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Anti-microbial properties of a multi-component alloy

  title={Anti-microbial properties of a multi-component alloy},
  author={Anne F. Murray and Daniel W. Bryan and David A. Garfinkel and Cameron S. Jogensen and Nan Tang and Wlnc Liyanage and Eric A. Lass and Ying Yang and Philip D. Rack and Thomas G. Denes and Dustin Allen Gilbert},
High traffic touch surfaces such as doorknobs, countertops, and handrails can be transmission points for the spread of pathogens, emphasizing the need to develop materials that actively self-sanitize. Metals are frequently used for these surfaces due to their durability, but many metals also possess antimicrobial properties which function through a variety of mechanisms. This work investigates metallic alloys comprised of several bioactive metals with the target of achieving broad-spectrum… 

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