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Curr Biol. 2018 Oct 22;28(20):R1210-R1211. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.09.023.

Microbiology: Peeling Back the Layers of Bacterial Envelope Mechanics.

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Department of Physics and Lewis-Sigler Institute, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA. Electronic address: shaevitz@princeton.edu.

Abstract

The Gram-negative cell envelope has two important mechanical elements. Whereas the cell wall bears the brunt of the turgor pressure during normal growth, the outer membrane also provides necessary rigidity under physical stress.

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30352194
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2018.09.023

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