GlcNac-(1-->4)MurNAc-L-Ala-gamma-D-Glu-L-Lys-(D-Ala)2 [cell wall]

Stable Identifier
R-ALL-6789198
Type
Chemical Compound [SimpleEntity]
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Synonyms
N-acetyl-beta-D-glycosaminyl-(1->4)-N-acetylmuramoyl peptide, beta-GlcNAc-(1->4)-MurNAc-L-Ala-gamma-D-Glu-L-Lys-(D-Ala)2, peptidoglycan, PGN
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In Staphylococcus aureus, the pentapeptide coming off the N-acetyl muramic acid is composed of the amino acids L-alanine, D-glutamine, L-lysine, and two D-alanines.

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