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Discovery of the first selective C5A receptor 2 (C5L2/C5AR2) ligands
(United States. Patent and Trademark Office, 2019-05-07)
A method of selectively modulating the activity of C5a receptor 2 (C5aR2). The method includes exposing the receptor to a compound that selectively modulates C5aR2 compared to C5a receptor 1 (C5aR1). In some cases, the ...
Ion drift-chemical ionization mass spectrometry
(United States. Patent and Trademark Office, 2008-05-20)
A method and apparatus for conducting mass spectrometry. The mass spectrometry may be accomplished by ion drift-chemical ionization mass spectrometry. One embodiment includes a chemical ionization mass spectrometer comprising ...
Ceramic-ceramic composites and process therefor, nuclear fuels formed thereby, and nuclear reactor systems and processes operated therewith
(United States. Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-10-11)
A process of producing ceramic-ceramic composites, including but not limited to nuclear fuels, and composites capable of exhibiting increased thermal conductivities. The process includes milling a first ceramic material ...
System and method for remote monitoring and controlling of facility energy consumption
(United States. Patent and Trademark Office, 2008-04-08)
A method for remote monitoring and controlling of energy consumption of a facility includes receiving energy consumption data associated with the facility at a processor disposed remotely from the facility. The method also ...
PH modulation method to detect ligand-receptor binding
(United States. Patent and Trademark Office, 2014-08-26)
The present disclosure relates to detecting receptor-ligand binding by measuring local pH modulation using a pH-sensitive fluorophore.
Annular seals for non-contact sealing of fluids in turbomachinery
(United States. Patent and Trademark Office, 2014-09-30)
According to one embodiment of the disclosure, an annular seal generally includes a hollow member having two ends and an inner surface. The hollow member has a number of depressions formed in and extending around its inner ...
Arc burst pattern analysis fault detection system
(United States. Patent and Trademark Office, 1997-08-19)
A method and apparatus are provided for detecting an arcing fault on a power line carrying a load current. Parameters indicative of power flow and possible fault events on the line, such as voltage and load current, are ...
Lipoprotein fingerprinting method
(United States. Patent and Trademark Office, 2004-06-22)
Methods are disclosed which separate and identify lipoproteins in biological samples. An ultracentrifuge density gradient is used to separate lipoprotein fractions. The fractions are visualized, resulting in a lipoprotein ...
N-nitroso-N-substituted hydroxylamines as nitric oxide donors
(United States. Patent and Trademark Office, 1997-12-16)
Nitric oxide has proved to mediate many important physiological processes. The nitric oxide donors of the present invention have a NONOate anion linked to an ortho-substituted aryl, a heteroaromatic substituent, asteroid, ...
Apparatus and method for embedding optical fibers in metal
(United States. Patent and Trademark Office, 1994-02-01)
Optical fibers are embedded in metal structures and components by using a pair of stress-relieving tubes at the air-metal interface of the optical fiber.