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Psoralen-inactivated viral vaccine and method of preparation

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A method to prepare inactivate viral vaccine by exposing the virus to a predetermined concentration of an inactivating psoralen, and a preselected intensity of ultraviolet radiation for a time period sufficiently long to render the virus non-infectious but less than that which would result in degradation of its antigenic characteristics.

Inventors: 
Kochel, Tadeusz J.; Maves, Ryan C.; Porter, Kevin
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Biotechnology and Healthcare
FIle Date: 
2010-07-17
Grant Date: 
2015-04-14
Grant time: 
1,732 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
31
Claim count percentile rank: 
4
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY