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The Curators of the University of Missouri Patents
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The Curators of the University of Missouri
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
5402650 Thermal storage composition for low energy ice harvesting, method of using same April 4, 1995
The disclosed thermal storage composition includes water, an electrolyte or a non-electrolyte, and a nucleating surfactant. The nucleating surfactant reduces the surface tension of the thermal storage composition and simultaneously promotes nucleation sites within the thermal storage
5395608 Triamine chelants, their derivatives, complexes and conjugates March 7, 1995
A group of functionalized triamine chelants and their derivatives that form complexes with radioactive metal ions are disclosed. The complexes can be covalently attached to a protein or an antibody or antibody fragment and used for therapeutic and/or diagnostic purposes. The chelants are
5366593 Bleaching of lignocellulosic material with in-situ-generated dioxirane November 22, 1994
A chemical pulp which contains reactants capable of generating dioxirane within the pulp is produced in a process which comprises mixing a pulp with reactants comprising a carbonyl compound, preferably acetone, and an oxygen donor, preferably monoperoxysulfate, in proportions which produ
5354854 Expression system for use in plants to suppress foreign expression and method October 11, 1994
An expression system and method for using the same in plants to suppress gene expression, the system including a constitutive promoter element from a tRNA gene and an antisense strand DNA fused to the promoter element for being co-transcribed with the promoter element by an RNA polymeras
5324508 Method for decreasing the formation of scar tissue using a purified mammalian monokine product June 28, 1994
Fibroblast growth in a healing wound, and the consequent formation of scar tissue, may be inhibited by application of a macrophage monokine product, the macrophage monokine having a molecular weight of no more than about 10,000 Dalton. The macrophage monokine appears to be generally effe
5302369 Microspheres for radiation therapy April 12, 1994
Microspheres for radiation therapy of a mammal which have a non-radioactive isotope which emits beta or gamma radiation of therapeutic intensity upon being irradiated. The microspheres also contain elements which do not become radioactive upon irradiation. The chemical durability of the
5253586 Method of stemming a blast hole October 19, 1993
A method of stemming a blast hole loaded with an explosive charge. The blast hole has side walls, an outwardly opening mouth and a central axis extending longitudinally of the blast hole. The method comprises inserting a conduit having a discharge end inwardly through the mouth of the bl
5247886 Blast plug and stemming construction for blast holes September 28, 1993
A plug for use in stemming a blast hole having an explosive charge therein. The plug comprises a wedge member and a stabilizing structure on the wedge member. The wedge member tapers in an outward direction from a relatively wide base to a relatively narrow end and has a central axis ext
5244582 Immobilized reagents for scavenging nitrosating agents September 14, 1993
This invention relates to reactive groups immobilized on inorganic substrates such as derivatized glass, silica, ceramics, or metals. The immobilized reactive groups can be used to inactivate or remove nitrosating agents in liquids, thereby reducing the formation of potentially carci
5209723 Multiple lumen catheter for hemodialysis May 11, 1993
A multiple lumen, intravenous catheter for hemodialysis or the like defines a distal end portion in which at least a pair of the catheter lumens each communicates with the exterior through aperture means. By this invention the aperture means of one of the lumens defines a first port at
5171227 Separable peritoneal dialysis catheter December 15, 1992
A peritoneal dialysis catheter comprises a distal tubular section and a proximal tubular section, connected together by a nonintegral tubular connector so that the respective sections are connected together in sealed flow relation. Such a catheter may be surgically implanted in the p
5137780 Article having a composite insulative coating August 11, 1992
A process for applying an adherent electrically insulative moisture-resistant composite coating to a substrate. A thin, adherent, highly cross-linked, substantially liquid moisture-impervious primer coating is provided on the substrate by glow discharge polymerization of a low molecu
5121706 Apparatus for applying a composite insulative coating to a substrate June 16, 1992
A process for applying an adherent electrically insulative moisture-resistant composite coating to a substrate. A thin, adherent, highly cross-linked, substantially liquid moisture-impervious primer coating is provided on the substrate by glow discharge polymerization of a low molecu
5120229 Dental teaching model June 9, 1992
A dental model of teeth mounted in a jaw comprises an artificial jaw member defining tooth-receiving sockets. The teeth have roots, the roots being removably seated in the sockets and bonded there by elastomeric adhesive, whereby the teeth exhibit a resiliently seated characteristic simi
5101041 Triamines and their derivatives as bifunctional chelating agents March 31, 1992
A group of functionalized triamine chelants and their derivatives that form complexes with radioactive metal ions are disclosed. The complexes can be covalently attached to a protein or an antibody or antibody fragment and used for therapeutic and/or diagnostic purposes.
5087671 Polymers for scavenging nitrosating agents February 11, 1992
This invention relates to polymers that can be used to remove or sequester nitrosating agents such as nitrous acid, nitrous esters or thio-esters, nitrous anhydrides, nitrosyl halides, metal nitrosyls, inorganic metal nitrite complexes or similar nitrosating agents from fluid mixtures. T
5073289 Paint stripper composition having reduced volatility containing decanolactone, n-methylpyrrolido December 17, 1991
An improved composition of matter and method of use for removing cured coatings of paint or varnish or other similar coatings from substrates. The composition comrpises chlorinated solvent paint strippers (especially methylene chloride (CH.sub.2 Cl.sub.2)), waxes and an additive selected
5053186 Soluble irradiation targets and methods for the production of radiorhenium October 1, 1991
Water soluble irradiation targets are disclosed for the production of .sup.186 Re and .sup.188 Re. The irradiation targets are selected for both water solubility and absence of elements which would produce contaminating isotopes for medical therapeutic and diagnostic use. In one embodime
5039326 Composition and method for radiation synovectomy of arthritic joints August 13, 1991
A method for preparing nonradioactive microspheres adapted for radiation synovectomy of arthritic joints in a mammal involves forming the microspheres by doping a biodegradable glass material which may be lithium or potassium silicate, lithium or potassium aluminosilicate, lithium or
5037431 Surgical liquid lance apparatus August 6, 1991
A hand-held surgical apparatus with supporting equipment comprising a mechanism for producing a pressurized jet of fluid which is sufficiently energetic to fragment diseased human and animal tissue without damaging adjacent healthy tissue. Preferably the apparatus includes a jet of fluid
5011797 Composition and method for radiation synovectomy of arthritic joints April 30, 1991
Radioactive microspheres for radiation synovectomy of arthritic joints in a mammal comprises a biodegradable glass material and a beta radiation emitting radioisotope chemically dissolved in and distributed substantially uniformly throughout the glass material. The biodegradable glas
5011677 Radioactive glass microspheres April 30, 1991
A radioactive microsphere for radiation therapy of a mammal comprising a biologically compatible glass material containing a beta or gamma emitting radioisotope distributed substantially uniformly throughout the glass. Advantageously, the radioisotope is produced by irradiation of the
5001233 Synthesis of hydroxylamines using dioxiranes March 19, 1991
The subject invention relates to a method of synthesizing hydroxylamines from secondary amines. This method uses a dioxirane compound such as dimethyldioxirane (DMD, which is relatively stable and simple to synthesize), as the oxidizing agent. The reaction proceeds as follows: ##STR1
4990785 Radiation imaging apparatus and methods February 5, 1991
Radiation imaging apparatus includes first and second bodies of material capable of producing scintillations in response to bombardment by ionizing radiation, each scintillation producing body having a surface bordered in part by an edge, the edge of the first body adjacent the edge of t
4954017 Expansion bolt and mine roof reinforcement September 4, 1990
An expansion bolt, adapted to be anchored in a hole, having a hollow shank portion adapted to hold a pressurizing fluid and to expand girthwise on pressurization of the fluid, and further having a threaded portion adapted on insertion of the shank portion in the hole to extend out of the
4946317 Coal log pipeline system and method of operation August 7, 1990
A method and apparatus for fabricating coal logs from crushed coal available at a mining site and for transporting coal logs through a pipeline to a combustion site for further coal processing and burning. The pipeline is operated to maintain the hydraulic carrier fluid flowing throu
4940550 Multi-step process for concentrating magnetic particles in waste sludges July 10, 1990
This invention involves a multi-step, multi-force process for dewatering sludges which have high concentrations of magnetic particles, such as waste sludges generated during steelmaking. This series of processing steps involves (1) mixing a chemical flocculating agent with the sludge;
4921723 Process for applying a composite insulative coating to a substrate May 1, 1990
A process for applying an adherent electrically insulative moisture-resistant composite coating to a substrate. A thin, adherent, highly cross-linked, substantially liquid moisture-impervious primer coating is provided on the substrate by glow discharge polymerization of a low molecu
4889707 Composition and method for radiation synovectomy of arthritic joints December 26, 1989
Radioactive microspheres for radiation synovectomy of arithmetic joints in a mammal comprise a biodegradable glass material and a beta radiation emitting radioisotope chemically dissolved in and distributed substantially uniformly throughout the glass material. The biodegradable glas
4874524 Separation of adsorbed components by variable temperature desorption October 17, 1989
An adsorption-desorption process for separation of a component from a feed mixture of components wherein at least two components of the feed mixture are adsorbed by an adsorbent material during the adsorption step of the adsorption-desorption process and the adsorbent material has a grea
4873632 Apparatus and methods for scatter reduction in radiation imaging October 10, 1989
The apparatus reduces scatter in radiation imaging and may be used with a detector of ionizing radiation that is partly unscattered and partly Compton scattered. The detector produces an energy signal representing values of energy of the radiation and produces coordinate position inf
4859431 Rhenium generator system and its preparation and use August 22, 1989
A process for preparing a tungsten-188/rhenium-188 generator having a tungstate matrix containing W-188 produced by irradiating tungsten-186 in the tungstate compound. High activity, carrier-free rhenium-188 may be obtained by elution. Substrates for further purifying the rhenium-188
4830917 Production of microporous finely divided matrix material with nuclear tracks from an isotropic s May 16, 1989
A process is disclosed for the production of finely divided matrix material having substantially uniform porosity about the surface thereof with nuclear tracks from an isotropic source. Selected products of the process have only surface porosity or pores which pass completely through the
4789501 Glass microspheres December 6, 1988
A radioactive microsphere for radiation therapy of a mammal comprising a biologically compatible glass material containing a beta or gamma emitting radioisotope distributed substantially uniformly throughout the glass. Advantageously, the radioisotope is produced by irradiation of the
4762711 Live vaccine for bovine babesiosis August 9, 1988
A live vaccine for bovine babesiosis comprises viable bovine erythrocytes parasitized with a cloned population of Babesia bovis, the clone strain being fast-growing, avirulent, and producing a mild but immunizing infection when administered. The vaccine is free of slow-growing virulent
4755680 Radiation imaging apparatus and methods July 5, 1988
Radiation imaging apparatus includes a substantially tubular body of material capable of producing scintillations in response to bombardment by ionizing radiation and means for converting the scintillations to electrical outputs including a plurality of scintillation sensing units di
4754705 Mechanical stemming construction for blast holes and method of use July 5, 1988
A stemming construction for a blast hole loaded with an explosive charge, comprising a tapering wedge member dispersed in the blast hole outwardly of the explosive charge with its narrower end facing outwardly toward the mouth of the blast hole, and particulate stemming material in the b
4749457 Precipitation of colloidal materials from aqueous systems by electrochemical release of metallic June 7, 1988
A method of precipitating colloidal materials from aqueous systems and a dynamic bimetallic galvanic cell is disclosed, said cell including a metallic electrode which provides a source of flocculating agent and an inert electrode to which the metallic electrode is short circuited. When
4749402 Method and composition for enhancement of mycorrhizal development by foliar fertilization of pla June 7, 1988
A method for enhancing the development of mycorrhizae in the root system of a plant. A quantity of a nutrient mixture is applied to the outside surfaces of the foliage of a plant rooted in a growth medium containing propagules of a fungus capable of mycorrhizal infection of the roots, th
4723715 Disintegration of wood February 9, 1988
Disintegration of wood especially for production of wood pulp for making paper, involving subjecting a body of wood, more particularly a debarked log, to liquid jet action with the energy of the liquid as it impacts on the body such as to effect disintegration of the body into particles.
4719381 Electrical machines and apparatus for rotation around multiple axes January 12, 1988
Electrical machines having a first assembly including first and second windings, both of which windings are approximately equally displaced from an axis. The first winding has conductors which are approximately parallel to the axis over most of their length, and the second winding has
4708647 Periodontal probe instrument November 24, 1987
A periodontal probe instrument for measuring the depth of the gingival sulcus and periodontal pockets. A probe extending from a handle of the instrument includes a transparent portion which is insertable into the periodontal pocket. An optical fiber extends through the probe and may be
4692347 Method of interiorly coating tubing September 8, 1987
A method and apparatus for providing a thin substantially uniform polymeric coating on the inside surface of tubing. Tubing constituted of dielectric material is passed through a glow discharge zone in which the glow discharge is produced by reactance coupling utilizing power provided by
4677080 Rapid particle agglutination test for enterotoxigenic bacteria June 30, 1987
A rapid technique is disclosed for the identification of enteric bacteria which elaborate cholera-related heat-labile enterotoxin antigens which have the ability to cause diarrheal disease in man or animals. The invention includes a sensitized carrier particle for use as a reagent in
4674047 Integrated detonator delay circuits and firing console June 16, 1987
A detonation system for use with supply of electrical energy has user operable firing console for selectably transmitting unit identification information, firing delay time information and selections from a command set including Output, Delay, Fire (Time), Abort, Power Up (Arm), Input,
4661737 Electrical machines with multiple axes of rotation April 28, 1987
Electrical machine including a base member, a rotor and a stator. The base member has a first magnetically permeable body with a first winding arrangement. The rotor has a second magnetically permeable body and is rotatable relative to the base member around first and second axes. The
4652526 Ethanol-producing mutants of Clostridium thermosaccharolyticum March 24, 1987
Several mutant Clostridium thermosaccharolyticum strains, ATCC No. 31907, 31908 and 31909, which are elongated and non-dividing produce ethanol.
4636115 Expansion bolt and mine roof reinforcement therewith January 13, 1987
An expansion bolt, adapted to be anchored in a hole, having a hollow shank portion adapted to hold a pressurizing fluid and to expand girthwise on pressurization of the fluid, and further having a threaded portion adapted on insertion of the shank portion in the hole to extend out of the
4469794 Silylation of inorganic oxy-anions September 4, 1984
An improved method for analyzing inorganic oxy-anions by silylation with silylating agents of the formulae: ##STR1## wherein R is lower alkyl, Y is hydrogen, lower alkyl or perfluoroloweralkyl and Y.sub.1 is hydrogen or lower alkyl.
4467037 Silylation of amino acids August 21, 1984
An improved method for analyzing amino acids by silylation with silylating agents of the formulae: ##STR1## wherein R is lower alkyl, Y is hydrogen, lower alkyl or perfluoroloweralkyl and Y.sub.1 is hydrogen or lower alkyl.
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