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Wallace D Beversdorf, Lawrence R Erickson, Ian Grant: Hybridization process utilizing a combination of cytoplasmic male sterility and herbicide tolerance. University of Guelph, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, May 21, 1985: US04517763 (696 worldwide citation)

The process of the present invention provides a convenient route for producing a predetermined hybrid variety of a crop which is capable of undergoing both self-pollination and cross-pollination. Cytoplasmic male sterile plants which also exhibit cytoplasmic herbicide tolerance are the key plants fo ...


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Paul D Levin, John D Harding: Blood sampling instrument. Robert G Slick, May 21, 1985: US04517978 (292 worldwide citation)

A blood sampling instrument for drawing a few drops of blood from a finger or the like is provided wherein the sampling device consists primarily of a tubular member which conceals all of the working parts and which has a flange thereon so that it can be easily held by a patient and pressed against ...


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William R Tarello, Claudio Lopez, Linda A Gordon, Thomas D Whalen, William B Harvey: Multiple medicament cartridge clip and medicament discharging device therefor. Survival Technology, Cushman Darby & Cushman, May 21, 1985: US04518384 (208 worldwide citation)

A medicament discharging device and an expendable clip thereon containing a plurality of medicament cartridges. Each of the cartridges comprises a container, a dosage of medicament in the container, a hypodermic needle sealingly contained in a sterile condition in cooperating relation with the conta ...


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David F Mark, Leo S Lin, Shi Da Y Lu: Human recombinant interleukin-2 muteins. Cetus Corporation, Albert P Halluin, Thomas E Ciotti, May 21, 1985: US04518584 (205 worldwide citation)

Muteins of biologically active proteins such as IFN-.beta. and IL-2 in which cysteine residues that are not essential to biological activity have been deleted or replaced with other amino acids to eliminate sites for intermolecular crosslinking or incorrect intramolecular disulfide bridge formation. ...


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Roger L Yarbrough: Method of overlaying sulphur concrete on horizontal and vertical surfaces. Sulcon, May 21, 1985: US04518548 (199 worldwide citation)

A method of overlaying sulphur concrete is adapted for use in placing sulphur concrete against or over an existing solid surface such as the exterior surface of a wall, floor, or column base. The existing surface, which typically is a portland cement concrete surface, is prepared by first applying a ...


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Richard B Frost: Co-axial tube surgical infusion/suction cutter tip. Unisearch, Holman & Stern, May 21, 1985: US04517977 (183 worldwide citation)

Surgical instrument for accurately cutting and removing fibrous tissue comprising a first tube (11) having at one end an end wall (12) disposed in a plane substantially normal to the longitudinal axis of the first tube (11), which end wall contains an aperture (13); a second tube (14) coaxial with t ...


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Frank Pecenka: Detachable balloon catheter. Cordis Corporation, Henry W Collins, Thomas R Vigil, May 21, 1985: US04517979 (158 worldwide citation)

A detachable balloon catheter comprising a sealing valve assembly having an elongated passageway extending therethrough, an inflatable balloon having a mouth portion which is bonded to the periphery of the sealing valve assembly, and a small diameter cannula having a distal end which extends through ...


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Robert L Sorbonne: Guard for venipuncture site and catheter retainer. Lynn G Foster, May 21, 1985: US04517971 (149 worldwide citation)

A device for protecting a venipuncture site and retaining a catheter and intravenous tubing at said site, without binding said catheter and tubing or occluding the flow therethrough. Easy accessibility to the venipuncture site and retention site is provided by a hinged cover. Much pain and discomfor ...


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Jay Krebs, Thomas A Freeburg: Method and apparatus for communicating variable length messages between a primary station and remote stations of a data communications system. Motorola, Rolland R Hackbart, Edward M Roney, James W Gillman, May 21, 1985: US04519068 (144 worldwide citation)

A data communications system is described in which variable length messages are communicated between a general communications controller (GCC) and a plurality of portable and mobile radios. The variable length messages include a bit synchronization field, a message synchronization field and a plural ...


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Malcolm J Conway: Method and apparatus for effecting and evaluating action upon visual imaging. May 21, 1985: US04518361 (138 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for enhancing mental images of data in various visual environments utilizes an electronically generated visual display of an environment including datum references to be acted upon by the subject and a manipulative control which may be manipulated by the subject to electricall ...