U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Paul Kovac

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Tel: 301-496-3569
Email: kovac@mail.nih.gov

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  • Senior InvestigatorLaboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry, NIDDK, NIH1983-present
  • Group LeaderBachem, Inc.1981-1982
  • Senior ScientistInstitute of Chemistry, Slovak Academy of Sciences1969-1981
  • Post-doctoral FellowPurdue University, Department of Biochemistry1967-1968
  • Ph.D.Institute of Chemistry, Slovak Academy of Sciences1967
  • M.S.Slovak Technical University1962

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Paul Kovac, Ph.D., Dr. h.c.

Section Chief, Carbohydrates SectionLaboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry
  • Chemistry/Chemical Biology


Patents, materials, and other research resources appear below. Some resources may be available for use through Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs) or licensing agreements.

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Linking compounds useful for coupling carbohydrates to amine-containing carriers (U.S. Patent Number 5,952,454)

The present invention provides a method to couple a glycosyl donor to an amine-containing carrier or substrate material using as a spacer a compound of the general formula I: ##STR1## in which n and m are each independently an integer of from 1 to…

Novel conjugate vaccine process, cholera vaccine (U.S. Patent Number 61/507,054)

A new conjugate vaccine for cholera has been developed. The invention includes a new method to conjugate the O-specific polysaccharide-core part of the bacterial lipopolysaccharide and protein subcomponents. Conventional technology has entailed…

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Clinical Trials

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