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Scientists get their first look into how bacteria construct a slimy biofilm fortress

02:48 EDT 19 Oct 2016 | Physorg.COM

Princeton researchers have for the first time revealed the mechanics of how bacteria build up slimy masses, called biofilms, cell by cell. When encased in biofilms in the human body, bacteria are a thousand times less susceptible to antibiotics, making certain infections, such as pneumonia, difficult to treat and potentially lethal.

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