Effect of temperature on growth, hemagglutination, and protease activity of Porphyromonas gingivalis.

  title={Effect of temperature on growth, hemagglutination, and protease activity of Porphyromonas gingivalis.},
  author={Rimondia S Percival and Philip David Marsh and Deirdre Ann Devine and M Rangarajan and Joseph Aduse-Opoku and Philip Shepherd and Michael A. Curtis},
  journal={Infection and immunity},
  volume={67 4},
Bacteria persisting in periodontal pockets are exposed to elevated temperatures during periods of inflammation. Temperature is an environmental factor that can modulate gene expression. Consequently, in the present study we examined the effect of temperature on the expression of virulence determinants by the periodontopathogen, Porphyromonas gingivalis. P. gingivalis W50 was grown in a complex medium under hemin excess at pH 7.0 and at a constant temperature of either 37, 39, or 41 degrees C… CONTINUE READING
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