Nitric oxide releasing plasma polymer coating with bacteriostatic properties and no cytotoxic side effects

Thomas D. Michl, Bryan R. Coad, Michael Doran, Michael Osiecki, Morteza Hasanzadeh Kafshgari, Nicolas H. Voelcker, Amanda Hüsler, Krasimir Vasilev, Hans J. Griesser

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We report a stable plasma polymer coating, using isopentyl nitrite as a volatile precursor, which releases nitric oxide at bacteriostatic concentrations when contacted with water, inhibiting bacterial growth without cytotoxic side effects to human mesenchymal stem/stromal cells.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7058-7060
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number32
Publication statusPublished - 25 Apr 2015
Externally publishedYes

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