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Kary B Mullis, Henry A Erlich, David H Gelfand, Glenn Horn, Randall K Saiki: Process for amplifying, detecting, and/or cloning nucleic acid sequences using a thermostable enzyme. Cetus Corporation, Kevin R Kaster, Janet E Hasak, Albert P Halloin, October 23, 1990: US04965188 (1263 worldwide citation)

A process for amplifying any target nucleic acid sequence contained in a nucleic acid or mixture thereof comprises treating separate complementary strands of the nucleic acid with a molar excess of two oligonucleotide primers and extending the primers with a thermostable enzyme to form complementary ...


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Karl M Hink, Mark H Polczynski: Oximeter sensor assembly with integral cable. Thor Technology Corporation, Andrus Sceales Starke & Sawall, October 23, 1990: US04964408 (469 worldwide citation)

An oximeter sensor assembly (40) includes a thin elongated flexible sheet-like strip (42) having an integral end portion (44) flexibly wrapping at least partially around a human body part (26), a plurality of electrical conductors (46-50) on the strip, and light emitting and receiving electrical com ...


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John C Harvey, James W Cuddihy: Signal processing apparatus and methods. The Personalized Mass Media Corporation, Thomas J Scott Jr, October 23, 1990: US04965825 (468 worldwide citation)

A unified system of programming communication for use on individual computer systems with capacity for generating relevant user specific information simultaneously at each station of a plurality of subscriber stations. The system includes a transmission station which is a central control system of a ...


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Naomi Ishida: Control apparatus for game machines. Kabushiki Kaisha Universal, Young & Thompson, October 23, 1990: US04964638 (310 worldwide citation)

In a control system wherein a master control unit controls a plurality of game machines, the master control unit is provided with two calculators and a microprocessor. The two calculators accumultate, at different rates, values each corresponding to the number of coins inserted into each of the game ...


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Elena M Zamora: Computer method for automatic extraction of commonly specified information from business correspondence. International Business Machines Corporation, John E Hoel, October 23, 1990: US04965763 (285 worldwide citation)

A Parametric Information Extraction (PIE) system has been developed to identify automatically commonly specified information such as author, date, recipient, address, subject statement, etc. from documents in free format. The program-generated data can be used directly or can be supplemented manuall ...


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Michael T Morman: Reversibly necked material. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Karl V Sidor, October 23, 1990: US04965122 (284 worldwide citation)

A reversibly necked material capable of stretching at least about 75 percent and recovering at least about 50 percent when stretched about 75 percent, typically in a direction generally parallel to the direction of necking. The reversibly necked material is made by applying a tensioning force to at ...


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William S Tremulis: Flexible hollow guiding member with means for fluid communication therethrough. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, October 23, 1990: US04964409 (228 worldwide citation)

A guiding member for use as an independent guidewire or as an integral part of a low-profile steerable dilatation catheter. The guiding member has an elongated main hollow tubular member, a tubular extension preferably made of polyimide secured to the distal end of the tubular member, a core member ...


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Ronald B Luther: Intravascular catheter assembly incorporating needle tip shielding cap. Luther Medical Products, Stetina and Brunda, October 23, 1990: US04964854 (203 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an "over-the-needle" type catheter assembly which incorporates a shield operative to prevent inadvertant needle trauma after the needle has been withdrawn from the surrounding catheter sheath. The device of the invention comprises a tubular catheter sheath having an elongate piercing me ...


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Hirokazu Komuro: Liquid jet recording head with laminated heat resistive layers on a support member. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, October 23, 1990: US04965594 (196 worldwide citation)

A liquid jet head having: a discharge port for discharing liquid; a liquid path communicating with the discharge port; and a plurality of electro-thermal converting elements for generating thermal energy used for discharging the liquid, wherein each of said electro-thermal converting elements has he ...


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George W Bauer, Thomas J Sokira: Intelligent battery system. Anton Bauer, Kramer Brufsky & Cifelli, October 23, 1990: US04965738 (195 worldwide citation)

An intelligent battery system senses current flowing in the direction of charge current through positive and negative terminals and battery cells of a battery pack. In response, a processor within the battery pack transmits battery parameter data to a separate output port of the battery pack. The ba ...



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