Vincent, Michael, and Michele explain the use of an electrochemical gradient to eliminate bacterial biofilms, and how phage susceptibility can be transferred by exchange of receptor proteins.
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- Electrochemical scaffold to eliminate persistent biofilms (npj Biofilms Microbiomes)
- Experimental setup for electrochemical treatment of biofilm (pdf, from article)
- Acquisition of phage sensitivity by transfer of cell receptors (Cell)
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