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Interactions in multispecies biofilms: do they actually matter?

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Burmølle, Mette ; Ren, Dawei ; Bjarnsholt, Thomas ; Sørensen, Søren. / Interactions in multispecies biofilms : do they actually matter?. In: Trends in Microbiology. 2014 ; Vol. 22, No. 2. pp. 84-91.

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