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Inhibiting biofilm formation by Klebsiella pneumoniae B5055 using an iron antagonizing molecule and a bacteriophage

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Microbiology, January 2013
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Title
Inhibiting biofilm formation by Klebsiella pneumoniae B5055 using an iron antagonizing molecule and a bacteriophage
Published in
BMC Microbiology, January 2013
DOI 10.1186/1471-2180-13-174
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Authors

Sanjay Chhibber, Deepika Nag, Shruti Bansal

Abstract

Success of biofilm dwelling bacteria in causing persistent and chronic infections is attributed to their resistance towards antibiotics and immune defences. Free iron is critical for the growth of biofilm associated bacteria. Therefore in the present study, the effect of limiting iron levels by addition of divalent Co[II] ions in combination with a bacteriophage was used for preventing/disrupting Klebsiella pneumoniae biofilms.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
New Zealand 1 <1%
India 1 <1%
Unknown 118 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 29 24%
Student > Master 19 16%
Researcher 14 12%
Student > Bachelor 13 11%
Student > Postgraduate 8 7%
Other 24 20%
Unknown 13 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 48 40%
Immunology and Microbiology 21 18%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 13 11%
Medicine and Dentistry 11 9%
Chemistry 3 3%
Other 3 3%
Unknown 21 18%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 02 August 2013.
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#2,920,304
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#568
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#58,565
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#19
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