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The cortical peptidoglycan from spores of Bacillus megaterium and Bacillus subtilis is not highly cross-linked.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8478339     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Determination by amino acid analyses of the percentage of diaminopimelic acid in the spore cortex of Bacillus megaterium and Bacillus subtilis which is involved in interpeptide cross-links gave values of 31 to 37%. This finding supports the idea that the cortex volume could undergo significant changes in response to changes in pH or ionic strength and could thus play an active role in reducing the water content of the spore protoplast during sporulation.
Authors:
D L Popham; P Setlow
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of bacteriology     Volume:  175     ISSN:  0021-9193     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Bacteriol.     Publication Date:  1993 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-05-26     Completed Date:  1993-05-26     Revised Date:  2010-09-10    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985120R     Medline TA:  J Bacteriol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2767-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Biochemistry, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030-3305.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Amino Acids / analysis
Bacillus megaterium / chemistry*
Bacillus subtilis / chemistry*,  ultrastructure
Cross-Linking Reagents
Diaminopimelic Acid / analysis
Peptidoglycan / chemistry*
Spores, Bacterial / chemistry*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Amino Acids; 0/Cross-Linking Reagents; 0/Peptidoglycan; 583-93-7/Diaminopimelic Acid
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