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a molecule, consisting of lipid and polysaccharide components, that is the main constituent of the cell walls of Gram-negative bacteria


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    [lahyp-oh-pol-ee-sak-uh-rahyd, -rid, lahy-poh-] /ˈlaɪp oʊˌpɒl iˈsæk əˌraɪd, -rɪd, ˈlaɪ poʊ-/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of a class of to which lipids are attached. lipopolysaccharide lip·o·pol·y·sac·cha·ride (lĭp’ō-pŏl’ē-sāk’ə-rīd’, lī’pō-) n. Any of a group of polysaccharides in which a lipid constitutes a portion of the molecule.

  • Lipoprotein

    [lip-uh-proh-teen, -tee-in, lahy-puh-] /ˌlɪp əˈproʊ tin, -ti ɪn, ˌlaɪ pə-/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of the class of that contain a lipid combined with a . /ˌlɪpəʊˈprəʊtiːn; ˌlaɪ-/ noun 1. any of a group of proteins to which a lipid molecule is attached, important in the transport of lipids in the bloodstream. They exist in […]

  • Lipoproteina

    [lip-uh-proh-teen-a, ‐tee-in-ey, lahy-puh‐] /ˌlɪp əˌproʊ tinˈæ, ‐ti ɪnˈeɪ, ˌlaɪ pə‐/ noun 1. a plasma lipoprotein containing protein and cholesterol, high levels of which are associated with atherosclerosis.

  • Lipoprotein lipase

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