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Rossi Giuseppe, Kozlowski Lester: Apparatus and method for reducing edge effect in an image sensor. Altasens, Rossi Giuseppe, Kozlowski Lester, JOHNSON Doyle B, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/108926 (54 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for forming dummy pixels exhibiting electrical characteristics virtually identical to the clear pixels of the imaging array. Arrays of such dummy pixels are used to form regions that isolate the main imaging array and sub-arrays of optical black pixels while preventing edge ef ...


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Sun Jeonghoon, Tam Lei Ting Tony, Han Hq, Kwak Keith Soo Nyung, Zhou Xiaolan: Variant activin receptor polypeptides and uses thereof. Amgen, Sun Jeonghoon, Tam Lei Ting Tony, Han Hq, Kwak Keith Soo Nyung, Zhou Xiaolan, BELLAS Christine M, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/109167 (53 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides variant activin IIB soluble receptor polypeptides and proteins capable of binding and inhibiting the activities of activin A, myostatin, or GDF-11. The present invention also provides polynucleotides, vectors and host cells capable of producing the variant polypeptides ...


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Garrigan Sean, Havens Teresa, Havens David Ernest: Locking device using shape memory materials. Cornerstone Research Group, Garrigan Sean, Havens Teresa, Havens David Ernest, SUNDAY Eugene Patrick, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/108863 (52 worldwide citation)

The disclosed devices use shape memory materials, and specifically shape memory polymers and composites to allow or disallow mechanical or physical movement. By positioning the shape memory polymer so it is near the mechanical device which is to be moved, the shape memory polymer will allow or disal ...


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Eckhardt Allen E: Hydrogen peroxide droplet-based assays. Advanced Liquid Logic, Eckhardt Allen E, MILLS E Eric, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/109664 (51 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to providing improved hydrogen peroxide assays, as well as droplet actuators for conducting such assays. The droplet actuators of the invention may be used to conduct droplet-based hydrogen peroxide assays. They may also be associated with detectors for analyzing the re ...


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Geyer John J, Wright Andrew S, Featherstone Peter A, Chan Mandy, Williams Stephen J: Management of mobile device communication sessions to reduce user distraction. Aegis Mobility, Geyer John J, DELANEY Karoline A, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/109477 (48 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods and interfaces are disclosed for managing communications associated with a mobile communication device. Mobile communication devices process environmental inputs and transmit mobile communication device context information to a communication management system. The context informatio ...


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Iddan Gavriel, Tolkowsky David: Imaging and tools for use with moving organs. Sync Rx, Iddan Gavriel, Tolkowsky David, SANFORD T COLB PO Box 2273 76122 Rehovot, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/107905 (44 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is described for use with a portion of a subject's body that moves as a result of cyclic activity of a body system. An imaging device (11) acquires a plurality of image frames of the portion. A sensor (12) senses a phase of the cyclic activity. A medical tool (67) performs a function with ...


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Prilutsky Yury, Pososin Alexei, Ciuc Mihai, Bigioi Petronel, Steinberg Eran, Corcoran Peter: Two stage detection for photographic eye artifacts. Fotonation Vision, Prilutsky Yury, Pososin Alexei, Ciuc Mihai, Bigioi Petronel, Steinberg Eran, Corcoran Peter, SMITH Andrew V, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/109644 (43 worldwide citation)

The detection of red-eye defects is enhanced in digital images for embedded image acquisition and processing systems. A two-stage redeye filtering system includes a speed optimized filter that performs initial segmentation of candidate redeye regions and optionally applies a speed-optimized set of f ...


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Trewartha Samuel Dean, Burke Nathan John, Lee Alan Cc, Cooper Peter Noel, Washbon Lori Ann, Sapiro Stephen, Delic Emir, Do Nam Hoai, Mackellar Geoffrey Ross: Electrode headset. Emotiv Systems, Trewartha Samuel Dean, Burke Nathan John, Lee Alan Cc, Cooper Peter Noel, Washbon Lori Ann, Sapiro Stephen, Delic Emir, Do Nam Hoai, Mackellar Geoffrey Ross, GOREN David J, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/109699 (42 worldwide citation)

An electrode headset and electrodes that can be mounted therein are described. The electrode headset is formed from substantially rigid components including some flexibility to snugly embrace a variety of head shapes and sizes, while providing reliable positioning of electrodes according to an elect ...


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Barrangou Rodolphe, Fremaux Christophe, Horvath Philippe, Romero Dennis, Boyaval Patrick: Cultures with improved phage resistance. Danisco, Barrangou Rodolphe, Fremaux Christophe, Horvath Philippe, Romero Dennis, Boyaval Patrick, MACKNIGHT Kamrin T, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/108989 (41 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods and compositions related to modulating the resistance of a cell against a target nucleic acid or a transcription product thereof. In some preferred embodiments, the present invention provides compositions and methods for the use of one or more cas genes or prot ...


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Spraggon Glen, Hampton Eric N: (pcsk9) And uses thereof. Irm, Spraggon Glen, Hampton Eric N, REID Scott, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/109871 (40 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a crystallized PCSK9 molecule. The three-dimensional coordinates of the crystal structure of PCSK9 are obtained by X-ray diffraction. The coordinates can be used for studying the PCSK9 structure and designing, screening and developing compounds that modulate PCSK9 activity.