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Ichiro Endo, Yasushi Sato, Seiji Saito, Takashi Nakagiri, Shigeru Ohno: Bubble jet recording method and apparatus in which a heating element generates bubbles in a liquid flow path to project droplets. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, February 2, 1988: US04723129 (1609 worldwide citation)

A liquid jet recording process comprises the step of providing a continuous passageway defining a path through which liquid can flow. The passageway has an inlet thereto and an outlet orifice therefrom and further defines a thermal chamber portion located directly in the path intermediate the inlet ...


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Thomas Mindrum, George Off, Michael C Scroggie, Michael R O Brien: Method and apparatus for dispensing discount coupons. Catalina Marketing, Noel F Heal, February 2, 1988: US04723212 (482 worldwide citation)

Apparatus, and a corresponding method, for creating a discount coupon in response to the purchase of a product other than the one to which the coupon applies. A record pertaining to each item purchased is examined to determine whether the item is intended to trigger the creation of a coupon. If it i ...


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Stanley Schocket: Anterior chamber tube shunt to an encircling band, and related surgical procedure. Fleit Jacobson Cohn & Price, February 2, 1988: US04722724 (209 worldwide citation)

An implant and a surgical technique involving the anterior chamber tube shunt to an encircling band treatment for reducing neovascular and other refractory glaucomas is disclosed. The implant includes two connected tubes or a tube connected to a band, one tube being located in the anterior chamber o ...


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James M Fox: Orthopaedic tool guide. February 2, 1988: US04722331 (206 worldwide citation)

An orthopaedic tool guide apparatus, including a tool member, a probe and, extending therebetween, a connecting structure, is arranged to enable adjustment of the positional relationship of the tool member to the probe over a range of positions in which the axis of the tool member remains aligned wi ...


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Allen L Fulmer, Kenneth J Frett: Method and apparatus for determining channel reception of a receiver. A C Nielsen Company, Mason Kolehmainen Rathburn & Wyss, February 2, 1988: US04723302 (202 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for identifying a channel to which a receiver is tuned sequentially detects a signal of the receiver and stores a characteristic value of the detected signal for a predefined sequence of frequencies. The stored values corresponding to the predetermined channels of the receiver ...


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Kenneth W Russell, Leo A Whiteside: Femoral surface shaping guide for knee implants. Dow Corning Wright Corporation, Susan M Cornwall, February 2, 1988: US04722330 (199 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a distal femoral surface shaping guide for mounting on an intramedullary alignment guide which references the central long axis of the femur in shaping the distal femoral surface and a method for shaping the distal femur using that shaping guide. The alignment guide ...


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Patrick E Guire: Binding reagents and methods. Bio Metric Systems, James R Haller, Mary P Bauman, February 2, 1988: US04722906 (180 worldwide citation)

A method for selectively covalently linking a target moiety to a chemical moiety or carrier comprising attaching to the chemical moiety or carrier a reagent having a selector group capable of forming a specific bond with a receptor carried on the target moiety and attaching a latent reactive group w ...


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John E Sanderson: Bone replacement and repair putty material from unsaturated polyester resin and vinyl pyrrolidone. Dynatech Corporation, Cesari and McKenna, February 2, 1988: US04722948 (172 worldwide citation)

A bone replacement and repair material prepared from a biocompatible polyester resin, a liquid linking agent capable of cross-linking the resin and a filler is moldable and formable and cures in vivo. The resulting cured putty also degrades in vivo to provide interstices in the polyester matrix for ...


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Enzo Paoletti, Dennis Panicali: Method for immunizing animals with synthetically modified vaccinia virus. Health Research Incorporated, Curtis Morris & Safford, February 2, 1988: US04722848 (172 worldwide citation)

What are disclosed are methods for modifying the genome of vaccinia virus to produce vaccinia mutants, particularly by the introduction into the vaccinia genome of exogenous DNA; modified vaccinia prepared by such methods; certain DNA sequences and unmodified and genetically modified microorganisms ...


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Louis S Hoffman, William Bohmer, Ralph J DeVito, Brian R Langille, Richard D Watkins, Charles B Sanders, Martha E Kerch: Electrically operated dispensing apparatus and disposable container useable therewith. Louis Hoffman Associates, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, February 2, 1988: US04722372 (168 worldwide citation)

Electrical batteries are integrated with a disposable container of flowable material for powering a dispensing apparatus. The disposable container includes a deformable chamber for containing a predetermined quantity of material to be dispensed, and an electrically energized actuating member deforms ...