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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 365272, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/365272
Research Article

Effect of Algae and Plant Lectins on Planktonic Growth and Biofilm Formation in Clinically Relevant Bacteria and Yeasts

1Biologically Active Molecules Laboratory (Biomol-Lab), Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza 60440-970, CE, Brazil
2Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering (IBB), Center of Biological Engineering, University of Minho, 4710-057 Braga, Portugal
3Integrated Laboratory of Biomolecules (LIBS), Department of Pathology and Legal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza 60430-160, CE, Brazil

Received 19 February 2014; Revised 29 April 2014; Accepted 14 May 2014; Published 28 May 2014

Academic Editor: Xiaoling Miao

Copyright © 2014 Mayron Alves Vasconcelos et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Mayron Alves Vasconcelos, Francisco Vassiliepe Sousa Arruda, Victor Alves Carneiro, et al., “Effect of Algae and Plant Lectins on Planktonic Growth and Biofilm Formation in Clinically Relevant Bacteria and Yeasts,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2014, Article ID 365272, 9 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/365272