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Santore Group publishes in Soft Matter

Wuqi Amy Niu,* Sylvia Rivera, Sloan Siegrist, and Maria Santore* just published a paper entitled, "Depletion Forces Drive Reversible Capture of Live Bacteria on Nonadhesive Surfaces" in Soft Matter. Even when surfaces are developed to avoid cell and protein adhesion, the polymers from solution can cause bacteria to adhere to surfaces, where they can grow and initiate biofilms.

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September 1, 2021