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Frank F Davis, Theodorus Van Es, Nicholas C Palczuk: Non-immunogenic polypeptides. Omri M Behr, December 18, 1979: US04179337 (1429 worldwide citation)

Polypeptides such as enzymes and insulin are coupled to polyethylene glycol or polypropropylene glycol having a molecular weight of 500 to 20,000 daltons to provide a physiologically active non-immunogenic water soluble polypeptide composition. The polyethylene glycol or polypropylene glycol protect ...


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Elger W McNamara: Diabetic insulin alarm system. Spensley Horn & Lubitz, December 18, 1979: US04178916 (263 worldwide citation)

The disclosed Diabetic Insulin Alarm System is designed to monitor certain physiological conditions of the wearer associated with insulin shock. The system includes means to sense such physiological conditions of the wearer and to produce an electrical output. This output actuates a pulse generator ...


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James B O Maley: Automatic currency identification system. Abbott Coin Counter Company, Posnack Roberts Cohen & Spiecens, December 18, 1979: US04179685 (243 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for automatically identifying paper currency, stocks, stamps, and the like, by optically examining and viewing regions on the currency. The graphic pattern scanned is stored as signal information and then compared with signals representing predetermined standard information on ...


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Donald Sashin, Ernest J Sternglass: Radiography apparatus. University of Pittsburgh, Arnold B Silverman, December 18, 1979: US04179100 (120 worldwide citation)

Radiography apparatus including radiation generating means, collimator means interposed between the radiation generating means and an object to be exposed to radiation, scintillator means disposed on the opposite side of the object from the radiation generating means for converting the radiation to ...


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Anthony Spencer: Kiosk unit. Spellman Joel & Pelton, December 18, 1979: US04179723 (112 worldwide citation)

A self-contained Kiosk Unit comprises a unique self-supporting metal frame having a plurality of walls extending upwardly and forming a housing which includes a computer unit mounted therein. The controls for the computer unit are mounted in a recessed portion of the frame on a control panel while t ...


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Hans Grundei, Wolfram Thomas: Knee-joint-endoprothese. Schutt and Grundei O H G, Kinzer Plyer Dorn & McEachran, December 18, 1979: US04178641 (107 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to knee-joint endoprostheses, and provide an endoprosthetic member embodying condylar replacement surface means to simulate the natural slideway for the knee cap, said slideway defining a space for the cruciate ligaments of the natural joint, and also having a curved boundary ...


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Charles D Cawood Jr, John S Ziegler: Urological instrument with deflecting element. American Hospital Supply Corporation, Tilton Fallon Lungmus & Chestnut, December 18, 1979: US04178920 (100 worldwide citation)

A urological instrument for use with an endoscope and an endoscope sheath to facilitate the insertion of one or more catheters or flexible instruments from the bladder into the ureter. The instrument includes an elongated sleeve for receiving the stem of the endoscope, a deflecting element pivotally ...


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Nicholas G Kingsbury: Frequency synthesizer with fractional division ratio and jitter compensation. The Marconi Company, Kirschstein Kirschstein Ottinger & Cobrin, December 18, 1979: US04179670 (97 worldwide citation)

A frequency synthesizer in which good resolution is obtained by a unity increase of the dividing ratio for a controlled proportion of the reference frequency cycles thus giving a fractional dividing ratio. Phase jitter that could be expected to result is eliminated by keeping a running count of the ...


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Allan J Coviello, Frederick E Bernardin Jr, Robert R Rohrkemper: Apparatus for sanitizing liquids with ultra-violet radiation and ozone. Thetford Corporation, Olsen and Stephenson, December 18, 1979: US04179616 (90 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for contacting contaminated water with ultra-violet light to eliminate potentially harmful organisms as well as to provide air cooling necessary for efficient operation of the UV lamp and simultaneous production of ozone in the apparatus for secondary disinfection of the water, the water a ...


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Graham S Tubbs: Digital processor system with conditional carry and status function in arithmetic unit. Texas Instruments Incorporated, John G Graham, December 18, 1979: US04179746 (86 worldwide citation)

An electronic digital processor fabricated on a single MOS/LSI semiconductor chip includes an arithmetic unit operating on digits one at a time, with a carry output and a carry input. Commands for operating the processor are produced by decoding instruction words one at a time from a large instructi ...