ERBEN, Dan, Veronika HOLÁ, Josef JAROŠ and Jozef RÁHEĽ. Bacterial Growth on Chitosan-Coated Polypropylene Textile. ISRN Microbiology. Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2012, vol. 2012, No 1, p. "nestránkováno", 5 pp. ISSN 2090-7486. doi:10.5402/2012/749694.
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Original name Bacterial Growth on Chitosan-Coated Polypropylene Textile
Authors ERBEN, Dan (203 Czech Republic, guarantor, belonging to the institution), Veronika HOLÁ (203 Czech Republic, belonging to the institution), Josef JAROŠ (203 Czech Republic, belonging to the institution) and Jozef RÁHEĽ (703 Slovakia, belonging to the institution).
Edition ISRN Microbiology, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2012, 2090-7486.
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Original language English
Type of outcome Article in a journal
Field of Study 10610 Biophysics
Country of publisher United States of America
Confidentiality degree is not subject to a state or trade secret
RIV identification code RIV/00216224:14310/12:00057082
Organization unit Faculty of Science
Keywords in English DBD; DCSBD; biofouling; chitosan
Tags AKR, rivok
Tags International impact
Changed by Changed by: doc. RNDr. Jozef Ráheľ, PhD., učo 169224. Changed: 9. 6. 2014 11:18.
Biofouling is a problem common in all systems where microorganisms and aqueous environment meet. Prevention of biofouling is therefore important in many industrial processes. The aim of this study was to develop a method to evaluate the ability of material coating to inhibit biofilm formation. Chitosan-coated polypropylene nonwoven textile was prepared using dielectric barrier discharge plasma activation. Resistance of the textile to biofouling was then tested. First, the textile was submerged into a growth medium inoculated with green fluorescein protein labelled Pseudomonas aeruginosa. After overnight incubation at 33 C, the textile was observed using confocal laser scanning microscopy for bacterial enumeration and biofilm structure characterisation. In the second stage, the textile was used as a filter medium for prefiltered river water, and the pressure development on the in-flow side was measured to quantify the overall level of biofouling. In both cases, nontreated textile samples were used as a control. The results indicate that the chitosan coating exhibits antibacterial properties. The developed method is applicable for the evaluation of the ability to inhibit biofilm formation.
KAN101630651, research and development projectName: Tvorba nano-vrstev a nano-povlaků na textiliích s využitím plazmových povrchových úprav za atmosférického tlaku
Investor: Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Preparation of nano-films and nano-coatings on textiles using plasma surface treatment at atmospheric pressure
NS9678, research and development projectName: Biofilm - významný faktor virulence u infekcí močových katétrů; detekce a možnosti ovlivnění
Investor: Ministry of Health of the CR
1M0528, research and development projectName: Stomatologické výzkumné centrum
Investor: Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the CR, Dental research centre
2A-3TP1/126, research and development projectName: Kontinuální plazmatické a nano-plazmatické úpravy pro netkané textilie (Upozornění: toto je validní verze přihlášky projektu, dříve podaná přihláška evidovaná pod ID 2A-3TP1/074 je neplatná !)
Investor: Ministry of Industry and Trade of the CR, In-line plasma-treatments and surface nano-treatments of nonwoven fabrics
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