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4866030 Method of producing high temperature superconductors by a molten hydroxide process  
The present invention is directed to a method of producing metal oxides which are useful as high temperature superconductors. The method comprises the steps of: (a) mixing generally stoichiometric...
4859768 Derivatives of 2', 5'-oligoadenylate and antiviral uses thereof  
Synthetic analogs of 2',5'-oligoadenylate wherein the aglycon, ribosyl moiety and/or terminal nucleoside have been modified are effective antiviral agents for pharmaceutical and agricultural use....
4818685 Method and kit for diagnosing bloom's syndrome  
A method and kit for diagnosing Bloom's syndrome are provided relying on specific monoclonal antibodies, such as ATCC HB-9311, which recognize the base excision repair pathway enzyme uracil DNA...
4808088 Pneumatic drive circuit for an artificial ventricle including systolic pressure control  
A pneumatic drive circuit for a pneumatically-driven artificial ventricle having a gas chamber and a blood chamber separated by a flexible diaphragm. The drive circuit comprises a source of...
4807482 Method and apparatus for measuring stimuli applied to a piezoelectric transducer  
A method of and apparatus for measuring a stimulus, e.g. a force, applied to a piezoelectric transducer. The method comprises sampling the output of the transducer in response to the stimulus at...
4806465 Cytoplasmic antigens of candida albicans and methods of using the same  
Two novel hybridoma cell lines, ATCC #HB-8397 and ATCC #HB-8398 produce monoclonal antibody monospecific to a single determinant shared by a set of three closely related cytoplasmic antigens of...
4797234 Production of sustained release composition from salt-form reactants  
Sustained-released delivery forms comprising the reaction product of a Lewis acid salt with a Lewis base salt at the phase interface of their respective aqueous and non-aqueous solution to form an...
4781715 Cardiac prosthesis having integral blood pressure sensor  
An integral blood pressure sensor for a cardiac prosthesis of the type having a fluid chamber and a blood chamber separated by a flexible diaphragm which is actuated by a drive fluid pulsatingly...
4758562 Method for inducing hypothermia and/or poikilothermia  
A combination of drugs including a kappa opioid receptor agonist and a dopamine receptor blocker or dopamine receptor agonist provides a synergistic effect in inducing hypothermia and/or...
4743583 Sustained release protein compositions and method for making  
Lewis acid-Lewis base high molecular weight salt microparticulate material of the type referred to in U.S. Pat. No. 3,959,457, which include biologically active peptides and proteins solubilized...
4740306 Chromatographic column  
A chromatographic column and process for isolating or purifying steroid hormone or cell membrane receptors using the column are provided in which the column contains at least three resin layers...
4739751 Apparatus and method for reconstructive surgery  
A method and apparatus for the permanent surgical reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament in the human knee, which will stabilize the tibia and femur relative to each other and restore a...
4721113 Method of predicting the occurrence of deep vein thrombosis by non-invasive measurement of vessel diameter  
A method of predicting the occurrence of deep vein thrombosis after a surgical procedure comprises monitoring changes in the internal diameter of a blood vessel using a non-invasive ultrasound...
4719158 Process and apparatus for converting rocking motion into electrical energy  
A device and method for converting ocean wave energy into electricity either on moored buoys or in small vessels. The device and method of the invention utilize a U-shaped tube in communication...
4705171 Wrapper for delivering sterile disposables  
The present invention is directed to an improved package for wrapping sterile disposable articles, such as surgical gowns. The package generally includes a generally rectangular wrapping material...
4677038 Gas concentration cells for utilizing energy  
An apparatus and method for utilizing energy, in which the apparatus may be used for generating electricity or as a heat pump. When used as an electrical generator, two gas concentration cells are...
4670382 Monoclonal antibody to Candida albicans cytoplasmic antigens and methods of preparing same  
Two novel hybridoma cell lines, ATCC #HB-8397 and ATCC #HB-8398 produce monoclonal antibody monospecific to a single determinant shared by a set of three closely related cytoplasmic antigens of...
4657349 Electro- and magneto-optic devices  
An electro- and magneto-optic device which comprises a fluid suspension of anisotropic platelets in a dielectric media, and a means for imposing an electrical or magnetic field on the suspension....
4649038 Cyanogen polymers and pyropolymers and fibers thereof  
A novel polycyanogen (MW at least 500) is made by electrochemical polymerization of cyanogen in solution. Fiber and pyrolyzed forms of this polymer and methods of making same are also described.
4596769 Monoclonal antibodies to peptidoglycan and methods of preparing same  
Several novel hybridoma cell lines, ATCC #HB-8510, 8511, 8512, 8513, 8514, 8515, 8516, and 8517 produce monoclonal antibody to an antigen, peptidoglycan, which is a normal structural component of...
4460492 Low viscosity lyotropic cholesteric liquid crystal compositions  
A low viscosity, short pitch, cholesteric liquid crystal composition consisting of an alkali cromoglycate dissolved in water or water with a polar solvent, together with an optically active solute...
4446230 Test method for the laboratory diagnosis of Gonorrhea and test strain of neisseria gonorrhoeae  
A strain of Neisseria gonorrhoeae ATCC 31953 is described which is abnormal in that it has characteristically poor growth on chocolate agar at a temperature range of about 30° C. to about 37° C....
4427646 Use of radiolabeled peptide derived from crosslinked fibrin to locate thrombi in vivo  
A method of locating thrombi in vivo comprising the steps of administering a radiolabeled peptide selected from the group consisting of Fragment E1 isolated from cross-linked fibrin, Fragment E2...
4335093 Process of converting wind energy to elemental hydrogen and apparatus therefor  
A system is described for the conversion of the energy in the wind over oceanic regions into hydrogen which can be used as a supplement to or replacement for fossil fuels. The system is based on...
4323561 Process of enhancing immmunogenic response in mammals by the administration of synthetic glycolipid adjuvants  
A process is described for enhancing the immunogenic response of mammals. N-acylated-D-glucosamines were administered parenterally in the form of liposomes to mice at or before the time of...
4293193 Amine-substituted liquid crystal compositions  
A group of novel, low temperature liquid crystalline compounds with terminal, primary or secondary amino polar electron donating groups are disclosed. These include, for example, p-alkyl-or...
4241149 Canal clathrate complex solid electrolyte cell  
An electrolytic cell wherein one of the elements is comprised of a canal clathrate complex of benzophenone and a polyiodide salt of a cation from a group consisting of potassium (K+), sodium...
4178517 Process for conversion of ocean wave energy into electric power and apparatus  
A method and apparatus is provided for direct conversion of ocean wave energy into electric power. The apparatus has no moving parts, and uses wave motion to vary the pressure of hydrogen gas in...
4176918 Fluorescent liquid crystal display  
A liquid crystal composition for improved electro-optic displays. The composition undergoes an electrically induced cholesteric-nematic phase transition and includes fluorescent materials which...
4170477 Method for making polysulfur nitride and product thereof  
Irradiation of collected S4 N4 decomposition products with light or radiation in the γ to visible range enhances the initiation of polymerization of the decomposition products to produce...
4155352 Nystagmus processor for EEG machines  
A pair of active probes and a datum probe are affixedto the patient, and the active probes' signals are coupled to a preamplifier involving both common mode rejection and differential...
4138358 Liquid crystal compositions  
Liquid crystal mixtutre of donor and acceptor molecules, the first consisting of a liquid crystal compound having an unshared electron pair (the donor) and the second generally consisting of an...
4104204 Photosensitization of oxygen to the singlet excited state using ion exchange resin to which is attached a dye and photooxidative waste water treatment  
A composition and method for the oxidation of organic contaminants in waste water by subjection to heterogeneous photosensitized oxidation is disclosed.
4078971 Bound, active cellular organelles and method of producing same  
Cellular organelles, examples of which are mitochondria, microsomes and chloroplasts, are bound in an active state on a substantially inert and insoluble support surface, examples of which are...
4066567 Liquid crystal cumulative dosimeter  
Cumulative temperature dosimeter utilizes a temperature dependent reaction in a cholesteric liquid crystal composition to produce a color change indicative of temperature exposure over a period of...
4011046 Liquid crystal quantitative analysis method for optically active compounds  
Using a standardized cell containing a thin layer of an aligned nematic liquid crystalline material, a relationship is determined between concentration of an optically active solute material in...
4008136 Process for the treatment of waste water by heterogeneous photosensitized oxidation  
A composition and method for the oxidation of organic contaminants in waste water by subjection to heterogeneous photosensitized oxidation is disclosed.
3959457 Microparticulate material and method of making such material  
In a finely dispersed emulsion of a water immiscible solution of an organic polyfunctional Lewis base and an aqueous solution of a partially hydrophilic, partially lipophilic polyfunctional Lewis...
3932298 Nematic liquid crystals with charge-transfer acceptors as dopants  
Nematic liquid crystal compositions including a relatively small amount of a charge-transfer acceptor dopant exhibit substantially different voltage-transmission characteristics in dynamic...
3853785 STABLE LIQUID CRYSTAL MIXTURES INCLUDING ANIL-TYPE NEMATIC COMPOUNDS  
Stable anil-type nematic liquid crystals of the formula ##SPC1## Wherein R1 and R2 are each an alkyl, alkoxy, alkylester, aryl, aryloxy, arylester, aralkyl, carboxylic acid, halogen, nitro, cyano...
3827780 STABLE ANIL-TYPE NEMATIC LIQUID CRYSTALS  
Stable anil-type nematic liquid crystals are provided of the formula ##SPC1## Wherein R1 and R2 are each an alkyl, alkoxy, alkylester, aryl, aryloxy, arylester, aralkyl, carboxylic acid, halogen,...
3793149 CELL-BOUND KERATINOLYTIC ENZYMES OR TRICHOPHYTON MENTAGROPHYTES AND PROCESS THEREFOR  
Two cell-bound keratinases are produced by incubating T. mentagrophytes for several days in growth medium, at a pH of 7.8, containing horse hair, magnesium salt, thiamine, pyridoxine and inositol....
3741198 RADIOLOGICAL DIAGNOSTIC METHOD  
A radiological diagnostic method is provided in which a radiopaque ferrofluid is injected into a body system which is to be studied, such as the subarachnoid space surrounding the spinal cord. The...
3681363 SPIRO(IMIDAZOLIDINE-4,3'-QUINUCLIDINE)-2,5-DIONES  
Spiro(imidazolidine-4,3'-quinuclidine)-2,5-dione and the 1-methyl homolog thereof have been prepared and found useful as anti-convulsant agents.
3678922 DILUTION METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MEASUREMENT OF FLUID FLOW RATE  
A dilution technique for measuring fluid flow rate within a circulating fluid system is disclosed, comprising continuous processing of a response signal following injection of an injectate into...
3674645 KERATINOLYTIC ENZYME ISOLATED FROM TRICHOPHYTON MENTAGORPHYTES AND PROCESS THEREFOR  
Keratinase is produced by incubating T. Mentagrophytes for several days in growth medium, at a pH of 6-9, containing animal hair, magnesium salt, thiamine, pyridoxine and inositol. Preferably,...
3666675 METHOD FOR PRODUCING LUMINESCENCE USING COMPLEX LUMINESCENT MATERIALS  
Luminescence is produced by stimulating a ligand compound wherein the ligand forming atom, either phosphorus or arsenic, is bound in a complex molecule with three organic radicals, at least one of...
3607659 FERMENTATION APPARATUS  
Apparatus is provided in the form of fermentation vessels which are provided with caps for substantially sealing the same against contamination, and with tube means for communicating between the...
3513485 PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE ASSEMBLY  
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