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Moulopoulos Spyridon: Catheter mounted artificial heart valve for implanting in close proximity to a defective natural heart valve. The University of Utah, June 27, 1972: US3671979 (678 worldwide citation)

An artificial heart valve for implantation in close proximity to a malfunctioning or damaged natural aortic or mitral heart valve by remote means without performing an open chest or other major surgical operation. The artificial heart valve comprises a flexible membrane in the form of an umbrella in ...


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Richard A Normann, Patrick K Campbell, Kelly E Jones: Three-dimensional electrode device. The University of Utah, Trask Britt & Rossa, June 1, 1993: US05215088 (393 worldwide citation)

A three-dimensional electrode device is disclosed. The device is useful as a neuron interface or as a cortical implant. A plurality of spire-shaped electrodes, formed of semiconductor material, are associated with a rigid base. The electrodes are electrically isolated from each other at the base. Mu ...


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Carl T Wittwer, Kirk M Ririe, Randy P Rasmussen: Monitoring amplification of DNA during PCR. University of Utah Research Foundation, Barnes & Thornburg, January 16, 2001: US06174670 (363 worldwide citation)

Methods of monitoring hybridization during polymerase chain reaction are disclosed. These methods are achieved with rapid thermal cycling and use of double stranded DNA dyes or specific hybridization probes. A fluorescence resonance energy transfer pair comprises fluorescein and Cy5 or Cy5.5. Method ...


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Magdy F Iskander: Apparatus and method for time-domain tracking of high-speed chemical reactions. University of Utah Research Foundation, H Ross Workman, J Winslow Young, Allen R Jensen, August 2, 1983: US04396062 (294 worldwide citation)

A novel apparatus and method for time-domain tracking of high-speed chemical reactions. The apparatus of this invention includes a feedback system for controlling the RF frequency of an RF radiator system to thereby provide the optimum RF frequency for heating the reaction. The apparatus and method ...


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Mark P Heilbrun, Paul McDonald, J Clayton Wiker, Spencer Koehler, William Peters: Apparatus and method for photogrammetric surgical localization. University of Utah, Trask Britt & Rossa, February 14, 1995: US05389101 (293 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for defining the location of a medical instrument relative to features of a medical workspace including a patient's body region are described. Pairs of two-dimensional images are obtained, preferably by means of two video cameras making images of the workspace along different ...


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Mario R Capecchi, Kirk R Thomas: Positive-negative selection methods and vectors. University of Utah Research Foundation, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, November 7, 1995: US05464764 (288 worldwide citation)

Positive-negative selector (PNS) vectors are provided for modifying a target DNA sequence contained in the genome of a target cell capable of homologous recombination. The vector comprises a first DNA sequence which contains at least one sequence portion which is substantially homologous to a portio ...


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Francis V Hanson, Jan D Miller, Alex G Oblad: Process for recovering products from tar sand. University of Utah, H Ross Workman, Allen R Jensen, Dale E Hulse, October 11, 1983: US04409090 (248 worldwide citation)

A combination physical separation process and thermal fluidized bed process for recovering products from tar sands. The process includes initially separating a portion of the sand from the tar sand through a physical separation process, yielding a bitumen-rich concentrate. The bitumen-rich concentra ...


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Stephen C Jacobsen, Robert L Stephen, R Todd Johnson, Richard Luntz, David Knutti: Epidermal iontophoresis device. University of Utah, Criddle Thorpe & Western, February 27, 1979: US04141359 (240 worldwide citation)

An improved iontophoresis device for topical administration of ionic drugs or chemicals through epidermal tissue for anesthetizing or sterilizing local tissue or for applying various medicaments without mechanical penetration. An ionic form of drug is conducted through the epidermal tissue by means ...


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Harold R Jacobs, Kent S Udell: Process for recovering products from oil shale. University of Utah, H Ross Workman, J Winslow Young, Allen R Jensen, April 13, 1982: US04324292 (238 worldwide citation)

A process for recovering hydrocarbon products from a body of fragmented or rubblized oil shale. The process includes initiating a combustion zone adjacent the lower end of a body of oil shale and using the thermal energy therefrom for volatilizing the shale oil from the oil shale above the combustio ...


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Thomas P Beebe, Carol E Rabke Clemmer: Thiol labeling of DNA for attachment to gold surfaces. University of Utah Research Foundation, Thorpe North & Western, December 5, 1995: US05472881 (237 worldwide citation)

A method for adsorbing nucleic acids to a surface of a gold substrate for analyzing the structure of the nucleic acid includes the steps of thiolating the nucleic acid by substituting at least one non-bridging internucleotide oxygen of each phosphodiester moiety with sulfur, depositing the thiolated ...