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WARF: P07500US

  • Assigned to WARF as biological material.

Polyclonal Antibodies Against Equine Rhinitis A Virus 3AB, 3C and 3D Proteins


INVENTORS -

Ann Palmenberg, Svetlana Amineva, Aleksey Aminev

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) is seeking commercial partners interested in polyclonal antibodies against several equine rhinitis A virus proteins.
OVERVIEWEquine rhinitis A virus, formerly known as equine rhinovirus 1, causes a respiratory disease in horses similar to the common cold in humans. No vaccines against this virus are available commercially and no specific antiviral treatment exists.
THE INVENTIONUW-Madison researchers have developed polyclonal antibodies against recombinant proteins from equine rhinitis A virus. The antibodies can be used for specific molecular recognition of the equine rhinitis A virus proteins in vitro or in vivo using experimental techniques such as ELISA (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay), Western assays, protein immunoprecipitation (IP) and confocal fluorescence microscopy.
APPLICATIONS
  • Studying equine rhinitis A virus proteins
  • May lead to new means of detecting, preventing and treating equine rhinitis A virus infection
KEY BENEFITS
  • All reagents have been tested for efficacy.
  • Most of the antibodies react with viral precursor proteins, in addition to the mature proteins against which they were raised.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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Related Technologies
  • For more antibodies identified by the inventors, see WARF reference numbers:
  • P07448US
  • P07499US
Contact Information
For current licensing status, please contact Jennifer Gottwald at jennifer@warf.org or 608-960-9854.
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