Christopher J Murphy, Ted W Reid, Mark J Mannis, Bradley A Foster, James S Cullor, Michael E Selsted, Robert I Lehrer, Tomas Ganz: Defensin peptide compositions and methods for their use. The Regents of the University of California, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, September 7, 1993: US05242902 (82 worldwide citation)

A method for treating cutaneous and corneal wounds as well as certain microbial-related diseases comprises topically applying a defensin peptide to the affected tissue. The compositions comprise a natural, synthetic, or analog defensin molecule having both a mitogenic activity capable of stimulating ...

Veronica K Braden, Paul Fearnside, Christopher J Murphy: Amine blend neutralizers for refinery process corrosion. Nalco Exxon Energy Chemicals, Michael B Martin, Thomas M Breininger, October 12, 1999: US05965785 (33 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to inhibiting corrosion in systems of condensing hydrocarbons which contain water and chlorides, and, more particularly, in the overhead of crude oil atmospheric pipestills, with blends of amines. Preferred blends are 2-amino-1-methoxypropane, sec-butylamine, n-butylamine, dip ...

Christopher J Murphy, Jonathan F McAnulty, Ted W Reid: Transplant media. Medlen & Carroll, February 24, 2004: US06696238 (31 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to media containing purified antimicrobial polypeptides, such as defensins, and/or cell surface receptor binding proteins. The media may also contain buffers, macromolecular oncotic agents, energy sources, impermeant anions, ATP substrates. The media find use for the st ...

Christopher J Murphy, Ted W Reid, Mark J Mannis: Methods and compositions using substance P to promote wound healing. Townsend and Townsend and Crew, April 1, 1997: US05616562 (22 worldwide citation)

Healing of wounds in mammalian tissue may be enhanced by the application of certain neuropeptides, optionally in combination with known growth promoting hormones. Exemplary neuropeptides include tachykinins, such as substance P, substance K, and the like, as well as calcitonin gene-related peptides. ...

Christopher J Murphy, Ronald E Bliss: Method and apparatus for belt conveyor load tracking. Jervis B Webb Company, Joseph W Farley, August 9, 1994: US05335777 (15 worldwide citation)

A method of and apparatus for tracking data associated with a load being conveyed on a belt conveyor between a source station including a source station load sensor and a destination station including a destination station load sensor includes the steps of: generating a data record for the load at t ...

Elizabeth Babaian Kibala, Veronica K Braden, Michael K Poindexter, Christopher J Murphy: Corrosion inhibition in refineries using the reaction product of hydrocarbyl succinic anhydride and an amine. Nalco Exxon Energy Chemicals, Robert A Miller, James J Drake, September 17, 1996: US05556575 (12 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are a method for inhibiting corrosion in crude oil distillation towers, an improvement in crude oil fractionation, a method for dispersing iron sulfide in a hydrocarbon stream and a hydrocarbon dispersion using the reaction product of hydrocarbyl succinic anhydride and an amine. The reacti ...

Paul Fearnside, Christopher J Murphy: Process using amine blends to inhibit chloride corrosion in wet hydrocarbon condensing systems. Nalco Chemical Company, Robert A Miller, Kelly L Cummings, February 3, 1998: US05714664 (12 worldwide citation)

The disclosure is a process for inhibiting corrosion in condensing systems comprising wet hydrocarbons and chloride which comprises feeding a mixture of amines to the condensing system to elevate the pH profile of condensed water above the range in which severe corrosion of system internals can occu ...

Donald LeCroy, Donald L Anderson, Christopher J Murphy: Vertical conveyor. Jervis B Webb Company, Dickinson Wright PLLC, May 6, 2003: US06557724 (10 worldwide citation)

A vertical conveyor including first and second conveyors having first and second ends. The first conveyor is vertically aligned with and above the second conveyor. The vertical conveyor also includes a third conveyor having a free end and a coupled end. The third conveyor is pivotable about its coup ...

Christopher J Murphy: Combination providing safety berthing, unloading of oil, and conduit carriage to refineries on land, of large deep-sea-requiring tankers. Parson Brinkerhoff Quade & Douglas, W Lee Helms, April 20, 1976: US03950805 (9 worldwide citation)

A subaqueous conduit extends from a mainland terminal and leads to the base of a tubular mooring stanchion which extends above the sea surface. The base of the stanchion is located at a depth of up to 100 fathoms adapting the stanchion for the mooring of very large oil tankers. Secured to the stanch ...

Nicholas L Abbott, Jeffrey C Mohr, Christopher J Murphy, Elise Huang, Juan J De Pablo, Sean P Palecek, Nathan A Lockwood: Liquid crystalline substrates for culturing cells. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Quarles & Brady, June 8, 2010: US07732152 (5 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to liquid crystalline substrates useful in the culture of cells and methods of their use. In certain embodiments, the invention provides methods and devices for imaging changes (e.g., reorganization) of extracellular matrix components by living cells.