Polymers against Microorganisms [E-Book] : On the Race to Efficient Antimicrobial Materials / by Juan Rodríguez-Hernández.
Rodríguez-Hernández, Juan, (author)
Cham : Springer, 2017
XIII, 278 p. 93 illus., 63 illus. in color. online resource.
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Table of Contents:
  • Polymers Against Microorganisms
  • Bacterial infections: few concepts
  • Chemical approaches to prepare antimicrobial polymers
  • Nano-micro polymeric structures with antimicrobial activity in solution
  • Antimicrobial/antifouling surfaces obtained by surface modification
  • Nano/microstructured Antibacterial Surfaces
  • Antimicrobial fibers and fabrics obtained by electro/melt spinning
  • Antimicrobial hydrogels
  • Antibacterial polymeric membranes
  • Environmental and safety issues
  • Applications and current status of antimicrobial polymers.