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Nature Microbiologyvolume 3pages23 (2018) | Download Citation

Bacterial biofilms fabricate an extracellular amyloid fibre network that intimately links cells together and inhibits the ability of bacteriophages to penetrate the biofilm.

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    • Janet E. Price
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