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Physico-chemistry of initial microbial adhesive interactions--its mechanisms and methods for study.
In this review, initial microbial adhesive interactions are divided into adhesion to substratum surfaces, coaggregation between microbial pairs and co-adhesion between sessile and planktonicExpand
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The influence of surface free energy and surface roughness on early plaque formation. An in vivo study in man.
Previous in vivo studies suggested that a high substratum surface free energy (s.f.e.) and an increased surface roughness facilitate the supragingival plaque accumulation. It is the aim of thisExpand
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Biofilm Formation on Dental Restorative and Implant Materials
Biomaterials for the restoration of oral function are prone to biofilm formation, affecting oral health. Oral bacteria adhere to hydrophobic and hydrophilic surfaces, but due to fluctuating shear,Expand
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Electric double layer interactions in bacterial adhesion to surfaces
The DLVO (Derjaguin, Landau, Verwey, Overbeek) theory was originally developed to describe interactions between non-biological lyophobic colloids such as polystyrene particles, but is also used toExpand
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Measurement of the surface free energy of bacterial cell surfaces and its relevance for adhesion.
An experimental technique is described to determine contact angles on bacterial layers deposited on cellulose triacetate filters. Measurements with water, water-n-propanol mixtures, andExpand
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Inhibition of initial adhesion of uropathogenic Enterococcus faecalis by biosurfactants from Lactobacillus isolates.
In this study, 15 Lactobacillus isolates were found to produce biosurfactants in the mid-exponential and stationary growth phases. The stationary-phase biosurfactants from lactobacillus casei subsp.Expand
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Deposition efficiency and reversibility of bacterial adhesion under flow
The deposition efficiencies and reversibilities of bacterial adhesion (Staphylococcus epidermidis HBH2 169, Acinetobacter calcoaceticus RAG-1, and Streptococcus thermophilus B) on differentExpand
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Biomaterial-Associated Infection: Locating the Finish Line in the Race for the Surface
This Review discusses approaches to developing infection-reducing biomaterials that strike a balance between host tissue integration and prevention of microbial attachment. NONEExpand
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Surface roughness, porosity and wettability of gentamicin-loaded bone cements and their antibiotic release.
In this study, the release of gentamicin as a function of time was measured for six different gentamicin-loaded bone cements and related with the surface roughness, porosity and wettability of theExpand
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Immediate repair bond strengths of microhybrid, nanohybrid and nanofilled composites after different surface treatments.
OBJECTIVES To evaluate immediate repair bond strengths and failure types of resin composites with and without surface conditioning and characterize the interacting composite surfaces by their surfaceExpand
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