Advances in Biology / 2014 / Article / Fig 1

Review Article

Importance of Biofilms in Urinary Tract Infections: New Therapeutic Approaches

Figure 1

Biofilm formation steps. (i) Reversible attachment of planktonic bacteria to surfaces. (ii) Irreversible attachment to surfaces. (iii) Formation of the external matrix. (iv) Biofilms acquire a three-dimensional structure. (v) Biofilm detachment.
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