Evaluation and development of antibacterial fabrics using Pongamia pinnata extracts

@article{Andra2019EvaluationAD,
  title={Evaluation and development of antibacterial fabrics using Pongamia pinnata extracts},
  author={Swetha Andra and Murugesan Muthalagu and Jaison Jeevanandam and Durga Devi Sekar and Rajalakshmi Ramamoorthy},
  journal={Research Journal of Textile and Apparel},
  year={2019}
}
Purpose A widespread focus on the plant-based antimicrobial cotton fabric finishes has been accomplished with notable importance in recent times. The antimicrobials prevent microbial dwelling in fabrics, which causes severe infections to the fabric users. Chemical disinfectants were conventionally used in fabrics to address this challenge; however, they were found to be toxic to humans. Thus, the present study aims to deal with the utilization of phytochemical extracts from different parts of… 
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