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Bob Ware
Kathleen M Keville, Hye K C Timken, Robert A Ware: Method for preparing catalysts comprising zeolites extruded with an alumina binder. Mobil Oil, Alexander J McKillop, Dennis P Santini, Edward F Kenehan Jr, March 19, 1996: US05500109 (12 worldwide citation)

There is provided a method for preparing an alumina bound, zeolite catalyst, wherein a zeolite of low silanol content is used as the source of zeolite used to prepare the catalyst. A particular zeolite used in this catalyst is zeolite Y. This catalyst may be combined with at least one hydrogenation ...


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Gregory G Brucker, Steven D Savage: Ablation catheter system. Angeion Corporation, Patterson & Keough, March 19, 1996: US05500012 (778 worldwide citation)

An ablation catheter system, including a guiding/mapping catheter assembly and a laser catheter. The guiding/mapping catheter includes ring electrodes, tip electrodes, a moveable fixation wire, and a central catheter lumen for an ablation catheter. A laser catheter includes an optical fiber for pass ...


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John Feagin, Richard Glisson: Soft tissue repair system and method. United States Surgical Corporation, March 19, 1996: US05500000 (488 worldwide citation)

A soft tissue repair system and method are provided. The soft tissue repair system includes a barbed suture anchoring member attached to at least one suture member. A suture retaining member engages the suture member such that the length and tension of the suture may be selectively adjusted before t ...


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R C Quijano, Aws Nashef, Keith Myers: Biological valvular prothesis. Baxter International, Debra D Condino, March 19, 1996: US05500014 (477 worldwide citation)

A biological valvular prosthesis defined by a chemically fixed biological derived conduit having at least one integrally formed tissue valve. The chemical fixation of the valve ensures that the leaflets remain open under normal forward blood flow conditions, but close under minimal backflow pressure ...


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Paul J Buscemi, Elizabeth A Stejskal, Donald F Palme II, Lixiao Wang: Biodegradable drug delivery vascular stent. Scimed Life Systems, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus, March 19, 1996: US05500013 (385 worldwide citation)

A stent includes a main body of a generally tubular shape for insertion into a lumen of a vessel of a living being. The tubular main body includes a substantially biodegradable matrix having collagen IV and laminin that enclose voids within the matrix. The tubular main body also includes a biodegrad ...


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Jonathan C Mott: Products incorporating piezoelectric material. Weingram & Zall, March 19, 1996: US05500635 (343 worldwide citation)

A product, in particular a shoe, apparel, a ball or a fishing lure, incorporating an impact sensing element made from polymeric piezoelectric material. In response to impact, the piezoelectric material generates an electrical signal to a battery-powered light- or sound-emitting unit or to an informa ...


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Randy R Robinson, Alvin Y Liu, Jeffrey A Ledbetter: Chimeric antibody with specificity to human B cell surface antigen. XOMA Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, March 19, 1996: US05500362 (337 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a chimeric IgG1 antibody molecule comprising two heavy chains and two light chains, each of the chains comprising a human constant region and a variable region, said antibody having specificity for the antigen bound by the 2H7 murine monoclonal antibody. The inventio ...


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Keith W Goossen, James A Walker: Micromechanical modulator. AT&T, March 19, 1996: US05500761 (314 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for modulating an optical signal using a micromechanical modulator are disclosed. The modulator comprises a membrane, which consists of at least one layer, and a substrate, spaced to form an air gap. The layers of the membrane are characterized in that there is a relationship ...


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Stephen Langhans, Laurence M Goodman, Sigman Shapiro: Automated purchasing control system. Visa International, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 19, 1996: US05500513 (307 worldwide citation)

An automated purchasing control system which can be customized for a corporate customer. The system receives an authorization request over the phone lines from a remote point-of-sale terminal and processes the request using unique software. The software has a database customized to a corporate user ...


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Julian M Kupiec: Semantic co-occurrence filtering for speech recognition and signal transcription applications. Xerox Corporation, Alexander E Silverman, March 19, 1996: US05500920 (275 worldwide citation)

A system and method for automatically transcribing an input question from a form convenient for user input into a form suitable for use by a computer. The question is a sequence of words represented in a form convenient for the user, such as a spoken utterance or a handwritten phrase. The question i ...