How Does BioProtect Protection Work?

The active ingredient in BioProtect polymerizes to all surfaces and is both colorless and odorless.

Think of BioProtect as a layer of electrically charged swords.  When a microorganism comes in contact with the treated surface, the quaternary amine sword punctures the cell membrane and the remnants are then electrocuted.

Since nothing is transferred to the now dead cell, the antimicrobial does not lose it’s strength and the sword is now ready for the next cell to contact it.  (NOTE: Normal cleaning of the treated surfaces is necessary in order for the BioProtect   antimicrobials to continue their effectiveness.  Dirt buildup,  paint, dead microbes, etc. will cover the treatment prohibiting it from killing microorganisms.)

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Antibacterial combination could fight drug-resistant tuberculosis

Antibacterial combination could fight drug-resistant tuberculosis
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Tuberculosis, human rights and ethics considerations along the route of a highly vulnerable migrant from sub-Saharan Africa to Europe

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TB scare as 2,000 inmates test positive Screenings extended to 3,000 prisoners

TB scare as 2,000 inmates test positive Screenings extended to 3,000 prisoners
​Samut Prakan:Thailand is pitting its forces against the spead of tuberculosis (TB) with the Justice Ministry joining the Public Health Ministry's anti-TB campaign after almost 2,000 new cases were found in prisons in July and August.Under the campaign, almost 300,000 inmates will undergo TB screening to ensure early detection and proper treatment....
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Integration of Metabolomics and Transcriptomics Reveals a Complex Diet of Mycobacterium tuberculosis during Early Macrophage Infection

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