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Secretion and subcellular localizations of bacterial proteins: a semantic awareness issue.
Extracellular proteins are a subject of intense interest because of their essential roles in bacterial lifestyles. However, several terms related to secretion are used confusingly in the literature,Expand
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Listeria monocytogenes LO28: Surface Physicochemical Properties and Ability To Form Biofilms at Different Temperatures and Growth Phases
ABSTRACT The surface physicochemical properties of Listeria monocytogenes LO28 under different conditions (temperature and growth phase) were determined by use of microelectrophoresis and microbialExpand
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Critical review on biofilm methods
Abstract Biofilms are widespread in nature and constitute an important strategy implemented by microorganisms to survive in sometimes harsh environmental conditions. They can be beneficial or have aExpand
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Global analysis of gene expression in an rpoN mutant of Listeria monocytogenes.
The role of the alternative sigma(54) factor, encoded by the rpoN gene, was investigated in Listeria monocytogenes by comparing the global gene expression of the wild-type EGDe strain and an rpoNExpand
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Attachment and biofilm formation by foodborne bacteria in meat processing environments: causes, implications, role of bacterial interactions and control by alternative novel methods.
Attachment of potential spoilage and pathogenic bacteria to food contact surfaces and the subsequent biofilm formation represent serious challenges to the meat industry, since these may lead toExpand
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Effect of osmotic, alkaline, acid or thermal stresses on the growth and inhibition of Listeria monocytogenes
Five strains of Listeria monocytogenes (a, b, c, d and e) isolated from industrial plants have been subjected to different osmotic, alkaline, acid or thermal stresses. The effects of these treatmentsExpand
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A new device for rapid evaluation of biofilm formation potential by bacteria.
This work describes the implementation of a new assay named the BioFilm Ring Test to evaluate the ability of bacteria to form biofilms. This assay is based on the immobilisation (or not) of magneticExpand
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Cold shock response and low temperature adaptation in psychrotrophic bacteria.
Psychrotrophic bacteria are capable of developing over a wide temperature range and they can grow at temperatures close to or below freezing. This ability requires specific adaptative strategies inExpand
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Protein cell surface display in Gram-positive bacteria: from single protein to macromolecular protein structure.
In the course of evolution, Gram-positive bacteria, defined here as prokaryotes from the domain Bacteria with a cell envelope composed of one biological membrane (monodermita) and a cell wallExpand
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Identification of novel GAPDH-derived antimicrobial peptides secreted by Saccharomyces cerevisiae and involved in wine microbial interactions
Saccharomyces cerevisiae plays a primordial role in alcoholic fermentation and has a vast worldwide application in the production of fuel-ethanol, food and beverages. The dominance of S. cerevisiaeExpand
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