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Abstract

Archaebacterial halophiles from alkaline soda lakes were shown to possess substantial amounts of a core diether lipid differing from the C,C diether lipid characteristic of and spp. This novel diether lipid was shown to be an asymmetric C,C diether (2--sesterterpanyl-3--phytanyl--glycerol). The implications of this unusual lipid for membrane structure are discussed.

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