Antimicrobial enzymatic biofuel cells

Xinxin Xiao*, Michael P Ryan, Dónal Leech, Jingdong Zhang, Edmond Magner

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A compact antibiotic delivery system based on enzymatic biofuel cells was prepared, in which ampicillin was released when discharged in the presence of glucose and O2. The release of ampicillin was effective in inhibiting the growth of bacterium Escherichia coli as confirmed by ex situ and in situ release studies in culture media.

Original languageEnglish
JournalChemical Communications
Pages (from-to)15589-15592
Publication statusPublished - 2020


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