APPLICATIONS OF TECHNOLOGY:
- Metal separation
- Water treatment
- Robust chelators
- High selectivity
Researchers led by Rebecca Abergel have developed a new class of chelators – molecules that can bind metals – that incorporate peptoids into the chelator backbone, offering more control over the chelator’s structure and ligands.
Details of this technology are provided in the published patent application referenced below.
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: Proven principle
STATUS: Published PCT patent application US2017/048910 (publication #WO 2018/063638). Available for licensing or collaborative research.
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