OBO ID: GO:0036407
Term Name: mycolate outer membrane Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • MOM
  • mycobacterial outer membrane
  • mycolate outer membrane
  • mycomembrane
Definition: A mycolic acid-rich cell outer membrane containing a lipid bilayer and long-chain mycolic acids (hydroxylated branched-chain fatty acids) that are covalently linked to the cell wall peptidoglycan via an arabinogalactan network. Found in mycobacteria and related genera (e.g. corynebacteria). (2)
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Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
EXPRESSION No data available
PHENOTYPE No data available