Roles of Extracellular Polysaccharides and Biofilm Formation in Heavy Metal Resistance of Rhizobia

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Natalia Nocelli; Pablo C. Bogino; Erika Banchio; Walter Giordano;
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: Materials, volume 9, issue 6 (issn: 1996-1944, eissn: 1996-1944)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/ma9060418, pmc: PMC5456807
  • Subject: QC120-168.85 | S. meliloti | Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) | Technology | co-culture | Article | TA1-2040 | bacterial rescue | T | biofilm | metal toxicity | Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering | TK1-9971 | exopolysaccharides | Microscopy | QH201-278.5 | Descriptive and experimental mechanics
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Bacterial surface components and extracellular compounds, particularly flagella, lipopolysaccharides (LPSs), and exopolysaccharides (EPSs), in combination with environmental signals and quorum-sensing signals, play crucial roles in bacterial autoaggregation, biofilm dev... View more
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