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According to the Wikipedia section on bacterial capsules, they're made of the same thing: When the amorphous viscid secretion (that makes up the capsule) diffuses into the surrounding medium and remains as a loose undemarcated secretion, it is known as slime layer. Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology synonymizes "slime layer" and "biofilm": A ...



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