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US20170291958 Compositions and Methods For the Modulation of Ras Proteins  
Described herein is a method of modulating sumoylation of a Ras protein by small ubiquitin-like modifier (SUMO) proteins. Provided herein is a method for regulating the activity of a Ras protein....
US20170290889 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR TREATING DYSBIOSIS AND GASTROINTESTINAL AND INFLAMMATORY DISORDERS  
The present invention relates to the use of type 2 cytokines and mucins for increasing the amount or activity of bacterial species of the Clostridia class in the gastrointestinal tract, for...
9787324 Multi-touch sensing light emitting diode display and method for using the same  
Apparatus and method for both displaying graphical output and for sensing, e.g., multi-touch input are provided. A light-emitting diode (“LED”) matrix-array may be configured to both emit and...
9783597 Methods of treating and preventing Staphylococcus aureus infections and associated conditions  
The present invention relates to methods and compositions for preventing and treating Staphylococcus aureus in a subject. Therapeutic compositions of the present invention comprise leukocidin E...
9783582 Staphylococcus aureus leukocidins, therapeutic compositions, and uses thereof  
Disclosed herein are isolated and purified Staphylococcus aureus bi-component leukocidin, referred to herein as LukAB, and its components LukA and LukB, antibodies specific to LukA, antibodies...
9783526 Control of hypoxia-inducible gene expression with oligooxopiperazine nonpeptidic helix mimetics  
The present invention relates to oligooxopiperazines that mimic helix αB of the C-terminal transactivation domain of HIF-1α. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions containing these...
US20170289048 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR ALLEVIATING CONGESTION AT A SWITCH, SUCH AS A SHALLOW BUFFERED SWITCH  
The problem of collisions and/or congestion at output ports of switches, especially in shallow-buffered commodity switches, can be solved by: (a) receiving by the switch, a packet; (b) extracting...
US20170283236 USER-CONTROLLED VOLUME REGULATION MECHANISM FOR AUTOMATIC CONSUMABLE DISPENSERS  
An automated consumable dispenser with a precision method for delivering consumable ingredients in specific proportions to a container up to a specified volume. This method involves the use of a...
9777056 Immunotherapy for clearing pathological tau conformers  
The present invention relates to methods of treating and preventing Alzheimer's Disease or other tauopathies in a subject by administering a tau protein, its immunogenic epitopes, or antibodies...
9777041 Protein nanofibers from self-assembling pentamers  
A protein nanofiber comprised of self-assembling pentamers, and a method for producing the protein nanofiber, in which the protein upon which the nanofiber is based is a specific form of COMP. The...
9775598 Anchored suture line, device and method for surgical suturing  
Anchored suture line (ASL), comprising a suture thread upon which is located a plurality of anchor structures permanently attached to said suture thread at predetermined intervals, may be...
9773837 Scalable orthogonal spin transfer magnetic random access memory devices with reduced write error rates  
A magnetic device includes a pinned polarizing magnetic layer having a magnetic vector parallel to a plane of the pinned polarizing magnetic layer. The magnetic device also includes a free layer,...
9770496 Method for treating amyloid disease  
The invention relates to methods for treating human amyloid disease by administration of modified Aβ peptide immunogens.
US20170272174 QUANTUM-ASSISTED LOAN BALANCING IN COMMUNICATION-CONSTRAINED WIDE-AREA PHYSICAL NETWORKS  
The availability of entangled quantum signals can improve distributed decision making. In particular, it can improve the efficiency of coordination and the ability to perform load balancing in...
US20170270895 REDUCING VISUAL CROWDING, INCREASING ATTENTION AND IMPROVING VISUAL SPAN  
Methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer readable media, for modifying displayed text in a gaze-contingent way to reduce crowding, thus increasing the...
9767468 System, method and computer-accessible medium for predicting private traits from digital indicators  
Exemplary systems, methods, and computer-accessible mediums can be provided to manage a preferences associated with a user, which can include receiving information related the preferences of a...
9766317 Apparatus, systems and methods which are based on magnetic resonance imaging for evaluation(s) of radio frequency emitting device(s)  
Exemplary system, method and computer accessible medium can be provided for evaluating at least one radio frequency transmitting arrangement. For example, it is possible to receive a first...
9765063 Amido compounds as RORγt modulators and uses thereof  
Amido compounds are disclosed that have a formula represented by the following: and wherein Cy1, Cy2, n1, n2, R1a, R1b, R2, R3, R4, R5, and R6 are as described herein. The compounds may be...
US20170259204 Fluid Separation Processes Using Membranes Based on Fluorinated and Perfluorinated Polymers  
A process for separating components or a fluid mixture using membranes comprising a selective layer made from copolymers of an amorphous per fluorinated dioxolane and a fluorovinyl monomer. The...
9760973 Seam carving based anonymization  
As image source attribution techniques have become significantly sophisticated and are now becoming commonplace, there is a growing need for capabilities to anonymize images and videos. Focusing...
9760093 Manipulation of objects  
A system for manipulation of objects. The system includes N objects, where N is greater than or equal to 2 and is an integer; and a mechanism for controlling and 2D locating of the N objects. A...
9759902 System, method and computer-accessible medium for authenticating physical objects using microscopic textures  
An exemplary lens arrangement can be provided that includes a plurality of lenses configured to provide a field of view (FOV) of between about 9 mm×6 mm to about 15 mm×12 mm, a resolution at at...
US20170257545 METHOD, COMPUTER-ACCESSIBLE, MEDIUM AND SYSTEMS FOR FACILITATING DARK FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY  
Exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure relate generally to methods, computer-accessible medium and systems for dark flash photography. For example, described herein is an exemplary...
US20170257388 SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER-ACCESSIBLE MEDIUM FOR NETWORK INTRUSION DETECTION  
An exemplary system, method and computer-accessible medium for determining a starting point of a header field(s) in a network packet(s) can be provided, which can include, for example receiving...
US20170253312 Portable Inflatable Habitat with Modular Payload, System and Method  
A diving apparatus for a diver underwater includes a portable habitat in which a breathable environment is maintained underwater. The habitat has a collapsible envelope. The collapsible envelope...
9756159 Handphone  
A handphone is configured to receive a first audio signal of a telecommunication conversation from a telecommunication device and send a second audio signal of the telecommunication conversation...
9750909 System and method for diagnosis and treatment of a breathing pattern of a patient  
Described is a system including a sensor and a processing arrangement. The sensor measures data corresponding to a patient's breathing patterns. The processing arrangement analyzes the breathing...
9750908 System, apparatus and methods for supplying gases  
A system, apparatus and methods are provided for supplying gases to a user. The supply includes a sub-therapeutic mode and a pressure support mode for delivering therapy to a user. A flow...
US20170247324 ALDEHYDE CAPTURE LIGATION TECHNOLOGY FOR SYNTHESIS OF AMIDE BONDS  
The present invention relates to ligation agents and their use in making an amide ligation product. Methods of making the ligation agents are also disclosed.
US20170241891 MACHINE-LEARNING APPROACH TO HOLOGRAPHIC PARTICLE CHARACTERIZATION  
Holograms of colloidal dispersions encode comprehensive information about individual particles' three-dimensional positions, sizes and optical properties. Extracting that information typically is...
US20170240914 METHODS OF AFFECTING NITROGEN ASSIMILATION IN PLANTS  
Provided herein are compositions and methods for producing transgenic plants. In specific embodiments, transgenic plants comprise a construct comprising a polynucleotide encoding CCA1, GLK1 or...
US20170239318 COMPOSITONS AND METHODS FOR CARTILAGE DEFECT REPAIR USING A RHAMM-MIMETIC PEPTIDE  
Provided are methods and compositions for cartilage repair. The method involves performing a surgical procedure at the site of a cartilage defect and administering a composition comprising a...
US20170239130 SOMATOSENSORY FEEDBACK WEARABLE OBJECT  
Disclosed are systems, computer-readable mediums, and methods for receiving, from a sensor array, three-dimensional sensory data associated with an environment of a person. The three-dimensional...
9739851 Aggregated spin-torque nano-oscillators  
A nano-oscillator magnetic wave propagation system has a group of aggregated spin-torque nano-oscillators (ASTNOs), which share a magnetic propagation material. Each of the group of ASTNOs is...
9737564 Citrate containing beverage  
Provided are beverage compositions comprising a urine citrate increasing component and a urine oxalate reducing component. The beverage compositions may be provided in a ready-to-drink form or may...
US20170236570 CURRENT INDUCED SPIN-MOMENTUM TRANSFER STACK WITH DUAL INSULATING LAYERS  
A high speed, low power method to control and switch the magnetization direction of a magnetic region in a magnetic device for memory cells using spin polarized electrical current. The magnetic...
US20170233461 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR PHAGOCYTE DELIVERY OF ANTI-STAPHYLOCOCCAL AGENTS  
The present application generally relates to multi-specific molecules that bind to multiple bacterial virulence factors, methods for producing these binding molecules, and the use of these binding...
US20170231772 TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT IMPLANT BASED ON NORMAL ANATOMY AND KINEMATICS  
A total knee replacement whose bearing surfaces are derived from an anatomically representative femur and a modified baseline tibial surface. The contacting femoral and tibial bearing surfaces...
9734122 System, method and computer-accessible medium for evaluating a malignancy status in at-risk populations and during patient treatment management  
In accordance with certain exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure, exemplary visualization system, method, procedure and computer-accessible medium can be provided, which individually...
US20170226532 VERSATILE GENETIC ASSEMBLY SYSTEM (VEGAS) TO ASSEMBLE PATHWAYS FOR EXPRESSION  
Provided are compositions and methods for use in assembling and expressing a plurality of transcription units using, in one aspect, homologous recombination in yeast. Yeast containing the...
US20170226172 FGF23 FUSION PROTEINS  
Disclosed herein are FGF23 c-tail fusion proteins, pharmaceutical compositions comprising the FGF23 c-tail fusion proteins, and methods of treatment using the FGF23 c-tail fusion proteins. This...
US20170224768 LEUKOTOXIN E/D AS A NEW ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AGENT AND MICROBICIDE  
The present invention relates to methods for preventing or treating Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection, inflammatory conditions, and graft-versus-host-disease (GVHD) in a subject....
9727911 Systems, method and computer-accessible mediums for providing secure paper transactions using paper fiber identifiers  
Exemplary systems, methods and computer-accessible mediums can receive information comprising a first speckle pattern(s) associated with a portion(s) of the paper. The information can be generated...
US20170220900 SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER-ACCESSIBLE MEDIUM FOR DIFFUSION IMAGING ACQUISITION AND ANALYSIS  
Exemplary system, method and computer-accessible medium for determining a difference(s) between two sets of subjects, can be provided. Using such exemplary system, method and computer-accessible...
US20170216624 METHOD TO SELECT RADIATION DOSAGE FOR TUMOR TREATMENT BASED ON CELLULAR IMAGING  
Methods, systems, and apparatuses are disclosed for radiation treatment of tumors based at least in part on patient-specific imaging information. The methods, systems and apparatuses include...
US20170216381 Oncolytic Herpes Simplex Virus And Therapeutic Uses Thereof  
The present invention relates to variants of herpes simplex virus (HSV) that selectively infect and replicate in cancer cells, including HSV strains that selectively infect and replicate in...
9721631 Precessional magnetization reversal in a magnetic tunnel junction with a perpendicular polarizer  
A magnetic device that includes a perpendicular magnetized polarizing layer configured to provide a first spin-torque and an in-plane magnetized free layer having a magnetization vector having at...
9719911 Automated real-time particle characterization and three-dimensional velocimetry with holographic video microscopy  
An in-line holographic microscope can be used to analyze on a frame-by-frame basis a video stream to track individual colloidal particles' three-dimensional motions. The system and method can...
9717722 Methods and agents for treating tyrosinase-positive albinism  
Methods for treating a subject with tyrosinase-positive albinism; agents and compositions thereof for use in treating tyrosinase-positive albinism; and medicaments for treating tyrosinase-positive...
9717222 Taste independent brain nutrient sensor that mediates hunger  
Provided is a gene in drosophila designated as dSLC5A1. This gene is responsible for taste independent nutrient sensing. Activation of neurons expressing this gene results in hunger behavior....