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A new, simple approach to confer permanent antimicrobial properties to hydroxylated surfaces by surface functionalization

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Abstract

A new, simple method to obtain ultrathin polycationic monolayers on hydroxylated surfaces is described which uses a bifunctional copolymer comprising a reactive part (trimethoxysilane) and positive charges (quaternary ammonium salts) to confer antimicrobial properties.

Graphical abstract: A new, simple approach to confer permanent antimicrobial properties to hydroxylated surfaces by surface functionalization

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The article was received on 18 Oct 2007, accepted on 12 Dec 2007 and first published on 03 Jan 2008


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B716026G
Chem. Commun., 2008, 951-953

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    A new, simple approach to confer permanent antimicrobial properties to hydroxylated surfaces by surface functionalization

    O. Bouloussa, F. Rondelez and V. Semetey, Chem. Commun., 2008, 951
    DOI: 10.1039/B716026G

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