained within the periplasm, which lacks GSH reducing agents that play a protective role in eukaryotic cells (Eastvold, 2005).
generated during aerobic metabolism and a third SOD is cofactored by copper and zinc (Cu,Zn-SOD) and has been identified in the periplasm of a wide range of Gram-negative bacteria viz.
Type III secretion needle complex-like "rivet complexes" (RCs) were viewed to rivet the bacterial outer and inner membranes together, allowing only pockets of periplasm to expand/inflate in order to liberate OMVs.