Sridhar G Iyengar, Daniel Haas, Craig Bolon: Method and apparatus for processing electrochemical signals. Agamatrix, Marina Larson & Associates, August 15, 2006: US07090764 (121 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided herein for improving the selectivity and productivity of sensors via digital signal processing techniques. According to one illustrative embodiment, in an electrochemical method for monitoring of a select analyte in a mixed sample with an interfering analyte, an impr ...

Ian Harding, Richard Williams: Method and apparatus for detection of abnormal traces during electrochemical analyte detection. Agamatrix, Marina Larson & Associates, March 18, 2008: US07344626 (115 worldwide citation)

Detection of abnormal signal traces in electrochemical measurements generated using an electrochemical test strip to which a potential is applied allows for an indication of an erroneous analyte determination. The current trace has an expected shape in which a peak current is observed a time tpeak a ...

Steven Diamond, Martin Forest, Baoguo Wei: Method and apparatus for providing stable voltage to analytical system. Agamatrix, Marina Larson & Associates, May 13, 2008: US07372277 (106 worldwide citation)

An electrochemical cell has two terminals. One of the terminals is connected to a pulse-width-modulated (PWM) power supply and to a voltmeter. The other terminal is connected to circuitry capable of switching between amperometric and potentiometric measurement modes. A sequence of successive approxi ...

Brad Boozer, Joseph Flaherty, Timothy Golnik: Lancing device. Agamatrix, Marina Larson & Associates, October 21, 2008: US07438694 (106 worldwide citation)

A lancing device is used with a lancet for lancing body tissue to result in a wound for bleeding. An improved lancing device has a priming knob having a slanted priming notch rotatably connected to the lancing device about an axis of rotation generally parallel to a central axis of the lancing devic ...

Gero Miesenböck, Boris V Zemelman: Bio-synthetic photostimulators and methods of use. Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, Marina Larson & Associates, December 5, 2006: US07144733 (63 worldwide citation)

Cells are rendered sensitive to stimulation by introducing into a non-photoreceptor cell nucleic acid sequences encoding at least an opsin gene product, an arrestin gene product, and the alpha subunit of the heterotrimeric G protein of the Gq family. The introduced sequences are expressed by the cel ...

Michel Sadelain, Renier Brentjens, John Maher: Nucleic acids encoding chimeric T cell receptors. Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, Marina Larson & Associates, November 4, 2008: US07446190 (37 worldwide citation)

Chimeric T cell receptors (TCR) are provided that combine, in a single chimeric species, the intracellular domain of CD3 ζ-chain, a signaling region from a costimulatory protein such as CD28, and a binding element that specifically interacts with a selected target. When expressed, for example in T-l ...

Farid Khouri, Julia Lee, Sheldon Shafer: Polycarbonate—ultem block copolymers. General Electric Company, Marina Larson & Associates, June 12, 2007: US07230066 (30 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides novel block copolycarbonates comprising residues from a hydroxy terminated polyetherimide or polyimide, residues from a dihydroxy compound, and residues from an activated carbonate. In a preferred embodiment of the present invention the polyetherimide or polyimide bloc ...

Philippe Schottland, Bart Terburg, David S Bryce: Automotive headlamps with improved beam chromaticity. General Electric Company, Marina Larson & Associates, January 30, 2007: US07168833 (22 worldwide citation)

Lenses for lamps can improve the quality of the light emitted through lens by interacting with the light bulb. Photoluminescent dyes as well as non-photoluminescent dyes may be incorporated into a polycarbonate lens in order to shift the chromaticity of the light source. Further, design features suc ...

Martin Gleave, Paul S Rennie, Hideaki Miyake, Colleen Nelson: TRPM-2 antisense therapy. The University of British Columbia, Marina Larson & Associates, May 6, 2008: US07368436 (21 worldwide citation)

It has been determined that antisense therapy which reduces the expression of TRPM-2 provides therapeutic benefits in the treatment of cancer, particularly prostate and renal cell cancers. Addition of antisense TRPM-2 ODN to prostatic tumor cells in vivo is effective for delaying the onset of androg ...

James Louis DeRudder, Niles Richard Rosenquist, Gary Charles Davis, Matthew Robert Pixton, Mark Erik Nelson, Zhaohui Su: Transparent and high-heat polycarbonate-polysiloxane copolymers and transparent blends with polycarbonate and a process for preparing same. General Electric Company, Marina Larson & Associates, June 19, 2007: US07232865 (14 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for making siloxane polycarbonate copolymers and blends of other polycarbonates with such copolymers wherein the copolymers and blends have excellent transparency and physical characteristic.