In vitro screens for quorum sensing inhibitors and in vivo confirmation of their effect

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In vitro screens for quorum sensing inhibitors and in vivo confirmation of their effect. / Bjarnsholt, Thomas; van Gennip, Maria; Jakobsen, Tim H; Christensen, Louise D; Jensen, Peter Østrup; Givskov, Michael.

In: Nature Protocols (Print Edition), Vol. 5, No. 2, 2010, p. 282-93.

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Bjarnsholt, T, van Gennip, M, Jakobsen, TH, Christensen, LD, Jensen, PØ & Givskov, M 2010, 'In vitro screens for quorum sensing inhibitors and in vivo confirmation of their effect', Nature Protocols (Print Edition), vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 282-93. https://doi.org/10.1038/nprot.2009.205

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Bjarnsholt, T., van Gennip, M., Jakobsen, T. H., Christensen, L. D., Jensen, P. Ø., & Givskov, M. (2010). In vitro screens for quorum sensing inhibitors and in vivo confirmation of their effect. Nature Protocols (Print Edition), 5(2), 282-93. https://doi.org/10.1038/nprot.2009.205

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Bjarnsholt T, van Gennip M, Jakobsen TH, Christensen LD, Jensen PØ, Givskov M. In vitro screens for quorum sensing inhibitors and in vivo confirmation of their effect. Nature Protocols (Print Edition). 2010;5(2):282-93. https://doi.org/10.1038/nprot.2009.205

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Bjarnsholt, Thomas ; van Gennip, Maria ; Jakobsen, Tim H ; Christensen, Louise D ; Jensen, Peter Østrup ; Givskov, Michael. / In vitro screens for quorum sensing inhibitors and in vivo confirmation of their effect. In: Nature Protocols (Print Edition). 2010 ; Vol. 5, No. 2. pp. 282-93.

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