Nuclease-Resistant Aptamers for Anthrax Opsonization

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$99,934.00
Award Year:
2004
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
1R43AI058423-01
Agency Tracking Number:
AI058423
Solicitation Year:
2004
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
PHS2004-2
Small Business Information
OPERATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
OPERATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION, 4100 N.W. LOOP 410, SAN ANTONIO, TX, 78229
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
JOHN Bruno
(210) 731-0015
JOHN.BRUNO@OTCORP.COM
Business Contact:
(210) 731-0000
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
DESCRIPTION (provided by investigator): The anti-phagocytic poly-D-glutamic acid (PDGA) capsule of Bacillus anthracis is a major virulence factor of inhalation anthrax. Although generation of antibodies to PDGA might be of value in opsonizing vegetati

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