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Microbial Cell Envelopes: Interactions and Biofilms

Microbial Cell Envelopes: Interactions and Biofilms

L. B. Quesnel (Editor), P. Gilbert (Editor), P. S. Handley (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-865-42839-3

Jun 1994, Wiley-Blackwell

160 pages

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Description

This volume presents a series of coordinated chapters examining the surface properties and interactions of planktonic and biofilm microbial cells. The cell envelope determines the interactions between cells and their environment and is vitally important for survival. Phenomena related to it play a crucial role in the impact of microbes on a variety of disciplines including medicine, immunology, biotechnology, materials technology and process engineering.

  • This book has also been published as a supplement to the Journal of Applied Bacteriology.
Preface.

Prokaryotic Envelope Diversity.

Cell Envelope Diversity and Dynamics In Yeasts And Filamentous Fungi.

Crystalline Bacterial Cell Surface Layers: General Principles And Application Potential.

Flagella and Pili As Antigenically Variable Structures On The Bacterial Surface.

Envelope Structure and The Development Of New Vaccines.

Analysis of Biofilm Formation Using 2D Vs 3D Digital Imaging.

Formation and Dispersal Of Bacterial Biofilms In Vivo And In Situ.

Coaggregation of Human Oral Bacteria: Potential Rle In The Accretion Of Dental Plaque.

Sensitivity of Biofilms To Antimicrobial Agents.

The Biotechnology of Interfaces.

Composition of The Envelope Layers Of Saccharomyces Cerevisiae In Relation To Flocculation and Ethanol Tolerance.

Antifouling Strategies In The Marine Environment.

Amphipathic Microbial Capsules As Industrial Products.

On Mechanisms of Oral Microbial Adhesion.

Current Trends and Future Prospects In Prokaryotic Envelope Research: A Microscopist's View


  • This book has also been published as a supplement to the Journal of Applied Bacteriology.