Nanostructured coatings for controlling bacterial biofilms and antibiotic resistance

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Ivanova, Kristina Dimitrova;
  • Publisher: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
  • Subject: Layer-by-Layer coatings | Antibacterial activity | 66 | Biofilm prevention | Sonochemistry | :Enginyeria química [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | Nanospheres | Antibiotic resistance | Quorum quenching | Urinary catheters | Enzymes

The accelerated emergence of drug resistant bacteria is one of the most serious problems in healthcare and the difficulties in finding new antibiotics make it even more challenging. To overcome the action of antibiotics bacteria develop effective resistance mechanisms i... View more
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