Research -  Bacterial Adhesion

CRAEMS - Molecular Level Analysis of Macromolecule-Surface Interactions in Bacterial Adhesion



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Salerno, M.B ., W. Park, Y. Zuo, and B.E. Logan. 2006. Inhibition of biohydrogen production by ammonia Wat. Res. 40(6):1167-1172.

Vadillo-Rodriguez, V. and B.E. Logan. 2006. Localized attraction correlates with bacterial adhesion to glass and metal oxide substrata. Environ. Sci. Technol., 40(9):2983-2988.

Xu, L.-C., and B.E. Logan. 2006. Adhesion forces between functionalized latex microspheres and protein-coated surfaces evaluated using colloid probe atomic force microscopy. Coll. Surf. B Biointerf. 48(1):84-94.

Xu, L.-C., and B.E. Logan. 2006. Interaction forces measured using AFM between colloids and surfaces coated with both dextran and protein. Langmuir, 22(10):4720-4727.


Li, B. and B.E. Logan. 2005. The impact of ultraviolet light on bacterial adhesion to glass and metal-oxide coated surface. Coll.Surf. B:Biointerf. 41:153-161.

Xu., L.-C. and B.E. Logan. 2005. Atomic force microscopy colloid probe analysis of interactions between proteins and surfaces. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39(10):3592-3600.

Xu, L.-C., V. Vadillo-Rodriguez, and B.E. Logan. 2005. Residence time, loading force, pH and ionic strength affect adhesion forces between colloids and biopolymer-coated surfaces. Langmuir, 21(16):7491-7500.

Salerno, M.B., Rothsteina, S., Nwachukwua, C., Shelbia, H., Velegol, D., and B. E. Logan. 2005. The effect of biomolecules on particle deposition to hydrophobic surfaces. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39(17):6371-6377.


Li, X. and B.E. Logan. 2004. Analysis of bacterial adhesion using a gradient force analysis and colloid probe atomic force microscopy. Langmuir, 20(20):8817-8822.

Salerno, M.B., B.E. Logan, and D. Velegol. 2004. Importance of molecular details in predicting bacterial adhesion to hydrophobic surfaces. Langmuir, 20:10625-10629.

Li, B. and B.E. Logan. 2004. Bacterial adhesion to glass and metal-oxide surfaces. Colloids Surf. B. Biointerf. 36:81-90.

Velegol, S.B. and B.E. Logan. 2004. Correction to: "Contributions of bacterial surface polymers, electrostatics and cell elasticity to shape of AFM force curves". Langmuir, 20:3820.


Velegol, S.B., S. Pardi, X. Li, D. Velegol, and B.E. Logan. 2003. AFM imaging artifacts due to bacterial cell height and AFM tip geometry. Langmuir. 19, 851-857.

Burks, G.A. S.B. Velegol, E. Paramanova, B.E. Lindenmuth, J.D. Feick, and B.E. Logan. 2003. Macroscopic and nanoscale measurements of the adhesion of bacteria with varying outer layer surface composition. Langmuir, 19:2366-2371.

2002 Shellenberger, K. and B.E. Logan 2002. Effect of molecular scale roughness of glass beads on colloidal and bacterial deposition. Environ. Sci. Technol. 36(2):184-189.

Velegol. S.B. and B.E. Logan. 2002. Contributions of bacterial surface polymers, electrostatics and cell Elasticity to the shape of AFM force curves. Langmuir, 18:3454-3458.

2000 Camesano, T.A. and B.E. Logan. 2000. Probing electrostatic interactions using atomic force microscopy. Environ. Sci. Technol. 34(16):3354-3362.

Rogers, B. and B.E. Logan. 2000. Bacterial transport in NAPL-contaminated porous media. J. Environ. Engrg. 126(7): 657-666.

Camesano, T.A. M.J. Natan, and B.E. Logan. 2000. Observation of changes in bacterial cell morphology using tapping mode atomic force microscopy.Langmuir 16(10):4563-4572.

Unice, K.M., and B.E. Logan. 2000. The insignificant role of hydrodynamic dispersion on bacterial transport. J. Environ. Engin. 126(6): 491-500.


Camesano, T.A., K.M. Unice and B.E. Logan. 1999. Modeling dynamic blocking of colloids in porous media using intracolumn deposition patterns and breakthrough curves. Colloids Surf. A. Physicochem. Engin. Aspects. 160(3):291-307.

Fang, Y. and B.E. Logan. 1999. Bacterial transport in gas sparged porous media. J. Environ. Engng. 125(7):668-673.

Logan, B.E., T.A. Camesano, A.A. DeSantis, K.M. Unice, and J.C. Baygents. 1999. Comment on "A method for calculating bacterial deposition coefficients using the fraction of bacteria recovered from laboratory columns" by Bolster et al. Environ. Sci. Technol. 33(8):1316-1317.

Li, Q. and B.E. Logan. 1999. Enhancing bacterial transport for bioaugmentation of aquifers using low ionic strength solutions and surfactants. Wat. Res., 33(4):1090-1100.

Jewett, D.G., B.E. Logan, R.G. Arnold, and R.C. Bales. 1999. Transport of Pseudomonas fluorescens strain P17 through porous media as a function of water content. J. Contam. Hydrol.36(1-2):73-89.


Camesano, T.A. and B.E. Logan. 1998. Influence of fluid velocity and cell concentration on the transport of motile and non-motile bacteria in porous media. Environ. Sci. Technol., 32(11):1699-1708.


Logan, B.E., D.G. Jewett, R.G. Arnold, E. Bouwer and C.R. O'Melia. 1997. Reply to Comment by S. Qi on "Clarification of clean-bed filtration models." J. Environ. Eng., 123(7):730-731.


Martin, M.J., B.E. Logan, W.P. Johnson, D.J. Jewett, and R.G. Arnold. 1996.Scaling bacterial filtration rates in different sized porous media. J. Environ. Engng., 122(5):407-415.

Johnson, W.P. and B.E. Logan. 1996. Enhanced transport in porous media by sediment-phase and aqueous-phase natural organic matter. Wat. Res., 30(4):923-931.

Johnson, W.P., M.J. Martin, M.J. Gross, and B.E. Logan. 1996. Facilitation of bacterial transport through porous media by changes in solution and surface properties. Colloids Surf. A 107:263-271.


Gross, M.J. and B.E. Logan. 1995. Influence of different chemical treatments on transport of Alcaligenes paradoxus in porous media. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 61(5):1750-1756.

Logan, B.E., D.G. Jewett, R.G. Arnold, E. Bouwer and C.R. O'Melia. 1995. Clarification of clean-bed filtration models. J. Environ. Eng. 121(12): 869-873.

Johnson, W.P., K.A. Blue, B.E. Logan and R.G. Arnold. 1995. Modeling bacterial detachment during transport through porous media as a resident-time-dependent process. Wat. Resour. Res., 31(11):2649-2658.

Logan, B.E. 1995. Comment on "Investigation of a sequential filtration technique for particle fractionation." by Droppo et al, Environ. Sci. Technol., 29(8):2166-2167.

Jewett, D.G., T.A. Hilbert, B.E. Logan, R.G. Arnold, R.C. Bales. 1995. Bacterial transport in columns and filters: influence of ionic strength and pH on collision efficiency. Wat. Res., 29(7):1673-1680.

Gross, M.J., O. Albinger, D.G. Jewett, B.E. Logan, R.C. Bales, and R.G. Arnold. 1995. Measurement of bacterial collision efficiencies in porous media. Wat. Res., 29(4):1151-1158.


 Albinger, O., B.K. Biesemeyer, R.G. Arnold and B.E. Logan. 1994. Effect of bacterial heterogeneity on adhesion to uniform collectors by monoclonal populations. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 124:321-326.

Logan, B.E., U. Passow and A.L. Alldredge. 1994. Variable retention of diatoms on screens during size separations. Limnol. Oceanogr. 39(2):390-395.


Logan, B.E. 1993. Theoretical analysis of size distributions determined using screens and filters. Limnol. Oceanogr. 38(2):372-381.

Logan, B.E., T.A. Hilbert, R.G. Arnold. 1993. Removal of bacteria in laboratory filters: models and experiments. Wat. Res. 27(6):955-962.

Jewett, D.G., R.C. Bales, B.E. Logan, and R.G. Arnold. 1993. Comment on "Application of clean-bed filtration theory to bacterial deposition in porous media". Environ. Sci. Technol. 27(5):984-985.


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