Patents and Patent Applications from Miami University


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US20170145202 METHOD, APPARATUS AND FORMULATION FOR AN INTERPENETRATING NETWORK POLYMER  
An alginate-polyacrylamide IPN hydrogel formulation for 3D printing using a dual syringe system where the components that initiate polymerization of each network remain separated until printing....
9492470 Use of HMGA-targeted phosphorothioate DNA aptamers to suppress carcinogenic activity and increase sensitivity to chemotherapy agents in human cancer cells  
Elevated high mobility group A (HMGA) protein expression in human cancer cells, and especially human pancreatic cancer cells, is correlated with resistance to the chemotherapy agent gemcitabine....
US20160136195 USE OF HGMA-TARGETED PHOSPHOROTHIOATE DNA APTAMERS TO SUPPRESS CARCINOGENIC ACTIVITY AND INCREASE SENSITIVITY TO CHEMOTHERAPY AGENTS IN HUMAN CANCER CELLS  
Elevated high mobility group A (HMGA) protein expression in human cancer cells, and especially human pancreatic cancer cells, is correlated with resistance to the chemotherapy agent gemcitabine....
US20160122724 Recombinant Baculovirus Expression Vector and Cell  
A recombinant baculovirus expression vector or cell comprising an engineered baculovirus fp25k gene with one to three modified or mutated spots, the modified spots comprise the two 7-adenine...
US20140261672 TITANIUM METAL AS ELECTRODE FOR ORGANIC SOLAR CELLS, FLEXIBLE ORGANIC SOLAR CELL ON TI FOIL AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE  
Titanium metal is used as an electrode in organic solar cells. Methods of making an organic photovoltaic cell are described using titanium foil that is etched using lower and higher concentrations...
8835112 Cell transdifferentiation into brown adipocytes  
A method for converting animal cells into brown adipose tissue cells is provided that includes transforming the animal cells using an expression vector. The expression vector includes a nucleotide...
8808324 Hand pressure device to diminish gag reflex response  
A method and device for reducing gag reflex by applying pressure to a pressure point in the palm of the hand. A splint that holds the hand relatively immobile has a rigid member and an actuating...
US20140092241 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR SCANNING OF BOOKS AND OTHER ITEMS FOR ORDER AND INVENTORY CONTROL  
A method and device for creating digital optical images of bindings of books or other items in order to determine whether the books are in the correct order, such as on a bookshelf. The digital...
US20130316456 CELL TRANSDIFFERENTIATION INTO BROWN ADIPOCYTES  
A method for converting animal cells into brown adipose tissue cells is provided that includes transforming the animal cells using an expression vector. The expression vector includes a nucleotide...
US20130228214 DYE-SENSITIZED SOLAR CELL ON NICKEL-COATED PAPER SUBSTRATE  
A conducting substrate made of a nickel coating on paper that can be used in a dye-sensitized solar cell (DSSC or DSC). Zinc oxide is the preferred wide-band semiconductor deposited as a...
8455191 Cell transdifferentiation into brown adipocytes  
A method for converting animal cells into brown adipose tissue cells is provided that includes transforming the animal cells using an expression vector. The expression vector includes a nucleotide...
8432249 Advanced transitional cup  
An advanced transitional cup (ATC) for training developing children and developmentally-challenged individuals to drink from a cup. The ATC includes a lid with a small fluid aperture and an...
8337591 Mesh-adjustable molecular sieve  
A metal-organic framework-based mesh-adjustable molecular sieve (MAMS) exhibiting a temperature-dependent mesh size. The MAMS comprises a plurality of metal clusters bound with a plurality of...
US20120291148 TRANSGENIC PLANTS WITH ENHANCED CHARACTERISTICS  
This invention relates to transgenic plants with improved phenotypic characteristics, and methods of making, identifying and selecting such plants. The transgenic plants include (a) a...
US20110060034 CELL TRANSDIFFERENTIATION INTO BROWN ADIPOCYTES  
A method for converting animal cells into brown adipose tissue cells is provided that includes transforming the animal cells using an expression vector. The expression vector includes a nucleotide...
US20100252563 ADVANCED TRANSITIONAL CUP  
An advanced transitional cup (ATC) for training developing children and developmentally-challenged individuals to drink from a cup. The ATC includes a lid with a small fluid aperture and an...
7789943 Mesh-adjustable molecular sieve  
Temperature-adjustable pore size molecular sieves comprise a plurality of metal clusters bound with a plurality of amphiphilic ligands, each ligand comprising a functionalized hydrophobic moiety...
US20100170393 MESH-ADJUSTABLE MOLECULAR SIEVE  
A metal-organic framework-based mesh-adjustable molecular sieve (MAMS) exhibiting a temperature-dependent mesh size. The MAMS comprises a plurality of metal clusters bound with a plurality of...
7687432 Mesh-adjustable molecular sieve  
A metal-organic framework-based mesh-adjustable molecular sieve (MAMS) exhibiting a temperature-dependent mesh size. The MAMS comprises a plurality of metal clusters bound with a plurality of...
7669364 Devices, kits, and methods for providing protection to plants  
Plant protection devices, kits, and methods of protecting plants during adverse conditions are provided. The plant protection devices can have a enclosure and/or a precipitation member assembly....
7662274 Methods of removing contaminants from used oil  
In a method of removing acidic compounds, color, and polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons, and for removing or converting hydrocarbons containing heteroatoms from used oil distillate, phase transfer...
US20090292228 HAND PRESSURE DEVICE TO DIMINISH GAG REFLEX RESPONSE  
A method and device for reducing gag reflex by applying pressure to a pressure point in the palm of the hand. A splint that holds the hand relatively immobile has a rigid member and an actuating...
7534947 Oboe reed gouge apparatus  
An oboe reed gouge device has a carriage upon which a blade is carried at an angle to raw cane material from which a reed is formed. The carriage is rotatably and longitudinally slidable on a rod...
US20080295194 TRANSGENIC PLANTS WITH ENHANCED CHARACTERISTICS  
This invention relates to transgenic plants with improved phenotypic characteristics, and methods of making, identifying and selecting such plants. The transgenic plants include (a) a...
US20080184883 Mesh-Adjustable Molecular Sieve  
A metal-organic framework-based mesh-adjustable molecular sieve (MAMS) exhibiting a temperature-dependent mesh size. The MAMS comprises a plurality of metal clusters bound with a plurality of...
US20080184881 MESH-ADJUSTABLE MOLECULAR SIEVE  
Metal-organic framework-based molecular sieves comprising pores with a temperature-adjustable pore opening. The temperature-adjustable pore size molecular sieves comprise a plurality of metal...
US20080017013 OBOE REED GOUGE APPARATUS  
An oboe reed gouge device has a carriage upon which a blade is carried at an angle to raw cane material from which a reed is formed. The carriage is rotatably and longitudinally slidable on a rod...
US20070089236 Isolation device for shock reduction in a neonatal transport apparatus  
A device in combination with a neonatal transport cart that reduces the amount of energy transmitted to the surface upon which an infant rests during transport. A pair of plates, one of which is...
US20060150475 Devices, kits, and methods for providing protection to plants  
Plant protection devices, kits, and methods of protecting plants during adverse conditions are provided. The plant protection devices can have a enclosure and/or a precipitation member assembly....
7038112 Fatty acid elongases  
Nucleic acids are disclosed that encode fatty acid β-keto acyl synthases from plants. Such synthases are effective for producing very long chain fatty acids (VLCFA), e.g., C22 to C26,...
6929737 Method of removing contaminants from petroleum distillates  
In a method of removing acidic compounds, color, and polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons, and for removing or converting hydrocarbons containing heteroatoms from petroleum distillates, phase...
6713664 Fatty acid elongase 3-ketoacyl CoA synthase polypeptides  
Elongase KCS polypeptides with altered substrate specificity and/or catalytic activity are disclosed. Such elongase KCS polypeptides are effective for producing very long chain fatty acids (VLCFA)...
6455248 Reagents and kits for detecting fungal pathogens in a biological sample  
The present invention provides novel methods and materials for detecting the presence of a fungus in a biological sample. The inventive methods and materials exploit the fact that the amino acid...
6398948 Method of removing contaminants from used oil  
In a method of removing acidic compounds, color, and polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons, and for removing or converting hydrocarbons containing heteroatoms from used oil distillate, phase transfer...
US20020049994 Fatty acid elongase 3-ketoacyl CoA synthase polypeptides  
Elongase KCS polypeptides with altered substrate specificity and/or catalytic activity are disclosed. Such elongase KCS polypeptides are effective for producing very long chain fatty acids (VLCFA)...
6320090 Method of removing contaminants from petroleum distillates  
Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and other contaminants are removed from petroleum distillates by mixing a solvent with petroleum distillate to extract the contaminants therefrom. The...
6319394 Method of removing contaminants from petroleum distillates  
In a method of removing acidic compounds, color, and polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons, and for removing or converting hydrocarbons containing heteroatoms from petroleum distillates, phase...
6307128 Fatty acid elongases  
Nucleic acids are disclosed that encode fatty acid β-keto acyl synthases from plants. Such synthases are effective for producing very long chain fatty acids (VLCFA), e.g., C22 to C26,...
US20010025807 Method of removing contaminants from petroleum distillates  
In a method of removing acidic compounds, color, and polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons, and for removing or converting hydrocarbons containing heteroatoms from petroleum distillates, phase...
6238551 Method of removing contaminants from petroleum distillates  
In a method of removing acidic compounds, color, and polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons, and for removing or converting hydrocarbons containing heteroatoms from petroleum distillates, phase...
6179999 Method of removing contaminants from used oil  
In a method of removing acidic compounds, color, and polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons, and for removing or converting hydrocarbons containing heteroatoms from used oil distillate, phase transfer...
6007701 Method of removing contaminants from used oil  
In a method of removing acidic compounds, color, and polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons, and for removing or converting hydrocarbons containing heteroatoms from used oil distillate, phase transfer...
5919617 Methods and reagents for detecting fungal pathogens in a biological sample  
The present invention provides novel methods and materials for detecting the presence of a fungus in a biological sample. The inventive methods and materials exploit the fact that the amino acid...
5910409 Methods and reagents for detecting fungal pathogens in a biological sample  
The present invention provides materials and methods for sensitively and selectively screening biological samples for the presence of Candida albicans, a fungal pathogen of increasing clinical...
5622698 Method and composition for increasing the supercooling point in invertebrates  
Ice nucleating agents are introduced into or on invertebrates. They elevate the supercooling point of such invertebrates. Where such invertebrates are freeze-intolerant, they may be killed or made...
4942156 Low molecular weight heparin derivatives having improved anti-Xa specificity  
Ester derivatives of low molecular weight heparin are disclosed. These derivatives exhibit improved Anti-Xa activity in relation to global anticlotting activity.
4752356 Papermaking process  
A method for controlling the addition of cationic additive materials to a paper mill slurry used to neutralize the anionic contaminants in a papermaking process is disclosed which utilizes total...
4745108 Heparin derivatives having decreased anti-Xa specificity  
Ester derivatives of heparin are disclosed. These derivatives exhibit low anti-Xa activity in relation to global anticlotting activity.
4745107 Heparin derivatives with improved permeability  
Heparin derivatives containing hydrophobic groups and exhibiting improved permeability are disclosed. Said derivatives exhibit anticoagulant activity and improved solubility in organic solvents.
4745106 Heparin derivatives having improved anti-Xa specificity  
Acetyl ester derivatives of heparin are disclosed. These derivatives exhibit improved Anti-Xa activity in relation to their global anticlotting activity.
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