A novel medium for the isolation of N-acylhomoserine lactone-degrading bacteria

@article{Chan2008ANM,
  title={A novel medium for the isolation of N-acylhomoserine lactone-degrading bacteria},
  author={Kok-Gan Chan and Wai-Fong Yin and Choon-Kook Sam and C. Koh},
  journal={Journal of Industrial Microbiology \& Biotechnology},
  year={2008},
  volume={36},
  pages={247-251}
}
A novel chemically defined medium, named KG medium, supplemented with N-3-oxo-hexanoylhomoserine lactone (3-oxo-C6-HSL), an acylhomoserine lactone (AHL) used as signalling molecules in Gram-negative bacterial cell-to-cell communication, as the sole source of carbon and nitrogen, was designed and successfully used for the enrichment and isolation of AHL-degrading bacteria. A 3-oxo-C6-HSL-degrading bacterium, 13sw7, was isolated from sewage after six enrichment transfers in the 3-oxo-C6-HSL… Expand
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