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Biofilm formation by the fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare: a quantitative and qualitative study 

Cai, Wenlong (2013-04-30)
The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect that temperature, pH, salinity, hardness and carbohydrates have on biofilm formation by the fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare. Nineteen F. columnare strains, ...

Biofilm formation, virulence attenuation and comparative genomics of the fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare 

Cai, Wenlong (2018-11-27)
Flavobacterium columnare is an important bacterial fish pathogen that causes great economic losses in aquaculture. In this dissertation I aimed at characterizing part of its life cycle including the transition between ...