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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 (1309 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 (502 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 (477 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 (316 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 (311 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 (288 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 (231 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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George W Bauer, Thomas J Sokira: Intelligent battery system. Anton Bauer, Kramer Brufsky & Cifelli, October 23, 1990: US04965738 (208 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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Ronald B Luther: Intravascular catheter assembly incorporating needle tip shielding cap. Luther Medical Products, Stetina and Brunda, October 23, 1990: US04964854 (204 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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Hans Steinbichler, Jurgen Willer: Process of making artificial teeth. Dilworth & Barrese, October 23, 1990: US04964770 (203 worldwide citation)

In a process of making artificial teeth horizontal or other contour lines are generated on the ground tooth stump and on adjacent surfaces, said lines are detected by optoelectronic means, the data which have thus been acquired are used to compute the three-dimensional shapes of the tooth stump and ...



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