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Title: High molecular weight polysaccharide that binds and inhibits virus

This invention provides a high molecular weight polysaccharide capable of binding to and inhibiting virus and related pharmaceutical formulations and methods on inhibiting viral infectivity and/or pathogenicity, as well as immunogenic compositions. The invention further 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.
Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1117665
Assignee:
World Force Technologies, LLC (Newport, OR) DOESC
Patent Number(s):
8,629,121
Application Number:
12/694,226
Contract Number:
FG09-93ER20097
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2010 Jan 26
Research Org:
World Force Technologies, LLC, Newport, OR, USA
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
60 APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES

Works referenced in this record:

Grape Seed Extract Activates Th1 Cells In Vitro
journal, March 2002

Antiviral property and mechanisms of a sulphated polysaccharide from the brown alga Sargassum patens against Herpes simplex virus type 1
journal, November 2006