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Francis E Ryder, Michael D Thomas: Blood lancet. Ryder International, Trexler Bushnell & Wolters, November 15, 1983: US04414975 (187 worldwide citation)

A disposable lancet for use in obtaining blood samples comprises a plastic housing and a resilient blade in a retracted position within the housing, the blade being bent in an arcuate form to provide a source of spring energy biasing the piercing edge of the blade toward an opening in the housing. A ...


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Mano D Judd, Breck W Lovinggood, David T Tennant, Gregory A Maca, William P Kuiper, James L Alford, Michael D Thomas, Jonathon C Veihl: Repeaters for wireless communication systems. Andrew, Wood Herron & Evans, August 18, 2009: US07577398 (132 worldwide citation)

A flat-panel repeater includes a housing having a pair of oppositely facing surfaces, at least one antenna element mounted to each of the surfaces for radiating energy in a direction opposite to that of an antenna element mounted to the other of the surfaces, and an electronic circuit mounted within ...


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Michael D Thomas: Pill dispenser device. Ryder International Corporation, Olson Trexler Wolters Bushnell & Fosse, March 14, 1978: US04078661 (75 worldwide citation)

A pill dispenser device is disclosed comprising a circular base provided with a plurality of circumferentially spaced compartments defined therein. A knurled actuator ring is provided having the same circumference as the base which is affixed to the base outside of the compartments therein and is ro ...


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Michael D Thomas: One-piece check valve for use in a fluid dispenser. Ryder International Corporation, Trexler Wolters Bushnell & Fosse, December 18, 1979: US04179051 (54 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed herein a one-piece check valve for use in an applicator tip for fluid substances, or the like, comprises a reed portion and a valve seat portion and an interconnecting integral hinge section, permitting the respective portions to be folded over and engaged in superposed relation. ...


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Michael D Thomas, Francis E Ryder: Pill dispenser. Ryder International Corporation, Olson Trexler Wolters Bushnell & Fosse, November 16, 1976: US03991908 (51 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a pill dispensing cap assembly device adapted for mounting on the neck of a pill container. The cap assembly device is designed to provide for the effective and efficient dispensing of pills which are randomly stored in a container, upon rotation of one element of the cap assembly ...


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William Widner, Alan Sloma, Michael D Thomas: Methods for producing a polypeptide in a bacillus cell. Novo Nordisk Biotech, Steve T Zelson, Robert L Starnes, September 21, 1999: US05955310 (41 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods for producing a polypeptide, comprising: (a) cultivating a Bacillus host cell in a medium conducive for the production of the polypeptide, wherein the Bacillus cell comprises a nucleic acid construct comprising (i) a tandem promoter in which each promoter seq ...


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William Widner, Alan Sloma, Michael D Thomas: Methods for producing a polypeptide in a Bacillus cell. Novozymes Biotech, Robert L Starnes, July 3, 2001: US06255076 (41 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods for producing a polypeptide, comprising: (a) cultivating a Bacillus host cell in a medium conducive for the production of the polypeptide, wherein the Bacillus cell comprises a nucleic acid construct comprising (i) a tandem promoter in which each promoter seq ...


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Glenn T Williams, Michael D Thomas: Height adjust mechanism. Intergraph Corporation, Cushman Darby & Cushman, September 15, 1987: US04693444 (37 worldwide citation)

A height adjust mechanism which may be advantageously used to set a keyboard to a predetermined number of angles with respect to a support surface upon which the keyboard sits. The apparatus is integral with the keyboard base and includes an adjustment foot member having a ratchet surface with four ...


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Michael D Thomas, Francis E Ryder: Contact lens sterilization process and apparatus. Ryder International Corporation, Olson Trexler Wolters Bushnell & Fosse, March 22, 1977: US04013410 (34 worldwide citation)

A chemical sterilization process for contact lenses, and apparatus for practicing said method, wherein the lens are subjected to the anti-microbial action of a sterilizing solution, with said solution being decomposed by a catalytic agent. The apparatus of the present invention concerns primarily a ...


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Michael D Thomas: Reuseable vial cap. Ryder International Corporation, Trexler Bushnell & Wolters, November 6, 1984: US04480762 (34 worldwide citation)

A reuseable plastic cap is disposed over a seal closure on a vial neck to retain the seal closure in place thereon, the cap comprising a body of resilient material having a base overlying the seal closure, opposed jaws on the base for gripping a bead on the vial neck, gripper flanges for manual enga ...