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Bacteriophages and Biofilms: Ecology, Phage Therapy, Plaques
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Authors: Stephen T. Abedon (The Ohio State University, Mansfield, OH , USA) 
Book Description:
Bacteriophages (phages) are the viruses of bacteria and biofilms that represent a frequent niche for bacteria, where they are embedded in extensive extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) and can be structured into complex microcolonies. As a consequence of the resulting spatial structure and heterogeneity, phage-bacterial interactions within biofilms can be more complicated than those between phages and planktonic bacteria. This book presents and discusses research which provides a better understanding of the biology of phages interacting with biofilms. (Imprint: Novinka)

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Table of Contents:
About the Author


Chapter 1. Introduction, pp.1-10

Chapter 2. Viewing Phages from a Phage Perspective, pp.11-16

Chapter 3. Phage-Biofilm Interactions—Phage Perspective, pp.17-32

4. Phage-Biofilm Interactions—Bacterium Perspective, pp.33-40

5. Phage Therapy, pp.41-46

6. Phages as Anti-Biofilm Agents, pp.47-62

7. Phage Therapy Lessons Gleaned, pp.63-68

8. Phage Plaques as Models of Biofilm Exploitation, pp.69-84

9. Phage Penetration into Bacterial Microcolonies, pp.85-88

10. Conclusion, pp.89-92

Appendices: pp.93-104

1. Poisson distribution

2. Multiplicity of infection

3. Killing titer

4. Bacteria reduction times

5. Phage plaques


      Bacteriology Research Developments
      Biotechnology in Agriculture, Industry and Medicine
   Binding: Softcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 7x10 (NBC - C) 131pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61761-588-7
   Status: AV
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