Fig.10B: Structure of a Gram-Negative
cell wall is composed of a thin, inner layer of peptidoglycan and an outer
membrane consisting of molecules of phospholipids, lipopolysaccharides (LPS),
lipoproteins and sutface proteins. The
lipopolysaccharide consists of lipid A and O polysaccharide.
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