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Biofilm Formationool

Illustration for publication with Nature Reviews Microbiology, showing the temporal formation of biofilm and spatial arrangement of various biofilm components. The first panel shows initial attachment and addresses the use of the flagellum to approach a surface and the use of the MSHA pili to interact with the surface (roaming and orbiting).

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Dr. Fitnat Yildiz, University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC), Department of Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology (Santa Cruz, CA)

Date
November 4, 2014

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