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New Antibacterial Coating for Sutures Could Reduce Infections After Surgery
August 29, 2012
Responding to an urgent need for better antibacterial coatings on surgical sutures, scientists are reporting the discovery of a new coating that is almost 1,000 times more effective than the most widely used commercial coating. Their report appears in the American Chemical Society's journal Langmuir.
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