BIOFILM-ASOCIATED TOLERANCE TO ANTIBIOTICS
One of the of the hallmarks of biofilm physiology is its tolerance to a high level of antimicrobials. We are currently investigating the molecular mechanisms that lead to this transient ability to withstand antimicrobial treatments.
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