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Title: Mixed community biofilms and microbially influenced corrosion
Authors: Marsili, Enrico
Kjelleberg, Staffan
Rice, Scott A.
Keywords: Biofilms
Microbially Influenced Corrosion
Science::Biological sciences
Issue Date: 2018
Source: Marsili, E., Kjelleberg, S., & Rice, S. A. (2018). Mixed community biofilms and microbially influenced corrosion. Microbiology Australia, 39(3), 152-157. doi:10.1071/MA18046
Series/Report no.: Microbiology Australia
Abstract: Metals are used in most marine infrastructures for energy extraction and production. Metal corrosion is a serious concern, due to the environmental, safety, and replacement costs associated with it. Microbially influenced corrosion (MIC) contributes to the overall corrosion process, through several chemical, electrochemical and biochemical mechanisms, particularly in the presence of microbial biofilms. In this short article, we discuss briefly recent advances in MIC research, comparing corrosion in single species and mixed species biofilms, and outline possible strategies for biofilm and corrosion control.
ISSN: 1324-4272
DOI: 10.1071/MA18046
Rights: © 2018 Australian Society for Microbiology (Published by CSIRO Publishing). All rights reserved.
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