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Mendez Michael, Behnke Craig, Poon Yan, Lee Philip: Induction of flocculation in photosynthetic organisms. Sapphire Energy, Mendez Michael, Behnke Craig, Poon Yan, Lee Philip, Butler James, December 30, 2009: WO/2009/158658 (56 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides compositions and methods for producing flocculation moieties in photosynthetic organisms. The photosynthetic organisms are genetically modified to effect production, secretion, or both, of the flocculation moieties. Also provided are methods of flocculating organisms.


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Ghosh Soumitra Shankar, Lewis Diana Y, Janssen Samuel, Srivastava Ved, Liu Que, Jodka Carolyn M, Soares Christopher J, Lin Qing: Composition and methods for treatment of congestive heart failure. Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Ghosh Soumitra Shankar, Lewis Diana Y, Janssen Samuel, Srivastava Ved, Liu Que, Jodka Carolyn M, Soares Christopher J, Lin Qing, BUTLER James E, December 6, 2007: WO/2007/139941 (6 worldwide citation)

Provided herein is the use of GLP-1 molecules or agonists and analogs thereof, and the use of exendin molecules or agonists and analogs thereof, including their derivatives and active fragments, for the prevention or treatment of congestive heart failure. Pharmaceutical compositions for use in the m ...


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Lichtman Jeff W, Wong Wai T, Wong Rachel, Gan Wen Biao, Grutzendler Jamie: Method for labeling individual cells. Washington University, BUTLER James E, September 20, 2001: WO/2001/069244 (3 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for the labeling of individual cells. Labeling is accomplished by coating a particle with at least one dye or nucleic acid sequence encoding a marker protein. The particle is then propelled toward the cell resulting in the particle contacting the cell for a time sufficient for t ...


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MENDEZ MICHAEL: Animal feedstock comprising genetically modified algae. SAPPHIRE ENERGY, Butler James, May 6, 2010: WO/2010/051489 (2 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure provides methods for producing a photosynthetic organism, wherein the photosynthetic organism produces one or more enzymes that help degrade or digest a biomass, resulting in a more nutrient composition for use as animal feed. The invention also provides methods for producing ...


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Moskowitz David W: Diagnostic polymorphisms. Dzgenes, BUTLER James E, August 24, 2000: WO/2000/049169

Disclosed are single nucleotide polymorphisms (SMPs) associated with end stage renal disease. Also disclosed are methods for using SMPs to determine susceptibility to end stage renal disease; nucleotide sequences containing SNPs; kits for determining the presence of SNPs; and methods of treatment or ...


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Chun Wesley W C: Use of pseudomonas corrugata as a biological control agent. Idaho Research Foundation, BUTLER James E, January 18, 2001: WO/2001/003507

The present invention pertains to novel strains of Pseudomonas corrugata and the use of the strains in biological control against soil-borne pathogens of plants. A number of these strains are shown to be effective in reducing or controlling soil-borne pathogens of plants, including, but not limited ...


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Chen Wenqiong, Briggs Steven P, Cooper Bret, Glazebrook Jane, Goff Stephen A, Katagiri Fumiaki, Kreps Joel, Moughamer Todd, Provart Nicolas, Ricke Darrell, Zhu Tong: Transcription factors of cereals. Syngenta Participations, Chen Wenqiong, Briggs Steven P, Cooper Bret, Glazebrook Jane, Goff Stephen A, Katagiri Fumiaki, Kreps Joel, Moughamer Todd, Provart Nicolas, Ricke Darrell, Zhu Tong, BUTLER James E, January 30, 2003: WO/2003/007699

Polynucleotides encoding transcription factors of cereals and in particular rice are provided. Also provided are recombinant vectors, expression cassettes, host cells and plants containing the polynucleotides. Methods for using the polynucleotides to alter resistance or tolerance of plants to stress ...


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Lafferty Mike, Tweedy Charles, Butler James: Multiplexed systems for nucleic acid sequencing. Diversa Corporation, Lafferty Mike, Tweedy Charles, Butler James, BUTLER James, December 11, 2003: WO/2003/102216

Methods for the sequencing of polynucleotides are provided. Also provided are multiplex systems for sequencing polynucleotides using the disclosed methods, kits for use with the disclosed methods and methods for diagnosing diseases and adverse drug reactions using the disclosed methods.


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Rao Yi, Wu Jane Y: Vertebrate protein slit, dna sequence encoding it and uses thereof. Washington University, BUTLER James E, September 21, 2000: WO/2000/055321

Polynucleotides that encode the Xenopus slit protein along with the deduced amino acid sequence of the Xenopus slit protein are given. Recombinant polynucleotides, vectors and transformed cells containing the slit polynucleotide are disclosed. Methods for production of slit proteins, pharmaceutical ...


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Moskowitz David W: Diagnostic polymorphisms of tgf-$g(b)-rii promoter. Dzgenes, Moskowitz David W, BUTLER James E, October 4, 2001: WO/2001/073128

Disclosed are single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) associated with hypertension and end stage renal disease due to hypertension. Also disclosed are methods for using SNPs to determine susceptibility to end stage renal disease and hypertension; nucleotide sequences containing SNPs; kits for determi ...