exopolysaccharide


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exopolysaccharide

(ĕk′sə-pŏl′ē-săk′ə-rīd′)
n.
A mucoid polysaccharide matrix produced by bacterial colonies, such as those in biofilms, that protects against heat, antibiotics, and other chemicals.
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This study thus proves that amongst Bacillus strains isolated from nature, PGA-type of EPS producers is more predominant than exopolysaccharide producers.
Genetic mapping of chromosomal determinants for the production of the exopolysaccharide alginate in a Pseudomonas aeruginosa cystic fibrosis isolate.
Factors influencing the production of endopolysaccharide and exopolysaccharides from Ganoderma applanatum.
Various degrees of temperature (25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 50oC) and agitation intensities (120, 160, 200, 240 and 280 rpm) were optimized to achieve high production of exopolysaccharide (Butt et al.
Effect of an oversulfated exopolysaccharide on angiogenesis induced by fibroblast growth factor-2 or vascular endothelial growth factor in vitro.
Rashid MH, Rajanna C, Zhang D, Pasquale V, Magder LS, Ali A, Dumontet S, Karaolis DK (2004) Role of exopolysaccharide, the rugose phenotype and VpsR in the pathogenesis of epidemic Vibrio cholerae.
Comments: Exopolysaccharide obtained through biotechnology by fermentation of a marine Y-proteobacteria strain, isolated from the surface of Laminaria alga in the Aber Wrac'h estuary.
This susceptibility was attributed to a decrease in the amount of exopolysaccharide capsule on the cell surface, decreased negative charge, and a larger cell volume 3-5x that of the wild type.