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niiicholas



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(Permalink) Posted: June 04 2003,00:28   

The next volume is on biofilms:

http://books.cambridge.org/0521793025.htm

Community Structure and Co-operation in Biofilms

Edited by David G. Allison, P. Gilbert, H. M. Lappin-Scott, M. Wilson

The study of biofilm considers the close association of micro-organisms with each other at interfaces and the consequent physiological adaptation to the proximity of other cells and surfaces. As such it is relevant to a variety of disciplines, including medicine, dentistry, bioremediation, biofouling, water technology, engineering and food science. Although the habitats studied, and their associated cellular communities, differ widely, some common elements exist such as method of attachment, coadhesion, regulation of biofilm phenotype and biofilm architecture. This book aims to distil the common principles of biofilm physiology and growth for all interested disciplines. It will appeal to the specialist biofilm researcher as well as to students wishing to introduce themselves to the topic.


Chapter 1:
http://assets.cambridge.org/0521793025/sample/0521793025WS.pdf

Chapter 2 is on adhesion mechanisms

  
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