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HIGH MOLECULAR WEIGHT POLYSACCHARIDE THAT BINDS AND INHIBITS VIRUS

United States Patent Application

*** PATENT GRANTED ***
20140205628
9,707,263
A1
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This invention provides a high molecular weight polysaccharide capable of binding to and inhibiting virus and related pharmaceutical formulations and methods of inhibiting viral infectivity and/or pathogenicity, as well as immunogenic compositions. The invention further includes methods of inhibiting the growth of cancer cells and of ameliorating a symptom of aging. Additionally, the invention provides methods of detecting and/or quantifying and/or isolating viruses.
Konowalchuk, Thomas W. (Newport, OR), Konowalchuk, Jack (Newport, OR)
WORLD FORCE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (Newport OR)
14/ 107,553
December 16, 2013
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT [0002] This invention was made with government support under grant no. DE-FG09-93ER-20097 awarded by the Department of Energy-funded Center for Plant and Microbial Complex Carbohydrates. The Government has certain rights in the invention.