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Adherence

refers to the ability of bacteria adhere (stick) to host surfaces. The property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition.


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centrifugation of hemocytes

... the hemolymph, whether in eppenddorf, whether directly on a 96-well plate. Theses cells are circulating blood cells but display quite good adherence. Here is my problem: after centrifugation ( I tried 5 min at 300g, 10 min at 300g and 5 min at 1000g, in eppendorf and with 96-well plates, ...

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by Thom
Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:41 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: centrifugation of hemocytes
Replies: 5
Views: 2919

adherence to host cell-capsule hindrance

Question, and sorry if it sounds dumb! If a bacterium is covered by a capsule, and you have a possible adhesin embedded in the cell membrane, does the capsule not hinder the ability of the adhesin to adhere to the host cell?

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by biology_06er
Wed Jun 06, 2012 12:13 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: adherence to host cell-capsule hindrance
Replies: 1
Views: 3507

Streptococcus A question

... unit and sfbX was present only in sof positive isolates. Recombinant SfbX bound to immobolized Fn and partially inhibited S. pyogenes adherence to Fn. What I don't get is the part in bold writing...if s. pyogenes contains SfbX it would bind to Fn right..as it happens during infection/adherence ...

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by biology_06er
Wed May 25, 2011 8:47 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Streptococcus A question
Replies: 1
Views: 1183

Biology is not a science

... by demonstrating that scientific knowledge is dependent on the culture and historical circumstances of groups of scientists rather than on their adherence to a specific, definable method. In this regard, Kuhn is considered a precursor to the more radical thinking of Paul Feyerabend. Kuhn's work ...

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by gamila
Wed Jul 29, 2009 2:50 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology is not a science
Replies: 43
Views: 57214

Sugar Allergy

... acidophilus as a dietary adjunct to produce a hypocholesterolemic effect in humans. J Dairy Sci 1990;73:905-11. 77. Kleeman EG, Klaenhammer TR. Adherence of Lactobacillus species to human fetal intestinal cells. J Dairy Sci 1982;65:2063-69. 78. Montes RG, Bayless TM, Saavedra JM. Effect of milks ...

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by DrDahlman
Sat Jan 12, 2008 4:20 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sugar Allergy
Replies: 76
Views: 268687
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