Chapter 2. Cell–Cell Communication in Biofilms of Gram-Negative Bacteria

  1. Prof. Dr. Reinhard Krämer2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Kirsten Jung3
  1. Claudio Aguilar,
  2. Aurelien Carlier,
  3. Kathrin Riedel and
  4. Leo Eberl

Published Online: 29 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629237.ch2

Bacterial Signaling

Bacterial Signaling

How to Cite

Aguilar, C., Carlier, A., Riedel, K. and Eberl, L. (2009) Cell–Cell Communication in Biofilms of Gram-Negative Bacteria, in Bacterial Signaling (eds R. Krämer and K. Jung), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629237.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Cologne, Insitute of Biochemistry, Zülpicher Strasse 47, 50674 Cologne, Germany

  2. 3

    Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Department of Biology – Microbiology, Grosshaderner Strasse 2–4, 82152 Planegg-Martinsried, Germany

Author Information

  1. University of Zurich, Institute of Plant Biology, Department of Microbiology, Zollikerstrasse 107, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527323654

Online ISBN: 9783527629237

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Keywords:

  • cell–cell communication;
  • biofilm formation;
  • Gram-negative;
  • eradication;
  • quorum sensing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • QS in Gram-Negative Bacteria

  • QS and Biofilm Formation

  • QS-Regulated Factors Involved in Biofilm Formation

  • QS as a Target for the Eradication of Biofilms

  • Interspecies Signaling in Mixed Biofilms

  • Conclusions

  • References