By Hans-Curt Flemming,Jost Wingender,Ulrich Szewzyk
Living in biofilms is the typical lifestyle of microorganisms, transiently immobilized of their matrix of extracellular polymeric components (EPS), interacting in lots of methods and utilizing the matrix as an exterior digestion and safeguard approach. this is often how they've got geared up their existence within the surroundings, within the clinical context and in technical platforms – and has helped lead them to the oldest, such a lot profitable and ubiquitous type of lifestyles.
In this booklet, scorching spots in present biofilm examine are offered in serious and infrequently provocative chapters. This serves a twofold function: to supply an outline and to motivate extra discussions. peculiarly, the publication seeks to stimulate lateral thinking.
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Biofilm Highlights: 5 (Springer Series on Biofilms) by Hans-Curt Flemming,Jost Wingender,Ulrich Szewzyk