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Vapotherm(R) Announces Validation of U.S. Patent

... REINFORCES LEADERSHIP ROLE WITH PATENT FOR apparatus AND METHOD FOR RESPIRATORY TRACT THERAPY ... patent rights have been validated for an apparatus used in the delivery tube technology for ... the recently introduced Precision Flow(TM), the apparatus allows Vapotherm to maintain the conditioned ...

Novel gene found for dilated cardiomyopathy

... American College of Cardiology , which goes online July 13. "Our study indicates that variants in ANKRD1 result in dysfunction of the contraction apparatus and signaling machinery of the heart the method by which cells communicate to influence heart function," says Jeffrey Towbin, M.D., co-director of ...

Avon Protection Systems Receives NIOSH Approval for ST53 SCBA System

... responders and emergency services. Avon Rubber p.l.c. purchased ISI, which designs, develops and manufactures a range of self-contained breathing apparatus for fire, rescue and law enforcement, as well as military applications, in June 2005. Avon Rubber p.l.c. also owns Avon Engineered Fabrications ...

Technical Note: E-PAGE(TM) 48- and 96-Well Gels on the Odyssey(R) Infrared Imaging System

... to 96 different proteins samples can be electrophoresed and transferred to a membrane in as little as 40 minutes. Alternatively, a semi-dry transfer apparatus may be used for E-PAGE gel transfer, such as the Trans-Blot(R) Semi-Dry Electrophoretic Transfer Cell (Bio-Rad Laboratories, Hercules, CA). ...

Beaumont Doctor's Invention Improves Cataract Surgery Outcomes

... and complications that can occur in such a common procedure." Dr. Page has offices in Troy and Birmingham, Michigan. Other techniques with various apparatus do exist, such as the use of a net or levitation using the tip of a probe. They are not ideal for various reasons. A net can block the needed removal ...

Bioheart, Inc. Announces Results of Annual Meeting

... studies in Switzerland and is working with the FDA on obtaining an IND for clinical trials in the U.S. -- Bioheart TGI-1200(TM) System, a bedside apparatus for preparing stem cells and endothelial progenitor cells from adipose tissue is advancing closer to commercial approval. Commercialization approval ...

Investment Firm Allied Minds to Commercialize New Frozen Aliquotter Technology with Two Local Major Universities.

... to freeze-thaw cycles that can damage the biological integrity of the samples. The patent pending CryoXtract technology uses a hollow core drilling apparatus to extract a frozen core under cryogenic conditions that preserve sample integrity. This technology also allows the aliquot sample to be obtained in ...

Advance Nanotech's Owlstone Subsidiary Selected as One of Four Finalists in The 2008 Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Awards Competition

... Owlstone has successfully developed a silicon chip that can detect chemicals in the ambient air. What once required a large enclosure and connected apparatus due to the sheer size of conventional sensors has been reduced down to a dime sized silicon chip that can detect a wide variety of chemicals in real ...

Engineers harness cell phone technology for use in medical imaging

... to the cell phone, where it can be viewed on the cell phone's screen. "This design significantly lowers the cost of medical imaging because the apparatus at the patient site is greatly simplified, and there is no need for personnel highly trained in imaging processing," said Ivorra, the post-doctoral ...

Researchers develop method for transmitting medical images via cell phones

... currently in use in the world are in developing countries.) Rubinsky stresses the key economic benefits of this new method: By simplifying the apparatus at the patient site, it reduces the cost of medical imaging devices in general. It also removes the need for advanced imaging training of the ...

Cardiac Science Unveils Major Brand Change; Strategy to Lift Brand Awareness

... Their products -- their treadmills, stress systems, ECG devices, connectivity, computer telemetry, printing mechanisms, and more -- the whole apparatus works well together," said Dr. Diana Westerfield, D.O., chief of staff, Barnes-Jewish St. Peter's Hospital in St. Peter's, MO, and member of the ...

Credit-card-sized platform for volatile compound analysis CAREER project goal

... less power than conventional instruments. Once perfected, the GC Matrix could be used in a number of industrial and scientific applications. The apparatus also could be effective in saving lives during crises. Emergency workers, for instance, could easily carry GC Matrix instruments into areas ...

Fiber-based nanotechnology in clothing could harvest energy from physical movement

... higher power output. Wang and collaborators Xudong Wang and Yong Qin have made more than 200 of the fiber nanogenerators. Each is tested on an apparatus that uses a spring and wheel to move one fiber against the other. The fibers are rubbed together for up to 30 minutes to test their durability and ...

Remarkable new clothing may someday power your iPod

... higher power output." Wang and collaborators Xudong Wang and Yong Qin have made more than 200 of the fiber nanogenerators. Each is tested on an apparatus that uses a spring and wheel to move one fiber against the other. The fibers are rubbed together for up to 30 minutes to test their durability and ...

MIT: Thermoelectric materials are 1 key to energy savings

... in creating efficient thermoelectric materials is that they need to be very good at conducting electricity, but not heat. That way, one end of the apparatus can get hot while the other remains cold, instead of the material quickly equalizing the temperature. In most materials, electrical and thermal ...

Imaging Diagnostic Systems Expands Key Patent Coverage

... Systems, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: IMDS) a pioneer in laser optical breast cancer imaging systems, announced that a patent, "Laser Imaging apparatus Using Biomedical Markers That Bind to Cancer Cells" was issued to IMDS by the Chinese government. (Photo: ...

Nanowire generates power by harvesting energy from the environment

... nanowire, said Min-Feng Yu, a professor of mechanical science and engineering, and a researcher at the universitys Beckman Institute. The new testing apparatus makes possible other difficult, but important, measurements, as well. Yu and graduate students Zhaoyu Wang, Jie Hu, Abhijit Suryavanshi and Kyungsuk ...

Microchip Biotechnologies, Inc. Secures Exclusive License to Use New University of Alberta Technology for Developing Microfluidic Devices

... products for laboratory and field based applications." California-based MBI will use the technology patented by TEC Edmonton officially called an apparatus and Method for Trapping Bead Based Reagents within Microfluidic Analysis Systems (US Patent 6,432,290). A team led by Dr. Jed Harrison, Professor and ...

Using the SpectraMax Plus for USP Dissolution Calibration (MaxLine Application Note #27)

... Calibration of a dissolution apparatus is necessary to produce accurate results for ... USP requirements for calibration are given in the apparatus Suitability Test in USP Dissolution. 1 Each individual apparatus (i.e. spindle or basket) must be tested with ...

Whole Gel Eluter Purification of a Functional Multiprotein DNA Replication Complex, Rev A

... comb using the Mini-PROTEAN II gel apparatus (Bio-Rad). Sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS) ... Whole Gel Eluter, this laboratory feels that the apparatus has greatly facilitated the isolation ... and we have now incorporated the use of the apparatus as part of our standard synthesome ...

Laser Capture Microdissection (LCM) and Expression Profiling of Long-Range Projection Neurons

... I. STEREOTAXIC INJECTION OF TRACERS ◊ Stereotaxic apparatus for the animal subject (varies depending on species used; e.g. David Kopf ... (Drummond Wiretrol, 1-5 uL Cat. #5-000-1001) ◊ Microinjection apparatus (Narishige PE-2) II. FREEZING BRAIN AND CRYOSECTIONING ...

Transgenic Zebrafish by Electroporation

... and time consuming. We have used the Bio-Rad Gene Pulser apparatus to generate transgenic fish by electroporation. To establish ... three times using the 0.25 F capacitor of the Gene Pulser apparatus (Bio-Rad). The pulse field strength is 125 V/cm, and each time ...

Electroporation of Yeast Artificial Chromosomes

... 1-5 l of DNA (0.1 g) just before electroporation. A Gene Pulser apparatus connected to the Pulse Controller accessory was used to pulse ... enter the cell. Lower voltage experiments with the Gene Pulser apparatus (which generates an exponential decay pulse) have a less ...

Electroporation of Primary Bone Marrow Cells

... marrow cells using electroporation. We have used the Gene Pulser apparatus to electro-transfect either a murine MHC class II gene, A B b ... DNA. We have also used the Gene Pulser apparatus to stably transfect adherent 929 cells with the dhfr gene in ...

CastAway Precast Gels for Rapid Automated DNA Sequence Analysis

... less than 30 minutes ( Figure 1 ). The gel apparatus and precast gel are easily assembled in four steps (Figure 1). ... and the gel assembly is complete. Finally, install the gel apparatus on the LI-COR instrument and carry out a 20 minute ...

Oshkoshs Pierce Security Vehicle Ranked in top 100 Technological Innovations for 2003

... and the police department of Honolulu. Pierce Manufacturing Inc., a subsidiary of Oshkosh Truck Corporation is a manufacturer of custom fire apparatus and homeland security vehicles in North America. Among the company's other homeland security vehicles are specialized HAZMAT and bomb response units, ...

LEDS Bring Relief to Young Cancer Patients

... technology for plant growth in space, is continuing to show promise as a treatment to aid healing of bone marrow transplant patients. Use of the LED apparatus has advanced to the second phase of clinical trials in U.S. and foreign hospitals. Results from the first round of tests were encouraging, prompting ...

Intellectual Property: Are you an infringer?

... the United States or imports into the United States a component of a patented machine, manufacture, combination or composition, or a material or apparatus for use in practicing a patented process, constituting a material part of the invention, knowing the same to be especially made or especially adapted ...

A technique for increasing yields in bioreactors and disposable cell-culture systems

... autoclavable and, unlike microcarrier beads, do not fracture or lose their integrity through use. CELL BIOLOGY CELL CULTURE apparatus A new labor-saving, disposable culture device An inexpensive new ...

Practical Applications of HyperDSC in a Pharmaceutical Laboratory

... a selected temperature setting, even at a rate as high as 500 C/min. Thus, for an experiment beginning at -65 C and carried out at 200 C/min, the apparatus reaches equilibrium at about 30 C, the temperature from which any transition can be measured. By comparison, a classical heat-flux DSC can take 30 to ...

Detection of Apolipoprotein Gene Variants by DGGE Using the DCode System

... the digests were loaded onto 7.5% acrylamide (38.5:1) DGGE gels at hourly intervals. These travel gels were run in the DCode system apparatus at a constant temperature of 56 C and 200 V for a total of 5 hours to determine the optimal running time. This was found to be ...

Transformation of Filamentous Fungi by High-Voltage Electroporation

... voltage pulses were delivered to 400 l samples in 0.2 cm electrode gap cuvettes (Bio-Rad Laboratories) by using a Gene Pulser apparatus with the Pulse Controller (Bio-Rad Laboratories). Following delivery of the electrical pulse, OSC were mixed with 1.0 ml of ...

Detection of Reporter Gene Activity in Cell Cultures and Murine Epidermis After Helios Gene Gun-Mediated Particle Bombardment

... period. Here we present data to demonstrate a fast and easy method for transformation of living cells using the Helios gene gun apparatus and the detection of repoter gene activity after particle bombardment under in vitro and in vivo conditions. ...

Electrophoretic Karyotypes of Wine Strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae

... 2794 (triploid) are wildtype heterothallic laboratory strains. Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis The electrophoretic apparatus (CHEF-DR II cell, Bio-Rad Laboratories) has been described. 6 Standard conditions were a 30- hour run (23 hours with a 60 ...

High Electrotransformation Efficiencies Obtained With DNA From Ligation Mixtures

... One l aliquots of the sample DNA were mixed with 40 l of JS5 Electro-Competent E. coli cells. The E. coli Pulser apparatus (Bio-Rad) was set to a voltage of 1.80 kV, and chilled 0.1 cm electrode gap cuvettes were used. Time constants of 4.7 - 4.8 ...

Electrotransformation of E. coli With M13 DNA

... quantities of DNA in water (see Discussion section) were added in 1 l total volume. Mixtures were pulsed with the Gene Pulser apparatus and Pulse Controller at various voltages with 25 F and 200 Ω in chilled 0.1 cm electroporation cuvettes (Bio-Rad); ...

Efficient Cloning and Electro-transformation of Large Eukaryotic DNA Fragments

... added, and transferred to ice-cold 0.2 cm gap Bio-Rad electroporation cuvettes. A single pulse was delivered (Gene Pulser II apparatus used with the Pulse Controller II) at 25 F, 2.50 kV and 200 ohms (time constant=4.54.7 msec). Cells were immediately ...

Identification of Disease Causing Mutations in Phenylketonuria by Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis Using the DCode System

... was run at 60 C in TAE (40 mM Tris-acetate, 1 mM EDTA, pH 8.0). Electrophoresis conditions were 130 V for 6 hours on the DCode apparatus (Bio-Rad). Gels were stained in 1 g/ml ethidium bromide and visualized by UV transillumination. The point mutations were confirmed ...

Isolation of Low Molecular Weight Digestion Products of the Human Platelet Thromboxane A2 Receptor, Rev A

... pH 8.25) in the upper chamber, and anode buffer (200 mM Tris-base, pH to 8.9 with HCl) in the lower and elution chambers. The apparatus was operated at 4 watts constant power until the dye front migrated to the bottom of the tube gel. At this time, the tube gel ...
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