IGEM:IMPERIAL/2007/Projects/Biofilm Production

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Biofilm Production: Introduction

  • Mesh Application : Form biofilms on a mesh and use our system to detect when formation is complete
  • Anti-Barnacle Coating on ships : Can use our system to maintain growth of biofilm which will secrete chemical when it comes in contact with a barnacle / mussel. Mechanism is complex
  • Make garbage smell nice !
    • smell of garbage/landfill garbagesmell
      Potential use in ensuring the landfill doesn't leak into soil