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US20160095316 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR THE REMOVAL OF BIOFILMS  
Methods of breaking down a biofilm or inhibiting, preventing or treating a microbial infection that produces a biofilm are disclosed, which involves administration of a polypeptide that has one or...
9307256 Method and apparatus for spatially scalable video compression and transmission  
A method and apparatus provide the ability to resample video frame into various resolutions, and to predict, quantize, and entropy code the video signal for spatially scalable compression and...
9305780 Self-limiting chemical vapor deposition and atomic layer deposition methods  
Methods for depositing silicon on a semiconductor or metallic surface include cycling dosing of silane and chlorosilane precursors at a temperature between 50° C. and 300° C., and continuing...
9305677 Boron nitride converted carbon fiber  
This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus related to boron nitride converted carbon fiber. In one aspect, a method may include the operations of providing boron oxide and carbon...
9305166 Method and systems for detecting and isolating hardware timing channels  
A method for detecting a timing channel in a hardware design includes synthesizing the hardware design to gate level. Gate level information flow tracing is applied to the gate level of the...
9304234 Plasmonic dark field and fluorescence microscopy  
Plasmonic condensers for generating surface plasmon at an evanescent wave surface can include a substrate layer, a metal layer comprising the evanescent wave surface; and a media layer disposed...
9304094 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...
9303258 Method and compositions comprising small RNA agonist and antagonists to modulate inflammation  
The disclosure provides methods and compositions for modulating inflammation.
9303088 Detecting and treating breast cancer resistance to EGFR inhibitors  
The application describes therapeutic compositions and methods for treating cancer. For example, therapeutic compositions and methods related to inhibition of FAM83A (family with sequence...
9303068 D-amino acid derivative-modified peptidoglycan and methods of use thereof  
The present disclosure provides modified bacteria and modified peptidoglycan comprising modified D-amino acids; compositions comprising the modified bacteria or peptidoglycan; and methods of using...
9303042 Triazolothienopyrimidine compound inhibitors of urea transporters and methods of using inhibitors  
Provided herein are small molecule triazolothienopyrimidine compounds that inhibit urea transport activity of solute transporters, particularly the UT-B transporter. The compounds described herein...
9302085 Methods and compositions for facilitating arterial access  
Provided are methods and compositions for locally increasing arterial diameter and providing local anesthesia in a subject. The methods include applying to a skin site of the subject a topical...
9302070 Stepped cannula  
Described herein are cannulas having a stepped exterior. Also described are methods of making and using these cannulas, for example to deliver one or more materials to the central nervous system...
9302025 Hemostatic compositions and methods of use  
Hemostatic compositions comprising a wet layered clay (e.g., wet kaolin) and, optionally, a zeolite, as well as devices and methods of use to promote blood clotting, are provided.
9301976 Compositions comprising perivascular stem cells and nell-1 protein  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a population of purified perivascular stem cells (PSC) or induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) and a supernatant of stem cell free from the stem cell,...
9301947 Ryanodine receptor inhibitors for treatment of T-cell mediated disorders  
This invention relates to methods of treating T-cell mediated diseases or disorders in human or animal subjects, such as autoimmune diseases and chronic graft versus host disease in humans and...
US20160093191 SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR EARLY WARNING OF NATURAL AND MAN-MADE DISASTERS  
An apparatus and methods for early warning of natural and man-made disasters. The apparatus is connected through the Internet to a provider of disaster warning information. A user of the apparatus...
US20160091476 MOBILE PLUME INTEGRATOR SYSTEM  
A system for measuring a gas plume includes a vehicle affixed or attached with a mast comprising a plurality of perforated inlet tubes configured to measure or detect real-time height-resolved...
US20160090598 ANTISENSE COMPOUNDS AND USES THEREOF  
The present disclosure provides compounds comprising modified oligonucleotides and anti-CD22 antibodies. Certain such modified oligonucleotides conjugated to anti-CD22 antibodies are useful for...
US20160090369 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...
US20160089106 THERMOPLASTIC 3-D PHANTOM  
There is provided a radiographic three-dimensional phantom for inter alia mimicking specific anatomical parts in a computerized tomography scan. Methods are provided for a variety of purposes...
US20160088853 Ultraviolet Disinfection of Produce, Liquids and Surfaces  
The present invention is directed to a process of disinfecting produce, comprising the steps of associating the produce with one or more photosensitizers selected from the group consisting of...
US20160088842 USE OF A NATURAL METABOLITE TO INCREASE CROP PRODUCTION  
Described are compositions and methods to increase bud break in order to increase aspects of one or both of plant vegetative and reproductive growth, by use of a natural metabolite. In particular,...
9300251 Frequency mixer having ferromagnetic film  
A frequency conversion device, which may include a radiofrequency (RF) mixer device, includes a substrate and a ferromagnetic film disposed over a surface of the substrate. An insulator is...
9300010 Solid lithium electrolyte via addition of lithium salts to metal-organic frameworks  
Various embodiments of the invention disclose that the uptake of LiOiPr in Mg2(dobdc) (dobdc4−=1,4-dioxido-2,5-benzenedicarboxylate) followed by soaking in a typical electrolyte solution leads to...
9299940 Carbon nanotube network thin-film transistors on flexible/stretchable substrates  
This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus for flexible thin-film transistors. In one aspect, a device includes a polymer substrate, a gate electrode disposed on the polymer...
9299149 Image enhancement using modulation strength map and modulation kernel  
An image enhancement system may generate a net signed fractional modulation value at each location in an image using a modulation strength map (MSM) in combination with a modulation kernel F(θ)....
9297801 Gold nanoparticle aggregates and their applications  
The invention is drawn to a method of using nanoparticle aggregates to form sensors and optical filters. Properly sized (60 and 200 nm) nanoparticle aggregates with cores having a sulfur-oxygen...
9297008 Small activating RNA molecules and methods of use  
The present invention provides compositions, pharmaceutical preparations, kits and methods for increasing expression of a gene product in a cell by contacting the cell with a small activating RNA...
9296988 Three-dimensional cell adhesion matrix  
The present invention provides a cell adhesion matrix having poly(vinyl alcohol) chains crosslinked via carboxy phenyl boronic acid crosslinkers. The cell adhesion matrix can also include a...
9296798 Purified linear epitopes from cashew nuts, nucleic acids encoding therefor, and associated methods  
Disclosed are major allergenic proteins in cashew nut, which are legumin-like proteins and 2S albumins. Also disclosed is a polypeptide allergen in the 7S superfamily, which includes vicilin-like...
9296693 Acyl piperidine inhibitors of soluble epoxide hydrolase  
Inhibitors of the soluble epoxide hydrolase (sEH) are provided that incorporate multiple pharmacophores and are useful in the treatment of diseases.
9296133 Method for batch fabrication of three-dimensional shells  
A vibratory sensor is fabricated as a three-dimensional batch-micromachined shell adapted to vibrate and support elastic wave propagation and wave precession in the shell or membrane and at least...
9295983 Calixarene-bound iridium-containing metal colloids  
The invention provides complexes in which a calixarene-related compound is coordinated to an iridium-containing metal colloid. The complexes can be immobilized on a substrate. The complexes of the...
9295838 Methods and systems for treating neurological movement disorders  
The present disclosure provides methods for reducing the clinical presentations of a neurological movement disorder in a subject. Aspects of the methods include measuring cortical local field...
9295715 Minimizing intestinal dysfunction  
Techniques are disclosed for treating or reducing symptoms associated with abdominal dysfunction or ileus following surgery or other abdominal episode by treating the area with a combination of...
9295604 Human machine interface for human exoskeleton  
A powered exoskeleton configured to be coupled to lower limbs of a person is controlled to impart a movement desired by the person. The intent of the person is determined by a controller based on...
US20160087823 NON-RECIPROCAL COMPONENTS WITH BALANCED DISTRIBUTEDLY MODULATED CAPACITORS (DMC)  
A non-reciprocal radio frequency transceiver front end utilizing multiple time-varying transmission lines (TVTLs) implemented using distributed modulated capacitors (DMC) to exploit time-varying...
US20160085025 WAVEGUIDE ARRANGEMENTS BASED ON ADIABATIC ELIMINATION  
This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus related to nanophotonics. In one aspect, an arrangement of waveguides includes a substrate and three waveguides. Each of the three...
US20160084889 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR STABILITY MONITORING, ANALYSIS AND CONTROL OF ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS  
A system and method for stability monitoring, analysis, and control of energy systems, such as electric power systems, is provided. Specifically, the system and method described herein use a...
US20160084849 BIOMARKER COMPOSITE TEST FOR HEPATIC VEIN PRESSURE GRADIENT AND CIRRHOSIS TREATMENT  
Diagnostic biomarker panel, method, kit, and device for diagnosing the severity and/or prognosis of cirrhosis are provided. More specifically, the invention provides a novel biomarker panel...
US20160084654 FULLY BALANCED MICRO-MACHINED INERTIAL SENSOR  
The improvement includes an outer proof mass having a corresponding center of mass; and an inner proof mass having a corresponding center of mass, where the corresponding centers of mass of the...
US20160083956 CONTOUR CRAFTING EXTRUSION NOZZLES  
An automated extrusion construction system may include an extrusion nozzle configured to extrude construction material in a substantially horizontal direction against an elongated and...
US20160083802 METHODS FOR DETERMINING RESPONSE TO A HYPOMETHYLATING AGENT  
Disclosed are methods for predicting a response of a subject with myelodysplastic syndrome to treatment with a hypomethylating agent, for example using a sample obtained from the subject. The...
US20160083751 METHOD FOR PRODUCING ALDEHYDE FROM CO2  
The invention provides recombinant microorganisms capable of producing isobutyraldehyde using CO2 as a carbon source. The invention further provides methods of preparing and using such...
US20160083724 METHODS FOR SAMPLE PREPARATION  
The disclosure provides for single amplification and double amplification methods for preparing nucleic acid samples for sequencing.
US20160083698 LONE STAR VIRUS  
This disclosure concerns the isolation, identification and sequencing of a unique Phlebovirus, the Lone Star Virus. Lone Star Virus nucleic acid molecules, proteins and antibodies are disclosed....
US20160083450 HUMAN PROTEIN SCAFFOLD WITH CONTROLLED SERUM PHARMACOKINETICS  
This invention provides constructs comprising a protein scaffold, wherein the scaffold comprises Domain III, Domain IIIa, or Domain IIIb of human serum albumin or a polypeptide having substantial...
US20160083407 NUCLEOTIDE ANALOGS  
Disclosed herein, inter alia, are acyclic nucleotide analogs and methods of using an acyclic nucleotide analog for treating and/or ameliorating a papillomavirus infection.
US20160083402 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.