The antibacterial finish is a term used to describe the treatment of textile fabric or material to make it resistant to, or to retard the growth of, bacteria.
Microbiology is a term used to describe the study of microorganisms. The name adds today functional Ecology and molecular biology to the discipline. Microbiology was first used in the late 17th century when Leeuwenhoek discovered bacteria.
Microbes are a diverse group of organisms divided into the following. Viruses, unicellular groups (Archaea, Eubacteria, Protista, fungi, and Chlorophyta). Besides some number of plants with a simple multicellular structure (the more giant mushrooms and Chlorophyta).
Polymer. Natural polymers are biodegradable. Formed naturally in all living organism, both in plants and animals; made from elements such as carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen and oxygen. In animals, natural polymers are found in muscles skin, silk, hair, wool and fur.
Lyocell is the generic name given to the cellulose fibre developed by Courtaulds and marketed by them under the Tencel brand name. The Tencel production process is based on a solvent spinning process and represents the most significant accomplishment in cellulose fibre technology.
Nanosilver. Almost 95 per cent of silver in jewellers, photography, silverware and different industrial applications, which include electrical parts such as miniature batteries, bearings, brazing alloys, and photovoltaic cells.
Bioremediation is a term used when the organism such as bacteria, plants, and fungi is used to clean and remove toxic chemical wastes and metals from contaminated soil.
Bioleather or bio-based leather is a term used to describe a bio-based material intentionally made from substances derived from once-living organisms.