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    • Ultra low density biodegradable shape memory polymer foams with tunable physical properties 

      Singhal, Pooja; Wilson, Thomas S.; Cosgriff-hernandez, Elizabeth; Maitland, Duncan J. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2017-12-12)
      Compositions and/or structures of degradable shape memory polymers (SMPs) ranging in form from neat/unfoamed to ultra low density materials of down to 0.005 g/cc density. These materials show controllable degradation rate, ...
    • Ultrasonic non-destructive evaluation of thin specimens 

      Kinra, Vikram K. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1994-04-19)
      In the field of non-destructive evaluation of materials, conventional ultrasonic measurement techniques are limited to materials having a thickness which is relatively large compared to the wavelength of the ultrasonic ...
    • Un-manned aerial vehicle having adjustable wing module, tail, and landing gear 

      Valasek, John; May, James Franklin; Beckett, Andrew; Rhodes Jr., Cecil C. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2018-05-01)
      The present invention relates to an aircraft. The aircraft includes a fuselage module for receiving a payload. The fuselage module includes a plurality of internal connections. The aircraft includes a wing module adjustably ...
    • Unipolar drive topology for permanent magnet brushless DC motors and switched reluctance motors 

      Toliyat, Hamid A.; Gopalarathnam, Tilak (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2006-05-23)
      A unipolar drive includes a booster, an energy storage module, and a unipolar inverter. The booster increase a voltage received from a power supply to produce an energy output. The energy storage module store at least some ...
    • Unique nucleotide and amino acid sequence and uses thereof 

      Summers, Max D.; Braunagel, Sharon C.; Hong, Tao (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2000-01-25)
      Provided are hydrophobic targeting sequences, which may serve to target heterologous proteins to a variety of cellular membranes. In particular, the structural components of the nuclear envelope, or those components which ...
    • Unitized MEA assemblies and methods for making same 

      Gaines, Michael G.; King, George R.; Schmitt, Kenneth J. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2006-02-21)
      The present invention comprises a unitized MEA assembly for use in a fuel cell or a fuel cell stack assembly. In the embodiments of the invention, the MEA is made integral to the frame to reduce certain risks and disadvantages ...
    • Use of bacterial beta-lactamase for in vitro diagnostics and in vivo imaging, diagnostics and therapeutics 

      Cirillo, Jeffrey D.; Sacchettini, James C.; Rao, Jianghong; Xie, Hexin (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2015-09-22)
      Provided herein are methods for detecting, quantifying, differentiating, diagnosing and imaging pathogenic bacteria or condition associated therewith using substrates for bacterial enzymes. Fluorescent, luminescent or ...
    • Use of bacterial beta-lactamase for in vitro diagnostics and in vivo imaging, diagnostics and therapeutics 

      Cirillo, Jeffrey D.; Rao, Jianghong (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2016-09-13)
      Provided herein are assays and in vitro methods to determine susceptibility to a drug effective against a pathogenic bacteria, for example, a pathogenic Mycobacteria, that has a beta-lactamase activity. An excitation ...
    • Use of bacterial luciferase structural genes for cloning and monitoring gene expression in microorganisms and for tagging and identification of genetically engineered organisms 

      Legocki, Roman P.; Legocki, Misuk; Szalay, Aladar A.; Baldwin, Thomas O. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1993-06-22)
      A host microorganism is genetically and stably modified by the insertion into any of its non-essential chromosomal location of a non-homologous, recombinant foreign DNA fragment, maintaining an insertion of a luxAB gene ...
    • Use of baculovirus early promoters for expression of foreign genes in stably transformed insect cells 

      Guarino, Linda A.; Jarvis, Donald L. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1991-12-31)
      The present invention provides an alternative strategy for baculovirus-mediated foreign gene expression: the promoters from immediate-early or delayed-early baculovirus viral genes were used to obtain the continuous ...
    • Use of diindolylmethane (DIM) compounds and derivatives as neuroprotective agents 

      Tjalkens, Ronald B.; Safe, Stephen (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2013-11-12)
      Presented herein are diindolylmethane derivative compounds useful for the prevention and or treatment of neurological conditions, including neurological conditions related to neuroinflammation. One such neurological condition ...
    • Use of OB-101 to treat inflammation 

      Chiou, George C. Y. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1994-09-06)
      A novel compound for the treatment and prevention of ocular and other types of inflammation is disclosed. The compound, OB-101, is effective at both the early and late phases of inflammation. The compound is useful for the ...
    • Use of OB-101 to treat ocular inflammation 

      Chiou, George C. Y. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1993-03-16)
      A novel compound for the treatment and prevention of ocular inflammation is disclosed. The compound, OB-101, is effective at both the early and late phases of inflammation. The compound is useful for the treatment of ...
    • Use of OB-104 to treat ocular inflammation 

      Chiou, George C. Y. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1993-03-30)
      A novel compound for the treatment and prevention of ocular inflammation is disclosed. The compound, OB-104, is effective at both the early and late phases of inflammation.
    • Use of perlecan domain V in treating amyloidogenic disease 

      Bix, Gregory J.; Wright, Sarah; Griswold-prenner, Irene (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2016-06-07)
      The application reports that perlecan domain V (DV) or the LG3 domain thereof reduces deposition and toxicity of Aβ peptide, the major component of plaques in Alzheimer's disease. Methods of using DV, LG3 and related ...
    • Use of vitelline protein B as a microencapsulating additive 

      Ficht, Allison R.; Carson, Ken; Sheffield, Cynthia; Waite, John Herbert (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2017-01-31)
      The present invention includes compositions and methods for the use of an encapsulation additive having between about 0.1 to about 30 percent isolated and purified vitelline protein B to provide for mixed and extended ...
    • UV-resistant microbes and UV-blocking microbial extract 

      Cuero, Raul G.; Mckay, David S. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2018-06-05)
      The present disclosure relates to a composition including an extract from an Acidithiobacillus bacteria or a yeast extracted after exposure of the bacteria to UV radiation. The disclosure further relates to a method of ...
    • Vaccine comprising Brucella abortus which has O polysaccharide antigen absent 

      Adams, Leslie Garry; Crawford, Richard P.; Davis, Donald S.; Ficht, Thomas A.; Smith III, Roger; Sowa, Blair A.; Templeton, Joe W.; Williams, John D.; Wu, Albert M. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1998-02-17)
      The present invention is an improved vaccine against Brucella abortus which permits differentiation between vaccinated and field strain infected cattle. The vaccine can be administered in two different forms: (1) cell ...
    • Vaccine vectors and methods of enhancing immune responses 

      Berghman, Luc; Bottje, Walter; Hargis, Billy; Layton, Sherryll (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2018-03-13)
      Provided herein are vaccine vectors including an antigenic polypeptide and an HMGB1 polypeptide present on the surface of the vaccine vector. Compositions comprising the vaccine vectors are also provided and include a ...
    • Vaccine vectors and methods of enhancing immune responses 

      Berghman, Luc; Bottje, Walter; Hargis, Billy; Layton, Sherryll (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2015-02-17)
      Provided herein are vaccine vectors including an antigenic polypeptide and an HMGB1 polypeptide present on the surface of the vaccine vector. Compositions comprising the vaccine vectors are also provided and include a ...