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Catalog Number 99.0008.001
Object Name Bottle, Medicine
Title Ben Venue Laboratories, Inc. Berlex Laboratories Fludara (Fludarabine phosphate)
Description Clear lucite cube with a vial of Fludara imbedded in it. Original cardboard boxes, white with blue stripes and black lettering.

99.0008.001.01 - Vial of Fludara in lucite block
99.0008.001.02 - Original cardboard box for five single doses
99.0008.001.03 - Original cardboard box for single dose

Date 1999
Collection Office of Technology Transfer
Accession number 99.0008.001
Caption Ben Venue Laboratories, Inc. Berlex Laboratories Fludara (Fludarabine phosp
Catalog date 2000-03-15
Catalog type History
Provenance Developed under license L-003-84/2 from NIH for treatment of chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL). NDC #50419-511-06. Composed of Fludarabine phosphate 50 mg, mannitol 50 mg, and sodium hydroxide to adjust pH to 7.7. Distributed by Berlex Laboratories (Richmond, CA 94806), manufactured by Ben Venue Laboratories. From NIH Office of Technology Transfer Information Sheet, September 2003: "The inventions were made by grantees of the National Cancer Institute, Drs. John A. Montgomery and Anita T. Shortnacy at the Southern Research Institute. They discovered the anti-leukemia activity of a fluorinated nucleotide analog of the antiviral agent vidarabine."
Other Name Cancer Drug, Chemotherapeutic
Notes Sheet 1234, Neg. 2
Number of images 1
Updated 2017-01-31
Condition Excellent
Credit line Berlex Laboratories
Organizations NIH; NCI (National Cancer Institute)
Southern Research Institute
NIH Property # none
Old NIH Property # none
Serial # none
People Shortnacy, Anita T.
Montgomery, John A.