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Use of titanium-based materials as bactericides

United States Patent

October 1, 2013
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Compositions containing metal ions bound into a titanate are described which have demonstrated an ability to suppress bacterial growth of a number of organisms associated with periodontal disease and caries.
Hobbs; David T. (North Augusta, SC), Elvington; Mark C. (Aiken, SC), Wataha; John (Edmonds, WA), Chung; Whasun O. (Lake Forest Park, WA), Rutherford; R. Bruce (Seattle, WA), Chan; Daniel C. (Seattle, WA)
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (Aiken, SC), University of Washington Center for Commercialization (Seattle, WA)
13/ 135,745
July 14, 2011
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-AC09-08SR22470 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.