Research Interests

Published patents and their application

Bacterial pheromones and uses thereof (co-authors: G V Mukamolova, A S Kaprelyants, D I Young & D B Kell).

1997: Priority filing (UK patent application 9711389.8)

1998: PCT phase International application (PCT/GB98/01619)

2000: South African Patent Number 98/4838

2002: Australian Patent Number 77797/98

2004: New Zealand Patent Number 501568

2006: Eurasian Patent Number 200001127

Rpf proteins are now being validated as vaccine candidates (Aeras 407) in clinical trial phase I (AERAS Global TB Vaccine Foundation). Please see Stop TB Partnership for further information.

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