Peptidoglycan Biosynthesis (Part 3)

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Note. The third residue in the pentapeptide is meso-2,6-diaminopimelate (2,6-diaminoheptanedioate, A2pm) in Gram-negative and some Gram-positive organisms. It is lysine in other Gram-positive organisms.

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