biofilm formation

A process in which planktonically growing microorganisms grow at a liquid-air interface or on a solid substrate under the flow of a liquid and… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Biofilms are communities of microbes attached to surfaces, which can be found in medical, industrial and natural settings. In… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The cross-species bacterial communication signal autoinducer 2 (AI-2), produced by the purified enzymes Pfs (nucleosidase) and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Iron serves as a signal in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm development. We examined the influence of mutations in known and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Multiple quorum-sensing circuits function in parallel to control virulence and biofilm formation in Vibrio cholerae. In contrast… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Listeria monocytogenes has the ability to form biofilms on food-processing surfaces, potentially leading to food product… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Biofilms are a protected niche for microorganisms, where they are safe from antibiotic treatment and can create a source of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The tube test and the microtiter-plate test are the most frequently used techniques for quantifying biofilm formation, an… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
In most natural environments, association with a surface in a structure known as a biofilm is the prevailing microbial lifestyle… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Populations of surface-attached microorganisms comprising either single or multiple species are commonly referred to as biofilms… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
A model system for studying Candida biofilms growing on the surface of small discs of catheter material is described. Biofilm… (More)
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