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US20140217885 Pulsed Depressed Collector  
A high power RF device has an electron beam cavity, a modulator, and a circuit for feed-forward energy recovery from a multi-stage depressed collector to the modulator. The electron beam cavity...
US20140217269 COUPLED WAVEGUIDES FOR SLOW LIGHT SENSOR APPLICATIONS  
An optical device includes at least one optical waveguide including a plurality of elongate portions. Light propagates sequentially and generally along the elongate portions. At least two elongate...
8797540 Slow-light fiber Bragg grating sensor  
In certain embodiments, an optical device and a method of use is provided. The optical device can include a fiber Bragg grating and a narrowband optical source. The narrowband optical source can be...
8796201 Enzyme treatment of foodstuffs for celiac sprue  
Administering an effective dose of glutenase to a Celiac or dermatitis herpetiformis patient reduces levels of toxic gluten oligopeptides, thereby attenuating or eliminating the damaging effects of...
8795968 Method to produce DNA of defined length and sequence and DNA probes produced thereby  
A method for producing a single stranded DNA (ssDNA) molecule of a defined length and sequence is disclosed. This method enables the preparation of, inter alia, probes of greater length than can be...
8795746 Therapeutic use of mucin glycans  
A therapeutic formulation containing mucin glycans derived from one or a number of nutritionally appropriate sources is described.
8795734 Hydrophobic nanotubes and nanoparticles as transporters for the delivery of drugs into cells  
Methods and materials for delivering biologically active molecules to cells in vitro or in vivo are provided. The methods and materials use carbon nanotubes or other hydrophobic particles, tubes...
8795628 Molecular imaging of living subjects using Raman spectroscopy and labeled Raman nanoparticles  
Methods of imaging a living host using Raman nanoparticles; methods of generating a true image of a living host having been administered Raman nanoparticles; methods of multiplex imaging of a...
US20140212378 Method to Detect the Onset and to Monitor the Recurrence of Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease in Transplantation Patients  
The described invention comprises a method for detecting the onset or monitoring the recurrence of chronic graft versus host disease (cGVHD) in a transplantation patient. The method comprises...
US20140210469 NONRIGID MOTION CORRECTION IN 3D USING AUTOFOCUSING WITH LOCALIZED LINEAR TRANSLATIONS  
A method for providing an magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with nonrigid motion correction of an object is provided. An MRI excitation is applied to the object. A magnetic field read out from the...
8792976 Brain machine interface  
Artificial control of a prosthetic device is provided. A brain machine interface contains a mapping of neural signals and corresponding intention estimating kinematics (e.g. positions and...
8791696 System and method providing preamplifier feedback for magnetic resonance imaging  
A system and method for generating preamplifier feedback in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems are provided. A preamplifier arrangement for the MRI system includes a plurality of...
US20140207426 SIMULATION OF PHENOMENA CHARACTERIZED BY PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS  
Various aspects of the present disclosure are directed toward apparatus, methods, and articles of manufacture for simulating a physical phenomenon characterized by a set of partial differential...
US20140206566 Methods and Compositions for Determining a Graft Tolerant Phenotype in a Subject  
Methods are provided for determining whether a subject has a graft tolerant phenotype. In practicing the subject methods, the expression of at least one gene in a sample from the subject, e.g., a...
US20140206547 HAPLOTYING OF HLA LOCI WITH ULTRA-DEEP SHOTGUN SEQUENCING  
Methods are provided to determine the entire genomic region of a particular HLA locus including both intron and exons. The resultant consensus sequences provides linkage information between...
US20140205575 In Vivo Iron Labeling of Stem Cells and Tracking these Labeled Stem Cells after their Transplantation  
Intravenous ferumoxytol is used to effectively label mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) in vivo and is used for in vivo tracking of stem cell transplants with magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. The method...
US20140204184 VARIABLE IMAGING ARRANGEMENTS AND METHODS THEREFOR  
Various approaches to imaging involve selecting directional and spatial resolution. According to an example embodiment, images are computed using an imaging arrangement to facilitate selective...
8788021 Live being optical analysis system and approach  
Analysis of live beings is facilitated. According to an example embodiment of the present invention, a light-directing arrangement such as an endoscope is mounted to a live being. Optics in the...
8785763 Joined nanostructures and methods therefor  
Nanostructures are joined using one or more of a variety of materials and approaches. As consistent with various example embodiments, two or more nanostructures are joined at a junction between the...
US20140200689 QUANTUM COMPUTER AND QUANTUM COMPUTING USING ISING MODEL  
For each pair of a plurality of slave lasers B for which injection synchronization is performed by a master laser M, by controlling the intensity of light exchanged between two slave lasers B and...
US20140200179 WNT COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF  
Wnt compositions and methods for their use are provided. Compositions of the invention comprise fragments of wnt polypeptides having a desired biological activity, which fragments are referred to...
8778888 Cystine knot peptides binding to alpha IIb beta 3 integrins and methods of use  
Disclosed are peptides having a cystine knot structural motif and comprising a sequence engineered for specificity against αIIbβ3 integrin, found on platelets, and a method of using the same in a...
8778638 Phased genome sequencing  
The present disclosure provides methods for determining phased nucleic acid sequence for a single chromosome of interest and/or a single chromosomal fragment of interest. The present disclosure...
8778537 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Device and electrode having nanoporous graphite with lithiated sulfur for advanced rechargeable batteries
 
Methods, systems and devices are implemented in connection with rechargeable batteries. One such device includes a cathode that has lithiated sulfur. The device also includes a porous structure...
8778338 Combination enzyme therapy for digestion of dietary gluten  
A combination enzyme product consisting of a glutamine specific endoprotease and a prolyl endopeptidase is provided. Both enzymes are active and stable in the stomach and can therefore be...
US20140194595 Method and Composition for Crystallizing G Protein-Coupled Receptors  
Certain embodiments provide a method for crystallizing a GPCR. The method may employ a fusion protein comprising: a) a first portion of a G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR), where the first portion...
US20140192952 MODULATING GANTRY ROTATION SPEED AND IMAGE ACQUISITION IN RESPIRATORY CORRELATED (4D) CONE BEAM CT IMAGES  
A method of optimizing 4D cone beam computed tomography (4DCBCT) imaging is provided that includes using a scanner to generate projections of a target, where the projections are used to form a cone...
US20140192950 COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY SYSTEM WITH DYNAMIC BOWTIE FILTER  
A CT apparatus for scanning an object is provided. An x-ray source is provided, wherein the x-ray source provides a collimated x-ray beam with a cross-section with a length and thickness. A...
US20140191654 Distributed Coupling High Efficiency Linear Accelerator  
A microwave circuit for a linear accelerator includes multiple monolithic metallic cell plates stacked upon each other so that the beam axis passes vertically through a central acceleration cavity...
8772295 Modulators of aldehyde dehydrogenase and methods of use thereof  
The present disclosure provides compounds that function as modulators of aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH) enzymatic activity, as well as compositions and formulations comprising the compounds. The...
8772048 Fluorogenic compounds converted to fluorophores by photochemical or chemical means and their use in biological systems  
Fluorophores derived from photoactivatable azide-pi-acceptor fluorogens or from a thermal reaction of an azide-pi-acceptor fluorogen with an alkene or alkyne are disclosed. Fluorophores derived...
8771967 Immunomodulation of functional T cell assays for diagnosis of infectious or autoimmune disorders  
Improved assays for detecting the presence of a specific cell-mediated immune response in an individual are provided, where a sample comprising T cells and other cells of the immune system, usually...
8771689 Alpha B-crystallin as a therapy for ischemia or inflammation  
The invention provides methods for treating inflammatory diseases by administering to the subject an effective amount of an agent that provides alpha B-crystallin activity, where the dose is...
8770306 Inert gas injection to help control or extinguish coal fires  
A method of locating and controlling subsurface coal fires is provided that includes mapping a subsurface coal bed fire using a magnetometer, where the mapping includes locating a combustion zone...
US20140188966 Floating-point multiply-add unit using cascade design  
A floating-point fused multiply-add (FMA) unit embodied in an integrated circuit includes a multiplier circuit cascaded with an adder circuit to produce a result A*C+B. To decrease latency, the FMA...
US20140188544 Method and System for Automatically Generating Information Dependencies  
A method according to an embodiment of the present invention infers a network of information dependence in real-time by capturing the manner in which computer users interact with files. For...
US20140187619 TREATMENTS FOR DIABETES MELLITUS AND OBESITY  
Methods of treatment in subjects suffering from diabetes mellitus or obesity are provided. The methods comprise the step of administering an active agent directly to the small intestine in the...
US20140187519 BIOMARKERS FOR PREDICTING MAJOR ADVERSE EVENTS  
Provided herein are diagnostic markers and uses thereof for predicting if a subject is at risk of a major adverse event. In particular, one aspect provided herein relates to methods to determine if...
8765414 GPCR fusion protein containing an N-terminal autonomously folding stable domain, and crystals of the same  
Certain embodiments provide a GPCR fusion protein. In particular embodiments, the GPCR fusion protein comprises: a) a G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR); and b) an autonomously folding stable...
8765390 Identification and isolation of squamous carcinoma stem cells  
Squamous carcinoma stem cells (SCSC) are identified. The cells can be prospectively isolated or identified from primary tumor samples, and are shown to possess the unique properties of cancer stem...
8765098 Star polymers, methods of preparation thereof, and uses thereof  
A composition of matter comprising an amphiphilic star polymer, the star polymer comprising a crosslinked microgel core and 6 or more independent polymer arms covalently linked to the core, the 6...
US20140179751 Compounds and Compositions That Bind and Stabilize Transthyretin and Their Use for Inhibiting Transthyretin Amyloidosis and Protein-Protein Interactions  
Disclosed herein are compounds and compositions thereof which find use in increasing stability of proteins particularly proteins that tend to misfold and form aggregates. Also provided herein are...
US20140178913 Detection of Molecular Interactions Using a Reduced Affinity Enzyme Complementation Reporter System  
Methods and compositions for detecting molecular interactions are provided. Aspects of the invention include the use of a reduced affinity enzyme complementation reporter system. Also provided are...
US20140178352 PEPTIDE INHIBITORS OF PROTEIN KINASE C  
PKC V5 isozyme-specific peptides are described. The sequences and compositions comprising the sequences are useful for treating disease states associated with the PKC isozyme from which they are...
US20140178022 WAVEGUIDE APPARATUSES AND METHODS  
Optical fiber waveguides and related approaches are implemented to facilitate communication. As may be implemented in accordance with one or more embodiments, a waveguide has a substrate including...
US20140177794 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FOCAL SPOT DEFLECTION  
An X-ray tube and methods for imaging are disclosed. The X-ray tube includes an emitter configured to generate an electron beam. Further, the X-ray tube includes a target configured to generate...
US20140174928 METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR FILTERING WATER FLUID BY SCREENING IONIC MINERALS  
Various aspects of the present disclosure are directed toward apparatus and methods method for filtering water fluid by screening ionic minerals including sodium chloride from the water fluid. In...
8759424 Coated biodegradable building article  
A composite material includes a matrix composed of a polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) polymer and a filler composed of particles dispersed in the matrix. The particles are composed of naturally-derived...
8759312 Methods and compositions for reducing viral genome amounts in a target cell  
Methods and compositions for reducing viral genome amounts in a target cell are provided. In the subject methods, the activity of a miRNA is inhibited in a manner sufficient to reduce the amount of...
8758750 Synergistic anti-CD47 therapy for hematologic cancers  
Methods are provided for treatment of hematologic cancers, particularly lymphomas and leukemias, including without limitation myelogenous and lymphocytic leukemias. A combination of antibodies...