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Gregory P Winter: Recombinant altered antibodies and methods of making altered antibodies. Medical Research Council, Spencer Frank & Schneider, July 6, 1993: US05225539 (1062 worldwide citation)

An altered antibody is produced by replacing the complementarity determining regions (CDRs) of a variable region of an immunoglobulin (Ig) with the CDRs from an Ig of different specificity, using recombinant DNA techniques. The gene coding sequences for producing the altered antibody may be produced ...


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Toshio Nakano, Masafumi Nozawa, Akira Kurano, Kiyoshi Hisano, Masayuki Hoshino: Backup control method and system in data processing system using identifiers for controlling block data transfer. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, July 6, 1993: US05226157 (607 worldwide citation)

In a data processing system having a first external memory, a second external memory, and a control memory for storing information on data renewals in the first external memory, a system and a method provide for back-up operations in parallel with ordinary data processing, including dump processing ...


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John O Hayhurst, Alan A Small, Jeffrey C Cerier, Paul DiCarlo, James W Dwyer: Bone anchor and method of anchoring a suture to a bone. American Cyanamid Company, Douglas E Denninger, July 6, 1993: US05224946 (485 worldwide citation)

A bone anchor (10) for securing a suture to a bone (38). The bone anchor (10) has a tip (16) at its distal end (18) and at least one resilient wall (27) extending to a trailing end (20) of the body (12) of the anchor. The wall (27) has a ridge (14), or barb, formed on an outer surface. The ridge (14 ...


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Alison K Brown, Mark A Sturza: Vehicle tracking system employing global positioning system (GPS) satellites. NAVSYS Corporation, William E Hein, July 6, 1993: US05225842 (442 worldwide citation)

A tracking system employing global positioning system (GPS) satellites provides extremely accurate position, velocity, and time information for vehicles or any other animate or inanimate object within any mobile radio communication system or information system, including those operating in high rise ...


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Harold L McFarland, David R Stiles, Korbin S Van Dyke, Shrenik Mehta, John G Favor, Dale R Greenley, Robert A Cargnoni: Processor having plurality of functional units for orderly retiring outstanding operations based upon its associated tags. Nexgen Microsystems, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, July 6, 1993: US05226126 (369 worldwide citation)

A pipeline control system is distributed over the functional units (15, 17, 20, 25) in a processor (10). Decoder logic (12) issues operations, each with an associated tag, to the functional units, with up to n operations allowed to be outstanding. The units execute the operations and report terminat ...


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Michael A Mignardi, Jeffrey B Sampsell, R Mark Boysel: Digital micromirror shutter device. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Julie L Reed, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, July 6, 1993: US05226099 (344 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a device that consists of a micro-mechanical switch consisting of an electrode, a gap between the electrode and an individually deflectable element, which has a vertical shutter attached to its underside. When the electrode is addressed the movement of the deflectable element caus ...


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Brian Brown, Shabbir A Chowdhury: Apparatus and method of monitoring the status of a local area network. Synoptics Communications, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, July 6, 1993: US05226120 (301 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for monitoring and displaying the status of a local area network. The network includes a hub with ports for connection to various data terminal equipment in a star configuration and for connection to other hubs of the network. The hubs each have different types of plug-in modules which hav ...


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Harald T G van Lintel: Two valve micropump with improved outlet. Westonbridge International, Pollock Vande Sande & Priddy, July 6, 1993: US05224843 (296 worldwide citation)

Pumping takes place within the micro-pump as a result of the deformation of a plate (12) using a piezo-electric pad (13). The deformation produces a variation in volume within a pumping chamber (15) defined inside a plate (11) which is made of a material which can be machined using photolithographic ...


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Rand B Nickerson: Real-time wireless audience response system. Viewfacts, Faegre & Benson, July 6, 1993: US05226177 (272 worldwide citation)

A system for collecting data from a plurality of respondents having a central portion with a central processor and a base station and a remote portion with a plurality of wireless response units for respondents to be prompted to enter response data to a visually perceptible display which may be show ...


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Edward J Pannek Jr: Compressible/expandable atherectomy cutter. InterVentional Technologies, Nydegger & Associates, July 6, 1993: US05224945 (263 worldwide citation)

An expandable and compressible atherectomy cutter for cutting plaque from a stenosis in an artery includes a cutter assembly which, relative to its axis of rotation, has a plurality of radially separated and axially aligned blades. The distal ends of these blades are joined together at a grommet and ...