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Certain bacteria generate highly toxic intermediates as part of their metabolism. Membranes with an unprecedented lipid composition and structure apparently meet the need for containment.

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Figure 1: Bacteria with a difference.

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DeLong, E. All in the packaging. Nature 419, 676–677 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1038/419676a

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