A Novel Antimicrobial Coating Represses Biofilm and Virulence-Related Genes in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

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Vaishampayan, Ankita; de Jong, Anne; Wight, Darren J.; Kok, Jan; Grohmann, Elisabeth;
(2018)
  • Publisher: Freie Universität Berlin Universitätsbibliothek, Garystr. 39, 14195 Berlin
  • Journal: volume 9eissn: 1664-302X
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00221, pmc: PMC5818464
  • Subject: MRSA | quorum-sensing | STRAINS | PREVALENCE | biofilm | 579 Microorganisms, fungi, algae | To be checked by Faculty | INFECTIONS | MECHANISMS | 616 Krankheiten | EXPRESSION | Microbiology | 614 Incidence and prevention of disease | EPIDERMIDIS | antimicrobial surface | RNA sequencing | virulence | 616 Diseases | Original Research | GROWTH | 579 Mikroorganismen, Pilze und Algen (Fungi und Algae) | 614 Inzidenz und Prävention von Krankheiten
    • ddc: ddc:614 | ddc:579 | ddc:616
    mesheuropmc: biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has become an important cause of hospital-acquired infections worldwide. It is one of the most threatening pathogens due to its multi-drug resistance and strong biofilm-forming capacity. Thus, there is an urgent need fo... View more