Microbial adhesion in biotechnological processes.

  title={Microbial adhesion in biotechnological processes.},
  author={Kevin C. Marshall},
  journal={Current opinion in biotechnology},
  volume={5 3},
The majority of microorganisms are capable of adhering to surfaces, and we now have a clearer image of the relevance of substratum properties, bacterial surface properties, and molecular conditioning films in adhesion processes. Altered gene expression and increased opportunities for gene transfer are now recognized as consequences of the association of… CONTINUE READING