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04/10/14
20140100649
 Method of fabricating a low crystallinity poly(l-lactide) tube patent thumbnailnew patent Method of fabricating a low crystallinity poly(l-lactide) tube
Methods of fabricating a low crystallinity polymer tube for polymers subject to strain-induced crystallization. The low crystallinity tube may be further processed to make an implantable medical device..
04/10/14
20140100591
 Method for the manufacture of nerve regeneration-inducing tube patent thumbnailnew patent Method for the manufacture of nerve regeneration-inducing tube
A method for manufacturing a nerve regeneration-inducing tube with excellent pressure resistance, shape recovery property, anti-kink property, film exfoliation resistance, resistance to invasion of outer tissues, and leakage resistance. The tubular body is formed by weaving together fibers made up of biodegradable polymer.
04/10/14
20140100521
 Balloon catheter and method for producing same patent thumbnailnew patent Balloon catheter and method for producing same
The present invention relates to a balloon catheter that includes a balloon, and a balloon inside tube which passes through an inner lumen of the balloon and includes an inner layer, an outer layer, and a support body. In the balloon catheter, the balloon, the inner layer, and the outer layer are formed of thermoplastic polymers that can be heat-welded to each other.
04/10/14
20140100514
 Drug retaining surface features in an implantable medical device patent thumbnailnew patent Drug retaining surface features in an implantable medical device
An implantable component of a medical device, comprising a polymeric surface. The component includes one or more macro-surface features at the polymeric surface having a configuration that, following application of a liquid drug to the surface retains a quantity of the liquid drug adjacent the surface..
04/10/14
20140100447
 Polymeric marker with high radiopacity for use in medical devices patent thumbnailnew patent Polymeric marker with high radiopacity for use in medical devices
High radiopacity is achieved in a polymeric marker by combining a polymeric resin, a powdered radiopaque agent having uniformly shaped particles of a specific particle size distribution and a wetting agent. The method to produce the marker calls for the blending and pelletization of these materials followed by extrusion onto support beading.
04/10/14
20140100406
 Separation membrane patent thumbnailnew patent Separation membrane
A separation membrane is described. The separation membrane comprises a porous inorganic membrane, the pores of the inorganic membrane being coated with a polybenzoxazole polymer coating.
04/10/14
20140100352
 Heterocyclic compound and heterocyclic polymers patent thumbnailnew patent Heterocyclic compound and heterocyclic polymers
One of two linkages each represented by a solid line and a dashed line is a single bond, while the other is a double bond.. .
04/10/14
20140100350
 Solid-phase polymerization method for preparing high-molecular-weight aliphatic polyester patent thumbnailnew patent Solid-phase polymerization method for preparing high-molecular-weight aliphatic polyester
A solid-phase polymerization method of high-molecular-weight aliphatic polyester conducts the solid-phase polymerization of aliphatic polyester prepolymer under a gas stream containing sulfonic acid catalyst. The method features preparing metal free aliphatic polyester with high molecular weight, good color and luster and perfect thermal stability efficiently.
04/10/14
20140100349
 Silicic acid (hetero) polycondensates comprising organically polymerisable groups and either sulphonate groups or sulphate groups, organic polymerisates produced therefrom, and a method for producing said polycondensates patent thumbnailnew patent Silicic acid (hetero) polycondensates comprising organically polymerisable groups and either sulphonate groups or sulphate groups, organic polymerisates produced therefrom, and a method for producing said polycondensates
The invention relates to silicic acid (hetero) polycondensates consisting of at least one silane that has a group bonded to silicon by a carbon atom and that carries an organically polymerisable c═c double bond, and at least one silane that has a group bonded to silicon by a carbon atom and that carries a sulphonate group or a sulphate group of the formula —(o)d-so3m wherein d=0 or 1 and m=hydrogen, or a monovalent metal cation, or the corresponding quantity of a polyvalent metal cation, yet not including polycondensates in which the c═c double bonds are formed exclusively by methacrylic esters that are bound, in the form of a methylene acryl ester group, to the groups bonded to silicon by carbon. The invention also relates to composites that consist of such silicic acid (hetero) polycondensates in combination with fillers, and to polymers produced by organically polymerising the c═c double bonds in the polycondensates or composites.
04/10/14
20140100348
 Process for making low viscosity, fast curing silane terminated polymers patent thumbnailnew patent Process for making low viscosity, fast curing silane terminated polymers
Methods of producing a composition comprising a crosslinkable silane-terminated polymer having at least one cross-linkable silyl group in each molecule are provided. The method may comprise providing a polymer having at least one unsaturated group and at least one alcohol hydroxyl group in each molecule and having a number average molecular weight between about 100 and about 5,000, adding to the polymer a compound having a hydrogen-silicon bond and a crosslinkable silyl group in each molecule and a hydrosilylation catalyst to thereby carry out a hydrosilylation reaction to form a composition comprising hydrosilylated polymers, wherein the hydrosilylation reaction has a hydrosilylation efficiency greater than 50% as determined by 1h-nmr, capping the hydrosilylated polymers by adding the hydrosilylated polymer to at least one isocyanate at an index of between about 100 and about 250, and reacting the isocyanate capped hydrosilylated polymer with a polyol having a nominal functionality of at least 2 to form the composition comprising a crosslinkable silane-terminated polymer..
04/10/14
20140100345
new patent Molding material and molding
An object of the invention is to provide a molding with suppressed coloring which has good weather resistance and in which the advantageous effect does not decrease with time. The present invention provides a molding material comprising a polymer (a) obtained by polymerizing 0.01 to 35 mol % of monomer (a1) represented by a specified formula (1) and 65 to 99.99 mol % of monomer (a2) whose main component is methylmethacrylate..
04/10/14
20140100344
new patent Process for producing fluorinated copolymer
A process for producing a fluorinated copolymer, which comprises (i) a step of polymerizing a fluorinated monomer having a carboxylic acid functional group or a sulfonic acid functional group and a fluorinated olefin in a polymerization medium to obtain a mixture containing a fluorinated copolymer, an unreacted monomer and the polymerization medium, and (ii) a step of continuously or intermittently transferring the mixture to an evaporation vessel provided with a stirrer and heating it with stirring in the evaporation vessel to evaporate and recover the unreacted monomer and the polymerization medium.. .
04/10/14
20140100343
new patent Ethylene copolymer compositions, film and polymerization processes
Ethylene copolymers having a relatively high melt flow ratio and a multimodal profile in a temperature rising elution fractionation (tref) plot are disclosed. The copolymers can be made into film having good dart impact values and good stiffness properties under decreased extruder pressures..
04/10/14
20140100342
new patent Fluorine-containing polymerizable monomer and polymer compound using same
Where a represents a single bond, an oxygen atom, a sulfur atom, so2, ch2, co, c(ch3)2, c(ch3)(ch2ch3), c(cf3)2, c(ch3)(c6h5), ch2—c6h4—ch2 or a divalent organic group obtained by elimination of two hydrogen atoms from benzene, biphenyl, naphthalene, cyclohexene or fluorene; and a and b each independently represent an integer of 0 to 2 and satisfy a relationship of 1≦a+b≦4. The thus-obtained polymer compound combines adequate hydrophilicity and high transparency with low water adsorption of fluorine-containing compound..
04/10/14
20140100341
new patent Fluorine-containing polymerizable monomer and polymer compound using same
Where a and b each independently represent an integer of 0 to 2 and satisfy a relationship of a+b=2; c represents an integer of 0 to 3; d and e each independently represents an integer of 0 to 2 and satisfy a relationship of 1≦d+e≦4; and the moiety of the following formula may have a carbon atom replaced by a heteroatom (a nitrogen atom, an oxygen atom or a sulfur atom) and may have a hydrogen atom substituted with a substituent that may contain a nitrogen atom, an oxygen atom or a sulfur atom. .
04/10/14
20140100340
new patent Polymers functionalized with nitroso compounds
A method for preparing a functionalized polymer, the method comprising the steps of: (i) polymerizing monomer with a coordination catalyst to form a reactive polymer; and (ii) reacting the reactive polymer with a nitroso compound.. .
04/10/14
20140100339
new patent Functionalized high cis-1,4-polybutadiene prepared using novel functionalizing agents
Where r1 is a divalent bond or divalent organic group comprising from 0 to about 20 carbon atoms, a is a substituent that will undergo an addition reaction with a pseudo-living polymer, and z is a substituent that will react or interact with silica or carbon black reinforcing fillers, with the proviso that a, r1, and z are substituents that will not protonate a pseudo-living polymer.. .
04/10/14
20140100338
new patent Method for the enzyme-catalysed hydrolysis of polyacrylic acid esters, and esterases used therefor
The invention relates to a method for the enzyme-catalysed hydrolysis of polyacrylic acid esters. According to said method, at least one polyacrylic acid ester is provided and incubated with at least one enzyme selected from enzymes (ec 3.1) acting on ester bindings, until the ester groups contained in the polyacrylic acid ester are partially or fully hydrolytically split, and optionally the modified polymer obtained thereby is isolated.
04/10/14
20140100337
new patent Heterophasic copolymer and method for the preparation thereof
Methods for preparing an impact copolymer by selecting a continuous phase polymer having a first melt flow rate and selecting a rubber phase polymeric material such that the final melt flow rate of the impact copolymer is within 2 g/10 min of the first melt flow rate. Impact copolymers made from such methods and films and molded articles produced from such impact copolymers are also included..
04/10/14
20140100336
new patent Fractional melt index polyethylene composition and films made therefrom
A reactor blend polyethylene composition comprising: from 35 to 70 percent by weight of a first polyethylene component; and a second polyethylene component; wherein the polyethylene resin has a melt index i2 of less than 1 dg/min and greater than or equal to 0.25 dg/min and exhibits a v0.1/v100 of greater than or equal to 9; and wherein the first and second polyethylene components are produced in continuous dual solution polymerization reactors, wherein the second polyethylene component is produced in the presence of the first polyethylene component and wherein a ziegler-natta catalyst is present in each of the first and second polymerization reactors is provided. Also provided are methods for producing the polyethylene resin and films made therefrom..
04/10/14
20140100335
new patent Polymer composition, adhesive composition, temperature-responsive sheet produced using said polymer composition, and cold-release adhesive sheet produced using said adhesive composition
The purpose of the present invention is to provide a polymer composition which enables the steady and easy production of a temperature-responsive sheet. Provided is a polymer composition comprising a water-dispersible side-chain crystalline polymer and a water-dispersible amorphous polymer..
04/10/14
20140100334
new patent Interpolymers containing isobutylene and diene mer units
This disclosure relates to a block interpolymer comprising at least one diene block and at least one butyl block, wherein the at least one butyl block comprises residue from a functionalizing agent on at least one end adjacent to the diene block(s). The disclosure also relates to methods of making such block interpolymers.
04/10/14
20140100331
new patent Polyalkylene glycol block copolymers containing phosphorus groups and use thereof as emulsifiers for emulsion polymerization
N is a number from 3 to 100.. .
04/10/14
20140100327
new patent (meth)acrylic acid-based copolymer
The present invention provides an hase polymer which produces a high thickening effect in a small amount at low costs. More specifically, the present invention provides a (meth) acrylic acid-based copolymer obtained by polymerizing (meth) acrylic acid, an alkyl (meth)acrylate with an alkyl group of having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, and a (polyoxyethylene stearyl ether) ester of (meth) acrylic acid..
04/10/14
20140100326
new patent Sponge polymer with controlled long chain branching and broad molecular weight distribution
A process and the resultant product from the process for continuously making an epdm utilizing ethylene, propylene, and dienes. This process allows for the creation of products with high diene contents and broad molecular weight distributions while utilizing a continuous flow reactor and a known catalyst.
04/10/14
20140100325
new patent Process for creating an ethylene elastomer
A process for continuously making a terpolymer or a tetrapolymer utilizing ethylene, an alpha olefin, and at least one polyene. This process allows for the creation of products with high polyene contents and broad molecular weight distributions while utilizing a continuous flow reactor and a known catalyst.
04/10/14
20140100322
new patent Methacrylic resin composition and molded article
The invention is a methacrylic resin composition which includes a methacrylic resin (a) and a saponified polymer (b) that is an alkaline-saponified product of an ethylene-unsaturated carboxylic acid ester copolymer, and the methacrylic resin composition has a concentration of alkali ions of from 0.03 mol/kg to 2.8 mol/kg.. .
04/10/14
20140100321
new patent Tire rubber composition and studless tire
An object of the present invention is to provide a tire rubber composition capable of producing a studless tire that has excellent performance on ice and wear resistance, and to provide a studless tire using the composition. The tire rubber composition of the present invention is composed of 100 parts by mass of a diene type rubber (a), from 30 to 100 parts by mass of a carbon black and/or a white filler (b), from 0.3 to 30 parts by mass of a cross-linkable oligomer or polymer (c) that is not phase-soluble with the diene type rubber (a); and from 0.1 to 12 parts by mass of three dimensionally crosslinked fine particles (d) of 1 to 200 μm average particle diameter..
04/10/14
20140100320
new patent Epoxy resin composition, prepreg and fiber-reinforced composite material
An epoxy resin composition comprising an epoxy resin [a], an amine-based curing agent [b] and a block copolymer [c] as components, wherein the epoxy resin [a] contains [aa] an epoxy resin having at least one structure selected from a condensed polycyclic structure, biphenyl structure and oxazolidone ring structure; [ab] an epoxy resin selected from a polyfunctional amine type epoxy resin [ab1] and a liquid bisphenol type epoxy resin [ab2], and the block copolymer [c] is at least one block copolymer selected from the group consisting of s-b-m, b-m and m-b-m. The present invention provides an epoxy resin composition that can be cured to form a cured product excellent in heat resistance, elastic modulus and toughness..
04/10/14
20140100319
new patent Bonding or binding agents for soil stabilization or modification and methods of their preparation
Disclosed are bonding or binding compositions useful in stabilizing or modifying soil as a sub-base. Specifically, bonding or binding agent compositions of the invention include a first emulsion containing a wax, and a second emulsion containing a film forming polymer..
04/10/14
20140100318
new patent Polylactic acid-polyalkylene glycol copolymer with fast crystallization rate and composition comprising the same
The provided are a polylactic acid-polyalkylene glycol copolymer and a composition comprising the same which have excellent crystallization rate, wherein the polylactic acid-polyalkylene glycol copolymer is prepared by melt-reacting polylactic acid with polyalkylene glycol of which one end group is substituted with a functional group and has improved eco-friendliness, injection moldability, and excellent heat resistance which makes it to be suitably applied to various molded articles requiring great heat resistance, such as disposables, kitchen utensils and containers, electric-electronic parts and automobile parts.. .
04/10/14
20140100316
new patent Branched conjugated diene copolymer, rubber composition and pneumatic tire
Wherein r2 represents an aromatic hydrocarbon group having 6 to 10 carbon atoms, and r5 represents a hydrogen atom or the like, and a copolymerization ratio (m) of the aromatic vinyl compound (2) is 45% by mass or more.. .
04/10/14
20140100315
new patent Nitrile copolymer latex composition and nitrile copolymer rubber composition
A nitrile copolymer latex composition containing a latex of a nitrile copolymer rubber (a) having α,β-ethylenically unsaturated nitrile monomer units in 10 to 75 wt %, conjugated diene monomer units in 5 to 89.9 wt %, and cationic monomer units and/or monomer units able to form cations in 0.1 to 20 wt %, an inorganic filler (b) having an aspect ratio of 30 to 2,000, and a plasticizer (c) having an sp value by the hoy method of 8 to 10.2 (cal/cm3)1/2, wherein a content of said plasticizer (c) is 0.1 to 200 parts by weight with respect to said nitrile copolymer rubber (a) as 100 parts by weight is provided.. .
04/10/14
20140100313
new patent Solvents for fluoropolymers
The invention also relates to the solutions comprising the said solvent system and the said fluoropolymer, and to their uses in the manufacture of films, membranes and coatings.. .
04/10/14
20140100311
new patent Thermoplastic elastomer compositions having biorenewable content
Thermoplastic elastomer compositions, in particular derived from one or more styrenic block copolymers wherein at least one styrenic block copolymer comprises a controlled distribution copolymer block including a conjugated diene and a mono alkenyl arene, a plurality of biorenewable materials, preferably a softener and one or more synergistic additives such as a polar polymer; a synergistic block copolymer such as a relatively high molecular weight styrenic block copolymer; and/or filler. Numerous desirable articles can be formed from the compositions.
04/10/14
20140100310
new patent Thermoplastic elastomer compositions having biorenewable content
Thermoplastic elastomer compositions, in particular derived from one or more styrenic block copolymers, a plurality of biorenewable materials, preferably a softener and one or more synergistic additives such as a polar polymer; a synergistic block copolymer such as a relatively high molecular weight styrenic block copolymer; and/or filler. In one preferred embodiment, the styrenic block copolymer comprises a controlled distribution copolymer block including a conjugated diene and a mono alkenyl arene.
04/10/14
20140100308
new patent Method for preparing phenol-formaldehyde resins, resin materials and method for preparing resin molding materials
A method for preparing a phenol-formaldehyde resin is provided. The method includes extracting a biomass pyrolysis oil to obtain a first phenolic mixture, mixing the first phenolic mixture, furfural and an alkaline catalyst to proceed to a first polymerization reaction to form a phenol-formaldehyde resin precursor solution, and adding the alkaline catalyst to the phenol-formaldehyde resin precursor solution to proceed to a second polymerization reaction to form a phenol-formaldehyde resin solution.
04/10/14
20140100304
new patent Encapsulated activator and its use to trigger a gelling system by physical means
The invention also relates to aqueous gelling systems comprising the encapsulated polymerization accelerator with water soluble or dispersable monomers and a polymerization initiator dispersed in said monomers, useful i.a. For sealing subterranean environments or consolidation of a soil or sealing of a subterranean structure..
04/10/14
20140100302
new patent Coatings for implantable devices comprising poly(hydroxy-alkanoates) and diacid linkages
Coatings for an implantable medical device and a method of fabricating thereof are disclosed, the coatings including block-polymers comprising at least one poly(hydroxyacid) or poly(hydroxy-alkanoate) block, at least one block of a biologically compatible polymer and at least one type of linking moiety.. .
04/10/14
20140100301
new patent Black photosensitive resin composition and light-blocking layer using the same
The present invention provides a novel black photosensitive resin composition, which includes: a polysiloxane, a black pigment, an alkali-soluble resin, a photopolymerizable compound, a photopolymerization initiator and a solvent. Accordingly, the black photosensitive resin composition of the present invention can meet the requirements for optical density and resistance under high temperature and is advantageous to the application in a touch panel.
04/10/14
20140100300
new patent Low melt flow branched ionomers
Wherein r is a hydrocarbon chain having from 2 to 40 carbons and at least one polymerizable unsaturation; a is an anionic group; m is a cationic group; z is −1 or −2; x is +1, +2, +3, +4, or +5; and y is an integer having a value of from 1 to 4. The branched aromatic ionomer has a melt flow index ranging from 1.0 g/10 min.
04/10/14
20140100295
new patent Process and system for producing synthetic crude oil from offshore produced fluids containing high co2 content
A system and process for producing synthetic crude oil from produced fluids of an oil well is disclosed. The system comprises a separation plant for producing an associated gas stream from produced fluids a membrane unit comprising a plurality of polymer membranes to provide a co2 enriched permeate stream and a co2 depleted product gas stream, a gas conversion plant for converting the co2 depleted product gas stream into a synthetic crude oil and a heat exchanger adding heat to the associated gas stream so that the membrane unit operates at a temperature of at least 80° c.
04/10/14
20140100291
new patent Actinically-crosslinkable siloxane-containing copolymers
The invention provide a class of actinically-crosslinkable silicone-containing prepolymers obtained by functionalizing an intermediary copolymer to have two or more thiol or ethylenically-unsaturated groups covalently attached thereto, wherein the intermediary copolymer is an atom-transfer radical polymerization (atrp) product of a reactive mixture comprising a polysiloxane atrp macroinitiator and at least one hydrophilic vinylic monomer. The present invention is also related to silicone hydrogel contact lenses made from a prepolymer of the invention and methods for making the contact lenses in a cost-effective way and with high consistency and high fidelity to the original lens design..
04/10/14
20140100238
new patent Method of diagnosing and treating epstein barr virus-based myalgic encephalomyelitis chronic fatigue syndrome patients
A method of diagnosing a subset of epstein barr virus, myalgic encephalomyelitis chronic fatigue syndrome (me/cfs) patients through a multi-prong clinical/serological analysis is provided wherein epstein barr virus abortive lytic replication (ebv) is determined as the specific causal agent through the use of serum antibodies to ebv encoded dutpase and serum antibodies to ebv dna polymerase as molecular markers. A method of treating patients diagnosed with epstein barr virus abortive lytic replication (ebv), myalgic encephalomyelitis chronic fatigue syndrome (me/cfs) with specific antiviral nucleosides is also provided, to alleviate the condition..
04/10/14
20140100228
new patent Small molecule inhibitors of influenza a rna-dependent rna polymerase
Antiviral compositions and methods are contemplated that are especially effective in the treatment and prevention of influenza a viruses. Also presented are cellular assays to identify small molecule compounds having antiviral properties, particularly as it relates to detection of influenza a rna-dependent rna polymerase activity in a mammalian cell independent of other influenza a components.
04/10/14
20140100190
new patent Use of lipid conjugates in cystic fibrosis and applications thereof
Wherein l is a lipid or a phospholipid, z is either nothing, ethanolamine, serine, inositol, choline, or glycerol, y is either nothing or a spacer group ranging in length from 2 to 30 atoms, x is a physiologically acceptable monomer, dimer, oligomer, or polymer, wherein x is a glycosaminoglycan; and n is a number from 1 to 1000, wherein any bond between l, z, y and x is either an amide or an esteric bond in treating a subject suffering from cystic fibrosis, reducing or delaying the mortality of a subject suffering from cystic fibrosis or ameliorating symptoms associated with cystic fibrosis.. .
04/10/14
20140100152
new patent Coated bleach materials
The invention relates to particles of bleach material that comprise at least two coating layers. At least one of the coating layers comprises a sugar compound and at least one other coating layer comprises a polymer.
04/10/14
20140100149
new patent Low pour point lubricant base stock
Disclosed is a lubricant base stock, exhibiting a combination of high flash point, low evaporation loss, high viscosity and unexpectedly exceptionally low pour point and high viscosity index value. Said lubricant base stock comprises at least one ester between 2-propylheptanoic acid and at least one 2,2-substituted 1,3-propanediol and/or at least one dimer, trimer or polymer thereof and/or at least one alkoxylated species of a said 2,2-substituted 1,3-propanediol or a said dimer, trimer or polymer thereof..
04/10/14
20140100144
new patent Maintenance-free slide bearing with a combined adhesive sliding layer
Slide bearings and methods of producing slide bearings are disclosed. The slide bearing has a metal support and a sliding layer.
04/10/14
20140100142
new patent Traceable polymeric scale inhibitors and methods of using such scale inhibitors
A traceable polymeric scale inhibitor comprises a traceable phosphinate moiety and a scale inhibiting moiety including carboxylate functionality. The polymeric scale inhibitor may be derived from polymerization of a mixture comprising a phosphinate compound and a vinyl-carboxylate monomer.
04/10/14
20140099849
new patent Pigment paste composition
A pigment paste composition includes a) a flame retardant including a combination of antimony oxide, zinc borate, and zinc sulfide; b) a coloring agent; c) a solvent comprising a plasticizer; and d) a wetting and dispersing agent. Further included is a fabric including at least one fiber coated with the aforementioned pigment paste composition dispersed within a polymer base..
04/10/14
20140099848
new patent Waterborne shape memory polymer coatings
The present invention relates to shape memory polymers and waterborne coating materials and, more particularly, to waterborne shape memory polymer coatings.. .
04/10/14
20140099726
new patent Device for characterizing polymers
Provided is a device comprising (a) a plurality of chambers, each chamber in communication with an adjacent chamber through at least one pore wherein the device contains at least two pores defined as a first and a second pores, (b) means to move at least a portion of the polymer out of the first pore and into the second pore and (c) at least one sensor capable of identifying individual components of the polymer during movement of the polymer through the first and second pores, provided that when only a single sensor is employed, the single sensor does not include two electrodes placed at both ends of a pore to measure an ionic current across the pore. Methods of using the device are also provided..
04/10/14
20140099723
new patent Deterioration analysis method and chemical state measurement method
The present invention provides a deterioration analysis method capable of analyzing in detail deterioration of a polymer material, and in particular deterioration in the surface condition of a polymer material with low conductivity. The present invention relates to a deterioration analysis method including irradiating a polymer material with a metal coating having a thickness of 100 Å or less formed thereon, with high intensity x-rays, and measuring x-ray absorption while varying the energy of the x-rays, to analyze deterioration of the polymer..
04/10/14
20140099674
new patent Recombinase polymerase amplification
This disclosure describes related novel methods for recombinase-polymerase amplification (rpa) of a target dna that exploit the properties of recombinase and related proteins, to invade double-stranded dna with single stranded homologous dna permitting sequence specific priming of dna polymerase reactions. The disclosed methods have the advantage of not requiring thermocycling or thermophilic enzymes, thus offering easy and affordable implementation and portability relative to other amplification methods.
04/10/14
20140099672
new patent Method for preparing polymeric protein composed of monomeric protein produced by fusing protein having immunoglobulin fold structure to protein capable of serving as subunit structure
(d) replacing a solvent of a solution obtained in step (c) with a buffer using gel filtration chromatography or the like.. .
04/10/14
20140099644
new patent Novel compositions, methods and kits for real time polymerase chain reaction (pcr)
The present disclosure is directed to compositions, methods and kits for amplifying target nucleic acids while reducing non-specific amplification and undesired amplification products using a dual hot start reaction mixture that comprise at least two different hot start mechanisms.. .
04/10/14
20140099643
new patent Use of perturbants to facilitate incorporation and recovery of taggants from polymerized coatings
The invention provides methods for increasing the recoverability of taggants from an object. The methods include the steps of incorporating a taggant into a solution; mixing the solution including the taggant with a perturbant to form a first perturbant taggant solution; mixing the first perturbant taggant solution with a polymer to form a second perturbant taggant polymer solution; and applying the second perturbant taggant polymer solution to at least a portion of the object to form a taggant-coated object.
04/10/14
20140099636
new patent Field-based qpcr microbial monitoring
Dna/rna monitoring of microbes at an oil field to determine the presence and activity of harmful microbes is accomplished with a portable qpcr (quantitative polymerase chain reaction) machine. This permits the monitoring to occur on-site in the field and reduces the variability that may occur from the transportation of samples..
04/10/14
20140099583
new patent Simultaneous photoresist development and neutral polymer layer formation
A photoresist layer is lithographically exposed to form lithographically exposed photoresist regions and lithographically unexposed photoresist regions. The photoresist layer is developed with a non-polar or weakly polar solvent including a dissolved neutral polymer material.
04/10/14
20140099581
new patent Negative photosensitive resin composition and cured product of same
A negative photosensitive resin composition which contains (a) an epoxy resin that has two or more epoxy groups in each molecule, (b) an alkali-soluble resin and (c) a cationic photopolymerization initiator. The epoxy resin (a) is an epoxy resin that is obtained by a reaction between a phenol derivative represented by formula (1) and an epihalohydrin..
04/10/14
20140099580
new patent Spatial and temporal control of brush formation on surfaces
The invention disclosed herein provides highly efficient methods and materials useful for surface patterning via polymerization reactions. In particular, by using a light-mediated radical polymerization procedure, brush formation from a surface can be regulated spatially by controlling the area of irradiation.
04/10/14
20140099579
new patent Electrostatic charge image developing toner, electrostatic charge image developer, toner cartridge, process cartridge, image forming apparatus, and image forming method
An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes toner particles having a core that includes a block copolymer of a crystalline polyester block and an amorphous polyester block, and a shell that covers the core and includes an amorphous polyester resin having an ethylenically unsaturated double bond, and of which a surface layer part includes a crosslinked product of the amorphous polyester resin having an ethylenically unsaturated double bond.. .
04/10/14
20140099573
new patent Photoinitiated olefin methathesis polymerization
The present invention provides photosensitive compositions and methods of patterning a polymeric image on a substrate, said methods comprising; (a) depositing a layer of photosensitive composition of any one of claims 15 to 22 on the substrate; and (b) irradiating a portion of the layer of photosensitive composition with a light comprising a wavelength in a range of from about 220 to about 440 nm. The invention also relates to methods of metathesizing an unsaturated organic precursor comprising irradiating fischer-type carbene ruthenium catalysts with at least one wavelength of light in the presence of at least one unsaturated organic precursor so as to metathesize at least one alkene or one alkyne bond..
04/10/14
20140099546
new patent Electrode active material having core-shell structure
Disclosed is an electrode active material having a core-shell structure, which includes: (a) a core capable of intercalating and deintercalating lithium ions; and (b) a shell including a polymer or an oligomer having a glass transition temperature of 25° c. Or less when impregnated with an electrolyte, wherein a surface of the core is coated with the shell.
04/10/14
20140099542
new patent Lithium ion secondary battery electrode, manufacturing process for the same, and lithium ion secondary battery using the electrode
A lithium ion secondary battery electrode includes a current collector, an active material layer containing a binder formed on a surface of the current collector, and a coated layer formed on the surface of at least a part of the active material layer, wherein the coated layer contains a silicone-acrylic graft copolymer cured substance including an acrylic type main chain having a functional group and a side chain having a silicone graft-polymerized to the acrylic type main chain, and the coated layer is chemically bonded with the binder.. .
04/10/14
20140099537
new patent Conductive film, current collector using same, battery and bipolar battery
A conductive film includes a layer 1 formed by a conductive material 1 that includes a polymer material 1 containing any of (1) an amine and an epoxy resin (where the epoxy resin and the amine are mixed in a ratio of 1.0 or more in terms of the ratio of the number of active hydrogen atoms in the amine with respect to the number of functional groups in the epoxy resin), (2) a phenoxy resin and an epoxy resin, (3) a saturated hydrocarbon polymer having a hydroxyl group, and (4) a curable resin and an elastomer and conductive particles 1. The conductive film has excellent stability in an equilibrium potential environment in a negative electrode and low electric resistance per unit area in the thickness direction.
04/10/14
20140099506
new patent Biodegradable polymers with sulfenamide bonds for drug delivery applications
The present invention provides polysulfenamides and methods of making same.. .
04/10/14
20140099504
new patent Pressure-sensitive adhesive film
A pressure-sensitive adhesive film, including a substrate and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer provided on at least one side of the substrate, wherein the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer contains a (meth)acryl-based polymer, an alkali metal salt, and a crosslinking agent, and the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer contains 2 parts by weight or less of the crosslinking agent based on 100 parts by weight of the (meth)acryl-based polymer, the pressure-sensitive adhesive film having an adhesive strength of 0.5 n/25 mm or more as measured at a tension rate of 0.3 m/minute after it is placed on an adherend of an acrylic panel under conditions of 23° c. And 50% rh for 30 minutes, and uses for the film..
04/10/14
20140099503
new patent Primer composition and adhesive tape
A primer composition, comprising 100 parts by mass (as solid matter) of a graft polymer of a natural rubber graft-polymerized with 15 to 65 mass % of methyl methacrylate and 25 to 300 parts by mass of a carboxyl group-modified acrylonitrile butadiene rubber.. .
04/10/14
20140099502
new patent Heat-sealable biodegradable packaging material, a package made thereof, and use of a resin in extrusion coating
The invention concerns a heat-sealable biodegradable packaging material, which comprises a fibrous substrate and one or more polymer coating layers extruded onto said substrate. According to the invention the packaging material includes at least one polymer coating layer containing polylactide and at least about 1 weight-% of terpene phenolic resin blended therewith.
04/10/14
20140099499
new patent Lamination of polymer thick film conductor compositions
This invention provides a method for using a polymer thick film conductor composition to form an electrical conductor in an electrical circuit, the method subjecting the deposited thick film conductor composition to lamination. The invention also provides a method for reducing the resistance of an electrical conductor formed from a polymer thick film conductor composition, the method comprising the step of subjecting the electrical conductor to lamination.
04/10/14
20140099496
new patent High strength and high elasticity composite materials and methods of reinforcing substrates with the same
In accordance with various embodiments of the disclosed subject matter, a composite material is provided. The composite material in accordance with some embodiments of the disclosed subject matter includes a high tenacity fiber reinforced polymer fabric and a polyurea coating layer formed on at least one surface of the polymer fabric.
04/10/14
20140099495
new patent Adhesive film, adhesive composition for the same, and display member including the same
An adhesive film includes a cured product of a (meth)acrylic copolymer and has a refractive index from about 1.5 to about 1.6. An adhesive composition for preparing the adhesive film includes a (meth)acrylic copolymer of a monomer mixture.
04/10/14
20140099492
new patent Polymeric sheets and articles wrapped therewith
A polymeric sheet having low density and comprising a low to non-existent amount of cyclic olefinic polymers (cop) and/or cyclic olefinic copolymers (coc). The overall density of the sheet may be lower than water.
04/10/14
20140099482
new patent Colour laser marking of articles and security documents
A method for preparing a colour laser marked article comprising the steps of: a) infrared laser marking a security element including a polymeric support and a colour forming layer comprising a colour forming compound, an infrared dye and a polymeric binder comprising vinyl acetate and at least 85 wt % of vinyl chloride based on the total weight of the binder; and b) exposing the laser marked security element with light having a wavelength higher than 440 nm. The light exposure of step b) hinders the falsification of an issued security document without significant increase of background density..
04/10/14
20140099480
new patent Registration system for phototools
There is herein described a method and apparatus for positioning a phototool. More particularly, there is described a method and apparatus for accurately positioning a phototool capable of photoimaging a substrate (e.g.
04/10/14
20140099478
new patent Block copolymer assembly
The embodiments disclose a block copolymer assembly structure, including a first pattern and second pattern with a first density of patterned features integrated in data and servo zones, a silicon substrate with thin film layers deposited thereon and patterned using the first density of first pattern and second pattern features and a template fabrication pattern with a second density greater than the first density created using ordered block copolymer periodic structures across a portion of the substrate.. .
04/10/14
20140099469
new patent Polymer webs having enhanced softness
The present invention provides a nonwoven substrate comprising a fibrous web defining a surface; and a layer of a benefit agent wherein said benefit agent is selected from an additive composition, an enhancement component and combinations thereof; wherein said benefit agent is frothed and bonded to the fibrous web surface through a creping process and wherein said nonwoven substrate demonstrates improvements selected from enhanced tactile feel, enhanced printing, a decrease in hysteresis, an increase in bulk, an increase in elasticity/extensibility, an increase in retractability, a reduction in rugosities and combinations thereof when compared to an untreated substrate.. .
04/10/14
20140099463
new patent Atmospheric plasma treatment of reinforcement cords and use in rubber articles
(c) exposing the reinforcement cord to the atmospheric pressure plasma under conditions suitable to form a polymer strongly bonded to the reinforcement cord and capable of bonding to rubber.. .
04/10/14
20140099461
new patent Self-bonding fluoropolymers and methods of producing the same
A method of making expanded fluoropolymer articles thermally bonds portions of expanded fluoropolymers together, without using an adhesive or crushing force, to produce stronger bonds at the joint between the expanded fluoropolymers than the bonds within the constituent expanded fluoropolymers. The method involves placing the portions of expanded fluoropolymers to be thermally bonded together in intimate contact with each other after wet-stretching the expanded fluoropolymers, and removing the wetting agent used to wet-stretch the expanded fluoropolymers, without subsequent expansion or stretching, to yield an expanded fluoropolymer article exhibiting unexpected and superior properties that can be used in a variety of medical and industrial applications..
04/10/14
20140099459
new patent Liquid crystalline composition for use in a foodstuff article
A shaped part that is formed from a polymer composition that contains a liquid crystalline polymer and a metallic pigment is provided. By selectively controlling the type and relative concentration of these components, the polymer composition and shaped parts formed therefrom can have a metallic-like appearance.
04/10/14
20140099458
new patent Liquid crystalline composition with a metallic appearance
A polymer composition that contains a liquid crystalline polymer and a metallic pigment formed from metal particles and a carrier resin is provided. The polymer composition also contains an organophosphorous antioxidant that can help reduce the production of odorous compounds at high temperatures.
04/10/14
20140099456
new patent Fiber reinforced polymer strengthening system
A fiber reinforced polymer strengthening system containing a concrete or masonry structural member having at least one outer facing surface with at least one groove. The at least one groove contains at least one reinforcing element, where the reinforcing element contains a matrix material having a transition temperature of at least about 120° c.
04/10/14
20140099453
new patent Recording medium
The invention provides a recording medium having a substrate, a first ink receiving layer and a second link receiving layer which is an outermost layer in this order, wherein the first ink receiving layer contains alumina hydrate and polyvinyl alcohol, the second ink receiving layer contains alumina hydrate, polyvinyl alcohol, a cationic polymer particle and a zirconium compound, and the thickness of the second ink receiving layer is 3 μm or more and 10 μm or less.. .
04/10/14
20140099449
new patent Radiation curable aqueous dispersions
An aqueous dispersion comprising a mixture of a first dispersion and a second dispersion, said first dispersion comprising at least one (meth)acrylated pre-polymer (a), and said second dispersion comprising at least one thiol-functional compound (b), said aqueous dispersion optionally comprising at least one ethylenically unsaturated compound (c).. .
04/10/14
20140099445
new patent Method for producing a film having a nano-structure on the surface of the film
A method is provided for producing easily a membrane (film) having a micro surface structure (porous structure, fibrous structure and the like) in nano-order. The method for producing a film having a nano-structure on the surface of the film, includes the steps of: (1) coating a substrate with a solution containing a copolymer including two or more homopolymer segments and an organic solvent having boiling point of 82° c.
04/10/14
20140099444
new patent Composites containing polypeptides attached to polysaccharides and molecules
This document provides methods and materials related to composites or coatings containing polypeptides attached to polysaccharides and/or molecules. For example, methods and materials related to composites or coatings containing polypeptides (e.g., casein polypeptides) attached to polysaccharides (e.g., cellulose) and/or molecules (e.g., calcium containing molecules such as calcium phosphate and calcium carbonate and/or polyesters such as polylactic acid and polyhydroxybutyrate) are provided.
04/10/14
20140099435
new patent Methods of manufacturing wire, wire pre-products and wires
Exemplary methods for manufacturing a wire and resultant wires are disclosed herein. The method includes extruding a cross-linkable polymer that is substantially free of curing agent about a conductive core, then adding a curing agent to the extruded wire pre-product, then heat-curing the extruded wire pre-product..
04/10/14
20140099434
new patent Methods of manufacturing wire, multi-layer wire pre-procucts and wires
Exemplary methods for manufacturing a wire and resultant wires are disclosed herein. The method includes extruding a receptor cross-linkable polymer that is substantially free of curing agent about a conductive core and extruding a donor polymer in association with a curing agent.
04/10/14
20140099427
new patent Method for the manufacture of nerve regeneration-inducing tube
A method for manufacturing a nerve regeneration-inducing tube with excellent pressure resistance, shape recovery property, anti-kink property, film exfoliation resistance, resistance to invasion of outer tissues, and leakage resistance. The tubular body is formed by weaving together fibers made up of biodegradable polymer.
04/10/14
20140099393
new patent Apparatus for continuously extruding polymer resin
The present invention relates to an apparatus for continuously extruding polymer resin, and more particularly, to an apparatus for continuously extruding polymer resin melts in a direction parallel with a flow direction thereof, in which a lubricant injected through an oil injection port formed on an extrusion die flows along an inner circumferential surface of an extrusion path so as to move along with the polymer resin melts.. .
04/10/14
20140099371
new patent Medicinal carriers, and preparation method and uses thereof
A medicinal carrier is provided. The medicinal carrier comprises a first component, which is a biocompatible polymer with an amino group (—nh2); a saccharide; and a second component which is a biocompatible material.
04/10/14
20140099370
new patent Controlled release of biologically active compounds
The present invention relates to biodegradable polymers (e.g., polyesters and polyester amides) derived from functionalized biologically active compounds that can provide site specific delivery of bioactive compounds upon biodegradation in a controlled manner.. .
04/10/14
20140099357
new patent Biologically efficacious compositions, articles of manufacture and processes for producing and/or using same
Compositions, solid polymeric compositions, and/or articles of manufacture are provided that can include a polymer matrix having a plurality of ion-exchange particles distributed therein. Products by process are provided that can include prior to solidifying the polymeric precursors, blending the precursors with ion-exchange particles to form a mixture, and solidifying the mixture to form a solid polymeric composition product.
04/10/14
20140099331
new patent Zwitterionic immunomodulators for the teatment of asthma and allergy
Methods and products for treating and protecting against asthma and allergic conditions are provided. The methods and products are related to certain naturally occurring and synthetic zwitterionic polymers which are found to induce certain t regulatory (treg) cells and to exert immunosuppressive effects in vitro and in vivo..
04/10/14
20140099278
new patent Biocompatible polycaprolactone fumarate formulations
A polycaprolactone fumarate polymer useful as a matrix material for a biocompatible scaffold for tissue engineering applications is disclosed. The polycaprolactone fumarate polymer can be prepared by reacting caprolactone with an alkane polyol to prepare a polycaprolactone precursor, and then reacting the polycaprolactone precursor with fumaric acid or a salt thereof to prepare the polycaprolactone fumarate polymer.
04/10/14
20140099277
new patent Biodegradable polyurethane/urea compositions
The present invention relates to biocompatible, biodegradable polyurethane/urea polymeric compositions that are capable of in-vivo curing with low heat generation to form materials suitable for use in scaffolds in tissue engineering applications such as bone and cartilage repair. The polymers are desirably flowable and injectable and can support living biological components to aid in the healing process.
04/10/14
20140099276
new patent Compositions having hase rheology modifiers
A monomer compound that contains at least one polymerizable functional group per molecule, and at least one bicycloheptyl-, bicycloheptenyl-, or branched (c5-c42)alkyl-polyether radical per molecule, wherein the bicycloheptyl- or bicycloheptenyl-polyether radical may optionally be substituted on one or more of the ring carbon atoms by one or two (c1-c6)alkyl groups per ring carbon atom is useful in making polymers, particularly ph responsive polymers.. .
04/10/14
20140099275
new patent Lightweight styling agents
A styling agent in a cosmetically acceptable carrier includes, based in each case on its weight: 0.01 to 3 wt % of at least one copolymer a as defined herein, and 0.05 to 10 wt %, by preference 0.1 to 7.5 wt %, more preferably 0.25 to 6 wt %, and in particular 0.5 to 5 wt % of at least one film-forming polymer, and 0.5 to 30 wt %, by preference 1 to 25 wt %, more preferably 2.5 to 20 wt %, and in particular 5 to 15 wt % of at least one wax having a melting point in a range from 40° c. To 90° c.
04/10/14
20140099271
new patent Dental compositions comprising a fatty mono(meth)acrylate
Presently described are dental compositions comprising one or more fatty mono(meth)acrylates, methods of use, dental articles, and methods of making dental compositions. It has been found that a relatively low concentration of a fatty mono(meth)acrylate can improve the handling characteristics of a dental composition by reducing the tendency of the composition to stick to a dental instrument and/or by reducing the tendency of a dental composition to string when being manipulated by a dental instrument.
04/10/14
20140099266
new patent Magnetic fluid nanosystem
Targeting contrast agent for magnetic resonance imaging (mri). In preferred embodiments, self-assembled polyelectrolytes coated superparamagnetic iron oxide contrast agent particles are provided, which are labeled with targeting moieties, afforded enhanced relaxivity, improved signal-to-noise and targeting ability.
04/10/14
20140099263
new patent Polymer-agent conjugates, particles, compositions, and related methods of use
Described herein are polymer-agent conjugates and particles, which can be used, for example, in the treatment of cancer. Also described herein are mixtures, compositions and dosage forms containing the particles, methods of using the particles (e.g., to treat a disorder), kits including the polymer-agent conjugates and particles, methods of making the polymer-agent conjugates and particles, methods of storing the particles and methods of analyzing the particles..
04/10/14
20140099255
new patent Polymer based radionuclide containing particulate material
The invention relates to a particulate material having a diameter in the range of from 5 to 200 microns comprising polymeric matrix and stably incorporated radionuclide, processes for its production and a method of radiation therapy utilising the particulate material.. .
04/10/14
20140099226
new patent Simplified roots-type blower
The present disclosure relates to a simplified roots-type blower having an improved sound signature. The roots-type blower includes a rotor bore housing having a molded, one-piece polymeric construction.
04/10/14
20140099157
new patent System for mounting objects to polymeric membranes
A system and method to attach an object to a support structure, the system including a fastener having an anti-rotational member, a mounting plate having a raised portion adapted to receive the fastener, and an elastic membrane. The fastener is sandwiched between the mounting plate and the elastic membrane.


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