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8784802 Ischemic tissue cell therapy  
The present invention is directed to compositions and methods for treatment of ischemic diseases and conditions, particularly myocardial, CNS/brain and limb ischemia. More particularly, the present...
8783242 Charcoal grill having re-chargeable charcoal feed for continuous operation  
A charcoal grill includes a base for holding charcoal, support legs, and a lid mounted to the base. A metal band, having an opening formed therein, encircles the base. A box is secured to the metal...
US20140197355 METHOD OF ENCAPSULATING A PHASE CHANGE MATERIAL WITH A METAL OXIDE  
Storage systems based on latent heat storage have high-energy storage density, which reduces the footprint of the system and the cost. However, phase change materials (PCMs), such as NaNO3, NaCl,...
8778986 Treatment of glycogen synthase kinase-based disease  
The bioflavonoid luteolin reduces amyloid-β peptide (Aβ) generation. Luteolin is also a selective GSK-3 inhibitor that 1) decreases amyloidogenic γ-secretase APP processing, and 2) promotes pr...
8778894 Luteolin and diosmin/diosmetin as novel STAT3 inhibitors for treating autism  
The present invention includes methods for the treatment of autoimmune disorders such as autism, schizophrenia, and type 1 diabetes. Flavonoids, luteolin, diosmin, and diosmin's aglycone form,...
8778680 Stable differentiation of NT2 cells  
A method of differentiating adult stem cells, such as those derived from a teratocarcinoma cell line, the Ntera2/D1 clone (NT2). The developed cells exhibit a stable neurotransmitter phenotype...
US20140194834 Auto-Regulation System for Intraocular Pressure  
A device and system for controlling pressure via fluid exchange in the body is presented. The device and system may be used to control intraocular eye pressure. The system is comprised of four main...
US20140194719 Long-Term Implantable Silicon Carbide Neural Interface Device Using the Electrical Field Effect  
Field effect devices, such as capacitors and field effect transistors, are used to interact with neurons. Cubic silicon carbide is biocompatible with the neuronal environment and has the chemical...
US20140194495 CYTOTOXIN COMPOUNDS AND METHODS OF ISOLATION  
The present invention concerns groups of compounds derived from tunicates of the Synoicum species, as well as to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds, and uses thereof. Extracts...
US20140190898 Cactus Mucilage and Ferric Ions for the Removal of Arsenate (As(V)) from Water  
Potable drinking water is plagued with widespread arsenic contamination, particularly in developing communities. Ferric ions were introduced to interact with arsenate based on the strong affinity...
8770664 Reclining chair with two positions of repose  
A reclining chair having two stable positions of repose: an upright position and a reclined position. The chair having two peripheral supports and multiple intermediate supports disposed between...
US20140186316 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR TREATMENT OF TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY AND FOR MODULATION OF MIGRATION OF NEUROGENIC CELLS  
Disclosed herein are methods for the treatment of traumatic brain injury by transplantation of cells descended from marrow adherent stem cells that express an exogenous Notch intracellular domain....
8765119 Treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)with isolated aldehyde dehydrogenase-positive umbilical cord blood cells  
A method of treating a patient with a neurodegenerative disease, such as ALS, using progenitor cells isolated from human umbilical cord blood. Non-invasive transplantation of aldehyde dehydrogenase...
US20140179979 THERAPEUTIC AGENT APPLICATORS AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME  
The present application relates to applicators and methods for administering therapeutic agents to cancerous tissue. The applicators can be used to deliver radiation and additional therapeutic...
D707613 Wiper blade ornament  
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8759662 Bulk dimensional nanocomposites for thermoelectric applications  
Thermoelectric elements may be used for heat sensors, heat pumps, and thermoelectric generators. A quantum-dot or nano-scale grain size polycrystalline material the effects of size-quantization are...
8759479 Post protein hydrolysis removal of a potent ribonuclease inhibitor and the enzymatic capture of DNA  
The present invention concerns compositions and methods of extracting infectious pathogens from a volume of blood. In one embodiment, the method includes the steps of creating a fibrin aggregate...
8759317 Method of treatment of cancer using guanosine 3′, 5′ cyclic monophosphate (cyclic GMP)  
A method of treating cancer through use of guanosine 3′,5′-cyclic monophosphate (cyclic GMP). Cyclic GMP decreases the number of human breast cancer and prostate adenocarcinoma as well as sma...
US20140171921 URETHRAL CATHETER ASSEMBLY WITH A GUIDE WIRE  
A urethral catheter assembly utilizing a removable guide wire for navigating the catheter through a patient's urethral lumen during the insertion procedure. The guide wire being very flexible and...
D707173 Wiper blade ornament  
US20140162989 MULTIPLE-COMPONENT SOLID PHASES CONTAINING AT LEAST ONE ACTIVE PHARMACEUTICAL INGREDIENT  
The subject invention concerns a method for identifying complementary chemical functionalities to form a desired supramolecular synthon. The subject invention also pertains to binary phase...
8751162 System for pattern recognition in real-time location-based services applications  
A prediction method that estimates the real-time position of a mobile device based on previously observed data is provided. The present invention can be used in real-time navigation, including...
8751015 Graphene electrodes on a planar cubic silicon carbide (3C-SiC) long term implantable neuronal prosthetic device  
Graphene, can be used to make an implantable neuronal prosthetic which can be indefinitely implanted in vivo. Graphene electrodes are placed on a 3C—SiC shank and electrical insulation is p...
8748172 Cell modeling of heme deficiency using ferrochelatase mutations  
Provided herein, is a means for development of ferrochelatase variants with improved tolerance towards N-methyl protoporphyrin. Also disclosed are cell assay systems utilizing the variants, as the...
8738125 Devices and methods for delivering molecules to the heart with electric fields  
A device and related methodologies to deliver molecules to the cells that comprise any tissues. The invention includes a catheter-based electrode and methods for its use for the delivery of...
8737908 Interactive book and spatial accountability method  
The current invention promotes accountability in reading, in terms of spatial, causal, temporal, protagonist, and intentionality elements of a story. A book with interactive maps was developed to...
8736835 Dual-gas microcavity Raman sensor and method of use  
In accordance with the present invention, a dual-gas Raman sensor is provided that is based on an enhanced spontaneous dual emission as a result of cavity quantum electrodynamic effects. The...
8735090 Post protein hydrolysis removal of a potent ribonuclease inhibitor and the enzymatic capture of DNA  
The present invention concerns compositions and methods of extracting infectious pathogens from a volume of blood. In one embodiment, the method includes the steps of creating a fibrin aggregate...
8735073 Cannabinoid 2 (CB2) receptor gene promoter and unique RNA transcripts in B cells and methods of use  
Cannabinoid receptor 2 (CB2) is expressed in B lymphocytes and is involved in immune regulation. Mouse splenic B cells express three CB2 transcripts utilizing two different first exons. Human...
8734521 Asymmetric disc distracting cage  
An inter-vertebral cage with a wedge shape eccentrically located on the leading end of the cage. The ectopically shaped leading edge of this embodiment facilitates easier interbody spacer placement...
US20140142047 POST PROTEIN HYDROLYSIS REMOVAL OF A POTENT RIBONUCLEASE INHIBITOR AND THE ENZYMATIC CAPTURE OF DNA  
The present invention concerns compositions and methods of extracting infectious pathogens from a volume of blood. In one embodiment, the method includes the steps of creating a fibrin aggregate...
8726583 Modular dwellings  
In one embodiment, a modular dwelling comprises a beam connector comprising a body and multiple arms that extend out from the body, structural beams comprising outer sides that define elongated...
US20140132286 NONCONTACT DETERMINATION OF INTERFACE TRAP DENSITY FOR SEMICONDUCTOR-DIELECTRIC INTERFACE STRUCTURES  
Embodiments of the subject method and apparatus relate to a sequence of noncontact Corona-Kelvin Metrology, C-KM, that allows the determination and monitoring of interface properties in...
8725831 Architecture and two-layered protocol for real-time location-aware applications  
A two-layer communication protocol that supports efficient real-time location-aware application on multiple mobile devices that must communicate with each other and/or a centralized server. The...
8724861 Fingertip force, location, and orientation sensor  
An integrated system for studying human grasping techniques includes a fingerprint sensor and a force sensor for simultaneously measuring the contact position and orientation of a fingertip...
8724677 Architecture for ultra-wideband radio  
Provided are a method and apparatus (receiver) of receiving and processing a radio signal in a transmitter-receiver environment. The radio signals are transmitted across a wireless interface using...
8722937 Asymmetric disulfides and aryl-alkyl disulfides as anti-bacterial agents  
The present invention provides N-alkylthio β-lactams and disulfide compounds (e.g., alkyl-coenzyme A asymmetric disulfides or aryl-alkyl disulfides), compositions containing such compounds, and ...
US20140124021 MICROSTRUCTURED CRYSTALLINE DEVICE IN CONFINED SPACE, A DYE-SENSITIZED SOLAR CELL, AND METHOD OF PREPARATION THEREOF  
A method of forming an ordered nanorods array in a confined space is used to form a high surface area device where an ensemble of parallel trenches has micrometer dimensions for the width and depth...
8718671 Adaptive location data buffering for location-aware applications  
A method of buffering location data on a mobile device. The method transmits location data packets via an unreliable protocol to a receiving device and buffers a copy of the location data packet....
8716299 XIAP-targeted prostate cancer therapy  
A treatment for prostate cancer using cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors is provided. The effects of cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors on the survival of prostate cancer cells was examined....
8716266 Use of PKC-iota inhibitors for the treatment of glioma  
The present invention pertains to use of PKC-iota inhibitors for treatment of glioma. In a specific embodiment, the treatment method comprises administering ICA-1 or a salt thereof to a subject...
8716216 Human immunosuppressive protein  
A composition of an immunosuppressant protein (HISP) which is achieved by the steps of obtaining supernatant from hNT neuronal cells; exposing the supernatant to preparative polyacrylamide gel;...
8716170 Eggshell catalyst and methods of its preparation  
An eggshell catalyst useful for a Fischer-Tropsch (FT) synthesis or other reactions comprises a homogeneously dispersed transition metal and a promoter situated in an active phase in a precisely...
8715370 Method for the fabrication of electrolyte cavities using bulk micro-machining  
The present invention is directed to the fabrication of thin aluminum anode batteries using a highly reproducible process that enables high volume manufacturing of the galvanic cells. A method of...
8715365 Injectable hip hemiarthroplasty  
The invention discloses a surgical technique and apparatus for minimally invasive replacement of a fractured femoral head in hip arthroscopy. The fractured femoral head is first removed from the...
8710248 (−)-epigallocatechin gallate derivatives for inhibiting proteasome  
A method of reducing tumor cell growth, the method including administering an effective amount of a compound having the formula:
8709635 Aluminum galvanic cell  
The present invention provides a galvanic cell having an aluminum anode and a cathode compartment design suitable for carrying out the aqueous electrochemical reaction between solid aluminum metal...
8703963 Derivative N-thiolated 2-oxazolidinone antibiotics  
This invention describes the discovery and synthesis of N-thiolated 2-oxazolidinones as a new class of anti bacterial agents. These compounds can be synthesized from 2-oxazolidinones by...