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Keyword - Lipid A biosynthesis (KW-0441)

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Definition

Protein involved in the synthesis of lipid A (endotoxin), the hydrophobic anchor of lipopolysaccharide (LPS). Lipid A is a glucosamine-based phospholipid that makes up the outer monolayer of the outer membranes of most Gram-negative bacteria.

Synonyms

  • Lipid A anabolism
  • Lipid A biosynthetic process
  • Lipid A formation
  • Lipid A synthesis

Category

Biological process

GOi

lipid A biosynthetic process [ GO:0009245 ]

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