Biochemical Properities, Isolation & Identification of the Propionibacterium acnes Picked from Acne Lesion

여드름병변에서 채취한 Propionibacterium acnes의 분리, 동정 및 생화학적 특성 연구

  • Lee, Kyung-Suk (Dept. of Skin Care & Beauty Science, Kyungnam College of Information & Technology) ;
  • Choi, Jeung-Sook (Dept. of Beauty Design, Gyeongdo Provincial College)
  • 이경숙 (경남정보대학 피부미용과) ;
  • 최정숙 (경북도립 경도대학 뷰티디자인과)
  • Received : 2006.06.12
  • Published : 2006.10.31


Thirty P. acnes were isolated from the 30 acne patients who visited some skin care shops from Feburary of 2001 to August of 2001. They were identified by morphological features (gram stain), biochemical properties. Only P. acne strains are isolated among Propionibacteria sp. and biochemical properities of P. acnes were not different from P. acnes ATCC 11827 strain significantly. The results of the biotyping was as follow: twenty three strains of biotype I from comedone, 1 strain of biotype II from pauple, 5 strains of biotype III from pauple and pustule, and 1 strain of biotype IV from pauple were isolated respectively.

피부관리실을 방문한 서른명의 얼굴 여드름 부위로부터 30주의 P. acnes를 분리하였다. 이들 균 주들을 형태학적, 생화학적 특징 등을 조사하여 P. acnes로 동정하였으며, 분리된 균 주들간의 생화학적특징은 유의한 차이를 나타내지 않았다. 생물학적 균 주 분류(biotyping)한 결과 comedone을 나타내는 여드름증상으로부터 23주의 biotype I, 구진(papule) 여드름증상으로부터 1주의 biotype II, 구진과 농포의 여드름증상으로부터 5주의 biotype III, 구진(papule) 여드름증상으로부터 1주의 biotype IV가 각각 분리되었으며, biotype V형의 균 주는 분리되지 않았다.


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