SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME
According to the present invention, a method of fabricating a semiconductor device is provided including forming a first interlayer insulating film 11, a...
DRAWN DUMMY FeCAP, VIA AND METAL STRUCTURES
A process of forming an integrated circuit containing matching components with identical layouts and hydrogen permeable dummy vias in identical configurations...
HIGHLY SENSITIVE IMMUNOASSAY SYSTEMS FOR DETECTING MULTIPLE ALLERGENS
A homogeneous immunoassay method and system for quantitative determination of total immunoglobulin E and specific antibody levels to a plurality of allergens,...
LAYERING FOR SEPARATING PARTICLES
The present invention relates to a method for purifying biomolecules or for analyzing whether an aqueous phase contains biomolecules by means of magnetic...
Binding Surfaces for Affinity Assays
Non-saturated or non-saturated and orientated binding surfaces for an affinity assay are provided, as are methods and compositions for their preparation. The...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FRAGMENTING NUCLEIC ACIDS
Systems and methods include processing devices used to fragment nucleic acids to average nucleic acid sizes ranging from between about 5 kbp and about 20 kbp. A...
LUMINESENCE MEASUREMENT UTILIZING CARTRIDGE WITH INTEGRATED DETECTOR
A cartridge and cartridge system for use in an apparatus for analyzing a sample are provided. The system has a plurality of cartridges for different...
Antioxidant Test Device
The invention relates to a device for estimating total antioxidant capacity (TAC) of a range of fluids and extracts. More particularly the invention relates to...
NANOFIBERS WITH MODIFIED OPTICAL PROPERTIES
Nanofibers modified to alter their optical properties in the infrared part of the electromagnetic spectrum, which nanofibers can be used in applications ranging...
Silica Nanoparticles Incorporating Chemiluminescent And Absorbing Active
Nanoparticles incorporating absorbing materials, e.g., an absorber dye, which under appropriate conditions exhibit chemiluminescence. The nanoparticles can be...
METHODS AND KITS FOR DETECTING, DIAGNOSING AND MONITORING DISEASES
The invention provides methods and kits for detecting metabolites in a body fluid by contacting a sample of the body fluid with at least one reducible dye at a...
Analyte Meter Protectors and Methods
Analyte meter protectors, meters that include the same, and methods.
METHODS OF DETERMINING POTENCY OF CHEMICALLY-SYNTHESIZED OLIGONUCLEOTIDES
Provided herein are methods for determining potency of RNAi agents. Such methods include, but are not limited to, cell-based and cell-free assays that measure...
NOVEL 8-HYDROXYQUINOLINE ACETAMIDE COMPOUND, 8-HYDROXY QUINOLINE THIOAMIDE
COMPOUND AND USE THEREOF
Disclosed are a novel 8-hydroxyquinoline acetamide compound, an 8-hydroxyquinoline thioamide and use thereof. More specifically, disclosed are a novel...
CHEMICAL OR BIOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CHEMICAL OR
A chemical or biochemical analysis apparatus includes: a computer processor; at least one controller electrically coupled to the computer processor; at least...
Methods and Compositions for Limiting Viability of a Modified Host Cell
Outside of Designated Process Conditions
The invention provides methods and compositions for inhibiting proliferation of a modified host cell outside of a designated process condition. Compositions and...
A cellular scaffold that is suitable for tissue regeneration, cell culture and in vitro assays. The invention relates to a layered cell scaffold that is seeded...
DIFFERENTIATION OF MULTI-LINEAGE PROGENITOR CELLS TO CHONDROCYTES
Fetal blood multi-lineage progenitor cells that are capable of a wide spectrum of transdifferentiation are described, as well as methods of differentiating the...
Control of Gene Expression Using a Complex of an Oligonucleotide and a
A method for suppressing the expression of a selected gene in a cell, the method comprising introducing into the cell a molecule comprising (1) a nucleic acid...
USE OF A PROTEIN IN STEM CELL AND CANCER APPLICATIONS
The present invention discloses a novel antibody HES5:3:3 directed towards a specific antigen present on human pluripotent stem (hPS) cells and cancer tissue....
ANIMAL-FREE CELL CULTURE METHOD
The present invention relates to a process for culturing animal cells, e.g., human, diploid anchorage-dependent cells, in the absence of exogenous components of...
DEVICE AND METHOD OF SEPARATING CELLS BY USING MAGNETIC FORCE
A cell separation device includes a channel or chamber in which a sample flows or moves, the sample including target cells marked with magnetic particles, and...
HIGHLY THERMOSTABLE FLUORESCENT PROTEINS
Thermostable fluorescent proteins (TSFPs), methods for generating these and other stability-enhanced proteins, polynucleotides encoding such proteins, and...
MicroRNA and Methods for Inhibiting Same
The invention relates to isolated DNA or RNA molecules comprising at least ten contiguous bases having a sequence in a pancreatic islet microRNA. In another...
METHODS FOR PLANT TRANSFORMATION USING SPECTINOMYCIN SELECTION
The present invention relates to methods and compositions for transforming soybean, corn, cotton, or canola explants using spectinomycin as a selective agent...
METHODS AND MATERIALS FOR ISOLATING EXOSOMES
This document relates to methods and materials involved in obtaining exosomes. For example, methods and materials for obtaining exosomes from biological samples...
LIQUID REFLUX HIGH-SPEED GENE AMPLIFICATION DEVICE
The present invention provides a liquid reflux reaction control device comprising: a reaction vessel having one or a plurality of wells configured to...
DEVICE FOR A MEMBRANE ASSAY
Disclosed is a simple device for a membrane assay using the lateral flow immunoassay method, whereby a subject to be detected can be detected at a high...
RESERVOIR-BUFFERED MIXERS AND REMOTE VALVE SWITCHING FOR MICROFLUIDIC
The present invention relates generally to the control of fluid flow rate and direction on a microfluidic device. In particular, the present invention provides...
We describe a thermal cycler comprising a Peltier-type thermoelectric element used for cooling a sample block, and a non-Peltier-type heating device for heating...
A diagnostic device as a first electrode formed by a noble metal that is not attackable by acid, and a second electrode that is formed of silver. The first and...
Cell measurement system
A cell measurement system measures changes of frequency and transepithelial electrical resistance of a tested cell sample. The cell measurement system includes...
MATCHED PAIR TRANSISTOR CIRCUITS
An array of sensors arranged in matched pairs of transistors with an output formed on a first transistor and a sensor formed on the second transistor of the...
PROCESS FOR EXTRACTING FATTY ACIDS FROM AQUEOUS BIOMASS IN A MEMBRANE
The present invention relates to a new process for extracting fatty acids from aqueous biomass in a membrane contactor module. The present invention also...
Method for anaerobic biodegradation of bioplastics
Semicrystalline bioplastic materials are processed by thermally annealing the bioplastic to increase degree of crystallinity in the bioplastic; and ...
Methods and Systems for Controlled Illumination
Embodiments of the present invention relate generally to systems and methods for the collection of solar energy and the use thereof to generate an algal biomass...
BIOLOGICAL METHODS FOR PREPARING ADIPIC ACID
The technology relates in part to biological methods for producing adipic acid and engineered microorganisms capable of such production.
Methods and Compositions for Targeting Heterologous Integral Membrane
Proteins to the Cyanobacterial Plasma...
This disclosure pertains to the functional localization of heterologous integral plasma membrane proteins (HIPMPs) lacking cleavable signal sequences into the...
METHOD FOR CULTURING PHOTOSYNTHETIC MICROORGANISMS ON MICROBIAL CELLULOSE
This invention provides methods for growing and maintaining photosynthetic microorganisms such as algae and cyanobacteria. More specifically, the invention...
Separation Of Virus And/Or Protein From Nucleic Acids By Primary Amines
A method of purifying biomolecules with an anion exchanger containing a membrane having a surface having a polymer such as a primary or secondary amine ligand...
METHOD FOR DETERMINING CRYSTALLIZATION PARAMETERS AND APPARATUS FOR USE
WITH THE SAME
The present disclosure provides a method to allow a user to pre-screen numerous crystallization conditions in the crystallization space to identify those...
Biomass (e.g., plant biomass, animal biomass, microbial, and municipal waste biomass) is processed to produce useful products, such as food products and amino...
Methods and Devices for Capturing Circulating Tumor Cells
A method of capturing a Circulating Tumor Cell (CTC) from a sample includes introducing a sample into a microfluidic device having a cell capture surface and a...
METHOD AND DEVICE FOR THE ELECTRICAL TREATMENT OF REACTION SPACES
The invention relates to a method for applying at least one electrical voltage pulse to at least one reaction space by at least partially discharging at least...
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A FERMENTATION PROCESS
A method for controlling a fermentation process includes injecting a mash into a fermenter and injecting a liquid ammonia additive into the fermenter. The...
Single-use closed bioreactors with recirculating exhaust gas that can be operated in an uncontrolled environment are reported for the manufacturing of...
Efficient Cell-Free Hydrogen Production
Cell-free synthesis of hydrogen from glucose and cellulosic hydrolysates is provided. Bacterial cells are modified to express high levels of (i) active [FeFe]...
ETHANOLOGENIC BACTERIA AND THEIR USE IN ETHANOL PRODUCTION
The invention relates to bacterium that have increased resistance to furfural and methods of preparation. The invention also relates to methods of producing...
METHODS FOR INCREASING THE PRODUCTION OF ETHANOL FROM MICROBIAL
A stable continuous method for producing ethanol from the anaerobic bacterial fermentation of a gaseous substrate containing at least one reducing gas involves...
Thermophilic Organisms For Conversion Of Lignocellulosic Biomass To
Mutant thermophilic organisms that consume a variety of biomass derived substrates are disclosed herein. Strains of Thermoanaerobacterium saccharolyticum with...