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Formation of Polymeric Antimicrobial Surfaces from Organofunctional Silanes

  • R. L. Gettings
  • W. C. White
Part of the Polymer Science and Technology book series (PST, volume 38)

Abstract

Organofunctional reactive silanes offer unique monomers for the formation of bioactive polymers. This paper discusses the ability of 3-(trimethoxysilyl)-propyloctadecyldimethyl ammonium chloride to polymerize on a wide variety of surfaces and for these surfaces to be active against a broad spectrum of microorganisms. These silane modified surfaces have led to a broad array of use applications ranging from the control of microorganisms that cause odor, discoloration and deterioration, to aiding in the control of microorganisms associated with nosocomial infections and allergies. This unique technology has presented a new dimension in antimicrobial compounds and the test methodologies used for their evaluation.

Keywords

Ammonium Chloride Sick Building Syndrome Quality Assurance Test Minimum Inhibitory Concentration Test Silane Monomer 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. L. Gettings
    • 1
  • W. C. White
    • 1
  1. 1.Dow Corning Corp.MidlandUSA

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