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Plasma polymerization of 1,1,1-trichloroethane yields a coating with robust antibacterial surface properties

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Novel, highly chlorinated surface coatings were produced via a one-step plasma polymerization (pp) of 1,1,1-trichloroethane (TCE), exhibiting excellent antimicrobial properties against the vigorously biofilm-forming bacterium Staphylococcus epidermidis.

Graphical abstract: Plasma polymerization of 1,1,1-trichloroethane yields a coating with robust antibacterial surface properties

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Submitted
04 Mar 2014
Accepted
11 Jun 2014
First published
12 Jun 2014

RSC Adv., 2014,4, 27604-27606
Article type
Communication
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Plasma polymerization of 1,1,1-trichloroethane yields a coating with robust antibacterial surface properties

T. D. Michl, B. R. Coad, M. Doran, A. Hüsler, J. D. P. Valentin, K. Vasilev and H. J. Griesser, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 27604
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA01892C

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