The DNA protection during starvation protein (Dps) influences attachment of escherichia coli to abiotic surfaces
|dc.identifier.citation||Goulter-Thorsen, R. and Gentle, I. and Gobius, K. and Dykes, G. 2011. The DNA protection during starvation protein (Dps) influences attachment of escherichia coli to abiotic surfaces. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 8 (8): pp. 939-941.|
The attachment of bacterial species such as Escherichia coli to abiotic materials is of concern to the food industry. This study investigated the role of DNA protection during starvation protein (Dps) in cell surface hydrophobicity and attachment of E. coli to glass, stainless steel, and Teflon surfaces. The Dps was not found to influence hydrophobicity, but did have a putative role in attachment in a strain- and substrate-dependent manner.
|dc.title||The DNA protection during starvation protein (Dps) influences attachment of escherichia coli to abiotic surfaces|
|dcterms.source.title||Foodborne Pathogens and Disease|
|curtin.department||School of Public Health|
|curtin.accessStatus||Fulltext not available|
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