Document Detail


Effect of Polymer Degree of Conversion on Streptococcus mutans Biofilms.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23038684     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Biofilm-material interactions are increasingly recognized as critical to success of some materials/devices and failure of others. We use a model system of dental monomers, salivary pellicles, and oral biofilms to demonstrate for the first time that degree of conversion of cross-linked dimethacrylate polymers alters biofilm metabolic activity. This response is due primarily to leachable release (not surface chemistry) and is complex, with no changes in some biofilm measurements (i.e., biomass), and time- and leachable-dependent responses in others (i.e., metabolic activity). These results highlight the need for considering biofilm-material interactions when designing/evaluating new materials.
Authors:
Alison M Kraigsley; Kathy Tang; Katrice A Lippa; John A Howarter; Sheng Lin-Gibson; Nancy J Lin
Related Documents :
3041864 - Experimental otitis media with effusion induced by lipopolysaccharide from klebsiella p...
22272014 - Metabolic fingerprinting in toxicological assessment using ft-icr ms.
23808874 - New targets and inhibitors of mycobacterial sulfur metabolism.
7180414 - Effects of exposure to noise on permeability to potassium of the endolymph-perilymph ba...
23059544 - Intravenous injection of hybrid liposomes suppresses the liver metastases in xenograft ...
871044 - Polyglactin 910 suture in urinary tract.
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  Macromolecular bioscience     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1616-5195     ISO Abbreviation:  Macromol Biosci     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101135941     Medline TA:  Macromol Biosci     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
Affiliation:
Polymers Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8543, USA.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Evaluation of domestic and Yucatan swine nasal sinus anatomy as models for future sinonasal research...
Next Document:  Clinical severity and epithelial endotypes in chronic rhinosinusitis.