Raman and Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering for Biofilm Characterization
AbstractBiofilms are a communal way of living for microorganisms in which microorganism cells are surrounded by extracellular polymeric substances (EPS). Most microorganisms can live in biofilm form. Since microorganisms are everywhere, understanding biofilm structure and composition is crucial for making the world a better place to live, not only for humans but also for other living creatures. Raman spectroscopy is a nondestructive technique and provides fingerprint information about an analyte of interest. Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy is a form of this technique and provides enhanced scattering of the analyte that is in close vicinity of a nanostructured noble metal surface such as silver or gold. In this review, the applications of both techniques and their combination with other biofilm analysis techniques for characterization of composition and structure of biofilms are discussed. View Full-Text
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Keleştemur, S.; Avci, E.; Çulha, M. Raman and Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering for Biofilm Characterization. Chemosensors 2018, 6, 5.
Keleştemur S, Avci E, Çulha M. Raman and Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering for Biofilm Characterization. Chemosensors. 2018; 6(1):5.Chicago/Turabian Style
Keleştemur, Seda; Avci, Ertug; Çulha, Mustafa. 2018. "Raman and Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering for Biofilm Characterization." Chemosensors 6, no. 1: 5.
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