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Antimicrobial Polymers

Author : Jose Maria Lagaron
ISBN : 9781118150870
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The pioneering guide on the design, processing, and testing of antimicrobial plastic materials and coatings The manifestation of harmful microbes in plastic materials used in medical devices and drugs, water purification systems, hospital equipment, textiles, and food packaging pose alarming health threats to consumers by exposing them to many serious infectious diseases. As a result, high demand for intensifying efforts in the R&D of antimicrobial polymers has placed heavy reliance on both academia and industry to find viable solutions for producing safer plastic materials. To assist researchers and students in this endeavor, Antimicrobial Polymers explores coupling contaminant-deterring biocides and plastics—focusing particular attention on natural biocides and the nanofabrication of biocides. Each chapter is devoted to addressing a key technology employed to impart antimicrobial behavior to polymers, including chemical modification of the polymers themselves. A host of relevant topics, such as regulatory matters, human safety, and environmental risks are covered to help lend depth to the book's vital subject matter. In addition, Antimicrobial Polymers: Discusses the design, processing, and testing of antimicrobial plastic materials Covers interdisciplinary areas of chemistry and microbiology Includes applications in food packaging, medical devices, nanotechnology, and coatings Details regulations from the U.S. (FDA and EPA) and EU as well as human safety and environmental concerns Achieving cleaner and more effective methods for improving the infection-fighting properties of versatile and necessary plastic materials is a goal that stretches across many scientific fields. Antimicrobial Polymers combines all of this information into one volume, exposing readers to preventive strategies that harbor vast potential for making exposure to polymeric products and surfaces a far less risky undertaking in the future.

Synthesis Of Amine Terminated Polymers Carrying Antimicrobial Agents

Author : Abdullah Al-Amri
ISBN : 3659490008
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Antimicrobial polymers are materials that have biocidal effect where they can render harmless or exert a controlling effect on any harmful microorganisms such as Gram-positive or Gram-negative bacteria or fungi. In the last few decades, there is a demand for the antimicrobial polymers to solve the problems accompany with the use of conventional antimicrobial agents such as toxicity. In our study, we aim to prepare and develop some new antimicrobial polymers for biomedical applications and water treatment. The antimicrobial polymers were prepared based on polyacrylonitrile (PAN) and poly(ethylene-alt-maleic anhydride) (PEMA). These polymers were then modified in which, functional groups were created onto both polymers via amination using different types of diamines to yield amine-terminated polymers. Antimicrobial polymers were obtained by immobilization of benzaldehyde and its derivatives which include, 4-hydroxybenzaldehyde and 2,4-dihydroxybenzaldehyde onto amine terminated polymers. The antimicrobial activity of the prepared polymers against different types of microorganisms were explored by the cut plug method and viable cell counting methods.

Multifunctional Barriers For Flexible Structure

Author : Sophie Duquesne
ISBN : 9783540719205
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This is the first complete overview of the present state of the art of flexible barrier materials such as textile, paper and leather, including methods for barrier evaluation. It will be of interest to readers in industries, consumers, and members of the scientific community. The scope of the field is clearly delineated here for the first time, and it deals with a number of specific topics such as barrier to fire and antibacterial properties.

Polymeric Materials With Antimicrobial Activity

Author : Maria Cerrada
ISBN : 9781849738071
Genre : Science
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Antimicrobial polymers are materials that prevent microorganism growth and are needed for many everyday applications from food packaging and water treatment to medicine and healthcare. This new book covers different areas of antimicrobial materials based on polymers including chitosan, polymers with ammonium and phosphonium groups, polymer nanofibers, carbon-based polymer Nanocomposites, polymeric and non-polymeric metal complexes, and biomimetic materials. By combining the information of different materials as well as antimicrobial action modes and applications within one source, the book provides a general summary of the field. Polymeric Materials with Antimicrobial Activity starts with a general introduction to antimicrobial polymers and presents the most common types of microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, yeast and algae) along with the main areas of application of antimicrobial polymeric materials. Specific chapters then detail different polymer systems covering the fundamental issues of synthesis, characterization, physico-chemical properties and applications. With contributions from leading scientists the book is suitable for researchers in polymers, chemistry, biology and materials science interested in an overview of antimicrobial polymeric materials as well as the recent advances in their synthesis, properties and applications.

Biotechnology And Bioactive Polymers

Author : C.G. Gebelein
ISBN : 0306446294
Genre : Medical
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Some have predicted that the coming several decades will be the decades of "biotechnology," wherein cancer, birth defects, life span increases, cosmetics, biodegradation, oil spills and exploration, solid waste disposal, and almost every aspect of our material life will be affected by this new area of science. There will also be an extension of emphasis on giant molecules: DNA, enzymes, polysaccharides, lignins, proteins, hemoglobin, and many others. Biotechnology has been defined in various ways. In one sense, this field is older than human history and references to the human use of biotechnology-derived materials can be found in the oldest human writings, such as the Bible. In this book, biotechnology refers to the direct usage of naturally occurring materials or their uses as a feedstock, including the associated biological activities and applications of these materials. Bioactive polymers, on the other hand, are polymers which exert some type of activity on living organisms. These polymers are used in agriculture, controlled release systems, medicine and many other areas. The papers in this book describe polymers which essentially combine features of biotechnology and bioactivity.

Biocidal Polymers

Author : Narendra Pal Singh Chauhan
ISBN : 1910242268
Genre : Science
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This pioneering book provides detailed information on the synthesis, and mechanistic and technological aspects of synthetic and natural antimicrobial polymers. It offers a balanced, interesting and innovative perspective which is applicable to both academics and industry.

Polymer Composites Polyolefin Fractionation Polymeric Peptidomimetics Collagens

Author : Akihiro Abe
ISBN : 9783642343308
Genre : Science
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Technology and Development of Self-Reinforced Polymer Composites, by Ben Alcock und Ton Peijs; Recent Advances in High-Temperature Fractionation of Polyolefins, by Harald Pasch, Muhammad Imran Malik und Tibor Macko ; Antibacterial Peptidomimetics: Polymeric Synthetic Mimics of Antimicrobial Peptides, by Karen Lienkamp, Ahmad E. Madkour und Gregory N. Tew; Collagen in Human Tissues: Structure, Function, and Biomedical Implications from a Tissue Engineering Perspective, by Molamma P. Prabhakaran;

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