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Microbial Biofilms

Known as: Biofilm, Biofilms 
Encrustations, formed from microbes (bacteria, algae, fungi, plankton, or protozoa) embedding in extracellular polymers, that adhere to surfaces such… 
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
  • G. Donelli
  • Methods in Molecular Biology
  • 2014
  • Corpus ID: 3674274
Three dynamic models for the investigation of in vitro biofi lm formation are described in this chapter. In the 6-well plate… 
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Review
2010
Review
2010
The microorganisms in biofilms live in a self-produced matrix of hydrated extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) that form… 
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2004
Review
2004
Biofilms — matrix-enclosed microbial accretions that adhere to biological or non-biological surfaces — represent a significant… 
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Review
2002
Review
2002
  • R. Donlan
  • Emerging infectious diseases
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 671387
Microorganisms attach to surfaces and develop biofilms. Biofilm-associated cells can be differentiated from their suspended… 
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Review
2002
Review
2002
SUMMARY Though biofilms were first described by Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, the theory describing the biofilm process was not… 
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Biofilms can be defined as communities of microorganisms attached to a surface. It is clear that microorganisms undergo profound… 
Review
2000
Review
2000
SUMMARY Biofilms are complex communities of microorganisms attached to surfaces or associated with interfaces. Despite the focus… 
Review
1999
Review
1999
Bacteria that attach to surfaces aggregate in a hydrated polymeric matrix of their own synthesis to form biofilms. Formation of… 
Review
1995
Review
1995
The frequent discrepancy between direct microscopic counts and numbers of culturable bacteria from environmental samples is just… 
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
We describe a new molecular approach to analyzing the genetic diversity of complex microbial populations. This technique is based…