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Vascular aquatic plant enhancement of biofilms

Rebecca Crosby McCaleb

Vascular aquatic plant enhancement of biofilms

a dissertation submitted to the Graduate School of the University of Southern Mississippi in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy

by Rebecca Crosby McCaleb

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organic waste -- Biodegradation.,
  • Hazardous wastes -- Biodegradation.,
  • Biofilms -- Industrial applications.,
  • Sewage -- Purification -- Biological treatment.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRebecca Crosby McCaleb.
    ContributionsUniversity of Southern Mississippi.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination211p. :
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19535523M

      Once transmitted to the plant host, the bacteria form biofilms in vascular tissues and blocks water flow (Newman et al., ). Interestingly, in this interaction, the rpfF gene of X. fastidiosa has been implicated to regulate colonization in the insect vector (Graphocephala atropunctata) as well the plant hosts (Newman et al., ).Cited by:   Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic human pathogen capable of forming a biofilm under physiological conditions that contributes to its persistence despite long-term treatment with antibiotics. Here, we report that pathogenic P. aeruginosa strains PAO1 and PA14 are capable of infecting the roots of Arabidopsis and sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum), in vitro and in the soil, and are.

      Phototrophic biofilms occur on surfaces exposed to light in a range of terrestrial and aquatic environments. Oxygenic phototrophs like diatoms, green algae, and cyanobacteria are the major primary producers that generate energy and reduce carbon dioxide, providing the system with organic substrates and by: Biofilms are also commonly associated with living organisms, both plant and animal. Tissue surfaces such as teeth and intestinal mucosa which are constantly bathed in a rich aqueous medium rapidly develop a complex aggregation of microorganisms enveloped in an extracellular polysaccharide they themselves produce.

    Fungal biofilms in different stages of water treatment plant Bushra and Fayadh 48 Identification of Fungi Filamentous fungi were identified according to morphological features with the aid of references(24 ; 25). Yeasts were identied by RFLP analysis of the s rRNA gene and the two ribosomal internal. Getting rid of biofilms, especially staph bacteria, can be a challenge for patients with implants, but there are a few options. Sometimes removing the implant will do the trick, unless the biofilm has formed on live tissue [source: Donlan]. Other techniques include applying stronger doses of antimicrobial drugs to the surface of the implant.


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This book is a concise review of the current knowledge on aquatic biofilms with an emphasis on the characteristics and ecology of biofilms in natural ecosystems and a focus on biofilm applications linked to water pollution problems.

Biofilms are important components of food chains in rivers and streams and are grazed by the aquatic invertebrates upon which many fish feed.

Biofilms are found on the surface of and inside plants. They can either contribute to crop disease or, as in the case of nitrogen-fixing Rhizobium on roots, exist symbiotically with the plant.

Plants support a diverse array of bacteria, including parasites, mutualists, and commensals on and around their roots, in the vasculature, and on aerial tissues. These microbes have a profound influence on plant health and productivity. Bacteria physically interact with surfaces to form complex multicellular and often multispecies assemblies, including biofilms and smaller aggregates.

There is Cited by: bacterial biofilms In this review we summarize and synthesize the data generated by the new direct methods of studying mixed natural bacterial populations in situ.

Hupfer, S. Hilt, in Encyclopedia of Ecology, Macrophyte biomass control. Macrophyte biomass control includes measures to restore aquatic plant communities in order to take advantage of the beneficial aspects of plants in lakes, as well as measures to control excessive growth that results in conflicts with certain lake uses or to eradicate exotic species.

Biofilms tend to possess x stronger resistance to antibiotics and antimicrobial stressors - included those mounted by host responses EPS matrix contribution to biofilms resistance/persistence. complex EPS layer emeshing the biofilm can significantly impede penetration of antimicrobial agents to bacteria buried deep in the depths of the biofilm.

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The aquatic ecosystems biofilms are complex and dynamic communities with a considerable microbial biodiversity, composed of different species of bacteria, diatoms, and protozoa embedded in a protective polymer matrix.

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Biology and management of microbial biofilms on plant surfaces plant tissues (Ramey et al. ), vascular diseases such as bacterial ring rot caused by Clavibacter michiganensis.

Nowadays, it is widely recognized that in natural aquatic settings bacterial cells are most often found in close association with wet surfaces and interfaces in the form of multicellular aggregates commonly referred to as biofilms, which also involve algae, fungi and protozoa.

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BACTERIAL BIOFILMS Bacteria in natural aquatic populations have a marked tendency to interact with surfaces (). Recent work has demonstrated that many bacteria associ-ate with surfaces in transient apposition, particularly in oligotrophic marine environments (75).

Some of File Size: 1MB. Biofilms are an important life-link in many natural communities. These organisms form the basis for food webs that nourish larger organisms such as insect larvae, which are consumed by fish, that are in turn consumed by birds like eagles. Biofilms attached to particles of contaminated soils and aquatic sediments can help degrade soil-bound.

biofilms [8]. For this reason biofilm infections typically show recurring symptoms after cycles of antibiotic therapy until the sessile population is surgically removed from the body. Planktonic bacterial cells are released from biofilms and this is a natural pattern of programmed detachment.

Thus, biofilms can act as ‘niduses’ of acute. Microbial Biofilms: Omics Biology, Antimicrobials and Clinical Implications is a comprehensive survey of microbial biofilms and their role in human health and disease with contributions from world renowned experts in molecular microbiology, proteomics, genomics, metabolomics and infectious diseases.

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ORIGIN OF SURVIVAL AND COMMUNICATION AMONG MICROBES On earth billion years ago Microbes were struggling to survive, grow and adapt As the earth cooled Moved to multispecies adaptation Microbes formed communities within biofilms to transfer to different environments Led to evolution of post.

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Sending you so much love. Microbial biofilms in aquatic surfaces are actively involved in degradation of plant and animal debris and cycling of nutrients, and thus are beneficial for aquatic ecosystem maintenance.

Another function of biofilms in aquatic environment is that they can remove suspended sediment and thus contribute to water quality control.

Almost all micro-organisms subsist in elaborate colonies that are embedded in biofilms of self-produced exopolymer matrices. The biofilm allows. BioFilms 1. Presented By- Deepak 2. Introduction A biofilm is a complex aggregation of microorganisms growing on a solid surface, i.e.

in a bed of polymer material which they themselves have made. Biofilms may be found on essentially and environmental surface in .