Definitions

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  • noun peptidoglycan, mucopeptide

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[mur(amic acid) + –ein.]

Examples

  • We reason that this is because the early effects of the antibiotic as it perturbs the biosynthesis of the cell wall, can be compensated for by the thick layer of murein or peptidoglycan typically found in most Gram-positive bacteria.

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  • Bateman A, Bycroft M (2000) The structure of a LysM domain from E. coli membrane-bound lytic murein transglycosylase D (MltD).

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  • Bernhardt TG, de Boer PA (2004) Screening for synthetic lethal mutants in Escherichia coli and identification of EnvC (YibP) as a periplasmic septal ring factor with murein hydrolase activity.

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  • A previous report described construction of a UAMS-1 alsSD mutant (KB1097) and concluded that mutation of alsSD eliminated acetoin production and resulted in reduced murein hydrolase activity and reduced stationary phase survival

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  • A previous report described construction of a UAMS-1 alsSD mutant (KB1097) and concluded that mutation of alsSD eliminated acetoin production and resulted in reduced murein hydrolase activity and reduced stationary phase survival

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  • A previous report described construction of a UAMS-1 alsSD mutant (KB1097) and concluded that mutation of alsSD eliminated acetoin production and resulted in reduced murein hydrolase activity and reduced stationary phase survival

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