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Microbial Flocs Suspended Biofilms

  1. Steven N. Liss

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env307

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Liss, S. N. 2003. Microbial Flocs Suspended Biofilms. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • Environmental Significance of Flocs in Natural and Engineered Systems

  • Structural and Physicochemical Properties of Floc

  • Diffusional Gradients in Microbial Floc

  • Interfacial Forces in Floc Formation

  • Mechanisms of Floc Formation

  • Physiological Factors Affecting Floc Formation and Properties

  • Methods for Analyzing Floc

  • Acknowledgments

Keywords:

  • biofilms;
  • flocs, microbial