Rory James Kern

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A catalytic bioscavenger with broad substrate specificity for the therapeutic and prophylactic defense against recognized chemical threat agents has been a long standing objective of civilian and military research. A catalytic bioscavenger utilizing the bacterial enzyme organophosphorus hydrolase (OPH) is characterized in these studies, and has potential(More)
Enzyme-based Detoxification of Organophosphorus Neurotoxic Pesticides and Chemical Warfare Agents. (December 2007) Rory James Kern, B.S., Texas A&M University Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. James Wild There are some 15,000 known organophosphorus chemicals. Some of these OP’s, including VX and paraoxon, demonstrate an acute neurotoxicity due to the(More)
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