BIO Process Innovation

West Lafayette, IN 47906

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 1
Total Value of Awards $0.0
First Award Date 09/15/95
Most Recent Award Date 09/15/95

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Choi Hojoon Choi 1

1 Award Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Budget: 09/15/95 - 03/14/96

Although taxol, paclitaxel, is one of the most promising anticancer drugs, the supply of taxol has not met the market demands. To date taxol production is limited and dependent on extraction from bark of yew tree, Taxus brevifolia. Chemical synthesis of taxol gives low yield, semi- synthetic production re...