Biological fixed film

Md Shahinoor Islam, Fahmida Tumpa, Jinkai Xue, Chunkai Huang, Kusumakar Sharma, Yijing Shi, Yang Liu

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Literature published during the year 2013 regarding the use of biofilms and bioreactors to treat water and wastewater is reviewed herein. The review is organized into the following sections: biofilm formation and factors that impact biofilm formation; extracellular polymeric substance and its ertraction from biofilms; biofilm consortia and quorum sensing; biofilm imaging techniques; biofilm carriers and biofilm reactors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1070-1100
Number of pages31
JournalWater Environment Research
Issue number10
StatePublished - 2014

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Copyright © 2014 Water Environment Federation.


  • Biofilm
  • Biofilm reactor
  • Extracellular polymeric substance
  • Pyrosequencing
  • Wastewater


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