Vertical immobilization of viable bacilliform bacteria into polypyrrole films.

@article{Tokonami2012VerticalIO,
  title={Vertical immobilization of viable bacilliform bacteria into polypyrrole films.},
  author={Shiho Tokonami and Kenta Saimatsu and Yuh Nakadoi and Masakazu Furuta and Hiroshi Shiigi and Tsutomu Nagaoka},
  journal={Analytical sciences : the international journal of the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={319-21}
}
We have successfully developed a novel technique for inserting viable bacilliform bacteria into polypyrrole films. All of the five different bacterial cells (Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Acinetobacter calcoaceticus, Serratia marcescens, Bacillus subtilis and Escherichia coli) studied in this work were inserted normal to the film surface, and the viability of P. aeruginosa was unaffected by this immobilization procedure. It was also found that the polypyrrole layer was important to keep the cells… CONTINUE READING