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    • Solvent depression of transition temperature to selectively stimulate actuation of shape memory polymer foams 

      Boyle, Anthony J.; Hearon, Keith; Maitland, Duncah J.; Nash, Landon D.; Wilson, Thomas S. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-02-04)
      An embodiment of the invention is a shape memory polymer (SMP) foam designed to recover its original shape through exposure to a solvent. Thermo-responsive SMPs are polymers designed to maintain a programmed secondary shape ...
    • Biocompatible biomedical occlusion device 

      Wierzbicki, Mark A.; Maitland, Duncan; Miller, Matthew W.; Muschenborn, Andrea D.; Nash, Landon; Szafron, Jason M.; Landsman, Todd (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-02-11)
      A device for a tissue channel includes a device frame, a shape memory polymer foam segment coupled to the device frame, and an attachment structure coupled to the device frame. The device frame includes a proximal structure, ...
    • Compositions and methods for drug sensitization of parasites 

      Reddy, Manchi C. M.; Sacchettini, James C.; Zhou, Nian E.; McClutchen, Billy F. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-01-28)
      Compositions and methods for inhibiting and/or sensitizing or re-sensitizing a parasite to an antiparasitic drug are provided. The compositions can comprise a an arylphenoxypropionate derivative, an aryloxyphenoxyacetate ...
    • Zoysiagrass named 'KSUZ 0802'™ 

      Chandra, Ambika; Engelke, Milton C.; Genovesi, Anthony D.; Fry, Jack (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-02-18)
      The new and distinct zoysiagrass variety described herein is a Z. matrella x Z. japonica F1 hybrid named 'KSUZ 0802'™. 'KSUZ 0802'™ can be distinguished by its superior turf quality, fine-textured leaves, increased resistance ...
    • Medical devices coated with shape memory polymer foams 

      Muschalek, Rachael; Hearon, Keith; Nash, Landon D.; Maitland, Duncan J. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-02-18)
      An embodiment includes a system comprising: a substrate of a medical device; an un-foamed polyurethane coating directly contacting the substrate and fixedly attached to the substrate; a thermoset polyurethane shape memory ...
    • Systems and methods for tailoring coefficients of thermal expansion between extreme positive and extreme negative values 

      Monroe, James A.; Karaman, Ibrahim; Arroyave, Raymundo (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-02-11)
      Systems and methods disclosed herein relate to the manufacture of metallic material with a thermal expansion coefficient in a predetermined range, comprising: deforming, a metallic material comprising a first phase and a ...
    • Recombinant turkey herpesvirus vaccines and uses thereof 

      Reddy, Sanjay M.; Lupiani, Blanca M. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-01-21)
      The present disclosure provides a recombinant viral vector comprising at least one transgene inserted into a Marek's disease viral genome for treatment of diseases in poultry. Also provided are immunogenic compositions ...
    • Method and system for stability determination of asphaltenes utilizing dielectric constant measurements 

      Hascakir, Berna; Punase, Abhishek (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-05-12)
      A method of determining if unstable asphaltenes are present in a crude oil sample includes obtaining a crude oil sample and performing a fractional analysis of the crude oil sample. In one embodiment, the method further ...
    • Methods for the treatment of depression and anxiety by a melanocortin 5 receptor antagonist, PG-20N 

      Hruby, Victor J.; Cai, Minying; Morgan, Caurnel (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-05-19)
      Compositions and methods for treating a depressive disorder or an anxiety disorder in a subject in need of such treatment are described. A therapeutically effective amount of a composition comprising compound PG-20N in a ...
    • Hibiscus plant named '15719 GRW' 

      Malinowski, Dariusz P.; Pinchak, Willam E.; Brown, Steve R. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-05-12)
      '15719 GRW' is a new and distinct hardy herbaceous Hibiscus hybrid with novel characteristics that include upright branched stems, numerous, outward-facing, very light purplish-blue flowers, which can intensify to very ...
    • Mechanical reticulation of polymeric-based closed cell foams 

      Rodriguez, Jennifer N.; Maitland, Duncan J.; Wilson, Thomas S. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-05-12)
      Polymeric based closed cell foams, such as shape memory polymer foams, contain bubbles. Making these bubbles continuous is called reticulation. Disclosed are embodiments of a device and method to controllably reticulate ...
    • Pathogen resistant citrus compositions, organisms, systems, and methods 

      Mirkov, T. Erik; Mandadi, Kranthi Kiran (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-05-05)
      The present disclosure relates, according to some embodiments, to pathogen resistant citrus compositions, organisms, systems, and methods. For example, a composition may comprise a peptide (e.g., a defensin peptide) and/or ...
    • Methods to enhance separation performance of metal-organic framework membranes 

      Jeong, Hae-Kwon; Kwon, Hyuk Taek (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-05-05)
      A method produces a metal-organic framework on a surface of another metal-organic framework. One embodiment comprises contacting the first metal-organic framework with a ligand and solvent solution; wherein the first ...
    • Hibiscus plant named '15011 GR' 

      Malinowski, Dariusz P.; Pinchak, Willam E.; Brown, Steve R. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-05-05)
      '15011 GR' is a new and distinct hardy herbaceous Hibiscus hybrid with novel characteristics that include upright branched stems, numerous, outward-facing, near white, lighter than yellowish white flowers with a light ...
    • Grapefruit tree named 'TR-1' 

      Louzada, Eliezer Silva; Sonia Del, Rio Hilda (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-04-28)
      The new grapefruit 'TR-1' is provided. The variety is produced from a mutation of 'Rio Red' grapefruit, which can be distinguished by its outstanding features. TR-1 is a red grapefruit variety originated as a budsport ...
    • Hibiscus plant named '15516 GR' 

      Malinowski, Dariusz P.; Pinchak, Willam E.; Brown, Steve R. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-05-05)
      '15516 GR' is a new and distinct hardy herbaceous Hibiscus hybrid with novel characteristics that include upright branched stems, numerous, outward-facing, flowers that are between dark red and dark purplish red with a ...
    • Active pedestrian warning system for rail and bus transit routes 

      Voigt, Anthony P.; Vickich, Michael J.; Montoya, Micah D.; Fontaine, Terence H.; Cochran, Lauren K. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-01-14)
      A system includes a transmitter coupled to a vehicle and a client system. The transmitter broadcasts a wireless signal. The client system includes a receiver that receives the wireless signal from the transmitter. The ...
    • Processes and products for enhanced biological product 

      Yuan, Shuhua; Wang, Xin (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-03-31)
      The invention relates to genetic constructs encoding a compartmenting peptide, wherein expression of the compartmenting peptide leads to formation of a droplet body comprising a targeted biological product, and to vectors ...
    • Hibiscusplant named '15334-1 GR' 

      Malinowski, Dariusz P.; Pinchak, Willam E.; Brown, Steve R. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-04-28)
      '15334-1 GR' is a new and distinct hardy herbaceous Hibiscus hybrid with novel characteristics that include upright branched stems, numerous, outward-facing, flowers with a background between strong red and deep purplish ...
    • Method and system for stability determination of asphaltenes utilizing dielectric constant measurements 

      Hascakir, Berna; Punase, Abhishek (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-04-14)
      A method of determining asphaltene stability within a crude oil sample that includes obtaining a crude oil sample and performing a fractional analysis of the crude oil sample. The method further includes measuring, via a ...