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Bacterial physiology

Bridging the gap for lipopolysaccharides

Nature Reviews Microbiology volume 16, pages 184185 (2018) | Download Citation

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This study provides evidence that lipopolysaccharides are pushed from the inner membrane to the outer membrane of the bacterial cell envelope over a protein bridge.

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  • 03 May 2018

    The image that accompanies this article was wrongly credited to Macmillan Publishers Limited in the online version. The correct credit is iStockphoto. This has now been corrected online. We apologize to the readers for any confusion caused.

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    et al. Lipopolysaccharide is transported to the cell surface by a membrane-to-membrane protein bridge. Science 359, 798–801 (2018)

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