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Jacob Zabara: Neurocybernetic prosthesis. Norman E Lehrer, October 27, 1987: US04702254 (453 worldwide citation)

A neurocybernetic prosthesis for controlling or preventing epileptic seizures and other motor disorders includes a pulse generator which generates electrical pulses having a frequency of between 30 and 300 cycles per second, a pulse duration of between 0.3 and 1 millisecond and a constant current of ...


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Rick A Elstein, Svein Faret, John J Gazzo: Sports technique and reaction training system. Innovating Training Products, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, October 27, 1987: US04702475 (347 worldwide citation)

A system for technique and accelerated reaction training of a person by a training program in which an array of lights is positioned visibly in front of the person, with each light signifying a different particular movement pattern to be executed by the person in a given amount of time. A control sy ...


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Robert L Campbell, Daniel B Wagner, James P O Connell: Solid phase assay with visual readout. Becton Dickinson and Company, Elliot M Olstein, October 27, 1987: US04703017 (309 worldwide citation)

Solid phase assay for an analyte wherein binder is supported on a solid support, such as nitrocellulose, and the tracer is comprised of ligand labeled with a colored particulate label, such as a liposome including a dye. The assay has a high sensitivity, and the tracer is visible on the support unde ...


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Fu Kuen Lin: DNA sequences encoding erythropoietin. Kiren Amgen, Michael F Borun, Steven M Odre, October 27, 1987: US04703008 (288 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are novel polypeptides possessing part or all of the primary structural conformation and one or more of the biological properties of mammalian erythropoietin ("EPO") which are characterized in preferred forms by being the product of procaryotic or eucaryotic host expression of an exogenous ...


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Frederick A Silver, Richard A Berg, David E Birk, Kevin Weadock, Conrad Whyne: Biodegradable matrix and methods for producing same. University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Weiser & Stapler, October 27, 1987: US04703108 (254 worldwide citation)

There are disclosed processes for preparing biodegradable collagen-based matrices in sponge or sheet form wherein in one embodiment a collagen-based material including a collagen selected from the group consisting of types I, II and II collagens is freeze dried to form a collagen-based sponge which ...


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Tibor A Nappholz, Mark Lubin, Harry L Valenta Jr: Metabolic-demand pacemaker and method of using the same to determine minute volume. Telectronics, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman, October 27, 1987: US04702253 (223 worldwide citation)

A metabolic-demand pacemaker in which the standby rate is a function of minute volume. Electrodes are placed in a blood vessel in the vicinity of the patient's pleural cavity, a known current field is established in the blood, and the impedance in the field is measured. The impedance is a function o ...


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Kenneth J Brooks, Michael A Wilkinson, Peter H Hannam, Neil A Whiteside: Catheters. Smiths Industries Public Company, McAulay Fields Fisher Goldstein & Nissen, October 27, 1987: US04702252 (203 worldwide citation)

A dilatation catheter has a shaft comprising a tube of braided material encapsulated over a major portion of its length in an outer coating of semi-rigid inelastic material. An outer coating of elastic material extends over a minor portion of the length of the shaft at or near its distal end. An inn ...


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Robin B Rumbolt, William R McIntyre, Larry E Goodson: Universal remote control unit with model identification capability. NAP Consumer Electronics, Thomas A Briody, William J Streeter, Marianne R Rich, October 27, 1987: US04703359 (202 worldwide citation)

A remote control unit responds to activation of a "identify" button by transmitting a sequence of command signals, each of the same command in a different format. Since the appliance to be controlled is turned on, it responds in a predetermined way (e.g. a channel change) when it receives the proper ...


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Whitney R Powers, Henry Sisun: Electrodes, electrode assemblies, methods, and systems for tissue stimulation and transdermal delivery of pharmacologically active ligands. Trustees of Boston University, Prashker David, October 27, 1987: US04702732 (195 worldwide citation)

A novel electrode and electrode assembly is provided which preferably uses alternating and direct electrical energy for transdermal delivery of pharmacologically active ligands and for stimulation of tissues in-vivo. Methods and systems are also disclosed which allow a broad range of therapeutic age ...


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Lorne A Parker: Method and apparatus for producing an audio magnetic tape recording from a preselected music library. 1K Entertainment Center, Thomas I Rozsa, October 27, 1987: US04703465 (194 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method and apparatus for choosing a random group of musical selections which are housed in a prerecorded disk library and creating an individual customized tape cassette from the selections chosen. Through use of the present invention, a multiplicity of selections from a s ...



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