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Company Information:

Name: Escagenetics Corp.
Address: 830 Bransten Road
San Carlos, CA 94070
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $628,896.00 13
SBIR Phase II $231,661.00 1

Award List:

IMMOBILIZED ENZYMES SHOW OUTSTANDING PROMISE AS INDUSTRIAL CATALYSTS.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Barbara s. kitchell , PRESIDENT
Award Amount: $39,000.00
Abstract:
Immobilized enzymes show outstanding promise as industrial catalysts. but wide-spread adoption of these catalytic materials in the food and chemical industries requires better immobilization technology. the enzyme technology research group, located in the research triangle of north carolina will… More

SOLVENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Barbara s kitchell , PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Immobilized enzymes show promise as industrial and biomedi- cal catalysts. however, widespread adoption of these catalytic materials in the chemical and medical industries requires improved immobilization technology that will improve the stability of the biocatalyst. the enzyme technology research… More

ENZYMES IMMOBILIZED ON GOLD SURFACES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Barbara S. Kitchell , Prinicpal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,971.00

ENZYMES IMMOBILIZED ON GOLD SURFACES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Barbara S. Kitchell , Prinicpal Investigator
Award Amount: $231,661.00
Abstract:
The objective of this project is to develop a new class of biosensors based on the use of colloidal gold directly or deposited as a porous gold film. the key to the approach isthe immobilization of enzymes on gold surfaces that provide for highflux, heterogeneous electron transfer. the feasibility… More

CARRAGEENAN IMMOBILIZATION OF GLUCOSE ISOMERASE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $40,000.00
Abstract:
Immobilized forms of enzymes have outstanding promise as industrial catalysts to make or modify products; and advances in immobilized enzyme technology can have a major economic impact on the production of foods and other materials. enzyme technology research group, inc. is designing the developing… More

ELECTRODEPOSITION LEADING TO IMMOBILIZED ENZYME BIOSENSOR ELECTRODES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Barbara s kitchell
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
A need exists for new electrochemical sensors capable of reliably measuring chemical and biological compounds in the environment, process streams and in body fluids. electrochemical sensors based on enzyme specificity have broad potential in medical diagnostics, environmental monitoring, and process… More

BIOCATALYTIC DETOXIFICATION OF POLYNUCLEAR HYDROCARBONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,995.00
Abstract:
The objective of this research is to show that a carrageenan-immobilized white-rot fungus, phanerochaete chrysosporium, will oxidize aromatic hydrocarbons in a stabilized organic solvent aqueous emulsion. oxidation of the test aromatic hydrocarbons in the emulsion will demonstrate that the… More

ELECTROCHEMICAL ENZYME IMMUNOASSY FOR DETECTION OF TOXINS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr John P O'daly
Award Amount: $49,975.00
Abstract:
There is a need for sensors that provide direct, real-time measurement of toxins to solve major problems in environmental monitoring and safety. we propose to evaluate and develop a new biosensor design that combines advantages of immunoassay with electrochemical response. the specific objective of… More

ELECTROCHEMICAL ENZYME IMMUNOASSAY TO STUDY ALTERNATIVE DRINKING WATER TREATMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Dr John P O'daly
Award Amount: $49,978.00
Abstract:
Alternatives to chlorine disinfection in drinking water treatment are being investigated. both current and new methods of disinfection may cause reactions with organic contaminants in the water and lead to dangerous by-products. there is a need for measurement devices that provide on-site, realtime… More

INHIBITED ENZYME ELECTRODES FOR DETECTION OF TOXINS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Zhao, Junguo , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The detection of trace pollutants in biological materials, natural water, industrial waste, and air has become increasingly important. the currently available detection techniques for most toxic materials are quite complicated and require skilled operators. under many circumstances the samples have… More

IMMOBILIZED OXIDO-REDUCTASE ENZYMES IN ORGANIC SYNTHESIS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: John P O'day
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
There is a need for new reagents for the production of optically pure pharmaceuticals. for this purpose, we will evaluate and develop a new biphasic biocatalyst system for organic synthesis. the general objective is to develop a methodology in which cofactor dependent enzymes can be used in organic… More

ELECTRO-IMMUNOSENSOR FOR REGULATING/ACHIEVING FERTILITY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: John P O'daly
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The main objective of this phase i effort is to develop and test a strip biosensor electrode which can detect twl different antigens (lh and fsh) in urine. the project is based on several technologies already established by this group (enzyme technology research group inc or etrg). first, this group… More

ELECTRO-IMMUNOSENSOR TO DETECH COCAINE AND TETRAHYDROCANNABINOL-THC METABOLITES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: John P O'daly
Award Amount: $49,977.00
Abstract:
Measurement devices that provide immunological specificity and electrochemical convenience for large-scale drug testing to assess the impact of various work place drug abuse strategies are needed. we will evaluate and develop a new test strip design that combines the advantages of immunoassay and… More

Novel Taxanes From Plant Cell Culture

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Peter J. Hylands
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Taxol, a complex diterpene structure isolated from yew tress and more recently yew plant cell cultures, shows strong potential as treatment for a number of cancers. A second generation version of this drug has yet to be found which is more effective, has fewer side effects, can be more easily… More