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Philip L Felgner, Jon A Wolff, Gary H Rhodes, Robert W Malone, Dennis A Carson: Delivery of exogenous DNA sequences in a mammal. VICAL Incorporated, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 3, 1996: US05580859 (722 worldwide citation)

Polynucleotide sequences, comprising DNA and RNA molecules can be directly administered, for example by injection, to tissues, such as muscle, and expressed as a protein, polypeptide or polypeptide. The polynucleotides can be contained within liposomes or the polynucleotides can free from associatio ...


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Robert J Piechowiak, Curtis J Crawford: Linked gaming machines having a common feature controller. Sigma Game, Brian D Ogonowsky, William L Paradice III, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, December 3, 1996: US05580309 (501 worldwide citation)

The preferred embodiment of the present invention operates on a system of interconnected gaming machines and selectively provides one or more active features to all of the gaming machines linked to the system. The enablement of the feature may be based on the combined results from previous plays on ...


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Steven W Hamblin, David A Witt, Thomas J Sierocuk, Kirk M Nicola, Matthew R Otten, Craig B Berky: Handle actuator for surgical instrument having flexible cable. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Michael J Kline, Paul Coletti, Matthew S Goodwin, December 3, 1996: US05580067 (484 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument with a remotely articulated staple head assembly on a rotatable support shaft. A joy stick mounted to the shaft of the instrument near the handle allows for remote articulation of the staple head assembly. The staple head assembly includes a narrow contour for insertio ...


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William J Dower, Steven E Cwirla: Recombinant library screening methods. Affymax Technologies, Townsend & Townsend & Crew, December 3, 1996: US05580717 (445 worldwide citation)

Nucleotide sequences encoding proteins of interest are isolated from DNA libraries using bacteriophage to link the protein to the sequence which encodes it. DNA libraries are prepared from cells encoding the protein of interest and inserted into or adjacent to a coat protein of a bacteriophage vecto ...


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Roberto Cipolla, Yasukazu Okamoto, Yoshinori Kuno: 3D human interface apparatus using motion recognition based on dynamic image processing. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Foley & Lardner, December 3, 1996: US05581276 (354 worldwide citation)

A 3D human interface apparatus using a motion recognition based on a dynamic image processing in which the motion of an operator operated object as an imaging target can be recognized accurately and stably. The apparatus includes: an image input unit for entering a plurality of time series images of ...


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Michael P Allen: Disposable electronic assay device. Metrika Laboratories, Timothy H Gens, December 3, 1996: US05580794 (347 worldwide citation)

A disposable electronic assay device comprising card-like housing containing a sample receptor for receiving a sample of body fluid containing an analyte to be determined, a sample treatment element for reaction with sample fluid components to yield a physically detectable change which correlates wi ...


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Michel Fardeau, Michel Briend, Marc Tommasi, Serge Galant: Method and apparatus for automatically identifying a program including a sound signal. The Arbitron Company, Eugene L Flanagan III, Curtis Morris & Safford P C, December 3, 1996: US05581800 (319 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for automatically identifying a program broadcast by a radio station or by a television channel, or recorded on a medium, by adding an inaudible encoded message to the sound signal of the program, the message identifying the broadcasting channel or station, the program, and/or ...


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Eric A Bier, William A S Buxton: User interface having movable sheet with click-through tools. Xerox Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, December 3, 1996: US05581670 (311 worldwide citation)

A user interface technique operates in the environment of a processor-controlled machine for executing a program that operates on a set of underlying data and displays a visible representation thereof. The system generates a visual depiction of a movable sheet having a number of delineated regions ( ...


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Michael G Nease, Richard T Moran, Carl L Bergman: Zero scrap method for manufacturing side panels for absorbent articles. The Procter & Gamble Company, David M Weirich, Steven W Miller, Jacobus C Rasser, December 3, 1996: US05580411 (307 worldwide citation)

A zero scrap method for manufacturing side panels for use with absorbent articles including the following steps. First, a web of material having predetermined portions is provided in a machine direction. The predetermined portions are then activated to provide stretch in the side panels. The web is ...


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Stephen C Jacobsen, David F Knutti, Robert J Douglass: Apparatus for simulating mobility of a human. Sarcos Group, Thorpe North & Western, December 3, 1996: US05580249 (305 worldwide citation)

An individual person mobility simulator includes a base for placement on a support surface, a steering post extending upwardly from the base to terminate in an upper end, a seat mounted on the upper end of the steering post on which a human operator may sit, a torque/position sensor disposed between ...



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