Nuclease-Resistant Aptamers for Anthrax Opsonization

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Amount:
$99,934.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
1R43AI058423-01
Solitcitation Year:
2004
Solicitation Number:
PHS2004-2
Branch:
N/A
Award Year:
2004
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
AI058423
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
OPERATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
OPERATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION, 4100 N.W. LOOP 410, SAN ANTONIO, TX, 78229
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
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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