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Availability for Non-Exclusive, Exclusive, or Partially Exclusive Licensing of U.S. Patent Application Concerning Arthropod Repellent Pharmacophore Models, Compounds Identified as Fitting the Pharmacophore Models, and Methods of Marking and Using Thereof

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AGENCY:

Department of the Army, DoD.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

In accordance with 37 CFR 404.6 and 404.7, announcement is made of the availability for licensing of U.S. Patent Application No. 10/701,565 entitled “Arthropod Repellent Pharmacophore Models, Compounds Identified as Fitting the Pharmacophore Models, and Methods of Marking and Using Thereof,” filed November 6, 2003. Foreign rights are also available (PCT/US03/35424). The United States Government, as represented by the Secretary of the Army, has rights in this invention.

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Commander, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, ATTN: Command Judge Advocate, MCMR-ZA-J, 504 Scott Street, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD 21702-5012.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

For patent issues, Ms. Elizabeth Arwine, Patent Attorney, (301) 619-7808. For licensing issues, Dr. Paul Mele, Office of Research & Technology Assessment, (301) 619-6664, both at telefax (301) 619-5034.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Disclosed herein is a pharmacophore model for arthropod repellent activity and methods of making and using thereof. The pharmacophore comprises two hydrophobic aliphatic functions, one aromatic function and one hydrogen bond acceptor function. The pharmacophore model was made using a test set of arthropod repellent compounds. Also disclosed are arthropod repellent compounds identified by screening databases with the pharmacophore model. Also disclosed are methods of repelling arthropods from a surface or area. Compositions and formulations comprising the compounds of the present invention as well as objects having the compounds of the present invention are disclosed.

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Brenda S. Bowen,

Army Federal Register Liaison Officer.

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