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Extracellular Enzymes in Biofilms

  1. Jost Wingender1,
  2. Karl-Erich Jaeger2

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env261

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Wingender, J. and Jaeger, K.-E. 2003. Extracellular Enzymes in Biofilms. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Gerhard-Mercator-Universität Duisburg, Duisburg, Germany

  2. 2

    Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • Secretion Mechanisms of Enzymes

  • Determination of Enzyme Activities in Biofilms

  • Distribution of Enzyme Activities in Biofilms

  • Influence of Environmental Factors on Enzyme Activity in Biofilms

  • Regulation of Extracellular Enzyme Activity in Biofilms

  • Functions of Extracellular Enzymes in Biofilms

Keywords:

  • biofilms;
  • biofilms, extracellular enzymes;
  • enzymes;
  • quorum sensing in biofilms