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Microbial growth in biofilms

Microbial growth in biofilms

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Published by Academic Press in San Diego, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biofilms,
  • Microbial growth,
  • Microbial ecology,
  • Biofilms,
  • Bacteria -- growth & development,
  • Bacteriological Techniques,
  • Ecology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Ron J. Doyle.
    SeriesMethods in enzymology -- v. 336, 337.
    ContributionsDoyle, Ronald J.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18160737M
    ISBN 100121822370, 0121822389

      Biofilm system is a well-developed technology in which solid media are added to suspended growth reactors to provide attachment surfaces for biofilms, so as to increase the microbial concentration as well as rates of contaminant degradation biofilms to take advantage of a number of removal mechanisms, including biodegradation, bioaccumulation.   High nutrient supply induced less microbial biomass growth, enhanced EPS production and soil biofilm formation. • The microbial diversity and evenness of soil with biofilms was significantly higher than that with free-living cells. • The soil with biofilms revealed an elevated microbial respiration rate and a rapid response to nutrient.

      Introduction to Microbial Growth We are all familiar with the slimy layer on a pond surface or that makes rocks slippery. These are examples of biofilms—microorganisms embedded in thin layers of matrix material (Figure 1). Biofilms were long considered random assemblages of cells and had little attention from : Nina Parker, Mark Schneegurt, Anh-Hue Thi Tu, Philip Lister, Brian M. Forster.   Some major problems concerning WDSs include: microbial growth, pathogen survival and growth, nitrification problems, and biocorrosion. This chapter explains the development of biofilms in WDSs. Biofilms can serve as reservoirs for protozoan parasites cysts and oocysts. The development of biofilms on surfaces can be beneficial or detrimental to.

    Growth: refers to microbial multiplication; increase in number (or population) i.e. bacterial division not bacterial size Culture medium: defined as nutrient material prepared for growth of microorganism in lab COLONY A colony is an aggregation of cells arising from a single parent cell. It is one possible outcome of microbial growth. Resolution. The presence of Listeria in Jeni’s blood suggests that her symptoms are due to listeriosis, an infection caused by L. iosis is a serious infection with a 20% mortality rate and is a particular risk to Jeni’s fetus. A sample from the amniotic fluid cultured for the presence of Listeria gave negative results. Because the absence of organisms does not rule out.


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