Red Algae-Costerton

Image: Red Algae

Caption: This red alga, it turns out, produces molecules called furanones, which inhibit biofilm formation.

Source: Bill Costerton, Center for Biofilm Engineering, Montana State University Bozeman; Steffan Kjelleberg, Centre for Marine Biofouling and Bioinnovation, University of New South Wales.

Credit: Centre for Marine Biofouling and Bioinnovation, University of New South Wales

NSF funded: NO

NSF permission: YES

Website: http://www.unsw.edu.au/

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