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Shinichi Okamoto, Keizo Nishitani, Yoshihito Aoki, Akio Minami, Mitsunobu Kato: Automobile door. Yazaki Corporation, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, October 31, 2000: US06139088 (20 worldwide citation)

An automobile door that is significantly easy to fabricate, enhanced in ease of assembling door components, and reduced in the number of parts to be mounted. The door comprises an outer panel and an inner panel. The inner panel is composed of a main panel made of metal and a resin-molded sub panel f ...


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Daniel Edward Gruenberg, Shinji Morimura, Shinichiroh Kawaguchi, Akio Minami: Fish rearing system. Jifas Corporation, Hitachi Metals, Kanesaka & Takeuchi, May 7, 2002: US06382134 (13 worldwide citation)

A fish rearing system having a water circulation system comprising: a trapping section including a particle trap


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Masataka Nishijima, Keizo Nishitani, Akio Minami: Circuit and its connecting structure assembly in motorcar door. Yazaki Corporation, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, December 8, 1998: US05846091 (7 worldwide citation)

A circuit and its connecting structure assembly provided in a motorcar door includes an inner unit being able to joint to a door panel, and an arm rest unit attached on the inner unit. The inner unit has an inner panel provided with a circuit, a plurality of auxiliary components connected to the cir ...


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Norimasa Iwasaki, Akio Minami, Yasuhiko Kasahara, Tatsuya Igarashi, Daisuke Kawamura, Fumiyoshi Kasahara, Chihiro Miyajima, Nobuo Ohzawa, Mariko Imai: Compositions and methods for treating cartilage disease. Mochida Pharmaceutical, National University Corporation Hokkaido University, Foley & Lardner, February 12, 2013: US08372394 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a composition for regenerating cartilage or treating a cartilage disease containing a monovalent metal salt of alginic acid for which the endotoxin level thereof has been lowered to an extent that does not substantially induce inflammation or fever. As a result, it is ...


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Norimasa Iwasaki, Akio Minami, Yasuhiko Kasahara, Tatsuya Igarashi, Daisuke Kawamura, Nobuo Ohzawa, Mariko Imai: Composition for treating arthritic disorder. Mochida Pharmaceutical, National University Corporation Hokkaido University, Foley & Lardner, February 5, 2013: US08367637

The present invention provides compositions and methods for treating a joint disease containing as an active ingredient thereof a monovalent metal salt of alginic acid for which the endotoxin level thereof has been lowered to an extent that does not substantially induce inflammation or fever. As a r ...


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Norimasa Iwasaki, Akio Minami, Yasuhiko Kasahara, Tatsuya Igarashi, Daisuke Kawamura, Fumiyoshi Kasahara, Chihiro Miyajima, Nobuo Ohzawa, Mariko Imai: Method for regenerating hyaline cartilage. Mochida Pharmaceutical, National University Corporation Hokkaido University, Foley & Lardner, December 22, 2015: US09216201

The present invention provides a composition for regenerating cartilage or treating a cartilage disease containing a monovalent metal salt of alginic acid for which the endotoxin level thereof has been lowered to an extent that does not substantially induce inflammation or fever. As a result, it is ...


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Tokifumi Majima, Norimasa Iwasaki, Tadanao Funakoshi, Akio Minami, Shin ichiro Nishimura, Seiichi Tokura, Kazuo Harada, Sachiko Nonaka, Nobuhiki Maekawa: Chitosan/acidic biopolymer hybrid fiber and culture base for animal cells. Chemical Biology Institute, Browdy And Neimark Pllc, June 22, 2006: US20060134158-A1

It is intended to provide a three-dimensional scaffolds appropriate for culturing animal cells such as chondrocytes and fibroblasts. These three-dimensional scaffolds which comprise a chitosan/acidic biopolymers hybrid fibers composed of chitosan or its salts in the inside of the fiber and complexes ...


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Shin Ichiro Nishimura, Akio Minami, Jun ichi Furukawa, Yasuro Shinohara: Method of diagnostic rheumatoid arthritis by sugar chain analysis. National University Corporation Hokkaido University and Shionogi &, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack, November 25, 2010: US20100297682-A1

Provided is a novel method of diagnosing rheumatoid arthritis. Based on the quantitative expression profile of sugar chain expression amount in the serum (whole serum, HAP or LAP), the relevancy thereof to rheumatoid arthritis is analyzed. As a result, a sugar chain and a glycoprotein showing a chan ...


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Norimasa Iwasaki, Akio Minami, Yasuhiko Kasahara, Tatsuya Igarashi, Daisuke Kawamura, Fumiyoshi Kasahara, Chihiro Miyajima, Nobuo Ohzawa, Mariko Imai: Composition for treatment of cartilage disease. Mochida Pharmaceutical, Foley And Lardner, January 21, 2010: US20100015102-A1

The present invention provides a composition for regenerating cartilage or treating a cartilage disease containing a monovalent metal salt of alginic acid for which the endotoxin level thereof has been lowered to an extent that does not substantially induce inflammation or fever. As a result, it is ...


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Norimasa Iwasaki, Akio Minami, Yasuhiko Kasahara, Tatsuya Igarashi, Daisuke Kawamura, Nobuo Ohzawa, Mariko Imai: Composition for treating arthritic disorder. Mochida Pharmaceutical, National University Corporation Hokkaido University, Foley And Lardner, February 25, 2010: US20100048506-A1

The present invention provides compositions and methods for treating a joint disease containing as an active ingredient thereof a monovalent metal salt of alginic acid for which the endotoxin level thereof has been lowered to an extent that does not substantially induce inflammation or fever. As a r ...