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George S Wilson, Dilbir S Bindra, Brian S Hill, Daniel R Thevenot, Robert Sternberg, Gerard Reach, Yanan Zhang: Implantable glucose sensor. The University of Kansas, Hovey Williams Timmons & Collins, November 24, 1992: US05165407 (982 worldwide citation)

Implantable enzymatic sensors (25, 43, 44) for biochemicals such as glucose are provided having an ideal size and geometry for optional long term implantation and linear responses over the concentration ranges of interest. The sensors (25, 43, 44) include an elongated body (10, 26, 46) supporting an ...


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R Steven Smith, Mike S Hanlon, Robert L Bailey: Power management for a laptop computer with slow and sleep modes. Apple Computer, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, November 24, 1992: US05167024 (585 worldwide citation)

A power manager within a portable laptop computer provides power and clocking control to various units within the computer in order to conserve battery power. Transistor switches controlled by the power manager control the distribution of power and/or clock signals to the various units within the co ...


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Stanford R Ovshinsky, Stephen J Hudgens, Wolodymyr Czubatyj, David A Strand, Guy C Wicker: Electrically erasable phase change memory. Energy Conversion Devices, Lawrence G Norris, November 24, 1992: US05166758 (575 worldwide citation)

An electrically erasable phase change memory utilizing a stoichiometrically and volumetrically balanced phase change material in which both the switching times and the switching energies required for the transitions between the amorphous and the crystalline states are substantially reduced below tho ...


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James E Summerton, Dwight D Weller: Sequence-specific binding polymers for duplex nucleic acids. Anti Gene Development Group, Peter J Dehlinger, Gary R Fabian, November 24, 1992: US05166315 (346 worldwide citation)

A polymer composition effective to bind in a sequence-specific manner to a target sequence of a duplex polynucleotide containing different Watson-Crick basepair oreientaions. The composition includes an uncharged backbone with 5- or 6-membered cyclic backbone structures and selected bases attached t ...


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Charles E Molnar, Alan L Backus: System to demonstrate and sell computer programs. Fleit Jacobson Cohn Price Holman & Stern, November 24, 1992: US05166886 (302 worldwide citation)

Centralized broadcast of a plurality of computer programs through a point to multipoint communications medium to a plurality of computers able to select, receive and execute computer programs from within said plurality of computer programs. Computer programs to facilitate the purchase of one or more ...


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Donna R Cote, David Stanasolovich, Ronald A Warren: Process for fabricating self-aligned contact studs for semiconductor structures. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard Lau, November 24, 1992: US05166096 (295 worldwide citation)

A contact stud for semiconductor structure is fabricated by providing a semiconductor substrate having an alignment structure, which includes a sidewall, and the semiconductor structure formed thereon, forming a sidewall spacer contiguous with the semiconductor structure and the sidewall of the alig ...


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Masatomi Sasaki, Shinichi Kaneda, Nobuyoshi Kashiwagi: Medical material containing covalently bound heparin and process for its production. Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, November 24, 1992: US05165919 (244 worldwide citation)

A medical material comprising a high-molecular weight material and a heparin derivative is provided, which high-molecular weight material comprises a high-molecular weight compound having functional groups capable of binding with epoxy groups, a compound having at least two amino groups and a polyme ...


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Alfred D Johnson: Programmable tactile stimulator array system and method of operation. TiNi Alloy Company, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, November 24, 1992: US05165897 (242 worldwide citation)

A tactile stimulator array system and method of operational incorporating a plurality of tactile elements having touch-stimulating portions which are positioned through corresponding openings formed in a touch plate. The tactile elements are moved by actuator wires which are formed of a shape-memory ...


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George Y Wu, Catherine H Wu: Carrier system and method for the introduction of genes into mammalian cells. University of Connecticut, Lahive & Cockfield, November 24, 1992: US05166320 (239 worldwide citation)

A targetable gene delivery system is provided for introducing foreign genes into mammalian cells. The system employs a soluble targetable DNA complex and utilizes receptor-mediated endocytosis to endow cell specificity. The soluble DNA-carrying complex is formed by non-covalently binding a ligand co ...


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Thomas G Rendleman, Spencer B Hawerlander: Gaming chip with implanted programmable identifier means and process for fabricating same. Trend Plastics, Kokjer Kircher Bowman & Johnson, November 24, 1992: US05166502 (223 worldwide citation)

An improved gaming chip and its fabrication process is provided wherein a discoidal insert having at least one label generally centered thereon is placed within the central aperture of a ring. A molding compound is formed over the ring and an outer peripheral portion of the insert thereby creating a ...