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    • Method of regulating appetite and efficiency of food utilization employing interferon 

      Cummins, Joseph M. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1985-02-05)
      The appetite of a warm-blooded vertebrate can be regulated by administering to the vertebrate a biological active fraction of interferon in an amount effective to modulate the vertebrate's food intake or efficiency in ...
    • Composition of matter and method of use for nitrogen fertilization 

      Fenn, Lloyd B. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1985-02-19)
      A method is provided for reducing ammonia volatilization loss from ammoniated fertilizers and urea-containing fertilizers which have been applied to the surface of the soil. The fertilizer is applied in the presence of a ...
    • Photo-assisted electrolysis cell with p-silicon and n-silicon electrodes 

      Bockris, John O.; Szklarczyk, Marek; Contractor, Aliasgar Q. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1985-02-26)
      The photoelectrolysis of water by solar radiation to produce hydrogen and oxygen is achieved using semiconductor electrodes. The cell comprises a p-silicon wafer treated with catalyst as photocathode and metal doped n-silicon ...
    • Method of making sodium zirconium silico-phosphates 

      Clearfield, Abraham; Jerus, Paul (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1985-04-23)
      Homogeneous sodium zirconium silico-phosphates having the formula Na1+x+4y Zr2-y (SiO4)x (PO4)3-xwhere x is from 1 to 2.8 and y is between 0 and about 0.5, are prepared by heating a zirconium phosphate with an aqueous, ...
    • Ophthalmic compositions and their use for treating elevated intraocular pressure and glaucoma 

      Chiou, George C. Y.; Liu, Hsin-kuang (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1985-06-04)
      Antiglaucoma compositions that contain enriched R-(+)-1-tert-butylamino-3-[(4-morpholino-1,2,5-thiadiazol-3-yl)oxy]-2-prop anol compared to the S-(-)-isomer and the ophthalmologically acceptable acid addition salts thereof ...
    • Optical joystick 

      Fincher, Jeffrey L. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1985-08-06)
      Disclosed is a joystick apparatus for effecting a plurality of variable voltage changes using one or more partial spheres concentrically mounted on the joystick shaft having longitudinally or latitudinally variable, ...
    • Method of producing low-gossypol cottonseed protein material 

      Rhee, Khee C.; Lusas E. W. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1985-10-08)
      There is disclosed a method of producing a substantially gossypol-free protein food product by boiling a press-cake or solvent extracted gossypol-containing cottonseed metal in the presence of a hydrochloric acid solution. ...
    • Method and ophthalmic composition for treating ocular hypertension and glaucoma with butyrophenones 

      Chiou, George C. Y. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1986-01-21)
      Aqueous humor formation and intraocular pressure in mammals having ocular hypertension or glaucoma may be reduced by topically administering to a hypertensive eye an ophthalmologically acceptable amount of a dopamine ...
    • Process for producing a cloned luciferase-synthesizing microorganism 

      Baldwin, Thomas O. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1986-04-08)
      A process for producing a cloned luciferase-synthesizing microorganism, capable of the expression of bioluminescence, is disclosed. The process involves isolation and digestion of the genomic DNA of an appropriate ...
    • Immunoassays with luciferase labeled ligands or receptors 

      Baldwin, Thomas O.; Holzman, Thomas F.; Satoh, Paul S.; Yein, Frederick S. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1986-09-30)
      Immunoassays which utilize an enzyme linked ligand or receptor wherein the enzyme is bacterial luciferase; mercantile kit useful in performing said immunoassay; and compounds utilized in performing said assay.
    • Process for recovery of protein from agricultural commodities prior to alcohol production 

      Lawhon, James T. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1986-11-25)
      A process is provided for recovering food grade protein from agricultural commodities such as corn, for example, prior to alcohol production. The process involves extracting the protein with an alkali or alkali/alcohol ...
    • Method of producing sterile and concentrated juices with improved flavor and reduced acid 

      Lawhon, James T.; Lusas, Edmund W. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1987-02-17)
      Ultrafiltration is employed to preferentially pass an ultrafiltration (UF) permeate containing flavor and aroma components while retaining spoilage microorganisms in a UF retentate. The UF retentate is then treated to ...
    • Process for removing undesirable constituents from wheat gluten products 

      Lawhon, James T. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1987-02-24)
      Wheat gluten products may be processed to remove their components which cause undesirable flavors and color. The processing can include extraction with an aqueous solution of alcohol, alkali, or mixtures thereof, and can ...
    • Process for removing flatulence-causing sugars from bean products 

      Lawhon, James T.; Lusas, Edmund W. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1987-02-24)
      Flatulence-causing sugars can be removed from beans that contain such sugars through ultrafiltration. An ultrafiltration membrane system with a molecular weight cut-off between 30,000 and 100,000 daltons will permit the ...
    • Apparatus for forming compacts from solid particles 

      Relis, Matityahu; Ledbetter, William B. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1987-05-19)
      There is disclosed a method and apparatus for forming compacts from finely divided solid particles or a mixture of fine and coarse particles in a dry, semi-dry or plastic state by the application of ultra-high pressures ...
    • Fiber optic probe for quantification of colorimetric reactions 

      Costello, David (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1987-07-28)
      A fiber optical probe for colorimetric measurement of chemical properties suitable for the insertion into living tissue. A chemical to be colorimetrically measured is introduced into a sample chamber on the side of the ...
    • Methods and compositions for the detection of acquired immune deficiency syndrome 

      Lindner, Luther E.; Wechter, Stephen R. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1987-09-08)
      An immunoreagent useful to diagnose Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is provided. The immunoreagent comprises tracer tagged antibodies which are selectively reactive with lymphoid cells of AIDS infected tissue. ...
    • One-unit photo-activated electrolyzer 

      Murphy, Oliver J.; Bockris, John O. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1988-02-02)
      A photo-activated semiconductor device is adapted to be exposed to light energy. Two physically separated electrocatalysts are placed in electrical contact with the photo-activated semiconductor device. An electrolytic ...
    • Method of making n-silicon electrodes 

      Bockris, John O.; Szklarczyk, Marek; Contractor, Aliasgar Q. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1988-03-29)
      The photoelectrolysis of water by solar radiation to produce hydrogen and oxygen is achieved using semiconductor electrodes. The cell comprises a p-silicon wafer treated with catalyst as photocathode and metal doped n-silicon ...
    • Sensor having piezoelectric crystal for microgravimetric immunoassays 

      Bastiaans, Glenn J. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1988-04-05)
      A sensor and method for performing immunoassays using surface acoustic waves on a piezoelectric crystal is provided. A specific antigen or antibody is bonded to the surface of the piezoelectric crystal and its resonant ...