Biomimetic membranes, their production and uses thereof in water purification

Viatcheslav Freger (Inventor), Amir Berman (Inventor), Yair Kaufman (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

The present invention discloses a water membrane comprising a lipid bilayer supported on a single side thereof on a water permeable dense support layer, this lipid bilayer being composed of one or more lipids and aquaporin proteins are embedded therein, further wherein the water permeable dense support layer is impermeable to the lipids and to the aquaporin proteins. Also are provided a method for the preparation of these membranes and uses thereof in water filtration applications.
Original languageEnglish GB
Patent numberUS20110084026A1
StatePublished - 1 Apr 2011

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