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Bacterial Biofilms

Edited by Sadik Dincer

Cukurova University


Melis Sümengen Özdenefe

Near East University

Afet Arkut

Cyprus International University

This book examines biofilms in nature. Organized into four parts, this book addresses biofilms in wastewater treatment, inhibition of biofilm formation, biofilms and infection, and ecology of biofilms. It is designed for clinicians, researchers, and industry professionals in the fields of microbiology, biotechnology, ecology, and medicine as well as graduate and postgraduate students.

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Bacterial BiofilmsEdited by Sadik Dincer

Published: October 7th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.82929

ISBN: 978-1-78985-900-3

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-899-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-819-5

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

10643 Total Chapter Downloads

18 Crossref Citations

4 Web of Science Citations

37 Dimensions Citations


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1. Biofilm in Moving Bed Biofilm Process for Wastewater Treatment

By Shuai Wang, Sudeep Parajuli, Vasan Sivalingam and Rune Bakke


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2. Effect of Heavy Metals on the Biofilm Formed by Microorganisms from Impacted Aquatic Environments

By Lívia Caroline Alexandre de Araújo and Maria Betânia Melo de Oliveira


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3. Natural Compounds Inhibiting Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilm Formation by Targeting Quorum Sensing Circuitry

By Julie Carette, Amandine Nachtergael, Pierre Duez, Mondher El Jaziri and Tsiry Rasamiravaka


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4. Inhibition of Bacterial Biofilm Formation

By Angela Di Somma, Antonio Moretta, Carolina Canè, Arianna Cirillo and Angela Duilio


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5. Approaches for Modeling Anaerobic Granule-Based Reactors

By Jixiang Yang


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6. Innovative Strategies for the Control of Biofilm Formation in Clinical Settings

By Aqsa Shahid, Maria Rasool, Naheed Akhter, Bilal Aslam, Ali Hassan, Sadia Sana, Muhammad Hidayat Rasool and Mohsin Khurshid


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7. Formation, Antibiotic Resistance, and Control Strategies of Staphylococcus epidermidis Biofilm

By Wei Chen, Ting-Ting Xie and Hong Zeng


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8. Combating Biofilm and Quorum Sensing: A New Strategy to Fight Infections

By Cynthia Amaning Danquah, Samuel Osei-Djarbeng, Theresah Appiah, Yaw Duah Boakye and Francis Adu


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9. Antibiotic Resistance in Biofilm

By Sadık Dincer, Fatima Masume Uslu and Anil Delik


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10. Microbial Biofilms

By Princy Choudhary, Sangeeta Singh and Vishnu Agarwal

Corrigendum to: Microbial Biofilms

By Princy Choudhary, Sangeeta Singh and Vishnu Agarwal

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11. Essential Oils as an Innovative Approach against Biofilm of Multidrug-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

By Victor Alves Carneiro, Ramaiana Soares Melo, Antônio Mateus Gomes Pereira, Águida Maria Albuquerque Azevedo, Maria Nágila Carneiro Matos, Rafaela Mesquita Bastos Cavalcante, Renan Rhonalty Rocha, Vinícius de Queiroz Albuquerque, Jesús Alberto Pérez Guerrero and Francisco Eduardo Aragão Catunda Junior


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12. Methods for Searching of Potential Beneficial Bacteria and Their Products in Dental Biofilm

By Marián Maďar, Jana Kačírová, Eva Styková, Michaela Maďarová and Radomíra Nemcová


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13. Composition, Structure, and Formation of Biofilms Constituted by Periodontopathogenic Microorganisms

By Juliana Cabrini Carmello, Sarah Raquel de Annunzio and Carla Raquel Fontana


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14. Biofilms Formed by Pathogens in Food and Food Processing Environments

By Leontina Grigore-Gurgu, Florentina Ionela Bucur, Daniela Borda, Elena-Alexandra Alexa, Corina Neagu and Anca Ioana Nicolau


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15. Dental Biofilm as Etiological Agent of Canine Periodontal Disease

By Jana Kačírová, Marián Maďar, Gabriela Štrkolcová, Aladár Maďari and Radomíra Nemcová


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16. Biofilm, a Cozy Structure for Legionella pneumophila Growth and Persistence in the Environment

By Arwa Abu Khweek and Amal O. Amer


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17. Oral Microbiota from the Stomatology Perspective

By Andrea Stašková, Radomíra Nemcová, Stanislav Lauko and Andrej Jenča


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18. The Importance of Biofilms to the Fate and Effects of Microplastics

By John A. Glaser


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19. Extending an Eco-Evolutionary Understanding of Biofilm-Formation at the Air-Liquid Interface to Community Biofilms

By Robyn Jerdan, Olga Iungin, Olena V. Moshynets, Geert Potters and Andrew J. Spiers


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