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William H C Ebeling, Gaetano Borriello: Field programmable gate array. Washington Research Foundation, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, May 4, 1993: US05208491 (356 worldwide citation)

A field programmable gate array (FPGA) comprising routing and logic blocks (RLBs) and segmented routing channels is disclosed. Each RLB is configurable to perform both logic functions and routing functions. A plurality of forwardly propagating RLBs (FPRLBs) and a plurality of backwardly propagating ...


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Ronald A Hitzeman, Franklin E Hagie IV, Benjamin D Hall, Gustav Ammerer: Expression of polypeptides in yeast. Genentech, Washington Research Foundation, Donald R Boys, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness PLLC, August 11, 1998: US05794259 (282 worldwide citation)

A DNA expression vector capable, in a transformant strain of yeast, of expressing a biologically competent polypeptide ordinarily exogenous to yeast under the control of a genetically distinct yeast promoter, the polypeptide not being required for the growth of the transformant; the process of formi ...


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Allan S Hoffman, Andrew Garfinkle, Buddy D Ratner, Stephen R Hanson: Plasma gas discharge treatment for improving the biocompatibility of biomaterials. Washington Research Foundation, Seed and Berry, April 7, 1987: US04656083 (203 worldwide citation)

A method of treating articles to improve their biocompatibility is disclosed. A substrate material is positioned within a reactor vessel and exposed to plasma gas discharge in the presence of an atmosphere of an inert gas and then in the presence of an organic gas, such as a halocarbon or halohydroc ...


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Fred E Silverstein, Roy W Martin, David A Gilbert: Method for endoscopic blood flow detection by the use of ultrasonic energy. Washington Research Foundation, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, April 15, 1986: US04582067 (187 worldwide citation)

Various forms of a catheter that is sized to pass through the biopsy channel of an endoscope include an elongated catheter tube of flexible material and an ultrasonic probe carried by the catheter tube adjacent its tip. The forms include: a papillotome catheter (FIGS. 1 and 3); catheters for general ...


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Roy W Martin, Fred E Silverstein: Endoscopically deliverable ultrasound imaging system. Washington Research Foundation, Seed and Berry, February 7, 1989: US04802487 (125 worldwide citation)

An endoscopically deliverable ultrasound imaging system having an ultrasound probe mounted at the end of an endoscopically deliverable catheter. The catheter connects the probe to an ultrasound imaging system. The axial or radial position of the ultrasound probe is measured by a position transducer ...


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Birol Sonuparlak, Ilhan A Aksay: Process for the production of porous ceramics using decomposable polymeric microspheres and the resultant product. Washington Research Foundation, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, October 11, 1988: US04777153 (72 worldwide citation)

A process for producing porous ceramics with controlled microstructure. Colloidal suspensions of polymeric microspheres of a selected size and shape, and aluminum oxide particles are consolidated to form a compact. The compact is heated to decompose the microspheres to leave pores, and to sinter the ...


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Aleksander J Pyzik, Ilhan A Aksay: Multipurpose boron carbide-aluminum composite and its manufacture via the control of the microstructure. Washington Research Foundation, Seed and Berry, October 27, 1987: US04702770 (71 worldwide citation)

Low-density composites are produced consisting chiefly of boron carbide and aluminum, or aluminum alloy, and minor amounts of ceramic material. The method allows control of the rate of reaction between boron carbide and metal so that the final components of the composite, and hence the mechanical pr ...


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Ronald A Hitzeman, Franklin E Hagie IV, Benjamin D Hall, Gustav Ammerer: Expression of polypeptides in yeast. Washington Research Foundation, Genentech, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness PLLC, July 6, 1999: US05919651 (67 worldwide citation)

DNA expression vectors capable, in a transformant strain of yeast, of expressing a polypeptide under the control of a genetically distinct yeast promoter, processes of forming transformant strains of yeast and transformed yeast strains are disclosed.


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Ronald A Hitzeman, Franklin E Hagie IV, Benjamin D Hall, Gustav Ammerer: Expression of polypeptides in yeast. Washington Research Foundation, Genentech, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness PLLC, December 29, 1998: US05854018 (58 worldwide citation)

DNA expression vectors capable, in a transformant strain of yeast, of expressing a polypeptide under the control of a genetically distinct yeast promoter, processes of forming transformant strains of yeast and transformed yeast strains are disclosed.


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Allan S Hoffman, Andrew M Garfinkle, Buddy D Ratner, Stephen R Hanson: Plasma gas discharge treatment for improving the compatibility of biomaterials. Washington Research Foundation, Seed and Berry, July 23, 1991: US05034265 (55 worldwide citation)

A method of treating articles to improve their biocompatibility is disclosed. A polymeric substrate material is positioned within a reactor vessel and exposed to plasma gas discharge in the presence of an atmosphere of an inert gas and then in the presence of an organic gas, such as a fluorinated hy ...