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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE