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    • Aluminum metal organic framework materials 

      Zhou, Hong-cai; Feng, Dawei; Wang, Kecheng (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2015-08-11)
      The invention relates to monocrystalline single crystals of metal-organic framework materials comprising at least one aluminum metal ion, processes for preparing the same, methods for employing the same, and the use thereof. ...
    • Cargo inspection system 

      Roop, Stephen S. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2015-11-03)
      According to one embodiment, a cargo inspection method includes transporting a first guideway vehicle over a guideway from a first inspection station to a second inspection station. A first non-intrusive scanning mechanism ...
    • Ceramic-ceramic composites and process therefor, nuclear fuels formed thereby, and nuclear reactor systems and processes operated therewith 

      Solomon, Alvin A.; Kuchibhotla, Huthavahana S.; Revankar, Shripad T.; Mcdeavitt, Sean Marshall; Ragusa, Jean Concetto (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 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 ...
    • Co-polymer soil subgrade binders 

      Hanley, Howard J. M.; Masad, Eyad A.; Iyengar, Srinath R.; Rodriguez, Ana K.; Bazzi, Hassan S. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2016-09-13)
      This invention is in the field of road construction as it relates to improving the quality and lifetime of asphalt roads and pavement surfaces. The invention relates to methods and compositions utilizing co-polymers in ...
    • Compositions and methods for drug-sensitization or inhibition of a cancer cell 

      Sacchettini, James; Zhou, Niam; Baker, Dwight; Maxwell, Steven A.; Wallis, Deeann (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2015-09-15)
      The disclosure provides rifamycin and rifamycin derivative compositions, including rifabutin and rifabutin derivative compositions able to cause drug-sensitization in a cancer cell or inhibition of a cancer cell. The ...
    • Compositions and methods for drug-sensitization or inhibition of a cancer cell 

      Sacchettini, James; Zhou, Niam; Baker, Dwight; Maxwell, Steven A.; Wallis, Deeann (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2017-01-10)
      The disclosure provides rifamycin and rifamycin derivative compositions, including rifabutin and rifabutin derivative compositions able to cause drug-sensitization in a cancer cell or inhibition of a cancer cell. The ...
    • Compositions and methods for the delivery of molecules into live cells 

      Pellois, Jean-philippe (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2017-05-30)
      The present disclosure provides methods and compositions related to the cytosolic delivery of proteins and cell-impermeable small molecules into live cells using an endosomolytic dimer of cell-penetrating peptide TAT.
    • Compositions and methods of enhancing immune responses 

      Bottje, Walter; Hargis, Billy; Berghman, Luc; Kwon, Young Min; Cole, Kimberly; Cox, Mandy; Layton, Sherryll (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2016-01-05)
      Provided herein are Salmonella enteritidis 13A strains and compositions comprising these strains. Also provided are methods of enhancing an immune response against Influenza A and methods of reducing morbidity associated ...
    • Compositions and methods of enhancing immune responses to Eimeria or limiting Eimeria infection 

      Barta, John R.; Berghman, Luc; Shivaramaiah, Srichaitanya; Faulkner, Olivia B.; Bielke, Lisa; Hargis, Billy (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2017-03-28)
      Vaccine vectors and methods of using the vaccine vectors to enhance the immune response to an Apicomplexan parasite and reduce the morbidity or morality associated with subsequent infection are provided herein. The vaccine ...
    • Compositions and methods of enhancing immune responses to flagellated bacterium 

      Bottje, Walter; Hargis, Billy; Berghman, Luc; Kwon, Young Min; Cole, Kimberly; Cox, Mandy; Layton, Sherryll (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2015-09-08)
      Vaccines comprising fliC and CD 154 polypeptides and Salmonella enteritidis vaccine vectors comprising fliC polypeptides are provided. Also provided arc methods of enhancing an immune response against flagellated bacteria ...
    • Compositions of mesenchymal stem cells to regenerate bone 

      Gregory, Carl A.; Prockop, Darwin J. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2016-12-06)
      The present invention encompasses an osteogenic composition comprising mesenchymal stem cells pre-cultured in the presence of an agent that accelerates canonical Wnt signaling therein. Also, provided are osteogenic ...
    • Controlled release vaccines and methods for treating Brucella diseases and disorders 

      Ficht, Thomas A.; Ficht, Allison R.; Tsolis, Renee; Adams, Leslie Garry (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2016-02-02)
      Methods and compositions for the treatment of Brucella induced diseases and disorders are disclosed herein. In preferred embodiments, the invention relates to vaccines. In additional embodiments, the invention relates to ...
    • Cotton PHYA1 RNAi improves fiber quality, root elongation, flowering, maturity and yield potential in Gossypium hirsutum L 

      Abdurakhmonov, Ibrokhim Y.; Buriev, Zabardast T.; Abdukarimov, Abdusattor; Saha, Sukumar; Jenkins, Johnie N.; Pepper, Alan E. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2017-05-30)
      Improvement of fiber quality of Upland cultivars (Gossypium hirsutum), while maintaining early maturity and productivity, is a fundamental problem in conventional cotton breeding. Phytochromes play a fundamental role in ...
    • Deoxygenation of biomass derived oxygenates to hydrocarbons via direct methane intervention 

      Fernando, Sandun; Gunawardena, Duminda Anuradh (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2017-02-28)
      The application describes a process where methane or any short chained hydrocarbon could be catalytically coupled with an oxygenate (preferably derived from thermal processing of biomass) to dehydrate and produce a ...
    • Deployment methods and mechanisms for minimally invasive implantation of heart contacting cardiac devices 

      Criscione, John C.; Harrison, Lewis D.; Moreno, Michael R.; Bolch, Christina M.; Robbins, Dennis I.; Biswas, Saurabh (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2016-12-06)
      The present invention provides methods, systems, kits, and devices that aid in the positioning of a direct cardiac compression device about the heart.
    • Device and method for treatment of openings in vascular and septal walls 

      Singhal, Pooja; Wilson, Thomas S.; Cosgriff-hernandez, Elizabeth; Maitland, Duncan J. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2017-06-06)
      A device, system and method for treatment of an opening in vascular and/or septal walls including patent foramen ovale. The device has wings/stops on either end, an axis core covered in a shape memory foam and is deliverable ...
    • Diastolic recoil method and device for treatment of cardiac pathologies 

      Criscione, John C.; Biswas, Saurabh; Moreno, Michael R.; Harrison, Lewis D.; Robbins, Dennis I. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2017-05-09)
      The present invention provides methods and direct cardiac contact device to improve the diastole phase and the systolic phase of a heart and includes a biocompatible film pneumatic locked to the heart to aid in heart ...
    • Encryption key distribution system and method 

      Gonzalez, Elias Eliceo; Kish, Laszlo B.; Balog, Robert S. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2016-02-23)
      Systems and methods for the secure distribution of encryption keys in a network are provided. A Kirchhoff-Law-Johnson-(like)-Noise (KLJN) secure key exchange protocol can be utilized in a network where keys are exchanged ...
    • Engineering the production of a conformational variant of occidiofungin that has enhanced inhibitory activity against fungal species 

      Smith, James Leif; Ravichandran, Akshaya; Lu, Shien; Gu, Ganyu (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2017-04-18)
      Occidiofungin is a cyclic nonribosomally synthesized antifungal peptide with submicromolar activity. This invention is directed to compositions enriched for particular occidiofungin diastereomers/conformers, methods of ...
    • Ets2 and Mesp1 generate cardiac progenitors from fibroblasts 

      Schwartz, Robert J.; Potaman, Vladimir N.; Islas, Jose Francisco (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2015-08-18)
      A method for modulating cell differentiation capabilities using heterologous gene expression. Some embodiments of the invention relate to a method for inducing a cardiac progenitor cell by delivering a reprogramming factor ...