Role of polysaccharides in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm development

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During the past decade, there has been a renewed interest in using Pseudomonas aeruginosa as a model system for biofilm development and pathogenesis. Since the biofilm matrix represents a crucial interface between the bacterium and the host or its environment, considerable effort has been expended to acquire a more complete understanding of the matrix composition. Here, we focus on recent developments regarding the roles of alginate, Psl, and Pel polysaccharides in the biofilm matrix. © 2007 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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Ryder, C., Byrd, M., & Wozniak, D. J. (2007, December). Role of polysaccharides in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm development. Current Opinion in Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mib.2007.09.010

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