Prokaryotes

Categories

    Protocols in Current Issue
    Antimicrobial Sensitivity Assay for Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus
    Authors:  Emanuele Marine and Klaas M. Pos, date: 12/20/2020, view: 2041, Q&A: 0
    [Abstract]

    Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus, an obligate predatory bacterium [i.e., bacteria that kill and feed on other bacteria (prey)], has the potential to be used as a probiotic for the disinfection of surfaces or for the treatment of bacterial infections. One option is to use this organism in combination with antimicrobials to potentiate the effectiveness of

    ...
    Determination of the Predatory Capability of Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus HD100
    Authors:  Cristina Herencias, M. Auxiliadora Prieto and Virginia Martínez, date: 03/20/2017, view: 9215, Q&A: 0
    [Abstract] Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus HD100 is an obligate predator that preys upon a wide variety of Gram negative bacteria. The biphasic growth cycle of Bdellovibrio includes a free-swimming attack phase and an intraperiplasmic growth phase, where the predator replicates its DNA and grows using the prey as a source of nutrients, finally ...



    We use cookies on this site to enhance your user experience. By using our website, you are agreeing to allow the storage of cookies on your computer.