Cohesiveness in biofilm matrix polymers.

In: Symposium of the Society for General Microbiology, Jg. 59th (2000) ; Community Structure and Co-operation in Biofilms, S. 87-105
ISSN: 0081-1394
Zeitschriftenaufsatz / Fach: Chemie
A review with 60 refs. Topics discussed include microbial aggregates, the role of extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) as microbial aggregate construction material, the cohesiveness of matrix polymers, and the role of EPS in microbial aggregation.