US Patent 9,539,367
United States Patent and Trademark Office
University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)
The present invention provides a gallium-containing composition for coating/impregnating a device or device surface to prevent biofilm growth formation. The present invention also provides a method of preventing or inhibiting biofilm growth formation. The present invention also provides methods for killing established biofilms.
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Britigan, Bradley E and Singh, Pradeep K Gallium inhibits biofilm formation. US Patent 9,539,367 filed December 03, 2004 and issued January 10, 2017. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/678