Patents and Patent Applications from University of Arkansas


Match Document Document Title
US20170296321 GRAFT SCAFFOLD WITH PLASMONIC ACTIVITY, AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING SAME  
A two dimensional (2D) active plasmonic scaffold includes a polymer film and one or more nanoparticle layers disposed on the polymer film. The nanoparticles has functional groups attached thereon....
PP28502 Blueberry plant named ‘Norman’  
Description and specifications of a new and distinct blueberry cultivar named ‘Norman’ which originated from seed produced by a hand-pollinated cross of USDA blueberry selection G-566...
9784737 Nanocomposites, methods of making same, and applications of same for multicolor surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) detections  
A nanoagent for surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) detection of a target of interest, includes one or more nanocomposites. The target of interest may include at least one tumor cell or at...
9783817 Methods of expressing and detecting activity of expansin in plant cells  
A method of expressing heterologous expansin in a plant cell is provided where a nucleic acid molecule encoding expansin is introduced into the plant cell and in an embodiment is operably linked...
9783795 Multi-epitope peptide-loaded dendritic cell immunotherapy for cancer  
Peptides of from about 7 to about 50 amino acid residues in length that have epitopes that bind to more than one HLA class II protein and stimulate CD4+ T cells for treatment of cancer from one of...
US20170283858 Simple LAMP PCR Design For Low Resource Setting And Minimal Environmental Footprint  
The present invention provides a device and method for testing a material for the presence of DNA. The system includes a centrifuge, a microchip performing cell lysis and an enclosure that...
US20170281829 BONE REGENERATION USING BIODEGRADABLE POLYMERIC NANOCOMPOSITE MATERIALS AND APPLICATIONS OF THE SAME  
A biocompatible structure includes one or more base structures for regeneration of different tissues. Each base structure includes alternately stacked polymer layers and spacer layers. The polymer...
US20170281790 ENGINEERED FGF COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF  
The present invention relates to the development of stable mutants of FGF-1 and FGF-2. In particular, it relates to novel engineered FGF-1 and FGF-2 polypeptides as well as polynucleotides, DNA...
US20170275303 CHIRAL BINUCLEAR METAL COMPLEXES FOR STEREOSELECTIVE GLYCOSIDE HYDROLYSIS OF SACCHARIDES  
Disclosed herein is a class of chiral binuclear metal complexes for stereoselective glycoside hydrolysis of saccharides, and more particular chiral binuclear transition metal complex catalysts...
9763788 Bone regeneration using biodegradable polymeric nanocomposite materials and applications of the same  
A biocompatible structure includes one or more base structures for regeneration of different tissues. Each base structure includes alternately stacked polymer layers and spacer layers. The polymer...
US20170253640 CLEAVAGE RESISTANT PHOTOLUMINESCENT PROTEINS AND APPLICATIONS THEREOF  
Photoluminescent proteins resistant to protein cleavage reagents are described herein. In being resistant to cleavage reagents, such photoluminesncent proteins can reduce the number of digestion...
US20170252347 DNP and DNP Prodrug Treatment of Neuromuscular, Neurodegenerative, Autoimmune, Developmental, Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, Dry Eye Disease, Hearing Loss and/or Metabolic Diseases  
A composition and method of treatment of neuromuscular, neuromuscular degenerative, neurodegenerative, autoimmune, developmental, traumatic, hearing loss related, and/or metabolic diseases,...
9752099 Conjugated linoleic acid rich vegetable oil production using heterogeneous catalysis  
The invention is directed to CLA-rich vegetable oil production from linoleic rich oils by heterogeneous catalysis. The process produces conjugated PUFA in triglyceride form, preferably at least...
US20170219575 NANOCOMPOSITES AND NANOAGENTS FOR DETECTION AND TREATMENT OF A TARGET OF INTEREST AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING SAME  
A nanocomposite for detection and treatment of a target of interest including tumor cells or pathogens includes at least one nanostructure, each nanostructure having a core and a shell surrounding...
US20170218422 SEPARATOME-BASED PROTEIN EXPRESSION AND PURIFICATION PLATFORM  
Provided is a separatome-based recombinant peptide, polypeptide, and protein expression and purification platform based on the juxtaposition of the binding properties of host cell genomic...
9718967 Nano-tribology compositions and related methods including nano-sheets  
Compositions having a plurality of nanoparticles and nano-sheets are disclosed. Methods of making and using the compositions are also disclosed.
9718668 Method of fabricating a nanochannel system for DNA sequencing and nanoparticle characterization  
A process for fabricating a nanochannel system using a combination of microelectromechanical system (MEMS) microfabrication techniques, atomic force microscopy (AFM) nanolithography, and focused...
9714451 Diagnosis, prognosis and identification of potential therapeutic targets of multiple myeloma based on gene expression profiling  
Gene expression profiling is a powerful tool that has varied utility. It enables classification of multiple myeloma into subtypes and identifying genes directly involved in disease pathogensis and...
9714429 Regulatory sequence of cupin family gene  
This invention is in the field of plant biology and agriculture and relates to novel seed specific promoter regions. The present invention further provide methods of producing proteins and other...
US20170204390 DELIVERY OF THERAPEUTIC AGENTS BY A COLLAGEN BINDING PROTEIN  
Methods of delivering therapeutic agents by administering compositions including a bacterial collagen-binding polypeptide segment linked to the therapeutic agent to subjects in need of treatment...
US20170203284 DOPED-CARBON COMPOSITES, SYNTHESIZING METHODS AND APPLICATIONS OF THE SAME  
A method of synthesizing a doped carbon composite includes preparing a solution having a carbon source material and a heteroatom containing additive, evaporating the solution to yield a plurality...
US20170196971 ANTIBODY GUIDED VACCINES AND METHODS OF USE FOR GENERATION OF RAPID MATURE IMMUNE RESPONSES  
Adjuvant compositions, vaccines, constructs for preparing the adjuvant compositions and vaccines and methods of using the adjuvant compositions and vaccines to enhance immune responses in subjects...
9700573 Compositions comprising nanoparticles and apoptotic agents and methods of use  
A method for treatment of malignant cells includes administering to the malignant cells nanoparticles and etoposide. The nanoparticles are selected from the group consisting of single wall carbon...
US20170182136 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF ENHANCING IMMUNE RESPONSES TO EIMERIA OR LIMITING EIMERIA INFECTION  
Vaccine, vectors and methods of using the vaccine vectors to enhance the immune response to an Apicomplexan parasite and reduce the morbidity or mortality associated with subsequent infection are...
US20170176999 Distributed Celling-Mounted Smart Cameras for Multi-Unmanned Gound Vehicle Routing and Coordination  
An autonomous guided vehicle system that provides decentralized coordination and real-time environmental changes in a workspace to a vehicle. The system includes distributed cameras positioned in...
US20170175166 ACETAMINOPHEN ADDUCTS AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF  
The present disclosure relates to acetaminophen protein adducts and methods of diagnosing acetaminophen toxicity using the acetaminophen protein adducts. The present disclosure provides...
9685878 AC line connector with intermediate DC link  
An electric power transmission system and method that provides a power electronic interface system for connecting a plurality of alternating current transmission lines by one or more direct...
9682170 Nanostructured hydroxyapatite coating for dental and orthopedic implants  
A high-strength coating for dental and orthopedic implants utilizing hydroxyapatite (HAp) nanoparticles provides for a high level of osseointegration through a range of surface pore sizes in the...
9676816 Heparin affinity tag and applications thereof  
In one aspect, affinity tags for recombinant protein purification are described herein which, in some embodiments, can mitigate or overcome disadvantages of prior affinity tag systems. In some...
9675078 Method of delivery of bio-active agents to plant cells by using nano-sized materials as carriers  
A method for regulating properties of a plant, includes: providing a nanoagent having at least one nanocomposite; and delivering the nanoagent to the plant. The nanocomposite has at least one gold...
US20170152134 METHOD OF FABRICATING A NANOCHANNEL SYSTEM FOR DNA SEQUENCING AND NANOPARTICLE CHARACTERIZATION  
A process for fabricating a nanochannel system using a combination of microelectromechanical system (MEMS) microfabrication techniques, atomic force microscopy (AFM) nanolithography, and focused...
US20170150665 Blackberry plant named 'APF-190T'  
Description and specifications of a new and distinct blackberry cultivar named ‘APF-190T’ which originated from seed produced by a hand-pollinated cross of Arkansas selections A-2293T...
US20170150664 Blueberry plant named 'Norman'  
Description and specifications of a new and distinct blueberry cultivar named ‘Norman’ which originated from seed produced by a hand-pollinated cross of USDA blueberry selection G-566...
US20170150015 Pressurized Fluid-Submerged, Internal, Close-Range Photogrammetry System for Laboratory Testing  
A device for measuring strain and volume of a soil sample including an enclosure adapted to receive a soil sample within another enclosure. A base adapted to hold the sample enclosure. The device...
US20170143823 NOVEL MUCOSAL ADJUVANTS AND DELIVERY SYSTEMS  
Adjuvants comprising chitosan cross-linked with an aldehyde or mannosylated chitosan are provided herein. Methods of making the adjuvants and methods of combining or linking the adjuvants with...
9650677 Use of gene expression profiling to predict survival in cancer patient  
Gene expression profiling in multiple myeloma patients identifies genes that distinguish between patients with subsequent early death or long survival after treatment. Poor survival is linked to...
9650674 Nucleic acid probes and methods of using the same  
The present invention provides a composition comprising a fluorescent nucleic acid probe that can be cleaved by enzymatic and non-enzymatic means, and methods of using the same. Advantageously,...
9650589 Nanoparticle compositions and additive packages  
Additive packages including multifunctional additive molecules are disclosed, including, for example, organic medium intercalated with lubricant nanoparticles. The additive package may be...
US20170129930 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR MODULATING NEURONAL DEGENERATION  
The present disclosure provides genetically modified animals and cells comprising a polynucleotide encoding human profilin1. Also provided are methods of assessing the effects of agents in...
9643165 Doped-carbon composites, synthesizing methods and applications of the same  
A method of synthesizing a doped carbon composite includes preparing a solution having a carbon source material and a heteroatom containing additive, evaporating the solution to yield a plurality...
9638666 Sequential differential mobility analyzer and method of using same  
The invention is essentially a sequential (“DMA”) apparatus using a novel arrangement of at least three electrodes and at least two block electrodes to produce a DMA apparatus having at least two...
9637385 Carbon nanotubes and methods of forming same at low temperature  
In one aspect of the invention, a method for growth of carbon nanotubes includes providing a graphitic composite, decorating the graphitic composite with metal nanostructures to form...
US20170106093 DELIVERY OF THERAPEUTIC AGENTS BY A COLLAGEN BINDING PROTEIN  
Methods of delivering therapeutic agents by administering compositions including a bacterial collagen-binding polypeptide segment linked to the therapeutic agent to subjects in need of treatment...
US20170106092 CYTOKINE-CHITOSAN BIOCONJUGATES AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME  
Compositions including chitosan covalently linked to a cytokine or growth factor are provided herein. The compositions can be used to produce pharmaceutical compositions and can be used in methods...
9622444 Soybean cultivar UA 5814HP  
A soybean cultivar designated UA 5814HP is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar UA 5814HP, to the plants of soybean cultivar UA 5814HP, to the plant parts of soybean...
US20170101457 FUSION PROTEINS OF COLLAGEN-BINDING DOMAIN AND PARATHYROID HORMONE  
Fusion proteins containing active agonist or antagonist fragments of parathyroid hormone (PTH) and parathyroid hormone related peptide (PTHrP) coupled to a collagen-binding domain are presented....
9603915 Compositions and methods of enhancing immune responses to Eimeria or limiting Eimeria infection  
Vaccine vectors and methods of using the vaccine vectors to enhance the immune response to an Apicomplexan parasite and reduce the morbidity or morality associated with subsequent infection are...
9598707 Method to increase the yield of products in plant material  
A method to increase the production of products of interest in plant material including plant cultures, such as, for example, cell suspension cultures, root cultures, and hairy root cultures is...
9597367 Methods for improving muscle and heart function  
The present invention encompasses combinations comprising a plurality of amino acids, formulations thereof for use in humans and animals, as well as methods for increasing muscle protein...
US20170056421 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR INHIBITING ANTIAPOPTOTIC Bcl-2 PROTEINS AS ANTI-AGING AGENTS  
The present disclosure provides compositions and methods for selectively killing senescent cells, wherein the selective killing of senescent cells delays aging and treats age-related disorders.