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Definition of "periplasmic" [periplasmic]

  • Surrounding the plasma of a bacterium (adjective)

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Use "periplasmic" in a sentence
  • "Loss of the L ring does not inhibit motility only relocates the flagella to the periplasmic space."
  • "Using cryo-electron tomography, they were able to reconstruct a three-dimensional image of the spirochete and its periplasmic flagella."
  • "Study of Geobacter sulfurreducens has shown that TCA cycle enzymes, inner-membrane respiratory enzymes, and periplasmic and outer-membrane cytochromes are required."
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