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3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||769.318 g·mol−1|
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Bactoprenol phosphate transports NAM and NAG across the cell membrane during the synthesis of peptidoglycan, by flipping the repeating monomer units from the cytoplasm to the periplasm. Bactoprenol remains in the membrane at all times.
- Thorne KJ, Kodicek E (April 1966). "The structure of bactoprenol, a lipid formed by lactobacilli from mevalonic acid". The Biochemical Journal. 99 (1): 123–7. doi:10.1042/bj0990123. PMC . PMID 5965329.
- "peptidoglycan biosynthesis".
- Robyt, John F (1998). Essentials of Carbohydrate Chemistry. Springer. p. 307.
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