Accession Number : AD0753528

Title :   Mechanisms of Attachment of Marine Bacteria to Solid Surfaces.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : BARNARD COLL NEW YORK DEPT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Personal Author(s) : Corpe,William A.

Report Date : DEC 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The development of slimy films on solid surfaces exposed to sea water has long been thought to be caused in part by micro-organisms. The objectives of the present work were to relate, the chemical, physical and structural properties of cell surfaces of bacteria to their propensity for attachment to solid surfaces.

Descriptors :   (*BACTERIA, *FOULING), (*MARINE BIOLOGY, FOULING), (*MATERIALS, SEA WATER), ATTACHMENT, ADHESION, CELLS(BIOLOGY), SURFACE PROPERTIES, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Subject Categories : Microbiology
      Biological Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE