A nanomechanical study of the effects of colistin on the Klebsiella pneumoniae AJ218 capsule
Anna Mularski, Jonathan Wilksch, Eric Hanssen, Jian Li, Takehiro Tomita, Sacha James Pidot, Tim Stinear, Frances Separovic, Dick Strugnell
EUROPEAN BIOPHYSICS JOURNAL WITH BIOPHYSICS LETTERS | SPRINGER | Published : 2017
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The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of the Australian Research Council and the National Health and Medical Research Council (Program Grant 606788) and Dr. Michelle Gee, who together with JL, initially suggested the AFM study of the effect of colistin on K. pneumoniae. AM received an Australian Postgraduate Award and a David Hay Postgraduate Writing-Up Award. JL is an Australian NHMRC Senior Research Fellow and is supported by a research grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (R01 AI111965). The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases or the National Institutes of Health. All AFM work was conducted at the Nanomaterials Platform, University of Melbourne. Electron microscopy was carried out at the Bio21 Advanced Microscopy Facility, University of Melbourne.