Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Michael Schmidt, and Michele Swanson
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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Links for this episode
- 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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