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All Glued Together

Caption: This figure (a cross section of the biofilm) depicts S. mutans microcolonies (in green) together with C. albicans (in blue) all surrounded and enmeshed in extracellular polysaccharides matrix (in red).

Credit: Hyun (Michel) Koo, University of Pennsylvania

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