Involvement of bacterial migration in the development of complex multicellular structures in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms

@article{Klausen2003InvolvementOB,
  title={Involvement of bacterial migration in the development of complex multicellular structures in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms},
  author={M. Klausen and A. Aaes-J{\o}rgensen and S. Molin and T. Tolker-Nielsen},
  journal={Molecular Microbiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={50}
}
Detailed knowledge of the developmental process from single cells scattered on a surface to complex multicellular biofilm structures is essential in order to create strategies to control biofilm development. In order to study bacterial migration patterns during Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm development, we have performed an investigation with time‐lapse confocal laser scanning microscopy of biofilms formed by various combinations of colour‐coded P. aeruginosa wild type and motility mutants. We… Expand
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