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Antibodies against type a botulinum neurotoxin

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Antibodies for binding epitopes of BoNT/A and hybridomas which produce such antibodies are described. The antibodies of the present invention can be used in a method for detecting BoNT/A in a sample and/or in a method for purifying BoNT/A from an impure solution. In addition, the antibodies can be used for passive immunization against BoNT/A intoxication or as intoxication therapy. Another aspect of the invention is a kit for detecting BoNT/A in a sample.

Inventors: 
Bavari, Sina; Torres Melendez, Edna R.; Lebeda, Frank J.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Biotechnology and Healthcare
FIle Date: 
2003-09-04
Grant Date: 
2006-05-23
Grant time: 
992 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
18
Claim count percentile rank: 
3
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US ARMY