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Conservation of Prions and Chlamidiae


Preservation Prions and Chlamydiae Stored in the State Virus Collection in Russia

Tech Area / Field

  • BIO-CGM/Cytology, Genetics and Molecular Biology/Biotechnology
  • BIO-MIB/Microbiology/Biotechnology

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Senior Project Manager
Melnikov V G

Leading Institute
Ivanovsky Institute of Virology, Russia, Moscow


  • Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research/US Food and Drug Administration, USA, MD, Rockville\nOxxon Therapeutics, Inc., USA, MA, Boston

Project summary

To keep chlamidiae and prions genofund of XX century. To elaborate optimal preservaton methods of the strains for the purpose of long storage. To determine the regularities for the process of anabiosis of lyophilized pathogens.To study the biology, structure and genetic parameters of prions and chlamidiae, long keeping without any passages in comparison with new isolated for the last 5 years.


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