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IMPROVEMENTS IN TICK CELL LINE CULTURE

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
11090
Program Year/Program:
1989 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
11090
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Paravax Inc.
2301 Research Blvd Fort Collins, CO 80526
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1989
Title: IMPROVEMENTS IN TICK CELL LINE CULTURE
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,632.00
 

Abstract:

THE SPECIFIC AIM OF THIS PROJECT IS TO IMPROVE THE SURVIVAL AND PROLIFERATIVE ABILITY OF TICK CELL LINES. DRAWING UPON RECENT IMPROVEMENTS IN THE TISSUE CULTURE OF INSECT CELLS THAT HAVE LED TO THE COMMERCIAL SCALE-UP OF RECOMBINANT PROTEINS EXPRESSED IN INSECT CELLS, NUTRITIONAL, PHYSIOLOGICAL, BIOCHEMICAL, AND BIOPHYSICAL PARAMETERS FOR OPTIMUM TICK CELL GROWTH IN CULTURE WILL BE ESTABLISHED. ADDITIONALLY, THE ABILITY TO INTRODUCE HETEROLOGOUS DNA INTO TICK CELLS WILL BE INVESTIGATED. THE LONG-TERM GOAL OF THIS PROJECT IS TO GENERATE TISSUE-SPECIFIC TICK CELL LINES THAT WILL HAVE COMMERCIAL RELEVANCE IN THE FORMULATION OF VACCINES TO PREVENT THE INFESTATION OF TICK VECTORS THAT ARE CAPABLE OF CARRYING DISEASE AGENTS TO ANIMAL AND HUMAN HOSTS.

Principal Investigator:


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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Paravax Inc
3181 Porter Dr Palo Alto, CA 94304

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