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US20160227687 STRAWBERRY PLANT NAMED 'CABRILLO'  
‘Cabrillo’ is a day-neutral strawberry cultivar that is moderate to strong in expressing the day-neutral character. ‘Cabrillo’ will be of special interest for winter plantings and in summer...
US20160225542 SOLID-STATE SUPERCAPACITOR  
Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a solid-state supercapacitor. The solid-state supercapacitor includes a first electrode, a second electrode, and a solid-state ionogel structure...
US20160225146 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ANALYSIS OF VOLUMETRIC DATA  
A method for modeling complex shapes from volumetric data utilizing spherical wave decomposition (SWD) combines angular-only basis functions of the SPHARM with spherical Bessel functions as the...
US20160224711 DISTRIBUTED LC RESONANT TANKS CLOCK TREE SYNTHESIS  
A technique for implementing a clock tree distribution network having a clock buffer and a plurality of LC tanks that each take into \consideration local capacitance distributions and conductor...
US20160224408 REWRITING FLASH MEMORIES BY MESSAGE PASSING  
Disclosed are constructions of WOM codes that combine rewriting and error correction for mitigating the reliability and the endurance problems typically experienced with flash memory. A rewriting...
US20160223559 TETRAZINE-CONTAINING COMPOUNDS AND SYNTHETIC METHODS THEREOF  
Described herein are tetrazine derivatives and efficient synthetic methods of synthesis thereof using elimination-Heck cascade reaction. Provided herein is the synthesis of conjugated tetrazines...
US20160223453 REAL-TIME LABEL-FREE HIGH-THROUGHPUT CELL SCREENING IN FLOW  
A label-free imaging-based flow cytometer that measures size and cell protein concentration simultaneously is disclosed. Cell protein concentration adds a parameter to cell classification that...
US20160222456 URINE EXOSOME mRNAs AND METHODS OF USING SAME TO DETECT DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY  
Embodiments of the invention relate generally to methods of identifying subjects likely to develop diabetes-associated damage to the nephron, or subjects in the early stages of diabetic...
US20160222455 METHODS FOR DIAGNOSING ISCHEMIA  
This invention provides methods and compositions for diagnosing ischemia, ischemia reference expression profiles, and methods for identifying compounds for treating or preventing ischemia.
US20160222448 METHOD TO ESTIMATE THE AGE OF TISSUES AND CELL TYPES BASED ON EPIGENETIC MARKERS  
A method for determining the age of a biological sample comprising measuring a methylation level of a set of methylation markers in genomic DNA of the biological sample. An age of the biological...
US20160222177 Novel Polymer Useful for an Ion Exchange Membrane  
The present invention provides for a polymer formed by reacting a first reactant polymer, or a mixture of first reactant polymers comprising different chemical structures, comprising a substituent...
US20160222069 PROTEINS WITH REPETITIVE BACTERIAL-IG-LIKE (BIG) DOMAINS PRESENT IN LEPTOSPIRA SPECIES  
The invention relates to three isolated DNA molecules that encode for proteins, BigL1, BigL2 and BigL3, in the Leptospira sp bacterium which have repetitive Bacterial-Ig-like (Big) domains and...
US20160222068 CONSTRUCTS FOR EXPRESSING BIOLOGICAL MOLECULES THAT INTEGRATE INTO BACTERIAL MICROCOMPARTMENTS  
A conserved region of sequence in bacterial microcompartment (BMC) enzymes and proteins was identified. Peptide sequences derived from this conserved region of native BMC proteins and enzymes...
US20160222048 AUTOMATED CARBOHYDRATE SYNTHESIS  
The present invention provides a method of preparing an isolated oligosaccharide or glycolipid by preparing the oligosaccharide or glycolipid having a hydrophobic group, such as a perfluorinated...
US20160221976 RADIOMITIGATING PHARMACEUTICAL FORMULATIONS  
The present disclosure relates to compounds of Formula (I) and (II), compositions containing the compounds (alone or in combination with other agents), and their use to prevent, mitigate or treat...
US20160220725 SYSTEM FOR SUTURELESS CLOSURE OF SCLERAL PERFORATIONS AND OTHER OCULAR TISSUE DISCONTINUITIES  
The present disclosure describes, among other things, a thermo-responsive hydrogel comprising a PNIPAM copolymer having adhesive properties that are temperature dependent, as well as a device for...
US20160220538 IDENTIFICATION OF SMALL MOLECULES THAT FACILITATE THERAPEUTIC EXON SKIPPING  
This invention relates, e.g., to a method for enhancing exon skipping in a pre-mRNA of interest, comprising contacting the pre-mRNA with an effective amount of a small molecule selected from the...
US20160220509 THERAPEUTIC COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING MONOTERPENES  
This invention provides a compositions for transport of a therapeutic agent. The compositions contain a therapeutic agent and a monoterpene or an analog thereof. In one aspect, the monoterpene is...
US20160220182 METHODS FOR DETERMINING TOTAL BODY SKELETAL MUSCLE MASS  
The present invention is based on the finding that enrichment of D3-creatinine in a urine sample following oral administration of a single defined dose of D3-creatine can be used to calculate...
US20160220172 SEM SCANNER SENSING APPARATUS, SYSTEM AND METHODOLOGY FOR EARLY DETECTION OF ULCERS  
A handheld, conforming capacitive sensing apparatus configured to measure Sub-Epidermal Moisture (SEM) as a mean to detect and monitor the formation of pressure ulcers. The device incorporates an...
9408076 Sensor-assisted biometric authentication for smartphones  
During a technique for authenticating a user using a portable electronic device (such as a smartphone) while preventing successful 2D media attacks and virtual-camera attacks, the portable...
9407994 Direct drive micro hearing device  
A device and methods are provided for a hearing device. In one embodiment, a hearing device includes a microphone to receive sound, an interactive tip and actuator. The actuator can include an...
9406307 Method and apparatus for polyphonic audio signal prediction in coding and networking systems  
A method, device, and apparatus provide the ability to predict a portion of a polyphonic audio signal for compression and networking applications. The solution involves a framework of a cascade of...
9404986 Measuring biological tissue parameters using diffusion magnetic resonance imaging  
Methods, devices and systems are disclosed for measuring biological tissue parameters using restriction spectrum magnetic resonance imaging. In one aspect, a method of characterizing a biological...
9404036 Alkali metal and alkali earth metal gadolinium halide scintillators  
The present invention provides for a composition comprising an inorganic scintillator comprising a gadolinium halide, optionally cerium-doped, having the formula AnGdXm:Ce; wherein A is nothing,...
9403915 Compositions and methods useful for ionic liquid treatment of biomass  
The present invention provides for novel compositions and methods for recycling or recovering ionic liquid used in IL pretreated cellulose and/or lignocellulosic biomass (LBM).
9403908 Method for altering hematopoietic progenitor cell adhesion, differentiation, and migration  
The present invention satisfies the need in the art by providing methods for altering hematopoietic progenitor cell adhesion and/or migration to a target tissue, and for altering hematopoietic...
9403875 Cage-like bifunctional chelators, copper-64 radiopharmaceuticals and PET imaging using the same  
Disclosed is a class of versatile Sarcophagine based bifunctional chelators (BFCs) containing a hexa-aza cage for labeling with metals having either imaging, therapeutic or contrast applications...
9403815 Compounds and uses thereof in modulating levels of various amyloid beta peptide alloforms  
The invention provides a novel compound having a structure corresponding to Formula (I): (A)-(B)-(C)-(D) (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or prodrug thereof and methods for using them.
9403781 Crystalline 1H-1,2,3-triazol-5-ylidenes  
The present invention provides novel and stable crystalline 1H-1,2,3 triazolium carbenes and metal complexes of 1H-1,2,3 triazolium carbenes. The present invention also provides methods of making...
9403753 Dual site catalyst for mild, selective nitrile reduction  
A ruthenium bis(pyrazolyl)borate scaffold that enables cooperative reduction reactivity in which boron and ruthenium centers work in concert to effect selective nitrile reduction is provided. The...
9403725 Inserting inhibitor to create part boundary isolation during 3D printing  
A 3D printing system may print a desired 3D object. A fusible powder may fuse when subjected to a fusing condition. A deposition system may deposit portions of the fusible powder on a substrate. A...
9403053 Exercise promotion, measurement, and monitoring system  
An exercise system comprising: an exercise cycle comprising a crank, wherein the crank is configured to be rotated by a user; and a sensing unit coupled to the exercise cycle, wherein the sensing...
9403010 Specific deep brain stimulation for enhancement of memory  
A site-specific deep brain stimulation for enhancement of memory is described. A method of the site-specific deep brain stimulation for enhancement of memory may include implanting intracranial...
9402882 Method for bone marrow preservation or recovery  
Methods for enhancing or stimulating hematopoiesis including the step of administering Interleukin-12 (IL-12) to yield hematopoietic recovery in a mammal in need. Preferred methods include the...
9402537 Minimally obstructive compact speculum  
Medical instruments, particularly structurally-adjustable speculums and retractors for obstetrical and gynecological operations, procedures, and examinations, including a minimally obstructive...
US20160218363 LITHIUM AND SODIUM CONTAINING LAYERED OXIDE MATERIAL, CATHODES AND SODIUM ION ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS  
Cathode materials and cathodes for sodium and sodium-ion cells and batteries include sodium, lithium and transition metal oxide cathode materials. An example cathode is the composition...
US20160217379 Shapelet-Based Oilfield Equipment Failure Prediction and Detection  
A method for predicting a failure of oilfield equipment based on univariate time series includes providing training data by a sensor. A training data stream comprising the training data is...
US20160217319 UNIFIED FACE REPRESENTATION FOR INDIVIDUAL RECOGNITION IN SURVEILLANCE VIDEOS AND VEHICLE LOGO SUPER-RESOLUTION SYSTEM  
A new image-based representation and an associated reference image is disclosed called the emotion avatar image (EAI), and the avatar reference, respectively, which leverages the out-of-plane head...
US20160216228 METAL AND METAL OXIDE CO-FUNCTIONALIZED SINGLE-WALLED CARBON NANOTUBES FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE GAS SENSORS  
A method of co-functionalizing single-walled carbon nanotubes for gas sensors, which includes the steps of: fabricating single-walled carbon nanotube interconnects; synthesizing tin oxide onto the...
US20160215347 LaFORA'S DISEASE GENE  
A novel gene (EPM2A) that is deleted or mutated in people with Lafora's disease is described. The EPM2A gene encodes a protein having an active catalytic site of a protein tyrosine phosphatase....
US20160215344 Methods of Identifying and Treating Subjects having Inflammatory Subphenotypes of Asthma  
The present invention is directed toward novel methods to identify and treat subjects having inflammatory asthma subphenotypes.
US20160215308 Yeast Cell Modified to Overproduce Fatty Acid and Fatty Acid-Derived Compounds  
The present invention provides for a genetically modified yeast host cell capable of producing one or more fatty acids, or fatty acid-derived compounds, or a mixture thereof, comprising: (a)...
US20160215289 METHODS OF MODULATING LYMPHANGIOGENESIS, E.G., TO TREAT CORNEAL TRANSPLANT REJECTION, IN A SUBJECT  
Methods of modulating the occurrence of lymphangiogenesis in a subject are provided. In some instances, the method includes reducing antigen presenting cell function, such as cell trafficking to...
US20160215285 METHODS OF MODULATING COMPLIANCE OF THE TRABECULAR MESHWORK  
The present invention relates to method, system, and composition for modulating the compliance of the trabecular meshwork, which may provide treatment to glaucoma.
US20160215064 Antibodies Specific for Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator and Methods of Use Thereof  
The present disclosure relates to antibodies specific for urokinase-type plasminogen activator (uPA). According to certain embodiments, the anti-uPA antibody specifically binds to the active form...
US20160215006 PEPTIDOMIMETIC INHIBITORS OF PSMA  
Compounds of the formulae, (I), wherein each variable is as defined herein are provided which are useful in (i) diagnostic methods for detecting and/or identifying cells presenting PSMA; (2)...
US20160213809 POLYPHOSPHATE-FUNCTIONALIZED INORGANIC NANOPARTICLES AS HEMOSTATIC COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USE  
A hemostatic composition is provided. The hemostatic composition includes a hemostatically effective amount of a hemostatic agent that includes a nanoparticle and a polyphosphate polymer attached...
US20160213793 SOMATOSTATIN ANALOGS WITH INHIBITORY ACTIVITY TO GROWTH HORMONE RELEASE  
Provided are therapeutic and diagnostic somatostatin analogs including radiotherapeutic and radiodiagnostic reagents, and methods of making and use thereof.
US20160213747 Clusterin Pharmaceuticals and Treatment Methods Using the Same  
Disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions comprising clusterin and polypeptides substantially the same as clusterin and treatment methods for inflammatory diseases and dry eye disease. The...