• Bacterial host strains for producing proteolytically sensitive polypeptides 

      George M. Georgiou; Francois C. Baneyx (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1996-04-16)
      The invention relates to methods of producing recombinant polypeptides in protease-deficient bacterial hosts. Constructs of single, double, triple and quadruple protease deficient and protease/rpoH mutants of E. coli are ...
    • Bi-layer pseudo-spin field-effect transistor 

      Sanjay K. Banerjee; Emanuel Tutuc; Leonard Franklin Register, II; Allan MacDonald; Dharmendar Reddy Palle (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2012-09-11)
      A bi-layer pseudo-spin field-effect transistor (BiSFET) is disclosed. The BiSFET includes a first and second conduction layers separated by a tunnel dielectric. The BiSFET transistor also includes a first gate separated ...
    • Bi-layer pseudo-spin field-effect transistor 

      Sanjay K. Banerjee; Emanuel Tutuc; Leonard Franklin Register, II; Allan MacDonald; Dharmendar Reddy Palle (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2012-05-29)
      A bi-layer pseudo-spin field-effect transistor (BiSFET) is disclosed. The BiSFET includes a first and second conduction layers separated by a tunnel dielectric. The BiSFET transistor also includes a first gate separated ...
    • Binder compositions for laser sintering processes 

      Joel W. Barlow; Neal K. Vail (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2000-04-11)
      The development of polymer binder compositions that provide novel binders for high temperature inorganic particulates, especially metal and ceramic particulates is described. These materials are especially useful in a laser ...
    • Binder-free sulfur—carbon nanotube composite cathodes for rechargeable lithium—sulfur batteries and methods of making the same 

      Arumugam Manthiram; Yu-Sheng Su (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015-03-10)
      The present disclosure includes a sulfur-carbon nanotube composite comprising a sheet of carbon nanotubes and sulfur nucleated upon the carbon nanotubes, and methods for synthesizing the same. In some embodiments, the ...
    • Biocompatible microcapsules 

      Hubbell, Jeffrey A.; Sawhney, Amarpreet S. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1995-01-10)
      Biocompatible microcapsules useful for transplanting foreign material into an animal body, and the method of their production, are described, wherein the microcapsules contain an outermost layer of water soluble non-ionic ...
    • Biocompatible microcapsules 

      Jeffrey A. Hubbell; Amarpreet S. Sawhney (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1998-10-13)
      Biocompatible microcapsules useful for transplanting foreign material into an animal body, and the method of their production, are described, wherein the microcapsules contain an outermost layer of water soluble non-ionic ...
    • Biocompatible microcapsules 

      Jeffrey A. Hubbell; Amarpreet S. Sawhney (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1993-08-03)
      Biocompatible microcapsules useful for transplanting foreign material into an animal body, and the method of their production, are described, wherein the microcapsules contain an outermost layer of water soluble non-ionic ...
    • Biodegradable antibiotic implants and methods of their use in treating and preventing infections 

      Calhoun, Jason H.; Mader, Jon T. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1993-12-07)
      Methods are disclosed for preventing or treating infection in a living patient at the site of a void in the patient's body created by surgery. The methods involve the use of biodegradable antibiotic implants which are ...
    • Biodegradable scaffolds 

      Rachel Buchanan; Christine Smid; Mauro Ferrari; Ennio Tasciotti (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-08-28)
      In some embodiments, the present invention provides compositions that comprise: (1) a biodegradable polymer matrix; and (2) at least one biodegradable reinforcing particle that is dispersed in the matrix. In some embodiments, ...
    • Biodegradable, electrically conducting polymer for tissue engineering applications 

      Christine E. Schmidt; Tyrell J. Rivers (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2004-02-24)
      The subject matter of the present invention includes a novel biodegradable conducting polymer for biomedical applications. The polymer combines mixed heteroaromatic conductive segments of pyrrole and thiophene with flexible ...
    • Biologically active thymones from the thymus 

      Karl A. Folkers; Teresa M. Kubiak; Henryk M. Stepien; Naoki Sakura (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1983-02-22)
      A class of three substances has been isolated in highly purified form and in substantially pure form by utilizing thymus tissue as a source material. These three substances are designated thymone A, thymone B and thymone ...
    • Biosynthesis of S-adenosylmethionine in a recombinant yeast strain 

      Andrew D. Hanson; Dean R. Appling; Sanja Roje; Rhonda K. Raymond (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2006-04-25)
      The present invention makes use of a chimeric gene that, when incorporated into an appropriate host, results in the overproduction of S-adenosylmethionine without the need to supply the host with a source of untransformed ...
    • BK channel-modulating peptides and their use 

      Luisa Lynn Scott; Joseph Paul Walton (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2019-01-22)
      The present invention concerns peptides and nucleic acids encoding the peptides, and their use for modulating large conductance Ca2+ activated K+ (BK) channel activity in cells; for treating conditions such as presbycusis ...
    • Blends of amines with piperazine for CO2 capture 

      Gary T. Rochelle; Yang Du; Thu Nguyen; Omkar Namjoshi; Le Li (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-04-26)
      Compositions and methods related to the removal of acidic gas. In particular, the present disclosure relates to a composition and method for the removal of acidic gas from a gas mixture using a solvent comprising a blend ...
    • Body surface imaging 

      Bugao Xu; Wurong Yu (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2014-09-02)
      An embodiment of the invention may provide a portable, inexpensive two-view 3D stereo vision imaging system, which acquires a 3D surface model and dimensions of an object. The system may comprise front-side and back-side ...
    • Body-driven pseudorandom signal injection for biomedical acquisition channel calibration 

      Chiu, Yun; Song, Jingyi (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-05-15)
      Disclosed are systems and methods for monitoring biopotential signals in biomedical devices. The disclosure provides a mixed signal background calibration that stabilizes the time-varying coupling gain between the body and ...
    • Branch prediction apparatus, systems, and methods 

      Li, Tao; John, Lizy K. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2011-10-18)
      An apparatus and a system, as well as a method and article, may operate to predict a branch within a first operating context, such as a user context, using a first strategy; and to predict a branch within a second operating ...
    • Branch predictor comprising a split branch history shift register 

      Tao Li; Lizy K. John (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2008-05-06)
      An apparatus and a system, as well as a method and article, may operate to predict a branch within a first operating context, such as a user context, using a first strategy; and to predict a branch within a second operating ...
    • Branched siloxanes and methods for synthesis 

      Tsuyoshi Ogawa; C. Grant Willson; Michael B. Jacobsson (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-09-06)
      The present invention describes branched and functionalized siloxanes and methods for making such compounds. The compounds have a variety of uses. One preferred application is as novel planarizing material for lithography, ...