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The wall of bacteria consist of

a)

N-acetylglucosamine

b)

N-acetyl muramic acid

c)

Both (a) and (b)

d)

Cellulose


Question ID - 224 | Toppr Answer

The wall of bacteria consist of

a)

N-acetylglucosamine

b)

N-acetyl muramic acid

c)

Both (a) and (b)

d)

Cellulose

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Answer Key : (c) -

(c)

The bacterial cell wall contains peptidoglycan or mucopeptide or murein with diaminopimelic acid, lipid and protein. Chemically, peptidoglycan is composed of N-acetyl glucosamine (NAG) and N-acetyl muramic acid (NAM).



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