Mendel Biotechnology

Hayward, CA 94545

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 1
Total Value of Awards $112K
First Award Date 05/10/02
Most Recent Award Date 05/10/02

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Broun Pierre E Broun 1

1 Award Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Budget: 05/10/02 - 04/30/03

Paclitaxel, a molecule produced from yew tree extracts, is a leading drug for the treatment of a variety of cancers. Clinical data suggest that the number of its applications will increase in the future. However, because trees grow slowly and produce taxanes in very low quantities, supply of raw material has become an increasing problem. Ferment...