Modulation of Staphylococcus aureus spreading by water.

  title={Modulation of Staphylococcus aureus spreading by water.},
  author={M Lin and Wan-Ju Ke and Chao-Chin Liu and Meng-Wei Yang},
  journal={Scientific reports},
Staphylococcus aureus is known to spread rapidly and form giant colonies on the surface of soft agar and animal tissues by a process called colony spreading. So far, the mechanisms underlying spreading remain poorly understood. This study investigated the spreading phenomenon by culturing S. aureus and its mutant derivatives on Tryptic Soy Agarose (TSA… CONTINUE READING