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Characterization of Biofilms on Biotic and Abiotic Surfaces

Investigators
Shelton D R
Institutions
Bluewave Microbics, LLC
Start date
2014
End date
2017
Objective
To 1) utilize metagenomics techniques to characterize the microbial diversity of biofilms on various biotic (simulated leaves) and abiotic (food processing equipment)surfaces, and 2) investigate factors controlling bacterial attachment to and detachment from biofilms.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
8042-32420-005-51S
Accession number
426575
Categories
Microbial Genetics
Bacterial Pathogens