Garo Khanarian
Garo Khanarian, Margaret M Pafford, David Sherrer: Micro-optical device and method of making same. Rohm And Haas Company, August 10, 2006: US20060174652-A1

Micro-optical devices and methods of making the same are disclosed, wherein the disclosed micro-optical devices and methods include passive alignment features.

Eugene Fitzgerald
Eugene A Fitzgerald, Richard Westhoff, Matthew T Currie, Christopher J Vineis, Thomas A Langdo: Method of producing high quality relaxed silicon germanium layers. AmberWave Systems, Goodwin Procter, August 10, 2006: US20060174818-A1

A method for minimizing particle generation during deposition of a graded Si1-xGex layer on a semiconductor material includes providing a substrate in an atmosphere including a Si precursor and a Ge precursor, wherein the Ge precursor has a decomposition temperature greater than germane, and deposit ...

Lee Funk
Jingrong Jean Cui, Lee Andrew Funk, Lei Jia, Pei Pei Kung, Jerry Jialun Meng, Mitchell David Nambu, Mason Alan Pairish, Hong Shen, Michelle Tran Dube: Aminoheteroaryl compounds as protein kinase inhibitors. Agouron Pharmaceuticals, Agouron Pharmaceuticals, August 10, 2006: US20060178374-A1

Aminoheteroaryl compounds are provided, as well as methods for their synthesis and use. Preferred compounds are potent inhibitors of the c-Met protein kinase, and are useful in the treatment of abnormal cell growth disorders, such as cancers.

Oray B Nicholas, Mooradian Daniel L: Surgical fastener buttress materials. Synovis Life Technologies, Oray B Nicholas, Mooradian Daniel L, GOLDMAN Philip M, August 10, 2006: WO/2006/083748 (534 worldwide citation)

A staple line buttress material having an adhesive surface, packaged and provided in sterile, ready-to-use form. The material can be used to retrofit surgical staplers to provide an improved staple line, and with improved ease of use.

Jabba Ronald, Belef W Martin: Clip applier and methods of use. Abbott Laboratories, Jabba Ronald, Belef W Martin, ROY Fraser D, August 10, 2006: WO/2006/083889 (88 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for delivering a closure element into an opening formed in a blood vessel or other body lumen and methods for manufacturing and using same. The apparatus is configured to retain the closure element such that the closure element is disposed substantially within the apparatus. The apparat ...

Jones Bryan S, Ramsay Christopher: Ultrasonic cutting device. Depuy Spine, Jones Bryan S, Ramsay Christopher, CANNING Kevin J, August 10, 2006: WO/2006/083988 (79 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic surgical cutting method and apparatus is provided wherein the method and apparatus allows for the cutting of bone from within a hollow pathway such that a cutter associated with the ultrasonic method and apparatus remains sufficiently cool to prevent necrosis of the bone being cut. Fur ...

Mckernan Kevin, Blanchard Alan, Kotlerlev, Costa Gina: Reagents, methods, and libraries for bead-based squencing. Agencourt Bioscience, Mckernan Kevin, Blanchard Alan, Kotlerlev, Costa Gina, GERBER Monica R, August 10, 2006: WO/2006/084132 (57 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods for determining a nucleic acid sequence by performing successive cycles of duplex extension along a single stranded template. The cycles comprise steps of extension, ligation, and, preferably, cleavage. In certain embodiments the methods make use of extension p ...

Weese Juergen, Groth Alexandra, Bredno Joerg: System for the determination of vessel geometry and flow characteristics. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Philips Intellectual Property & Standards, Weese Juergen, Groth Alexandra, Bredno Joerg, SCHOUTEN Marcus M, August 10, 2006: WO/2006/082558 (54 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method and a system for the simultaneous reconstruction of the three-dimensional vessel geometry and the flow characteristics in a vessel system. According to one realization of the method, vessel segments (41) of a parametric models are fitted to differently oriented X-ra ...

Kambadur Ravi, Sharma Mridula, Hennebry Alex, Seena Salerno de, Moura Monica: Use of myostatin (gdf-8) antagonists for treatment of sarcopenia (age-related muscle-wasting). Orico, Kambadur Ravi, Sharma Mridula, Hennebry Alex, Seena Salerno de, Moura Monica, GRIFFITHS Teresa V, August 10, 2006: WO/2006/083183 (44 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method of treating sarcopenia in a human or animal patient by inhibiting the activity of myostatin using one or more myostatin antagonists.

Glabe Charles G, Kayed Rakez, Langen Ralf, Chen Jeannie, Isas Jose Mario, Luibl Volker: Compositions and methods for inhibiting drusen formation and for diagnosing or treating drusen-related disorders. The Regents Of The University Of California, Glabe Charles G, Kayed Rakez, Langen Ralf, Chen Jeannie, Isas Jose Mario, Luibl Volker, BUYAN Robert D, August 10, 2006: WO/2006/083533 (44 worldwide citation)

This invention relates generally to compositions of matter and methods for medical treatment. More particularly, this invention relates to compositions and methods for inhibiting drusen or drusen-like deposits and/or for treating diseases related to drusen or drusen-like deposits.