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Biofilms

"Biofilms" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Encrustations, formed from microbes (bacteria, algae, fungi, plankton, or protozoa) embedding in extracellular polymers, that adhere to surfaces such as teeth (DENTAL DEPOSITS); PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; and catheters. Biofilms are prevented from forming by treating surfaces with DENTIFRICES; DISINFECTANTS; ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS; and antifouling agents.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Biofilms" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Biofilms" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 420 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 33 publications in 2013
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