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Lipopolysaccharides

(noun) Plural form of lipopolysaccharide.

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Methylene Blue Solution use in staining variety of bacteria?

... bacteria, such as E.coli, Helicobacter, and other bacteria of the stomach, are more pathogenic. Gram negative bacterial cell walls are composed of lipopolysaccharides that can be an endotoxin (toxic shock syndrome). Gram stain experiments are another type of a multi-step staining and de-staining ...

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by scytek
Sun Feb 22, 2015 9:22 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Methylene Blue Solution use in staining variety of bacteria?
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Reasons for Skepticism on the Endosymbiosis?

... here . In order for mitochondria to resemble bacterial membranes, they should share characteristics such as a cell wall with peptidoglycan and lipopolysaccharides, gram-staining and antibiotic sensitivity. Some effects of antibiotics have been seen with both bacteria and mitochondria, but the ...

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by SuperfluousAvatar
Thu Jan 12, 2012 7:43 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Reasons for Skepticism on the Endosymbiosis?
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The Immune System - Recognition in innate immunity. How?

... immediate response and are able to recognize a broad range of pathogens. They recognize e.g. specific sugars on the surface of the pathogen or lipopolysaccharides (LPSs). In general, these structures are called pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPs) and are recognized by pattern recognition ...

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by biohazard
Tue May 12, 2009 7:43 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: The Immune System - Recognition in innate immunity. How?
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Which is more dangerous, gram-positive or gram-negative?

Well, as long as I know, most gram-negative bacteria are pathogens. According to their cell wall structure which has the Lipopolysaccharides on top of its outer membrane. Lipopolysaccharide is toxic chemical for human. You may use this reason to say that gram-negative bacteria have ...

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by pratumchai
Tue Aug 12, 2008 8:30 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Which is more dangerous, gram-positive or gram-negative?
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Views: 11529

The Fiber Disease

... RECREATIONAL EXPOSURE TO FRESHWATER CYANOBACTERIA: EPIDEMIOLOGY, DERMAL TOXICITY AND BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY OF CYANOBACTERIAL LIPOPOLYSACCHARIDES IAN STEWART http://eprint.uq.edu.au/archive/00001883/01/is_thesis_mar06.pdf http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1513208 ...

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by tamtam
Wed Jan 17, 2007 7:07 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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