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A method of and an apparatus for determining the dielectric breakdown chateristics and size of membrane-sheathed particles such as living-organism cells and the apparent size of such particles after breakdown of the membrane, makes use of two measuring orifices traversed by an electrolyte across which an increasing el...
The device for discharging electrochemical cells (20, 21) into a load (Rc) is of the type comprising switching means (25, 26), each cooperating with one of the electrochemical cells (20, 21), these switching means (25, 26) being controlled sequentially by a generator (23) providing N pulse trains (SC1, SC2) offset rela...
A pressure actuated current interrupt device particularly useful for prismatic electrochemical cells has a cup-shaped member ( 12, 12′, 12″, 12′″, 12 IV , 12 V , 12 VI ) mounted on the cover of the cell and arranged to protrude into the interior of the cell. The cup-shaped member can be formed either ...
A reactor 10 for cultivating biological material is colonized with plant cells 3 in channels 2a of a support matrix. The biological material cannot pass out of the channels. Each colonized channel adjoins several non-colonized channels 2, viz. a nutrient supply channel, an extractant channel, a heat-transfer channel an...
A high temperature, solid electrolyte electrochemical cell is made, having an electrode and a solid electrolyte disposed on a porous, sintered support material containing thermally stabilized zirconia powder particles and from about 3 wt. % to about 45 wt. % of thermally stable oxide fibers....
Disclosed are a composition of chemically defined components which support in vitro and in vivo chondrogenesis of mesenchymal stem cells, a method for in vitro and in vivo chondrogenic induction of such stem cells, and a method of forming human chondrocytes in vitro and in vivo from such stem cells....
A memory devices having NAND type cells as storage elements is disclosed. The amplifier prevents the error from occurring and improves the sensing speed by getting the column line and the reference line approximately the same current level for a while, after the equalizing signal was just turned into row level, in orde...
Apparatus for verifying the state of a plurality of electrically programmable memory cells (30-70) includes first and second memory cells (36, 38) each having current paths with first and second ends. A memory cell state sense node (BL2) is coupled to the first ends. A first array source node (82) is coupled to a secon...
Cells for implantation into a patient are packaged within a barrier of immunoprotective tissue prior to implantation to obviate or minimize rejection of the cells. The preferred immunoprotective tissue for forming the barrier is cartilage. The tissue is formed into a layer that is thin enough to allow diffusion of nutr...
Compositions and methods for reducing ocular diseases by implanting in an eye of a subject a composition comprising encapsulated cells which produce polypeptides, more particularly polypeptides that exhibit neurotrophic and/or anti-angiogenic activity. The encapsulation prevents the entry of host immune cells in the mi...
This is an electronic storage array used in data processing systems for the storage of information in the form of binary bits. The storage is fabricated in integrated circuit form, typically on a semiconductor chip, each storage cell being contained within a single isolated zone formed in the semiconductor chip. Each s...
An interconnect for a solid oxide fuel cell comprises a gas separator plate and at least one fill material. The gas separator plate includes at least one via extending therethrough. The at least one fill material is positioned within the at least one via, and operatively associated with at least one of a cathode or ano...
A lithium metal oxide positive electrode for a non-aqueous lithium cell is disclosed. The cell is prepared in its initial discharged state and has a general formula xLiMO 2 .(1-x)Li 2 M′O 3 in which 0<x<1, and where M is one or more trivalent ion with at least one ion being Mn or Ni, and where M′ is one or m...
An alkali metal secondary electrochemical cell, and preferably a lithium ion cell, activated with an equilibrated quaternary solvent system, is described. The solvent system comprises a mixture of dialkyl carbonates and cyclic carbonates, and preferably a quaternary mixture of dimethyl carbonate, diethyl carbonate, eth...
A current cell matrix type of digital-to-analog (D/A) converter to prevent deterioration of a.c. characteristics on a current path for digital-to-analog conversion includes a array of current source cells arranged in a matrix configuration. Each current source cell includes a current source transistor to generate the c...
A structure of cathodic fingers for a chlor-alkali diaphragm cell with improved voltage and faradic efficiency is described, characterised in that a sheet provided with projections is inserted inside each finger. The interwoven wire mesh or the perforated sheet, forming each finger, is secured by a conductive connectio...
In the data read operation, a memory cell and a dummy memory cell are respectively coupled to two bit lines of a selected bit line pair, and a data read current is supplied thereto. In the selected memory cell column, a read gate drives the respective voltages on a read data bus pair, according to the respective voltag...
Certain cells, including types of cancer cells such as lymphomas, are capable of expressing high levels of CD84Hy1. Immunotargeting using CD84Hy1 polypeptides, nucleic acids encoding for CD84Hy1 polypeptides and anti-CD84Hy1 antibodies provides a method of killing or inhibiting that growth of CD84HY1Protein-expressing ...
The present invention refers to inventive fusion proteins, to a method for detecting protein-protein-interactions in living cells and cell lysates using these inventive fusion proteins. The present invention also refers to a screening method for identifying compounds suitable to modify, i.e. inhibit or enhance, protein...
An improved organic solar cell converts light into electricity. The organic solar cell includes a cathode, an anode, and a bulk heterojunction material disposed therebetween. The bulk heterojunction material includes a plurality of group IV nanocrystals (e.g., silicon nanocrystals) disposed within an organic absorber (...
The present invention relates to a new method for reversible staining and functional isolation or characterization of cells, e.g. antigen-specific T cells. With this technique, the original functional status of cells can be substantially maintained after their identification and purification. Thus, this new method is o...
A system and method to distinguish normal cells from cells having undergone a biochemical change. A pre-determined vector space is selected where the vector space mathematically describes a first plurality of reference spectral data sets for normal cells and a second plurality of reference spectral data sets for cells ...
Reovirus can be used to selectively remove ras-mediated neoplastic cells from a cellular composition. It is of particular interest to purge autographs which may contain neoplastic cells with reovirus before transplanting the autographs back into the recipient, thereby reducing the risk of introducing or reintroducing n...
A process for the manufacture of high-purity elemental silicon is described. The process includes the step of preparing a silica gel composition by reacting at least one organosilane compound with an aqueous composition, so as to form granules of the silica gel. A hydrocarbon species is then decomposed by way of a hydr...
Methylation of p16 DNA and a resultant decrease in p16 gene expression is associated with transcriptional block and is associated with a variety of neoplasms. A method for detecting a neoplasm in a subject by doming methylation of 5′CpG islands in p16 DNA, or detecting p16 mRNA or polypeptide levels in a sample is al...
Described herein are methods for increasing the amount of protein secreted by a cell. In one case, a cell is provided which contains a heterologous nucleic acid encoding a protein having unfolded protein response modulating activity and a heterologous nucleic acid encoding a protein of interest to be secreted. In one c...
A multifunctional molecular complex for the transfer of a nucleic acid composition to a target cell is provided The complex is comprised of A) said nucleic acid composition and B) a transfer moiety comprising 1) one or more cationic polyamines bound to said nucleic acid composition, 2) one or more endosome membrane dis...
A treatment solution used to prevent posterior capsular opacification is applied or introduced into the lens capsular bag before, during, or after cataract surgery. The treatment solution comprises an ion transport mechanism interference agent, which either alone or in combination with other treatment agents such as an...
A monopolar fuel cell stack comprising proton exchange membrane fuel cells supplied with a gaseous anodic reactant, preferably hydrogen, and a gaseous cathodic reactant, preferably air. The monopolar fuel cell stack, forming at least one substantially planar array, includes a liquid water retention barrier disposed ove...
We describe a cell culture substrate comprising a polymerised high internal phase emulsion polymer adapted and modified for use in the routine culture of cells in three dimensions; typically mammalian cells and the use of the substrate in a cell culture system for investigation and analysis of proliferation, differenti...
A method of manufacturing a tissue matrix for implantation into a patient is disclosed. The method sets forth collecting embryonic stem cells from a placenta which has been treated to remove residual cord blood and seeding the collected stem cells onto or into a tissue matrix. The seeded tissue matrix is then implanted...
The present invention is directed to particle comprising a supramolecular complex comprising a monofunctional and/or a bifunctional subunit comprising a quadruple hydrogen bonding unit, an apolar linker, an urea group, and a polyethyleneglycol linker. The monofunctional subunits comprise a functional group. The particl...
Compositions for T cell-based immunotherapy of HIV, HIV-associated malignancies, HIV-associated viral infections, or other HIV-related complications. Modified T cells that are resistant to invasion or infection with HIV, such as T-cells modified to decrease or eliminate expression of mannosyl-oligosacharide glucosidase...
Disclosed are methods for preparing a vaccine against infection by infectious bronchitis virus (IBV). The methods typically include passing a heterogeneous attenuated population of IBV in chicken embryonic kidney cells, and optionally may include further passaging the heterogeneous attenuated population of IBV in embry...
This invention relates to cells and methods for producing lipids using cellulosic carbon source. More specifically the invention relates to oleaginous bacterial cells, wherein genes encoding at least one cellulolytic activity has been introduced. This invention also relates to methods for lipid production by cultivatin...
Methods and apparatus are provided for a user equipment (UE) to transmit uplink control information (UCI) and for a base station to receive UCI when the UE is configured a number of cells for operation with carrier aggregation (CA). The base station configures the UE a code rate and the UE determines a UCI payload to t...
A method for expanding mesenchymal cells derived from autologous bone marrow in autologous culture medium which can be used in a clinical setting, and a business method for performing such expansions in the future as a service for patients. A method for expanding mesenchymal cells derived from autologous bone marrow in...
The invention relates to an electro-conductive paste comprising an inorganic reaction system with a high glass transition temperature in the preparation of electrodes in solar cells, particularly in the preparation of electrodes in MWT solar cells, particularly in the preparation of the metal wrap through, or plug, ele...
The present invention includes methods of enriching rare cells, such as cancer cells, from biological samples, such as blood samples. The methods include performing at least one debulking step on a blood sample and selectively removing at least one type undesirable component from the blood sample to obtain a blood samp...
The present invention relates to a pharmaceutical composition for elevating radiation-sensitivity of cancer cells, which comprises: a nanoparticle containing with a first element, which is iron, copper, or the combination thereof; and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, wherein the nanoparticle is a metal nanopartic...
Cell culture isolation and expansion of CTC from cancer patients to derive prognostic and predictive information and provide a substrate for subsequent genetic, metabolic, immunologic and other cellular characterizations. This method isolates and extracts CTC from a blood sample to grow cancer cell colonies for a long-...