Polymers against Microorganisms

On the Race to Efficient Antimicrobial Materials
by Juan Rodríguez-Hernández
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Publisher: Springer International Publishing

Publication Date: November 26, 2016

ISBN: 9783319479613

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This book provides an introductory and general overview of advances in polymers towards their employment as antimicrobial materials. The author describes current approaches for avoiding microbial contamination, toward macro-molecular antibiotics, and prevention of antibiotic-resistant bacteria by use of polymers. He establishes the remaining issues and analyzes existing methodologies for treating bacterial infections and for preparing antimicrobial materials.