Effect of alkaline pH on staphylococcal biofilm formation

  title={Effect of alkaline pH on staphylococcal biofilm formation},
  author={A. Nostro and L. Cellini and M. di Giulio and M. D’Arrigo and A. Marino and A. Blanco and A. Favaloro and G. Cutroneo and G. Bisignano},
  • A. Nostro, L. Cellini, +6 authors G. Bisignano
  • Published 2012
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Biofilms are a serious problem, cause of severe inconvenience in the biomedical, food and industrial environment. Staphylococcus aureus and S. epidermidis are important pathogenic bacteria able to form thick and resistant biofilms on various surfaces. Therefore, strategies aimed at preventing or at least interfering with the initial adhesion and subsequent biofilm formation are a considerable achievement. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of alkaline pH on bacterial adhesion and… CONTINUE READING
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