Biofilm composition

Biofilms are composed of several different components, including: Microorganisms: The primary component of biofilms is microorganisms, such as bacteria, fungi, yeasts, cyanobacteria, archaebacteria and viruses, which can adhere to a surface and form a community. Extracellular matrix: The extracellular matrix is a complex mixture of molecules that the microorganisms secrete Read more…

What are biofilms?

Biofilms are thin layers of microorganisms that adhere to a surface and form a community. They are found in many different environments, including on food processing equipment, medical devices, and natural surfaces such as rocks and plants. Biofilms are composed of microorganisms, such as bacteria and fungi, and the extracellular Read more…

Amabere amaruranu – a traditional fermented milk product from the Abagusii community in Kenya

What is Amabere amaruranu Amabere amaruranuĀ is a fermented milk product which is prepared by spontaneous fermentation of milk in a special gourd. Spontaneous fermentation occurs naturally without any attempt to control the fermenting microbiota. The product is usually white in color with a grain-like appearance due to the coagulated curd. Read more…