Living organisms are separated from the outside world by their membranes, which perform important roles for maintaining their lives. Sterols are indispensable com- ponents in eukaryotic organisms for stabilizing membranes composed of phospho- lipid bilayers. Most prokaryotic organisms, on the other hand, do not contain sterols in their membranes, although recent studies indicated that the bacterium Methylo- coccus capsulatus produces sterols 1) and many strains of Mycoplasma, bacteria without cell walls, require sterols as ...

Sterol Biosynthesis Inhibitors and Anti-Feeding Compounds 2011, Springer

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