Bacterial Biofilm Control by Perturbation of Bacterial Signaling Processes

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Bacterial Biofilm Control by Perturbation of Bacterial Signaling Processes. / Jakobsen, Tim Holm; Tolker-Nielsen, Tim; Givskov, Michael.

In: International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Vol. 18, No. 9, 1970, 09.2017.

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Jakobsen, TH, Tolker-Nielsen, T & Givskov, M 2017, 'Bacterial Biofilm Control by Perturbation of Bacterial Signaling Processes', International Journal of Molecular Sciences, vol. 18, no. 9, 1970. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms18091970

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Jakobsen, T. H., Tolker-Nielsen, T., & Givskov, M. (2017). Bacterial Biofilm Control by Perturbation of Bacterial Signaling Processes. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 18(9), [1970]. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms18091970

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Jakobsen TH, Tolker-Nielsen T, Givskov M. Bacterial Biofilm Control by Perturbation of Bacterial Signaling Processes. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2017 Sep;18(9). 1970. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms18091970

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Jakobsen, Tim Holm ; Tolker-Nielsen, Tim ; Givskov, Michael. / Bacterial Biofilm Control by Perturbation of Bacterial Signaling Processes. In: International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2017 ; Vol. 18, No. 9.

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