Howell Simon Kent, Butler Ian: Identification tag with environmental sensing facility. I D Systems, July 9, 1997: GB2308947-A (179 worldwide citation)

A radio frequency identification tag 1 which is energised by a radio signal from a reader station 11 to transmit a code identifying the tag. The tag incorporates a sensor 7 responsive to an environmental parameter 8 to which the tag is exposed, and when the tag is energised by an adjacent reader the ...

Taniguchi Yoshiyuki, Fujita Tuyosi, Matuo Yuhsi: Method for assaying soluble amyloid precursor protein. Oriental Yeast, July 9, 1997: EP0783104-A1 (90 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method for assaying soluble APP, comprising using an antibody against amyloid beta protein (A beta ) or amyloid precursor protein (APP). In accordance with the present invention, soluble APP can be accurately assayed. Additionally, an assay system composed of a mon ...

Govoni Gabriele, Rinaldi Roberto, Covezzi Massimo, Galli Paolo: Process and apparatus for the gas-phase polymerization of alpha-olefins. Montell Technology Company, July 9, 1997: EP0782587-A1 (66 worldwide citation)

Process for gas-phase polymerization carried out in two interconnected polymerization zones, to which one or more alpha -olefins CH2=CHR are fed in the presence of catalyst under reaction conditions and from which the polymer product is discharged. The process is characterized in that the growing po ...

Weiner Howard L, Hafler David A, Khoury Samia J: Enhancement of the down-regulation of autoimmune diseases by oral administration of autoantigens. Autoimmune, July 9, 1997: EP0782859-A1 (51 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are methods to prevent or treat T-cell dependent autoimmune diseases comprising the oral administration of (A) an agent selected from the group consisting of autoantigens, fragments or analogs thereof specific for the autoimmune disease, and (B) a synergist having the property of en ...

Fleischmann Wim: Device for sealing off an injury area. Fleischmann Wim, July 9, 1997: EP0782421-A1 (43 worldwide citation)

In order to seal it off, an injury area (12) is covered by a water-vapour-permeable, airtight foil (18). An easily deformable, non-flowing sealing material (22), preferably a silicone or a hydrogel, is used to provide an airtight leak seal between the surface of the skin (10) and the foil (18). The ...

Goicoechea George, Mialhe Claude, Hudson John: Introducer for endoluminal prosthesis. Boston Scient Tech, July 9, 1997: EP0782841-A2 (41 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an introducer (100) for delivering into the vasculature at an angeological bifurcation where a blood vessel branches into two branched vessels a bifurcated endoluminal stent (10) or prosthesis (50; 70; 91) having a proximal portion (12; 62; 72; 92) adapted to be dispos ...

Sato Toshifumi: Spread spectrum communications system. Nippon Electric Co, July 9, 1997: EP0783210-A2 (38 worldwide citation)

In a data transmission system, transmission data (Td-I, Td-Q) is modulated based on pi /4-shift QPSK modulation (102) according to two spreading code sequences (SC-I, SC-Q) which is generated according to a chip timing signal (CLK1) in each symbol interval. At a receiving side, the received spread s ...

Bodager Gregory A, Fickes Daphne Pinto, Moehlmann Jon Gregory, Held Robert Paul, Work Iii Ray Alexander: Receptor sheet for recording by ink-jet. Du Pont, July 9, 1997: EP0782931-A1 (38 worldwide citation)

Media are disclosed having a substrate, water-absorbing layer, and adhesive ink-receiving layer. After being printed with an aqueous pigmented ink, the ink-receiving layer may be laminated to a permanent substrate. Exposure to an energy source may render the printed image more durable.

Poullain Yvon, Lestelle Didier: Dispensing means containing products in a row and fixed to the back panel of a display cabinet. Diffusion Internationale D Art, July 9, 1997: EP0782831-A1 (36 worldwide citation)

The product dispenser consists of a drawer (24) within the rigid box (1). The rigid box has two rims on it's inboard end which engage with horizontal flanges on a baseplate forming part of the shop fitting and a gate and ramp on it's outboard end. The products are placed in the drawer (24) and are u ...

Noda Naomi, Abe Fumio, Suzuki Junichi: Catalyst-adsorbent for purification of exhaust gases and method for purification of exhaust gases. NGK Insulators, July 9, 1997: EP0782880-A1 (36 worldwide citation)

A catalyst-adsorbent for purification of exhaust gases, comprising a monolithic carrier and a catalyst-adsorbent layer formed thereon, the catalyst-adsorbent layer comprising a catalyst for conversion of the carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides emitted from internal combustion engines a ...