PolyMedix Inc. Release: Data Showing Effectiveness of PolyCide Antimicrobial in Surgical Suture Coatings Published in American Chemical Society Journal, Langmuir

RADNOR, Pa., Sept. 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PolyMedix, Inc. (OTCBB:PYMX), a biotechnology company focused on developing innovative approaches to transforming the treatment of infectious diseases, today announced that data showing the effectiveness of one of the company's PolyCide® antimicrobial compounds in laboratory testing of suture coatings were published in the September issue of Langmuir, an American Chemical Society publication. PolyCides are PolyMedix's synthetic antimicrobial compounds that mimic the antimicrobial mechanism of the body's natural defenses against dangerous pathogens and that have been developed as additives to materials in order to make the materials self-sterilizing.

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