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Title: Microbes encapsulated within crosslinkable polymers

Abstract

The invention relates to porous films comprising crosslinked electrospun hydrogel fibers. Viable microbes are encapsulated within the crosslinked electrospun hydrogel fibers. The crosslinked electrospun hydrogel fibers are water insoluble and permeable. The invention also relates to methods of making and using such porous films.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1083227
Patent Number(s):
8367109
Application Number:
12/420,088
Assignee:
Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC (Upton, NY); The Research Foundation of State University of New York (Stony Brook, NY)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01N - INVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
C - CHEMISTRY C08 - ORGANIC MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS C08L - COMPOSITIONS OF MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-98CH10886
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Chidambaram, Devicharan, Liu, Ying, and Rafailovich, Miriam H. Microbes encapsulated within crosslinkable polymers. United States: N. p., 2013. Web.
Chidambaram, Devicharan, Liu, Ying, & Rafailovich, Miriam H. Microbes encapsulated within crosslinkable polymers. United States.
Chidambaram, Devicharan, Liu, Ying, and Rafailovich, Miriam H. Tue . "Microbes encapsulated within crosslinkable polymers". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1083227.
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