periplasmic


periplasmic
peri·plas·mic -'plaz-mik adj of, relating to, occurring in, or being the space between the cell wall and the plasma membrane <the \periplasmic flagella of spirochetes>

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peri·plas·mic (per″e-plasґmik) around the plasma membrane; between the plasma membrane and the cell wall of a bacterium.

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  • periplasmic — adjective see periplasm …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • periplasmic — adjective Surrounding the plasma of a bacterium See Also: periplasm …   Wiktionary

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  • periplasmic binding proteins — Transport proteins located within the periplasmic space. Some act as receptors for bacterial chemotaxis, interacting with MCPs. Their mode of action is unclear …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • periplasmic flagella — The flagella that lie under the outer sheath and extend from both ends of the spirochete cell to overlap in the middle and form the axial filament. Also called axial fibrils and endoflagella …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • periplasmic space — (per i plas mik) or periplasm (per ī plazm) The space between the plasma membrane and the outer membrane in gram negative bacteria, and between the plasma membrane and the cell wall in gram positive bacteria …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • periplasmic space — Structureless region between the plasma membrane and the cell wall of Gram negative bacteria …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • periplasmic space — a zone between the plasma membrane and the outer membrane of the cell wall of gram negative bacteria …   Medical dictionary

  • ribose-binding protein — Periplasmic binding proteins of bacteria that interact either with the ribose transport system or with the methyl accepting chemotaxis protein, MCP III ( trg ) …   Dictionary of molecular biology


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