Patents and Patent Applications from North Carolina State University


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US20170359929 Evergreen dogwood 'NCCE1'  
‘NCCE1’ is a new cultivar of evergreen dogwood with an upright, pyramidal habit, dense branching, large showy white bracts, and greyed-purple-colored winter foliage.
US20170355998 Methods and Compositions for Treating Autoimmune Disorders by Targeting Kv1.3 Ion Channels with Functionalized Lipid-Derived Nanovesicles  
Synthesis and pharmaceutical compositions of antibody-functionalized nanovesicles encapsulating ion channel knockout siRNA, and methods of treating autoimmune diseases associated with increased...
US20170347925 MICRONEEDLE ARRAYS FOR BIOSENSING AND DRUG DELIVERY  
Methods, structures, and systems are disclosed for biosensing and drug delivery techniques. In one aspect, a device for detecting an analyte and/or releasing a biochemical into a biological fluid...
9838325 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...
US20170345587 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF CAUSING A ZERO-CURRENT CROSSING IN AN ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT  
Disclosed herein are methods and systems for causing a zero-current crossing in an electrical circuit. The circuit can be a DC circuit in which case a switch is caused to open at or nearly at the...
US20170340039 Multi-Layered Protective Covering and Uses Thereof  
Provided herein are multi-layered protective coverings, wearable multi-layered protective devices, and methods of using the multi-layered protective coverings and wearable multi-layered protective...
9831061 Methods, systems, and computer readable media for measuring and correcting drift distortion in images obtained using a scanning microscope  
The subject matter described herein includes methods, systems, and computer readable media for measuring and correcting drift distortion in images obtained using the scanning microscope. One...
US20170339811 Berberis plant named 'NCBT1'  
A new and distinct Berberis cultivar named ‘NCBT1’ is disclosed, characterized by purple foliage and a distinctively compact and round plant habit. Plants have very low female fertility. The new...
US20170339810 Berberis plant named 'NCBX1'  
A new and distinct Berberis cultivar named ‘NCBX1’ is disclosed, characterized by glossy purple foliage and a very compact plant habit. Plants have no observed female fertility. The new variety is...
US20170333386 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR ATTENUATING ALLERGENICITY IN PROTEIN PRODUCTS  
The invention relates to a low sugar or sugar free concentrated polyphenolic extract comprising at least about 30% polyphenols (w/w) and a protein-polyphenol aggregate matrix comprising at least...
9822481 Methods of forming an artificial leather substrate from leather waste and products therefrom  
Methods of making an artificial leather substrate from leather waste (e.g., shavings, such as wet blue, and/or pulverized trim scrap) and products formed using the artificial leather substrate are...
9822123 De novo synthesis of bacteriochlorins  
A method of making a bacteriochlorin is carried out by condensing a pair of compounds of Formula II to produce the bacteriochlorin, wherein R is an acetal or aldehyde group. The condensing may be...
US20170330986 INTERMETALLIC BONDED MULTI-JUNCTION STRUCTURES  
Multiple semiconductor p-n junctions may be built into a single structure to expand the optical capabilities of a device. For example, multi-junction solar cells have improved efficiencies and...
9816139 Mean DNA copy number of chromosomal regions is of prognostic significance in cancer  
Methods for predicting a disease free time interval (DFI) for a cancer patient under consideration for initial or further chemotherapy treatment are disclosed. The methods include obtaining a...
9815794 Inhibition of bacterial biofilms and microbial growth with imidazole derivatives  
Disclosure is provided for imidazole derivative compounds useful to inhibit the formation of biofilms and/or inhibit microbial growth, compositions including these compounds, devices including...
US20170323885 HIGH QUALITY VARACTOR  
Various examples are provided for varactors (variable capacitors). Described are both simple and complex forms of variable capacitors and improvements thereof. The varactor can be sufficiently...
US20170322011 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR NON-DESTRUCTIVE ESTIMATION OF A LENGTH OF A MEMBER  
An example non-destructive method for estimating a length of a member, which may be embedded, is described herein. The method can include impacting the member, recording a respective signal at...
US20170320810 NOVEL ASPIRIN DERIVATIVES AND USES THEREOF  
The present invention provides novel aspirin derivatives useful for preventing and/or treating cancer. The novel compounds of this invention may be particularly useful for the prevention and/or...
US20170317261 FLEXIBLE THERMOELECTRIC GENERATOR AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURING  
Flexible thermoelectric generators and methods of manufacturing are disclosed. In one embodiment, a flexible thermoelectric generator includes a plurality of pillars, a first and a second...
US20170313637 OXYGEN TRANSFER AGENTS FOR THE OXIDATIVE DEHYDROGENATION OF HYDROCARBONS AND SYSTEMS AND PROCESSES USING THE SAME  
A oxygen transfer agent useful for the oxidative dehydrogenation of saturated hydrocarbons includes at least one mixed oxide derived from manganese or compounds thereof, as well as a promoter,...
US20170303582 REDUCING TOBACCO SPECIFIC NITROSAMINES THROUGH ALTERATION OF THE NITRATE ASSIMILATION PATHWAY  
Provided are modified tobacco plants having reduced nitrate levels and tobacco products generated from the modified tobacco plants having reduced tobacco specific nitrosamines (TSNAs). Also...
PP28553 Buddleja plant named ‘MISS PEARL’  
A new and distinct Buddleja cultivar named ‘MISS PEARL’ is disclosed, characterized by white ruffled flowers, upright spike-like inflorescences, compact growth habit with high lateral branching...
9800278 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...
US20170296595 Mammalian Lung Spheroids and Lung Spheroid Cells and Uses Thereof  
This invention relates generally to the discovery of novel mammalian lung spheroids and lung spheroid cells and uses thereof.
9789286 Active catheter device and associated system and method  
An active catheter device is provided. At least one elongate catheter segment includes an elongate flexible tube member defining an axis, and a pair of ferrule members operably engaged with and...
US20170295687 Ilex plant named 'NCIV2'  
‘NCIV2’ is a new tetraploid cultivar of deciduous holly with a compact, roughly rounded growth habit, and prolific, large, showy orange fruit.
US20170295686 Ilex plant named 'NCIV3'  
‘NCIV3’ is a new male tetraploid cultivar of deciduous holly with a compact, roughly rounded growth habit.
US20170294013 Normalized Defect Characterization of Pulse Thermographic Nondestructive Evaluation  
A method of thermographic nondestructive evaluation may include heating a portion of a surface of an object from a first surface temperature to a second surface temperature that is greater than...
9783789 Beta-hexosyl-transferases and uses thereof  
This invention relates generally to the discovery of novel recombinant forms of β-hexosyl-transferases (BHT) and uses thereof to produce galacto-ligosaccharides (GOS) or as food additives.
US20170290221 Magnolia plant named 'NCMX1'  
‘NCMX1’ is a new cultivar of magnolia with large, fragrant red-purple flowers, an upright habit and a late flowering time.
9777279 Methods and compositions for treating autoimmune disorders by targeting Kv1.3 ion channels with functionalized lipid-derived nanovesicles  
Synthesis and pharmaceutical compositions of antibody-functionalized nanovesicles encapsulating ion channel knockout siRNA, and methods of treating autoimmune diseases associated with increased...
US20170275648 NOVEL CAS9 PROTEINS AND GUIDING FEATURES FOR DNA TARGETING AND GENOME EDITING  
The present invention is directed to methods and compositions comprising novel CRISPR polypeptides and polynucleotides for site-specific cleavage and nicking of nucleic acids, transcriptional...
US20170273324 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...
PP28448 Buddleja plant named ‘Miss Violet’  
A new and distinct variety of Buddleja plant named ‘Miss Violet’ substantially as illustrated and described, characterized by its compact stature, dense and semi-upright growth habit,...
9773962 Formation of bismuth strontium calcium copper oxide superconductors  
A BÏ2212 article may be formed by mixing metallic precursor powders including bismuth, strontium, calcium and copper in an oxygen-free atmosphere, mechanically alloying the metallic precursor...
US20170260371 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...
US20170250404 MULTI-PHASE STRUCTURED CATHODE ACTIVE MATERIAL FOR LITHIUM ION BATTERY  
A lithium deficient cathode active material for lithium-ion batteries is described. More particularly, the lithium deficient cathode active material can have multiphase structures, including both...
PP28347 Deutzia plant named ‘NCDX2’  
‘NCDX2’ is a new cultivar of hybrid Deutzia with a compact, low-growing, arching/spreading growth habit with a profusion of showy pink-striped petals.
9745248 Aspirin derivatives and uses thereof  
The present invention provides novel aspirin derivatives useful for preventing and/or treating cancer. The novel compounds of this invention may be particularly useful for the prevention and/or...
9743870 Microneedle arrays for biosensing and drug delivery  
Methods, structures, and systems are disclosed for biosensing and drug delivery techniques. In one aspect, a device for detecting an analyte and/or releasing a biochemical into a biological fluid...
PP28318 Sweetpotato plant named ‘NCORNSP-019SCSHLM’  
‘NCORNSP-019SCSHLM’ is a moderately-compact to compact, non-twining, upright variety producing many short shoots. It is distinguishable from other cultivars by its yellow green heart shaped leaves...
PP28313 Spiraea ‘NCSX1’  
‘NCSX1’ is a new cultivar of hybrid spiraea that is a triploid selection with a compact habit and multicolored, yellow-orange foliage throughout the growing season with red-purple flowers.
PP28312 Beautyberry ‘NCCX2’  
‘NCCX2’ is a new cultivar of hybrid beautyberry with a compact habit, purple emerging and fall foliage and abundant pink-purple fruit in the fall.
9737247 Microneedle arrays for biosensing and drug delivery  
Methods, structures, and systems are disclosed for biosensing and drug delivery techniques. In one aspect, a^ device for detecting an analyte and/or releasing a biochemical into a biological fluid...
US20170233902 BINARY ENCODING OF SENSORS IN TEXTILE STRUCTURES  
A system and method comprising binary coding in a textile structure can include a textile sensor configured to sense a property and having a yarn pattern. A binary code can be associated with the...
US20170232474 ANODICALLY BONDED VACUUM-SEALED CAPACITIVE MICROMACHINED ULTRASONIC TRANSDUCER (CMUT)  
A capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducer (CMUT) and methods of forming the same are disclosed herein. In one implementation, the CMUT comprises a glass substrate having a cavity; a...
US20170227483 P-TYPE ENVIRONMENTAL STIMULUS SENSOR  
An environmental stimulus sensor can include a substrate, a p-type material, and a conductive contact. The conductive contact can couple an electrode to the p-type material for supplying a current...
US20170226542 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...
US20170226030 ETHYLENE YIELD IN OXIDATIVE DEHYDROGENATION OF ETHANE AND ETHANE CONTAINING HYDROCARBON MIXTURES  
Methods and systems are provided for oxidative dehydrogenation of a hydrocarbon feed stream to produce a product stream with improved ethylene yield. The methods can include the steps of (i)...
US20170224280 SMART SENSING SYSTEMS AND RELATED METHODS  
A smart patch including multi-component strands integrated into clothing or other textiles where the strands of the smart patch include sensory elements that can simultaneously measure tactile...