Handheld Aptamer-Magnetic Bead-Quantum Dot Sensor for Rickettsiae

Period of Performance: 04/21/2012 - 09/20/2013

$327K

Phase 2 SBIR

Recipient Firm

Operational Technologies Corporation
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78229
Principal Investigator

Abstract

Operational Technologies Corporation (OpTech) has completed a successful Phase I SBIR contract in which 124 new candidate DNA aptamer sequences against five different species of rickettsiae were developed and screened by ELISA-like plate assay. Several pi