Beneficial biofilm works as a “probiotic” to control membrane biofouling

Manish Kumar

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In the USA, a team of chemical engineers at Pennsylvania State University has developed a beneficial biofilm with the ability to prevent the biofouling of reverse osmosis membranes. The researchers say that this development may lead to more efficient membrane water filtration and purification processes around the globe.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalMembrane Technology
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1 2016


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Food Science
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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