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Green David T, Bolanos Henry, Ratcliff Keith, Blewett Jeffrey J, Lehn Randolph F, Sherts Charles R, Bryan Graham W, Castro Salvatore, Kappel Gary S: Self contained gas powered surgical apparatus.. United States Surgical, July 28, 1993: EP0552423-A2 (668 worldwide citation)

A self contained gas powered endoscopic surgical apparatus 50 is provided for placing lateral lines of surgical fasteners into body tissue. The apparatus includes an anvil member 56 and a surgical fastener cartridge member 58 mounted to the distal end of an elongated endoscopic portion 54. A tubular ...


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Buch Rasmussen Thomas, Olsen Bjarke Rosenblad, Kulys Juozas Institute Of Bioc, Bechgaard Klaus, Christensen Jorn B, Wang Joseph, Ozsoz Mehmet Sengun, Colin Fernan Univ de Medecine, Garcia Orfelia Univ de Medecin: Use of benzene derivatives as charge transfer mediators.. Novonordisk, July 28, 1993: EP0552223-A1 (136 worldwide citation)

Benzene derivatives having optionally substituted amino or morpholino in the 1 and 4 position, optionally alkyl in the 2, 3 and 6 position and optionally alkyl or nitro in the 5 position or wherein the 1 and 6 substituents together form a heterocyclic ring, can be used as a charge transfer mediator ...


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Collins Kenneth S, Yang Chan Lon, Wong Jerry Yuen Kui, Marks Jeffrey, Keswich Peter R, Groechel David W: Plasma etch process.. Applied Materials, July 28, 1993: EP0552491-A1 (122 worldwide citation)

A plasma reactor chamber (16) uses an antenna (30) driven by RF energy (LF, MF, or VHF) which is inductively coupled inside the reactor dome (17). The antenna (30) generates a high density, low energy plasma inside the chamber (16) for etching oxygen-containing layers overlying non-oxygen-containing ...


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Uhlmann Eugen Dr, Peyman Anuschirwan Dr, O& 039, Malley Gerard Dr, Helsberg Matthias Dr, Winkler Irvin Dr: Oligonucleotide analogues, their preparation and use.. Hoechst, July 28, 1993: EP0552766-A2 (64 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to compounds of the formula I in which R is H, alkyl, acyl, aryl or a phosphate residue; R is H, OH, alkoxy, NH2 or halogen; B is a base customary in nucleotide chemistry; a is O or CH2; n is an integer from 1 to 100; W is O, S or Se; V is O, S or NH; Y is O, S, NH or CH2; Y' i ...


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Lawes Peter Kingsmede, Ashby Alan Miles: Tibial element for a replacement knee prosthesis.. Howmedica, July 28, 1993: EP0552950-A1 (64 worldwide citation)

A tibial element for a replacement knee prosthesis comprising a tibial tray (1) provided with one or more bearing components (30), and a stem which can be attached to said tray by a tapered spigot and socket (55) construction characterised in that the lower portion of said tray has a shaped engageme ...


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Bosley Rodney W Jr, Thomson Paul G, Foster Thomas L: Echogenic devices, material and method.. Vance Products, July 28, 1993: EP0552924-A1 (60 worldwide citation)

Echogenic medical devices and methods of fabrication and of use are disclosed. The devices are adapted to be inserted into a patient. The device includes an elongated member (1502) including a material (1503) having an acoustic impedance different from that of the surrounding medium. The medium incl ...


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Crowe James Scott, Lewis Alan Peter: Preparation of chimaeric antibodies using the recombinant pcr strategy.. Wellcome Found, July 28, 1993: EP0552266-A1 (54 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method of producing a chimaeric antibody in which the CDR of a first antibody is spliced between the framework regions of a second antibody. The method is performed using a template comprising two framework regions, AB and CD, and between them, the CDR which is to be repla ...


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Marks Jeffrey, Collins Kenneth S, Yang Chan Lon, Groechel David W, Keswick Peter R: Process for etching an oxide layer over a nitride.. Applied Materials, July 28, 1993: EP0552490-A1 (53 worldwide citation)

A method of etching an oxide over a nitride with high selectivity comprising plasma etching the oxide with a carbon and fluorine-containing etchant gas in the presence of a scavenger for fluorine, thereby forming a carbon-rich polymer which passivates the nitride. This polymer is inert to the plasma ...


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Yeong Chang Lien, Sone Hironao, Sekiya Kazuo, Kanada Yoshihisa: Modifying system configuration in a computer system.. Ibm, July 28, 1993: EP0552873-A1 (47 worldwide citation)

A computer system is provided which allows adapters 2 to be inserted or removed while keeping the system operational, and which can automatically reconfigure the system according to insertion or removal of the adapters 2. When an adapter 2 is inserted, an adapter detection mechanism 11 informs a res ...


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Grippo Joseph Francis, Levin Arthur: Methods for determining and isolating compounds which bind directly to nucleosolic proteins.. Hoffmann La Roche, July 28, 1993: EP0552612-A2 (39 worldwide citation)

Methods for determining and isolating ligands resulting from compounds which produce binding with nucleosolic proteins are described.