Patents and Patent Applications from Oregon State University


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10479906 Use of fungal pigments from wood-staining fungi as colorants in wood finishes and paints  
Compositions containing fungal pigments and methods for making the compositions are described, as are methods of staining, painting or dyeing objects with such compositions.
PP31042 Hop plant named ‘OR91331’  
A new and distinct Hop plant cultivar named ‘OR91331’ is disclosed, characterized by having an early mature date, resistance to downy mildew (Pseudoperonospora humuli [Miyabe & Takah.] G. W....
US20190336469 SMALL MOLECULE BCL-2 FUNCTIONAL CONVERTERS AS CANCER THERAPEUTICS  
Methods for inducing growth inhibition or apoptosis of Bcl-2-expressing cells and treatments of Bcl-2 expressing cancers are provided. Additionally, assays for agents that can induce apoptosis of...
US20190328731 LIPOSOMAL CIPROFLOXACIN FORMULATIONS WITH ACTIVITY AGAINST NON-TUBERCULOUS MYCOBACTERIA  
Methods of treatment of NTM lung infections using formulations of liposomal ciprofloxacin. Specific liposome formulations and delivery of such for treatment of respiratory tract infections and...
10449763 Amorphous thin metal film  
An amorphous thin metal film can include a combination of metals or metalloids including: 5 at % to 74 at % of a metalloid selected from the group of carbon, silicon, and boron; 5 at % to 74 at %...
US20190319681 SHARED-ANTENNA INTERFACE APPARATUS FOR SIMULTANEOUS TRANSMIT AND RECEIVE  
An apparatus for simultaneous transmit and receive is provided. The apparatus is capable of rejecting or passing transmitter and receiver signals. The apparatus includes: a transmitter; an antenna...
10426112 Single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) markers for Phaseolus vulgaris L. and methods of use thereof in selection efficiency with breeding strategies  
The invention provides processes for marker assisted selection of common beans expressing volatile compounds that provide flavor traits associated with single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs)...
10400128 Nano-cellulose edible coatings and uses thereof  
Disclosed herein are embodiments of a composition comprising at least one cellulose material (such as a cellulose nanomaterial) and an optional inorganic salt component. Some embodiments of the...
10391098 Antisense antibacterial compounds and methods  
Provided are antisense oligomers targeted against or genes associated with a biochemical pathway and/or cellular process, and related compositions and methods of using the oligomers and...
10376508 Liposomal ciprofloxacin formulations with activity against non-tuberculous mycobacteria  
Methods of treatment of NTM lung infections using formulations of liposomal ciprofloxacin. Specific liposome formulations and delivery of such for treatment of respiratory tract infections and...
US20190212586 NANO-CAVITY MODULATOR DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE AND USE  
Compact electro-optic modulator with integrated voltage-switched transparent conductive oxide capacitor with one-dimensional silicon photonic crystal nano-cavity.
US20190208680 HOP VARIETY NAMED 'OR91331'  
A new and distinct Hop plant cultivar named ‘OR91331’ is disclosed, characterized by having an early mature date, resistance to downy mildew (Pseudoperonospora humuli [Miyabe & Takah.] G. W....
10334863 Nano-cellulose coatings to prevent damage in foodstuffs  
Disclosed herein are embodiments of a composition for use in forming films or coatings that prevent damage in foodstuffs, including plants, fruits, and vegetables. The disclosed compositions...
US20190194763 METHODS OF IDENTIFYING AND MODULATING PATHOGEN RESISTANCE IN PLANTS  
Pathogenic fungi from the genus Sphaerulina cause damage to a diverse array of economically important plant species. The present disclosure provides methods of determining whether a plant is...
US20190174693 SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE POLYMORPHISM (SNP) MARKERS FOR PHASEOLUS VULGARIS L. AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF IN SELECTION EFFICIENCY WITH BREEDING STRATEGIES  
The invention provides processes for marker assisted selection of common beans expressing volatile compounds that provide flavor traits associated with single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs)...
US20190169609 ANTISENSE ANTIBACTERIAL COMPOUNDS AND METHODS  
Provided are antisense oligonucleotides targeted against bacterial genes involved in biochemical pathways and/or cellular processes, and related compositions and methods of using the...
10308649 Compounds and methods to suppress autoimmune response  
A composition and method for treating autoimmune disease includes administering an effective amount of an aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) ligand. The AhR ligand includes 11-Cl-BBQ, 10-Cl-BBQ, an...
US20190162429 MEMBRANE HEAT AND MASS EXCHANGER AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURE  
A heat and mass exchange (HMX) device comprising a plurality of membranes arranged in a stack. Adjacent membranes are separated from one another by an airflow channel Each membrane of the stack...
US20190161367 ROTATIONALLY SYMMETRIC PHOTOANALYTIC REACTOR FOR WATER PURIFICATION  
Devices, systems, and methods for the purification of water with a photoreactor. A continuous flow water purification photoreactor having a water inlet, a plurality of illumination sources...
10274421 Sensor devices comprising a metal-organic framework material and methods of making and using the same  
Disclosed herein are embodiments of sensor devices comprising a sensing component able to determine the presence of, detect, and/or quantify detectable species in a variety of environments and...
US20190119101 AMORPHOUS THIN METAL FILM  
An amorphous thin film stack can include a first layer including a combination metals or metalloids including: 5 at % to in 90 at % of a metalloid; 5 at % to 90 at % of a first metal and a second...
US20190106456 COMPOUNDS FOR DELIVERING GLUTATHIONE TO A TARGET AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME  
Disclosed herein are embodiments of compounds that can be used to target glutathione to various target sites, such as cells, mitochondria, and other organelles. Also disclosed herein are...
US20190100007 AMORPHOUS THIN METAL FILM  
An amorphous thin metal film can include a combination of metals or metalloids including: 5 at % to 74 at % of a metalloid selected from the group of carbon, silicon, and boron; 5 at % to 74 at %...
US20190091688 FLUIDIC DEVICES FOR CHROMATOGRAPHIC SEPARATION AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME  
Disclosed herein are embodiments of fluidic devices that can be used to detect the presence (or absence) of analytes in samples by providing separate and distinct chromatographic signals for...
10234734 In-plane switching liquid crystal display backplane using amorphous metal non-linear resistors as active sub-pixel devices  
A physical layout for a circuit using amorphous metal non-linear resistors as active devices for an in-plane switching liquid crystal display sub-pixel is provided. The lower interconnect of the...
US20190078095 ANTISENSE ANTIBACTERIAL COMPOUNDS AND METHODS  
Provided are antisense morpholino oligomers targeted against bacterial virulence factors such as genes that contribute to antibiotic resistance or biofilm formation, or essential genes, and...
US20190077776 REAGENTS AND METHODS FOR BIOORTHOGONAL LABELING OF BIOMOLECULES IN LIVING CELLS  
Tetrazine non-canonical amino acids, methods for genetic encoding proteins and polypeptides using the tetrazine amino acids, proteins and polypeptides comprising the tetrazine amino acids, and...
US20190072493 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ON-CHIP CHEMICAL SEPARATION AND DETECTION  
Microfluidic diatomaceous earth analytical devices (μDADs) comprising highly porous photonic crystal biosilica channels are disclosed. The μDADs can simultaneously perform on-chip chromatography...
US20190063848 LAMINATED MICROCHANNEL HEAT EXCHANGERS  
In one general aspect, a microchannel heat exchanger is disclosed. It includes a cover, a base, and thermally conductive sheets between the cover and the base that each define a series of...
US20190049629 THIN FILMS AND A METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME  
Disclosed herein are embodiments of a porous aluminum oxide thin film having a surface RMS roughness value of less than 1 nm. The thin film may also comprise phosphorus. The disclosed thin films...
US20190033476 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR FORECASTING EARTHQUAKES AND GENERATING EARTHQUAKE ALERTS  
A method and system are disclosed for demonstrating a completely new statistical association between earthquake events, for determining spatially-dependent increases in risk levels following a...
10189519 Leg configuration for spring-mass legged locomotion  
Devices and methods for legged locomotion, including a robotic leg for spring-mass legged locomotion incorporating passive dynamics.
10189003 Continuous microwave-assisted segmented flow reactor for high-quality nanocrystal synthesis  
Systems and methods for synthesizing nanocrystals using continuous, microwave-assisted, segmented flow reactor.
US20190022293 FLUID PURIFICATION SYSTEM  
Certain disclosed embodiments concern systems and methods of preparing dialysate for use in a home dialysis system that is compact and light-weight relative to existing systems and consumes...
10174338 Method to trigger RNA interference  
A method to generate siRNAs in vivo is described, as are constructs and compositions useful in the method. The method does not depend on the use of DNA or synthetic constructs that contain...
10165773 Antimicrobial constructs  
The invention is based on the recognition that known antimicrobial compounds, such as nisin or other lantibiotics, can be made to form a long lasting antimicrobial surface coating by linking the...
US20180362982 ANTISENSE ANTIBACTERIAL COMPOUNDS AND METHODS  
Provided are antisense oligomers targeted against bacterial mRNAs and other macromolecules associated with a biochemical pathway and/or cellular process, and related compositions and methods of...
US20180353956 POLYMER-BASED WELL PLATE DEVICES AND FLUIDIC SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME  
Embodiments of substrate-based devices disclosed herein comprise a polymeric substrate with a hydrophobic polymer coating that defines wells or openings on the polymeric substrate and/or serves as...
US20180303944 THERAPEUTIC COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR TREATMENT OF MUSCLE WASTING DISEASES  
mRNA polymer complexes and drug delivery systems are disclosed herein that include a cationic polymer electrostatically complexed to an mRNA molecule that encodes a desired protein. Also disclosed...
10105476 Fluid purification system  
Certain disclosed embodiments concern systems and methods of preparing dialysate for use in a home dialysis system that is compact and light-weight relative to existing systems and consumes...
US20180290123 CORONA DISCHARGE REACTOR AND METHOD FOR USING  
Disclosed microreactors operate in an electrical discharge mode, such as a pulse mode, an arc mode or a corona discharge mode, and most preferably in a corona discharge mode. A microreactor may...
US20180263754 IMPLANTED PASSIVE ENGINEERED MECHANISMS AND METHODS FOR THEIR USE AND MANUFACTURE  
Implantable passive engineered mechanisms and a method for implanting such devices in a subject are described. The implantable passive engineered mechanism may be made of or comprise a...
US20180258433 RENAL SELECTIVE INHIBITION OF CYTOCHROME P450 3A5  
Compositions and methods for treating hypertension in a subject are provided, including administering an antisense oligomer effective to reduce expression of cytochrome P450 3A5 (CYP3A5) enzyme....
US20180258381 BIO-LAMINA BIOREACTORS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME  
Disclosed herein are embodiments of bio-lamina bioreactors and methods of making and using the same. The bio-lamina bioreactors disclosed herein can make fuels from organic reactants using fluid...
10071174 Bismuth particle X-ray contrast agents  
Radiopaque bismuth particles and methods of making and using the radiopaque bismuth particles are disclosed. The radiopaque bismuth particles include an elemental bismuth core and an outer coating...
US20180249504 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROTECTING LOCATION PRIVACY OF COOPERATIVE SPECTRUM SENSING USERS  
An apparatus is provided which comprises: logic to privately compare one or more received Order Preserving Encrypted (OPE) signal strength (RSS) values, from a plurality of secondary users (SUs),...
10056539 Electrocaloric device  
The present disclosure is drawn to electrocaloric devices, methods of making electrocaloric integrated circuits, and methods of thermally cycling integrated circuits. The electrocaloric device can...
US20180208477 SYNTHESIS OF M13 CLUSTERS FROM ALUMINUM AND GALLIUM MINERAL POLYMORPHS  
A method comprising reacting an aluminum mineral polymorph or a gallium mineral polymorph with an acid at an aluminum metal to acid molar ratio or gallium metal to acid molar ratio sufficient to...
10031242 Low-cost and lower-power radiation spectrometer  
An apparatus for detecting radiation energy includes a first comparator coupled to a first voltage source applying a first threshold voltage to the first comparator. The apparatus includes a...
10030182 Pressure sensitive adhesives based on fatty acids  
A method for making a pressure sensitive adhesive comprising: (a) making at least one epoxidized fatty acid from at least one plant oil, marine oil, other ester of unsaturated fatty acid, or a...