A surface-active agent from Saccharomyces cerevisiae influences staphylococcal adhesion and biofilm development.

@article{Walencka2007ASA,
  title={A surface-active agent from Saccharomyces cerevisiae influences staphylococcal adhesion and biofilm development.},
  author={Elzbieta Walencka and Marzena Więckowska-Szakiel and Sylwia R{\'o}żalska and Beata Sadowska and Barbara R{\'o}żalska},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Naturforschung. C, Journal of biosciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={62 5-6},
  pages={433-8}
}
Bacterial biofilms which are responsible for a number of diseases are very difficult to control effectively because of their high resistance to antibiotics and the host defence system. The use of natural products decreasing or preventing initial adhesion of bacteria and biofilm formation is one of the alternative therapeutic strategies taken into… CONTINUE READING