Novel Compounds for Disrupting Biofilms
Clean Technology 2008

Novel Compounds for Disrupting Biofilms

Z. Shomroni
Yissum Technology Transfer Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, IL

cleantech, environment, water technologies, biofouling, biofilm

Our Innovation: Novel simple heterocyclic compounds, synthesized to resemble the structure of the natural auto inducer-2, are used as polymer coatings for water pipes, membranes and other surfaces to disrupt quorum sensing between bacterial cells and prevent the formation of biofilms