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US20130071943 SURFACE WITH TWO PAINT STRIPS FOR DETECTION AND WARNING OF CHEMICAL WARFARE AND RADIOLOGICAL AGENTS  
A system for warning of corrosion, chemical, or radiological substances. The system comprises painting a surface with a paint or coating that includes an indicator material and monitoring the...
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A method of use of an activatable bioluminescent probe system includes: providing a bioluminescent protein and a quencher in a reaction environment; modifying a ligand between the quencher and the...
US20140249050 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR THE MANIPULATION OF MICROCARRIERS FOR AN IDENTIFICATION PURPOSE  
Disclosed is a method for the manipulation for an identification purpose of a microcarrier comprising the steps of: (a) an identification purpose step of the microcarrier; and (b) a positioning...
US20120135528 PAINT FOR DETECTION OF RADIOLOGICAL OR CHEMICAL AGENTS  
A paint that warns of radiological or chemical substances comprising a paint operatively connected to the surface, an indicator material carried by the paint that provides an indication of the...
US20110008896 Paint for Detection of Radiological or Chemical Agents  
A paint that warns of radiological or chemical substances comprising a paint operatively connected to the surface, an indicator material carried by the paint that provides an indication of the...
US20120270262 METHODS FOR MOBILE ZINC MEASUREMENT  
This invention relates to a method for using a zinc sensor compound to detect a disease associated with the disruption of zinc homeostasis, such as prostate cancer. The zinc sensor compound...
US20120196375 Compositions and Methods for Detection of Soils on Fabrics  
The present invention is in the field of household cleaning, for example laundry products and methods. The invention is directed to the use of indicator materials, such as fluorescent indicator...
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A System and method for self-checking a fluorometer for failure or deteriorated performance includes fluorescent reference standards mounted on a support to move with respect to one or more fixed...
US20100317097 SYNTHETIC MOLECULES THAT SPECIFICALLY REACT WITH TARGET SEQUENCES  
The present invention features biarsenical molecules. Target sequences that specifically react with the biarsenical molecules are also included. The present invention also features kits that...
US20100329990 LUMINESCENT MARKERS  
The invention relates to luminescent proteins, nucleic acids encoding same, compositions and combinations comprising the proteins, and methods using the proteins, nucleic acids, compositions and...
US20110256580 LC-MFR-MS-Based Method and Apparatus for Screening a New Drug Candidate  
The present invention relates to a method for screening a new drug candidate using a liquid chromatography/microfluidic device/mass spectrometry system, and to a liquid chromatography/microfluidic...
US20120269901 Methods and Compounds Useful to Induce Apoptosis in Cancer Cells  
The present invention provides a method for treating cancer in a mammal comprising contacting the cancer cells with a compound which is a apogossypol, derivative.
US20130059398 USE OF NOVEL MATERIALS IN MARKER SYSTEMS  
The present invention relates to the use of marker systems for the security and tracing of items, articles, goods, vehicles or persons. The present invention provides a marker for applying to the...
US20120034702 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MEASURING FLUORESCENCE IN LIQUIDS  
A method of measuring the fluorescence of a fluorescent marker compound dissolved or dispersed in a bulk material includes: (a) measuring a characteristic of the fluorescence of a mixture of said...
US20130014977 Plated Through Hole Void Detection in Printed Circuit Boards by Detecting Material Coupling to Exposed Laminate  
An approach is provided in detecting plated-through hole defects in printed circuit boards (PCBs). The printed circuit board is exposed to a modified-silane solution. The modified-silane solution...
US20110230442 NA CHANNELS, DISEASE, AND RELATED ASSAYS AND COMPOSITIONS  
Disclosed are molecules and their synthesis, for use in blocking gated ion channels such as voltage-gated sodium channels (VGSCs) and prostate voltage sodium channels (PVSCs). These inhibitors...
US20140106465 LUMINESCENT NANOSYSTEMS  
The present invention relates to nanosystems comprising metal atomic quantum clusters (AQCs) of at least two different sizes encapsulated in a cavity with an inner diameter less than or equal to...
US20110176962 QUANTUM DOT-BASED ENVIRONMENTAL INDICATORS  
A detection method and indicator are disclosed that includes quantum dots that fluoresce under illumination of a first light having a first wavelength to indicate the presence of a predetermined...
US20130302905 INCREASED DEPTH-RESOLUTION MICROSCOPY  
A method for high-resolution luminescence microscopy of a sample marked with marking molecules that can be activated to excite particular luminescent radiation, including: repeated activation of a...
US20100297777 SUB-DIFFRACTION LIMIT IMAGE RESOLUTION AND OTHER IMAGING TECHNIQUES  
The present invention generally relates to sub-diffraction limit image resolution and other imaging techniques. In one aspect, the invention is directed to determining and/or imaging light from...
US20140024131 HYBRID NANOSTRUCTURES FOR MOLECULAR ANALYSIS  
A hybrid nanostructure for molecular analysis is disclosed. The structure includes a plurality of nanofingers wherein each nanofinger is coated with a metal coating, is attached at one end to a...
US20120021410 TRIGGERED MOLECULAR GEOMETRY BASED BIOIMAGING PROBES  
The present embodiments relate to engineering imaging probes based on “triggered molecular geometry.” Upon detection of a molecular signal, nucleic acid hairpin monomers assemble an imageable...
US20150010903 Real Time Diagnostic Assays Using an Evanescence Biosensor  
The present invention relates to a method for the detection of a substance in an aqueous, physiological or chemical liquid using the evanescence field method, and to a diagnostic device for...
US20140142171 ANTI-GLYCATION AGENT COMPRISING A GARCINIA KOLA EXTRACT OR FRACTION  
An anti-glycation agent includes a Garcinia kola extract or fraction. The compositions including the extract or the fraction are used to inhibit the glycation of proteins, in particular the...
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System, including methods and apparatus, for performing droplet-based assays that are controlled and/or calibrated using signals detected from droplets.
US20120083038 Methods for Detecting the Presence or Absence of Blood  
The present invention relates to methods for detecting presence, or absence, of blood. Specifically, the present invention relates to methods for detecting the presence, or absence, of blood,...
US20100203572 METHOD FOR CARRYING OUT AND EVALUATING MIX & MEASURE ASSAYS FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF REACTION KINETICS, CONCENTRATIONS AND AFFINITIES OF ANALYTES IN MULTIPLEX FORMAT  
The invention relates to a method comprising the following steps: a) use of a support which has at least two different microparticle populations immobilized thereon; b) measuring the fluorescence...
US20110091978 STABILIZATION OF SIGNAL GENERATION IN PARTICLES USED IN ASSAYS  
Methods and reagents are disclosed for conducting assays. Embodiments of the present methods and reagents are concerned with a solid support such as, for example, a particle. The support comprises...
US20140127679 Chemical probe compounds that become fluorescent upon reduction, and methods for their use  
Chemical stain compounds containing a fluorophore and a reducible quenching unit are disclosed. The reducible quenching unit quenches the fluorophore while in its oxidized state. Upon reduction,...
US20110117591 CHEMICAL PROBE COMPOUNDS THAT BECOME FLUORESCENT UPON REDUCTION, AND METHODS FOR THEIR USE  
Chemical stain compounds containing a fluorophore and a reducible quenching unit are disclosed. The reducible quenching unit quenches the fluorophore while in its oxidized state. Upon reduction,...
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This invention includes a compound represented by the following structural formula (I) or an acceptable salt thereof.
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In accordance with one embodiment of the present disclosure, a method for quantitatively or semi-quantitatively determining the volume of a test sample of urine is provided. The method includes...
US20110111518 GRANULAR NANOPARTICLES HAVING BRIGHT FLUORESCENCE AND GIANT RAMAN ENHANCEMENTS  
The present invention provides nanoparticles having bright fluorescence, where the total number of photons emitted from a single nanoparticle upon excitation with an excitation wavelength of the...
US20110111388 METHOD FOR THE SENSITIVE DETECTION OF POLYAMINO ACIDS AND OTHER MACRO-MOLECULES  
The invention relates to a method for the detection of an analyte containing polyamino acid. The object of the invention is to detect polyamino acids in a highly sensitive manner. The object is...
US20110117667 PHOTOINDUCED SIGNAL AMPLIFICATION THROUGH EXTERNALLY SENSITIZED PHOTOFRAGMENTATION IN MASKED PHOTOSENSITIZERS AND PHOTOAMPLIFIED FLUORESCENCE TURN-OFF SYSTEM  
Provided is a photoamplified fluorescence turn-off assay where a masked photosensitizer is mixed with a fluorescent molecule. This mixture is brightly fluorescent because the masked...
US20050063868 Method of measuring surfactant penetration in an air filter assembly  
The present invention is generally directed toward a method of measuring surfactant penetration into a foam layer of a filter for an air filter assembly. The method comprises the addition of a dye...
US20110003397 Solvatochromic functional monomer and the use thereof for chemosensing by solvatochromic molecular imprinting  
The present invention relates to a solvatochromic functional monomer having the chemical structure as shown in the accompanying drawing (FIG. 3), and a process for preparing the solvatochromic...
US20120295278 FLUORESCENCE DETECTING METHOD, METHOD FOR PRODUCING FLUORESCENT BEADS, AND FLUORESCENT BEADS  
Two or more kinds of fluorescent beads containing at least two kinds of basic fluorochromes different in fluorescence intensity, fluorescence wavelength, and fluorescence relaxation time from each...
US20130115710 TUNING OF METAL ENHANCED EMISSIONS OF LONG-LIVED LUMINESCENT COMPOUNDS  
The present invention provides for the surface plasmon-enhancement of long lived luminescent compounds, thereby providing for methods and systems having enhanced and controllable rates of the...
US20120225021 STABLE COLLOIDAL GOLD NANOPARTICLES WITH CONTROLLABLE SURFACE MODIFICATION AND FUNCTIONALIZATION  
In the present invention, a method of producing stable bare colloidal gold nanoparticles is disclosed. The nanoparticles can subsequently be subjected to partial or full surface modification. The...
US20090163831 Methods for the detection of ultraviolet light reactive alternative cellular energy pigments (ACE-pigments)  
Ultraviolet light reactive alternative cellular energy pigments (ACE-pigments) are produced in response to certain types of viral infections, and in other pathological circumstances. ACE-pigments...
US20090142856 Use of unique fluorochromes in rapid test systems  
The present invention includes an assay method for detecting an analyte in a sample. The assay includes a solid surface such as a nitrocellulose membrane. It also includes providing a sample is...
US20150064799 EXCITATION-DEPENDENT FLUORESCENT ORGANIC NANOPARTICLES  
A series of self-assembled monoacylglycerol clusters with excitation-dependent visible fluorescence have been developed.
US20140004620 VISUALIZATION KIT COMPRISING A FLUORESCENT AGENT AND A CYANOACRYLATE, AND METHOD OF COFUMIGATION OF A FLUORESCENT AGENT AND A CYANOACRYLATE  
The present invention relates to a visualization kit including (A) a cyanoacrylate and (B) a fluorescent agent having a molecular weight of less than 400 g·mol−1, a sublimation temperature of less...
US20150110671 METHODS FOR USING ROSE BENGAL FOR DETECTION OF OXIDATIVE DECOMPOSITION OF CONTAMINANTS  
Rose Bengal for detecting a presence of and decomposing contaminants. A method of detecting the presence of a contaminant includes treating a substrate with Rose Bengal and exposing the substrate...
US20150233815 Microplate Reader with Lid Lifter for Microplates  
Microplate reader has a housing, at least one optical measuring/detection device, a microplate support, a moving unit and an integrated lid holding apparatus. The lid holding apparatus moves the...
US20110117666 FLUORESCENT PROBE  
A fluorescent probe comprising a compound represented as (Fluorophore A)-S-(Fluorophore B) (Fluorophore A and Fluorophore B are fluorophores which emit fluorescence when they are irradiated with...
US20130095573 Magnetic Microspheres For Use In Fluorescence-Based Applications  
Microspheres, populations of microspheres, and methods for forming microspheres are provided. One microsphere configured to exhibit fluorescent and magnetic properties includes a core microsphere...
US20110300076 METHODS FOR PREPARATION OF ZnTe NANOCRYSTALS  
Nanocrystals having a ZnTe core and methods for making and using them to construct core-shell nanocrystals are described. These core-shell nanocrystals are highly stable and provide quantum yields...
US20120276646 METHODS AND REAGENTS FOR ANALYZING RIBOSWITCHES USING FRET  
The present invention is provides isolated riboswitches with FRET pairs for distinguishing changes in regulatory interactions controlled by the expression platform domain found in riboswitches....