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Abstract

Summary

The presence of R-plasmid RP1 increased the adhesion of chemostat-grown iron- and carbon-limited to the surfaces of various medical prostheses and to glass. Similar results were obtained with iron-limited and anaerobically-grown Escherichia coli. Changes in the surface of indicated that the R-plasmid-mediated increase in negative charge was one of the factors that promoted adhesion.

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1987-11-01
2019-10-21
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