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Research Article

Identification of Genes Involved in Polysaccharide-Independent Staphylococcus aureus Biofilm Formation

  • Blaise R. Boles,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Matthew Thoendel,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Aleeza J. Roth,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Alexander R. Horswill mail

    alex-horswill@uiowa.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Published: April 14, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0010146

About the Authors

Blaise R. Boles, Matthew Thoendel, Aleeza J. Roth, Alexander R. Horswill
Department of Microbiology, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: alex-horswill@uiowa.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BRB ARH. Performed the experiments: BRB MT AJR. Analyzed the data: BRB MT ARH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BRB MT. Wrote the paper: BRB ARH.