Special Issue "Antibacterial Nanomaterials Coating: Fabrication and Applications"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (14 June 2021) | Viewed by 12050
Interests: cell-nanomaterial interactions; biomaterials; antibacterial nanomaterials; antifungal nanomaterials; implants
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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has become one of the major health issues in the 21st century. The problem of AMR has become more serious with the increase rate of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Over several decades, bacteria have developed more resistance to each new antibiotic coming to market. Faced with this reality, the need for action to develop the strategy for antibacterial materials in health care is imperative. Nanomaterials are a very promising approach for the next-generation of antibacterial coatings. Antimicrobial surfaces are important in everyday applications, ranging from healthcare purposes to food and agricultural applications. Different fabrications can be utilised to design the antimicrobial surfaces, like the immobilisation of antibacterial agents into the matrix of materials, slow-release of antibacterial agents, functionalisation of surfaces to prevent the bacterial adhesion, and nanostructuring the surfaces to prevent and inhibit the growth of bacteria.
In this context, this Special Issue welcomes the submission of original research works as well as reviews dealing with antibacterial surfaces. Topics can range from fabrication to applications of antibacterial coatings.
Dr. Vi Khanh Truong
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- antimicrobial coatings
- antibacterial surfaces