Patents and Patent Applications from Montana State University


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US20170276996 MICROCAVITY ARRAY FOR SPECTRAL IMAGING  
Tunable filter arrays include an array of liquid crystal (LC) tunable Fabry-Perot (FP) microcavities. The microcavities are defined by first and second reflectors and an LC layer situated between...
US20170242043 BIOMARKERS FOR DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF NEURO-IMMUNOLOGICAL DISEASES  
Biomarkers associated with neuroimmunological disease are described. The disclosed biomarkers are secreted proteins identified in cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) samples of patients with neurological...
9739129 Methods for increased hydrocarbon recovery through mineralization sealing of hydraulically fractured rock followed by refracturing  
The invention is a method of increasing hydrocarbon recovery through the biomineralization sealing of fractured geological formations followed by refracturing, including preparing a composition...
US20170212219 MICROPULSE DIFFERENTIAL ABSORPTION LIDAR  
A shared optics and telescope, a filter, and a micropulse differential absorption LIDAR are provided, with methods to use the same. The shared optics and telescope includes a pair of axicon...
US20170190983 PROCESS OF CONVERTING NATURAL PLANT OILS TO BIOFUELS  
The conversion of renewable feedstock, particularly camelina oil, into jet fuel and other high-value chemicals. The conversion comprises the processes of alkene metathesis, dehydrogenation,...
9686987 Method for inhibiting conidial germination and mycelial growth of fungi symbiotically associated with bark beetles  
A method for controlling conidial germination and mycelial growth in fungi comprising contacting a fungal cell with anti-fungal small molecules in an amount effective to reduce or inhibit conidial...
9559486 Precise broadband frequency modulated laser  
A method and apparatus are described including a laser with a plurality of internal or external actuators for affecting an optical frequency of light output by the laser, wherein the plurality of...
US20170006815 CEREAL SEED STARCH SYNTHASE II ALLELES AND THEIR USES  
The present invention provides compositions and methods of altering/improving wheat phenotypes. Furthermore, methods of breeding wheat and/or other closely related species to produce plants having...
US20170000126 METHOD FOR INHIBITING CONIDIAL GERMINATION AND MYCELIAL GROWTH OF FUNGI SYMBIOTICALLY ASSOCIATED WITH BARK BEETLES  
A method for controlling conidial germination and mycelial growth in fungi comprising contacting a fungal cell with anti-fungal small molecules in an amount effective to reduce or inhibit conidial...
US20160377724 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR THREE DIMENSIONAL DIGITAL HOLOGRAPHIC APERTURE SYNTHESIS  
Laser 3D imaging techniques include splitting a laser temporally-modulated waveform of bandwidth B and duration D from a laser source into a reference beam and a target beam and directing the...
US20160361407 RECOMBINANT LACTOCOCCUS LACTIS EXPRESSING ESCHERICHIA COLI COLONIZATION FACTOR ANTIGEN I (CFA/I) FIMBRIAE AND THEIR METHODS OF USE  
The present disclosure relates generally to therapeutic compositions comprising recombinant bacteria. Further, the disclosure elaborates upon methods of utilizing the taught therapeutic...
9452205 Recombinant Lactococcus lactis expressing Escherichia coli colonization factor antigen I (CFA/I) fimbriae and their methods of use  
The present disclosure relates generally to therapeutic compositions comprising recombinant bacteria. Further, the disclosure elaborates upon methods of utilizing the taught therapeutic...
9439447 Production of high quality durum wheat having increased amylose content  
The present invention provides compositions and methods of altering/improving Durum wheat phenotypes. Furthermore, methods of breeding Durum wheat and/or other closely related species to produce...
9426992 Method for inhibiting conidial germination and mycelial growth of fungi symbiotically associated with bark beetles  
A method for controlling conidial germination and mycelial growth in fungi comprising contacting a fungal cell with an anti-fungal small molecule in an amount effective to reduce or inhibit...
US20160245828 Method of Identifying Biomarkers of Neurological Diseases and Diagnosis of Neurological Diseases  
The present invention provides methods for identifying biomarkers of disease capable of affecting cognitive function. The biomarkers identified by the methods of the prevention may be used for...
US20160002680 ACIDOPHILIC FUSARIUM OXYSPORUM STRAINS, METHODS OF THEIR PRODUCTION AND METHODS OF THEIR USE  
The present invention provides isolated acidophilic Fusarium oxysporum strains, such as MK7, and their progeny, compositions comprising such strains and their progeny, methods of producing such...
9226656 Real-time optical and digital image stabilization for adaptive optics scanning ophthalmoscopy  
A real-time ophthalmoscope system for imaging an eye includes a wide field scanning light ophthalmoscope (SLO) configured for wide field imaging of the eye. The system also includes a small field...
9206463 Method of testing a disinfectant or antibiotic using phenanthridium derivatives  
The disclosure provides for a method of testing a disinfectant or antibiotic using phenanthridium derivatives with a 2+ charge or higher.
9205115 Bacillus isolates and methods of their use to protect against plant pathogens and virus transmission  
Methods of inducing systemic acquired resistance to infection in a plant are provided. The methods comprise applying a composition comprising a Bacillus control agent to said plant wherein said...
US20150297756 Protein-Based Nanobubble X-Ray Imaging Method and Agent  
Systems, compositions, methods and kits employ protein shells, such as ferritin or viral capsid shells, herein called nanobubbles, to enhance X-ray images of cells or body tissue under certain...
US20150283221 ATTENUATED LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES MUTANT AS A VACCINE VECTOR FOR THE DELIVERY OF EXOGENEOUS ANTIGENS  
Vaccines and compositions containing an attenuated L. monocytogenes prsA2 htrA deletion mutant for use in the presentation of foreign or exogenous antigens and in the treatment or prevention of...
US20150264875 PRODUCTION OF HIGH QUALITY DURUM WHEAT HAVING INCREASED AMYLOSE CONTENT  
The present invention provides compositions and methods of altering/improving Durum wheat phenotypes. Furthermore, methods of breeding Durum wheat and/or other closely related species to produce...
9096875 Bicarbonate trigger for inducing lipid accumulation in algal systems  
The present invention provides bicarbonate containing and/or bicarbonate-producing compositions and methods to induce lipid accumulation in an algae growth system, wherein the algae growth system...
US20150204176 Methods for Increased Hydrocarbon Recovery Through Mineralization Sealing of Hydraulically Fractured Rock Followed by Refracturing  
The invention is a method of increasing hydrocarbon recovery through the biomineralization sealing of fractured geological formations followed by refracturing, including preparing a composition...
US20150200727 TECHNIQUES FOR SINGLE SIDEBAND SUPPRESSED CARRIER (SSBSC) OPTICAL SIGNALS  
A method and apparatus includes an optical source for a single order single-sideband suppressed-carrier optical signal with a bandwidth that scales from over 4 gigaHertz or is at least 8 GHz from...
9020360 Techniques for single sideband suppressed carrier (SSBSC) optical signals that scale to bandwidths over 20 gigahertz  
A method and apparatus includes an optical source for a single order single-sideband suppressed-carrier optical signal with a bandwidth that scales from over 1 gigaHertz to greater than 20...
US20150077706 REAL-TIME OPTICAL AND DIGITAL IMAGE STABILIZATION FOR ADAPTIVE OPTICS SCANNING OPHTHALMOSCOPY  
A real-time ophthalmoscope system for imaging an eye includes a wide field scanning light ophthalmoscope (SLO) configured for wide field imaging of the eye. The system also includes a small field...
US20150071315 Precise Broadband Frequency Modulated Laser  
A method and apparatus are described including a laser with a plurality of internal or external actuators for affecting an optical frequency of light output by the laser, wherein the plurality of...
8913636 Precise broadband frequency modulated laser  
A method, apparatus and computer-readable storage medium are described for a tunable laser source that produces a desired frequency modulated optical waveform with a precision within 0.01 percent...
US20140255979 METHOD OF TESTING A DISINFECTANT OR ANTIBIOTIC USING PHENANTHRIDIUM DERIVATIVES  
The disclosure provides for a method of testing a disinfectant or antibiotic using phenanthridium derivatives with a 2+ charge or higher.
8829471 Techniques for spatial spectral holography  
Techniques for spatial spectral holography include a doped crystal comprising Thulium doped into a host crystal of Yttrium Lutetium Aluminum Garnet wherein a concentration of Thulium atoms is less...
8771977 Method of microbial profiling of a sample using phenanthridium derivatives  
The present disclosure provides for a method of microbial profiling of a sample using phenanthridium derivatives with a 2+ charge or higher.
US20140186875 NOVEL OPTICAL LABELING MOLECULES FOR PROTEOMICS AND OTHER BIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS  
The invention relates to compositions and methods useful in the labeling and identification of changes in protein levels, changes in enzyme activity, and changes in protein modification. The...
US20140175267 Method and Apparatus for Generation of Arbitrary Waveforms with Large Bandwidth and Long Time Apertures  
Techniques for producing an arbitrary broadband waveform include storing a first waveform in a circulating coherent storage device. A next waveform is generated. A shifted replica is generated by...
US20140127388 PRODUCTION OF HIGH QUALITY DURUM WHEAT HAVING INCREASED AMYLOSE CONTENT  
The present invention provides compositions and methods of altering/improving Durum wheat phenotypes. Furthermore, methods of breeding Durum wheat and/or other closely related species to produce...
US20140086950 RECOMBINANT LACTOCOCCUS LACTIS EXPRESSING ESCHERICHIA COLI COLONIZATION FACTOR ANTIGEN I (CFA/I) FIMBRIAE AND THEIR METHODS OF USE  
The present disclosure relates generally to therapeutic compositions comprising recombinant bacteria. Further, the disclosure elaborates upon methods of utilizing the taught therapeutic...
US20140056864 BACILLUS ISOLATES AND METHODS OF THEIR USE TO PROTECT AGAINST PLANT PATHOGENS AND VIRUS TRANSMISSION  
Methods of inducing systemic acquired resistance to infection in a plant are provided. The methods comprise applying a composition comprising a Bacillus control agent to said plant wherein said...
8593716 Methods and apparatus for photonic arbitrary waveform generation over wide-bandwidth and extended time apertures  
A method and apparatus for producing an arbitrary broadband waveform includes generating a first narrowband waveform and generating a frequency-shifted replica by frequency shifting the first...
US20130295623 BICARBONATE TRIGGER FOR INDUCING LIPID ACCUMULATION IN ALGAL SYSTEMS  
The present invention provides bicarbonate containing and/or bicarbonate-producing compositions and methods to induce lipid accumulation in an algae growth system, wherein the algae growth system...
8524224 Methods of using Curvularia strains to confer stress tolerance and/or growth enhancement in plants  
The present invention is directed to methods and compositions of endophytic fungi that confer stress tolerance in inoculated plants, including both monocots and dicots. In particular, Curvularia...
8524222 Bacillus isolates and methods of their use to protect against plant pathogens and virus transmission  
Methods of inducing systemic acquired resistance to infection in a plant are provided. The methods comprise applying a composition comprising a Bacillus control agent to said plant wherein said...
US20130196900 ENHANCEMENT OF INNATE RESISTANCE TO INFECTION  
The present invention provides compounds and compositions that enhance the innate immune system. The present invention comprises methods of preventing, treating or ameliorating an infectious...
8329155 Quaternary ammonium functionalized glycodendrimers, methods for the production and use thereof  
The present invention provides novel antimicrobial agents that are quaternary ammonium functionalized glycodendrimers. In one embodiment, the quaternary ammonium functionalized glycodendrimers are...
US20120301877 Use of Phenanthridium Derivatives for Distinguishing Between Intact and Membrane Comprised Cells Using Molecular Nucleic Acid-Based Techniques  
The present invention provides novel chemicals and methods for selectively excluding DNA of dead cells from a mixture containing live and dead cells from molecular detection.
US20120299765 COMPACT SMART ANTENNA FOR MOBILE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS  
A compact, high gain 8-element circular smart antenna is able to scan a beam azimuthally through 360°. The 8-element array is placed on a ground skirt and connected to an 8-channel beamforning...
8300220 Device and method for non-invasively evaluating a target of interest of a living subject  
A probe using integrated confocal reflectance imaging, confocal Raman spectroscopy, and gross spatial imaging for non-invasiveIy evaluating a target of interest of a living subject. In one...
RE43615 Method for controlling the yeast-to-filamentous growth transition in fungi  
A method for controlling yeast-to-filamentous growth transition in fungi comprising contacting a fungal cell with an anti-fungal small molecule in an amount effective to reduce or inhibit the...
8246965 Bacillus isolates and methods of their use to protect against plant pathogens  
Bacillus isolates and compositions comprising the same are provided. Also provided are methods of inducing systemic acquired resistance to infection in a plant by applying a composition comprising...
8198040 Use of phenanthridium derivatives for distinguishing between live and dead cells  
The present invention provides for a method of distinguishing dead cells from live cells using phenanthridium derivatives with a 2+ charge or higher.
8197759 Zwitterionic dyes for labeling in proteomic and other biological analyses  
The invention relates to compositions and methods useful in the labeling and identification of proteins. The invention provides for highly soluble zwitterionic dye molecules where the dyes and...
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