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Edwin P Przybylowicz, Allan G Millikan: Integral analytical element. Eastman Kodak Company, R P Hilst, November 16, 1976: US03992158 (376 worldwide citation)

An integral analytical element capable of use in the analysis of liquids, the element having at least two superposed layers including a spreading layer and a reagent layer, in fluid contact. Optionally, the element can be carried on a support material. The spreading layer, which can be an isotropica ...


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Frank R Shippey, Timothy C Vance, Fred E Martin: Automatic flushing system for membrane separation machines such as reverse osmosis machines. Raypak, Herzig & Walsh, November 16, 1976: US03992301 (151 worldwide citation)

An automatic flushing and cleaning system for membrane separation machines such as reverse osmosis machines having plural modules or membranes. Cleaning may be by way of reducing the pressure to allow the membrane to relax, by the injection of air or inert gas to provide turbulence, and/or by inject ...


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Harry H LeVeen: Method for treating benign and malignant tumors utilizing radio frequency, electromagnetic radiation. Brooks Haidt Haffner & Delahunty, November 16, 1976: US03991770 (134 worldwide citation)

A method of treating tumors, both benign and malignant, such as carcinoma, sarcoma, cysts and avascular lesions, in animals, such as humans, by radio frequency heating at the location of the tumor in the host with intensity and duration sufficient to cause necrosis of the tumor tissue. Substantial d ...


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Edward Emil Schmitt, Rocco Albert Polistina: Controlled release of medicaments using polymers from glycolic acid. American Cyanamid Company, Samuel Branch Walker, November 16, 1976: US03991766 (130 worldwide citation)

Polyhydroxyacetic ester, also called polyglycolic acid (PGA), has surgically useful mechanical properties. On implantation, in living mammalian tissue, the polyglycolic acid is absorbed, and replaced by living tissue. Sutures, clips and storage pellets having medicaments incorporated therein can be ...


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Donald R Napier, Charles M Starks: Phase transfer catalysis of heterogeneous reactions by quaternary salts. Continental Oil Company, Cortlan R Schupbach Jr, November 16, 1976: US03992432 (128 worldwide citation)

A process for catalyzing heterogeneous ionic organic reactions in a system of multiple liquid phases in which at least two of the reactants are each located in a different phase with respect to the other, the phases containing such reactants differing in polarity. Catalysis is effected by introducin ...


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Jay E Sobel: Motor fuel production with fluid catalytic cracking of high-boiling alkylate. UOP, James R Hoatson Jr, Thomas K McBride, William H Page II, November 16, 1976: US03992474 (124 worldwide citation)

High octane number motor fuel is produced by alkylating isobutane with an olefin to produce an alkylate separable into distinct low octane and high octane fractions, charging the low octane fraction to a fluidized catalytic cracking unit to generate more olefins which can be charged to the alkylatio ...


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Jack A Vernon, Murlan R Kaufman, Robert E Brummett, Herman G Bender: Iontophoresis apparatus for applying local anesthetics. Medicon, Chernoff & Vilhauer, November 16, 1976: US03991755 (124 worldwide citation)

Iontophoresis apparatus for applying local anesthetics to selected locations of animal bodies, particularly to the eardrum, comprises an electric circuit providing a source of direct current of constant and predetermined magnitude. Connected into the electric circuit are a first electrode adapted fo ...


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F Richard Radford: Aspirating device for patient ventilation apparatus. Christensen O Connor Garrison & Havelka, November 16, 1976: US03991762 (122 worldwide citation)

An aspirating device for a patient ventilation apparatus comprising a catheter cartridge, including an elongated catheter tube housed in an enclosing, protective housing, and a vacuum coupling mechanism is disclosed. A wheel, affixed to the proximal (vacuum) end of the catheter tube is housed in the ...


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Joseph W Shannon, Clarence A Ripley Jr, John Henry Dailey: Automatic drink dispensing apparatus having programming means. American Beverage Control, Oldham & Oldham Co, November 16, 1976: US03991911 (115 worldwide citation)

An automatic drink dispensing apparatus wherein drinks are poured to prescribed formulations following proper operation of "selected" buttons on a keyboard console. The ingredients of the drink are simultaneously poured so that the length of pour is determined by the length of time that it takes to ...


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Salvatore Cocozza: Inhaler for powdered medicaments. November 16, 1976: US03991761 (104 worldwide citation)

An inhaler for powdered medicaments contained in a capsule which is inserted when needed into an elongated recess by rotatably moving two component portions out of register, perforated by means of biasedly attached piercing devices, and emptied by spinning within a cylindrical spinning chamber when ...



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