Talk:Antimicrobial properties of copper

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Property used in ancient India and even today[edit]

This is not a new thing. Water was stored in copper vessels to disinfect it. Ancient Indians (at least) always drank water from gold, silver and copper/brass/bronze containers and ate food in silver, brass plates.-59.95.27.52 (talk) 16:34, 21 March 2012 (UTC)

Why no mention of pertinent descriptive technical term?[edit]

This whole article is essentially about one well-studied case of oligodynamism, which has a page at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oligodynamic_effect. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 205.153.180.229 (talk) 17:02, 13 August 2013 (UTC)

The term was inserted and Wiki-linked. Thank you. The mechanisms are described specifically for copper in this article. Enviromet (talk) 20:48, 19 August 2013 (UTC)