TABLE 2.

Phospholipid composition and asymmetry of LPG for the study strains

Strain% of total phospholipid content (mean ± SD)
Inner leaflet LPGOuter leaflet LPGPGCL
616 (parental)12 ± 411 ± 466 ± 513 ± 5
629 (transitional)a3 ± 210 ± 363 ± 414 ± 11
701 (daptomycin nonsusceptible)a5 ± 120 ± 955 ± 612 ± 7
703 (daptomycin nonsusceptible)9 ± 620 ± 859 ± 1012 ± 6
  • a TLC identified a small proportion of unknown phospholipids for this strain.