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Bioactive materials for antimicrobial and cell immobilization applications

Bastarrachea, Luis
Utah State University
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Objective 1: Develop antimicrobial plastic materials that can be reutilized, that show resistance against repeated use, and durability towards deteriorating conditions.Objective 2: Develop plastic materials capable to harbor microbial cells used in fermentation processes, and that can be reutilized for many cycles of fermentation.Objective 3: Develop biodegradable antimicrobial materials from protein waste, which can also be reutilized and show resistance against deteriorating conditions.
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Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
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