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Appendage-Mediated Surface Adherence of "Sulfolobus solfataricus"

Zolghadr, Behnam, Klingl, Andreas, Koerdt, Andrea, Driessen, Arnold J. M., Rachel, Reinhard and Albers, Sonja-Verena (2010) Appendage-Mediated Surface Adherence of "Sulfolobus solfataricus". Journal of bacteriology 192 (1), pp. 104-110.

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Attachment of microorganisms to surfaces is a prerequisite for colonization and biofilm formation. The hyperthermophilic crenarchaeote Sulfolobus solfataricus was able to attach to a variety of surfaces, such as glass, mica, pyrite, and carbon-coated gold grids. Deletion mutant analysis showed that for initial attachment the presence of flagella and pili is essential. Attached cells produced ...


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Item type:Article
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Biochemie, Genetik und Mikrobiologie > Lehrstuhl für Mikrobiologie > Prof. Dr. Michael Thomm
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Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 570 Life sciences
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Item ID:21386
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