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9040255 Use of diazolidinyl urea for anti-clumping of biological samples  
The present invention provides methods for preventing clumping of cells in microfluidic devices by addition of diazolidinyl urea (DU). DU can be added to samples at the time of collection or can...
9040287 Molecular biosensors capable of signal amplification  
The present invention provides molecular biosensors capable of signal amplification, and methods of using the molecular biosensors to detect the presence of a target molecule.
9040233 Methods for detecting a Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection  
Methods for detecting an infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) in a subject are disclosed. The methods include detecting the presence of CD8+ T cells that specifically recognize an Mtb...
9034584 Metabolic maturation in stem cell-derived tissue cells  
The present invention concerns methods and compositions for promoting a conversion in stem cells or cells derived therefrom from glycolysis to aerobic respiration and its associated pathways,...
9034572 Calibratable sensor unit for reaction vessels  
The present invention relates to a calibration method of a sensor unit connected to a reaction vessel, wherein the sensor unit comprises at least one sensor device configured to be calibrated, at...
9028772 Methods for forming a channel through a polymer layer using one or more photoresist layers  
A method may involve forming one or more photoresist layers over a sensor located on a structure, such that the sensor is covered by the one or more photoresist layers. The sensor is configured to...
9029080 Screening assay for insecticides  
The present invention relates to polypeptides, preferably from Drosophila melanogaster (DmShaI) as target for insecticides.
9029081 Characterization of N-glycans using exoglycosidases  
The present disclosure provides methods for analyzing structure and/or composition of N-glycans. Such methods often involve digestion of N-glycans with multiple exoglycosidases. In some...
9029096 Assay and method  
The present invention relates to a method and assay useful for determining the sensitivity of the cells of a subject to genetic damage from electromagnetic radiation. The assay may comprise a...
9023281 Submersible chemical indicator apparatuses for use in aquatic-environment monitoring/measuring systems  
Chemical indicator apparatuses containing one or more chemical indicators for use in monitoring the quality of water in an aquatic environment. The apparatuses are designed and configured to be...
9023615 Gram staining method with improved decolorization of the crystal violet-iodine complex from gram negative bacteria  
Provided herein are methods of staining biological material for the purpose of detecting, and in some examples also identifying, microorganisms. Methods of Gram staining bacteria using a...
9017963 Method for detecting microorganisms  
Described herein are methods of detecting a wound infection and for detecting the presence or absence of microorganisms, for example, wound pathogens in a sample, by contacting a sample with an...
9017956 Use of the genes in the Hog, Ras and cAMP pathway for treatment of fungal infection  
Provided herein are uses of genes for HOG, Ras and cAMP signal transduction pathways to treat fungal infection. To regulate the HOG pathway of Cryptococcus neoformans, roles of SSK1, TCO2, SSK2,...
9017949 Method of screening for compounds useful in the treatment of insulin resistance, impaired glucose tolerance or diabetes  
The present invention relates to a method for identifying a metabolic stabilizing compound by: a) contacting a candidate compound with GPR43, and b) determining whether GPR43 functionality is...
9018013 Molecular biology tools for algal engineering  
The present invention provides compositions and methods for the genetic manipulation of Algal cells. The compositions and methods allow enhanced transfer of genetic material into Algal cells and...
9017953 Biomarker and therapeutic for urinary tract infection  
The present invention encompasses methods and compositions for detecting pathogenic bacteria. Additionally, the present invention encompasses methods and compositions for catalyzing the...
9012136 Detection of an analyte in a sample  
There is provided mechanisms for the detection of an analyte in a sample. The mechanisms utilize at least a first measurement channel comprising a detection reactant corresponding to the analyte...
9012137 Disintegration of cellular components in whole blood by freeze-thawing  
The present invention refers to a method of processing a biological fluid which comprises cellular components by a freezing/thawing treatment. The method is particularly useful for preparing...
9012202 Cell-based arrays, methods of making, and methods of using  
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide for arrays, systems, and methods for the analyzing cells, methods of making arrays, and the like.
9005888 Methods for microvesicle isolation and selective removal  
The invention relates to compositions and methods for isolation of microvesicles produced by mammalian cells. These microvesicles, known as extracellular microvesicles or circulating...
9005908 Mycobacterial infections  
The present invention relates to Mycobacterial infections and provides a method of diagnosing infections of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (Map), the causative agent of Johne's...
9005979 Method for determining origin of alcohol or sugar containing products  
A method for determining origins of food products, and more specifically for determining geographic and/or biological origin of food products containing alcohols or sugars includes preparing an...
9005887 Detection of an analyte in a sample  
There is provided mechanisms for the detection of an analyte in a sample. The mechanisms utilize at least a first measurement channel comprising a detection reactant corresponding to the analyte...
8999653 Method for detecting membrane protein internalization  
The instant invention provides for methods for detecting the internalization of a transmembrane protein of interest expressed at the surface of a cell. More specifically, the methods involve (a)...
8999712 Assay for plant root pathogen activity  
A method for improving the sensitivity of an assay to determine the pathogenicity of a plant root pathogen using a soil amendment is presented. The method involves growing the plant root in the...
9000257 Fumarylacetoacetate hydrolase (fah)-deficient pigs and uses thereof  
Described herein is the generation of Fah+/− heterozygote pigs by homologous recombination and somatic cell nuclear transfer, and a method for producing Fah−/− homozygote pigs. The Fah-deficient...
8992860 Systems and methods for minimization or elimination of diffusion effects in a microfluidic system  
The present invention relates to systems and methods for minimizing or eliminating diffusion effects. Diffused regions of a segmented flow of multiple, miscible fluid species may be vented off to...
8993226 Method of testing for a milk trisaccharide  
A method of testing for a trisaccharide in milk includes the step of providing a predetermined amount of milk. The method also includes the step of isolating a trisachharide of the milk with a...
8993227 Cancer prognosis by determining phosphorylation of a Xom polypeptide  
Disclosed are composition and methods for treating development-related disorders. Also disclosed are diagnosis methods, prognosis methods, and drug screening methods.
8993313 Analytical instrument and analytical method  
Provided are an analytical instrument and an analytical method that allow for the direct analysis of a target substance in an undiluted specimen by a transmission photometry in a tightly closed...
8986945 Methods and compositions for detecting rare cells from a biological sample  
Provided are methods and compositions for isolating and detecting rare cells from a biological sample containing other types of cells, particularly including debulking that uses a microfabricated...
8986940 Detecting infection in reduced pressure wound treatment  
Provided is a method of detecting infection in a wound caused by an infecting organism at a wound site. Also provided is a system for detecting an infection in a wound at a wound site....
8986703 Peptide sequences and compositions  
Provided is a polypeptide composition comprising one or more polypeptides, which polypeptides are immunogenic in a vertebrate such that they cause the vertebrate to produce immune system cells...
8986713 Medical device capable of being compacted and expanded having anti-thrombin III binding activity  
The present invention relates to immobilized biologically active entities that retain significant biological activity following mechanical manipulation of a substrate material to which the...
8986944 Methods and compositions for separating rare cells from fluid samples  
The present invention includes methods of enriching rare cells, such as cancer cells, from biological samples, such as blood samples. The methods include performing at least one debulking step on...
8988620 Liquid crystal based analyte detection  
The present invention relates to the field of detection of viruses, and in particular to detection of viruses using a liquid crystal assay format. In the present invention, virus binding in a...
8980568 Methods and compositions for detecting non-hematopoietic cells from a blood sample  
The present invention recognizes that diagnosis and prognosis of many conditions can depend on the enrichment of rare cells, especially tumor cells, from a complex fluid sample such as a blood...
8980638 Use of IMP3 as a prognostic marker for cancer  
Provided herein are methods and compositions for the prognostic evaluation of a patient suspected of having, or having, cancer by assessing the expression of IMP3 in a biological sample of a...
8980605 Ketoreductases and uses thereof  
The present disclosure provides engineered ketoreductase enzymes having improved properties as compared to a naturally occurring wild-type ketoreductase enzyme. Also provided are polynucleotides...
8980543 Method of measuring enzyme activity by multi-dimensional nuclear magnetic resonance  
An object of the present invention is to provide a substrate probe capable of detecting enzyme activity with high accuracy and a method for detecting the enzyme activity by a multi nuclear...
8980544 Boronic and borinic acid compounds as inhibitors of sulfenic acid-containing proteins  
A boronic or borinic acid compound is used to inhibit the activity of a sulfenic acid-containing protein. Thus, a biologically-active sulfenic acid-containing protein is contacted with an...
8975073 Microfluidic device comprising silk films coupled to form a microchannel  
A microfluidic device includes, in one embodiment, a first silk film coupled to a second silk film with at least one microchannel therebetween.
8975030 Method for cancer detection  
The present invention relates to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, and specifically to a method of diagnosing the presence, status or metastasis of cancer by detecting plasma Hsp90α having...
8975014 Fluorescence detection of poison oak oil  
The invention herein disclosed provides for compositions, methods for synthesizing said compositions, and methods for using said compositions, wherein the compositions and methods may be used to...
8969022 Method and system for detecting lymphosarcoma in cats using biomarkers  
The invention provides a method and system for developing and using diagnoses of lymphosarcoma in feline subjects using thymidine kinase (TK) and haptoglobin (HP) as biomarkers. The invention...
8969061 Compositions, methods and related uses for cleaving modified DNA  
Compositions, methods and a kit are described relating to a novel family of enzymes which preferentially bind to a hydroxymethylated cytosine or a glucosylated hydroxymethylated cytosine and...
8969097 Analyte detection devices and methods with hematocrit-volume correction and feedback control  
Disclosed are devices, arrangements and methods for quantifying the concentration of an analyte present in bodily fluid, including: an assay pad having at least one chemical reagent capable of...
8968677 Frazil ice conjugate assay device and method  
An improved apparatus and method for dispersion of a labeling conjugate in a diagnostic assay, the result being a one-step assay. By eliminating a conjugate pad as in conventional lateral...
8969073 Device and method for isolating cells, bioparticles and/or molecules from liquids  
The invention describes an appliance and a method, with the help of which specific bio-particles, but also dissolved bio-molecules can be recognized in and separated from fluids making use of...
8968994 Method for stem cell culture and cells derived therefrom  
There is described a method of promoting the attachment, survival and/or proliferation of a stem cell in culture, the method comprising culturing a stem cell on a positively-charged support...