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| Method and system for detection of contraband narcotics in human digestive tract|
A method for automated detection of illegal substances smuggled inside internal cavities of a passenger, e.g., as capsules. The method provides for an automated detection of narcotics hidden in a passenger's stomach area using pictures produced by an x-ray scanner.
Adani Systems, Inc.
| Method and arrangement for generating steam at a digester plant of a chemical pulp mill|
The present invention relates to a method of producing steam at a digester plant of a chemical pulp mill. Black liquor is discharged from the digester at a first temperature and pressure.
| Complexity management of genomic dna|
The presently claimed invention provides for novel methods and kits for reducing the complexity of a nucleic acid sample by providing non-gel based methods for amplification of a subset of the sequences in a sample. In a preferred embodiment, amplification of a subset can be accomplished by digesting a sample with two or more restriction enzymes and ligating adaptors to the fragments so that only a subset of the fragments can be amplified.
| Method of inserting treatment tool|
A method of inserting a treatment tool includes: making a puncture needle project from a first channel of an endoscope and puncturing an upper digestive tract to place a distal end of a needle tube of the puncture needle inside a biliary tract while observing an ultrasound image; inserting a guide wire into the biliary tract via the needle tube and making a distal end of the guide wire extend out from a duodenal papilla into a duodenum; placing a distal end portion of the endoscope in vicinity of the duodenal papilla while keeping the distal end of the guide wire extending out from the duodenal papilla while observing a captured image; pulling the guide wire extending out from the duodenal papilla into a second channel having a raised angle of the treatment tool larger than that of the first channel; and inserting the treatment tool inside the biliary tract via the guide wire.. .
|Variant maltohexaose-forming alpha-amylase variants|
Disclosed are compositions and methods relating to variant maltohexaose-forming alpha-amylases. The variant alpha-amylases are useful, for example, for starch liquefaction and saccharification, for cleaning starchy stains in laundry, dishwashing, and other applications, for textile processing (e.g., desizing), in animal feed for improving digestibility, and for baking and brewing..
Danisco Us Inc.
|Antibody therapeutics with local activity in the digestive tract|
This invention provides methods and compositions of antibody therapeutics that are therapeutically effective in the digestive tract or below the mucosal barrier of the digestive tract but do not deliver levels of antibody to the systemic circulation that have been shown to be necessary for clinical benefit following systemic administration of antibody. This invention further describes therapeutic compositions of antibody therapeutics that are therapeutically effective in the digestive tract or below the mucosal barrier of the digestive tract but do not deliver levels of antibody to the systemic circulation that have been associated with adverse events and systemic immunosuppression following systemic administration of antibody..
Avaxia Biologics, Incorporated
|Methods for reducing greenhouse emissions from animal manure|
Greenhouse gases are lowered in treatment of animal manure from a cafo by eliminating or reducing anaerobic digestion. The manure product is admixed with drying agents and is suitable for use as fertilizer or fuel while severely curtailing odor at the same time..
Rcra Clean Energy Solutions, Inc.
|Composition and delivery of l-arabinose and select compounds|
The disclosure relates to dietary supplement compositions and methods of use thereof comprising l-arabinose and one or more select compounds, which may include one or more select phytochemical compounds. The claimed compositions are useful in dietary supplements to facilitate mitigating elevated blood sugar levels and managing a user's weight as well as enhancing performance of digestive system to prevent inflammation and infection..
|Correlation of saliva flow-rate and oral dryness in hyperuricemia|
Hyperuricemia has been studied extensively. However studies on salivary flow rate (sfr; ml/min) in unstimulated saliva (uss) and stimulated saliva (ss) conditions and oral dryness (od) in subjects with hyperuricemia (hus) have never been conducted.
|A improving maize digestibility in bovine animals|
The invention relates to the use of at least one bacterial amylase in combination with one or more protease(s) in feed for ruminant animals of the subfamily bovinae for improving digestibility of maize and/or maize silages, in particular for improving milk yield, weight gain, and/or feed conversion ratio (fcr). Examples of bovine animals are dairy cows and beef cattle.
System and multi-version remote function execution control in a distributed computing environment
A system and method for supporting multi-version remote function execution control in a distributed computing environment is provided. Remote functions are provided with a version identifier which uniquely identifies the version of the remote function.
Oracle International Corporation
Finding products that are similar to a product selected from a plurality of products
A system and method, which may be an offline method, extracts relevant image features about listing items in a network-based publication system for enabling image similarity searching of such listing items. When a seller lists an item, an image of the item is uploaded and may be sent to a picture processing service, which generates several digests.
System and creation of visual job advertisements
This disclosure relates to a system and method for creating a job advertisement. The job advertisement includes visual information which is presented an in organized, easily digestible manner.
Biomass conversion process to hydrocarbons
A process for the production of a higher hydrocarbon useful as gasoline component from solid biomass is provided. The process provides for longer zsm-5 condensation catalyst life by contacting the stable oxygenated hydrocarbon intermediate containing diols produced from digestion and hydrodoxygenation of the solid biomass to an amorphous silica alumina catalyst to reduce the diols content, and optionally removing water, prior to contacting with the zsm-5 condensation catalyst..
Shell Oil Company
Biomass conversion process to hydrocarbons
An improved process for the production of a higher hydrocarbon from solid biomass is provided. Solid biomass that has been digested and hydrodeoxygenated in a liquid digestive solvent in the presence of a hydrothermal hydrocatalytic catalyst is separated to an organic rich phase and an aqueous rich phase containing diols.
Shell Oil Company
Biomass conversion process to hydrocarbons
A process for the production of a higher hydrocarbon from solid biomass is provided. The process provides for ready separation of organic phase from aqueous phase which organic phase maybe recycled as a digestive solvent in a digestion and/or deoxygenation of solid biomass.
Shell Oil Company
Process and installation for producing alumina trihydrate by alkaline digestion of bauxite ore
A process for producing alumina trihydrate includes a digestion step, a separation step, and a precipitation step the separation step including: b1) pretreating a slurry from the digestion step by adding a flocculant to said slurry and mixing the flocculant and the slurry, b2) settling the resulting flocculated slurry in a gravity settler vessel, b3) determining a measured value representative of the concentration of solid particles in the resulting clarified liquor, b4) comparing the measured value with a predetermined threshold, b5) feeding said clarified liquor directly to the precipitation step, while the measured value is less than said predetermined threshold, and b6) redirecting said clarified liquor to the pre-treatment step b1), when the measured value is more than said predetermined threshold. An installation may be configured for operating said process..
Rio Tinto Alcan International Limited
The composite material is comprised of a substrate of discrete particles and a network of interconnected mycelia cells bonding the discrete particles together. The composite material is made by inoculating a substrate of discrete particles and a nutrient material with a preselected fungus.
Ecovative Design Llc
Host card emulation systems and methods
A system is configured for detecting a point of sale, receiving a personal identification number (pin), generating a pin based key using a message digest of the pin, decrypting a data encryption key (dek) using the pin based key, and generating a dek based dynamic key using the pin based key. The system may also decrypt a session key using the dek based dynamic key, generate a cryptogram from the session key, and send the cryptogram to the point of sale..
American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
System and hash-based data stream authentication
An authentication system and a method of creating a secure check value used by the system to verify the integrity and authenticity of data. The authentication system comprises one or more processors, data stores, and network interfaces that can communicate among themselves and with other devices.
Privacy enhanced personal search index
Examples of the present disclosure describe systems and methods for enhancing the privacy of a personal search index. In some aspects, a personal cleartext document may be used to generate an encrypted document digest and an encrypted document on a first device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
Program update system and program update method
A program update system and method that are able to verify the legitimacy of an update of a program executed on a vehicle side. An exterior device stores update data including an update control program for a control device targeted for updating and a computer program that implements means for calculating a digest value relating to the update control program, means for determining whether operation of the control device after the update is normal, and means for transmitting a result of the determination as a response.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
Aerobic wastewater treatment package with extended aeration - activated sludge
The present invention provides for sanitary sewage and industrial waste water pollution through extended aeration and activated sludge and biological treatment. Oxygen guided by suitable blowers, fertile aerobic microorganisms.
Protease-resistant mutants of stromal cell derived factor-1 in the repair of tissue damage
The present invention features mutant stromal cell derived factor-1 (sdf-1) peptides that have been mutated to make them resistant to digestion by, for example, the proteases dipeptidyl peptidase iv (dppiv), matrix metalloproteinase-2 (mmp-2), matrix metalloproteinase-9 (mmp-9), leukocyte elastase, cathepsin g, carboxypeptidase m, and carboxypeptidase n, but which retain chemoattractant activity.. .
Mesoblast International Sàrl
Traditional chinese medicine composition and the use thereof
The present invention relates to the technical field of traditional chinese medicine, in particular to a traditional chinese medicine composition and the use thereof. The traditional chinese medicine composition comprises the following ingredients: honeysuckle, tangerine peel, stir-baked malt, honey, and hawthorn juice.
Infinitus (china) Company Ltd.
Microsized curcumin compositions
Disclosed herein are formulations for the local delivery of therapeutically effective doses of curcumin that provide sufficient serum levels of curcumin to treat diseases such as head and neck disorders and upper aerodigestive disorders.. .
The Board Of Supervisors Of Louisiana State University & Agricultural & Mechanical College
Incisionless gastric bypass method & devices
A system and method for endoscopically forming an anastomosis between two naturally adjacent points in the digestive tract. The system and method utilizes elongate magnetic devices that, when connected across a tissue boundary, necrose tissue until an anastomosis forms and the devices are passed naturally.
Dietary-fiber containing noodles and soup stock and manufacturing methods for same
Dietary-fiber containing noodles contain wheat flour, indigestible dextrin serving as dietary fiber, and a fulvic acid mineral seasoning liquid. The fulvic acid mineral seasoning liquid contains vinegar, fulvic acid, calcium, mineral salt, and trehalose.
Methods and systems for improved semantic meshing
In at least one embodiment, the present invention provides methods and systems for improved semantic meshing, comprising receiving an input data stream consisting of a plurality of characters; generating a normalized stream having an initial value based on said input data stream; applying a plural character rolling window to a subset of the normalized stream to select at least one stream subset, applying a first uniform hash function to the at least one stream subset to create at least one digest, identifying a cut if the modulus of the digest is zero, such that identifying a cut includes applying a second uniform hash function to the remainder values of the normalized stream, generating at least one shingle, resetting the plural character rolling window with a plurality of zeros and aggregating the at least one shingle into a semantic hash.. .
6899005 Canada Inc.
System and producing biogas
A system (10) and method for producing biogas (16) from biomass (14). The system (10) includes a digestion reservoir (20) having a path defined by passageways (32) along which biomass (14) is conveyed and digested, the digestion reservoir (20) being configured for containing biogas (16) generated from a digestion of biomass (14) along the path.
Gea Farm Technologies Canada Inc.
Method and system of enhanced aerobic digestion
A system and method for biological digestion of waste materials in a fluid are provided. The system comprises a tank that is operable in batch mode or in a flow-through mode.
Karcher North America, Inc.
Drug release products and methods
A drug release products and methods are disclosed. The drug release product has one or more compartments containing drugs and a space with control elements.
Bacteriotherapy for clostridium difficile colitis
This document discusses, among other things, receiving a plurality of donor fecal samples from a plurality of donors and storing and indexing each respective donor fecal samples using at least one characteristic of the respective donor fecal sample. In an example, the donor fecal sample can be screened and processed for subsequent use in fecal bacteriotherapy to displace pathogenic or undesired organisms in the digestive track of a patient with healthy or desirable gut microbiota..
Systems and methods for advanced optimization of continuous digester operation
A system and method for optimization of a continuous digester operation of a continuous digester are presented. The system includes a tracking module for tracking of process variables in the continuous digester operation and developing non-linear empirical model for one or more quality variables.
Abb Schweiz Ag
High resolution str analysis using next generation sequencing
A method for analyzing short tandem repeats (strs) is described herein. In some embodiments, the method comprises: separately digesting two portions of a genomic sample at sites that are upstream and downstream of an str; fragmenting those products; ligating adaptors to the fragmentation products; selectively amplifying part of the top strand but not the bottom strand of the ligation products derived from the first portion, and part of the bottom strand but not the top strand of the ligation products derived from the second portion; sequencing at least some of the amplification products to produce a plurality of top strand reads and a plurality of bottom strand reads; and counting the number of str repeats in a sequence read.
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University
Hydrothermal-mechanical treatment of lignocellulosic biomass for production of fermentation products
A simple process for converting lignocellulosic biomass into fermentation products is disclosed. Biomass may be subjected to a steam or hot-water soak to dissolve hemicelluloses.
Api Intellectual Property Holdings, Llc
Dual-mode processing organic material
A dual-mode system and method is disclosed for processing organic material. In a first mode of operation, the system pre-treats an organic feedstock before digestion for improved methanization.
Sgc Advisors, Llc