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Nigel J Brassington, John A Gilbert: Silicone gel coated permeable wound dressing. Johnson & Johnson, Joseph J Brindisi, June 13, 1989: US04838253 (83 worldwide citation)

A wound dressing comprises, in one embodiment, a layer of apertured material, such as a cotton gauze, coated with a tacky silicone gel or a non-tacky silicone elastomer. In an alternative embodiment, the dressing has a tacky silicone gel on one surface and a non-tacky silicone elastomer on the other ...


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Robert A Lincoln: Nose-worn air filter. Roylance Abrams Berdo & Goodman, January 15, 1991: US04984302 (83 worldwide citation)

A device is disclosed which attaches to the nose and filters the air a person breathes through the nostrils of the nose. The filter element of the device covers the nostrils and base of the nose. Thus, the remainder of the face is uncovered. The device includes the filter element and an adhesive str ...


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Maliyakal E John: Cotton fiber-specific promoters. Monsanto Company, Timothy K Ball, Dennis R Hoerner Jr, Pharmacia Corporation, August 1, 2000: US06096950 (81 worldwide citation)

An isolated cotton fiber-specific promoter is disclosed. Preferably, this promoter comprises a nucleotide segment comprising at least 2.7 kb of the upstream genomic of a gene of the E6 family, or 1.7 kb of the upstream genomic family of the FbLate family.


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Jeff Babon, Rima Youil, Jay Stoerker, Anne Huff, Richard G H Cotton: Detection of mismatches by resolvase cleavage using a magnetic bead support. Variagenics, Clark & Elbing, December 22, 1998: US05851770 (80 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method for detecting one or more mismatches between a first and a second nucleic acid, the first and second nucleic acids being capable of preferentially hybridizing. The method involves: a) providing the first nucleic acid in its single-stranded form, the first nucleic acid being bou ...


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Alan J Lawrence, John M Cotton, Jeffrey N Denenberg: Expandable digital switching network. International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, John T O Halloran, Jeffrey P Morris, May 6, 1980: US04201891 (80 worldwide citation)

A distributed control digital switching network is configured as a group switch having a plurality of stages of multiport single sided switching elements for selectively interconnecting a plurality of input terminals via the transmission paths established through the network by path selection contro ...


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Warning Walter B, Warning Jr Walter B: Method for making cotton candy. Tec Pak Corporation, Patnaude Edmond T, December 30, 1975: US3930043 (80 worldwide citation)

Spun sugar is collected in rotating collection pans from which it automatically feeds onto a conveyor belt which carries it through a compacting and sizing unit and then through a cutter and separator to provide spaced apart portions of sugar candy. The strands are pulled upwardly from the pans onto ...


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Charles J Cotton, Stuart I Feldman, Walter D Sincoskie: Multicast routing algorithm. Bell Communications Research, James W Falk, April 26, 1988: US04740954 (80 worldwide citation)

A method for routing data packets correctly and efficiently among a plurality of hosts in a multicast is disclosed. The hosts are connected to a packet switching network comprising a plurality of packet switches interconnected by trunks. A memory associated with the route controller in each switch m ...


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John M Cotton, Gary V Pieper: Channel allocation system for distributed digital switching network. IPC Information Systems, Morgan & Finnegan, April 22, 1997: US05623489 (79 worldwide citation)

A channel allocation system for selecting the earliest available switch port and time division multiplexed channel for an outgoing transmission in a network of switch elements interconnected by a series of communications paths. An availability table for maintaining the free/busy state of each channe ...


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Tetsuro Aoki, Shun ichi Naka: Solid state image sensor provided with a transparent resin layer having water repellency and oil repellency and flattening a surface thereof. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, David G Conlin, Peter F Corless, December 26, 1995: US05479049 (79 worldwide citation)

A first transparent protection layer is formed on color filters, and micro lenses are further formed on the first transparent protection layer. Then unevenness due to the micro lenses is flattened by a first transparent resin layer which has water repellency and oil repellency (low surface energy), ...


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Richard C Fuisz: Spun fibrous cosmetic and method of use. Fuisz Pharmaceutical, Brooks Haidt Haffner & Delahunty, October 10, 1989: US04873085 (78 worldwide citation)

A melt spinnable carrier agent such as sugar is combined with a cosmetic then converted into fiber form by melt spinning with "cotton candy" fabricating equipment. The as-spun product is converted to compacted individual dosage units. Examples are presented for topical application. All applications ...



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