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Pseudomonas Aeruginosa

An Armory Within

Pseudomonas aeruginosa, though unfamiliar as an aggressive invader, has gained importance in the scientific community due to its association with cystic fibrosis (CF) and its ability to construct biofilms resilient to host defense. The chronic nature of CF allows this bacterium to colonize, adapt, and evolve at its own pace, thereby causing further complications in CF patients. With its huge genetic repertoire and plasticity of the genome, P. aeruginosa has been able to alter its contents by way of deletions, insertions, inversions, and so on. Therefore scientists and researchers are eager to study this bacterium in diverse and unusual niches. Written by experts from around the world, this book describes and discusses the various mechanisms of adaptation and evolution displayed by P. aeruginosa.

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Pseudomonas AeruginosaAn Armory WithinEdited by Dinesh Sriramulu

Published: October 2nd 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77869

ISBN: 978-1-78923-816-7

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-815-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-214-4

Copyright year: 2019

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553 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Introductory Chapter: Pseudomonas aeruginosa - Toward Omnipresence

By Dinesh Sriramulu

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2. Effects of Medium Components on the Bulk Rheology and on the Formation of Ferning Patterns for Biofilm of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

By Uranbileg Daalkhaijav, Angela L. Dunham and Travis W. Walker

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3. Host-Pathogen Interaction in the Lung of Patients Infected with Pseudomonas aeruginosa

By Sandra Grumelli

37

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4. The Role of Pseudomonas aeruginosa RNA Methyltransferases in Antibiotic Resistance

By Pablo Valderrama-Carmona, Jaison H. Cuartas, Diana Carolina Castaño and Mauricio Corredor

153

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5. Bulgecins as β-Lactam Enhancers Against Multidrug Resistant (MDR) Pseudomonas aeruginosa

By Marion J. Skalweit

138

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6. Trends in Heavy Metals Tolerance and Uptake by Pseudomonas aeruginosa

By Salah Abdelbary, Mamdouh S. Elgamal and Ayman Farrag

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7. The Beneficial Roles of Pseudomonas in Medicine, Industries, and Environment: A Review

By Orji Frank Anayo, Ezeanyanso Chika Scholastica, Onyemali Chidi Peter, Ukaegbu Gray Nneji, Ajunwa Obinna and Lawal Oluwabusola Mistura

38

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