Effect of pH on production of virulence factors by biofilm cells of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

K. Harjai, R. K. Khandwaha, R. Mittal, V. Yadav, V. Gupta, S. Sharma

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Abstract

Effect of pH on production of extracellular virulence factors of Pseudomonas aeruginosa grown on catheter in biofilm was determined. Alginate and proteinase production was higher at pH 8; in contrast, siderophores (pyochelin and pyoverdin) were synthesized more intensively at pH 5.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)99-102
Number of pages4
JournalFolia Microbiologica
Volume50
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology

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