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ready Minimum Information About a Biofilm Experiment

Abbreviation: MIABiE

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The minimum information about a biofilm experiment (MIABiE) initiative has arisen from the need to find an adequate and scientifically sound way to control the quality of the documentation accompanying the public deposition of biofilm-related data, particularly those obtained using high-throughput devices and techniques. MIABiE includes several modules, each addressing specific parts of a biofilm study.


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How to cite this record MIABiE; Minimum Information About a Biofilm Experiment; DOI:; Last edited: Feb. 1, 2021, 7:23 p.m.; Last accessed: Sep 25 2021 11:13 p.m.

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Minimum information about a biofilm experiment (MIABiE): standards for reporting experiments and data on sessile microbial communities living at interfaces

Lourenço, A., Coenye, T., Goeres, D., Donelli, G., Azevedo, A.S., Ceri, H., Coelho, F.L., Flemming, H.-C., Juhna, T., Lopes, S.P., Oliveira, R., Oliver, A., Shirtliff, M.E., Sousa, A.M., Stoodley, P., Pereira M.O. and N.F. Azevedo
Pathogens and Disease 2014

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Minimum information guideline for spectrophotometric and fluorometric methods to assess biofilm formation in microplates.

Allkja J,Bjarnsholt T,Coenye T,Cos P,Fallarero A,Harrison JJ,Lopes SP,Oliver A,Pereira MO,Ramage G,Shirtliff ME,Stoodley P,Webb JS,Zaat SAJ,Goeres DM,Azevedo NF
Biofilm 2019

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  • 722467 (FEUP - Faculty of Engineering University of Porto)