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Raffi Van Aroian






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Title: Anthelmintic Compositions and Methods. UMMS16-43; Patent Pending. 

  • This technology is based on the novel discovery that crystal proteins are highly potent anthelmintics. The invention comprises compositions and methods to treat a parasitic worm infection by administering to a subject a recombinant gram-positive bacterium expressing a crystal protein. The invention further discloses combination therapies wherein the recombinant bacteria is combined with a nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist.


Innovation Topics: Small MoleculesAgricultural ChemAnthelminticParasitic worm