Antimicrobial Shape Memory Polymers

Mary Monroe (Inventor), D. J. Maitland (Inventor), A. C. Weems (Inventor), Brandis K. Keller (Inventor), Grace K. Fletcher (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


An embodiment includes a system comprising a thermoset polyurethane shape memory polymer (SMP) foam that includes at least one antimicrobial agent. The antimicrobial agent may include at least one phenolic acid that is a pendent group chemically bonded to a polyurethane polymer chain of the SMP foam. Other embodiments are described herein.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Priority date12/6/16
Filing date8/5/21
StatePublished - Jan 20 2022


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