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  1. MEMBRANE-BASED PROCESS FOR DEBITTERING CITRUS JUICE

    SBC: BEND RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Agriculture
  2. FEASIBILITY OF THE USE OF FIBER-REINFORCED SHEETMOLDED THER-MOPLASTICS IN WHEELCHAIR COMPONENTS

    SBC: Fiberlite Composites            Topic: N/A

    CURRENTLY-AVAILABLE GENERAL-PURPOSE MANUAL WHEELCHAIRS TYPICALLY WEIGH MORE THAN 35 POUNDS. THIS COMMONLY CAUSES FATI- GUE AND DIFFICULTY IN MOBILITY FOR DISABLED PERSONS. POLY- PHENYLINE SULFIDE (PPS) AND J-2 THERMOPLASTIC COMPOSITES RE-INFORCD WITH KEVLAR, GRAPHITE OR FIBERGLASS HAVE QUALITIES THAT CAN SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE PROBLEMS CAUSED BY WEIGHT. PRIMARILY BECAUSE OF A REPUTATION FOR HIGH TOO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  3. RESTORATION OF THE COMPETITIVE CAPABILITY AND PROFITABILITY OF RANDOLPH SHEPPARD VENDOR BUSINESSES BY INTRODUCING INNO-VATIVE EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGIES AND NEW FOODSERVICE MARKETING PROGRAMS AND PRODUCT CONCEPTS.

    SBC: General Research And Analysis            Topic: N/A

    FOR 50 YEARS THE RANDOLPH-SHEPPARD VENDING PROGRAM HAS MEANTEMPLOYMENT AND INDEPENDENCE TO THE BLIND. TODAY, HOWEVER, THE PROGRAMS AND ITS VENDOR MEMBERS FACE SEVERE CHANGES IN THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT THAT THREATEN THE LONG TERM ECO-NOMIC STABILITY OF MANY INDIVIDUAL OPERATORS AND PERHAPS THEENTIRE PROGRAM. THIS NEW BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT FEATURES IN- TENSIFIED COMPETITION FROM THE PRIVATE SECTOR, ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  4. A HUMAN POWERED, AUTO-SHIFTING, LINEAR PEDALING, RECREATION-AL OR EXERCISE VEHICLE FOR THE DISABLED

    SBC: Mica Trike            Topic: N/A

    THIS HUMAN POWERED RECREATIONAL VEHICLE HAS UNIQUE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS: IT IS A FRONT WHEEL DRIVE RECUMBENT TRICYCLE WITH AUTOMATIC SHIFTING, PERFECT STEERINGPOSITIVE CAMBER AND CASTER, TOE OUT, A SUSPENSION SYSTEM ON FRONT AND BACK, AND NONSKID BRAKES ON ALL WHEELS. THE COM- BINATION OF STEERING, BRAKING, AND PEDALING WITH THE LINEAR DRIVE SYSTEM CAN BE POWERED BY ANY ONE LIMB OR COMBINATION OF ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  5. KAYAK MODIFICATIONS FOR THE DISABLED

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: N/A

    MILLIONS OF INDIVIDUALS IN THE UNITED STATES HAVE SEVERE LOWER BODY DISABILITIES. THESE PEOPLE ARE CUT OFF FROM MANYOF THE ACTIVITIES OF SOCIETY. IN NO AREA IS THIS MORE TRUETHAN IN THE AREA OF PHUSICAL RECREATION. THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED ARE LIMITED, AND WITH FEW EXCEPTION IS KAYAKING. AS AN UPPER BODY SPORT, IT OFFERS THOSE WITH LOWER BODY INJURIES NOT ONLY A CHANCE TO P ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  6. DEVELOPMENT OF COMPUTER ASSISTED INSTRUCTION SOFTWARE FOR TEACHING/REHABILITATING DECISION MAKING SKILLS FOR TRAUMATI-CALLY BRAIN-INJURED ADOLESCENTS AND ADULTS.

    SBC: RMC Research Corporation            Topic: N/A

    THE PROPOSED PRODUCT WILL BE A MICROCOMPUTER-BASED PROGRAM WHICH WILL ASSIST THE COGNITIVE REHABILITATION OF TRAUMATI CALLLY HEAD-INJURED ADOLESCENTS AND ADULTS. THE CORE OF THEPROGRAM WILL BE A REAL-LIFE, REAL-TIME DECISION SUPPORT AND PROBLEM-SOLVING SYSTEM SUITABLE FOR COMMERCIAL AND POPULAR DISTRIBUTION TO BOTH CLINICAL AND EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS DEDI-CATED TO WORKING WITH THE HEAD-INJURED. INIT ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  7. PROSPECTIVE BROAD-SPECTRUM ANTIBACTERIAL AGENT

    SBC: Antivirals Inc            Topic: N/A

    BASED ON WORK PUBLISHED IN 1981 BY JAYARAMAN, MCPARLAND, MILLER, AND TS'O (PNAS 78 1537 (1981) WE PROPOSE THAT A NOVEL TYPE OF ULTRA-BROAD-SPECTRUM ANTIBACTERIAL AGENT MAY BE POSSIBLE. SUCH AN AGENT WOULD BIND TO A KEY RNA SEQUENCEWHICH IS EXPECTED TO BE HYPERSENSITIVE TO INACTIVATION ONLY IN PROCARYOTES. IF SUCH AN ANTIBACTERIAL AGENT PROVES FEASIBLE THEN THE BASIC APPROACH MAY ALSO ALLOW RATIONA ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. NOVEL PROCESS FOR SOLUBILIZING INCLUSION BODIES

    SBC: BEND RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    A SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENT IN RECOMBINANT DNA TECHNOLOGY IS THE CAPABILITY TO EXPRESS EUKARYOTIC GENES IN PROKARYOTES SUCH AS ESCHERICHIA COLI. SINCE THE NATURAL SUPPLY OF MANY EUKARYOTIC PROTEINS OF POTENTIAL CLINICAL OR INDUSTRIAL IMPORTANCE IS LIMITED, GENE CLONING AND EXPRESSION OFFER A POTENTIALLY ABUNDANT SOURCE OF EUKARYOTICPROTEINS. RECOMBINANT PROTEINS EXPRESSED IN PROKARYOTES ARE SEQUESTE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. A NON-TOXIC NEW DRUG ACTIVE AGAINST GIARDIA IN VIVO.

    SBC: Epitope Inc.            Topic: N/A

    GIARDIASIS IS THE MOST PREVALENT PARASITIC DISEASE IN THE UNITED STATES AND RANKS AS A LEADING CAUSE OF DIARRHEAL ILLNESS WORLDWIDE. AVAILABLE DRUGS FOR THE TREATMENT OF GIARDIASIS HAVE UNDESIRABLE SIDE-EFFECTS AND MAY BE CARCINOGENIC. WE HAVE FOUND THAT THE METHOD BY WHICH GIARDIA DEGRADE THE UBIQUITOUS NECLEOSIDE 5'-METHYLTHIOADENOSINE (MTA) DIFFERS FROM MTA CATABOLISM IN HUMAN CELLS. TO EXPLOIT ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. ULTRA SENSITIVE SECONDARY ION MASS SPECTROMETRY OF ORGANICS

    SBC: Fei Co            Topic: N/A

    THE SPECTROMETRIC ANALYSIS OF LARGE, LABILE, POLAR MOLECULESIS OF GREAT IMPORTANCE TO RESEARCH IN A BROAD SPECTRUM OF SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINES. THIS PROJECT IS CONCERNED WITH THE RELATIVELY LOW SENSITIVITY OF SECONDARY IONIZATION MASS SPECTROMETRY PERFORMED ON LIQUID SAMPLE MATRICES, A FORM OF MASS SPECTROMETRY CAPABLE OF ANALYZING LARGE, ORGANIC MOLECULES. AN OPPORTUNITY EXISTS FOR INCREASING THE S ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Health and Human Services

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