Fundamentals of the operation of biofilms.

In: Berichte aus Wasserguete- und Abfallwirtschaft, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Jg. 153 (1999) ; Wasserguete- und Abfallwirtschaft Gestern-Heute-Morgen, S. 45-64
ISSN: 0942-914X
Zeitschriftenaufsatz / Fach: Chemie
Abstract:
A review with many refs. is given on the definition of biofilms, the involvement of extracellular polymer substances in the assocn. of biofilms, ecol. and tech. aspects, the interaction between exo-enzymes and exo-polysaccharides, and the cell-cell communication.