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Of envelope/wall Iliaminoacid - Teichoic acids (ribitol and/or glycerol) - Teichuronic acids - Lipopolysaccharides Lipoprotein Outer membrane 'S Layer'b Gram-positive Gram-negative Present Thick ca. 74,80,94,99]. aSee exceptions mentioned in text. bSee Sletyr and Messner , Glauert and Thornley  for crystalline surface layers (S layers) CBPIP,bactericidal permeability increasing protein [ 102,1031. The generally greater susceptibility of Gram-positive bacteria to the growth inhibitory and killing effects of various antibiotics and antibacterial agents has been another intriguing phenomenon.
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