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ENZYME IMMUNOASSAY TECHNOLOGY AND PAPER ASSAY KITS FOR PLANT PATHOGENS

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
1330
Program Year/Program:
1985 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
1330
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
SURMODICS, INC.
SURMODICS, INC. 9924 W 74TH ST EDEN PRAIRIE, MN 55344
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1985
Title: ENZYME IMMUNOASSAY TECHNOLOGY AND PAPER ASSAY KITS FOR PLANT PATHOGENS
Agency: USDA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $249,000.00
 

Abstract:

PLANT PATHOGENS COST PRODUCERS, PROCESSORS AND USERS SEVERAL BILLION DOLLARS PER YEAR IN YIELD AND QUALITY LOSSES AND CONTROL COSTS. ECONOMICAL AND EASY TO USE ASSAY KITS FOR THE EARLY DETECTION AND IDENTIFICATION OF PATHOGENIC VIRUSES AND MICROBES, WILL PERMIT LARGE REDUCTIONS IN CROP LOSSES THROUGH WISE PREVENTION (PARTICULARLY IN CERTIFICATION OF DISEASE-TESTED CULTIVARS) AND CONTROL PLANNING. THIS PROJECT IS AIMED TOWARDS THE EXTENSION OF CURRENT ENZYME IMMUNOASSASY TECHNOLOGY AND ITS USE IN THE SENSITIVE AND RAPID DETERMINATION OF PLANT PATHOGENS IN HOST AND VECTORS. COLORED BANDS WILL BE GENERATED UPON SIMPLE EXPOSURE OF THE ASSAY STRIP TO THE SAMPLE EXTRACT. INITIAL PATHOGEN TARGETS WILL BE POTATO VIRUSES

Principal Investigator:

Patrick E. Guire
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Business Contact:


6129410080
Small Business Information at Submission:

Bio-metric Systems Inc.
9932 West 74th Street Eden Prairie, MN 55344

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No