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Administration & Partnerships Section

The Administrative Section conducts day-to-day operations, coordinates technology transfer policy development, and executes Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs), patents, and licenses.

Mojdeh Bahar
Assistant Administrator
Mojdeh.Bahar@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (301) 504-6905
Fax: (301) 504-5060

Dr. Robert Griesbach
Deputy Assistant Administrator
Robert.Griesbach@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (301) 504-6905
Fax: (301) 504-5060

Kate Baker
Management Analyst
Kate.Baker@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (301) 504-6905
Fax: (301) 504-5060

Melissa Repoza
Program Support Assistant
Melissa.Repoza@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (301) 504-6905
Fax: (301) 504-5060

Sina Fisher
Office Administrative Assistant
Sina.Fisher@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (301) 504-6786
Fax: (301) 504-5060

Partnership Section

Agricultural Research Partnerships (ARP) Network

USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) founded the ARP Network in an effort to expand the impact of ARS research and provide resources to help ARS commercial partners grow.

ARS research results can provide economic and other opportunities for rural citizens, communities, and society as a whole. The combination of ARS research expertise and complementary capabilities of the ARP Network members helps to stimulate economic growth through technological advancements. The ARP Network matches business needs with ARS innovations and research capabilities and provides business assistant services to help companies and startups solve agricultural problems, develop products and create new jobs. The Network will assist ARS in creating new partnerships and in supporting existing partnerships to advance ARS research and development (R&D) and subsequent utilization, including commercialization.

Some of the ARP Network activities include:

·         Delivering research results to stakeholders

·         Matching industry needs with ARS patents and researchers for partnering

·         Providing access to ARS research expertise, facilities and equipment

·         Assisting in identifying sources of funding

·         Providing mentoring in business and manufacturing problem solving

·         Furnishing marketing assessments and business plan development assistance

·         Providing networking opportunities with other organizations

·         Coordinating events to facilitate private-public partnerships

 

The ARP Network is composed of organizations interested in agriculture-based economic development such as, but not limited to: other Federal agencies; urban, community and/or economic development groups; rural agribusiness; organizations that support farmers, agritourism and/or food processors; and capital programs for business attraction and acceleration.

A copy of the ARP network brochure can be found here. For more information contact:

Cathleen Cohn
Tech Transfer Liaison 
Cathleen.Cohn@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (301) 504-4523
Fax: (301) 504-5060

Technology Transfer Agreements

Agreements with outside organizations, whether public or private, produce many direct benefits. They allow research scientists to obtain expertise, proprietary products, and information that would not otherwise be available to them. The selection of the type of agreement to use is important. It is not just a matter of choice, but often a matter of law, regulation, or policy. Different situations require specific types of agreements and actions.  ARS has a number of technology transfer agreements, such as, but not limited to, the following:

·         Confidentiality Agreement (CA) 

·         Material Transfer Agreement (MTA)

·         Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA)

·         Material Transfer Research Agreement (MTRA)

 

Confidentiality Agreement (CA)

A CA, sometimes referred to as Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) perform several functions. A CA permits parties to exchange confidential information and data in order to determine whether they would like to enter into a research collaboration or license agreement. The signatories of a CA agree to not disclose technical information received from the other party.

In- Confidentiality Agreement For ARS Receiving Information

Out- Confidentiality Agreement For ARS Providing Information

Exchange- Confidentiality Agreement For Exchange of Information

Material Transfer Agreement (MTA)

A MTA is a type of confidentiality agreement that governs the transfer of research materials between two organizations.  The MTA does not transfer ownership – the materials are merely lent to the receiving scientist and the MTA sets forth the conditions of the loan by defining the rights of the provider and recipient with respect to the materials and any derivatives, as well as the purposes to which the material may be put.   Biological materials, such as reagents, cell lines, plasmids, and vectors, are the most frequently transferred materials, but MTAs may also be used for other types of materials, such as chemical compounds and even some types of data sets and software.

In- Incoming Material Transfer Agreement

Out- Outgoing Material Transfer Agreement

Exchange- Exchanging Material Transfer Agreement

Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA)

The CRADA is a joint research effort with at least one non-Federal partner that has some degree of research capacity and which commits funds and/or in-kind resources to a collaborative effort with an ARS scientist.  The CRADA project is generally intended to create or optimize a commercial product, and it usually contemplates creating, securing, and licensing intellectual property related to the research effort.  A CRADA partner may be an individual company, a group of companies, an association, a university, or any combination of the preceding.  It may also include another Federal agency, but only if there is an additional partner which is not a Federal agency.   The ARS actively seeks CRADAs with small and/or minority-owned businesses.  There is no requirement to “compete” for CRADAs – ARS is free to choose any CRADA partner that meets the technology transfer needs of one of its in-house research projects.

CRADA

MTA CRADA

CRADAs benefit the ARS by:

·         Augmenting resources available to ARS scientists

·         Increasing the likelihood of licensing an ARS technology and thereby showing impact

·         Increasing impact and Agency reputation by becoming highly relevant to individual  stakeholders

·         Contributing to economic development through new product development and perhaps job-creation at companies using the program to help build their businesses

 

CRADAs benefit the partner by:  

·         Providing confidential access to ARS research capacity which can lead to competitive advantages

·         Providing access to ARS patent prosecution capacity

·         Providing a source of new, patent-protected commercial products

·         Providing the opportunity to negotiate for an exclusive patent license without giving notice in the Federal Register (and thereby inviting additional and perhaps competing license applications)

·         Providing access to the ARS network which often leads to additional business opportunities to include access to global markets 

 

Material Transfer Research Agreements (MTRA)

MTAs only allow the transfer of materials, but not engagement in joint research between the provider and the recipient of the materials.  This new agreement will serve as the authorization to conduct some joint research on the materials transferred.  Because this instrument would not convey rights to negotiate exclusive licenses to any intellectual property arising from the research, it is intended as an early stage opportunity for proof of concept that may lead to more extensive research that would be conducted under a CRADA. The MTRA was created by combining the MTA and the TFCA authorities.

MTRA

Thomas Moreland
Partnership Liaison 
Tom.Moreland@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (301) 504-4838
Fax: (301) 504-5060

 


Patenting Section

The Patent Section provides strategic guidance to scientists regarding patent protection for their research results. The Section is also responsible for receiving invention reports, convening three National Patent Committees (Mechanical and Measurement, Life Sciences, and Chemistry), preparing and prosecuting patent applications, and reviewing patent legal work performed by cooperator and ARS contract law firms.

Patent Resources

Search Engine Links:

 USPTO website:    http://www.uspto.gov/
 World Intellectual Property Office website:  http://patentscope.wipo.int/search/en/search.jsf
 Google Scholar:   http://scholar.google.com/
 Google Patents website:  http://www.google.com/?tbm=pts&hl=en

George Washington Carver Center
5601 Sunnyside Avenue
Beltsville, Maryland 20705

Supervisory Patent Advisor

Gail Poulos
Gail.Poulos@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (301) 504-5302

Patent Advisors (by expertise)

 

Chemical

G. Byron Stover
Byron.Stover@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (301) 504-4783

 

Howard Owens
Howard.Owens@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (510) 559-5731

Engineering

Robert Jones
Robert.Jones@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (301) 504-7270

 

Life Sciences

Evelyn Rabin
Evelyn.Rabin@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (301) 504-4781

David Marks
David.Marks@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (301) 504-4619

Albert Tsui, Patent Advisor
Albert.Tsui@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (309) 681-6512

Elizabeth (Beth) Sampson
Elizabeth.Sampson@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (510) 559-6067

Legal Administrative Specialists

Robin McCormick, Senior Legal Administrative Specialist
Robin.McCormick@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (301) 504-6532

 

Sheri Whitehurst, Senior Legal Administrative Specialist
Sheri.Whitehurst@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (309) 681 6513

Sonya Domingo, Senior Legal Administrative Specialist
Sonya.Domingo@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (510) 559-6067

Kelli Gantt, Legal Administrative Specialist
Kelli.Gantt@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (301) 504-7269

Claudia Hedrick, Legal Administrative Specialist
Claudia.Reynolds@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (301) 504-4887


 


 


Licensing Section

Invention Licensing- Partnering with the private sector to commercialize inventions made by USDA scientists

USDA is looking for commercial partners to develop and market inventions made by USDA scientists. A wide variety of USDA inventions are available for licensing and include patents and pending patents, plant varieties and proprietary biological materials. To apply for a license, please select the appropriate license application form below.

Select from the following license application options:

Patents and Pending Patents

Plant Varieties  

Biological Materials         

Instructions (Word | PDF)

Instructions (Word | PDF)

Instructions (Word | PDF)

Application (Word | PDF)

Application (Word | PDF)

Application (Word | PDF)

USDA, ARS, Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) is responsible for licensing USDA inventions:

  • Licensing specialists are available to speak with you about your license application.
  • License agreement terms are flexible and take into account the needs of the licensee's business plan.
  • Licenses may be nonexclusive, co-exclusive, partially exclusive or exclusive.
  • In some cases, patent rights outside of the United States may be available for  licensing.
  • USDA license agreements comply with the policy and objectives set forth in 35 USC 207-209 and 37 CFR 404.

    Additional information can be obtained by contacting:

    USDA, Agricultural Research Service
    Office of Technology Transfer
    5601 Sunnyside Avenue, Room 4-1159
    Beltsville, MD 20705-5131
    (301) 504-5989 / fax: (301) 504-5060
    E-mail: license@ars.usda.gov

    The Technology Licensing Program manages all aspects of USDA invention licensing, including the review of license applications, the negotiation of license agreements, and the monitoring of license agreements to assure compliance with agreement terms.  Licensing Program staff collect and disburse license revenues, manage international patent filings, and provide expert advice on all matters related to USDA invention licensing.

    June Blalock, Coordinator, Technology Licensing Program 
    June.Blalock@ars.usda.gov
    Phone: (301) 504-5257 
    Fax: (301) 504-5060


    Brian Nakanishi, Technology Licensing Specialist
    Brian.Nakanishi@ars.usda.gov

    Phone: (301) 504-4879
    Fax: (301) 504-5060

    Diana Tucker, Licensing Specialist
    Diana.Tucker@ars.usda.gov
    Phone: (301) 504-4878 
    Fax: (301) 504-5060

    John Gaudet, Licensing Specialist
    John.Gaudet@ars.usda.gov
    Phone: (301) 504-4558
    Fax: (301) 504-5060

    Deborah Penot, Foreign Patent Specialist
    Debbie.Penot@ars.usda.gov
    Phone: (301) 504-5003
    Fax: (301) 504-5060

  • Carla Boettinger, Program Analyst
    Carla.Boettinger@ars.usda.gov
    Phone: (301) 504-5734
    Fax: (301) 504-5060

    Gernard Little, Legal Instruments Examiner
    Gernard.Little@ars.usda.gov
    Phone: (301) 504-4780
    Fax: (301) 504-5060

    Kim Melton, Licensing Assistant
    Kim.Melton@ars.usda.gov
    Phone: (301) 504-4893
    Fax: (301) 504-5060


     


    Technology Transfer Annual Reports

    The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) has been delegated authority by the Secretary of Agriculture to administer the patent program for ARS, the review of CRADAs and the technology licensing program for all intramural research conducted by USDA. Thus, the Annual Reports on Technology Transfer covers technology transfer activities and metrics for the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Forest Service (FS), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s Wildlife Services (APHIS-WS), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s Veterinary Services (APHIS-VS), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s Plant Protection and Quarantine (APHIS-PPQ), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s Biotechnology Regulatory Services (APHIS-BRS), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s International Services (APHIS-IS), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), Economic Research Service (ERS), National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), Rural Development (RD), Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), Grain inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA), Food Safety and Inspection service (FSIS) and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). The Reports include tabular metrics of inventions, licenses, and Cooperative Research and Development Agreements, as well as a section on notable “Downstream Outcomes” and “Outreach, Workshops, Field Days & Forums Activities.” These Outcomes and Activities reflect the breadth of mechanisms used by USDA to effect technology transfer, as well as the breadth of scope in addressing issues for the agriculture sector.

    In 2011, the White House issued the Presidential Memorandum – Accelerating Technology Transfer and Commercialization of Federal Research in Support of High-Growth Businesses.  Issuance of this Memorandum provided an unprecedented opportunity for unifying technology transfer across USDA S&T agencies as the mechanism to deliver these outcomes for public good. In the USDA’s response to the Presidential Memorandum, several initiatives were identified to promote technology transfer and commercialization.  Beginning with the FY2012 Annual Report on Technology Transfer, USDA will begin to report, when possible, on these initiatives. Specifics are provided in agency sections within this report.

    * The entire USDA Report includes multiple agencies and is found on the USDA link.

    * The ARS section of the Report is found on the ARS link.

    FY 2013

    USDA  ARS

              

    FY 2012      FY 2011     FY 2010     FY 2009     FY 2008

     

    FY 2007     FY 2006     FY 2005     FY 2004     FY 2003     FY 2002     FY 2001

     

     


    Awards

    OTT Training

    Animal Health Available Technologies

    Each year, approximately 60 new patents are issued by the U.S. Patent Office for USDA inventions. The Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) transfers these inventions through licenses to the private sector for commercialization. Below are links to technologies that are available for licensing. Please contact OTT licensing staff for more information on a specific invention.

    Subject Matter

    Docket

    Title

    Description

    Animal Health

    154.1

    REAGENTS TO DETECT GIARDIA LAMBLIA TROPHOZOITES AND CYSTS

    Antisera were prepared in rabbits using recombinant proteins expressed in Escherichia coli.  While antisera provides a high titer reagent to detect G. lamblia cysts and trophozoites, monoclonal antibodies could also be prepared that recognize these giardin proteins. These could provide an unlimited supply of detection reagent without the need to repeatedly immunize animals to obtain antisera.

    Animal Health

    51.11

    USE OF VITAMIN D IN DAIRY MASTITIS TREATMENT

    The hydroxylated derivates of vitamins D3 or D2 are administered to the mammary gland of a female animal in an amount effective to inhibit or significantly reduce the growth of bacteria in the animal's mammary gland.

    Animal Health

    128.10

    NEW METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SCRUBBING AMMONIA FROM AIR EXHAUSTED FROM ANIMAL REARING FACILITIES USING POTASSIUM BISULFATE AS THE ACID SOURCE

    The containment facility ventilation system comprises a two stage scrubber configuration.  Exhaust air flows out of an animal containment facility and into a particulate scrubber, which removes particulates, reduces the dust and alkalinity of the exhaust air.  The air then flows into a chemical scrubber which removes ammonia from the exhaust air.  The chemical scrubber comprises a potassium bisulfate scrubber solution.  The bioproducts create a potential fertilizer.

    Animal Health

    69.08

    HIGH ENERGY ELECTRON-BEAM IRRADIATION FOR THE PRODUCTION OF IMMUNOMODULATORS IN POULTRY

    Invention to produce effective vaccines utilizing High Energy (10 MeV) Electron-Beam (E-beam) Irradiation offers unique and effective methodologies to produce large volumes of vaccines including viruses, bacteria, and protozoal candidates.  The stated invention relies on using high energy ionizing radiation to "kill" the target microorganism without destroying their immunogenicity (i.e., capacity to elicit an immune response).

    Animal Health

    105.10

    INACTIVATED VIBRIO VULNIFICUS VACCINE

    Vibrio vulnificus is a Gram-negative halophilic bacterium common to estuarine and marine environments.  The bacterium receives much attention due to the ability to produce disease in humans (usually immunocompromised people) either by consumption of raw oysters and/or contact with the bacterium in the marine environment.  The USDA isolated and characterized V. vulnificus from the sick fish. Biochemical analyses demonstrated that the isolate is a biotype 1 isolate and molecular characterization of the 16S rRNA demonstrated the isolate was 16S rRNA type B.  This rRNA type is usually associated with clinical human cases.  Following isolation and characterization, ARS developed an inactivated vaccine that is effective in preventing the disease in tilapia grown in low saline water (1.5 ppt). 

    Animal Health

    161.03

    IMMUNOPOTENTIATING EFFECT OF A FOMITELLA FRAXINEA DERIVED LECTIN OF CHICKEN IMMUNITY AND RESISTANCE TO COCCIDIOSIS

    This invention reports a novel immunopotentiating effect of a lectin (FFrL) extracted from the mushroom Fomitella fraxinea on poultry intestinal immunity and poultry coccidiosis.  The treatment regimen could involve oral feeding, intramuscular injection or intravenous injection.

    Animal Health

    8.08

    MODIFIED ASPERGILLUS NIGER PHYTASE

    The invention relates to the modification of Aspergillus niger phytase PhyA to produce an enzyme with superior heat tolerance.  For swine and poultry.

    Animal Health

    115.07

    MAREK'S DISEASE VIRUS VACCINE

    An effective vaccine for Marek's disease may be prepared using a viral agent which is a Marek’s disease virus unable to express a functional meq protein. 

    Animal Health

    28.08 + 12.11 + 217.13

    HYBRIDOMAS PRODUCING HIGHLY SPECIFIC MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES TO DETECT MYCOBACTERIUM AVIUM SUBSPECIES PARATUBERCULOSIS

    Hybridoma cell lines which produce and secrete monoclonal antibodies which selectively bind to Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis have been produced.  Cells of M. avium subspecies paratuberculosis in biological samples may be detected and d quantified by contacting the sample with the antibodies to form a M. avium subspecies paratuberculosis/antibody immunocomplex when M. avium subspecies paratuberculosis is present, which immunocomplex may then be detected. Hybridoma cell lines which produce and secrete monoclonal antibodies which selectively bind to Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis have been produced.

    Animal Health

    105.09

    METHOD FOR FLOCCULANTING SUSPENSION USING BIOBASED RENEWABLE FLOCCULANTS

    Methods for producing flocculants from chicken blood. 

    Animal Health

    70.10

    PRODUCTION OF ANTI-PEPTIDE MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES TO DISTINGUISH
    EXOTIC NEW CASTLE DISEASES VIRUS FROM VACCINE STRAINS OF NEWCASTLE DISEASE VIRUS

    Anti-peptide monoclonal antibodies(MAb's) specific for Exotic Newcastle Disease (END) are used for rapid diagnostic identification between poultry infected with vaccine strains of NDV (LaSota/B1) and END virus (ENDV).

    Animal Health

    161.12

    RECOMBINANT MYCOBACTERIUM AVIUM SUBSP. PARATUBERCULOSIS PROTEINS INDUCE IMMUNITY AND PROTECT AGAINST INFECTION

    The invention is a vaccine for paratuberculosis (Johne’s Disease) comprised of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) proteins.  Induction of the immune response significantly reduces or eliminates colonization of the animal by MAP, and consequently reduces or eliminates fecal shedding of MAP.  Vaccination with the compositions provides protection against clinical disease and reduce transmission of MAP infection within a herd.

    Animal Health

    87.10 + 10.14

    ATTENUATED LIVE VACCINES FOR AQUATIC ANIMALS

    Safe and effective live vaccines against bacteria infecting aquatic animals developed by the induction of novobiocin-resistance in liquid culture and novobiocin-and rifampicin-resistance in liquid culture.

    Animal Health

    23.08

    AVIAN VIRUS VACCINES AND USES THEREOF

    The invention relates to poultry vaccines for protection from Newcastle Disease.

    Animal Health

    186.11

    HIGH AFFINITY MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES FOR DETECTION OF SHIGA TOXIN 2 (STX2)

    High affinity monoclonal antibodies against Shiga toxin strain Stx2 and hybridomas that produce such antibodies are described. The antibodies may be used in a kit for detecting Stx2 and variants thereof in a sample.

    Animal Health (Prion)

    78.06

    NOVEL POLYMORPHISM IN BOVINE PRION PROTEIN GENE SEQUENCE

    A specific, non-synonymous SNP in the Prnp gene encoding the bovine prion protein affects the susceptibility of bovine animals to bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). 

    Animal Health (Prion)

    30.11

    NOVEL POLYMORPHISM IN BOVINE PRION PROTEIN GENE SEQUENCE

    This SNP may be used as a marker for selecting bovines susceptible to BSE for disposal and/or removal from breeding, the human food and animal feed supplies.

    Animal Health (Prion)

    131.07

    PEPTIDE SEQUENCES FOR BINDING INFECTIOUS PRIONS

    The invention relates to novel peptide sequences that specifically bind infectious prion protein.

    Animal Health (Prion)

    144.09 + 181.13

    HIGH-AFFINITY MONOCLONAL ANTI-PRION ANTIBODIES

    Peptide sequences that specifically bind infectious prion protein for the generation of antibodies and therapeutic agents.

     


    BioEnergy Available Technologies

    Each year, approximately 60 new patents are issued by the U.S. Patent Office for USDA inventions. The Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) transfers these inventions through licenses to the private sector for commercialization. Below are links to technologies that are available for licensing. Please contact OTT licensing staff for more information on a specific invention.

    Subject Matter

    Docket

    Title

    Description

    Bio-energy

    243.12

    PEPTIDOGLYCAN HYDROLASE ANTIMICROBIALS FOR ERADICATING LACTOBACILLI THAT CONTAMINATE AND REDUCE ETHANOL YIELDS IN BIOFUEL FERMENTATIONS

    Suppressing microbial contamination is a major challenge in ethanol fermentation processing.  This invention describes a non-antibiotic source of antimicrobials for preventing or eradicating lactobacilli contaminants in the ethanol fermentation processing.  The invention involves purified recombinant proteins from expressed endolysin genes that when exposed to the target bacteria demonstrate lytic activity.

    Bio-energy

    119.07

    INHIBITOR TOLERANT SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE STRAIN

    Furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (MHF) are representative inhibitors to ethanologenic yeast generated from biomass pretreatment using dilute acid hydrolysis.  Few yeast strains tolerant to inhibitors are available. 

    Bio-energy

    88.11

    A NEW TOLERANT YEAST PRODUCING BETA-GLUCOSIDASE FOR LOW-COST CELLULOSIC ETHANOL PRODUCTION USING SSF

    The USDA developed a new yeast that naturally produces beta-glucosidase and ethanol so no beta-glucosidase needs to be added to complete a one-step simultaneous saccharification and fermentation (SSF) for cellulosic ethanol production.

    Bio-energy

    55.11

     ETHERS AS RENEWABLE OILS, GREASES, AND LIQUID FUELS

    The invention is a method for converting renewable, agriculture-based sugars and polyols (alcohols) into their corresponding methyl and/or ethyl ethers.

    Bio-energy

    265.12

    METHODS FOR PRODUCING BIO-OIL

    The invention involves methods for producing bio-oil from a feedstock (e.g., lignocellulosic) involving (1) pyrolyzing the feedstock in an inert atmosphere in a reactor to produce bio-oil, bio-char and non-condensable gases; (2) recycling about 10 to about 99% of the non-condensable gases to the reactor to produce deoxygenated bio-oil; wherein the method is conducted in the absence of oxygen and wherein the method does not utilize externally added catalysts.

    Bio-energy

    127.11

    METHODS FOR TREATING LIGNOCELLULOSIC BIOMASS

    This invention is a new process to pre-treat lignocellulose so that it becomes a more desireable feedstock for making cellulosic ethanol.

    Bio-energy

    121.04

    SPRIAL-WOUND LIQUID MEMBRANE MODULE FOR SEPARATION OF FLUIDS AND GASES

    The present invention is a filtering and chemical separation device that performs the operations of solvent extraction and pervaporation in a single piece of equipment, configured as a spiral-wound membrane module, and provides for the replenishment of the solvent in the supported liquid membrane while the module continues in operation.  It provides a solution to the problem of separating miscible compounds efficiently and with low energy requirements.


    Crop Production Available Technologies

    Each year, approximately 60 new patents are issued by the U.S. Patent Office for USDA inventions. The Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) transfers these inventions through licenses to the private sector for commercialization. Below are links to technologies that are available for licensing. Please contact OTT licensing staff for more information on a specific invention.

    Subject Matter

    Docket

    Title

    Description

    Crop Production

    60.04

    SUBSOIL RIPPER WITH ATTACHMENT

    A subsoil ripper for subsoil tillage, where a spur is operatively connected to the shank of the subsoil ripper; for example, operatively connected to the posterior of the shank of the subsoil ripper.

    Crop Production

    66.11

    DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF “SEED PILLOW” TECHNOLOGY FOR OVERCOMING THE LIMITING FACTORS CONTROLLING RANGELAND RESEEDING SUCCESS

    This technology provides a planting method that is more similar to the way plants grow in natural systems by grouping seeds within the same microsite during planting.

    Crop Production

    17.09

    ROTARY CULTIVATOR

    The invention consists of a hydraulically-driven rotary hoe drawn behind a tractor,used to cultivate around established plants, vines, or trees.

    Crop Production

    71.11

    TRANSFER AND INCORPORATION OF HERITABLE SYMBIOTIC FUNGI INTO NON-HOST PLANTS

    These resultant first plant species containing the endophytic fungi exhibit substantially increased vigor, altered morphology and chemistry, and increased reproductive potential compared to non-treated controls.

    Crop Production

    60.09

    IRRIGATION SCHEDULING AND SUPERVISORY CONTROL AND DATA ACQUISITION SYSTEM FOR MOVING AND STATIC IRRIGATION SYSTEMS

    This process and set of devices will automatically schedule crop irrigations when the crop is water stressed and will control a moving or static (e.g., drip or sprinkler) irrigation system to apply the irrigation.

    Crop Production

    16.07 + 174.13

    NON-TRANSGENIC SOFT TEXTURED TETRAPLOID WHEAT PLANTS HAVING GRAIN WITH SOFT TEXTURED ENDOSPERM, ENDOSPERM THEREFROM AND USES THEREOF

    The invention relates to wheat breeding, new non-transgenic tetraploid wheat cultivars having grain with soft textured endosperm and methods of producing the new non-transgenic tetraploid wheat cultivars having grain with soft-textured endosperm.

    Crop Production

    122.11

    TRI-SEED MUTANT AS A GENETIC RESOURCE FOR INCREASING SORGHUM YIELD

    The USDA has identified and developed a class of sorghum mutants that produces three times the seed number found in typical sorghum panicles available for cultivation.

    Crop Production

    60.09

    IRRIGATION SCHEDULING AND SUPERVISORY CONTROL AND DATA ACQUISITION SYSTEM FOR MOVING AND STATIC IRRIGATION SYSTEMS

    This process and set of devices will automatically schedule crop irrigations when the crop is water stressed and will control a moving or static (e.g., drip or sprinkler) irrigation system to apply the irrigation.

    Crop Production (Bees)

    51.04

    SOLITARY BEE EMERGENCE BOX

    Incubation and emergence of solitary-nesting pollinating bees from their nests or cocoons under field conditions may be effected using a device including a first outer and second inner hollow containers wherein a nest containing the bees may be disposed, and first and second communicating openings are provided on the lower surfaces of the containers to provide access to the enviroNew Materialsent from the nest in the inner container.

    Crop Production (Bees)

    124.09

    CHEMICAL ATTRACTANTS AND REPELLANT FOR VARRO MITES

    When mites move off of adult bees and can be captured in a variety of trapping devices using the attractants or the compounds can be used to otherwise confuse mites by saturating the enviroNew Materialsent so mites can not find suitable reproductive sites.

    Crop Production (Bees)

    189.07

    IN-HIVE TRAP AND LURE FOR CONTROL OF THE SMALL HIVE BEETLE, AETHINA TUMIDA

    A Small Hive Beetle trap, which replaces the bottom board of beehives, includes a frame having three walls and a top surface, a trap plate, an entry means, and a trapping means. The trapping means provides a dark environment attractive to small hive beetles and contains a small hive beetle attractant made from pollen dough and inoculated with yeast that produces small hive beetle attracting volatiles. The yeast is a biologically pure strain of yeast producing hive beetle attracting volatiles designated yeast spp. NRRL Y-30722.

    Crop Production (Cover Crops)

    98.04

    ROLLER SYSTEM FOR COVER CROP TERMINATION

    A smooth roller with an attached crimping arm was designed and fabricated to terminate cover crops which are an integral component of soil conservation systems. The smooth drum flattens the cover crop in the direction of travel and the crimping bar behind the drum crimps the cover crop in 6 inch intervals.

    Crop Production (Cover Crops)

    3.06

    ROLLER-CRIMPER TO TERMINATE COVER CROPS ON ELEVATED CROP BEDS

    A roller-crimper to terminate cover crops that are grown on elevated beds for row crop farming was designed and fabricated to properly manage cover crops that are an integral component of soil conservation systems.

    Crop Production (Cover Crops)

    143.06

    MULTISTAGE CROP ROLLER

    A two stage roller was designed and fabricated to terminate cover crops which are an integral component of no-till conservation system.

    Crop Production (Cover Crops)

    23.10

    PTO POWERED MICRO-ROLLER/CRIMPER FOR MECHANICAL TERMINATION OF COVER CROPS USING A WALK-BEHIND LIMITED-POWER GARDEN TRACTOR

    A PTO-powered micro-roller attached to a self-propelled walk-behind garden
    tractor, was designed and fabricated to terminate cover crops in no-till and/or organic vegetable garden/small farms.

    Crop Production (Cover Crops)

    24.11

    COVER CROP RESIDUE MANAGER

    The residue manager deflects cover crop stalks and flattens cover crop residue during a no-till or minimum-till agricultural planting process.

     


    Crop Protection Available Technologies

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    Subject Matter

    Docket

    Title

    Description

    Crop Protection

    76.10

    USE OF NOVEL STRAINS TO BIOLOGICAL CONTROL NEW PINK ROT INFECTIONS IN STORED POTATO TUBERS

    By evaluating for soils suppressive to pink rot and isolating potentially useful strains only from those soils shown to exhibit superior suppressiveness to pink rot, we have discovered six novel bacterial agents that reduce pink rot on stored potato tubers.

    Crop Protection

    1.10

    VACCINE FOR CONTROL OF BEET CURLY TOP VIRUS INFECTION OF PLANTS

    The disclosure provides plant vaccine compositions and methods for inducing immunity to Beet Curly Top Virus (BCTV) and related curtoviruses in a susceptible plant.

    Crop Protection

    6.14

    SENSITIVE AND RAPID METHOD FOR CANDIDATUS LIBERIBACTER SPECIES DETECTION

    DNA amplification methods using novel primers obtained from the novel genes for hyvI and hyvII from the Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus genome and useful for detecting Ca. L. species in plants and insect hosts.

    Crop Protection (BMSB)

    9.12

    INSECTICIDAL STRAIN OF SERRATIA FOR CONTROL OF INSECTS SUCH AS BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG (BMSB), HALYOMORPHA HALYS

    The invention is a biocontrol agent and strategy for controling insects.  It is  a particular bacterial strain (Serratia) capable of killing brown marmorated stink bugs. 

    Crop Protection (BMSB)

    136.12

    METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR DETERRING FEEDING/REPELLING THE BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG (BMSB) HALYOMORPHA HALYS

    A feeding deterrent/repellent for brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys, and the use of these compounds for BMSB management.  

    Crop Protection (Fungi)

    105.11

    COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR TREATING FUNGAL ACTIVITY IN PLANTS OR SOIL

    Methods of treating fungal activity in plants

    Crop Protection (Fungi)

    111.08

    FUNGICIDAL PROPERTIES OF THREE SAPONINS FROM CAPSICUM FRUTESCENS

    CAY-1:1081:919 mixture ratios of 4:3:3 and 6:2:2 have increased fungicidal properties than CAY-1 alone against certain fungi.

    Crop Protection (Fungi)

    93.05

    PHYTOPATHOGEN SUPPRESSION USING BACTERIAL METABOLITES

    This invention related to using bacterial metabolites to suppress phytopathogens, more particularly this invention relates to bacterial metabolites applied to Carya ollinoensis and Prunus persica as a fungicide to suppress and inhibit Glomerella cingulata, Phomopsis sp., Phytophthora cactorum, Fusicladosporium effusum and Monilinia fructicola.

    Crop Protection (Insect Attractant)

    129.01

    ATTRACTANT PHEREOMONE FOR THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE

    The invention is an attractant (aggregation pheromone) for the Colorado potato beetle (CPB) Leptinotarsa decemlineata Say (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). The attractant is a single compound (3,7-dimethyl-2-oxooct-6-ene-1,3-diol) that is released by CPB males.  The compound is novel for  insects and may exist as two enantiomers.

    Crop Protection (Insect Attractant)

    33.12

    INSECT MONITORING METHOD AND APPARATUS

    An insect monitoring station for the production nursery environment.  The trap station is made of a planar material and includes slots into which a sticky card can be inserted for pest monitoring, and a roof that can be folded down and secured to the backing with tabs. 

    Crop Protection (Insect Attractant)

    13.07

    CHEMICAL ATTRACTANTS FOR CODLING MOTHS

    The invention relates to a synergistic combination of acetic acid and a decadienoate derivative compound as a bisexual attractant for insect pests.

    Crop Protection (Insect Attractant)

    113.09

    ATTRACTANT COMPOSITIONS FOR WEEVILS OF THE GENUS OTIORHYNCHUS AND USES THEREOF

    The USDA has isolated, identified and synthesized plant derived odors that are attractive to Otiorhynchus weevils in the laboratory and field.

    Crop Protection (Insect Attractant)

    96.06 + 57.09

    ATTRACTANT FOR INDIAN MEAL MOTH LARVAE

    The USDA has discovered that 2-pentyl furan is a highly effective attractant for both larvae and adult females of the Indian Meal Moth and that it can be used to capture large numbers of insects. 57.09 A composition containing undecane, hexanal, 1-pentanol, decane, and 2-pentylfuran is an effective attractant for adult female Indian meal moths (Plodia interpunctella). The composition may be used alone or with a carrier component. The composition may be used in combination with any insect trapping means known in the art, as required for a specific application.

    Crop Protection (Insect Attractant)

    172.09

    TERRESTRIAL ARTHROPOD TRAP

    This invention involves using light emitting diodes (LEDs) of various wavelengths to produce a bright narrow spectrums of light and determined that the beetle was most attracted to near UV light at a 390 nm wavelength.

    Crop Protection (Insect Attractant)

    30.02

    COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR ATTRACTING ANASTREPHA SPECIES

    The USDA has discovered that pheromone components including anastrephin, epianastrephin and suspensolide, produced by males of the Caribbean Fruit  Fly, Anastrepha suspensa, are linked to glucose to form a glycoside-pheromone complex in the oral secretions and that these compounds are attractive to both male and female flies.  When exposed to the environment the pheromone components are liberated from the glycoside in a slow,  predictable fashion dependent upon temperature, exposed surface area and   amount of conjugate.

    Crop Protection (Insecticide)

    44.09

    MUTANT LYCOTOXIN-1 PEPTIDE SEQUENCES FOR INSECTICIDAL AND CELL MEMBRANE ALTERING PROPERTIES

    The invention is a yeast strain engineered for enhanced fuel ethanol production that is also engineered to express a library of genes for insecticidal peptides carrying the sequences for the HIS tag, MHHHHHH, the DDDK site, and the lycotoxin-1 mutant sequences optimized for lethality to the fall armyworm that is pelletized for delivery within zein micelles or pelleted in WDGS.

    Crop Protection (Insecticide)

    44.07

    NOVEL CADHERIN RECEPTOR PEPTIDE FOR POTENTIATING BT BIOPESTICIDES

    The USDA has discovered the partial sequence of a gene encoding a protein in the gut of Tenebrio molitor larvae.  The protein that it encodes is similar to the receptor for the lepidopteran-active Cry1A toxins from Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt).  We predicted that this protein is the receptor for coleopteran-active Bt toxins, such as Cry3A, in Bt-susceptible coleopteran insects.  Our preliminary data supports this claim, and we are in the process of cloning the complete sequence for the gene, expressing the partial sequence for structure/function studies, and developing antibodies for future studies.

    Crop Protection (Insecticide)

    8.06

    ULTRA-LOW OXYGEN TREATMENT FOR POST HARVEST PEST CONTROL ON AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

    The invention is an ultra-low oxygen treatment method to control insects on fresh commodities after harvest.

    Crop Protection (Insecticide)

    46.03

    APPARATUS AND METHOD TO TREAT MATERIALS FOR PEST CONTROL AND STORAGE

    The invention is directed to an apparatus and method of treating agricultural commodities for pests.  It is a portable, dismantleable box that can be erected around a stack or array of loaded shipping containers.  An impermeably envelope is wrapped around the box and is used to create a controlled atmosphere for treatment of the contents of the shipping containers.  This is achieved by creating hypobaric conditions inside the impermeable envelope, by introducing pesticide to the impermeable envelope, or by some combination of both vacuum and pesticide.  Finally, the apparatus may be used for postharvest storage of materials that are susceptible to spoilage or pest damage.

    Crop Protection (Insecticide)

    163.11

    A METHOD FOR DEPOSITING A THIN FILM WAX MATRIX WITH INSECTICIDE FOR USE AS AN INSECT KILL BAIT STATION

    The invention is a method for depositing a thin film of a wax matrix that contains a feeding stimulant, a visual cue and insect killing agent on a surface.


    Environment Available Technologies

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    Subject Matter

    Docket

    Title

    Description

    Environmental Technologies &  Resource Management

    21.07

    USE OF THE CAULIFLOWER ORANGE (OR) GENE TO ENHANCE CAROTENOID LEVELS IN STAPLE CROPS

     Use of the Cauliflower orange (OR) gene to enhance carotenoid levels in staple crops.

    Environmental Technologies &  Resource Management

    66.11

    SEED PILLOW FOR OVERCOMING THE LIMITING FACTORS CONTROLLING RANGELAND RESEEDING SUCCESS

    The disclosure provides compositions and methods to improve seeding success in any environment where seeding is difficult including rangeland areas.  The invention provides a “seed pillow”, a multifunctional seed treatment that is designed to mitigate the limiting factors controlling seedling establishment. In its simplest form, the technology is comprised of a pillow-shaped agglomeration of various materials used for promoting seed germination and plant survival with seeds attached around the outside.

    Environmental Technologies &  Resource Management

    93.08

    PYROLYTIC PRODUCTS FROM POULTRY MANURE

    Chars may be produced by carbonization or pyrolysis of poultry manure.  Chars produced from poultry manure by the method described herein exhibit enhanced activity for metal ion adsorption.

    Environmental Technologies &  Resource Management

    6.08

    NOVEL FIBRO-BIOTICS BACTERIUM ISOLATE

    An anaerobic bacterium (Fibro-biotic SD-CMC-3f) has been isolated which, when fed to monogastric animals, has the ability to increase fiber digestion and decrease fecal output.

    Environmental Technologies &  Resource Management

    12.12

    HEAVY METAL REMEDIATION VIA THIOLATED BIO-OILS

    This invention is a green technology approach for removing toxic metals from terriestrial and aquatic locations. Thioether-functionalized Bio-oils (TFBO) exhibit a high affinity for sequestering toxic heavy metals (Hg, Pb, Cd, As, Bi, and other toxics with high sulfur affinity.

    Environmental Technologies &  Resource Management

    32.11

    SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REDUCING AMMONIA EMISSIONS FROM LIQUID EFFLUENTS AND FOR RECOVERING THE AMMONIA

    A system and method for passive capture of ammonia in an ammonia-containing liquid effluent.  The invention allows for the passage of ammonia through microporous hydrophobic gas-permeable membranes and its capture in a circulated stripping solution with concomitant production of a concentrated non-volatile ammonium salt.

    Environmental Technologies &  Resource Management

    103.06

    NOVEL ANAMMOX BACTERIUM ISOLATE

    The invention pertains to a new anaerobic ammonium oxidation (Anammox) bacteria isolated from livestock waste that can remove high quantities of nitrogen contained in wastewater in a more efficient way than traditional nitrogen removal systems. 

    Environmental Technologies &  Resource Management

    8.04

    INHIBITING AMMONIA EMISSIONS AND ODORS FROM LIQUID MANURES WITH ALUMINUM CHLORIDE AND OIL

    Incubation and emergence of solitary-nesting pollinating bees from their nests or cocoons under field conditions may be effected using a device including a first outer and second inner hollow containers wherein a nest containing the bees may be disposed,

    Environmental Technologies &  Resource Management

    110.11

    WATER AERATION SYSTEM AND METHOD

    This invention comprises a shallow water u-tube which utilizes a large-scale airlift pump that is designed to transfer large volumes of aerated and/or oxygenated water at very low pumping head to the surface of an aquaculture pond.

     


    Food Processing & Products Available Technologies

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    Subject Matter

    Docket

    Title

    Description

    Food Processing & Food Products

    18.04

    USE OF NANOSECOND SCALE, TIME-RESOLVED, IMAGING TO DIFFERENTIATE CONTEMPORANEOUS FLUORESCENCE RESPONSES FROM MULTIPLE SUBSTANCES

    Time-dependent differences in fluorescence responses of normal surfaces of the fruit or vegetable as opposed to surfaces which are contaminated with feces, may be used for improved detection of feces-contaminated fruits and vegetables.  In this process, the surface of a fruit or vegetable which contains a native chlorophyll is illuminated with a pulse of UV or visible light having a wavelength effective to elicit fluorescence of feces of a plant consuming animal.

    Food Processing & Food Products

    58.07

    SIMULTANEOUS ACQUISITION OF FLUORESCENCE AND REFLECTANCE IMAGING TECHNIQUES WITH A SINGLE IMAGING DEVICE FOR MULTITASK INSPECTION

    This disclosure describes an invention of an opto-electronics imaging technology and methodology to simultaneously capture line-scan based multispectral combinations of fluorescence and reflectance images of fast-moving objects using a single imaging device.

    Food Processing & Food Products

    61.13

    SPREADABLE PRODUCTS DERIVED FROM RICE BRAN OIL

    A solvent fractionation procedure for the production of a spreadable product derived from rice bran oil.  The product resembles a nut butter in both appearance and texture.

    Food Processing & Food Products

    109.06

    GENES ENCODING FATTY ACID DESATURASES FROM SORGHUM BICOLOR

    These fatty acid desaturases sequentially catalyze the formation of polyunsaturated fatty acids, starting from the precursor palmitoleic acid to yield a unique hexadecatrienoic acid, possessing an unusual terminal double bond.

    Food Processing & Food Products

    145.06

    TWO NOVEL ALKYLERESORCINOL SYTHASE GENE FROM SORGHUM; CLONING, EXPRESSION, TRANSFORMATION AND CHARACTERIZATION

    Two cDNA clones, designated SbLRS1 and SbLRS2, coding for polyketide synthases were isolated from sorghum. These polyketide synthases catalyze the formation of phenolic lipids, utilizing fatty acyl-CoA precursors plus malonyl-CoA.

    Food Processing & Food Products

    20.04

    A NOVEL O-METHYLTRANSFERASE GENE FROM SORGHUM CLONING, EXPRESSION, TRANSFORMATION AND CHARACTERIZATION

    A novel O-methyltransferase gene was isolated from Sorghum bicolor and the recombinant enzyme was shown in vitro to use resveratrol as a substrate and produce pterostilbene.  This metabolite is also beneficial to human health by acting as a strong antioxidant (Martinez and Moreno, 2000; Stivala et al., 2001) and by having cancer chemopreventive properties (Jang et al., 1997).

    Food Processing & Food Products

    57.06 + 209.02

    MODIFIED ALTERNAN

    Four new Penicillium spp. isolates (NRRL 21996, NRRL 21967, NRRL 21968 and NRRL 21969) are capable of essentially quantitative conversion of native alternan to a polymeric modified form having a lower apparent molecular weight than native alternan.  It would have utility as a substitute for gum arabic for uses such as bulking agents and extenders in foods and cosmetics. 209.02Four new Penicillium spp. isolates (NRRL 21966, NRRL 21967, NRRL 21968, and NRRL 21969) are capable of essentially quantitative conversion of native alternan to a polymeric modified form having a lower apparent molecular weight than native alternan.  A fifth isolate (NRRL 30489) obtained from a survey of deposited organisms and classified as a Penicillium subgenus Biverticillium has the same ability.

    Food Processing & Food Products

    121.08

    NOVEL LIPID CONTAINING COMPOSITION PREPARED FROM STARCH-FATTY ACID COMPLEXES

    This invention covers starch-oil compositions prepared from amylose-containing starches

    Food Processing & Food Products

    1.05

    METHOD OF DETACHING MICROORGANISMS FROM, OR OF INHIBITING MICROBIAL ATTACHMENT TO, ANIMAL OR POULTRY CARCASSES OR SEAFOOD OR PARTS THEREOF

    Methods of detaching microorganisms (e.g., bacteria) from, or of inhibiting microbial (e.g., bacterial) attachment to, animal or poultry carcasses or seafood or parts thereof, wherein the method involves contacting animal or poultry carcasses or seafood or parts thereof at least once with at least one of the following:  (i) a polysulfated polysaccharide, (ii) carboxymethyl cellulose, or (iii) guanidine or arginine, optionally together with sodium chloride and at least one non-ionic surfactant, or (iv) mixtures thereof.

    Food Processing & Food Products

    53.11

    METHOD FOR DETECTING AND DISTINGUISHING INFECTIOUS NOROVIRUS FROM INACTIVATED NOROVIRUS

    The USDA has discovered that inactivation processes that damage the virus capsid generally results in norovirus that can’t attach to its receptor (as judged by inability to interact with swine mucin).  Thus using swine mucine, it is possible to distinguish between infectious norovirus and inactivated norovirus; using swine mucin magnetic beads, it is possible to extract only potentially infectious norovirus leaving behind inactivated virus.  By marrying this virus extraction method to RT-PCR detection techniques, ARS has made a practical assay for detection of infectious norovirus. 

    Food Processing & Food Products

    167.07

    METHODS OF SEPARATING OIL FROM OIL-CONTAINING SEEDS

    Nitrogen is pumped through a fritted disk at the bottom of a column containing an aqueous dispersion of finely milled germ. Foam containing 10% oil and surfactant protein overflowed through an outlet and is collected.

    Food Processing & Food Products

    67.11

    PROCESSES FOR ISOLATING GLYCOMACROPEPTIDES

    This invention recovers a high value peptide from excess whey products generated by the cheese-making industry and will aid utilizing whey protein products, increasing their commercial value and generating additional income for the dairy industry by providing a novel, beneficial nutraceutical ingredient at a low cost and in kilogram quantities.

    Food Processing & Food Products

    86.10

    DETECTION OF AFLATOXINS AND AFLATOXIGENIC ASPERGILLI IN NATURAL FUNGAL BOUQUETS

    The invention reports the ability to detect the unique volatile organic compound (VOC) emission output of aflatoxigenic aspergilli while in a natural fungal bouquet commonly found on almonds that have undergone standard processing and is ready for storage and/or shipping.

    Food Processing & Food Products

    90.10

    A DEVICE FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF GLUTEN QUALITY IN WHEAT MEALS
    AND FLOURS

    The invention is an electronic device for measuring gluten quality in cereals, specifically wheat grain.

    Food Processing & Food Products

    90.10

    METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MEASURING PROTEIN QUALITY

    The invention is an electronic device for measuring gluten quality in cereals, specifically wheat grain.  Measurement is based on sedimentation of ground grain meal or flour hydrated with acidic detergent, specifically sodium dodecylsulfate in lactic acid.

    Food Processing & Food Products

    5.13

    FUMIGANT AND ITS APPLICATION METHOD FOR PEST CONTROL

    The invention provides methods for post harvest disinfection of agricultural commodities using a nitric oxide as a fumigant.

    Food Processing & Food Products

    24.07

    FURANOCOUMARIN REMOVAL FROM GRAPEFRUIT JUICE BY EDIBLE FUNGAL HYPHAE

    The invention involves the use of fungal tissue for the removal of highly lipophilic furanocoumarins from grapefruit juice. This invention involves the nearly quantitative binding/adsorption of the grapefruit furanocoumarins to heat-killed (autoclaved) fungal hyphae.

    Food Processing & Food Products

    45.13

    UTILIZATION OF NON-NUTRITIVE ADSORBENTS TO SEQUESTER MYCOTOXINS DURING EXTRACTION OF PROTEIN OR OTHER VALUE ADDED COMPONENTS FROM MYCOTOXIN CONTAMINATED CEREAL OR SEED OIL MEAL

    A method for the removal of mycotoxins from cereal or oil seed meal that includes the use of a mycotoxin sequestrant to form a food grade composition for human consumption.  The composition contains no more or less than an FDA approved level of mycotoxin for a human food product.

    Food Processing & Food Products (Imaging)

    120.11

    SINGLE-CAMERA MULTI-MIRROR IMAGING METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR WHOLE-SURFACE INSPECTION OF ROTATING OBJECTS

    A device and method for automated whole-surface imaging and inspection of round-shaped objects such as fruits or vegetables.  The device is a single-camera multi-mirror imaging inspection system to detect surface defects and selected contamination on the outer surface of objects by rotation of the object either in place or while traveling on a processing line.

    Food Processing & Food Products (Imaging)

    95.13

    LINE-SCAN RAMAN IMAGING METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SAMPLE EVALUATION

    A line-scan-based hyperspectral Raman chemical imaging system that can be used to inspect bulk powder foods for contaminant detection and ingredient authentication.

    Food Processing & Food Products (Imaging)

    33.11 
     

    METHODS FOR ROTATING ROUND OBJECTS FOR WHOLE-SURFACE LINE-SCAN IMAGING

    This invention addresses the implementation of automated whole-surface imaging of round-shaped fruits without pause or interruption to the objects' travel on a continuously moving processing line.

    Food Processing & Food Products (Imaging)

    18.06

    FRUIT BIN FILLER AND ACCUMULATING MECHANISM

    The invention features a unique system for receiving fruit, randomly distributed from a feed conveyor, accumulating the fruit in a uniform mass, and then carefully placing it in a bin. Placement of fruit into a bulk container without damage or with minimal damage is a critical function on picking aids, mechanical harvesters, and especially in packing sheds.  The fruit industry does not have a commercial "dry" bin filler that does not inflict damage to fruit during filling.

    Food Processing & Food Products (Imaging)

    146.06

    SORTING OF AGRICULTURAL PROCESS STREAMS

    The invention relates to an apparatus for automated sorting of objects comprising a population, and for methods of sorting using same.

    Food Processing & Food Products (Imaging)

    104.07

    PORTABLE MULTISPECTRAL IMAGING SYSTEMS

    Our invention is a two-band spectral imaging system that acquires images of two spectral bands simultaneously.  To measure spectral response of the objects in a form of bundle of images, often called multi- or hyper-spectral imaging, is useful tool to identify the presence of specific substance and is widely used in agricultural industry such as food inspection and remote sensing.

     

     


    Plant Genes Available Technologies

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    Subject Matter

    Docket

    Title

    Description

    Plant Genes

    89.09

    BETA VULGARIS SERINE PROTEINASE INHIBITOR GENE BVSTI MEDIATES INSECT RESISTANCE IN TRANSGENIC PLANTS

    The USDA cloned a sugar beet (Beta vulgaris) gene that we show increases insect resistance in genetically engineered plants.

    Plant Genes

    145.12

    NOVEL CYTOCHROME P450 ENZYMES FROM SORGHUM BICOLOR

    Two cDNA clones, designated SbPRH1 and SbPRH2, were isolated from sorghum that code for cytochrome P450 enzymes that catalyze the formation of benzoquinine sorgoleone, a allelochemical that has the potential of becoming a natural herbicide.  The identification of SbPRH1 and SbPRH2 provides new genetic engineering opportunities in plants for altering sorgoleone content and related phenolic lipids in crop plants to potentially generate novel plant germplasm possessing enhanced resistance to diseases and/or the ability to resist weed infestations.

    Plant Genes

    62.09

    DEVELOPMENT OF VERY EARLY FLOWERING AND NORMAL FRUITING PLUM WITH FERTILE SEEDS

    This invention is the development of transgenic plum genotypes to flower very early and produce normal fruits and fertile seeds from pot-grown plum trees to drastically reduce the time interval from seed to seed generation for faster production of improved plum cultivars through conventional breeding, as well as through genetically engineering. 

    Plant Genes

    180.11

    USE OF THE PPTAC1 GENE FOR CONTROLLING TREE ARCHITECTURE

    The invention is a gene identified from peach that can be manipulated to influence branching angle and thus, overall tree architecture.

    Plant Genes

    65.04

    SOLANUM BULBOCASTANUM POLYUBIQUITIN BUL409 PROMOTER AND USES THEREOF

    The invention relates to isolated Solanum Bulbocastanum Bul 409 promoter sequences and uses thereof.

    Plant Genes

    9.10

    DUAL UNI-DIRECTIONAL RECOMBINASE MEDIATED
    CASSETTE EXCHANGE

    The invention relates to novel methods for carrying out recombinase mediated cassette exchange and uses thereof.  This strategy is intended for genome engineering of any crop species.  It uses site-specific recombinases for both genome targeted integration and simultaneously marker removal.

    Plant Genes

    1.10

    VACCINE FOR CONTROL OF CURTOVIRUS
    INFECTION OF PLANTS

    Method for induced silencing of Curtoviruses by treating plants with a suspension
    of Agrobacterium tumefaciens containing a construct that induces transient silencing of the primary curtoviruses (Beet severe curly top virus, Beet mild curly top virus, and Beet curly top virus) affecting agriculture in the United States.

     


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    Docket

    Title

    Description

    New Materials

    89.10

    PRODUCTION OF STABLE GLYCERIDES  OF CITRIC ACID:  GLYCEROL BLENDS

    Unique, inexpensive, solid, amorphous glycerides (citric acid polyester biopolymers) were obtained by short term microwave treatments, i.e., 48 or 60 sec, from various citric acid:glycerol blends.  These biopolymers were produced without use of additional solvents, catalysts, plasticizers or complicated chemical synthesis procedures.  Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy of these glycerides showed that citric acid formed stable polyesters and strong hydrogen bonds with glycerol.  Glycerides examined with differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and thermal gravimetric analyses (TGA) were highly thermally stable, up to 312oC.  These glycerides can be employed in a myriad of commercial uses such as packaging materials, extruded bioplastics etc.

    New Materials

    143.07

    MATERIAL COMPOSITIONS FOR REINFORCING IONIC POLYMER COMPOSITES

    The invention is related to the preparation of an ionic polymer composite material comprising a protein and carbohydrate-containing vegetable material component that serves as a reinforcement agent for the composite.

    New Materials

    1.08 + 37.13

    CARBONATE PHASE CHANGE MATERIALS

    This invention describes the use of oleochemical-based carbonates or their mixtures as novel compositions for use as phase change materials (PCM) for heat storage. Divisional 37.13. This invention describes the use of oleochemical-based carbonates or their mixtures as novel compositions for use as phase change materials (PCM) for heat storage.

    New Materials

    84.11

    A METHOD FOR THE SYNTHESIS OF 2-UNDECANONE

    Ketones may be produced in high yields from glycerides of short chain fatty acids by reaction with a carboxylic acid.  The reaction is conducted in the presence of a catalyst and under conditions effective for ketonization of decanoate with the carboxylic acid to produce free ketones. Reaction of a glyceride comprising at least one ester of decanoic acid with a carboxylic acid selected from acetic acid and/or propionic acid produces 2-undecanone and/or 3-dodecanone, respectively.  Catalysts of the formula FemCenAlpOx, wherein m is between about 0.2 to about 0.6, n is about 0.2, p is between about 0.6 to about 0.2, and x is greater than 0, produce significantly higher yields of the ketones than other known metal oxides.

    New Materials

    131.11

    PROTEIN-CYANOACRYLATE NANOPARTICLES THAT IMPROVE WETTING PROPERTY OF MATERIALS

    The invention consists of nanoparticles that alter the wetting property of a variety of different materials.   The nanoparticles are produced from porteins from cereal crops and other agriculture resources and are comprised of a protein-poly(alkyl-cyanoacrylate) or protein-poly(alkenyl-cyanoacrylate) block copolymer.  A potential use is as a substitute for automobile windshield coating.

    New Materials

    80.11

    CO-EXPRESSION OF A NOVEL XYLOSE ISOMERASE, AND XYLULOKINASE IN SACCHAROMYCES YEASTS FOR XYLOSE FERMENTATION

    The invention is the discovery of a novel xylose isomerase (XI) from the rumen bacterium (Prevotella ruminicola), and expression of the codon-optimized XI, as well as the P. ruminicola xylulose kinase (XK), in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. 

    New Materials

    15.11

    NOVEL AMYLOSE-FATTY ACID SALT COMPLEXES

    This invention relates to a novel composition and method for increasing viscosity or inducing gel formation with an amylose-fatty acid salt inclusion complex dispersion.

    New Materials

    99.10

    SUSTAINED RELEASE OF 1-METHYLCYCLOPROPENE FROM POLYMERIC DEVICES

    The invention includes a series of formulations of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) salts in various polymeric devices that can sustain release 1-MCP from the pre-incorporated salts, and methods to make the formulations.

    New Materials

    139.09

    NOVEL USE OF GLUCOSYLTRANSFERASE GENE

    This invention entails a novel glucosyltransferase gene called gtf-1 cloned from a yeast species (Candida bombicola) that can be used to produce a glycolipid called sophorolipid (SL).  SL is a biosurfactant that also has antimicrobial and skin-regeneration properties.  The glucosltransferase gene could potentially be used as a starting material to further construct new genetically engineered genes to make new biosurfactants for the soap/detergent, cosmetics, and oleochemicals industries.

    New Materials

    62.08

    SOLUTION BLOW SPINNING

    This invention describes the production of micro- and nano-sized fibers and threads by a novel spray (pressure) spinning technique.

    New Materials

    204.12

    METHODS TO PRODUCE KERATIN ELASTOMER BOUND TO ESSENTIAL OIL

    A method to produce keratin elastomer bound to essential oil that could potentially be used to replace petroleum-derived silicone.  Silicone is commonly used in personal-care formulations to provide lubricity, smoothness, shine, glossiness, elasticity, ease of spreading and the transport of beneficial ingredients. 

    New Materials

    229.13

    FERMENTATIVE PRODUCTION OF SOPHOROLOIDS FROM SOYBEAN AND OTHER VEGETABLE OILS

    Sophorolipids are surfactants and can be used in detergents in place of petroleum derived surfactants. This invention involves producing open chain sophorolipids by fermentation with Candida sp. NRRL Y-27208 or C. riodocensis.  Dimers and trimers of sophorolids are also produced. The sophorolipids may be subsequently recovered from the fermantation medium.

    New Materials

    10.09

    PROCESS FOR CONDUCTIVE ELASTOMERS FROM NATURAL RUBBER LATEX AND POLYANILINE

    This invention relates a process for producing an elastomeric conductive material as a blend of polyaniline (and its derivatives such as POEA and POMA) with natural rubber thorough of polymerization in situ of aniline in natural rubber latex.

    New Materials

    165.08

    SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SYNCHRONIZING WAVEFORM DATA WITH AN ASSOCIATED VIDEO

    The invention is a Video Synchronizer that allows a video recording to be precisely time-synchronized with waveform output from any type of electronic measurement device such as an electrocardiograph (EKG) or electrical penetration graph (EPG).

    New Materials

    41.04

    ANIMAL LEG SNARE DEVICE

    A leg snare apparatus and method for capturing animals uses a mechanical throw arm, that when triggered by an animal of sufficient size stepping on the pan, throws a snare up and around the leg of the animal.  The pan tension of the device may be readily adjusted to avoid being triggered by lighter weight non-target animals, and the pan may also be leveled. 

    New Materials

    149.07

    A METHOD FOR  BINDING COMPOUNDS TO TEXTILES.

    Antibacterial drugs are chemically altered to behave as reactive dyes; and then using the reactive dye method, the chemically reactive antibacterial drug(s) are covalently bound to cotton fabric or yarn.

    New Materials (Bioenergy Byproduct)

    110.12

    PROCESS FOR PRODUCING IMPROVED ZEIN ARTICLES

    This invention involves the production of cross-linked zein articles prepared by a melt process where zein is mixed with polyethylene maleic anhdyride.  This process provides a zein article that has reduced solubility in acetic acid (a solvent that normally dissolves unaltered zein) and/or increased tensile strength.  Zein is a by-product of bio-ethanol production.

    New Materials (Bioenergy Byproduct)

    149.10 + 82.13

    METHODS FOR PRODUCTION OF VALUE ADDED CO-PRODUCTS FROM ETHANOL PRODUCTION PROCESSES

    Methods for processing liquid streams from ethanol production processes to provide value added co-products, including but not limited to a mineral supplement and modified solubles, which are value added for fish feed and other animal feed. Continuation in part 82.13 invention relates to methods for processing liquid streams from ethanol production processes to provide value added co-products, including but not limited to a mineral supplement and modified solubles, which are value-added for fish feed and other animal feed.

    New Materials (Bioenergy Byproduct)

    59.09 + 191.13

    BIOLOGICAL/ELECTROLYTIC CONVERSION OF BIOMASS TO HYDROCARBONS

    A process that converts volatile fatty acids produced from anaerobic fermentation of cellulosic biomass into biobased fuels and biobased products.

    New Materials (Insect Repellent)

    152.11

    INSECT REPELLENT LACTAMS

    USDA has identified promising insect repellent property of lactam.

    New Materials (Insect Repellent)

    99.03

    METHODS OF SEPARATING ZE-NEPETALACTONE AND EZ-NEPETALACTONE FROM CATNIP OIL

     A method of separating ZE-nepetalactone and EZ-nepetalactone from catnip oil involving mixing catnip oil dissolved in a least one water immiscible, non-halogenated organic solvent with at least one inorganic base dissolved in water to form a biphasic mixture, stirring the biphasic mixture to hydrolyze ZE-nepetalactone to form ZE-nepetalic acid, separating the aqueous phase containing ZE-nepetalic acid from the organic phase containing EZ-nepetalactone in the biphasic mixture, and optionally acidifying the aqueous phase to about pH 4.5 and adding at least one water immiscible, non-halogenated organic solvent to azeotropically lactonize the ZE-nepetalic acid in the presence of a catalytic amount of p-toluene sulfonic acid to form ZE-nepetalactone.

    New Materials (Insect Repellent)

    47.09

    NATURAL PRODUCT BASED CHROMENE ANALOGS AS MOSQUITO REPELLENTS

    This invention discribes the structures, activities and synthetic methods of chromenes and their analogs as repellents that can be used as personal protection against blood sucking and biting insects and arthropods such as mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas.

    New Materials (Insect Repellent)

    47.10

    NOVEL CLERODANES AND METHODS FOR REPELLING ARTHROPODS

    A method for repelling mosquitoes involving treating a subject or an object with a mosquito repellent made from essential oil extracts of Callicarpa americana and Callicarpa japonica.
     

    New Materials (Insect Repellent)

    196.00

    METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR REPELLING ARTHROPODS

    The  invention described here pertains to naturally produced chemical inhibitorsthat prevent hungry mosquitoes from finding a human host.  The primary inhibitor is 1-methylpiperazine.

    New Materials (Insect Repellent)

    210.02

    ORGANOPHOSPHATE INSECTICIDE SYNERGISTS FOR FLY AND TICK CONTROL

    A class of UVA- and UVB- absorbing esters has been derived from milkweed oil by modification with a variety of cinnamic acids.  These agents have the advantage of being synthesized from natural materials, while providing a value-added use for the oil.  They are readily formulated into standard UV-absorbing daily-wear cosmetic, hair and skin care, and sunscreen formulations.

    New Materials (Insect Repellent)

    210.02

    ORGANOPHOSPHATE INSECTICIDE SYNERGISTS FOR FLY AND TICK CONTROL

    A class of UVA- and UVB- absorbing esters has been derived from milkweed oil by modification with a variety of cinnamic acids.  These agents have the advantage of being synthesized from natural materials, while providing a value-added use for the oil.  They are readily formulated into standard UV-absorbing daily-wear cosmetic, hair and skin care, and sunscreen formulations.

     


    Biological Materials

    Each year, approximately 60 new patents are issued by the U.S. Patent Office for USDA inventions. The Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) transfers these inventions through licenses to the private sector for commercialization. Below are links to technologies that are available for licensing. Please contact OTT licensing staff for more information on a specific invention.

    B 0001.04 (hybridoma cell line)
    THIAMETHOXAM MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY 2TH2E1E2A11

    B 0001.05 (hybridoma cell line)
    ZILPATEROL MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY 3H5

    B 0001.06 (hybridoma cell line)
    BOVINE VIRAL DIARRHEA (BVD) MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY BZ-32

    B 0001.07 (hybridoma cell line)
    MAREK'S DISEASE VIRUS MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY 2BN90

    B 0001.08 (hybridoma cell line)
    C1749 MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY

    B 0001.09 (hybridoma cell line)
    ANTI-LEUKOTOXIN MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY

    B 0001.10 (hybridoma cell line)
    BOVINE VIRAL DISEASE VIRUS MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY N2

    B 0001.11 (hybridoma cell line)
    MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY FUMO-15

    B 0001.12 (microbial isolate)
    LEPTOSPIRA BORGPETERSENII SEROVAR HARDJO ISOLATE HB15B 016

    B 0001.13 (microbial isolate)
    CVRM2 MAREK’S DISEASE VACCINE VIRUS

    B 0001.14 (cloned genetic material)
    STX2A RECOMBINANT TOXOID

    B 0002.04 (hybridoma cell line)
    AFLATOXIN MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY P2G8-2-D2

    B 0002.05 (hybridoma cell line)
    ZEARALENONE ANTIBODY CLONE "11"

    B 0002.06 (hybridoma cell line)
    BOVINE VIRAL DIARRHEA (BVD) MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY BZ-52

    B 0002.07 (hybridoma cell line)
    MAREK'S DISEASE VIRUS MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY L78.2

    B 0002.08 (hybridoma cell line)
    REV MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY 11C237

    B 0002.10 (hybridoma cell line)
    DON/NIV MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY PRODUCING CLONE 1-6.2.6

    B 0002.11 (hybridoma cell line)
    MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY FOR SOYBEAN RUST DIAGNOSTIC ASSAY

    B 0002.12 (microbial isolate)
    LEPTOSPIRA BORGPETERSENII SEROVAR HARDJO ISOLATE HB15B 320

    B 0002.13 (cloned genetic material)
    3ABC*-HIS-TAGGED PROTEIN AND PET-3ABC*

    B 0003.04 (hybridoma cell line)
    SECALINS MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY 3C1F2

    B 0003.05 (hybridoma cell line)
    ZEARALENONE ANTIBODY CLONE "21"

    B 0003.06 (hybridoma cell line)
    BOVINE VIRAL DIARRHEA (BVD) MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY CA-72

    B 0003.07 (hybridoma cell line)
    MAREK'S DISEASE VIRUS MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY Y5.9

    B 0003.08 (hybridoma cell line)
    REV MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY 11E32

    B 0003.10 (cell line)
    PORCINE CIRCOVIRUS-FREE PORCINE KIDNEY CELLS (PK-15)

    B 0003.11 (hybridoma cell line)
    MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY FOR SOYBEAN RUST DIAGNOSTIC ASSAY

    B 0003.12 (hybridoma cell line)
    MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY SPECIFIC FOR E. COLI O26

    B 0003.13 (microbial isolate)
    LEPTOSPIRA SEROVAR HARDJO ISOLATE 15B 203

    B 0004.04 (hybridoma cell line)
    GLIADINS MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY 9B12.C10.F2

    B 0004.05 (microbial isolate)
    STEINERNEMA RIOBRAVE (STRAIN 3-3)

    B 0004.06 (hybridoma cell line)
    BOVINE VIRAL DIARRHEA (BVD) MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY CA-82

    B 0004.08 (hybridoma cell line)
    ALV MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY J47

    B 0004.10 (cloned genetic material)
    PORCINE CIRCOVIRUS TYPE 1 (PCV1)

    B 0004.12 (hybridoma cell line)
    MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY SPECIFIC FOR E. COLI O111

    B 0005.04 (hybridoma cell line)
    MYCOTOXIN DEOXYNIVALENOL CLONE #1 MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES

    B 0005.05 (microbial isolate)
    STEINERNEMA RIOBRAVE (STRAIN 7-12)

    B 0005.06 (cell line)
    INTERNAL CONTROL PLASMID FOR AVIAN INFLUENZA AND NEWCASTLE DISEASE VIRUS

    B 0005.07 (virus strain)
    DETECTION OF BVDV1B

    B 0005.08 (hybridoma cell line)
    REV MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY 11A25

    B 0005.10 (cloned genetic material)
    PORCINE CIRCOVIRUS TYPE 2 (PCV2)

    B 0005.11 (cloned genetic material)
    POLYPROBE FOR POME AND STONE FRUIT TREE VIROIDS (6 VIROIDS)

    B0005.12 (hybridoma cell line)
    MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY 587 FOR METHYL BENZIMIDAZOLECARBAMATES

    B 0006.04 (hybridoma cell line)
    THIAMETHOXAM MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY 2TH3D1F2D4

    B 0006.05 (hybridoma cell line)
    MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY SPECIFIC FOR BABESIA CABALLI

    B 0006.06 (cloned genetic material)
    POSITIVE CONTROL PLASMID FOR AI MATRIX RRT-PCR TEST

    B 0006.08 (hybridoma cell line)
    MDV MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY H19

    B 0006.10 (hybridoma cell line)
    HYBRIDOMA CELL LINE A1

    B 0007.04 (hybridoma cell line)
    MYCOTOXIN DEOXYNIVALENOL CLONE #4 MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY

    B 0007.05 (cloned genetic material)
    RECOMBINANT PLASMID PRAP1(60)

    B 0007.06 (cloned genetic material)
    POSITIVE CONTROL PLASMID FOR AI H5 RRT-PCR TEST

    B 0007.08 (hybridoma cell line)
    MDV MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY T65

    B 0008.04 (hybridoma cell line)
    MYCOTOXIN DEOXYNIVALENOL CLONE #22 MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY

    B 0008.06 (cloned genetic material)
    POSITIVE CONTROL PLASMID FOR AI H7 RRT-PCR TEST

    B 0008.08 (hybridoma cell line)
    MDV MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY 1AN86

    B 0009.04 (microbial isolate)
    LACTOBACILLUS BUCHNERI TY-16

    B 0009.06 (hybridoma cell line)
    MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES FOR USE IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF NEOSPOROSIS

    B 0009.08 (hybridoma cell line)
    ALV MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY G2

    B 0010.04 (hybridoma cell line)
    ANTI-LEUKOTOXIN MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY

    B 0010.06 (hybridoma cell line)
    MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES FOR USE IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF NEOSPOROSIS

    B 0010.08 (hybridoma cell line)
    ALV MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY JE9

    B 0011.06 (hybridoma cell line)
    MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES FOR CAPRINE ARTHRITIS-ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS

    B 0011.08 (hybridoma cell line)
    ALV MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY 6AL20

    B 0012.06 (hybridoma cell line)
    MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES TO DETECT CAPRINE ARTHRITIS-ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS

    B 0012.08 (hybridoma cell line)
    ALV MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY 6AL22

    B 0013.08 (hybridoma cell line)
    ALV MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY 6AL42

    B 0014.08 (hybridoma cell line)
    REV MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY 11F667

    B 0015.08 (hybridoma cell line)
    MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY TO DETECT BABESIA BIGEMIA

     

     

     


    Last Modified: 6/9/2014