Brucella-Salmonella lipopolysaccharide chimeras are less permeable to hydrophobic probes and more sensitive to cationic peptides and EDTA than are their native Brucella sp. counterparts.

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Freer, E. (Enrique); Moreno, E. (Edgardo); Moriyon, I. (Ignacio); Pizarro-Cerda, J. (Javier); Weintraub, A. (Andrej); Gorvel, J.P. (Jean Pierre);
  • Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC178440
  • Subject: Research Article | Brucella abortus drug effects | Anti-bacterial agents pharmacology | Lipopolysaccharides metabolism | Salmonella drug effects
    mesheuropmc: lipids (amino acids, peptides, and proteins)

A rough (R) Brucella abortus 45/20 mutant was more sensitive to the bactericidal activity of polymyxin B and lactoferricin B than was its smooth (S) counterpart but considerably more resistant than Salmonella montevideo. The outer membrane (OM) and isolated lipopolysacc... View more
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