lipopolysaccharide


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lip·o·pol·y·sac·cha·ride

 (lĭp′ō-pŏl′ē-săk′ə-rīd′, lī′pō-)
n.
Any of a group of polysaccharides in which a lipid constitutes a portion of the molecule, found in the outer cell wall of gram-negative bacteria.

lip•o•pol•y•sac•cha•ride

(ˈlaɪp oʊˌpɒl iˈsæk əˌraɪd, -rɪd, ˈlaɪ poʊ-)

n.
any of a class of polysaccharides to which lipids are attached.
[1950–55]
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Analytical studies of lipopolysaccharide and its derivatives from Salmonella minesota R595.
Outer membrane protein and lipopolysaccharide heterogeneity among Eikenella corrodens isolates.
Unhealthy food habits (like the typical Western diet high in fat and processed foods, and low in fiber) increase the production, absorption, and blood levels of lipopolysaccharide (LPS), which in turn increase the risk of metabolic endotoxemia.
Components of whole-cell vaccines, including lipopolysaccharides and internal proteins, were important in signaling the innate immune system to shape a more robust response.
Up-regulation of inducible nitric oxide synthase in the substantia nigra by lipopolysaccharide causes microglial activation and neurodegeneration.
Although, MAb subtyping may not be reliable since the expression of the lipopolysaccharide types that react with the MAb is prone to phase variation and may also depend on the growth stage [26], it was shown recently that the MAb 3/1 epitope is expressed during all growth phases [27].
Lipopolysaccharide (Escherichia coli LPS, serotype 0127:B8) and Vitamin E were purchased from Sigma Chemical Co.
Subsequently, in the endogenous hyperthermia group, 250 microgram/kg intraperitoneal lipopolysaccharide (LPS) (Escherichia coli Serotype 0127:B8 lipopolysaccharide Sigma, USA) was administered to rats except for the control group and normal saline solution at the same volume was administered to the control group.
Our data highlight that these people can be exposed to as much as 126% more circulating lipopolysaccharide after a high-fat meal," said Dr.
pylori was found to exhibit a lipopolysaccharide (LPS) that varies in structure from strain to strain; some can even mimic human blood group antigens.
Lipopolysaccharide (LPS) is an important structural component of the outer cell membrane complex of gram negative microorganisms.