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Rensselaer Polytechnic Research Group Says Nanoscale Coating Safely Eradicates MRSA Bacteria

A D+D Online Feature published October 27, 2010

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by Joe Maty

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) reported that they have created a nanoscale coating based on a naturally occurring enzyme that safely eradicates methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), the bacteria responsible for antibiotic-resistant infections....
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Tagged categories: Antibacterial coatings; Health and safety; Health Care/Hospitals; Nano and hybrid coatings; Nanotechnology

Comment from John Durig, (10/28/2010, 8:54 AM)

Is this technology approved by the EPA? Is it available for license?

Comment from Christina Johnson, (11/13/2010, 9:56 PM)

How does this compare to the coating that electrocutes bacteria?

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