Marine biofouling: a sticky problem.

  title={Marine biofouling: a sticky problem.},
  author={Maureen E. Callow and James E Callow},
  volume={49 1},
Organisms that colonise underwater surfaces, such as barnacle larvae and spores of algae, use a diverse array of biological 'glues' to provide both temporary and more permanent adhesion. The practical consequence of colonisation by these organisms is biofouling - something that has plagued mariners for years - causing increased drag and, in extreme cases, corrosion. Might there be a biological solution to this biological problem? 

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