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James V Sullivan, Joseph A Frank, Roland W Seldon: Head holder for magnetic resonance imaging/spectroscopy system. The United States of America represented by the Department of Health and Human Services, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, February 14, 1995: US05388580 (130 worldwide citation)

A head holder with the following characteristics: it is compatible with MR (no metallic parts); it is adjustable for use with adults and children; it does not produce any degradation of imaging or spectroscopy raw data; it does not induce claustrophobia; it can be used as a fixation device for cervi ...


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Allen P Minton, Arun K Attri, James V Sullivan, Paul Fitze: Automated system for determining the molecular weight and/or concentration of macromolecules via sedimentation equilibrium. The United States of America represented by the Department of Health and Human Services, Browdy & Neimark, September 2, 1986: US04609991 (12 worldwide citation)

An automated system for measuring the concentration gradient of centrifuged solute and directly calculating the molecular weight and/or sedimentation coefficient of an optically absorbing solute. Monochromatic light passes through a stationary slit and a previously centrifuged sample in a tube while ...


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Edward L Mertz, James V Sullivan: Flow-through, thermal-expansion-compensated cell for light spectroscopy. The United States of America represented by the Department of Health and Human Services, Venable, Michael A Gollin, Lars H Genieser, April 8, 2008: US07355697 (10 worldwide citation)

Optical cells are non-actively compensated to ensure that a sample gap of a sample space remains nearly constant upon a change in temperature. Fluids can be flowed through the sample space of the optical cells.


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Edward L Mertz, James V Sullivan: Flow-through, inlet-gas-temperature-controlled, solvent-resistant, thermal-expansion compensated cell for light spectroscopy. The United States of America represented by the Department of Health and Human Services, Polsinelli Shughart PC, Teddy C Scott Jr, Paul A Jenny, February 22, 2011: US07894055 (9 worldwide citation)

Optical cells include a spacer formed of a hydrocarbon-resistant polymer, so that fluids such as hydrocarbons and alcohols can be introduced to a sample space, or include a fluid inlet and a heated inlet tube, so that a humid gas can be introduced to the sample space without condensation occurring. ...


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Joshua J Zimmerberg, James V Sullivan, Peter M Bungay: Rapid exchange imaging chamber for stop-flow microscopy. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, December 8, 1992: US05170286 (9 worldwide citation)

A specimen chamber comprising a central chamber element sandwiched between a base plate and a cover plate, which base plate and cover plate secure cover slips within recessed areas on opposite surfaces of the central chamber portion which face the base and cover plate. The central chamber element in ...


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Katherine M Malinda, Alan O Kusakabe, Annette B Wysocki, James V Sullivan: Scratch wound assay device. The United States of America represented by the Department of Health & Human Services, Fish & Richardson P C, October 30, 2001: US06309818 (7 worldwide citation)

An apparatus having at least one template opening for causing a substantially reproducible injury to a cell, organ or tissue layer. The apparatus is useful in determining the effects of cell growth and migration agents in model wounds produced in the cell, organ or tissue layer. Also provided are me ...


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Allen P Minton, Arun K Attri, James V Sullivan: Method and apparatus for sequential fractionation. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Browdy and Neimark, September 15, 1987: US04693984 (5 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for sequentially fractionating a centrifuge tube includes a capillary tube and a means for applying positive pressure. The capillary tube has an O-ring at the lower end thereof. As the capillary tube is placed within the centrifuge tube, the O-ring forms a seal within the tube. Movement ...


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Rea Ravin, James V Sullivan, Ronald D McKay: Cell culturing and storage systems, devices and methods. The United States of America represented by the Department of Health and Human Services, Peter F Corless, Steven M Jensen, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, August 15, 2006: US07091035 (4 worldwide citation)

Featured is a long-term cell culture system being configured and arranged so as to be capable of monitoring the dynamic processes that occur during proliferation and differentiation of stem cells such as central nervous system (CNS) stem cells/embryonic stem cells. In particular aspects, the system ...


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Rea Ravin, James V Sullivan, Daniel Hoeppner, David W Munno, Ron McKay: Method of etching islands of cells in a grid pattern. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Guy W Chambers, October 2, 2007: US07276367 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and process for monitoring migratory cell proliferation with restricted migration on a substrate includes providing a substrate, coating the substrate with extracellular matrix, plating cells suspended in cell culture media on extracellular matrix, and placing intersecting channels acro ...


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Rea Ravin, James V Sullivan, Ronald D McKay: Cell culturing and storage systems, devices and methods. United States of America represented by the Secretary Department of Health and Human Services, Edwards & Angell, July 1, 2004: US20040126876-A1

Featured is a long-term cell culture system being configured and arranged so as to be capable of monitoring the dynamic processes that occur during proliferation and differentiation of stem cells such as central nervous system (CNS) stem cells/embryonic stem cells. In particular aspects, the system ...