Preliminary Studies on Attachment of the ‘Bacteroides fragilis group’ to Porcine Intestinal Brush Borders

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Haugstad, May Britt ; Næss, Vigfrid ; Hofstad, T. (2011)
  • Publisher: Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease
  • Journal: Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease (issn: 1651-2235, eissn: 1651-2235)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/mehd.v2i3.7465
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

Adhesion was studied by phase contrast microscopy, scanning (SEM), and transmission (TEM) electron microscopy. Twenty-three of 26 Bacteroides fragilis strains adhered to the isolated brush border membranes. The percentage of bacterial cells that adhered varied between s... View more
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