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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012, Article ID 973436, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/973436
Research Article

Characterization of eDNA from the Clinical Strain Acinetobacter baumannii AIIMS 7 and Its Role in Biofilm Formation

1Institute of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, University of Pune, Pune 411007, India
2Department of Microbiology, University of Pune, Pune 411007, India

Received 13 October 2011; Accepted 6 December 2011

Academic Editor: Duarte Miguel Prazeres

Copyright © 2012 Praveen K. Sahu 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.

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