L-form bacteria or L-forms are bacteria without cell walls.
Profileration[edit | edit source]
L-forms divide and multiplicity in ways unlike other bacteria. L-forms use:
- membrane blebbing
Learn more[edit | edit source]
- L-form bacteria in ME/CFS - The Morten Group
- L-form bacteria, cell walls and the origins of life
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References[edit | edit source]
membrane - The word "membrane" can have different meanings in different fields of biology. In cell biology, a membrane is a layer of molecules that surround its contents. Examples of cell-biology membranes include the "cell membrane" that surrounds a cell, the "mitochondrial membranes" that form the outer layers of mitochondria, and the "viral envelope" that surrounds enveloped viruses. In anatomy or tissue biology, a membrane is a barrier formed by a layer of cells. Examples of anatomical membranes include the pleural membranes that surrounds the lungs, the pericardium which surrounds the heart, and some of the layers within the blood-brain barrier.