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The influence of a recombinant plasmid on the formation of escherichia coli biofilms
The Gram-negative bacteria Escherichia coli is one of the most widely used organisms in biotechnology. Despite this fact studies using E. coli as a model organism on bacterial biofilm formation are rare compared to the wealth of information concerning other bacteria like for instan...
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