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Novel polyamine analogues prevent biofilm formation in a staphylococcus aureus isolate

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: ALNAJADAT, Rami (university of bath, United Kingdom)
  • Co-author(s): Rami Alnajadat
    Albert Bolhuis
    Ian Blagbrough:
  • Abstract:


    The growth in antibiotic resistance in bacteria creates an ever more significant challenge to global health. One important driver of resistance is the formation of biofilms, whereby cells may become 100-1000-fold more resistant to antibiotics as compared to free floating planktonic bacteria.

    Keywords:  bacterial resistance, biofilm,


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Last update 4 October 2019

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