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Discrimination between bacterial species by ratiometric analysis of their carbohydrate binding profile

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Abstract

Antibiotic resistance is a global health concern meaning there is an urgent need for new treatments and diagnostics. Here glycosylated surfaces are used to profile the binding patterns of a range of Gram-negative, Gram-positive and mycobacteria. This enables the creation of ‘barcodes’ to enable identification and discrimination between the strains, which could not be achieved by single-point glycan binding and offers a new concept in bacteria detection.

Graphical abstract: Discrimination between bacterial species by ratiometric analysis of their carbohydrate binding profile

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Submitted
26 Oct 2015
Accepted
30 Nov 2015
First published
01 Dec 2015

This article is Open Access

Mol. BioSyst., 2016,12, 341-344
Article type
Communication
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Discrimination between bacterial species by ratiometric analysis of their carbohydrate binding profile

L. Otten, E. Fullam and M. I. Gibson, Mol. BioSyst., 2016, 12, 341
DOI: 10.1039/C5MB00720H

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