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Larry Gold, Craig Tuerk: Methods for identifying nucleic acid ligands. University Research Corporation, Beaton & Swanson, December 14, 1993: US05270163 (560 worldwide citation)

The SELEX (Systematic Evolution of Ligands by EXponential Enrichment) method is disclosed for the identification of nucleic acid ligands. A candidate mixture of single stranded nucleic acids having regions of randomized sequence is contacted with a target compound and those nucleic acids having an i ...


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Gerard M Higgins: System for distributing, processing and displaying financial information. Merrill Lynch & Company, Hopgood Calimafde Kalil Blaustein & Judlowe, December 14, 1993: US05270922 (541 worldwide citation)

A data processing and communication system distributes and displays financial market ticker, quotation, news and ancillary information via a plurality of stored program controlled work stations. Stock trade executions, quotations and other ticker plant information is communicated in parallel to a hi ...


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John O Hayhurst, Alan A Small, Jeffrey C Cerier: Locking mechanism for use with a slotted suture anchor. American Cyanamid Company, Douglas E Denninger, December 14, 1993: US05269809 (508 worldwide citation)

A locking mechanism having a locking element carried by one or more strands of suture material. One end of the suture is attachable to an anchor having a slot extending from a trailing end of the anchor toward a leading end. A portion of the suture is at least partially disposable in the slot. A sep ...


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Joachim F Wernicke, Reese S Terry Jr: Treatment of dementia by nerve stimulation. Cyberonics, December 14, 1993: US05269303 (475 worldwide citation)

A method of treating symptoms of dementia, including cortical dementia, subcortical dementia, and multi-infarct dementia, includes selecting a patient suffering from dementia, and applying to the patient's vagus nerve an electrical stimulation signal having parameter values selected to modulate the ...


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Fernand J G Colin: Method and apparatus for determination of a constituent in a fluid. Novo Nordisk, Willian Brinks Olds Hofer Gilson & Lione, December 14, 1993: US05269891 (457 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for measuring the concentration of a constituent of a fluid sample, e.g. glucose in a glucose-containing blood sample, by means of an electrode device. Also provided are an electrode device comprising the electrodes used in the method, a sensor electrode for use in the method, a ...


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Robert N Hamlin: Multilayer extrusion of angioplasty balloons. Schneider, Haugen and Nikolai, December 14, 1993: US05270086 (451 worldwide citation)

A method of producing laminated inflatable, substantially inextensible expander members having composite properties enhancing their use on intravascular catheters, such as angioplasty catheters is described. Diverse polymeric compounds of differing properties are coextruded to create a multilayer pa ...


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Thomas Sander: Device and method for repairing torn tissue. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, Peter G Dilworth, Rocco S Barrese, December 14, 1993: US05269783 (446 worldwide citation)

A device for repairing torn tissue or muscle such as the meniscus of the knee. The device consists of a pair of needles detachably secured to a pair of anchoring members having a plurality of barb-like projections extending outwardly therefrom. The anchoring members are joined by a suture which conn ...


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Peter M Bonutti: Apparatus and method for tissue removal. Tarolli Sundheim & Covell, December 14, 1993: US05269785 (417 worldwide citation)

A percutaneous tissue removal apparatus having a flexible drill shaft, a cutting tip mounted on the shaft a power source for transmitting motion to the shaft to move the cutting tip against tissue and a suction source for removing tissue fragments along the shaft to a location outside the tissue mas ...


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Mary E Freeland, Patrick J Allen: Trisection topsheets for disposable absorbent articles and disposable absorbent articles having such trisection topsheets. The Procter & Gamble Company, Larry L Huston, Fredrick H Braun, December 14, 1993: US05269775 (374 worldwide citation)

A topsheet for use in a disposable absorbent article. The topsheet is divided into three trisections disposed in a particular arrangement along the longitudinal axis of the disposable absorbent article. The front trisection has no elastic extensibility. The central trisection has elastic extensibili ...


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Eliyahou Harari, Daniel C Guterman, Sanjay Mehrotra, Stephen J Gross: Method for optimum erasing of EEPROM. SunDisk Corporation, Majestic Parsons Siebert & Hsue, December 14, 1993: US05270979 (351 worldwide citation)

Various optimizing techniques are used for erasing semiconductor electrically erasable programmable read only memories (EEPROM). An erase algorithm accomplishes erasing of a group of memory cells by application of incremental erase pulses. Techniques include a 2-phase verification process interleavi ...



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