Anatomy [A] » Bacterial Structures [A20] » Biofilms » Extracellular Polymeric Substance Matrix
Phenomena and Processes [G] » Microbiological Phenomena [G06] » Biofilms » Extracellular Polymeric Substance Matrix
Extracellular matrix formed by secreted polymeric organic compounds by microorganisms. This secreted compound is mostly polysaccharides but may include proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids. The matrix facilitates attachment of microbes to form various BIOFILM communities. MeSH
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