• biofilm
  • Quorum sensing is regarded as a cell density dependent phenomenon where a group of bacteria can detect cell population and coordinate collective behavior such as virulence [ 2 ] and biofilm formation [ 3 ]. (mdpi.com)
  • bacteria
  • Classical models to assess the virulence of Pseudomonas bacteria include burn wound infections or pulmonary infections, usually in immuno-compromised mice or rats. (forschung3r.ch)
  • The factors that determine the virulence of S. pneumoniae are very complex but a key aspect of the organism's disease causing potential is the ability of the bacteria to regulate virulence factor expression and activity. (bl.uk)