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biodefense

(bī″ō-dĕ-fĕns′) [″ + ″]
National or international efforts to prevent the spread of biologically destructive agents, esp. when they are used in terrorism or warfare.
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governments for development of biodefence products.
3 million contract from the US Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to develop biodefence vaccine adjuvants using the company's proprietary PolyMAP technology to help improve the safety and efficacy of two vaccines candidates: the recombinant Protective Antigen (rPA) for Anthrax and the Venezuelan Equine Encephalopathy Virus (VEEV).
Thus, biodefences may be enhanced by the interaction between IL-2 and Juzen-taiho-to in the regulation of KIRs expression.
The CompacT SelecT system sited at this US biodefence campus, part of a foremost medical research centre, will be used for unattended culturing of high quality, assay-ready mammalian cell lines.
In order for Bavarian Nordic to gain the independence to execute its short and long term activities within biodefence and cancer, the company is exploring available options for securing an optimum financial position.
Since then the biodefense industry has grown massively, with the US releasing around $50bn in biodefence funding in 2001-2009.
Gundlapalli is an active member of the infectious diseases community and holds numerous committee positions, including lead physician on the University of Utah Hospital Pandemic Influenza Planning Committee; member of the State of Utah TB Elimination Advisory Committee; consultant hospital epidemiologist at North York General Hospital, Toronto; co-chair of the State of Utah Bioterrorism Advisory Committee; and director of emergency response of the NIH Center of Excellence for Biodefence.
PharmAthene Snaps Up Biodefence Vaccines Business of Avercia
Applications featured include: - Catalysts - Nanoporous Membranes - Sensors for Environmental Detection and Analysis - Biodefence - Photocatalytic water disinfection - Fuel cells - Solar Cells - Rechargeable Batteries - Thermoelectrics - Nanofluids for improved heat transfer - Emission controls - Selective gas adsorption/conversion/separation - Cost effective and robust nanocoatings to prevent fouling and corrosion - Down hole refinery - Nanoreactor cages for highly selective reactions - Selective separation using controlled membranes 1 INTRODUCTION 2 EMISSION REDUCTION 2.
Positive Developments in the Biodefence and Cancer Business Areas
com Emergent BioSolutions' business is focused on two main areas: biodefence and commercial products.