coaggregation
The collection of a variety of bacteria on a surface such as a tooth surface because of cell-to-cell recognition of genetically distinct bacterial types. Many of these interactions appear to be mediated by a lectin on one bacterium that interacts with a complementary carbohydrate receptor on another bacterium.

Microbiology. . 2009.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • coaggregation — noun joint aggregation …   Wiktionary

  • SH-SY5Y — HistoryThe cell line SH SY5Y is a third generation neuroblastoma, cloned from SH SY5, which is from SH SY, which is from SK N SH. The original cell line was isolated from a woman s metastatic bone tumor in 1970. In each successive generation, the …   Wikipedia

  • Harrison Pope — Dr. Harrison Graham Pope Jr. Skip (b. 1950, Massachusetts), MD, MPH is an American professor and physician, currently Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and an attending physician at McLean Hospital. He is also the Director,… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”