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Pseudomonas aeruginosa Bacterium

Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacterium adhered to a hydrophobic self-assembled monolayer (1-dodecanethiol on gold). The bacterium excretes a viscous substance, generally termed biofilm, which anchors the cell to a substrate and confers resistance to physical disruption and antimicrobial treatment. Topography image, 7.7 µm scan. Sample courtesy of S. Deupree and M. Schoenfisch, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.

Date: 16th November 17

Last Updated: July 12, 2018, 11:13 am

Author: Asylum Research

Category: Asylum Gallery Image