General Information:

Id: 3,371 (click here to show other Interactions for entry)
Diseases: Pseudomonas aeruginosa diseases
pathogen-host system
P. aeruginosa strain PA14, rugose, small colony variant (RSCV) phenotype
Reference: Franklin MJ et al.(2011) Biosynthesis of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa Extracellular Polysaccharides, Alginate, Pel, and Psl Front Microbiol 2: 167 [PMID: 21991261]

Interaction Information:

Comment P. aeruginosa isolates obtained from chronic pulmonary infections of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) are often mucoid. These isolates secrete large amounts of the polysaccharide, alginate.
Formal Description
Interaction-ID: 31007


P. aeruginosa infection, chronic

increases_quantity of


mucoid strain

in patients with CF