Culture Condition for Listeria monocytogenes 1421 Biofilm Formation and the Effect of Kimchi on Biofilm

Biofilm 형성을 위한 Listeria monocytogenes 1421의 배양 조건과 김치에 의한 영향

  • Kim, Eun-Ah (Department of Food Science & Technology, Pusan National University) ;
  • Mang, So-Yeon (Department of Food Science & Technology, Pusan National University) ;
  • Seong, Jong-Hwan (Department of Food Science & Technology, Pusan National University) ;
  • Lee, Young-Guen (Department of Food Science & Technology, Pusan National University) ;
  • Kim, Han-Soo (Department of Food Science & Technology, Pusan National University) ;
  • Kim, Dong-Seob (Department of Food Science & Technology, Pusan National University)
  • Received : 2012.01.31
  • Accepted : 2012.05.14
  • Published : 2012.05.30


$Listeria$ $monocytogenes$, a fatal food-borne pathogenic bacteria, can form a biofilm on many different supports. The biofilm gives $L.$ $monocytogenes$ more viability and resistance to disinfectants and sterilization procedures.$L.$ $monocytogenes$ formed biofilms on various culture vessels tested in this experiment and showed the maximum amount of biofilm when it was cultured for 4 days at $30^{\circ}C$ in BHI broth. In this study, biofilm formation was stimulated or inhibited by addition of different Kimchi samples. That was not in accordance with the effect of Kimchi on the growth of $L.$ $monocytogenes$.


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