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McNeil John A: Cyclonic separator. Parmelee Miller Welsh & Kratz, August 5, 1975: US3898068 (94 worldwide citation)

An in-line wet steam or entrained effluent separator of improved efficiency under varied load conditions is provided that employs a perforated or screen-like, downwardly converging, frusto-cone shaped separator basket in a lower portion of the separator for maximizing the efficiency of its centrifug ...


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Ecker David J, Griffey Richard H, Sampath Rangarajan, Hofstadler Steven A, Mcneil John, Crooke Stanley T, Blyn Lawrence B, Ranken Raymond, Hall Thomas A: Methods for rapid identification of pathogens in humans and animals. Isis Pharmaceuticals, Ecker David J, Griffey Richard H, Sampath Rangarajan, Hofstadler Steven A, Mcneil John, Crooke Stanley T, Blyn Lawrence B, Ranken Raymond, Hall Thomas A, LEGAARD Paul K, July 22, 2004: WO/2004/060278 (19 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods of: identifying pathogens in biological samples from humans and animals, resolving a plurality of etiologic agents present in samples obtained from humans and animals, determining detailed genetic information about such pathogens or etiologic agents, and rapid ...


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Ecker David J, Griffey Richard H, Hofstadler Steven A, Sampath Rangarajan, Mcneil John, Crooke Stanley T: Methods for rapid identification of pathogens in humans and animals. Isis Pharmaceuticals, Ecker David J, Griffey Richard H, Hofstadler Steven A, Sampath Rangarajan, Mcneil John, Crooke Stanley T, LEGAARD Paul K, June 24, 2004: WO/2004/052175 (17 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods of: identifying pathogens in biological samples from humans and animals, resolving a plurality of etiologic agents present in samples obtained from humans and animals, determining detailed genetic information about such as pathogens or etiologic agents, and rap ...


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McNeil John A: Vortex flash separator. Parmelee Miller Welsh & Kratz, January 29, 1974: US3788044 (16 worldwide citation)

An improved apparatus has been devised for separating pure steam or dry vapor from a hot effluent being introduced under positive pressure and for enabling utilization of B.T.U.'s in an effluent fluid such as being supplied by a boiler or pressure vessel or a blow-down discharge. The flash or steam ...


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McNeil Dalph C, McNeil John A: Flash economizer. June 13, 1972: US3668838 (13 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and procedure are provided for, in one device or apparatus unit, effectively separating out pure flash or steam from a blow-down discharge and simultaneously effectively recovering heat from the blow-down discharge and, particularly from the more dense portions thereof. Flash separation is ...


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Ecker David J, Griffey Richard H, Sampath Rangarajan, Hofstadler Steven A, Mcneil John, Crooke Stanley T, Blyn Lawrence B, Hall Thomas A: Methods for rapid detection and identification of bioagents for environmental and product testing. Isis Pharmaceuticals, Ecker David J, Griffey Richard H, Sampath Rangarajan, Hofstadler Steven A, Mcneil John, Crooke Stanley T, Blyn Lawrence B, Hall Thomas A, LEGAARD Paul K, June 24, 2004: WO/2004/053076 (11 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods for rapid detection of bioagents for environmental and product testing. The methods can be used for testing air, water, soil, surfaces of buildings, containers, towers and the like, as well as testing of foodstuff and cosmetics.


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Ecker David J, Griffey Richard H, Hofstadler Steven A, Sampath Rangarajan, Mcneil John, Crooke Stanley T, Hannis James C: Methods for rapid detection and identification of bioagents in epidemiological and forensic investigations. Isis Pharmaceuticals, Ecker David J, Griffey Richard H, Hofstadler Steven A, Sampath Rangarajan, Mcneil John, Crooke Stanley T, Hannis James C, LEGAARD Paul K, June 24, 2004: WO/2004/053164 (11 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods for rapid forensic investigations by identification of bioagents associated with biowarfare and acts of terrorism or crime. The methods are also useful for epidemiological investigations by genotyping of bioagents.


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Mcneil John: Providing an oxygen-rich atmosphere in the combustion chamber of a gas-fuelled compression-ignition engine. Finch International, April 12, 2000: GB2342390-A (9 worldwide citation)

Oxygen enriched air, eg from a membrane-type oxygen/nitrogen separator 16, is supplied to the intake of a compression-ignition engine to ensure spontaneous combustion of gaseous fuels without further engine modification. A catalyst 44, eg a platinum group metal catalyst on a ceramic substrate 40, ma ...


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Mcneil John: Integrated renewable energy system. H Empower, Mcneil John, FRANK B Dehn 179 Queen Victoria Street London EC4V 4EL, October 28, 2004: WO/2004/092571 (7 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed comprising coupling a compression ignition engine (17) to an AC electrical generator (18) and/or a DC hompolar generator (19), wherein the homopolar generator (19) produces an electric current which is used to electrolyse water into hydrogen and oxygen. The hydrogen ...