TY - CHAP A1 - Raquel Santos A2 - Ana Salomé Veiga A3 - Luis Tavares A4 - Miguel Castanho and Manuela Oliveira ED1 - Dharumadurai Dhanasekaran ED2 - Nooruddin Thajuddin Y1 - 2016-07-13 PY - 2016 T1 - Bacterial Biofilms in Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Potential Alternative Therapeutics N2 - In the book Microbial Biofilms: Importance and applications, eminent scientists provide an up-to-date review of the present and future trends on biofilm-related research. This book is divided with four subdivisions as biofilm fundamentals, applications, health aspects, and their control. Moreover, this book also provides a comprehensive account on microbial interactions in biofilms, pyocyanin, and extracellular DNA in facilitating Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm formation, atomic force microscopic studies of biofilms, and biofilms in beverage industry. The book comprises a total of 21 chapters from valued contributions from world leading experts in Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Serbia, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, and Turkey. This book may be used as a text or reference for everyone interested in biofilms and their applications. It is also highly recommended for environmental microbiologists, soil scientists, medical microbiologists, bioremediation experts, and microbiologists working in biocorrosion, biofouling, biodegradation, water microbiology, quorum sensing, and many other related areas. Scientists in academia, research laboratories, and industry will also find it of interest. BT - Microbial Biofilms SP - Ch. 13 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/63085 DO - 10.5772/63085 SN - 978-953-51-2436-8 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-08-01 ER -