Neville J Browne: Interactive exercise monitoring system and method. Hayle Brainpower P L, Darby & Darby P C, February 4, 1997: US05598849 (169 worldwide citation)

A fitness monitoring system comprises a personal exercise monitoring device which is preprogrammed with data to guide a user in a desirable exercise regime. The monitoring device includes communication means enabling connection to a central computer system for downloading data recorded during an exe ...

Charles K Brush: Fluorescein labelled phosphoramidites. Pharmacia P L Biochemicals, Quarles & Brady, December 6, 1994: US05371241 (119 worldwide citation)

Compounds useful for attaching a fluorescein label to an oligonucleotide are disclosed. The compounds are fluorescein-linked phosphoramidites where the hydroxyl groups on the fluorescein moiety are protected by isobutyryl groups. An example of this class of compound is ##STR1##

Levik Kodaverdian: Vehicle seat and system for controlling the same. P L Porter Co, Oppenheimer Poms Smith, May 26, 1998: US05755493 (77 worldwide citation)

A vehicle seat including a thigh support, a leg rest, a foot rest and a control system which is adapted to monitor the respective positions of the leg rest and the foot rest. The control system will either move the foot rest to a position where it will not strike the floor during movement of the leg ...

Frank B Mercer: Production of plastic mesh structure. P L G Research, Holman & Stern, February 22, 1983: US04374798 (67 worldwide citation)

In order to produce high tensile strength mesh structures, starting material, which is at least 0.75 mm thick and which has a square or rectangular pattern of holes or depressions, is stretched either in one direction or in two directions at right angles. The uniaxially stretched structure has orien ...

Frank B Mercer: Retaining fill in a geotechnical structure. P L G Research, Holman & Stern, July 23, 1985: US04530622 (65 worldwide citation)

Plastics material mesh which has spaced, longitudinal, oriented strands is used to form a retainer construction for retaining fill in a geotechnical structure. Triangular compartments are formed by having a number of parallel elongate portions of the mesh and interconnecting them by zig-zag portions ...

Francis Barany: Six base oligonucleotide linkers and methods for their use. Pharmacia P L Biochemicals, Quarles & Brady, January 12, 1988: US04719179 (60 worldwide citation)

A method for inserting a selected restriction site into a double stranded genetic sequence at a selected tab site, and a linker for use therewith are disclosed. The method involves treating the genetic sequence with an opening agent (such as a restriction enzyme) so as to open both strands of the ta ...

Aki Tanaka: Seatback recliner mechanism and inertia operated lock. P L Porter Co, Beehler Pavitt Siegemund Jagger Martella & Dawes, January 6, 1987: US04634182 (55 worldwide citation)

A seatback recliner mechanism made up of a fixed frame attachable to a seat bottom and a plate pivoted to the fixed frame and attachable to a seat back. An inertia operated lock mechanism for locking together the pivoted plate and the fixed frame under simultaneous deceleration of both elements. The ...

Charles K Brush, Eric D Anderson: Indocarbocyanine-linked phosphoramidites. Pharmacia P L Biochemicals, Quarles & Brady, September 17, 1996: US05556959 (46 worldwide citation)

A chemical compound of the following formula is disclosed ##STR1## where R is one of H, trityl, 4-0-monomethoxytrityl, 4,4'-O-dimethoxytrityl, or acyl groups and R may be used as a protecting group or is an H; R.sup.1 is a phosphoramidite; R.sup.11 is one of H or lower alkyl groups; R.sup.111 is one ...

Clyde R Porter: Mechanical lock. P L Porter Company, Beehler Pavitt Siegemund Jagger & Martella, March 25, 1986: US04577730 (45 worldwide citation)

An infinitely positionable mechanical lock having a housing and at least one bushing fixed to the housing, the bushing having an inclined spring abutment surface. A rod is axially slidable through the bushing relative to the housing. A coil spring is wound about the rod, the spring having a normal i ...

John W Wilkinson: Inflatable cushioning device with manifold system. M P L, Schmeiser Olsen & Watts, August 7, 2001: US06269505 (44 worldwide citation)

A cushioning device for a body support such as a mattress, seat, sofa, or the like where support is obtained from a fluid. The cushioning device is self-inflating, self-adjusting, and provides a low interface pressure under the entire contact surface of a patient. Shear force scraping damage is prev ...