Periplasm meaning

pĕrə-plăzəm
The region between the cytoplasmic membrane and the outer cell membrane in gram-negative bacteria and some archaea.
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The region between the cytoplasmic membrane and the outer cell membrane in gram-negative bacteria and some archaea.
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(cytology) The region between the plasma membrane and the outer membrane or cell wall.
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Origin of periplasm

  • peri- +"Ž plasm. Coined by Peter D. Mitchell in 1961.

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