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LIPID POLYMER FILMS-A NOVEL BIOMATERIAL

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
7275
Program Year/Program:
1987 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
7275
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Biotechnology Associates Inc
1904d Nantucket Houston, TX 77057
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1987
Title: LIPID POLYMER FILMS-A NOVEL BIOMATERIAL
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $45,000.00
 

Abstract:

BIOTECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATES, INC. WILL DEVELOP SURFACE COATINGS COMPOSED OF FILMS OF POLYMERIZED LIPIDS THAT WILL BE NONTHROMBOGENIC AND NONADHESIVE FOR CELLS. THUS THEY MAY PROVIDE USEFUL BIOCOMPATIBLE COATINGS FOR BIOMEDICAL DEVICES. LIPID POLYMER FILMS WILL ALSO BE MODIFIED BY COUPLING OF ADHESION PROTEINS OR PEPTIDES TO PROVIDE SURFACES WITH CONTROLLED CELL ADHESION PROPERTIES IN THE ABSENCE OF SERUM. SUCH SURFACES SHOULD BE USEFUL FOR THE SERUM-FREE GROWTH OF CELLS, ESPECIALLY IN THE CONTEXT OF EXPRESSION AND ISOLATION OF RECOMBINANT DNA PRODUCTS IN MAMMALIAN CELL CULTURE.

Principal Investigator:

Thomas l branch
7137810234

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Biotechnology Associates Inc
1904d Nantucket Houston, TX 77057

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