Polymers against Microorganisms: On the Race to Efficient Antimicrobial Materials
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Juan RodrÃguez-HernÃ¡ndez
- Publish Date: 2016-11-26
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.