Sugar Coated Cell........?

a: Glycocalyx ~
b: the sugar coating on a jawbreaker

What: "Generally the glycocalyx is categorized as either a capsule or a slime layer. Ex. The glycocalyx is like the sugar coating on a jawbreaker. Underneath that first colored sugar coating there are many other layers."

Writer: kholling
Date: May 8 2013 11:11 AM

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