DipTreat – innovative solution for water treatment

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

DipTreat in water with two microscopic images of E.coli and glucose.York researchers invent “sweet” solution to kill E. coli in drinking water. It is a novel paper-based water treatment technique, DipTreat, which uses glucose to fish E. coli from water, trap them within the porous paper matrix, and kill them using the antimicrobial properties of Moringa oleifera seed extract. It appeared as a cover article in Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology .

For the original press release, please go to the York Media Website.

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