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dc.contributor.authorRice, A. R.
dc.contributor.authorHamilton, Martin A.
dc.contributor.authorCamper, Anne K.
dc.date.accessioned2017-08-16T22:38:50Z
dc.date.available2017-08-16T22:38:50Z
dc.date.issued2003-02
dc.identifier.citationRice, A.R. , M.A. Hamilton, and A.K. Camper, "Movement, replication, and emigration rates of individual bacteria in a biofilm," Microb. Ecol., 45(2):163-172 (2003).en_US
dc.identifier.issn0095-3628
dc.identifier.urihttps://scholarworks.montana.edu/xmlui/handle/1/13533
dc.description.abstractSingle-cell behavior within a biofilm was observed over a period of several hours. The observations were converted into quantitative stochastic rules governing the behavior of individual cells within a biofilm. Such a quantitative summary provides not only a concise description of the results but also information helpful when constructing computer models of dynamic biofilm systems. The time to division, emigration, and rate of motility of individual green fluorescent protein labeled Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 cells in a 3–10 mm thick biofilm containing predominantly non-GFP labeled cells were calculated based on images of individual cells collected at 15-min time intervals. The biofilms were grown in flow cells and the images captured with a confocal laser microscope. Cells destined to emigrate are more active than those that remain; the geometric means for velocities in the biofilm are 1.0 mm/h for remaining cells and 1.5 mm/h for emigrating cells. The median time to emigration was 2.0 h. During the experimental observation period, the estimated probability for emigration is 0.44, illustrating that a substantial number of bacteria leave the field of view. Cells emigrate at a median time one-third that of the median time to replication. Specifically, the median time for cells to divide was 6.9 h, and it was estimated that 10% of the cells had a time to division greater than 10 h.en_US
dc.titleMovement, replication, and emigration rates of individual bacteria in a biofilmen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
mus.citation.extentfirstpage163en_US
mus.citation.extentlastpage172en_US
mus.citation.issue2en_US
mus.citation.journaltitleMicrobial Ecologyen_US
mus.citation.volume45en_US
mus.identifier.categoryEngineering & Computer Scienceen_US
mus.identifier.doi10.1007/s00248-002-1028-xen_US
mus.relation.collegeCollege of Engineeringen_US
mus.relation.departmentCenter for Biofilm Engineering.en_US
mus.relation.departmentChemical & Biological Engineering.en_US
mus.relation.departmentChemical Engineering.en_US
mus.relation.universityMontana State University - Bozemanen_US
mus.relation.researchgroupCenter for Biofilm Engineering.en_US
mus.data.thumbpage4en_US


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