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8658391 Assessment of the effects of topical administration of chemodenervating pharmaceuticals  
The present invention provides methods for assessing the activity of topically administered chemodenervating agents. In some embodiments, methods for assessing the activity of topically...
8642273 Ligand sensing fluorescent acetylcholinesterase for detection of organophosphate activity  
Disclosed are methods for the preparation and use of labeled AChE and labeled AChE inhibitory conjugate compositions for detecting accumulation of toxic materials such as organophosphates,...
8470525 Method for analyzing air  
A method and device are disclosed for continuously detecting, classifying and identifying toxic particles, aerosols and/or vapor in an air sample, in near real time by directing an air sample...
8460862 Enzyme substrates for visualizing acidic organelles  
The present invention relates to the visualization of acidic organelles based upon organelle enzyme activity. The organelle substrates of the invention are specific for enzyme activity of the...
8187832 Method of detecting an amount of a cholinesterase inhibitor in a sample  
A method of detecting an amount of a cholinesterase inhibitor in a sample comprising steps of: (a) contacting the sample with an agent capable of recovering the cholinesterase inhibitor from the...
8178336 Polypeptide  
We describe a PS4 variant polypeptide derivable from a parent polypeptide having non-maltogenic exoamylase activity, in which the PS4 variant polypeptide comprises an amino acid substitution at...
8033884 Methods of forming plasma-generating structures; methods of plasma-assisted etching, and methods of plasma-assisted deposition  
Some embodiments include methods of forming plasma-generating microstructures. Aluminum may be anodized to form an aluminum oxide body having a plurality of openings extending therethrough....
8012761 Detection of formaldehyde in urine samples  
A method for rapidly detecting the presence of formaldehyde in a urine sample (e.g., urine or a urinary material associated therewith, such as headspace gas located associated with urine) is...
7883859 Method for producing active and stable acetylcholinesterase bioassay element  
The present invention relates to a bioassay element and its producing method. The bioassay element includes a carrier, a testing material, and a coating film, in which the testing material is...
7625554 Treatment of alzheimer's disease  
The present invention provides a method for treating cognitive decline in a patient by administering to the patient at least about 100 units per day of α-interferon.
7494783 Method for assessing trait anxiety by determining cholinergic status  
The invention provides methods/kits for assessing levels of trait or state anxiety in a subject by comparing genotypes and/or expression patterns at the ACHE, PON1 and/or BChE genes to the...
7449299 Quantum dot nanoparticle-based universal neurotoxin biosensor  
The present invention is directed to a quantum dot nanoparticle-based universal neurotoxin biosensor having three components (a) a dendrimer-encapsulated quantum dot nanoparticle; (b)...
7422892 Enzyme-based device for environmental monitoring  
A sensor for the intermittent or continuous detection of the presence of at least one analyte in an environmental sample includes at least one enzyme that is selected to either (i) catalyze a...
7371564 Apparatus for automatically analyzing genetic and protein materials using photodiodes  
An apparatus for automatically analyzing genetic and protein materials using photodiodes. The apparatus comprises a computer for controlling the entire operation of the apparatus and analyzing a...
7332283 Fluorescence based biosensor  
A novel biosensor comprises at least one fluorophore and at least two quenchers, and is capable of selectively and specifically detecting the presence of an ion in the presence of other ions.
7319029 Lipase from Geobacillus sp. strain T1  
A biologically pure culture of Geobacillus Strain T1 bacteria isolated from Palm Oil Mill Effluent capable of producing thermostable lipase T1 gene. The production of thermostable lipase T1 gene...
7252962 Method for detecting sensitivity to acetylcholine esterase in insects  
A method for checking for sensitivity of acetylcholine esterase in insects using a single insect, includes homogenizing a single insect in aqueous, neutral to acid pH phosphate buffer, providing a...
7238483 Method for detecting catalytic activity  
This invention has as its object a method for detecting catalytic activity of a sample, characterized in that it comprises: the incubation of a substrate (S) with the sample that may have the...
7217507 Method for detecting ligands and targets in a mixture  
The invention provides a method of characterizing a target that binds to a ligand. The method comprises providing ligands, optionally attached to a support, and contacting the ligands with targets...
RE39351 High level of expression of INGAP in bacterial and eukaryotic cells  
Removal of the nucleotide sequence encoding the signal peptide from the INGAP coding sequence allows cultured cells to express substantial amounts of INGAP activity. Previous attempts have...
7026111 Methods and reagents for improved cell-based assays  
The ability to efficiently determine the state of enzyme expression in cells has long been desired as material to the diagnosis of disease. This invention relates to cytoenzymology, and more...
6968063 Dynamic volume adjustment in a slot machine  
A casino gaming machine includes a speaker structured to produce a game audio output having a volume, an ambient noise level (ambient noise level) detector structured to detect an ambient noise...
6764831 Methods and compositions for pain management  
The present invention provides novel methods and diagnostic kits for the objective measurement of the severity of pain or stress being experienced by a patient with a disorder, diagnosis and...
6746850 Assay for detecting, measuring and monitoring the activities and concentrations of proteins and methods of use thereof  
An assay for detecting, measuring, or monitoring the activity or concentration of at least two proteins that have similar or overlapping properties is disclosed. The assay comprises first...
6673565 Enzymatic polymeric sensors  
A sensor for detecting an analyte enzyme includes at least one substrate compound and at least one indicator compound selected to produce a measurable change of state as a result of the...
6660491 Process for producing dietary sterol fatty acid esters  
A process for enzymatically producing, from a vegetable oil deodorizer distillate, a dietary sterol fatty acid ester superior in flavor qualities (e.g., color, odor and taste) and safety and...
6605440 Method for determining analyte level  
A multilayer analytical element for determining a level of an analyte on a substrate and adapted for use with hydrogen peroxide and an affinity-enzymatic compound of formula A-C-B, wherein A is a...
6461831 Diagnostic test for alzheimer's disease  
A method for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in a patient, comprising the steps of: (1) providing a sample of an appropriate body fluid from said patient; (2) detecting the presence of...
6406876 Immobilized enzymes biosensors for chemical toxins  
Methods, compositions and materials useful in the detection of organophosphorous and organosulfur compounds are disclosed. In particular, biosensors wherein a porous or a non-porous support having...
6403329 Methods of detecting methylphosphonic compounds  
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for screening chemical samples to detect the presence of chemical warfare agents, chemical warfare agent precursors and degradation products formed therefrom....
6326139 Method of screening for genetic predisposition to anticholinesterase therapy  
A method of screening for a genetic predisposition to anticholinesterase exposure. The method includes the steps of obtaining a peripheral blood sample, and then analysing serum from the blood...
6291200 Enzyme-containing polymeric sensors  
A sensor for detecting the presence of at least one analyte includes at least one enzyme that is selected to either (i) catalyze a reaction of the analyte to chemically convert the analyte to a...
6114134 Method for assaying biological specimens for substances contained in the components thereof and reagent to be used in this method  
A method for assaying biological specimens for substances contained in the components of each specimen by the use of one or more kinds of calixarenes; and a reagent comprising one or more kinds of...
6083539 Buckwheat starch syrup, method for preparing the same, and foods containing the same  
The present invention relates to a buckwheat starch syrup prepared by liquefying, saccharisfying, and proteolyzing starch from buckwheat flour, a method for preparing the buckwheat starch syrup,...
6051389 Enzyme sensor  
The present invention relates to an enzyme sensor for measuring the concentration or activity of an analyte in a test fluid. The sensor has at least one enzyme layer comprising an immobilized...
5989825 Excitatory amino acid transporter gene and uses  
This invention relates to novel mammalian excitatory amino acid transporter proteins and genes encoding such proteins. The invention is directed towards the isolation, characterization and use of...
5891682 Radiation dosimeter and method of making and using  
A device for measuring a total dose of biologically effective radiation is provided, in a specific embodiment, for measuring ultraviolet B radiation (UVB) in the wavelength range of 290-400 nm....
5807696 Method for determination of cholesterol in low-density lipoprotein  
The present invention relates to a method for the determination of cholesterol in low-density lipoprotein (LDL) in a sample containing LDL, which comprises eliminating cholesterol in high-density...
5736352 Method and apparatus for determination of the activity of cholesterol oxidase and method and apparatus for evaluation of the toxicity of chemical substances  
A method for determination of activity of a cholesterol oxidase comprises the following steps. A monomolecule film comprising a sterol and a phospholipid is formed on a surface of a cholesterol...
5707820 Reagent and assay methods including a phenazine-containing indicator  
A new reagent and methods for measuring the concentration of (or detecting the presence of) an analyte in a sample. The reagent includes a phenazine-containing compound and an enzyme. The...
5654152 Method of measuring enzyme activity by using a column having an immobilized substrate  
Enzyme activity is measured promptly with a high accuracy by introducing an enzyme, the activity of which is to be measured, into a column comprising a hollow tube packed with a filler comprising...
5624831 Immobilized acetylcholinesterase stabilized by a film of gelatin or albumin containing trehalose  
Acetylcholinesterase and/or a receptor of acetylcholinesterase is immobilized on a solid support and stabilized by covering with a protective film of gelatin and/or albumin containing trehalose....
5605795 Assays using chemiluminescent, enzymatically cleavable substituted 1,2-dioxetanes and kits therefor  
Dioxetane compounds reactable with an enzyme to release optically detectable eneregy are disclosed. These compounds have the formula: ##STR1## wherein T is a cycloalkyl group or a fused...
5595883 Method of diagnosing alzheimer's disease by measuring acetylcholinesterase activity in ocular fluid  
A method is provided for diagnosing of senile dementia of the Alzheimer type (Alzheimer's disease) by measuring acetylcholinesterase (AChE) activity in ocular fluids and determining if such AChE...
5587295 Method for producing affino-enzymatic compounds and visualizing agent and application thereof  
The invention is a non-invasive diagnostic test which is performed on the surface of the skin. This test indicates skin cholesterol levels which can provide information about the extent of aortic...
5543299 Extender containing polymer compositions and uses thereof  
The invention relates to polymeric compositions useful in analyte determination. The compositions contain a polymer, a reagent system for analyte determination, and an extender. The last component...
5543295 Chemiluminescent 3--(Substituted adamant--2'--Ylidene) 1,2--Dioxetanes  
Enzymatically clearable chemiluminescent 1,2-dioxetane compounds capable of producing light energy when decomposed, substantially stable at room temperature before a bond by which an enzymatically...
5527509 Colorimetric enzymic analysis  
A colorimetric enzymic analytical test element comprises a support and a plurality of reaction zones incorporating a dried enzyme composition, dyestuff and reagent adapted to provide a substantial...
5506097 Method for inhibiting β-protein enzymatic activity  
A method of inhibiting the function of β-protein, particularly enzymatic activity, such as esterase (cholinesterase) or proteinase activity, is to contact β-protein with a compound which inhibits...
5464754 Assay and substrate for arachidonoyl-specific phospholipase A2  
A non-radioactive, spectrophotometric, microtiter plate assay for human cystolic phospholipase A2 (cPLA2) is described. The assay utilizes a novel synthetic thiol-phospholipid analog as a...

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