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Immobilization of Antimicrobial Peptides on Reverse Osmosis Polyamide Membranes: Potential Biofilm Inhibitors?

  • Karin Berliner
  • Eyal Hershkovitz
  • Zeev Ronen
  • Roni Kasher
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (volume 611)

Keywords

Antimicrobial Peptide Reverse Osmosis Water Desalination Aromatic Polyamide Reverse Osmosis Membrane 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

We wish to thank Prof. Mati Fridkin and Mrs. Aviva Kapitkovsky (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel) for their generous gift of synthetic antimicrobial peptides.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karin Berliner
    • 1
  • Eyal Hershkovitz
    • 1
  • Zeev Ronen
    • 2
  • Roni Kasher
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Desalination & Water TreatmentZuckerberg Institute for Water Research, The Blaustein Institutes for Desert ResearchSede-BoqerIsreal
  2. 2.Department of Hydrology & Environmental MicrobiologyZuckerberg Institute for Water Research, The Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research Ben-Gurion University of the NegevSede-BoqerIsreal

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