Problem: Examine and correctly label the various portions of bacterial lipopolysaccharide as shown here. A. O-antigen polysaccharide B. Core polysaccharide C. Disaccharide diphosphate D. Lipid AE. Fatty acids

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Bacterial Lipopolysaccharide: found in the outer membrane of Gram-negative bacteria

: composed of O-antigen, core polysaccharide and Lipid A

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Examine and correctly label the various portions of bacterial lipopolysaccharide as shown here. 

A. O-antigen polysaccharide 

B. Core polysaccharide 

C. Disaccharide diphosphate 

D. Lipid A

E. Fatty acids

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