JBNB  Vol.4 No.4 A , December 2013
Cell Surface Determinants Important for Biofilm-Based Solid Substrate Degradation
ABSTRACT

The study links targeted cell surface characterization to the quantified capacity of cellulose degrading Pseudomonas fluorescens cells to colonize a (similarly characterized) cellulosic carrier. The experiments were conducted to clarify the effect of cultivation conditions on the achieved state of this carrier colonization. The suggested approach seems to be sufficient to verify the right choice of cultivation medium as a major factor determining the binding complementarity between microbial cells and solid cellulose.


Cite this paper
J. Dostálková, V. Jirků, G. Procházková, L. Křiklavová, T. Lederer and T. Brányik, "Cell Surface Determinants Important for Biofilm-Based Solid Substrate Degradation," Journal of Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology, Vol. 4 No. 4, 2013, pp. 1-9. doi: 10.4236/jbnb.2013.44A001.
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