On-line production of polyelectrolyte coating on monodisperse alginate beads in an integrated microfluidic cartridge

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Continuous flow microfluidic devices have appeared to be a promising technology to automatise Polyelectrolytes multilayers (PEMs) coating on microbeads with repeatable and reliable results. However, no microfluidic devices have demonstrated PEMs coating on hydrogel beads [...]

Chitosan-based nanomaterials for drug delivery and antibiotic-free bacterial control

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Research focused on chitosan (CS)-based nanostructured materials has burgeoned in the past decade or so, particularly in the biosciences and bionanotechnology fields. Chitosan characteristics (Mw and degree of acetylation), as well as the processing conditions [...]