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Susan W Wagner: Automated futures trading exchange. World Energy Exchange Corporation, Sigalos Levine & Montgomery, February 20, 1990: US04903201 (1030 worldwide citation)

A computerized open outcry exchange system for transacting sales of a particular futures commodity contract by members of a futures trading exchange wherein bids to purchase or offers to sell the particular commodity contract are made by the members through remote terminals and the exchange computer ...


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Stephen F Badylak, Leslie A Geddes, Gary Lantz, Arthur C Coffey: Tissue graft composition. Purdue Research Foundation, Barnes & Thornburg, February 20, 1990: US04902508 (592 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a method for preparation of a tissue graft composition from a segment of small intestine. A tissue graft composition is described which comprises the tunica submucosa of a segment of small intestine of a warm-blooded vertebrate wherein the tunica submucosa is delaminated fr ...


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Harlan J Byker: Single-compartment, self-erasing, solution-phase electrochromic devices, solutions for use therein, and uses thereof. Gentex Corporation, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, February 20, 1990: US04902108 (391 worldwide citation)

Single-compartment, self-erasing, solution-phase electrochromic devices, solutions of electrochromic compounds for use as media of variable transmittance in such devices, and electrochromic compounds for such solutions are provided. The devices of the invention are surprisingly stable to cycling bet ...


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Donald R Avoy: Fibrinogen dispensing kit. Corus Medical Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 20, 1990: US04902281 (248 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a dispenser for separately dispensing each of two biological fluids contained therein for intermixing at a site outside of the dispenser to produce hemostasis or a tissue adhesive. The dispenser is compact, contains internal reservoirs of the two bioloical fluids, and is designed for ef ...


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Kazuhiro Yokouchi, Tatsumi Kageyama, Chogo Sekine, Harumasa Hojo, Koji Yamada, Makoto Mikuriya, Seiichiro Hirata: GPS/self-contained combination type navigation system. Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha, Japan Radio, Lowe Price Leblanc Becker & Shur, February 20, 1990: US04903212 (246 worldwide citation)

In a global positioning system (GPS)/self-contained combination type navigation system for a vehicle, the GPS navigation data are received by the GPS antenna of the navigation system which are simultaneously transmitted from more than 3 pieces of satellites inclusively. From the GPS navigation data, ...


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Samir I Hakki: Suturing device. Seidel Gonda Lavorgna & Monaco, February 20, 1990: US04901721 (232 worldwide citation)

A surgical suturing device for cardio-thoracic surgery and the like has a wire suture and a biasing mechanism operatively connected to one end of the suture. The biasing mechanism has suture receiving structure operatively associated with it and adapted and arranged (1) to cause the suturing device ...


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Laurence Gillick, Dean Sturtevant, Robert S Roth, James K Baker, Janet M Baker: Method for representing word models for use in speech recognition. Dragon Systems, Edward W Porter, February 20, 1990: US04903305 (228 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for deriving acoustic word representations for use in speech recognition. Initial word models are created, each formed of a sequence of acoustic sub-models. The acoustic sub-models from a plurality of word models are clustered, so as to group acoustically similar sub-models from ...


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Edward J Samchisen: Snap-n-seal coaxial connector. LRC Electronics, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, February 20, 1990: US04902246 (213 worldwide citation)

A snap-n-seal connector for coaxial cables includes a connector body, an annular compression sleeve and optionally, a sealing nut. The connector body includes an annular collar member which peripherally engages the jacket of a coaxial cable, a post member coaxially disposed within the annular collar ...


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Kent J Toone: Method and therapeutic apparatus for reducing snoring. Jacques M Dulin, February 20, 1990: US04901737 (204 worldwide citation)

A non-surgical, non-invasive therapeutic apparatus and method, of an adult oral cavity appliance that improves airway patency for correcting snoring and/or obstructive sleep apnea due to intermittent closures or partial obstructions occurring in the oro pharynx. The appliance repositions the mandibl ...


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Henri J R Maget, Paul K Krejci: Fluid delivery micropump. IVAC Corporation, February 20, 1990: US04902278 (182 worldwide citation)

A prime mover module used in a fluid delivery micropump, especially for pharmaceutical purposes, transports an electrochemically active material, such as oxygen, at a steady rate across an ion exchange cell to apply external pressure to a collapsible reservoir and expel fluid therefrom. An air-actua ...