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plank·ton·ic

(plangk-ton'ik),
Relating to plankton; planktonlike.
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Conversion is a complicated procedure from planktonic cells in liquid to biofilms in surfaces that it can be divided into four phases: a first connection to abiotic sides, microcolony construction, and preservation of a matured biofilm.
Planktonic decapods in the Catuama Inlet were represented by 27 taxa (Table 1), being distributed in 13 families: Sergestoida (2), Caridea (2), Anomura (2), Thalassinidea (2) and Brachyura (5), besides of non-identified taxa in Hippidea and Stenopodidea.
1997), we demonstrated that MBB (Modified Biofilm Broth) was able to promote the growth of adherent cells but not of planktonic ones.
It has been also tested that the significant effect difference for virulence expression between biofilm-forming isolates and planktonic cells was determined by the equality of mean differences through Chi-square 2 x 2 contingency table at 95% confidence interval.
All plates for biofilm producing isolates and their corresponding planktonic isolates were studied for measuring the zone of inhibition.
The productivity of planktonic foraminifera was higher in open pelagic waters and that of benthonic foraminifera was higher in a shallow neritic environment (Van Der Zwaan, 1982; Van Morkhoven et al.
The planktonic biomass were also found positively correlated with water temperature (Table 5).
Sharp debridement is currently the best way to disrupt biofilm and expose the more vulnerable planktonic bacteria, which then are more susceptible to kill with the use of a topical antimicrobial dressing.
2003) the impact of planktonic filter feeding fish rate of growth and zooplanktonic predation significantly affected planktonic abundance.
After 24 hours any planktonic bacteria left will be washed out; in the "a" well broth will be added, and in the "b" well broth and bacteriophages will be added.
willowi may also be susceptible to inbreeding, especially early in colonization events, due to local recruitment of short-lived planktonic larvae.