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Martin Chalfie, Douglas Prasher: Uses of green-fluorescent protein. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, John P White, February 13, 1996: US05491084 (271 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a cell comprising a DNA molecule having a regulatory element from a gene, other than a gene encoding a green-fluorescent protein operatively linked to a DNA sequence encoding the green-fluorescent protein. This invention also provides a method for selecting cells expressing a ...


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John G Proakis, Josko Catipovic, Milica Stojanovic: Apparatus for improved underwater acoustic telemetry utilizing phase coherent communications. Northeastern University, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Robert K Tendler, April 5, 1994: US05301167 (109 worldwide citation)

An underwater acoustic communications system utilizes phase coherent modulation and demodulation in which high data rates are achieved through the use of rapid Doppler removal, a specialized sample timing control technique and decision feedback equalization including feedforward and feedback equaliz ...


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Douglas Prasher: Modified apoaequorin having increased bioluminescent activity. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Jones & Askew, November 1, 1994: US05360728 (61 worldwide citation)

The present invention encompasses modified apoaequorin nucleotide and amino acid sequences capable of emitting light in the presence of luciferin and a light-triggering cation such as Ca.sup.2+, which possess bioluminescent activity greater than unmodified apoaequorin and methods of use therefore.


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John G Proakis, Milica Stojanovic: Method and apparatus for simultaneous beamforming and equalization. Northeastern University, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, December 1, 1998: US05844951 (57 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for multichannel combining and equalization in a multichannel receiver is described. The receiver jointly performs diversity combining, equalization and synchronization. The method and apparatus of the present invention may be used to provide a reduced complexity adaptive mult ...


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Norman E Farr, Lee Freitag, James Preisig, Dana R Yoerger, Sheri N White, Alan D Chave: Systems and methods for underwater optical communication. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Ropes & Gray, May 31, 2011: US07953326 (55 worldwide citation)

The systems and methods of the invention provide for improved underwater communication systems. In particular, the systems and methods of the invention provide for improved underwater optical modems including optical transmitters and optical receivers that allow omni-directional transmission and rec ...


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Douglas Prasher: Modified apoaequorin having increased bioluminescent activity. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Jones & Askew, July 30, 1996: US05541309 (54 worldwide citation)

The present invention encompasses modified apoaequorin nucleotide and amino acid sequences capable of emitting light in the presence of luciferin and a light-triggering cation such as Ca.sup.2+, which possess bioluminescent activity greater than unmodified apoaequorin and methods of use therefore.


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John L Spiesberger: Ocean acoustic tomography. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Norman E Brunell, November 25, 1997: US05691957 (50 worldwide citation)

An acoustic tomography telemetry system and method allowing spatially averaged ocean temperatures to be measured in real-time. The system includes autonomous acoustic sources mounted on subsurface moorings and receivers that are either suspended from drifting surface buoys or cabled to shore. The te ...


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Martin Chalfie, Douglas Prasher: Green fluorescent protein. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, John P Cooper & Dunham White, November 14, 2000: US06146826 (34 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a cell comprising a DNA molecule having a regulatory element from a gene, other than a gene encoding a green fluorescent protein operatively linked to a DNA sequence encoding the green fluorescent protein. This invention also provides living organisms which comprise the above ...


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Richard Camilli: Systems and methods for analyzing underwater, subsurface and atmospheric environments. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Ropes & Gray, October 30, 2012: US08299424 (10 worldwide citation)

The systems and methods described herein include, among other things, systems capable of being deployed for long periods of time in oceanic, subsurface and atmospheric environments. The systems typically include mass spectrometers to measure low molecular weight gases dissolved in the water and vola ...


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Paul Vernon Dunlap: Assays, test kits and bacteria for detection of autoinducers. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Linda M Buckley, Peter F Corless, Cara Z Lowen, June 2, 1998: US05759798 (10 worldwide citation)

The invention provides assays, kits and bacteria useful for detection of autoinducers. In a preferred aspect, the assay comprises 1) contacting a test sample suspected of containing an autoinducer with bacteria of the invention that are capable of producing an elevated amount of light in the presenc ...



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