Monoclonal Antibodies That React With the Capsule of Bacillus anthracis
Sun 30 Aug 2009 5:00pm
Description of Invention:
Bacillus anthracis is the causative agent of anthrax and is surrounded by a polypeptide capsule of poly-gamma-D-glutamic acid (gammaDPGA). gammaDPGA is poorly immunogenic and has antiphagocytic properties. The bacterial capsule is essential for virulence. Antibodies to the capsule have been shown t ...
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