Critical review on biofilm methods

  title={Critical review on biofilm methods},
  author={Joana Azeredo and Nuno Filipe Azevedo and Romain Briandet and Nuno Cerca and Tom Coenye and Ana Rita Costa and Micka{\"e}l Desvaux and Giovanni Di Bonaventura and Michel H{\'e}braud and Zoran Jaglic and Miroslava Ka{\vc}{\'a}niov{\'a} and Susanne Kn{\o}chel and An{\'a}lia Lourenço and Filipe Jos{\'e} Mergulh{\~a}o and Rikke Louise Meyer and George-John E. Nychas and Manuel Sim{\~o}es and Odile Tresse and Claus Sternberg},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Microbiology},
  pages={313 - 351}
Abstract Biofilms are widespread in nature and constitute an important strategy implemented by microorganisms to survive in sometimes harsh environmental conditions. They can be beneficial or have a negative impact particularly when formed in industrial settings or on medical devices. As such, research into the formation and elimination of biofilms is important for many disciplines. Several new methodologies have been recently developed for, or adapted to, biofilm studies that have contributed… 
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