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Kunio Awazu, Masahiko Kanda: Bio-photosensor. Sumitomo Electric, Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein Kubovcik & Murray, December 4, 1990: US04974591 (194 worldwide citation)

A bio-photosensor used to examine the function of various organs of a human body or the like. It has a flexible printed circuit board (FPC) formed with an electric circuit, a light emitter and a light receptor mounted on the FPC and connected to an electric cable through the electric circuit, and a ...


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Koichi Tsuno, Mitsuru Nishikawa, Kunio Awazu: Fiberscope. Sumitomo Electric, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, February 28, 1989: US04807597 (16 worldwide citation)

A fiberscope having a covering tube, an image fiber for transmitting picture images and equipped with an optical system at its tip end for focusing an image of an object to be observed, and light guides for transmitting light and placed along with said image fiber. The image fiber and the light guid ...


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Masahiko Kanda, Kunio Awazu: Liver function testing apparatus. Sumitomo Electric, W G Fasse, D H Kane Jr, October 8, 1991: US05054916 (8 worldwide citation)

In a liver function testing apparatus, light sources (11, 12) expose vital tissue (15) to first light of a wavelength capable of being absorbed by a specific dye dosed into blood of the vital tissue to be taken in and removed by the liver, and second light of a wavelength not capable of being absorb ...


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Masahiko Kanda, Kunio Awazu: Liver function testing apparatus and method. Sumitomo Electric, W G Fasse, D H Kane Jr, March 6, 1990: US04905703 (7 worldwide citation)

In a liver function testing apparatus, light sources (11, 12) expose vital tissue (15) to a first light of a wavelength absorbed by specific dye dosed into blood of the vital tissue, whereby the dye is to be taken in and removed by a liver and a second light of a wavelength not absorbed by the dye. ...


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Masahiko Kanda, Kunio Awazu: Liver function testing apparatus. Sumitomo Electric, W G Fasse, D H Kane Jr, October 8, 1991: US05054915 (6 worldwide citation)

A liver function testing apparatus, provides light signals (11, 12) exposing vital tissue (15) to a first light signal that is substantially absorbed by a specific dye dosed into the blood of the vital tissue. The dye is to be taken in and removed by the liver. A second light signal is substantially ...


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Akira Inoue, Hitoshi Hatayama, Hiroshi Suganuma, Kunio Awazu, Toshihiro Kushibiki: Method of differentiation induction to osteoblasts. Sumitomo Electric, Greenblum & Bernstein, November 9, 2010: US07829335 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention offers a technique that selectively differentiation-induces mesenchymal stem cells, which can differentiate to cells that constitute various tissues and organs, to osteoblasts. In addition, the invention offers a technique that differentiation-induces mesenchymal stem cells to osteobla ...


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Shinichi Ohkawa, Kunio Awazu: Optical cable with bending mechanism. Sumitomo Electric, Cushman Darby & Cushman, May 2, 1989: US04826281 (1 worldwide citation)

An optical cable of the present invention comprises: an optical fiber sensor, the optical fiber sensor having an optical fiber having an external circumferential wall portion and a flexible coating film covering the external circumferential wall portion; and a tube member with a good flexibility, th ...


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Kunio Awazu, Masahiko Kanda: Photosensor for organizms. Sumitomo Denki Kougiyou, ZOU GUANGXIN, October 11, 1989: CN88107502

A bio-photosensor used to examine the function of various organs of a human body or the like. It has a flexible printed circuit board (FPC) formed with an electric circuit, a light emitter and a light receptor mounted on the FPC and connected to an electric cable through the electric circuit, and a ...


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Kunio Awazu, Masahiko Kanda: Liver function testing apparatus. Sumitomo Electric Industries, YE KAIDONG WU ZENGYONG, November 15, 1989: CN88108805

In a liver function testing apparatus, light sources (11, 12) expose vital tissue (15) to first light of a wavelength absorbed by a specific dye dosed into blood of the vital tissue to be taken in and removed by the liver and second light of a wavelength not absorbed by the specific dye. Optical pul ...


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Kunio Awazu, Masahiko Kanda: Liver function testing apparatus. Sumitomo Electric Industries, YE KAIDONG WU ZENGYONG, January 24, 1990: CN88108806

In a liver function testing apparatus, light sources (11, 12) expose vital tissue (15) to first light of a wavelength absorbed by specific dye dosed into blood of the vital tissue to be taken in and removed by the liver and second light of a wavelength not absorbed by the specific dye. Optical pulse ...