hrvatski jezikClear Cookie - decide language by browser settings

Adaptational changes in cellular fatty acids of cultured bacteria as a response to trophic differences

Blažina, Marija; Najdek-Dragić, Mirjana; Baričević, Ana; Fuks, Dragica (2010) Adaptational changes in cellular fatty acids of cultured bacteria as a response to trophic differences. Acta Adriatica, 51 (2). pp. 131-140. ISSN 0001-5113

[img] PDF - Published Version
Download (461kB)


The adaptational changes in cellular fatty acids and morphology of γ-Proteobacteria belonging to different genera ; Vibrio, Halomonas, Pseudoalteromonas ; isolated from northern Adriatic waters and cultured in four media (Marine Broth, R2 Broth and tenfold dilutions of both) was investigated. The bacterial strains with identical 16S rRNA sequences isolated from different waters used different- mechanisms or -extent of the same mechanism to adapt their growth in equal culture media. In contrast, a similar growth strategy in each of used cultures was employed by different strains isolated from the same water body. Divergence in nutrient quality and requirement in cultures from that presented in bacteria natural environment induced important changes in cellular fatty acids (i) unsaturation, (ii) cis to trans isomerisation, (iii) chain elongation (iv) branching and/or morphology (Winnie-the-Pooh effect) or even cell division blocking. The results strongly suggest that growth and appropriate cellular response of bacteria in culture is predetermined by nutritional conditions in their genuine environment and can be useful for interpretation of trophic differences between proximate environments.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: adaptation; cultured bacteria; cellular fatty acids; physiological response
Subjects: NATURAL SCIENCES > Interdisciplinary Natural Sciences > Marine Science
Divisions: Center for Marine Research
Project titleProject leaderProject codeProject type
Učinak zagađenja na programirane biosinteze morskih beskralješnjaka[92412] Renato Batel098-0982705-2724MZOS
Struktura i fiziologija mikrobnih zajednica frontalnih zona sjevernog Jadrana[83206] Mirjana Najdek-Dragić098-0982705-2729MZOS
Depositing User: Maria Blažina
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2013 09:04

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item


Downloads per month over past year

Increase Font
Decrease Font
Dyslexic Font