Accession Number : ADA955126

Title :   Meningococcal Polysaccharide - Type A.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 15 Nov 69-15 May 70,

Corporate Author : SQUIBB INST FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH NEW BRUNSWICK NJ

Personal Author(s) : Berk,B.

Report Date : MAY 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : Sixteen 100 liter tank fermentations were required to isolate 19 grams of Type A polysaccharide. The fermentation process for Type A was carried out with little difficulty. The isolation of the Type A polysaccharide however was arduous and was the major reason for yields of less than 1.2 grams per tank.

Descriptors :   *POLYSACCHARIDES, *NEISSERIA MENINGITIDIS, PREPARATION, FERMENTATION, ISOLATION, CULTURES(BIOLOGY), MEDICAL RESEARCH

Subject Categories : Biochemistry
      Microbiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE