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Titre : PICTURE HISTORY OF NEW ENGLAND PASSENGER ...
Éditeur : Burntcoat Corp., Hampden Highlands, ME
Date d'édition : 1980
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Very Good
Etat de la jaquette : Good
Signé : Signed by Author(s)
Edition : 1st edition.
Signed by Author. 414pp, Dust Jacket pc, torn. Signed by author on cp. Very Good/Good. Quantity Available: 1. Category: nautical; Signed by Author. ISBN: 0686301595. ISBN/EAN: 9780686301592. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16791. N° de réf. du libraire 16791
Synopsis : Biofilms affect the lives of all of us, growing as they do for example on our teeth (as plaque), on catheters and medical implants in our bodies, on our boats and ships, in food processing environments, and in drinking and industrial water treatment systems. They are highly complex biological communities whose detailed structure and functioning is only gradually being unravelled, with the development of increasingly sophisticated technology for their study. Biofilms almost always have a negative impact on human affairs (flocs in sewage treatment plants are a major exception) and a lot of research is being carried out to gain a better understanding of them, so that we will be in a better position to control them. This volume, with contributions by international experts from widely diverse areas of this field, presents a state-of-the-art picture of where we are at present in terms of our knowledge of biofilms, the techniques being used to study them, and possible strategies for controlling their growth more successfully. It should provide a valuable reference source for information on biofilms and their control for many years to come.
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