Ricin

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Ricin

A protein found in castor beans. Ricin is poisonous and has been used in biological warfare.
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Further formulated by Soligenix to have enhanced thermostability, RiVax has demonstrated up to 100% protection in mice and non-human primates subsequently exposed to lethal doses of ricin toxin either systemically or by aerosol.
Our biodefense products in development are bioengineered vaccines designed to protect against the deadly effects of ricin toxin and botulinum toxin, both of which are considered serious bioterrorism threats.
(NASDAQ: SNGX) has received notice of allowance for European and Canadian patent applications further extending protection around ThermoVax including coverage of the company's ricin toxin vaccine, RiVax, the company said.
Jaax, "Ricin Toxin," Medical Aspects of Chemical and Biological Warfare, (Washington, DC: Borden Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center) 1997, Chapter 32, pp.
Ricin toxin. In: Sidell FR, Takafuji ET, Franz DR, eds.
Ricin toxin and the antiplant agents wheat bunt and corn smut were also produced.
M2 PHARMA-March 27, 2018-European Commission grants orphan drug designation to Soligenix's recombinant modified ricin toxin A-chain subunit