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Crystalline Bacterial Cell Surface Layers and their Application Potentials

  • Paul Messner
  • Margit Sára
  • Dietmar Pum
  • Uwe B. Sleytr
Part of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies Symposium Series book series (FEMS, volume 65)

Abstract

Crystalline cell surface layers (S-layers) have been identified as the outermost envelope component in hundreds of different species of every taxonomical group of walled eubacteria and archaebacteria (Fig. 1) by electron microscopy of either freeze-etched, freeze-dried and shadowed, negatively stained, or thin sectioned preparations (for reviews see Sleytr, 1978; Sleytr and Messner, 1983, 1988 a; Sleytr et al., 1988; Messner and Sleytr, 1992).

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Bacillus Stearothermophilus Surface Array Glycan Chain Crystalline Array Cell BioI 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Messner
    • 1
  • Margit Sára
    • 1
  • Dietmar Pum
    • 1
  • Uwe B. Sleytr
    • 1
  1. 1.Zentrum für Ultrastrukturforschung und Ludwig-Boltzmann-Institut für Molekulare NanotechnologieUniversität für BodenkulturWienAustria

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