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Thomas A Foglia, Lloyd A Nelson, William N Marmer: Production of biodiesel, lubricants and fuel and lubricant additives. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of Agriculture, M Howard Silverstein, John Fado, Janelle S Graeter, February 3, 1998: US05713965 (77 worldwide citation)

A method is described which utilizes lipases to transesterify triglyceride-containing substances and to esterify free fatty acids to alkyl esters using short chain alcohols. The alkyl esters are useful as alternatives or additives to automotive fuels and lubricants. The method is particularly advant ...


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John A Singleton, Larry F Stikeleather: High performance liquid chromatography injection system for the simultaneous concentration and analysis of trace components. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of Agriculture, M Howard Silverstien, John Fado, Gail E Poulos, October 31, 1995: US05462660 (31 worldwide citation)

A high pressure liquid chromatography injection system with two independently controlled valves and a pump is provided which permits the simultaneous and independent concentration and analysis of trace components using two different solvent systems.


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Katrinia Cornish: Hypoallergenic natural rubber products from parthenum argentatum (gray) and other non-hevea brasiliensis species. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of Agriculture, M Howard Silverstein, John Fado, Janelle S Graeter, December 3, 1996: US05580942 (25 worldwide citation)

Hypoallergenic products are made from Parthenum argentatum (Gray), Ficus elastica and other non-hevea rubber-containing plants by homogenizing the plants in an aqueous medium, filtering the homogenate and separating the rubber-containing phase from the aqueous phase by centrifugation. Optionally, th ...


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Carl A Litzkow, Dennis Shuman, Sergey Kruss, James A Coffelt: Electronic grain probe insect counter (EGPIC). The United States of America represented by the Secretary of Agriculture, M Howard Silverstein, John Fado, Gail E Poulos, July 8, 1997: US05646404 (22 worldwide citation)

An automated system has been developed that can acquire and remotely display data indicative of infestation levels in stored agricultural commodities. The system accurately records and time stamps each insect detection, across a full range of pertinent species' sizes, as they drop through a probe co ...


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Henry D Stone: In ovo immunization of avian embryos with oil-emulsion vaccines. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Agriculture, M Howard Silverstein, John Fado, Gail E Poulos, October 6, 1998: US05817320 (21 worldwide citation)

Avian diseases, particularly those which threaten birds early in life, are controlled by embryonal vaccination using water-in-oil-in-water emulsion vaccines. The site of inoculation is the albumin end of the egg via entry through the air cell end of the egg.


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Andrzej W Kraszewski, Stuart O Nelson: Mass or weight determination of arbitrarily-shaped dielectric objects by microwave resonator measurements. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of Agriculture, M Howard Silverstein, John Fado, Gail E Poulos, September 10, 1996: US05554935 (20 worldwide citation)

A method for nondestructively determining the mass of arbitrarily shaped dielectric objects is disclosed. The object is inserted into a microwave resonant cavity coupled to a microwave radiation source and a measuring circuit. Measurements of shift of resonant frequency and change in the transmissio ...


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Katrinia Cornish: Hypoallergenic natural rubber products from parthenium argentatum (gray) and other non-hevea brasiliensis species. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of Agriculture, M Howard Silverstein, John Fado, Janelle S Graeter, February 10, 1998: US05717050 (20 worldwide citation)

Hypoallergenic products are made from Parthenum argentatum (Gray), Ficus elastica and other non-hevea rubber-containing plants by homogenizing the plants in an aqueous medium, filtering the homogenate and separating the rubber-containing phase from the aqueous phase by centrifugation. Optionally, th ...


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Michael J Haas: Fuels as solvents for the conduct of enzymatic reactions. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of Agriculture, M Howard Silverstein, John Fado, Janelle S Graeter, December 16, 1997: US05697986 (20 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a method of producing biofuels by carrying out the enzymatic transesterification of fatty acid-containing materials directly in automotive fuels.


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Norman J Stern, J Stan Bailey, Nelson A Cox Jr, Leroy C Blankenship: Nucosal competitive exclusion flora. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of Agriculture, M Howard Silverstein, John Fado, Janelle S Graeter, September 19, 1995: US05451400 (19 worldwide citation)

A preparation effective for reducing colonization by human enteropathogenic bacteria in poultry is prepared from cultures of mucosa-associated flora obtained from ceca of mature birds and is referred to as mucosal competitive exclusion (MCE). The preparation is especially effective for both Salmonel ...


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Robert K Vander Meer, William A Banks, Clifford S Lofgren: Repellents for ants. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of Agriculture, Gail E Poulos, M Howard Silverstein, John Fado, July 15, 1997: US05648390 (16 worldwide citation)

A method has been discovered for repelling ants by treating objects or areas with effective amounts of compositions that include (a) one or more C.sub.6 to C.sub.8 carboxylic acids; (b) one or more C.sub.6 to C.sub.14 alcohols; (c) one or more esters which are reaction products of (a) and (b) or an ...