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Moriau Stefan Simon Gustaaf, Cappelle Mark Gaston Maurits, Thiers Bernard Paul Joseph: Revetement de sol compose de panneaux de plancher durs et procede de fabrication de ces panneaux de plancher, Floor covering, consisting of hard floor panels and method for manufacturing such floor panels. Unilin Beheer, Unilin Beheer, ROBIC, December 18, 1997: CA2226286 (114 worldwide citation)

Floor covering, consisting of hard floor panels (1) which, at least at the edges of two opposite sides (2-3, 26-27), are provided with coupling parts (4-5, 28-29), cooperating with each other, substantially in the form of a tongue (9-31) and a groove (10-32), characterized in that the coupling parts ...


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Adams Curtis E, Belmont James A: Produits carbones modifies pour encres et enduits, Modified carbon products for inks and coatings. Cabot Corporation, Cabot Corporation, OGILVY RENAULT SENCRLSRL, December 18, 1997: CA2258188 (6 worldwide citation)

A modified carbon product is described which comprises carbon having attached at least one organic group. The organic group comprises: a) at least one aromatic group or a C1-C12 alkyl group and b) at least one ionic group, at least one ionizable group, or a mixture of an ionic group and an ionizable ...


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Schein Steven M, Warden David P, King Molly K, Alba Theresa A, Russman Robert E: Systeme de programmation de la television et son fonctionnement, Television schedule system and method of operation. Starsight Telecast Incorporated, Starsight Telecast Incorporated, FETHERSTONHAUGH & CO, December 18, 1997: CA2256691 (5 worldwide citation)

An improved television guide system (10). According to one embodiment of the invention, television guide information is provided that includes multiple occurrences of a single show. The guide system (10) of the present invention allows the user to identify a show and, thereafter, identify when the i ...


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Oldham Jacqueline Ann: Stimulation of muscles. The Victoria University Of Manchester, Oldham Jacqueline Ann, ALLMAN Peter John, December 18, 1997: WO/1997/047357 (4 worldwide citation)

A muscle stimulator for improving muscle strength and/or endurance. Stimulating pulses are applied to the muscle, the pattern of pulses including a first component in the form of a continuous train of pulses at a first pulse repetition frequency of for example between 1 and 6Hz, a second component i ...


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Reisner Yair, Dagan Shlomo: Anticorps monoclonaux humains se fixant sur lantigene de surface de lhepatite b, Human monoclonal antibodies to the hepatitis b surface antigen. Yeda Research And Development, Xtl Biopharmaceuticals, Yeda Research And Development, Xtl Biopharmaceuticals, SMART & BIGGAR, December 18, 1997: CA2254931 (4 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a process for obtaining hybridoma cell lines which produce human antibodies capable of binding to the hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBVsAg), as well as the hybridoma cell lines, and antibodies produced by the cell lines. Also disclosed are various uses of said antibodies in the pre ...


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Desantis Nicola: (Fr) Procede de purification dun intermediaire dans la preparation de liopamidol, (En) Process for the purification of an intermediate in the preparation of iopamidol. Fructamine, Desantis Nicola, December 18, 1997: WO/1997/047590 (2 worldwide citation)

(EN) This invention refers to a new process for the synthesis of (S)-N,N'-bis[(2-hydroxy-1-(hydroxy-methyl)ethyl]-5-[(2-hydroxy-1-oxopropyl]amino]-2,4,6-triiodo-1,3-benzendicarboxamide, of formula (III), starting from 5-amino-2,4,6-triiodo-1,3-benzendicarboxylic acid dichloride characterized by a ne ...


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Turnbull Robert R, Knapp Robert C, Roberts John K: Ensemble declairage comportant des diodes electroluminescentes, Illuminator assembly incorporating light emitting diodes. Gentex Corporation, Gentex Corporation, MACRAE & CO, December 18, 1997: CA2258049 (2 worldwide citation)

An illuminator assembly, having a plurality of LEDs on a vehicular support member in a manner such that, when all of the LEDs are energized, illumination exhibiting a first perceived hue, e.g. blue-green, and projected from at least one of the LEDs overlaps and mixes with illumination exhibiting a s ...


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Petersen Lars Christian, Hart Charles E, Hedner Ulla, Rasmussen Mirella Ezban: Modified factor vii. Novo Nordisk, Zymogenetics, NOVO NORDISK, December 18, 1997: WO/1997/047651 (2 worldwide citation)

The catalytic active site of Factor VII is modified to produce a compound which effectively interrupts the blood coagulation cascade. The modifications render Factor VIIa substantially unable to activate plasma Factors X or IX. The invention relates to novel methods of treatment and uses of modified ...


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Eddison Alan Martyn: Drilling apparatus. Andergauge, Eddison Alan Martyn, MCCALLUM William Potter, December 18, 1997: WO/1997/047848 (1 worldwide citation)

Directional drilling apparatus (26) for location on a drill string (20) comprises a stabiliser (32) having a mandrel (38) for connection to the drill string (20) and an eccentric non-rotating element (46) mounted on the mandrel (38) for offsetting the string (20) in the bore (22) and a non-rotating ...


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Samsoondar James: Calibrator material for instruments which measure interferents in serum and plasma specimens. Samsoondar James, RUDOLPH John R, December 18, 1997: WO/1997/047972 (1 worldwide citation)

A quality control material is disclosed which is used to monitor the calibration or used for recalibration of instruments used to screen for interferents in serum or plasma specimens. In particular, the quality control material disclosed is used to monitor instrument calibrations or used for recalib ...