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PP28094 Viburnum plant named ‘NCVR1’  
A new and distinct Viburnum cultivar plant named ‘NCVR1’ is disclosed, characterized by dark green, evergreen leaves. Plants are compact and produce abundant white flowers in Spring. The new...
9678085 Prion protein ligands and methods of use  
Ligands that bind to prion proteins and methods for using the ligands for detecting or removing a prion protein from a sample, such as a biological fluid or an environmental sample. The ligands...
US20170162532 Edge Interconnect Packaging of Integrated Circuits for Power Systems  
Disclosed is an integrated circuit packaging system that includes first and second microchips. Each microchip includes a top surface, a surface, one or more quilt package nodules fabricated on...
US20170159034 CALB Variants  
The invention relates to amino acid sequence variants of a lipase with improved activity for catalyzing synthesis reactions and methods of preparing the variants. The methods include predicting...
US20170154963 CONTROLLED DOPING FROM LOW TO HIGH LEVELS IN WIDE BANDGAP SEMICONDUCTORS  
The energy of formation of a point defect in a compound semiconductor is a function of the process conditions and the Fermi energy (the energy of the charge carriers). In wide bandgap...
9662049 Methods and systems for monitoring patients undergoing treatment for cancer  
Oncology monitoring systems include: (a) a first plurality of radiation sensors configured to reside proximate a target tumor treatment site of a patient, the sensors being configured to provide...
US20170142965 ANTIFUNGAL COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF  
The presently disclosed subject matter relates generally to antifungal nanofibrous materials and the use of such materials.
US20170137835 Transcription Factors that Regulate Nicotine Biosynthesis in Tobacco  
The present invention provides nucleic acids encoding transcription factors and methods of using these nucleic acids to modulate nicotine production in plants and to produce plants having...
9654983 Tunable filter employing feedforward cancellation  
Methods, systems, and computer readable media for a tunable filter employing feedforward cancellation are disclosed. According to one aspect, the subject matter described herein includes a tunable...
US20170130363 GaAs/GaAs(1-x-y)SbxNy CORE-SHELL NANOWIRES  
In one aspect, compositions comprising Group III-V nanowires, and methods of making such nanowires, are described herein. In some embodiments, a composition described herein comprises one or more...
US20170127975 INJECTABLE SENSORS AND METHODS OF USE  
Provided herein are injectable biophotonic sensors and systems thereof. Also provided herein are methods of and devices for delivering the injectable biophotonic sensors to a subject. Also...
US20170127674 MICROPROPAGATION OF ALEXANDRIAN LAUREL (DANAE RACEMOSA L)  
Alexandrian laurel (Danae racemosa L.) is a highly demanded evergreen shrub. However, seed germination often takes up to 12 to 18 months with a germination rate of only about 20%. Also, due to its...
9643511 Method and apparatus for estimating state of charge (SOC) of battery in electric vehicle  
An apparatus for estimating a state of charge (SOC) of a battery in an electric vehicle is provided. The apparatus may include a driving history data storage configured to store driving history...
US20170121369 INHIBITORS OF METASTASIS  
The present invention relates to methods and compounds for treating or preventing cancer. Methods and compositions provided include including inhibiting or suppressing the development,...
US20170119551 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR AUTOMATICALLY TUNING POWERED PROSTHESIS IMPEDANCE CONTROL PARAMETERS  
An example system for tuning powered prosthesis impedance control parameters can include a powered prosthesis and intelligent tuner operably connected to the powered prosthesis. The powered...
9637615 Preparation and uses of bio-adhesives  
The present application relates generally to bio-adhesive components isolated from bio-oil prepared from animal waste, methods of preparation of the bio-adhesive components and uses thereof. Such...
US20170114420 APTAMERS WITH BINDING AFFINITY TO NOROVIRUS  
The instant disclosure provides norovirus-binding aptamers, compositions comprising such aptamers, and methods of using and producing such aptamers. The aptamers are useful, for example, for...
9615593 Methods and apparatuses for thermal treatment of foods and other biomaterials, and products obtained thereby  
Methods and apparatuses for thermally treating flowable materials using electromagnetic radiation, and foods and materials obtained thereby. Also provided are methods of continuous flow thermal...
9613544 Electroactive, actuated dot structures and associated methods  
Systems and methods for an electroactive polymer actuated dot structure is disclosed herein. According to an aspect, an actuated dot structure includes a housing. The actuated dot structure also...
9607362 Compressive imaging using approximate message passing with denoising  
Various examples of methods and systems are provided for compressive imaging using approximate message passing with denoising. According to an aspect, a method includes applying an approximate...
9603335 Tobacco inbred plants K326 SRC, CMS K326 SRC, K346 SRC, CMS K346 SRC, NC1562-1 SRC, NCTG-61 SRC, CMS NCTG-61 SRC and hybrid NC196 SRC  
The present disclosure provides tobacco inbred plants K326 SRC, CMS K326 SRC, K346 SRC, CMS K346 SRC, NC1562-1 SRC, NCTG-61 SRC, CMS NCTG-61 SRC and hybrid NC196 SRC. The present disclosure also...
US20170081623 GAS DELIVERY DEVICES AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Systems, devices, and methods for the delivery of gas bubbles to liquids are generally described. The devices can include a primary conduit (102) comprising a plurality of openings (104)...
US20170080405 ACTIVATED METAL LOW TEMPERATURE REACTION PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS  
In a method for capturing carbon, sulfur, and/or nitrogen from a target source, a matrix including activated metal dispersed in a metal activating agent is provided. The target source may be or...
US20170080098 METHODS OF FOLDING A GRAFT COPOLYMER WITH DUAL ANTICANCER DRUGS AND RELATED APPLICATIONS  
A graft copolymer having drug-containing side chains is described. The graft copolymer can be prepared, for example, by directly polymerizing a drug-containing monomer on multiple sites of a...
9597667 Palladium, rhenium and alumina catalysts for the selective hydrogenation of carbonyls, their synthesis, and methods of using the same  
Catalysts useful for the selective hydrogenation of carbonyl groups, including for the reduction of aldehydes to alcohols, are described. The catalysts incorporate palladium and rhenium on an...
9596824 Tobacco inbred and hybrid plants and tobacco products made thereof  
The present disclosure provides tobacco inbred plants NC1209-23 SRC, CMS NC1209-23 SRC, DH19 SRC, DH98-325-5 SRC, NC1426-11 SRC, CMS NC1426-11 SRC, and NC1426-17 SRC, and hybrids NC 3 SRC, NC 6...
9596823 Tobacco inbred and hybrid plants and tobacco products made thereof  
The present disclosure provides tobacco inbred plants Banket A1 SRC, CMS Banket A1 SRC, NC 2000 SRC, CMS NC 2000 SRC, NC 2002 SRC, CMS NC 2002 SRC, Burley 21 SRC, and CMS Burley 21 SRC. The...
9596822 Tobacco inbred and hybrid plants and tobacco products made thereof  
The present disclosure provides tobacco inbred plants NC174 SRC, CMS NC174 SRC, NC821-11 SRC, NC775 Bmr/Bmr SRC, CMS NC775 Bmr/Bmr SRC, NC645 Bmr/Bmr SRC, and hybrids NC 5 SRC and NC 8 SRC. The...
US20170070438 RECEIVER-BASED METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIA FOR CONTROLLING TCP SENDER BEHAVIOR IN MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS WITH LARGE BUFFER SIZES  
Receiver-based methods for controlling TCP sender behavior in cellular communications networks with large buffer sizes are disclosed. One method includes, at a TCP receiver, receiving packets from...
US20170070251 TUNABLE FILTERS, CANCELLERS, AND DUPLEXERS BASED ON PASSIVE MIXERS  
Tunable filters, cancellers, and duplexers based on passive mixers. A tunable delay cell includes passive mixers electrically coupled together for receiving an input signal and outputting a...
US20170065973 PASSIVE PUMPS FOR MICROFLUIDIC DEVICES  
Provided herein are passive microfluidic pumps. The pumps can comprise a fluid inlet, an absorbent region, a resistive region fluidly connecting the fluid inlet and the absorbent region, and an...
9587256 Sequestration of carbon dioxide with hydrogen to useful products  
Provided herein are genetically engineered microbes that include at least a portion of a carbon fixation pathway, and in one embodiment, use molecular hydrogen to drive carbon dioxide fixation. In...
PP27712 Cercis tree named ‘NCCC1’  
‘NCCC1’ is a new cultivar of eastern redbud tree with unique, multi-colored foliage that includes a range and combination of colors including green, white, purple, and pink on emerging and young...
9580722 Transcription factors that regulate nicotine biosynthesis in tobacco  
The present invention provides nucleic acids encoding transcription factors and methods of using these nucleic acids to modulate nicotine production in plants and to produce plants having...
US20170050046 TUMOR IMAGING WITH X-RAYS AND OTHER HIGH ENERGY SOURCES USING AS CONTRAST AGENTS PHOTON-EMITTING PHOSPHORS HAVING THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES  
A system and method for imaging or treating a disease in a human or animal body. The system provides to the human or animal body a pharmaceutical carrier including one or more phosphors which are...
US20170043302 PERVAPORATIVE REMOVAL OF WATER FROM IONIC LIQUID MIXTURES USING IONOMERIC MEMBRANES  
A pervaporation cell is described which may be used for the removal of water from a mixture containing an ionic liquid and water and optionally a solvent, incorporating an ionomeric membrane. A...
US20170037540 CONVERSION OF BORON NITRIDE INTO N-TYPE AND P-TYPE DOPED CUBIC BORON NITRIDE AND STRUCTURES  
Using processes disclosed herein, materials and structures are created and used. For example, processes can include melting boron nitride or amorphous carbon into an undercooled state followed by...
US20170037534 DIRECT CONVERSION OF H-BN INTO C-BN AND STRUCTURES FOR A VARIETY OF APPLICATIONS  
Using processes disclosed herein, materials and structures are created and used. For example, processes can include melting boron nitride or amorphous carbon into an undercooled state followed by...
US20170037533 SYNTHESIS AND PROCESSING OF NOVEL PHASE OF BORON NITRIDE (Q-BN)  
Using processes disclosed herein, materials and structures are created and used. For example, processes can include melting boron nitride or amorphous carbon into an undercooled state followed by...
US20170037532 CONVERSION OF CARBON INTO N-TYPE AND P-TYPE DOPED DIAMOND AND STRUCTURES  
Using processes disclosed herein, materials and structures are created and used. For example, processes can include melting boron nitride or amorphous carbon into an undercooled state followed by...
US20170037531 DIRECT CONVERSION OF CARBON INTO DIAMOND AND STRUCTURES FOR A VARIETY OF APPLICATIONS  
Using processes disclosed herein, materials and structures are created and used. For example, processes can include melting boron nitride or amorphous carbon into an undercooled state followed by...
US20170037530 SYNTHESIS AND PROCESSING OF Q-CARBON, GRAPHENE, AND DIAMOND  
Using processes disclosed herein, materials and structures are created and used. For example, processes can include melting boron nitride or amorphous carbon into an undercooled state followed by...
US20170037481 CHROMOSOMAL ASSESSMENT TO DIFFERENTIATE HISTIOCYTIC MALIGNANCY FROM LYMPHOMA IN DOGS  
This invention relates generally to the discovery of an improved method to differentiate histiocytic malignancy from lymphoma or hemangiosarcoma in dogs.
US20170036917 SYNTHESIS AND PROCESSING OF PURE AND NV NANODIAMONDS AND OTHER NANOSTRUCTURES  
Using processes disclosed herein, materials and structures are created and used. For example, processes can include melting boron nitride or amorphous carbon into an undercooled state followed by...
US20170036912 SYNTHESIS AND PROCESSING OF NOVEL PHASE OF CARBON (Q-CARBON)  
Using processes disclosed herein, materials and structures are created and used. For example, processes can include melting boron nitride or amorphous carbon into an undercooled state followed by...
9560830 Tobacco inbred and hybrid plants and uses thereof  
The present disclosure provides tobacco inbred plants TN90 SRC, CMS TN90 SRC, KY14 SRC, CMS KY14 SRC, L8 SRC, NC775 SRC, CMS NC775 SRC, NC645 SRC, NC638 SRC, CMS NC638 SRC, TN86 SRC, and CMS TN86...
US20170029377 SITE-SPECIFIC DYNAMIC NUCLEAR POLARIZATION NMR AGENTS  
Dynamic nuclear polarization (DNP) agents are provided for DNP nuclear magnetic resonance of analytes. The DNP agents can have the structure A-X-L-R, where A is none or an amphiphilic group; X is...
US20170028083 Methods and Compositions for RNA-Directed Repression of Transcription Using CRISPR-Associated Genes  
The present invention is directed to methods and compositions for targeted gene silencing that provide the ability to not only repress expression but to modulate the repression of expression of...
PP27630 Cercis plant named ‘Pink Pom Poms’  
Cercis ‘Pink Pom Poms’ is a new and distinct variety of redbud tree that has the following unique combination of desirable features that are outstanding in a new variety including (1) ease of...
PP27579 Hybrid flowering cherry tree named ‘NCPH1’  
‘NCPH1’ is a new cultivar of hybrid cherry tree with a strict weeping habit, small stature, and showy pink flowers.