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pH-sensitive Adhesive Takes Hold
5:45 AM MDT | March 24, 2011 | Alex Scott
John Tomich, professor of biochemistry, and Xiuzhi Sun, professor of grain science and industry at Kansas State University (KSU; Manhattan, KS) say they have secured a patent for a pH-dependent, peptide-based adhesive which becomes stronger as it dries. The patent was issued to the KSU Research Foundation, a nonprofit corporation responsible for managing technology transfer activities of KSU. The research foundation is working with the National Institute for Strategic Technology Acquisition and Commercialization to license the patent. The patent covers an...
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