42. Surface Characteristics and Attachment Behaviors of Bacterial Cells

  1. Hiroyuki Ohshima
  1. Hisao Morisaki

Published Online: 31 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118135440.ch42

Electrical Phenomena at Interfaces and Biointerfaces: Fundamentals and Applications in Nano-, Bio-, and Environmental Sciences

Electrical Phenomena at Interfaces and Biointerfaces: Fundamentals and Applications in Nano-, Bio-, and Environmental Sciences

How to Cite

Morisaki, H. (2012) Surface Characteristics and Attachment Behaviors of Bacterial Cells, in Electrical Phenomena at Interfaces and Biointerfaces: Fundamentals and Applications in Nano-, Bio-, and Environmental Sciences (ed H. Ohshima), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118135440.ch42

Editor Information

  1. Center for Colloid and Interface Science, Research Institute for Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science, 2641 Yamazaki, Noda, Chiba 278-8510, Japan

Author Information

  1. Department of Biotechnology, College of Life Sciences, Ritsumeikan University, 1-1-1 Noji-higashi, Kusatsu, Shiga 525-8577, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470582558

Online ISBN: 9781118135440

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Keywords:

  • bacterial cell attachment;
  • hydrophobicity;
  • Ohshima, and the soft particle theory

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Surface Properties of Bacterial Cells and Cell Attachment

  • Attachment Mechanism

  • Future Study

  • References