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Encoded metallic nanowires reveal bioweapons
...spores, smallpox virus, and protein toxins such as ricin
and botulinum toxin. If a simultaneous test for all of these is desired, the anthrax antibody would be attached to stripe pattern 1, the smallpox antibodies to stripe pattern 2, and the toxin antibodies to stripe pattern 3, for example. If the corres...
Human trial proves ricin vaccine safe, induces neutralizing antibodies; further tests planned
...rial of a recombinant vaccine for the deadly toxin ricin
?a potential bioterror threat ?and the results ind...riod. As a recombinant vaccine, RiVax is a form of ricin
that consists of a genetically modified subunit of the toxin, rather than an inactivated whole toxin...
Development of portable infectious disease detector
...S and measles, as well as biological agentssuch as ricin
and anthrax, is the object of a new jointuniversity/industry research project.Vanderbilt University's Institute for Integrative Biosystems Researchand Education (VIIBRE) and Pria Diagnostics LLC, a privately heldCalifornia company that specializes in...