periplast


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periplast

(pĕr′ĭ-plăst) [″ + plassein, to form]
Any structure surrounding the cell membrane, e.g., a bacterial cell wall.
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Historically, these layers have been referred to by a variety of terms, including the periplast (Dodge and Crawford, 1970; Kevin et al., 1969; Palincsar et al., 1988; Taylor, 1968; Trench and Blank, 1987), the amphiesma (Schoenberg and Trench, 1980a; Thinh et al., 1986), the theca (Battey, 1992; Taylor, 1971), the vacuolar membranes (Colley and Trench, 1983), or simply the cell covering (Tripodi and Santisi, 1982).
The "amorphous layer" of the periplast described by Kevin et al.
The self-lubricating chains are available on new takeoff equipment from Periplast Equipamentos Industriais Lda.