Difference between Slime Layer and Capsule?

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Bacterial cells secretes materials in forms of capsules or a slime layers. There are some differences between a slime layer and a capsule. A capsule is attached to a bacterium and has defined boundaries. Slime layers can be easily washed off and are loosely attached to bacterium.
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