* Synsorb Biotech Inc., of Calgary, Alberta, was awarded U.S. patentNo. 5,484,773 covering the use of its technology for the treatment ofgastroenteric conditions.

* Xoma Corp., of Berkeley, Calif., was issued U.S. patent No.5,484,704 covering a diagnostic assay for measuring levels oflipopolysaccharide binding protein in human blood.

* Zynaxis Inc., of Malvern, Pa., was awarded patents covering theuse of Zyn-Linker molecules to deliver drugs to reduce unwantedcellular adhesions, and covering nasal delivery of vaccines toimmunize against certain types of respiratory viruses.

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