Luis E Chavez de Paz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Connecticut Health Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Development of a multispecies biofilm community by four root canal bacteria
    Luis E Chavez de Paz
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Endod 38:318-23. 2012
  2. pmc Role of (p)ppGpp in biofilm formation by Enterococcus faecalis
    Luis E Chavez de Paz
    Department of Oral Biology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:1627-30. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa on Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm formation
    Maria Pihl
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 59:504-12. 2010
  4. doi request reprint The effects of antimicrobials on endodontic biofilm bacteria
    Luis E Chavez de Paz
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Endod 36:70-7. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Effects of saliva or serum coating on adherence of Streptococcus oralis strains to titanium
    Marjan Dorkhan
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmö S 20506, Sweden
    Microbiology 158:390-7. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Oral bacteria in biofilms exhibit slow reactivation from nutrient deprivation
    Luis E Chavez de Paz
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmö 20506, Sweden
    Microbiology 154:1927-38. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of Pseudomonas aeruginosa on biofilm formation by different strains of Staphylococcus epidermidis
    Maria Pihl
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 59:439-46. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Redefining the persistent infection in root canals: possible role of biofilm communities
    Luis E Chavez de Paz
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Endod 33:652-62. 2007
  9. pmc Image analysis software based on color segmentation for characterization of viability and physiological activity of biofilms
    Luis E Chavez de Paz
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmö 20506, Sweden
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:1734-9. 2009
  10. pmc Antimicrobial effect of chitosan nanoparticles on streptococcus mutans biofilms
    Luis E Chavez de Paz
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, SE 20506 Malmö, Sweden
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:3892-5. 2011

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Development of a multispecies biofilm community by four root canal bacteria
    Luis E Chavez de Paz
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Endod 38:318-23. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the ability of 4 root canal bacteria to establish a multispecies biofilm community and to characterize the main structural, compositional, and physiological features of this community...
  2. pmc Role of (p)ppGpp in biofilm formation by Enterococcus faecalis
    Luis E Chavez de Paz
    Department of Oral Biology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:1627-30. 2012
    ..E. faecalis lacking (p)ppGpp had a diminished capacity to sustain biofilm formation over an extended period of time and expressed abundant proteolytic activity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa on Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm formation
    Maria Pihl
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 59:504-12. 2010
    ..aeruginosa in the host micro-habitat. Further studies are required to explain the inhibitory effect on S. epidermidis, although extracellular polysaccharides produced by P. aeruginosa might play a role in this phenomenon...
  4. doi request reprint The effects of antimicrobials on endodontic biofilm bacteria
    Luis E Chavez de Paz
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Endod 36:70-7. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Effects of saliva or serum coating on adherence of Streptococcus oralis strains to titanium
    Marjan Dorkhan
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmö S 20506, Sweden
    Microbiology 158:390-7. 2012
    ..Thus strains of S. oralis differ in their capacity to bind to saliva-coated titanium and we propose that this is due to differential expression of a novel adhesin...
  6. doi request reprint Oral bacteria in biofilms exhibit slow reactivation from nutrient deprivation
    Luis E Chavez de Paz
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmö 20506, Sweden
    Microbiology 154:1927-38. 2008
    ..The data suggest that the low reactivity of non-growing biofilm cells to the introduction of fresh nutrients may be a survival strategy employed by micro-organisms in the oral cavity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of Pseudomonas aeruginosa on biofilm formation by different strains of Staphylococcus epidermidis
    Maria Pihl
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 59:439-46. 2010
    ..epidermidis biofilm formation can be inhibited by P. aeruginosa through two mechanisms: disruption by extracellular products, possibly polysaccharides, and, in the later stages, by cell lysis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Redefining the persistent infection in root canals: possible role of biofilm communities
    Luis E Chavez de Paz
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Endod 33:652-62. 2007
    ....
  9. pmc Image analysis software based on color segmentation for characterization of viability and physiological activity of biofilms
    Luis E Chavez de Paz
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmö 20506, Sweden
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:1734-9. 2009
    ..By identifying color tonalities in situ, the software independently processed the color subpopulations and characterized the viability and metabolic activity of biofilms...
  10. pmc Antimicrobial effect of chitosan nanoparticles on streptococcus mutans biofilms
    Luis E Chavez de Paz
    Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, SE 20506 Malmö, Sweden
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:3892-5. 2011
    ..Nanocomplexes prepared from chitosans with high MW showed a low antimicrobial effect (20 to 25% of cells damaged), whereas those prepared from low-MW chitosans showed high antimicrobial effect (>95% of cells damaged)...