JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, vol.6, no.6, pp.501-507, 2012 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
P. aeruginosa, quorum sensing, virulence factors, CHROMOBACTERIUM-VIOLACEUM, EXPRESSION, PNEUMONIA, MODEL
Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated:
Introduction: In the opportunistic pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa, the production of several virulence factors depends on quorum sensing (QS) involving N-acylhomoserine lactone signal molecules. In vitro studies have suggested that the QS system is crucial in the pathogenesis of P. aeruginosa. However, it is unclear whether QS systems of P. aeruginosa play the same role during infections.