The Composition and Metabolic Phenotype of Neisseria gonorrhoeae Biofilms

Abstract

Neisseria gonorrhoeae has been shown to form biofilms during cervical infection. Thus, biofilm formation may play an important role in the infection of women. The ability of N. gonorrhoeae to form membrane blebs is crucial to biofilm formation. Blebs contain DNA and outer membrane structures, which have been shown to be major constituents of the biofilm… (More)
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2011.00075

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