4.) has an outer membrane (lipopolysaccride + phospholipid- A & O polysachrides)
6.) moderately sensitive
carb. chains that are part of the outer membrane located on the side of the membrane that faces extracellular fluid. vary from one species to the next. Can be recognized by the immune system. Can be used as diagnostic tool for ID of some bacteria.
what are the components of peptidoglycan?
-composed of repeating molecules of the sugars N-acetyl muramic acid (NAM) & N-acetyl glucosamine (NAG)