Date of Award
Master of Science (M.S.)
Paul M. Orwin
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Staphylococcus aureus is one of the leading causes of fatal nosocomial infections. Often, S. aureus can grow as a biofilm which protects the population from the surrounding environment. Strains of S. aureus are resistant to virtually all known antibiotics on the market. Variovorax paradoxus is a soil microbe with many unusual metabolic activities. It has been previously observed that, V. paradoxus can inhibit the growth of S. aureus when in co-culture. In this work we report on inhibition of S. aureus biofilm formation by V. paradoxus due to a suspected inhibitory soluble factor.
Gomez, Esther. (2022). Inhibition of Staphylococcus aureus biofilm by Variovorax paradoxus. University of the Pacific, Thesis. https://scholarlycommons.pacific.edu/uop_etds/3803
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