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Kawanaka Shoji, Tokuno Yoshinobu, Ishida Kohei: Densitometre, piece dessai pour densitometre, systeme de biocapteur et procede permettant de former la borne de la piece dessai, Densitometer, test piece for the densitometer, biosensor system, and method for forming terminal of the test piece. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Kyoto Daiichi Kagaku, Matsushita Electric Industrial, Kyoto Daiichi Kagaku, KIRBY EADES GALE BAKER, February 4, 1999: CA2296608 (12 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a test strip and concentration measuring apparatus, a biosensor system and a method for forming terminals of the test strip, whereby a component can be measured by fitting the test strip to the component. A type judgement electrode is provided separately from a positiv ...


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Blowers Alan D, Sanford John, Bailey Ana Maria: Improved plastid transformation of higher plants and production of transgenic plants with herbicide resistance. Sanford Scientific, Centro de Investigacion Y de Estudios Avanzados Del Ipn, Blowers Alan D, Sanford John, Bailey Ana Maria, GREENFIELD Michael S, February 4, 1999: WO/1999/005265 (6 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method of producing a herbicide-resistant plant, which method entails delivering one or more herbicide resistance-conferring selectable marker genes into and expressing the same within the plastid of the plant, both in photosynthetic as well as non-photosynthetic cel ...


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Mcduff Pierre R: Hybrid screw. Cobra Fixations Cie Ltee Cobra Anchors, Mcduff Pierre R, SOFIA Michel, February 4, 1999: WO/1999/005420 (5 worldwide citation)

A hybrid screw (S, S'') comprises a flared head (10, 10''), a cylindrical stem (12, 12'') and a distal pointed section (14, 14'') with the flared head (10, 10'') defining a cruciform opening (16, 16''). The cylindrical stem (12) defines a longitudinal inner bore (18) which communicates with the cruc ...


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Cosman Eric R, Rittman William J Iii: Systeme delectrodes dablation en groupe, Cluster ablation electrode system. Cosman Eric R, Rittman William J Iii, Sherwood Services, MCFADDEN FINCHAM, February 4, 1999: CA2297846 (4 worldwide citation)

A multiplicity of high frequency electrodes in a cluster configuration may be inserted into tissue of a patient's body for producing heat ablation of abnormal tissue such as a tumor. The electrodes are connected coherently to the voltage output of a high frequency generator. An enlarged ablation vol ...


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Schmidt Matthew F, Buan John S, Nordman Catherine A: Control device for supplying supplemental respiratory oxygen. Minnesota Innovative Technologies & Instruments Corporation, Schmidt Matthew F, Buan John S, Nordman Catherine A, RAASCH Kevin W, February 4, 1999: WO/1999/004841 (4 worldwide citation)

A system for delivering supplemental oxygen for sub-acute care, the system comprising: a blood oxygen content level sensor (14); a source of supplemental oxygen (20); a valve (26) in fluid communication with the source of supplemental oxygen (20); and a controller (10) capable of operating the valve ...


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Hsueh Kesyn Fugger, Rezai Ebrahim, Rodriguez Pedro Antonio, Maeno Shuji, Shimizu Motohiro: Process for making perfume-impregnated hydrogel-forming absorbent polymers. The Procter & Gamble Company, Hsueh Kesyn Fugger, Rezai Ebrahim, Rodriguez Pedro Antonio, Maeno Shuji, Shimizu Motohiro, REED T David, February 4, 1999: WO/1999/004830 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a process for making a perfume-impregnated hydrogel-forming absorbent polymer wherein release of a perfume smell is triggered by dynamic swelling force of the polymer when the polymer is wetted, which comprises the steps of: (i) mixing a solid carrier and a perfu ...


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Densham Daniel Henry: Nucleic acid sequence analysis. Medical Biosystems, Densham Daniel Henry, GILL JENNINGS Broadgate House7 Eldon StreetLondon EC2M 7LH, February 4, 1999: WO/1999/005315 (3 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method for determining the sequence of a polynucleotide, the method comprising the steps of: (i) reacting a target polynucleotide with a polymerase enzyme immobilised on a solid support, and the different nucleotides, under conditions sufficient for the polymerase ...


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Shapland J Edward, Walsh Robert G, Vanden, Hoek John C: Iontophoretic delivery of an agent into cardiac tissue. Emed Corporation, BRUESS Steven C, February 4, 1999: WO/1999/004851 (3 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for delivering an agent directly into a cardiac muscle. The apparatus comprises an elongated member. The elongated member defines a deployment lumen and a distal tip. A hollow needle is configured to be inserted into the cardiac muscle. The needle is operably connected to the elongated ...


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Williams Jeffery A, Williamson Jeffrey F, Porter Christopher H, Dempsey James F, Patrick Timothy J, Stubbs James B: Catheter a ballonnet a double paroi pour le traitement de tissu proliferant, Double-wall balloon catheter for treatment of proliferative tissue. Proxima Therapeutics, Cytyc Corporation, RIDOUT & MAYBEE, February 4, 1999: CA2296430 (3 worldwide citation)

An instrument (10) for use in brachy-therapy comprises a concentric arrangement of inner and outer distensible, spherical chambers (30, 34) disposed near the proximal end of a catheter body (12) where one of the chambers (30, 34) is made to contain a radioactive material with the other chamber (30, ...


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Correa Jose Luis, Fontayne Diego, Kirk Karl Dallas Iii, Collins James T Iii: Nasal mask and headgear. Respironics Georgia, BOSS Gerald R, February 4, 1999: WO/1999/004842 (2 worldwide citation)

A nasal mask assembly (B) having a nares seal (14), a pair of lateral support members (16, 18), an associated headgear assembly (C) where the mask assembly is interconnected to the headgear assembly so as to be adjustable linearly, and angularly with respect to the headgear assembly.