Bacteriophage Attack as an Anti-biofilm Strategy

  • Sanna Sillankorva
  • Joana AzeredoEmail author
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1147)


Bacteriophages are bacterial viruses. Bacteriophages replicate inside their target host whether this is in planktonic or biofilm forms. Here, we describe the methods used to control readily formed biofilms using bacteriophages.

Key words

Bacteriophage Biofilm Control 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre of Biological EngineeringCampus de Gualtar, University of MinhoBragaPortugal

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