Gram-negative

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(of bacteria) being of or relating to a bacterium that does not retain the violet stain used in Gram's method

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The outer membrane of a gram-negative bacterium is mainly composed of lipopolysaccharide (LPS) molecules.
The lipidated recombinant PAL is included in an antigenic composition administered to a mammalian host to immunize against a gram-negative bacterium.
Meningococcal disease is an infection of the blood caused by the gram-negative bacterium Neisseria meningitidis, and is one of the few diseases that can kill an otherwise healthy child within hours.
The gram-positive bacteria Streptomyces californicus and Bacillus cereus are known inhabitants of water-damaged buildings, and the gram-negative bacterium Pseudomonas fluorescens is found in many indoor and outdoor environments.
This anaerobic gram-negative bacterium has been isolated only once before (2).
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