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Larry Gold, Craig Tuerk: Methods for identifying nucleic acid ligands. University Research Corporation, Beaton & Swanson, December 14, 1993: US05270163 (587 worldwide citation)

The SELEX (Systematic Evolution of Ligands by EXponential Enrichment) method is disclosed for the identification of nucleic acid ligands. A candidate mixture of single stranded nucleic acids having regions of randomized sequence is contacted with a target compound and those nucleic acids having an i ...


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Harbhajan S Rhandhawa: Method for coated surgical instruments and tools. Vac Tec Systems, Beaton & Swanson, January 1, 1991: US04981756 (151 worldwide citation)

A process for producing corrosion resistant and wear resistant medical tools and instruments by coating high strength low-carbon martensitic stainless steels with a thin, hard layer of refractory metal compound, preferably via cathodic arc plasma deposition technology. The invention also covers the ...


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Larry E Parkhurst, Edward M Aten: Article dispenser for monitoring dispensing times. Medical Microsystems, Beaton & Swanson, May 2, 1995: US05412372 (138 worldwide citation)

A portable medication dispenser aids and monitors regimen-conforming use of medications provided in standard as-marketed blister packages. A standard blister package and a separate, disposable sensor sheet are simply and easily loaded into a compact housing containing supervisory electronics, visual ...


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Robert Fitzgerald: Cordless telephone headset. Beaton & Swanson, May 12, 1992: US05113428 (123 worldwide citation)

A cordless telephone is disclosed in which the portable unit is totally contained in a headset. The headset includes its own push button key pad and related control buttons, a rechargeable battery and an RF transceiver. In addition, the preferred embodiment of the portable unit has two earphones and ...


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David C Howson, Michael W Fellinger, John A Popken, Richard M Altobellis, Bennett J Scharf, Walter E Oshetski: Failsafe apparatus and method for effecting syringe drive. Ivion Corporation, Beaton & Swanson, March 13, 1990: US04908017 (114 worldwide citation)

Failsafe apparatus and method are disclosed for controlling fluid flow from syringes. One or more syringes are positioned so that the piston of each syringe is caused to be precisely displaced to thereby safely deliver medicament from the syringe to a patient. To effect movement of each piston, a ra ...


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Roger Bayston, Nancy J Grove: Antimicrobial device and method. Colorado Biomedical, Beaton & Swanson, April 17, 1990: US04917686 (102 worldwide citation)

A medical device made from a material capable of being implanted in living tissue or transcutaneously inserted therein or of long term in-dwelling therein, which exhibits persistent antimicrobial activity in use, and containing a body of a synthetic or naturally occurring material having side surfac ...


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Allen Barker, Gage Garby: Indicator cap. Senetics, Beaton & Swanson, April 5, 1994: US05299701 (84 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for counting the number of times a container has been opened or some other event has occurred, with particular usefulness in medicine bottles and the like. An outer cover portion with a set of teeth holds an indicator wheel with an engaging pawl and another set of teeth and a ratchet wh ...


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Harbhajan S Randhawa, Jeffrey M Buske: Physical vapor deposition dual coating process. Hauzer, Beaton & Swanson, August 10, 1993: US05234561 (84 worldwide citation)

A machine for covering a substrate (FIG. 14, 540) by means of both cathodic arc plasma deposition (CAPD) (FIG. 2) and magnetron sputtering (FIG. 1) without breaking vacuum in a single chamber (FIG. 14, 421). A computer system monitors (FIG. 3, 403, 405) and controls all coating process parameters to ...


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Allan Barker, Gage Garby: Indicator cap for use with threaded or bayonet lug container. Senetics, Beaton & Swanson, November 16, 1993: US05261548 (74 worldwide citation)

A closure for a container, including means for counting and indicating the number of times the closure has undergone a cycle of closing and opening the container, and further including means for incorporating the closure into means for resisting the opening of the container by a child. In a preferre ...


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Jonathan F Sawyer, Dennis J Gardner: Radio transceiver for transmitting and receiving data packets. CliniCom Incorporated, Beaton & Swanson, April 26, 1994: US05307372 (63 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for transmitting and receiving packets of data among a multitude of base and remote units utilizing a frequency hopping technique. The apparatus uses a single clock source for synchronizing the analog signal processing circuit, the modular encoder and the micrprocessor, and uses an inex ...