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Burt Helen M, Hunter William L, Machan Lindsay S, Arsenault A Larry, Jackson John K: Anti-angiogenic compositions and methods of use. Angiogenesis Tech, Univ British Columbia, April 17, 1996: EP0706376-A1 (129 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides compositions comprising an anti-angiogenic factor, and a polymeric carrier. Representative examples of anti-angiogenic factors include Anti-Invasive Factor, Retinoic acids and derivatives thereof, and taxol. Also provided are methods for embolizing blood vessels, and e ...


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Deshpande Sanjay R: Cache coherence network for a multiprocessor data processing system. Ibm, April 17, 1996: EP0707269-A1 (79 worldwide citation)

A cache coherence network for transferring coherence messages between processor caches in a multiprocessor data processing system is provided. The network includes a plurality of processor caches associated with a plurality of processors, and a binary logic tree circuit which can separately adapt ea ...


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Mcmillin Carl R: Composite structure and method of forming same. Acromed, April 17, 1996: EP0706876-A1 (65 worldwide citation)

A method of forming a composite structure (60) comprises the steps of forming a radially inner portion (64) of a preform with braided reinforcing fibers extending substantially transverse to an axis of the preform and forming a radially outer portion (68) of the preform circumscribing the inner port ...


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Yamane Kazuo, Shima Michikazu, Kawasaki Yumiko, Tagawa Kenichi, Inagaki Shinya, Shukunami Norfifumi: Optical amplification of wavelength-division-multiplexed signals. Fujitsu, April 17, 1996: GB2294170-A (65 worldwide citation)

An optical amplifier, for amplifying a wavelength-division-multiplexed optical input signal composed of optical signals having different wavelengths, is provided with means (25) for controlling its output level according to the number of the optical signals, to optimize the output level of each of t ...


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Cohan Victoria L, Duplantier Allen J: Catechol diether compounds as inhibitors of tnf release. Pfizer, April 17, 1996: EP0706795-A2 (64 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to the use of catechol diether compounds for the manufacture of a medicament for use as an inhibitor of tumor necrosis factor (TNF). The catechol diether compounds are useful as inhibitors of TNP per se and in the treatment or alleviation of inflammatory conditionsor disease, ...


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Hoelzer Wolfgang, Matzku Siegfried Dr, Von Hoegen Ilka Dr, Strittmatter Wolfgang Dr: Immunoconjugates ii. Merck Patent, April 17, 1996: EP0706799-A2 (62 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to new immunoconjugates comprising of a monoclonal antibody or a fragment thereof specific for the human EGF-receptor molecule and a member of the chemokine family, preferably selected from the C-X-C family, e.g. Interleukin-8 (IL-8). The immunoconjugates induce cytotoxic and c ...


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Schilder Lothar: Applicator for introducing flexible areal implants through an operative channel. Ethicon, April 17, 1996: EP0706778-A1 (57 worldwide citation)

An applicator for introducing flexible areal implants through an operative channel, in particular for applying a net (N) during an inguinal hernia operation, comprises a guide tube (1) and a sliding device (2). The guide tube (1) can be placed with its distal end over the operative channel. The slid ...


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Erickson Donald J: Apparatus for synchronized treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. Medtronic, April 17, 1996: EP0706808-A1 (57 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for stimulation of an upper airway muscle of a patient to relieve an airway obstruction in which stimulation is synchronized with the inspiratory phase of the patient's respiratory cycle. A respiratory effort waveform of the patient is monitored for a changes in slope and amplit ...


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Boyce Jill Macdonald, Pearlstein Larry: Digital video decoder for decoding digital high definition and/or digital standard definition television signals. Hitachi, April 17, 1996: EP0707426-A2 (53 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for reducing the complexity of decoder circuitry and video decoder memory requirements are disclosed. The discribed video decoders are capable of decoding HDTV and/or SDTV pictures. The described video decoder may be used as part of a picture-in-picture decoder circuit for prov ...


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Johnson Paul Andrew: Data communication network. Marconi Gec, April 17, 1996: GB2294132-A (50 worldwide citation)

To minimise traffic over an expensive transmission link (6), data obtained from an information provider (1, 2) in response to a request by a user (11, 12) is semi-permanently stored in the cache memory (10) of a node (8) local to the users whence it can be supplied to another user. When a user (11) ...