Research Article | Open Access | 10.31586/Microbiology.0401.03

Swarming and Swimming Movement of Bacteria in Different Organic Wastes


Motility plays an important role in biofilm formation and movement in different environmental conditions, colonization, and adhesion of bacteria to surfaces. The lowest swimming was 3 (mm) in agar medium and the highest value was 42.67 (mm) with the addition of WCW. The lowest swarming was carried out in agar medium with 7.66 (mm), while the highest value was found in N.A medium with the addition of 10% WCW 59.33 (mm). In all experimental conditions, an increase of 2.4 times (swimming) and 6.4 times (swarming) was observed after the addition of WCW to the controls.


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January 9, 2019
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KAHRAMAN, Hüseyin; KARADERI, Cennet Canan. Swarming and Swimming Movement of Bacteria in Different Organic Wastes. Trends Journal of Sciences Research, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 1, p. 14-20, jan. 2019. ISSN 2377-8083. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 21 jan. 2019.