Biofouling

Process by which unwanted microbial, plant or animal materials or organisms accumulate on man-made surfaces.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Thrombosis and biofouling of extracorporeal circuits and indwelling medical devices cause significant morbidity and mortality… (More)
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2012
2012
Biofouling, the attachment and growth of organisms on submerged, man-made surfaces, has plagued ship operators for at least 2500… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Bacteria regulate specific group behaviors such as biofilm formation in response to population density using small signal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Biofouling and virus penetration are two significant obstacles in water treatment membrane filtration. Biofouling reduces… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Predictions of full-scale ship resistance and powering are made for antifouling coating systems with a range of roughness and… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Most benthic organisms produce planktonic larvae in their life cycles; larval settlement and metamorphosis are influenced by many… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The biocompatibility and biofouling of the microfabrication materials for a MEMS drug delivery device have been evaluated. The in… (More)
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2003
2003
T. R. Bott Centre of Biological Engineering, University of Minho, Campus de Gualtar, 4700 Braga, Portugal • The paper describes… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Organisms that colonise underwater surfaces, such as barnacle larvae and spores of algae, use a diverse array of biological… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Biofouling is referred to as the unwanted deposition and growth of biofilms. This phenomenon can occur in an extremely wide range… (More)
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