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artículos
Título:
Surface properties and behaviour on abiotic surfaces of Staphylococcus carnosus, a genetically homogeneous species
Autor/es:
PLANCHON S.; GAILLARD-MARTINIE, M.N.; LEROY, S.; FADDA, S.; TALON, R.
Revista:
FOOD MICROBIOLOGY
Editorial:
Elsevier
Referencias:
Lugar: Amsterdam; Año: 2007 vol. 24 p. 44 - 44
ISSN:
0740-0020
Resumen:
This work aimed to characterize the surface properties of Staphylococcus carnosus and the influence of different media on their ability to adhere and grow on industrial supports. As their colonization could be dependant of the strain, the genetic diversity of the strains was studied. The diversity of 13 strains analysed by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis revealed that the S. carnosus strains formed a homogeneous genetic group. Their surface properties, characterized by studying their affinity to solvents, were hydrophilic with a strong negative surface charge. The S. carnosus strain CIT 833 hardly adhered to polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and stainless steel chips. Tryptic soy broth (TSB) was the most favourable medium for growth on stainless steel support while TSB/NaCl was better for growth on PTFE. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) showed that this strain weakly colonized both supports and did not form cell aggregates. Indeed, the strain did not synthesize polysaccharides. These results showed that S. carnosus adhered on different abiotic surfaces which are used in food factories but was not able to accumulate on these surfaces. The inability of S. carnosus to form biofilm could explain whyStaphylococcus carnosus and the influence of different media on their ability to adhere and grow on industrial supports. As their colonization could be dependant of the strain, the genetic diversity of the strains was studied. The diversity of 13 strains analysed by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis revealed that the S. carnosus strains formed a homogeneous genetic group. Their surface properties, characterized by studying their affinity to solvents, were hydrophilic with a strong negative surface charge. The S. carnosus strain CIT 833 hardly adhered to polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and stainless steel chips. Tryptic soy broth (TSB) was the most favourable medium for growth on stainless steel support while TSB/NaCl was better for growth on PTFE. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) showed that this strain weakly colonized both supports and did not form cell aggregates. Indeed, the strain did not synthesize polysaccharides. These results showed that S. carnosus adhered on different abiotic surfaces which are used in food factories but was not able to accumulate on these surfaces. The inability of S. carnosus to form biofilm could explain whyS. carnosus strains formed a homogeneous genetic group. Their surface properties, characterized by studying their affinity to solvents, were hydrophilic with a strong negative surface charge. The S. carnosus strain CIT 833 hardly adhered to polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and stainless steel chips. Tryptic soy broth (TSB) was the most favourable medium for growth on stainless steel support while TSB/NaCl was better for growth on PTFE. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) showed that this strain weakly colonized both supports and did not form cell aggregates. Indeed, the strain did not synthesize polysaccharides. These results showed that S. carnosus adhered on different abiotic surfaces which are used in food factories but was not able to accumulate on these surfaces. The inability of S. carnosus to form biofilm could explain whyS. carnosus strain CIT 833 hardly adhered to polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and stainless steel chips. Tryptic soy broth (TSB) was the most favourable medium for growth on stainless steel support while TSB/NaCl was better for growth on PTFE. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) showed that this strain weakly colonized both supports and did not form cell aggregates. Indeed, the strain did not synthesize polysaccharides. These results showed that S. carnosus adhered on different abiotic surfaces which are used in food factories but was not able to accumulate on these surfaces. The inability of S. carnosus to form biofilm could explain whySEM) showed that this strain weakly colonized both supports and did not form cell aggregates. Indeed, the strain did not synthesize polysaccharides. These results showed that S. carnosus adhered on different abiotic surfaces which are used in food factories but was not able to accumulate on these surfaces. The inability of S. carnosus to form biofilm could explain whyS. carnosus adhered on different abiotic surfaces which are used in food factories but was not able to accumulate on these surfaces. The inability of S. carnosus to form biofilm could explain whyS. carnosus to form biofilm could explain why S. carnosus is rarely isolated in meat processing environment.is rarely isolated in meat processing environment.