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10077257 Aziridinated triglycerides and polymers formed therefrom  
Various embodiments disclosed relate to aziridinated triglycerides and polymers formed therefrom. In various embodiments, the present invention provides an aziridinated triglyceride having the...
US20180258235 SELF-STRENGTHENING POLYMER COMPOSITES  
A composite material is provided including an elastomeric polymer matrix and undercooled liquid metallic core-shell particles disposed in the matrix, wherein the particles each have an outer shell...
US20180257322 Self-strengthening polymer composites  
A composite material is provided including a polymer matrix and undercooled liquid metallic core-shell particles disposed in the matrix, wherein the particles each have an outer shell and a liquid...
10073074 Low RF-band impedance spectroscopy based sensor for in-situ, wireless soil sensing  
A soil sensor includes a housing, an antenna disposed within the housing, a measurement circuit disposed within the housing and operatively connected to the antenna, the circuit configured to...
10066051 Poly(acrylated polyol) and method for making and using thereof as asphalt rubber modifiers, adhesive, fracking additives, or fracking fluids  
The present invention relates to a thermoplastic copolymer, block copolymer, and statistical copolymer comprising plural acrylated polyol monomeric units having different degrees of acrylation of...
10064994 Automatic insulin delivery system  
A system and method for automatically administering insulin based on a feedforward control. The automatic insulin delivery system may include a computing device comprising a processor, machine...
US20180237571 THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMERS VIA ATOM TRANSFER RADICAL POLYMERIZATION OF PLANT OIL  
The present invention relates to a block copolymer comprising at least one PA block and at least one PB block. The PA block represents a polymer block comprising one or more units of monomer A,...
US20180236724 NOVEL 3D PRINTING METHOD TO FABRICATE BONDED MAGNETS OF COMPLEX SHAPE  
A magnetic ink composition for three-dimensional (3D) printing a bonded magnet is provided. The magnetic ink composition includes magnetic particles, a polymer binder and a solvent. A 3D printing...
US20180229442 BONDED PERMANENT MAGNETS PRODUCED BY ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING  
A method for producing a bonded permanent magnet, comprising: (i) incorporating a solid precursor material comprising a thermoplastic crosslinkable polymer and magnetic particles into an additive...
10045499 Arabidopsis nonhost resistance gene(s) and use thereof to engineer disease resistant plants  
The present invention relates to a method of increasing resistance against plant pathogens, particularly Phytophthora and Fusarium virguliforme in transgenic plants and/or plant cells, through the...
US20180221468 HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE IMMUNOGEN  
The present invention provides immunogens which can be used for vaccines against non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHi). The protein targeted is NTHi PDE1 and is highly conserved making it a...
US20180219158 ORGANIC PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICE WITH FERROELECTRIC DIPOLE AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME  
A method of fabricating an organic photovoltaic device. The method includes providing a first electrode which by applying a layer of conductive material onto a transparent substrate. The...
US20180215854 BONDED PERMANENT MAGNETS PRODUCED BY ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING  
A method for producing a bonded permanent magnet by additive manufacturing, the method comprising: (i) incorporating components of a reactive precursor material into an additive manufacturing...
10038142 Organic photovoltaic device with ferroelectric dipole and method of making same  
A method of fabricating an organic photovoltaic device. The method includes providing a first electrode which by applying a layer of conductive material onto a transparent substrate. The...
US20180208874 FATTY ACID ESTER-BASED WAX COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF MAKING THEREOF  
This invention relates to a wax composition comprising one or more fatty acid diester compounds having the formula of R1 and R2 are each independently a substituted or unsubstituted C4 to C50...
10029920 Separation of terbium(III,IV) oxide  
Various embodiments relate to separation of terbium(III,IV) oxide. In various embodiments, present invention provides a method of separating terbium(III,IV) oxide from a composition. The method...
US20180204682 SOLVENT-FREE, SOLID PHASE SYNTHESIS OF HYBRID LEAD HALIDE PEROVSKITES WITH SUPERIOR PURITY  
A method of synthesizing a mixed-halide perovskite is disclosed herein. The method includes the steps of mixing a first single-halide perovskite and a second single-halide perovskite to form a...
US20180201887 PHOTOBIOREACTOR SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
An algal growth method includes the steps of providing an algal growth system, the algal growth system including a frame, a first flexible sheet material mounted on a first frame in a first...
US20180201703 VANILLIN METHACRYLATES AND POLYMERS THEREFROM  
Vanillin and vanillyl alcohol were modified into methacrylated derivatives. The structures of vanillin-based monomers were characterized by NMR and FTIR. Renewable polymers were prepared from...
10022458 Animal model protocol, diagnostic, therapeutic and vaccine against digital dermatitis  
Applicants have discovered a novel induction method for inducing digital dermatitis lesions consistent with the natural disease process. Applicants have prepared a consortium including a macerated...
US20180193443 CAMPYLOBACTER JEJUNI PEPTIDE FOR VACCINE DEVELOPMENT  
Immunogenic compositions directed against C. jejuni, particularly hypervirulent strains thereof that are able to translocate the intestinal tract and cause systemic infection and abortion, are...
US20180187263 KITS FOR DIAGNOSTIC DETECTION AND PREVENTION OF FEEDLOT BOVINE RESPIRATORY DISEASE  
Kits for assaying response to platelet-activating factor receptor (PAFR) to stress and/or bacterial challenge, along with various methods for detecting PAFR response to stress and/or bacterial...
US20180185344 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR PREVENTION OF FEEDLOT BOVINE RESPIRATORY DISEASE  
Methods for preventing feedlot bovine respiratory diseases employing an anti-inflammatory drug rupatadine are disclosed. Compositions are further disclosed. Beneficially, the methods and...
10007662 Systems and methods for recognizing, classifying, recalling and analyzing information utilizing SSM sequence models  
A biologically-inspired model for sequence representation, method of construction and application of such models, and systems incorporating same are provided. The model captures the statistical...
US20180171307 PESTIVIRUS VACCINES FOR CONGENITAL TREMORS  
The present invention relates to a vaccine for protecting a piglet against diseases associated with a novel pestivirus. The vaccine commonly includes a pestivirus antigen and, optionally an...
US20180171275 PHOTOBIOREACTOR SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
An algal growth system including a first flexible sheet material mounted in a first mounted geometry such that the height is greater than the width of the first mounted geometry, and a second...
US20180171045 THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMERS VIA REVERSIBLE ADDITION-FRAGMENTATION CHAIN TRANSFER POLYMERIZATION OF TRIGLYCERIDES  
The present invention relates to a thermoplastic block copolymer comprising at least one PA block and at least one PB block. The PA block represents a polymer block comprising one or more units of...
US20180153891 ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUGS  
The present invention describes novel pharmaceutical compositions and methods for treatment of diseases, disorders, or conditions characterized by recurrent seizures, particularly, epilepsy....
9988318 Biodegradable fertilizer  
This invention relates to bio-renewable fertilizer compositions and methods of making and using the bio-renewable fertilizer compositions. In particular, the fertilizer compositions include...
US20180150457 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR RECOGNIZING, CLASSIFYING, RECALLING AND ANALYZING INFORMATION UTILIZING SSM SEQUENCE MODELS  
A biologically-inspired model for sequence representation, method of construction and application of such models, and systems incorporating same are provided. The model captures the statistical...
US20180148524 TACKIFIER COMPOUNDS AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME  
The present invention relates to tackifier compounds and methods of using the same. In various embodiments, the present invention provides a tackifier compound including independently substituted...
US20180147275 CHIMERIC INFECTIOUS DNA CLONES, CHIMERIC PORCINE CIRCOVIRUSES AND USES THEREOF  
The present invention relates to infectious DNA clones, infectious chimeric DNA clones of porcine circovirus (PCV), vaccines and means of protecting pigs against viral infection or postweaning...
9981315 Atomizer for improved ultra-fine powder production  
A concentric ring gas atomization nozzle with isolated gas supply manifolds is provided for manipulating the close-coupled atomization gas structure to improve the yield of atomized powders.
US20180139961 (S)-5-ETHYNYL-ANABASINE, DERIVATIVES THEREOF, AND RELATED COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING  
(S)-5-ethynyl-anabasine and derivatives thereof; composition comprising same and a carrier; methods of treating an animal; method of protecting a plant from a pest; and methods of making compound...
US20180133793 Passivation And Alloying Element Retention In Gas Atomized Powders  
A method for gas atomization of a titanium alloy, nickel alloy, or other alumina (Al2O3)-forming alloy wherein the atomized particles are exposed as they solidify and cool in a very short time to...
US20180127771 INSECTICIDAL TOXINS FOR PLANT RESISTANCE TO HEMIPTERA  
Provided are chimeric Hemiptera-active insecticidal toxin proteins comprising a Bt toxin peptide with activity against Hemiptera, a peptide multimer or fusion protein containing such peptide which...
US20180127770 XA1-MEDIATED RESISTANCE TO TALE-CONTAINING BACTERIA  
The present invention generally provides methods to generate broad-spectrum resistance to Xanthomonas pathogenic bacteria in plants. The invention relates to nucleic acid sequences identified,...
9966533 Organic photovoltaic device with ferroelectric dipole and method of making same  
A method of fabricating an organic photovoltaic device. The method includes providing a first electrode which by applying a layer of conductive material onto a transparent substrate. The...
9963770 Castable high-temperature Ce-modified Al alloys  
A cast alloy includes aluminum and from about 5 to about 30 weight percent of at least one material selected from the group consisting of cerium, lanthanum, and mischmetal. The cast alloy has a...
US20180122570 BONDED PERMANENT MAGNETS PRODUCED BY BIG AREA ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING  
A method for producing a bonded permanent magnet by additive manufacturing, comprising: (i) incorporating components of a solid precursor material into at least one deposition head of at least one...
US20180118644 FAST PYROLYSIS OF BIOMASS IN AN AUTOTHERMALLY OPERATING REACTOR  
The present invention is directed to a pyrolysis method. The method involves providing a biomass and subjecting the biomass, in a reactor operating under conditions of parasitic heat loss of less...
US20180117352 QUADRUPLE BUTTERFLY COIL  
Provided herein are embodiments of a Quadruple Butterfly Coil (QBC) configuration having enhanced focality for stimulation of specific areas of a brain for therapeutic treatment. Finite element...
9957498 Photoremovable protecting groups and uses thereof  
The invention relates to a method for photoreleasing a moiety G from a compound of the formula A-G. The methods of the present invention comprise irradiating a composition comprising the compound...
9957218 Isomerization of muconic acid  
Various embodiments disclosed relate to isomerization of muconic acid. In various embodiments, the present invention provides a method of forming trans,trans-muconic acid. The method includes...
9956233 Neuroprotection by mitochondria-targeted metformin  
The present invention provides modified metformin compounds, particularly mito-metformin compounds, and pharmaceutical compositions thereof. Methods of using the compounds to provide...
US20180111124 HIGH-THROUGHPUT SELECTIVE CAPTURE OF BIOLOGICAL CELLS BY DIELECTROPHORESIS AT A BIPOLAR ELECTRODE ARRAY  
A microfluidic device comprising one or more fluidic microchannels and one or more arrays of wireless bipolar electrodes is disclosed. The disclosed microfluidic device can be used to separate...
US20180105826 MATERIALS AND METHOD FOR MODIFYING A BIOCHEMICAL COMPONENT IN A PLANT  
A method of modifying the amount of at least one biochemical component in a plant comprising expressing Qua-Quine Starch (QQS) in the plant, the wild-type of which does not express QQS; a...
US20180099091 AUTOMATIC INSULIN DELIVERY SYSTEM WITH MINIMIZED INPUT VARIABLE LAG  
This invention relates to automatic insulin delivery systems and methods of administering insulin. Preferably the systems and methods comprise a predictive feedforward control.
US20180094251 MATERIALS AND METHODS FOR USING AN ACYL-ACYL CARRIER PROTEIN THIOESTERASE AND MUTANTS AND CHIMERAS THEREOF IN FATTY ACID SYNTHESIS  
A method of increasing production of fatty acids comprising introducing into a host and expressing therein an acyl-acyl carrier protein (ACP) thioesterase (TE) from Bryantella formatexigens or a...
9932435 Thermoplastic elastomers via atom transfer radical polymerization of plant oil  
The present invention relates to a block copolymer comprising at least one PA block and at least one PB block. The PA block represents a polymer block comprising one or more units of monomer A,...