9262 Immobilization of Lysozyme on Cotton Fabrics; Synthesis, Characterization, and Activity

Wednesday, January 7, 2009: 1:30 PM
Conf. Room 11 (Marriott Rivercenter Hotel)
Nicolette Prevost, J. Vincent Edwards, Brian Condon, Sarah Batiste, Phyllis Howley, Kandan Sethumadhavan and Jaffor Ullah, SRRC-ARS-USDA, New Orleans, LA
The development of cotton-based decontamination materials is based on selectively active fiber composed of a cellulose conjugate containing an antibacterial enzyme.  This paradigm can be extended to other decontamination activities including routes to detoxifying toxic chemical and pesticide spills.
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