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17-Sep-2009
Eburon signs an MoU with Selenium, Ltd.

The short range nature of Selenium-generated free radicals combined with the fact that selenium is a necessary human nutrient make the SeLECT™ technology extremely safe for a number of healthcare and industrial applications. Since the superoxide ions generated by Selenium are only toxic over a distance smaller than a single cell, the chemistry can be specifically targeted to diseased cells by using an antibody as a carrier. Also, coating medical stents and catheters with our biocidal chemistry can prevent protein deposition (biofouling) and cellular growth which may interfere with the function of an implanted device.

For industrial applications, Selenium has unique benefits over existing technologies. Unlike other catalytically biocidal agents (eg, copper, silver, or others), selenium can be covalently attached to a surface. This permanent attachment does not affect selenium’s catalytic properties, allowing for a permanent surface coating that resists biofouling and cellular growth. Most importantly, a SeLECT-coated surface will not leach the metal out into the environment, making the product ‘green-friendly,’ unlike competitive copper and silver-treated products.


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