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Título: Chitosan as an antimicrobial agent for footwear leather components
Autor: Barros, M.C.
Fernandes, I.P.
Pinto, V.
Ferreira, M.J.
Barreiro, M.F.
Amaral, J.S.
Palavras-chave: Chitosan
Antimicrobial activity
Functional coating
Leather
Footwear
Issue Date: 2011
Editora: Nova Science Publishers
Citação: Barros, M.C.; Fernandes, I.P; Pinto, V.; Ferreira, M.J.; Barreiro, M.F.; Amaral, J.S. (2011) - Chitosan as an antimicrobial agent for footwear leather components. In Jimenez, Alfonso; Zairov, G. E. (eds) Biodegradable polymers and sustainable polymers. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. p.151-162. ISBN 978-1-61942-701-3
Resumo: Chitosan is being increasingly used in distinct areas such as pharmaceutical, biomedical, cosmetics, food processing and agriculture. Among the interesting biological activities that have been ascribed to chitosan, the antimicrobial activity is probably the one to generate the higher number of applications. Within this work the role of chitosan in diverse applications has been reviewed with particular emphasis for those exploring its antimicrobial power. Furthermore, the mechanism to explain the antimicrobial activity of this emerging biopolymer is also discussed. The viability of using chitosan to effectively provide a functional coating for leather products was presented through an experimental case study. Results confirmed the potential of using this strategy to create antimicrobial leather products to be used, e.g., in the footwear industry.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10198/7464
ISBN: 978-1-61942-701-3
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