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Thomas L Casavant, Samuel A Fineberg, Devin L Bright, Subbiah Sundaram, Michelle L Roderick: Locality manager having memory and independent code, bus interface logic, and synchronization components for a processing element for intercommunication in a latency tolerant multiple processor. University of Iowa Research Foundation, Fleshner & Kim, March 18, 1997: US05613136 (160 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus for reconciling communication and locality by enabling a user/programmer to write programs in an extended procedural language which explicitly manipulate locality. The multiprocessor includes a plurality of processing elements connected to each other each processing element ...


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Thomas L Casavant, Samuel A Fineberg: Latency tolerant risc-based multiple processor with event driven locality managers resulting from variable tagging. August 15, 1995: US05442797 (47 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus for reconciling communication and locality by enabling a user/programmer to write programs in an extended procedural language which explicitly manipulate locality. The multiprocessor includes a plurality of processing elements connected to each other each processing element ...


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Thomas L Casavant: Methods and apparatus for analyzing electrophoresis gels. The University of Iowa Research Foundation, Fleshner & Kim, May 18, 1999: US05904822 (7 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a system and methods for the straightening an electrophoresis gel image in the vertical and horizontal directions, and for analyzing a straightened gel image. The system includes an input unit for receiving raw data from the electrophoresis gel, a straightening unit for pro ...


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Paul B McCray, Brian C Schutte, Hong Peng Jia, Thomas L Casavant, Michael J Welsh: Human and mouse beta-defensins, antimicrobial peptides. Fulbright & Jaworski, A Registered Liability Partnership, September 18, 2003: US20030176652-A1

The present invention employs an iterative application of BLAST and Hidden Markov Model (HMM) based searches which identified 34 -defensin genes in the human genome and 48 in the mouse genome. The present invention relates to novel antimicrobial peptides and derivatives thereof as well as the -defen ...


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Paul B McCray, Brian C Schutte, Hong Peng Jia, Thomas L Casavant, Michael Welsh: Human and mouse beta-defensins, antimicrobial peptides. The University of Iowa Research Foundation, Fulbright & Jaworski, December 15, 2005: US20050277176-A1

The present invention employs an iterative application of BLAST and Hidden Markov Model (HMM) based searches which identified 34 β-defensin genes in the human genome and 48 in the mouse genome. The present invention relates to novel antimicrobial peptides and derivatives thereof as well as the β-def ...


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Abbot F Clark, Edwin M Stone, Val C Sheffield, John Fingert, Thomas L Casavant, Todd Scheetz, Terry Braun, A Jason Grundstad: Single nucleotide polymorphisms and genes associated with age-related macular degeneration. Alcon Research, Iowa Research Foundation University Of, May 5, 2011: US20110104154-A1

The invention provides genes and polymorphisms associated with AMD, and methods for diagnosing an increased risk of AMD in a patient who has at least one of the AMD-associated polymorphisms as provided.