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Table 1 Evaluation of the AFM results obtained when increasing the contact time between SiO2/Si substrates and aqueous laccase/maltodextrin mixture suspensions

From: Investigations of biofilms formed on silica in contact with aqueous formulations containing laccase and maltodextrin

Contact time Root mean square (RMS) roughness Particle height (nm)
0 s 0.4 ± 0.1 nm
1 min 1.3 ± 0.1 nm 2.6 ± 1.4
3.9 ± 1.5
10 min 1.7 ± 0.1 nm 2.8 ± 0.2
6.7 ± 0.7
1 h 2.6 ± 0.3 nm 6.2 ± 0.7
4 h 2.8 ± 0.2 nm 8.6 ± 0.7