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9240529 Textured phosphor conversion layer light emitting diode  
This invention is related to LED Light Extraction for optoelectronic applications. More particularly the invention relates to (Al, Ga, In)N combined with optimized optics and phosphor layer for...
9240255 Device and method for creating Gaussian aberration-corrected electron beams  
Electron beam phase gratings have phase profiles that produce a diffracted beam having a Gaussian or other selected intensity profile. Phase profiles can also be selected to correct or compensate...
9239955 Method and system for vehicle classification  
A method and system of vehicle classification, and more particularly to a method and system called hierarchical vehicle classification system using a video and/or video image, a method and system...
9239346 Systems for providing electro-mechanical sensors  
Systems for providing electro-mechanical sensors are provided. In some embodiments, a system for providing an electro-mechanical sensor comprising: a flexible material forming at least a first...
9238697 Polymeric materials and methods  
Chimeric polymer compositions and methods are provided in which a plurality of carbohydrate moieties and amino acids form the backbone of a polymer. Most preferably, the polymer includes...
9238661 Organoboron compounds and methods of making organoboron compounds  
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide for methods of making an organoboron compound, organoboron compounds, and the like.
9238139 Devices, systems and methods for treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders  
The present disclosure relates to methods, devices and systems used for the treatment of mood, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, and cognitive and behavioral disorders (collectively,...
9238041 Methods and compositions for regulating RNA import into mitochondria  
Disclosed herein are methods of manipulating the processing, targeting, and/or internalization of a nucleic acid molecule. Also disclosed are recombinant and/or isolated nucleic acid molecules...
9237761 Methods and diets for lowering glucose and/or IGF-1 levels  
A method of improving longevity and/or alleviating a symptom of aging or preventing age related diseases is provided. The method includes a step in which the subject's average and type of daily...
US20160013491 ELECTRONICALLY CONDUCTIVE POLYMER BINDER FOR LITHIUM-ION BATTERY ELECTRODE  
A family of carboxylic acid groups containing fluorene/fluorenon copolymers is disclosed as binders of silicon particles in the fabrication of negative electrodes for use with lithium ion...
US20160013433 TRANSPARENT ORGANIC SOLAR CELLS FOR AGRONOMIC APPLICATIONS  
A greenhouse includes an enclosing structure, with at least a portion of the enclosing structure being at least 10% transparent to sun light in at least a portion of the 400-700 nm range of...
US20160012876 CIRCUIT FOR MIXED MEMORY STORAGE AND POLYMORPHIC LOGIC COMPUTING  
A circuit utilizing memcapacitive elements for mixed memory storage and polymorphic computing is introduced. The circuit includes a plurality of memory cells each selectively or fixedly connected...
US20160012340 TEMPERATURE-BASED ESTIMATION OF BUILDING OCCUPANCY STATES  
Systems and methods are disclosed for the generation of more accurate usage profiles for use in the modeling of existing buildings. Building sensor data associated with individual rooms in a...
US20160011636 System and Method of Use for Energy Efficient Applications Driven by Multiple Context Clocks for Personal Energy Footprint Management  
A power state management system of an electronic system is coupled to a plug load device and a method for operation of the same. The system includes a context clock to adjust a duty cycle of the...
US20160011190 Microfluidic Devices and Methods for Separating and Detecting Constituents in a Fluid Sample  
Microfluidic devices and methods for using the same are provided. Aspects of the present disclosure include microfluidic devices that include a separation medium having functional groups which...
US20160010219 MOLECULAR MOLYBDENUM PERSULFIDE AND RELATED CATALYSTS FOR GENERATING HYDROGEN FROM WATER  
New metal persulfido compositions of matter are described. In one embodiment the metal is molybdenum and the metal persulfido complex mimics the structure and function of the triangular active...
US20160010135 METHOD FOR PROMOTING THE SYNTHESIS OF COLLAGEN AND PROTEOGLYCAN IN CHONDROCYTES  
The synthesis of collagen and proteoglycan in chondrocytes, such as intervertebral disc cells, articular chondrocytes and meniscal cells is promoted by administration of an extract from inflamed...
US20160010084 Cellular Libraries of Peptide Sequences (CLiPS) and Methods of Using the Same  
The present invention provides compositions including peptide display scaffolds that present at least one candidate peptide and at least one detectable moiety in at least one of the N-terminal and...
US20160010082 Methods for Enhancing Bacterial Cell Display of Proteins and Peptides  
Methods of making and using bacterial display polypeptide libraries using circularly permuted OmpX (CPX) variants are disclosed. The invention further relates to methods for enhancing the display...
US20160010059 EXPANSION OF HEMATOPOIETIC PROGENITOR CELLS BY HISTONE METHYLTRANSFERASE G9a INHIBITION  
The invention provides compositions and methods that may be used to prevent and/or decelerate differentiation of stem cells. The invention may be used to maintain and expand a population of stem...
US20160010055 Generation of Thymic Epithelial Progenitor Cells In Vitro  
Methods for generating thymic epithelial progenitor (TEP) cells from pluripotent stem (PS) cells in vitro are provided. Compositions and systems of cell populations of TEP cells as well as cells...
US20160010054 Methods of Patterning Cells on a Surface of a Substrate and Programmed Assembly of Three-Dimensional Living Tissues  
The present disclosure provides methods of patterning cells on a surface of a substrate. The methods include disposing a pattern of nucleic acids on a surface of a substrate, and contacting the...
US20160009770 LIPID-PEPTIDE-POLYMER CONJUGATES AND NANOPARTICLES THEREOF  
The present invention provides a conjugate having a peptide with from about 10 to about 100 amino acids, wherein the peptide adopts a helical structure. The conjugate also includes a first polymer...
US20160009192 System for Optimizing Electricity Use from an Electric Grid and Related Method  
A method of optimizing electricity use from an electric grid is disclosed. The method includes formulating a target load using a cost function for the electric grid, broadcasting a cost signal to...
US20160008598 SINGLE CHANNEL COCHLEAR IMPLANT ARTIFACT ATTENUATION IN LATE AUDITORY EVOKED POTENTIALS  
Disclosed herein are embodiments of methods and systems for attenuating artifacts in single channel cochlear implants. Both high and low frequency artifacts can be attenuating using embodiments of...
US20160008571 Catheter with a Rotation Capability  
Aspects of the present disclosure include a catheter, such as an endovascular catheter configured for catheter rotation during a catheterization procedure, e.g., an endovascular catheterization...
US20160008516 POLY(LACTIC-CO-GLYCOLIC ACID (PLGA) COMPOSITES WITH MAGNESIUM WIRES ENHANCED NETWORKING OF PRIMARY NEURONS  
A bioresorbable material incorporating magnesium (Mg) wires into NGCs is disclosed. The bioresorbable material includes magnesium, and a biodegradable polymer, for example, poly(lactic-co-glycolic...
US20160008489 METHODS FOR MODULATING NUCLEAR ACETYLTRANSFERASE ACTIVITY IN LIVING BRAIN, MEMORY ACCURACY AND FEAR GENERALIZATION  
The disclosure provides methods for screening for a modifier or a modulator of a brain function or a cognitive function. The disclosure also provides methods for modifying or modulating a brain...
US20160008472 METAL-ORGANIC FRAMEWORKS WITH EXCEPTIONALLY LARGE PORE APERATURES  
The disclosure relates to metal organic frameworks or isoreticular metal organic frameworks, methods of production thereof, and methods of use thereof.
US20160008452 Vault Compositions for Immunization  
Methods and compositions are provided herein for immunizing a subject by administering to the subject an effective amount of an immunogenic peptide or an immunogenic fragment or variant thereof...
US20160008403 Transplantation of Neural Cells  
Restoration or increase of inhibitory interneuron function in vivo is achieved by transplantation of MGE cells into the brain. Compositions containing MGE cells are provided as are uses to treat...
US20160008378 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR INDUCING APOPTOSIS BY STIMULATING ER STRESS  
The present invention provides a method for inducing apoptosis in selected cells by aggravating ER-stress. The aggravation of ER-stress is achieved in a specific manner by inhibiting SERCA...
US20160008342 METHODS OF IMPROVING CELL-BASED THERAPY  
Provided are methods for improving cell-based therapies by co-administration with an agent that increases the production and or levels of epoxygenated fatty acids, as well as kits, stents and...
US20160008283 LIPID BILAYER COATED MESOPOROUS SILICA NANOPARTICLES WITH A HIGH LOADING CAPACITY FOR ONE OR MORE ANTICANCER AGENTS  
A submicron structure comprising a silica body defining a plurality of pores that are suitable to receive molecules therein, and having a surface, and a phospholipid bilayer coating the surface,...
US20160007900 Point-of-Care Device for Monitoring Renal Function  
The present invention relates to a rapid and accurate polymer-based electrochemical point-of-care (POC) single platform assay for a multi-biomarker detection from whole blood to monitor renal...
US20160007879 MULTIFREQUENCY SIGNAL PROCESSING CLASSIFIERS FOR DETERMINING A TISSUE CONDITION  
Volumetric Electromagnetic Phase Shift Spectroscopy (VEPS)-based methods of analyzing a tissue are provided. Aspects of the methods comprise obtaining a VEPS-based tissue classifier, or...
9237347 Systems and methods for video compression for low bit rate and low latency video communications  
The field of the invention relates to system and methods for video compression, and more particularly to systems and methods for video compression for low bit rate and low latency video...
9235928 3D body modeling, from a single or multiple 3D cameras, in the presence of motion  
The present disclosure describes systems and techniques relating to generating three dimensional (3D) models from range sensor data. According to an aspect, 3D point clouds are captured using a 3D...
9235902 Image-based crack quantification  
Contact-less remote-sensing crack detection and/quantification methodologies are described, which are based on three-dimensional (3D) scene reconstruction, image processing, and pattern...
9234847 Cellular libraries of peptide sequences (CLiPS) and methods of using the same  
The present invention provides compositions including peptide display scaffolds that present at least one candidate peptide and at least one detectable moiety in at least one of the N-terminal and...
9234018 Compositions and methods for the treatment of VprBP-related cancers  
This disclosure provides methods and compositions to inhibit or suppress tumor growth or to treat cancer by inhibiting VprBP kinase activity. Also provided are methods of determining the...
9234017 Aquaporin-4 peptide compositions and methods of use thereof  
The present disclosure provides human Aquaporin 4 (AQP4) peptides and peptides having homology to human Aquaporin 4 (AQP4) peptides. Also provided herein are methods for using human AQP4 peptides...
9233973 Pharmaceutical compositions which inhibit FKBP52-mediated regulation of androgen receptor function and methods of using same  
Pharmaceutical compositions that bind to a predicted FK506 Binding Protein 52 (FKBP52) interaction surface on the androgen receptor hormone binding domain, otherwise known as FKBP52 Targeting...
9233846 Formation and encapsulation of molecular bilayer and monolayer membranes  
Disclosed herein are compositions, methods, and devices related to bilayer and monolayer membranes, their encapsulation in a hydrogel, and their formation. Methods of using the disclosed...
9233131 Mutant adeno-associated virus virions and methods of use thereof  
The present invention provides mutant adeno-associated virus (AAV) that exhibit altered capsid properties, e.g., reduced binding to neutralizing antibodies in serum and/or altered heparin binding...
9233068 Controlled release antimicrobial compositions and methods for the treatment of OTIC disorders  
Disclosed herein are compositions and methods for the treatment of otic diseases or conditions with antimicrobial agent compositions and formulations administered locally to an individual...
9232912 System for evaluating infant movement using gesture recognition  
A system and method for measuring the movement of one or more limbs of an infant using a video system for the purpose of determining whether the infant suffers from or is at risk of suffering from...
US20160006453 METHOD FOR DATA COMPRESSION AND TIME-BANDWIDTH PRODUCT ENGINEERING  
A method and apparatus for compression of digital and analog data utilizing an anamorphic spectrum transformation to warp an analog or digital signal to provide time-bandwidth compression after...
US20160006446 Fast Frequency Estimator  
In one aspect, the invention provides a method implemented by an analog hardware circuit for fast frequency estimation. The analog circuit may be implemented a main oscillator circuit block [100],...
US20160005983 ORGANIC PHOTOSENSITIVE DEVICES COMPRISING ARYL SQUARAINES AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME  
There is disclosed squaraine compounds of formula I: wherein each of Y1 and Y2 is independently chosen from an optionally substituted amino group and an optionally substituted aryl group. Also...