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Title Biofilms : formation, development and properties / William C. Bailey, editor
Published New York : Nova Science Publishers, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 691 pages) : illustrations
Series Biotechnology in agriculture, industry and medicine
Biotechnology in agriculture, industry and medicine series.
Contents ""BIOFILMS: FORMATION, DEVELOPMENT AND PROPERTIES""; ""BIOFILMS: FORMATION, DEVELOPMENT AND PROPERTIES""; ""CONTENTS""; ""PREFACE""; ""BACTERIOPHAGES AND BIOFILMS""; ""ABSTRACT""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""Conventions""; ""OVERVIEW""; ""TTrapping (annd Release)of Virusesin Biofilms""; ""Phage Hydrolytic Enzymes""; ""Infection of Biofilm Bacteria by Phages, Lytic and Temperate""; ""Prevalence of Productive Phage Infections in Natural Biofilms""; ""Foci of infection""; ""Multiple Dissemination Options for Temperate Phages""; ""Contribution of Phages to Biofilm Structure""
""ACKNOWLEDGMENTS""""BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL STUDIES TO SUPPORTTHE USE OF LACTOBACILLI AS A STRATEGY FORCONTROL OF BIOFILM-PRODUCING BACTERIA. INTERFERENCE LACTOBACILLUS PLANTARUMPSEUDOMONASAERUGINOSA""; ""ABSTRACT""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""BASIC STUDIES""; ""IN VITRO ASSAYS""; ""Biofilm of P. Aeruginosa""; ""Thin-Layer Chromatography (TLC)""; ""Gas Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry (CGMS)""; ""Fourier Transforms Infrared Spectrometry (FT-IR)""; ""EX VIVO ASSAYS""; ""IN VIVO ASSAYS""; ""Comparison of Virulence Capacity of Planktonic and Biofilm P. Aeruginosain a Murine Model Burn""
""Biofilms and Resistance to Phage Attack""""PHAGES AS ANTI-BIOFILM AGENTS (BACKGRO""; ""General Principles""; ""Dosing Considerations""; ""PHAGES AS ANTI-BIOFILM AGENTS (RE""; ""Control of Biofilm Formation Using Phages""; ""Biofilm Prevention Studies""; ""Biofilm Eradication Using Phages""; ""Biofilm Eradication Studies""; ""PHAGE PLAQUES AS MODELS OF BIOFILM EXPLOITATION""; ""Phage Plaques""; ""Formation of Phage Plaques, Early Stages""; ""Different Phages with Different Jobs""; ""Formation""; ""Formation of Phage Plaques, Late Stages""; ""PHAGE PENETRATION INTO BACTERIAL MICROCOLONIES""
""CLINICAL STUDIES""""ACKNOWLEDGMENTS""; ""REFERENCES""; ""DYNAMIC MODELS FOR IN VITROBIOFILM FORMATION""; ""ABSTRACT""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""OBJECTIVES""; ""DYNAMIC SYSTEMS AND REVIEW""; ""Flow Cell Systems""; ""Flow Cell Applications""; ""CDC Reactor""; ""Rotating Annular Reactor""; ""Perfused Biofilm Fermenters""; ""Constant Depth Film Fermenter""; ""FINAL CONSIDERATIONS""; ""REFERENCES""; ""SYMBIOTIC BIOFILMSAND BRAIN NEUROCHEMISTRY""; ""ABSTRACT""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""BASIC PROPERTIES OF MICROBIAL BIOFILMS""; ""QUORUM SENSING AND MICROBIAL BIOFILMS""
""SYMBIOTIC MICROFLORA AND ITS BIOFILMS""""INFLUENCE OF NEUROTRANSMITTERS ON GIMICROFLORA AND ITS BIOFILMS""; ""NEUROTRANSMITTER BIOSYNTHESIS AND RELEASE BYMICROORGANISMS: IMPLICATIONS FOR SYMBIOTIC BIOFILMS""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""REFERENCES""; ""SIGNALLING PROCESSES IMPLICATEDIN ESCHERICHIA COLI BIOFILM FORMATION""; ""ABSTRACT""; ""1. INTRODUCTION""; ""2. HOW IS THE FORMATION OF BACTERIAL BIOFILMSINITIATED ON A SURFACE?""; ""2.1. Cell-Surface Contact""; ""2.2. Cell-Cell-Interactions""; ""2.3. Environmental and Nutritional Signals""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Biofilms.
Biofilms.
Form Electronic book
Author Bailey, William C. (William Charles), 1965-
ISBN 1617288128 (electronic bk.)
9781617288128 (electronic bk.)