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Folia Microbiol (Praha). 2005;50(2):99-102.

Effect of pH on production of virulence factors by biofilm cells of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

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  • 1Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India. kusum_harjai@hotmail.com

Abstract

Effect of pH on production of extracellular virulence factors of Pseudomonas aeruginosa grown on catheter in biofilm was determined. Alginate and proteinase production was higher at pH 8; in contrast, siderophores (pyochelin and pyoverdin) were synthesized more intensively at pH 5.

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