Contains a summary of the current state of knowledge concerning the behaviour of microorganisms in a biofilm and their physical, chemical and biological interactiosn with each other and with the environment at both the biofilmsubstratum and the biofilm-bulk liquid interface.
Table of Contents
PARTIAL TABLE OF CONTENTS: Partial table of
Structure and Function of Biofilms (P.
Wilderer & W. Characklis).
Particle Transport and Attachment (K.
Detachment from Biofilms (B. Rittmann).
Biofilms on Water-Insoluble Substrates (E.
Modeling Population Dynamics (O. Wanner).
Microsensors: Spatial Gradients in Biofilms
Molecular Probes for Analysis of Microbial
Communities (D. Ward).
Relative Activities of Cells in Suspension
and in Biofilms (W. Hamilton & W. Characklis).
Transformation of Xenobiotics in Biofilms (E.
Susceptibility of Biofilms to Toxic Compounds
List of Participants with Fields of Research.