By Sinjon, Jimmy, and Lizzy
The envelope is an essential structure of the bacterial cell, and maintaining its integrity is a essential for survival.
The cell envelope may be defined as the cell membrane and cell wall plus an outer membrane if one is present.
What is in the cell envelope?
Gram positive/Gram negative
What is the cell envelope made out of?
phospholipid bilayer with proteins
maintains the shape of the cell
layer that surrounds the cell wall