|| List of recent Macro-related patents
| Macrolide particulates, methods for preparation, and medical devices associated therewith|
The disclosure provides macrolide particulates including a macrolide therapeutic agent such as rapamycin at high concentration in the particulate. In one method the particulates are made by adding a composition containing an polyoxyethylene sorbitan n-acyl ester, poly(ethyleneimine), or alkylated quaternary ammonium salt to a composition including macrolide dissolved in an alcohol such as ethanol.
| Macrocycles as factor xia inhibitors|
Or a stereoisomer, a tautomer, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein all the variables are as defined herein. These compounds are selective factor xia inhibitors or dual inhibitors of fxia and plasma kallikrein.
| Methods for preparation of polyester oligomer via base catalysis|
The invention relates to methods and systems for preparing macrocyclic polyester oligomer (mpo) via base catalysis. It is found that base catalysts are effective in the production of mpo, and they reduce the potential for undesired byproducts such as furans (e.g., thf) and acetaldehyde, which result from diol side reactions..
| Fluorinated copolymer and process for its production, and water/oil repellent composition|
To provide a fluorinated copolymer and a water/oil repellent composition having adequate water/oil repellency, excellent washing durability and low environmental impact. A fluorinated copolymer comprising units (a) derived from a macromonomer (a) which has, on average, at least two units (x) derived from 2-perfluorohexylethyl (meta)acrylate or the like, units (b) derived from a monomer (b) which has no fluoroalkyl group and no cross-linkable functional group and of which the glass transition temperature, when formed into a homopolymer, is from 50 to 150° c., and units (c) derived from a monomer (c) which has a cross-linkable functional group and no fluoroalkyl group, and a water/oil repellent composition containing such a fluorinated copolymer..
| Fluorinated copolymer and process for its production, and water/oil repellent composition|
To provide a fluorinated copolymer and a water/oil repellent composition, whereby adequate water/oil repellency and excellent dynamic water repellency are obtainable and environmental impact is low. A fluorinated copolymer comprising units (a1) derived from a macromonomer wherein the average polymerization degree of e.g.
| Pharmaceutical composition|
A pharmaceutical composition comprising: (a) an androgen; (b) a cyclic enhancer of the type used in the compositions and methods claimed by u.s. Pat.
| Methods for diagnosing human immunodeficiency virus infections|
Provided is a method for identifying human immunodeficiency virus (hiv) in a sample. The invention involves use of a plurality of fluorescently labeled oligonucleotide probes and flow cytometry to detect the presence or absence of hiv in macrophages that are obtained from a mucosal surface.
| Methods and systems for scheduling communications in a co-channel network|
At least one example embodiment discloses a method of scheduling communications for a user equipment (ue) in a co-channel heterogeneous network having a macro cell base station and a small cell base station. The method includes obtaining, by the macro cell base station, pre-scheduling information for transmissions to the ue based on measurements from the ue, the obtaining including, allocating resource blocks for the transmissions, the transmissions to the ue being from at least one of the macro cell base station and the small cell base station, and transmitting, by the macro cell base station, the pre-scheduling information to the small cell base station, the pre-scheduling information indicating first resource blocks for first transmissions from the macro cell base station and second resource blocks for second transmissions from the small cell base stations.
| Closed loop heterogeneous network for automatic cell planning|
A system and methodology that can utilize measurement data collected by a set of femto access points (faps), during a network listen procedure, to detect one or more areas with weak macro network coverage and/or high interference. Moreover, an automatic cell planning (acp) component can be employed to analyze the measurement data and update a transmission parameter(s) associated with a macro access point.
| Targeting communications in a femtocell network|
The disclosed subject matter relates to an architecture that can leverage universal mobile telecommunication system (umts) terrestrial radio access network (utran) features to facilitate more efficient or more robust communication with a femtocell network. In particular, features such as a umts localized common pilot channel along with various utran features can enable communications to be directed to specific targets such as to a specific home nodeb (hnb) or to a specific mobile device served by the hnb, while also reducing macro network load..
| Methods and apparatus for beamforming for femtocells|
Methods and apparatus for beamforming for femtocells, such as in lte wireless networks, to provide inter-cell coordination and interference mitigation are disclosed. A macrocell user equipment (ue) may determine information regarding an interfering femtocell node, such as a home enodeb (henb).
| Molecule immobilization method and its system|
A simple, highly efficient, and environmentally friendly method of immobilizing macromolecules, particularly the biomolecules, to a solid carrier and thus forming a bioreactor, including the following steps: (1) providing the biomolecule and a leading molecule, and linking the biomolecule and the leading molecule by microwave to form an adsorbent; (2) providing a porous support material, and mixing the porous support material and the adsorbent to form a mixture; (3) treating the mixture by a vortex process such that the adsorbent being adsorbed and immobilized on the porous support material to form a bioreactor for biological reactions and biocatalysis; and the bioreactor can be further used for constructing a biological reaction system via incorporating a buffer solution and a ligand.. .
| Vaccination with immuno-isolated cells producing an immunomodulator|
The present invention relates to immuno-protected encapsulated cells producing an immunomodulator, for example gm-csf (granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor). The cells of the invention are particularly well adapted for providing an active adjuvant or immunomodulator, for example in the context of immunisation in humans and animals.
| Optimized edge order for de-blocking filter|
A de-blocking filter includes a reconstructed memory that is configured to store reconstructed pixels corresponding to a current macroblock of a video image to be filtered. The current macroblock includes a set of sub-blocks, each sub-block having horizontal edges and vertical edges.
| Video encoding device|
An image encoding device that appropriately estimates a prediction vector by avoiding an uncoded macro block (mb) is disclosed. The device determines a start point of searching a motion vector for an encoding target region, from the prediction vector for the target region which is determined with motion vectors for surrounding blocks around the target region and in accordance with a predetermined rule, and starts searching for the motion vector from the search start point.
| Method and device for video coding and decoding|
A method and device for coding and decoding are disclosed. The method includes: dividing a picture to be encoded into several slices, each containing macroblocks continuous in a designated scanning sequence in the picture; dividing slices in the picture into one or more slice sets according to attribute information of the slices, each slice set containing one or more slices; and encoding the slices in the slice sets according to slice and slice set division information to get a coded bit stream of the picture.
| Method and system for use of cellular infrastructure to manage small cell access|
A method and apparatus at a small cell access point for offloading a wireless device in a macro cell, the method establishing a radio link signaling connection between a base station of the macro cell and the access point; and offloading the wireless device using control signaling over the signaling connection. Further, a method at the wireless device, the method receiving a message identifying a set of candidate small cell access points; selecting at least one access point from amongst the set of candidate small cell access points; reporting the selected at least one access point; receiving a preparatory message preparing the wireless device for a target small cell access point, wherein the target small cell access point is included in the selected at least one access point; and associating the wireless device with the target small cell access point..
| Macro-image oled lighting system|
Techniques to fabricate and assemble a lighting system including multiple patterned oled lighting panels to form a high-resolution macro image are provided. An image to be displayed is determined and divided into multiple portions.
| System, method and recording medium for processing macro blocks|
An apparatus includes a processing unit that divides an overlay buffer into a plurality of macro blocks, draws a graphic primitive object including a plurality of pixels, identifies one of the plurality of macro blocks upon a determination that the plurality of pixels has crossed a boundary of the one of the plurality of macro blocks, and image processes the one of the plurality of macro blocks.. .
| Light-emitting device and display device|
Although an organic resin substrate is highly effective at reducing the weight and improving the shock resistance of a display device, it is required to improve the moisture resistance of the organic resin substrate for the sake of maintaining the reliability of an el element. Hard carbon films are formed to cover a surface of the organic resin substrate and outer surfaces of a sealing member.
|Method and system for forecasting power requirements using granular metrics|
A method for modeling power usage within a macrogrid uses data relating to the behavioral patterns and states (“ba”) of the users, data relating to external impacts on power usage and disaggregated power consumption data in at least one premises within the macrogrid (forming “power usage model data”) and thereafter a method of forecasting and predicting future power requirements within the macrogrid uses such power usage model data.. .
|Electronic device and system for controlling applications implementing at least one piezoelectric, electrostrictive or magnetostrictive transducer|
The electronic device (1) for controlling comprises an electric power generator (10) suitable for supplying at least one piezoelectric, electrostrictive or magnetostrictive transducer (2), with a control signal (s), electronic controlling means (11) capable of automatically controlling the electric power generator by using a control macro-function (m), and an electronic memory (112) in which the following are stored: a first family (a) of control functions comprising one or a plurality of different elementary control functions (an), making it possible to adjust the amplitude of the control signal (s), a second family (t) of control functions comprising one or a plurality of different elementary control functions (tn), making it possible to adjust the duration of the control signal (s), a third family (c) of control functions comprising a plurality of different elementary control functions (cn), making it possible to adjust the control signal (s) cycle, at least said control macro-function (m), which is made up of the assembly of at least three elementary control functions chosen respectively from among the three families of control functions (a, t, c) recorded in the memory.. .
|Ion-exchanger material with high salt-tolerance|
The present invention relates to a crosslinked sulphonated polymer or a crosslinked sulphonated polymer coated with a crosslinked polymer containing amino groups for use as an ion exchanger material of high salt tolerance for separating off macromolecules from a solution which originates from a biological source.. .
|Pesticidal mixtures including spiroheterocyclic pyrrolidine diones|
A pesticidal mixture comprising as active ingredient a mixture of component a and component b, wherein component a is a compound of formula (i), in which q is i or ii wherein x, y and z, m and n, a, g, and r, are as defined as in claim 1, and component b is a compound selected from the following insecticides: a), pymetrozine; b). A pyrethroid selected from the group consisting of cyhalothrin, lambda-cyhalothrin, gamma-cyhalothrin; c).
|Method of configuring dual connectivity to ue in heterogeneous cell deployment|
A method and a macro cell en b are disclosed. The method includes receiving a measurement report message of the small cell from the ue connected to the macro cell, determining to configure dual connectivity with the macro cell and the small cell to the ue based on a measured value contained in the measurement report message, transmitting a dual connectivity request message for requesting connection with the ue to the small cell, receiving a dual connectivity response message indicating that the small cell is connected to the ue to determine to allocate a resource to the ue, from the small cell, and transmitting an rrc configuration message for requesting addition of connection with the small cell, to the ue..
|Method and ue for network attachment|
A method and a user equipment (ue) for network attachment are disclosed. The method includes receiving first status information associated with one or more remote radio units (rrus) for supporting the small cell from the one or more rrus, receiving second status information associated with one or more macro cells from one or more macro enbs for supporting the macro cell, selecting an rru and macro enb, which the ue wants to attach, among the one or rrus based on the first status information and the second status information, and simultaneously transmitting an attach request message for requesting network attachment from the selected rru and macro enb to the selected rru and macro enb..
|Cell search method|
A cell search method is disclosed. In an environment that a plurality of small cells are located around a macro cell, a macro base station may allocate a terminal-specific signal distinguishing a terminal from other terminal to the terminal which establishes a connection with the macro base station, and share information of the terminal-specific signal with a plurality of small cell base stations.
|Method and system for reducing co-channel interference due to the deployment of femtocells in a macro-cellular network|
During the optimisation step (3), the transmission powers of the femtocells are maximised under the constraint of maintaining a minimum quality of service of terminals that would be attached to the base stations in the macrocellular network.. .
|Small cell base station dtx mode|
The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for transitioning small cell base stations out of a discontinuous transmission (dtx) mode. The system and method comprise monitoring at the small cell base stations uplink transmissions from user terminals (uts) to a macrocell base station while the small cell base stations are in the dtx mode.
Disclosed herein are methods that involve degrading materials that include lignin. In one aspect, the method generally includes contacting a lignin sample with a lignin depolymerase and contacting the lignin sample with an auxiliary compound.
|Methods and compositions for enhancing cd4+ regulatory t cells|
Disclosed are methods and related compositions for administering immunosuppressants and therapeutic macromolecules for enhancing cd4+ regulatory t cells.. .
|Treatment for rheumatoid arthritis|
Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (ra) to provide clinical benefit in patients, including decrease in das28-crp by more than 1.2 and/or improvement determined by acr20, acr50 or acr70, comprising administering therapeutic antibody mavrilimumab or other inhibitor targeted to tyr-leu-asp-phe-gln motif of granulocyte/macrophage colony stimulating factor receptor alpha (gm-csfrα). Use of gm-csfrα inhibitors such as mavrilimumab to enhance clinical benefit in ra patients receiving stable dose of dmards, particularly methotrexate..
|High purity powders|
This invention relates to high purity yttria or ytterbia stabilized zirconia powders comprising from about 0 to about 0.15 weight percent impurity oxides, from about 0 to about 2 weight percent hafnium oxide (hafnia), from about 6 to about 25 weight percent yttrium oxide (yttria) or from about 10 to about 36 weight percent ytterbium oxide (ytterbia), and the balance zirconium oxide (zirconia). Thermal barrier coatings for protecting a component such as blades, vanes and seal surfaces of gas turbine engines, made from the high purity yttria or ytterbia stabilized zirconia powders, have a density greater than 88% of the theoretical density with a plurality of verticalza macrocracks homogeneously dispersed throughout the coating to improve its thermal fatigue resistance..
|Sub-block transform coding of prediction residuals|
Techniques and tools for sub-block transform coding are described. For example, a video encoder adaptively switches between 8×8, 8×4, and 4×8 dcts when encoding 8×8 prediction residual blocks; a corresponding video decoder switches between 8×8, 8×4, and 4×8 inverse dcts during decoding.
|Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving data by using plurality of carriers in mobile communication systems|
The method for transmitting and receiving data at a base station in a wireless communication system according to one embodiment of the present invention includes the steps of: receiving a performance report from a terminal; determining whether the addition of a serving cell is necessary; when the addition of the serving cell is necessary, transmitting a request for receiving a cell identifying signal to one or more other base stations on the basis of the received performance repoπand transmitting a request for transmitting the cell identifying signal to the terminal. According to the embodiment, in a network in which a small cell and a macro cell are overlapped and operated, the terminal can minimize battery consumption and quickly recognize the small cell..
|Memory macro configuration and method|
A memory macro comprises a plurality of memory array segments, each having a predetermined number of data inputs and outputs. A segment decoder circuit is configured to: receive a first value indicating a number of memory partitions among which the memory array segments are to be divided, and output a plurality of signals for selectively activating one or more of the plurality of memory array segments to be accessed based on the first value.
|Macro lens and imaging unit|
A macro lens includes: a first focus lens group having negative refractive power; and a second focus lens group arranged closer to an image side than the first focus lens group is arranged and having positive refractive power. At time of performing a focusing operation from an object at infinite to an object at a close distance, the first focus lens group travels toward the image side, and the second focus lens group travels with a traveling amount different from a traveling amount of the first focus lens group.
|Method for making a colored plastic film|
A method for making a plastic film having a three-dimensionally structured and colored surface includes the steps of: providing the film with a three-dimensional surface structure via a shaping process; determining the provided topography of the film surface via a scanning process; and, applying a coloring to the surface after the topography of the surface has been determined. A device configured to apply the coloring to the surface is controlled such that the application of the coloring to the surface is changeable in dependence upon at least one of topological data of the surface and macroscopic shapes of the surface..
|Process for encapsulating an inorganic pigment by polymerization in an organic medium|
The present invention relates to the field of inks for electrophoretic display devices, and more particularly to a process for encapsulating at least one inorganic pigment by dispersion polymerization in an organic medium. The process consists in dispersing the inorganic pigment in the organic medium, then in synthesizing at least one stable polymer latex in said organic medium, said latex precipitating around said inorganic pigment in order to form a protective shell and to thus obtain a particle, said synthesis of the latex being carried out by polymerization, in said organic medium, of an electrostatically chargeable functional monomer, based on use of a macroinitiator capable of stabilizing said particle obtained..
|Speek diaphragm for alkaline electrolysis and its use|
The present invention describes a diaphragm comprising speek for alkaline electrolysis with a first layer having micropores and a second layer of macroporous channels which start at the contact surface between the first and the second layer then extending and forming the outer surface of the second layer, where said macroporous channels increase in section and change direction as they approach said outer surface of the second layer, and where the walls of the macrochannels are in turn macroporous. The invention also describes a production method for producing the diaphragm comprising the use of the chemically induced phase separation (cips) technique, and its use in alkaline electrolysis and in electrolyzers..
|Tire comprising a tread made up of several elastomeric compounds|
A tire with radial carcass reinforcement, comprising a crown reinforcement, itself capped radially by a tread connected to two beads by two sidewalls, the said tread comprising at least two radially superposed layers of polymer compound, a first layer of filled elastomeric compound, constituting the radially outer part of the tread, has a macrodispersion score z higher than 80 and a maximum tan(δ) value, denoted tan(δ)max, lower than 0.130 and a second layer of elastomeric compound radially on the inside of the said first layer of elastomeric compound has an elongation at break at 60° c. That is higher than 600%..
|Injectable composition containing phosphatidylcholine devoid of sodium deoxycholate and preparing method thereof|
The present invention includes an injectable composition containing phosphatidylcholine including phosphatidylcholine; ethanol; propylene glycol and/or benzyl alcohol; polysorbate and/or macrogol 15 hydroxystearate; and a balance of water or water for injection, and a preparing method thereof. An injectable composition of the present invention includes no sodium deoxycholate, which is carcinogenic, and therefore a safer injectable composition of phosphatidylcholine can be prepared..
|Development of novel macromolecule transduction domain with improved cell permeability and method for using same|
The present invention relates to an improved macromolecule transduction domain (mtd), which facilitates permeating the cell membrane of a biologically active molecule, having enhanced cell permeability. Specifically, an improved mtd according to the present invention, compared to an existing mtd, can transmit various types of biologically active molecule from inside the body and inside a test tube more effectively, and thus can be effectively used in a method to genetically alter a biologically active molecule so as to have cell permeability or in a method to transport a biologically active molecule into a cell, or the like.
|Service continuity during local breakout in a femtocell|
Service continuity is provided when a user equipment (ue), employing local breakout mechanisms at a femto access point (fap) for a communication session, moves out of the femto coverage area. In particular, a network change detection component can be employed to detect when the ue, attached to the fap, changes its connection from the femto network to the macro network.
|Access control for macrocell to femtocell handover|
Access to a femtocell can be controlled as part of handover of a mobile device from macrocell to femtocell. Macro network platform issues a handover (ho) request towards femto network platform and a single virtual femto node, which represents a plurality of femto access points (aps).
|Metal-based covalent viability reagent for single cell analysis|
The present invention provides a robust viability stain for methods utilizing elemental analysis. A population of cells is contacted with an effective dose of a non-chelated biomacromolecule-reactive metal derivative, which selectively crosses the plasma membrane of non-viable cells, and which covalently modifies a biological macromolecule within the cell, for a period of time sufficient to permit entry into non-viable cells.
|Genes encoding major capsid protein l1 of human papilloma virus|
The present invention discloses a codon-optimized gene encoding major capsid protein l1 of human papilloma virus, which is capable, after transduced into a yeast cell, of efficiently expressing the major capsid protein l1 of human papilloma virus. The present invention also discloses an immunogenic macromolecule which is essentially produced by expression of said codon-optimized gene encoding the major capsid protein l1 of human papilloma virus in a yeast cell.
|Delivery of immunosuppressants having a specified pharmacodynamic effective-life and antigen for the induction of immune tolerance|
This invention relates to methods that provide immunosuppressants and therapeutic macromolecules that are administered within a pharmacodynamically effective window of the immunosuppressants to induce immune tolerance to the therapeutic macromolecules. The methods allow shifting the immune response in favor of tolerogenic immune response development specific to the therapeutic macromolecule..
|Dosing combinations for reducing undesired humoral immune responses|
Disclosed are dosings of therapeutic macromolecules and immunosuppressants, in some embodiments attached to synthetic nanocarriers, in combination with dosings of therapeutic macromolecules without synthetic nanocarriers, and related methods that provide reduced humoral immune responses.. .
|Local, concomitant administration of tolerogenic synthetic nanocarriers to reduce type i and type iv hypersensitivity|
Disclosed are methods and related compositions for concomitantly, locally administering immunosuppressants and doses of therapeutic macromolecules for reducing type i and type iv hypersensitivity.. .
|Tolerogenic synthetic nanocarriers and therapeutic macromolecules for reduced or enhanced pharmacodynamic effects|
Disclosed are compositions and methods that provide pharmacodynamic effects specific to therapeutic macromolecules. The effects may result from reduced doses of therapeutic macromolecules in combination with immunosuppressant doses.
|Bioactive amphiphilic polymer stabilized nanoparticles with enhanced stability and activity|
The present invention relates to nanoparticle compositions and treatment of cardiovascular disease using nanoparticles to target class a and b scavenger receptors. This invention further relates to methods of detecting cells that express scavenger receptors, detecting atherosclerotic lesions, and targeting bioactive amphiphilic macromolecules to cells that express scavenger receptors..
|Downlink scheduling in heterogeneous networks|
The present invention provides methods to support scheduling of transmissions from a pico base station or micro base station to a mobile terminal operating in a link imbalance zone where interference from macro base station is present. A method is provided to enable the mobile terminal to detect when it is in a link imbalance zone, and for triggering scheduling restrictions when the mobile terminal is in the link imbalance zone..
|Small cell uplink interference mitigation|
Identifying a interfering, candidate or suspect of interfering (interferer) user device, ue, being served by a first base station (macro enb) and causing uplink interference on a second base station (small cell). The first base station (macro enb) transmits uplink channel configuration information (prach configuration info) to the second base station (small cell).
|Transmission of device to device sounding reference signals using macrocell communication resources|
A first wireless communication user equipment (ue) device transmits a device-to device (d2d) sounding reference signal (srs) to a second wireless communication (ue) device using microcell communication resources. The second wireless communication (ue) device evaluates the srs to discover the first wireless communication (ue) device, estimate channel conditions, and/or determine channel state information.
|Macromolecule-based conductive composite material and ptc element|
A macromolecule-based conductive composite material and a ptc element. The macromolecule-based conductive composite material comprises: a macromolecule base material, having a volume fraction of the macromolecule base material of 20%-75%; a conductive filler with a core-shell granule structure and dispersed in the macromolecule base material, having a volume fraction of 25%-80%; and a coupling agent, being a titanate coupling agent and accounting for 0%-5% of the volume of the conductive filler.
|In-situ homogenization of dc cast metals with additional quench|
The invention relates to a method and apparatus for direct chill casting ingots with in-situ homogenization. Large particles of eutectic material may form in the solid ingot and the metal may exhibit macrosegregation of alloying components, especially when large ingots are cast in this way.