Pathogens and Disease

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Edited By: Patrik M. Bavoil

Online ISSN: 2049-632X

Associated Title(s): FEMS Microbiology Ecology, FEMS Microbiology Letters, FEMS Microbiology Reviews, FEMS Yeast Research

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Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms transcriptome in human blood

Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms transcriptome in human blood

Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms survival in human blood is linked with the metabolism of essential molecules as well as iron acquisition rather than expression of aggressive virulence factors.

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Microbial susceptibility to water disinfectants

Microbial susceptibility to water disinfectants

Candida and Hartmannella growing in mixed biofilms would be less susceptible than single-species biofilms and than mixed planktonic cultivations to chemical treatments used for disinfection of dental unit waterlines.


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Microbial biofilms – the coming of age of a research field

This Thematic Issue contains 27 papers (including 7 MIniReviews) that highlight some of the trends in biofilm research, as presented at Eurobiofims 2013.

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Treatment of biofilm-related infections using AMPs


Treatment of biofilm-related infections using AMPs

This is a comprehensive review of antimicrobial peptides against biofilm-growing bacteria. The review gives an in-depth view of the mechanisms of antimicrobial peptides and is essential for all researchers working with these.

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