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TitleBacteriophage Ф S1 infection of Pseudomonas fluorescens planktonic cells versus biofilms
Author(s)Sillankorva, Sanna
Oliveira, Rosário
Vieira, M. J.
Sutherland, Ian W.
Azeredo, Joana
KeywordsPlanktonic vs biofilm
Pseudomonas fluorescens
Biofilm control
Phage Ф S1
phage Phi S1
Phage Φ S1
Issue date2004
PublisherTaylor & Francis
JournalBiofouling
Citation“Biofouling”. ISSN 0892-7014. 20:3 (2004) 133-138.
Abstract(s)This communication focuses on the efficacy of a specific lytic phage, phage Ф S1, as a control agent of Pseudomonas fluorescens biofilms. The effect of phage infection temperature and the host growth temperature were evaluated. The results obtained showed that the phage infection process was temperature dependent and that the optimum temperature of infection of planktonic cells and biofilms was 26ºC. At this temperature, bacteriophage Ф S1, at a multiplicity of infection (MOI) of 0.5 infected both planktonic cells and biofilms causing a biomass reduction of about 85% in both cases.
TypeArticle
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/1831
DOI10.1080/08927010410001723834
ISSN0892-7014
1029-2454
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
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