Influence of Polyphenols on Bacterial Biofilm Formation and Quorum-sensing

@article{Huber2003InfluenceOP,
  title={Influence of Polyphenols on Bacterial Biofilm Formation and Quorum-sensing},
  author={Birgit E Huber and Leo Eberl and Walter Feucht and J{\"u}rgen Polster},
  journal={Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Naturforschung C},
  year={2003},
  volume={58},
  pages={879 - 884}
}
Abstract Many bacteria utilize sophisticated regulatory systems to ensure that some functions are only expressed when a particular population density has been reached. The term ‘quorumsensing’ has been coined to describe this form of density-dependent gene regulation which relies on the production and perception of small signal molecules by bacterial cells. As in many pathogenic bacteria the production of virulence factors is quorum-sensing regulated, it has been suggested that this form of… Expand
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