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8781153 Method, system, and computer-accessible medium for authentication of paper using a speckle pattern  
An exemplary methodology, procedure, system, method and computer-accessible medium can be provided for authenticating a portion of a non-digital medium for a document, by receiving at least one...
8780616 Magnetic memory system and methods in various modes of operation  
A magnetic memory system includes a superconductor circuit and one or more magnetic memory elements to store data. To write data, a driver circuit in the superconductor circuit generates a magnetic...
8778905 USP47 inhibitors and methods to induce apoptosis  
The present invention relates to USP47 (ubiquitin specific protease 47) inhibitors and methods for inducing apoptosis or cell death in a target cell. In certain embodiments, the invention relates...
US20140191439 Continuous Feed 3D Manufacturing  
Disclosed herein is a method and apparatus adapted for the free-form manufacture of complex systems using multiple three-dimensional (3D) printing techniques using multiple materials on a...
8772267 Treatment of spinal mechanical pain  
The invention is directed to a method of treating chronic spinal mechanical pain by intravenous administration to a subject in need of chronic spinal mechanical pain relief of an effective amount...
8772252 Coumarin compounds as melanogenesis modifiers and uses thereof  
Provided are coumarin compounds of formula I, for example, robustic acid methyl ether, and the use of such compounds and compositions thereof to modulate (e.g., inhibit) melanogenesis and...
8771652 Methods of blocking ultraviolet radiation and promoting skin growth using terpenes and terpenoids  
The present invention provides methods of treating humans and animals with terpenes and terpenoids in order to rejuvenate the skin and increase the protective layer against irradiation by...
8766925 Method and apparatus for providing input to a processor, and a sensor pad  
An apparatus for providing input to a processor includes a sensor pad having a surface and a sensor array for sensing pressure at the surface and producing signals corresponding to the pressure at...
8766169 Sorting colloidal particles into multiple channels with optical forces: prismatic optical fractionation  
A method and system for controlled fractionation of particles. A sample having a plurality of particles of different size distributions. A uniform array for the preparing of optical traps having a...
8762319 Method, system, and computer-accessible medium for inferring and/or determining causation in time course data with temporal logic  
Time-course data with an underlying causal structure may appear in a variety of domains, including, e.g., neural spike trains, stock price movements, and gene expression levels. Provided and...
8760915 High speed low power magnetic devices based on current induced spin-momentum transfer  
A high speed, low power method to control and switch the magnetization direction and/or helicity of a magnetic region in a magnetic device for memory cells using spin polarized electrical current....
US20140170685 BIOMARKER OF ASBESTOS EXPOSURE AND MESOTHELIOMA  
Several embodiments provided herein relate to methods of diagnosing asbestos exposure or mesothelioma. Several embodiments also relate to methods of differentiating whether a tumor of the lung is...
US20140170647 Compositions and Methods for Analyzing Immobilized Nucleic Acids  
The present invention provides methods of detecting a nucleic acid analyte in a sample. The methods generally involve modifying immobilized nucleic acids from a sample onto an insoluble support in...
US20140170163 MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES AGAINST INFLUENZA VIRUS GENERATED BY CYCLICAL ADMINISTRATION AND USES THEREOF  
Provided herein are methods of producing neutralizing monoclonal antibodies, by cyclical immunization, that cross-react with strains of Influenza virus of the same subtype or different subtypes....
8756468 Architecture, system, method, and computer-accessible medium for toggle-based masking  
Exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure include apparatus, methods, and computer-accessible medium for a toggle-masking procedure configured to mask, e.g., most or all the unknown x's and...
8755222 Bipolar spin-transfer switching  
Orthogonal spin-transfer magnetic random access memory (OST-MRAM) uses a spin-polarizing layer magnetized perpendicularly to the free layer to achieve large spin-transfer torques and ultra-fast...
8753830 Methods to identify compounds useful for tumor sensitization to DNA damage  
Cdc25A is herein identified as a substrate for β-TrCP1- or β-TrCP2-mediated ubiquitination and subsequent degradation via the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway. In particular, it has been found that i...
8753631 Therapeutic agents for inducing platelet fragmentation and treating thromboembolic disorders  
The present invention is directed to a therapeutic agent comprising a GPIIIa(49-66) specific targeting agent and a thrombi-specific homing agent. Also disclosed is the use of the therapeutic agent...
8748386 Immunological targeting of pathological Tau proteins  
The present invention relates to methods and compositions for treating, preventing, and diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease or other tauopathies in a subject by administering an immunogenic tau peptide...
8748171 Cell population enriched for endoderm cells  
The present invention provides cell populations that are enriched for mesendoderm and mesoderm, and cell populations that are enriched for endoderm. The cell populations of the invention are useful...
8748098 Compositions and methods for diagnosing and treating melanoma  
Described herein are compositions and methods for the diagnosis, prognosis, prevention and treatment of melanoma or melanoma associated symptoms. The compositions are microRNA molecules associated...
US20140155316 FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR 1 PROTEIN FRAGMENTS AND METHODS OF USE  
The present invention relates to a chimeric protein that includes an N-terminus coupled to a C-terminus, where the N-terminus includes a portion of a paracrine fibroblast growth factor (“FGF”) and...
8741812 Class of sterol ligands and their uses in regulation of cholesterol and gene expression  
This invention relates to novel physiological oxysteroids and oxysteroid hormones which are C27 modified sterols, particularly derivatives of intermediates in cholesterol synthesis, including...
8735150 Methods for detecting embryonic stem cells, induced pluripotent stem cells, or cells undergoing reprogramming to produce induced pluripotent stem cells  
The present invention relates to methods of detecting, in a sample, embryonic stem cells, induced pluripotent stem cells, and/or cells undergoing reprogramming to produce induced pluripotent stem...
US20140142120 METHOD OF TREATING CANCER WITH MODULATORS OF SCFSkp2  
The present invention relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising a compound and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier. The present invention is also directed to a method of treating cancer...
US20140141167 POLYMER TIPS  
Polymer Pen Lithography materials that retain the simplicity characteristic for the fabrication of poly(dimethyl siloxane) tip arrays while preserving the control over feature dimensions and to...
US20140135743 System and Method for Correction of Intracerebral Chemical Imbalances  
A method of treating a central nervous system (CNS) disorder, comprises the steps of inserting into a patient's body first and second conduits so that distal ends of the first and second conduits...
8726109 Architecture, system, method, and computer-accessible medium for eliminating scan performance penalty  
Exemplary apparatus, methods, and computer-accessible medium can be provided for transforming a circuit. For example, it is possible to select, from the circuit, at least one scan cell which...
8725292 Manipulation of objects  
An apparatus for locating a plurality of objects includes a planar element. The apparatus includes one or more sensors sensing the locations of a plurality of objects based on light that is...
US20140127316 PROPOLIS AND CAFFEIC ACID PHENETHYL ESTER AND USES THEREOF  
Methods for treating a subject with cancer using a combined therapeutic regimen comprising administering propolis or caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE) in conjunction with other cancer...
8719403 Method and apparatus for monitor and notification in a network  
A user specifies one or more monitoring/probing rules on a client station. These rules specify user instructions for monitoring and probing conditions, events, and data on monitored sites on the...
8718951 Methods, computer-accessible medium, and systems for generating a genome wide haplotype sequence  
Methods, computer-accessible medium, and systems for generating a genome wide probe map and/or a genome wide haplotype sequence are provided. In particular, a genome wide probe map can be generated...
8716491 Benzimidazolium dyes and their use as fluorescent chemosensors  
The present invention is directed toward benzimidazolium dye compounds of formula (I) as follows: wherein, n is an integer from 2-10,m is an integer from 2-10,X1 and X2 are independently a...
US20140122029 LAYER-BY-LAYER QUANTIFICATION OF THE REMODELING OF THE HUMAN FOVEA IN NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASE  
A system and method for layer-by-layer quantification of the remodeling of the human fovea comprises finding a fixed reference point in inner retina, measuring the thickness of the inner retina at...
8710099 Treatment of cancer using the sodium salt of a benzoic acid derivative  
The present invention provides a method of treating cancer using the sodium salt of a benzoic acid derivative, alone or in combination with standard treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
8709397 Avirulent oncolytic herpes simplex virus strains engineered to counter the innate host response  
The present invention relates to an avirulent, oncolytic herpes simplex virus modified from a wild-type herpes simplex virus so that both γ134.5 genes of the virus have been deleted and each ...
US20140113862 METHOD FOR SITE-SPECIFIC POLYVALENT DISPLAY ON POLYMERS  
The present invention relates to novel complex peptidomimetic products comprising multiple homogeneous or heterogeneous pendant groups that are site-specifically positioned along a linear oligomer...
US20140112939 Methods for Inhibiting Osteolysis  
The invention provides methods and compositions for reducing or inhibiting osteolysis, bone resorption, osteoclast differentiation and stimulation and the loosening of medical prostheses by...
8703294 Bioactive graded zirconia-based structures  
The present invention provides a functionally graded bioactive glass/ceramic composite structure or bioactive glass/ceramic/bioactive glass sandwich structure for use in such applications as damage...
8703128 Methods of modulating TGFβ signaling  
The present invention provides methods of identifying the presence of or quantifying the amount of one or more of T helper (Th) cells and iTreg cells present in a sample by identifying the presence...
US20140107979 PRECISE FERQUENCY-PATTERN ANALYSIS TO DECOMPOSE COMPLEX SYSTEMS INTO FUNCTIONALLY INVARIANT ENTITIES  
Methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer readable media, for registering a multichannel time series from data collected from a plurality of channels. Each...
US20140107022 CHIMERIC FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR 19 PROTEINS AND METHODS OF USE  
The present invention relates to a chimeric protein that includes an N-terminus coupled to a C-terminus, where the N-terminus includes a portion of a paracrine fibroblast growth factor (“FGF”) and...
US20140103473 INCREASED MAGNETORESISTANCE IN AN INVERTED ORTHOGONAL SPIN TRANSFER LAYER STACK  
A magnetic device includes a pinned magnetic layer and a free magnetic layer including a first body-centered cubic material and having a variable magnetization vector that has a first stable state...
US20140103472 INVERTED ORTHOGONAL SPIN TRANSFER LAYER STACK  
A magnetic device includes a pinned magnetic layer having a first fixed magnetization vector with a first fixed magnetization direction. The magnetic device also includes a free magnetic layer...
8700142 Brain function scan system  
A portable EEG (electroencephalograph) instrument, especially for use in emergencies and brain assessments in physicians' offices, detects and amplifies brain waves and converts then into digital...
US20140100354 PEPTOID COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME  
Novel peptoids are disclosed that have a formula represented by the following formulae Ia and Ib: wherein X, Y, R, and n are as described herein. The peptoids demonstrate catalytic activity and are...
US20140094457 PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS AND TREATMENT OF GENETIC DISEASES ASSOCIATED WITH NONSENSE MEDIATED RNA DECAY  
The present invention relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising a compound and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier. The present invention is also directed to a method of treating a...
US20140094406 CHIMERIC FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR 21 PROTEINS AND METHODS OF USE  
The present invention relates to a chimeric protein that includes an N-terminus coupled to a C-terminus, where the N-terminus includes a portion of a paracrine fibroblast growth factor (“FGF”) and...
US20140094382 METHODS AND AGENTS FOR MODULATING PROTOCADHERIN-18 ACTIVITY  
Screening assays and methods of using same for screening to identify modulator agents or compounds that affect pcdh18 mediated inhibition of T cell effector function are described herein....
8685718 Mucosal immunization to prevent prion infection  
Vaccines against prion disease eliciting a humoral immune response when administered mucosally are described. The vaccines comprise a prion protein, a prion protein fragment, or a non-amyloidogenic...