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Gharib Morteza, Aldea Gabriel, Bolling Steven F, Viole Anthony J, Gaddis Mary Lynn: Systeme dassistance cardiaque, Heart assist system. Orqis Medical Corporation, Orqis Medical Corporation, SIM & MCBURNEY, October 19, 2000: CA2367469 (16 worldwide citation)

An extracardiac pumping system (10) for supplementing the circulation of blood, including the cardiac output, in a patient without any component thereof being connected to the patient's heart. One embodiment and application of the extracardiac system comprises a pump (32) that may be implanted subcu ...


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Karstens Ties: Procede pour separer de la biomasse contenant de la lignocellulose, Method for separating lignocellulose-containing biomass. Rhodia Acetow, Rhodia Acetow, ROBIC, October 19, 2000: CA2368872 (14 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method for separating lignocellulose-containing biomass, especially wood, into the essential components in the form of lignin, hemicellulose and cellulose, with the following steps: a) pre-hydrolyzing the lignocellulose-containing biomass by treating it with water or steam ...


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Lina Cesar Z, Johnson Royce, Heaton Keith: Wound therapy device. Kci Licensing, Lina Cesar Z, Johnson Royce, Heaton Keith, QUIRK William H, October 19, 2000: WO/2000/061206 (10 worldwide citation)

A wound closure apparatus is disclosed which includes a housing (10) that contains a vacuum pump, and a chamber for holding a disposable wound fluid collection canister (21). The canister resides within the chamber, and connects at an outlet with the vacuum pump at an inlet with a porous wound pad ( ...


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Polo John M, Dubensky Thomas W Jr, Belli Barbara A, Perri Silvia, Fong Timothy: Enhancement of the immune response for vaccine and gene therapy applications. Chiron Corporation, Polo John M, Dubensky Thomas W Jr, Belli Barbara A, Perri Silvia, Fong Timothy, BLACKBURN Robert P, October 19, 2000: WO/2000/061770 (8 worldwide citation)

Expression cassettes are provided comprising a promoter operably linked to a nucleic acid molecule which, when transcribed $i(in vivo), forms double-stranded RNA that induces the production of interferon. Expression cassettes also are provided comprising a promoter operably linked to a ribozyme or a ...


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Briggs Rick A, Westin Denise: Multi-media interactive play system. Briggs Rick A, Westin Denise, SIMPSON Andrew H, October 19, 2000: WO/2000/061251 (5 worldwide citation)

A multi-media interactive play system (100) has a number of play elements (106) situated in a variety of play environments or play media (102). The play elements are linked to a common data-base containing recorded information of each participant's performance, progress, character attributes, etc. T ...


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Clark David Edward, Eastwood Paul Robert, Harris Neil Victor, Mccarthy Clive, Morley Andrew David, Pickett Stephen Dennis: Substituted bicyclic heteroaryl compounds as integrin antagonists. Aventis Pharma, Clark David Edward, Eastwood Paul Robert, Harris Neil Victor, Mccarthy Clive, Morley Andrew David, Pickett Stephen Dennis, sCAFFIN Lee, October 19, 2000: WO/2000/061580 (4 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to physiologically active compounds of general formula (I) R?1¿Z?1¿-Het-L?1¿-Ar?1¿-L?2¿-Y wherein Het is an optionally substituted, saturated, partially saturated or fully unsaturated 8 to 10 membered bicyclic ring containing at least one heteroatom selected from O, S or N; ...


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Hanai Nobuo, Nakamura Kazuyasu, Shoji Emi, Yamasaki Motoo, Uchida Kazuhisa, Shinkawa Toyohide, Imabeppu Susumu, Kanda Yutaka, Yamane Naoko, Anazawa Hideharu: Method for controlling the activity of immunologically functional molecule. Kyowa Hakko Kogyo, Hanai Nobuo, Nakamura Kazuyasu, Shoji Emi, Yamasaki Motoo, Uchida Kazuhisa, Shinkawa Toyohide, Imabeppu Susumu, Kanda Yutaka, Yamane Naoko, Anazawa Hideharu, October 19, 2000: WO/2000/061739 (4 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling the activity of an immunologically functional molecule such as an antibody, a protein or a peptide; a promoter of the activity of an immunologically functional molecule; and an immunologically functional molecule having a promoted immunologically functional activity.


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Liberman Amir, Lev Ari Amit, Segal Tamir, Lev Ari Rafael: Automated on-line matchmaking. Liberman Amir, Lev Ari Amit, Segal Tamir, Lev Ari Rafael, NOAM Meir, October 19, 2000: WO/2000/062266 (3 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an automated matchmaking apparatus. The apparatus comprises an automated system in which all members information is stored and is operative to perform a matchmaking task, and a communication unit operative to generate an immediate and real-time connection between two ...


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Tice Thomas R, Staas Jay K, Ferrell Teresa M: Compositions microspheriques injectables a base de naltrexone et leur utilisation dans la reduction de la consommation dheroine et dalcool, Injectable naltrexone microsphere compositions and their use in reducing consumption of heroin and alcohol. Southern Research Institute, Brookwood Pharmaceuticals, OGILVY RENAULT SENCRLSRL, October 19, 2000: CA2369302 (3 worldwide citation)

An injectable slow-release naltrexone formulation is provided comprising naltrexone in a poly(D,L-lactide) matrix with a small amount of residual ethyl acetate. Upon intramuscular injection of the composition, naltrexone is released in a controlled manner over an extended period of time. The composi ...


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Friesen Richard, Hart Peter C: User interface for an electronic trading system. Epit, RAO Dana S, October 19, 2000: WO/2000/062187 (3 worldwide citation)

A user interface for an electronic trading exchange is provided which allows a remote trader to view in real time bid orders, offer orders, and trades for an item, and optionally one or more sources of contextual data. Individual traders place orders on remote client terminals, and this information ...