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Pathogens 2017, 6(3), 41; https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens6030041

Listeria monocytogenes Biofilms in the Wonderland of Food Industry

Department of Food and Drug, University of Parma, Strada del Taglio 10, Parma 43126, Italy
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Received: 1 August 2017 / Revised: 1 September 2017 / Accepted: 3 September 2017 / Published: 4 September 2017
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Abstract

The foodborne pathogen Listeria monocytogenes is a concern in food safety because of its ability to form biofilm and to persist in food industry. In this mini-review, the issue represented by this pathogen and some of the latest efforts performed in order to investigate the composition of biofilms formed by L. monocytogenes are summarized. View Full-Text
Keywords: food safety; biofilms; Listeria monocytogenes; extracellular matrix; food industry food safety; biofilms; Listeria monocytogenes; extracellular matrix; food industry
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Colagiorgi, A.; Bruini, I.; Di Ciccio, P.A.; Zanardi, E.; Ghidini, S.; Ianieri, A. Listeria monocytogenes Biofilms in the Wonderland of Food Industry. Pathogens 2017, 6, 41.

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