Self-assembly of a tripeptide into a functional coating that resists fouling

Sibaprasad Maity, Sivan Nir, Tal Zada, Meital Reches*

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Abstract

This communication describes the self-assembly of a tripeptide into a functional coating that resists biofouling. Using this peptide-based coating we were able to prevent protein adsorption and interrupt biofilm formation. This coating can be applied on numerous substrates and therefore can serve in applications related to health care, marine and water treatment.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)11154-11157
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume50
Issue number76
DOIs
StatePublished - 26 Aug 2014

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