11th Hour Introduction to Microbiology by Darralyn McCall

By Darralyn McCall

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The peptidoglycan layer is a polymer of alternating N-acetylmuramic acid and N-acerylglucosamine residucs, forming long chains that complctely surround the cytoplasmic membrane. A tetrapeptide chain is connected to each N-acetylmuramic residue. D-Amino acids are found in the tetrapeptide chains. The tetrapeptide chains are joined to one another by a direct transpeptide bond or by a short polypeptide chain of amino acids. The Archaea (see Chapter 7) cell wall consists of pseudopeptidoglycan, which is chemically difTerent from peptidoglycan but serves the same functions as the peptidoglycan layer of eubacteria.

To have a Auitllike consistency, the membranes of the psychrophiles will have higher levels of _ _ _ _ _ fatty acids than the membranes of the mesophiles. a. saturated b. unsaturated c. both saturated and unsaturated d. neither saturated nor unsaturated Short Answer 5. Li t two properties of the fatty acids of membrane lipids that alter the phase transition temperature of the membrane and explain why. 6. State two properties that are the same and two properties that are different when comparing passive and active mediated transport systems.

These bonds result in the acidic property and net negative charge at neutral pH of nucleic acids. The concept of pH is reviewed on the Web. There are three levels of structural organization for nucleic acids. Primary structure is the sequence of the bases in the polynucleotide chain. Secondary structure describes its helicity (DNA is a righthanded helix) and whether it is single stranded or double stranded. Single-stranded nucleic acid can have secondary structure by the formation of helical structure between different regions of the polynucleotide chain.

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