Nuclease-Resistant Aptamers for Anthrax Opsonization

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: 1R43AI058423-01
Agency Tracking Number: AI058423
Amount: $99,934.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2004
Solicitation Year: 2004
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: PHS2004-2
Small Business Information
OPERATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION, 4100 N.W. LOOP 410, SAN ANTONIO, TX, 78229
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 JOHN Bruno
 (210) 731-0015
 JOHN.BRUNO@OTCORP.COM
Business Contact
Phone: (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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