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The eminence status of bacterial pigments under different aspects

Parisa Sabbagh, Amirmorteza Ebrahimzadeh Namvar
  • Parisa Sabbagh
    Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Amirmorteza Ebrahimzadeh Namvar
    Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran, Islamic Republic of | amirmorteza.namvar@gmail.com

Abstract

Several bacteria such as Flavobacterium, Serratias, Chromobacterium and Streptomyces that produce different pigments are playing a significant role in various fields of sciences. Alternatively, current knowledge about bacterial pigments is limited to medical bacteriology, for instance their importance in virulence factors and protective features, however recently the investigators have revealed the supplementary consequence of pigments in food, textile and pharmaceutical aspects.

Keywords

Bacteria, pigments, industrial, virulence factor

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Submitted: 2017-12-21 14:19:10
Published: 2017-12-30 00:00:00
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