Fig. 9: Diploptene (A Bacterial Hopanoid)

Sterol-like hopanoids are found in the cytoplasmic membrane of many bacteria.

Illustration of A Bacterial Hopanoid.jpg by Gary E. Kaiser, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology, The Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus
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