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Igor S Karapetian, Ivan A Korolkov, Nikolai N Kapitanov, Boris A Smirnov, Tatyana L Ivanova: Surgical staple, a method of and forceps for its removal. Vsesojuzny Nauchno Issledovatelsky I Ispytatelny Institut Meditsinskoi Tekhniki, Murray Schaffer, March 6, 1984: US04434796 (369 worldwide citation)

The staple has two legs interconnected through a web. Each of the legs carries a rod having a pointed bottom end and a head. The head has a slot for the web to pass. A through hole or passage is made in the rod, which is open at the slot in the head and at the side rod surface. The rigidity of the l ...


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James L Fergason: Encapsulated liquid crystal and method. Manchester R & D Partnership, Maky Renner Otto & Boisselle, March 6, 1984: US04435047 (359 worldwide citation)

Briefly, according to one aspect of the invention, liquid crystal material, and especially nematic material, is encapsulated; according to another aspect the encapsulated liquid crystal material is used in liquid crystal devices, such as relatively large size visual display devices; and according to ...


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Peder O Barbesgaard, Georg W Jensen, Poul Holm: Detergent cellulase. Novo Industri, Fidelman Wolffe & Waldron, March 6, 1984: US04435307 (298 worldwide citation)

A harshness reducing, enzymatic additive for a main wash detergent based on a fungal cellulase, i.e., a cellulase produced by means of Humicola insolens. The enzymatic additive can be produced in high yields and has an extraordinarily high activity at alkaline pH values, whereby it is possible to mi ...


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George G Siposs, Jerry B Christian: Variable rate syringe pump for insulin delivery. Delta Medical, Allen A Dicke Jr, March 6, 1984: US04435173 (266 worldwide citation)

Variable rate pump for insulin delivery has as its pumping unit a syringe. A motor is connected to advance the syringe and electric signal pulses are produced during syringe advance. A control system permits selection of the interval between command pulses to maintain the desired base insulin delive ...


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Denis Wood, John F Thomas Jr, Barry Dipper, Philip D Stegenga, John H Veltkamp, William L Katsma, Robert L Norton: Vehicle mirror and support assembly. Donnelly Mirrors, Price Heneveld Huizenga & Cooper, March 6, 1984: US04435042 (255 worldwide citation)

An inside rearview mirror assembly for vehicles preferably including four parts, namely, a molded breakaway mirror support bracket, a molded mirror case, a prismatic reflective mirror element, and a rigid, molded pivot actuator for moving the case and mirror element between day and night positions f ...


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Andreas Bechtolsheim: Raster memory manipulation apparatus. Sun Microsystems, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, March 6, 1984: US04435792 (205 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for manipulating and displaying raster images stored in a memory system under computer control, wherein a function unit combines new display data presented to the apparatus with display data already stored in memory, to form a new display that is stored in memory system, all in a single ...


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Robert F Zuk, David J Litman: Immunochromatographic assay with support having bound "MIP" and second enzyme. Syva Company, Bertram I Rowland, March 6, 1984: US04435504 (174 worldwide citation)

Chromatographic immunoassay employing a specific binding pair member and a label conjugate which delineates a border whose distance from one end of the chromatograph relates to the amount of analyte present. By combining the label conjugate and sample in a solution and immunochromatographing the sol ...


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W Dale Darnell: Surgical retractor array system. Humboldt Products, Beveridge DeGrandi & Kline, March 6, 1984: US04434791 (171 worldwide citation)

A surgical retractor system comprising an array of standardized, interchangeable, annular retractor frame sections of various shapes of which the end portions are configured to permit the interchangeable, hinged connection of the various shaped frames in forming generally annular retractor units ada ...


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Tadatoshi Kamimori, Mamoru Mizuhashi, Junichi Nagai: Electro-optical device and electro-optical light controlling device. Asahi Glass Company, Oblon Fisher Spivak McClelland & Maier, March 6, 1984: US04435048 (153 worldwide citation)

An electro-optical device comprising an electrolyte layer held between a pair of electrodes and an electrochromic material placed on at least one of said electrodes, wherein said electrolyte layer comprises an organic material and a chelating agent and an electro-optical light controlling device com ...


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Charles R Stahl: Closed cycle gas turbine for gaseous production. General Electric Company, John F Ahern, Robert C Kain Jr, March 6, 1984: US04434613 (150 worldwide citation)

A gas turbine is employed in a combined cycle system to produce one or more chemically useful products. Selected exhaust gases are fed back into the gas turbine compressor so as to establish a stable mixture of working fluid constituents for the gas turbine. The gas turbine is preferably configured ...