Bacterial Membranes

Some articles on membranes, bacterial membranes:

Antimicrobial Peptides - Selectivity - Mechanism
... The cell membranes of bacteria are rich in acidic phospholipids, such as phosphatidylglycerol and cardiolipin ... the outmost leaflets of the bilayer which is exposed to the outside of the bacterial membranes are more attractive to the attack of the positively charged antimicrobial ... peptides and the negatively charged bacterial membranes is mainly the electrostatic interactions, which is the major driving force for cellular association ...

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