|| List of recent Prom-related patents
|Sugarcane bacilliform viral (scbv) enhancer and its use in plant functional genomics|
Identification of new enhancer sequence has significant utility in the plant functional genomics. The sugarcane bacilliform badnavirus (scbv) transcriptional enhancer has been identified.
|Disease resistant plants|
The present invention relates to a plant, which is resistant to a pathogen of viral, bacterial, fungal or oomycete origin, wherein the plant has a reduced level, reduced activity or complete absence of dmr6 protein as compared to a plant that is not resistant to the said pathogen, in particular organisms of the fungi or the phylum oomycota. The invention further relates to a method for obtaining a plant, which is resistant to a pathogen of viral, bacterial, fungal or oomycete origin, comprising reducing the endogenous level or activity of dmr6 protein in the plant.
|Production of transgenic avians using improved retroviral vectors|
A transgenic avian containing in its genome an exogenous nucleotide sequence which includes a promoter component and a vector with reduced promoter interference wherein the exogenous nucleotide sequence is integrated into the genome and the avian.. .
|Sharable content item links with use restrictions|
Shareable content items links with use restrictions. In one embodiment, for example, a method comprises: receiving, from a client computing device used by a link submitter, a request to access a server-stored content item at a sharable link; denying the access requested by the link submitter based on one or more use restrictions associated with the shareable link; prompting the link submitter to request approval to access to the server-stored content item at the shareable link; responsive to receiving approval for the link submitter to access the server-stored content item at the shareable link, modifying the use restrictions associated with the shareable link to allow the link submitter to access the server-stored content item at the shareable link..
|Sharable content item links with use restrictions|
Sharable content item links with use restrictions. In one embodiment, for example, a method comprises: receiving, from a client computing device used by an authenticated link submitter, a first request to access a server-stored content item at a sharable link; wherein the link submitter is authenticated according to a first authentication factor; responsive to receiving the first request, prompting the link submitter to enter/submit a second authentication factor; and providing access to the server-stored content item at the shareable link responsive to receiving the second authentication factor from the link submitter..
|Information processing apparatus, communication system, and computer-readable medium|
An information processing apparatus includes a request information reception unit that receives a request for information processing from a client apparatus, an inquiry information transmission unit that inquires about the presence of authentication information for the information processing, first and second determination units, a prompt information transmission unit, an acquisition information reception unit, and a process start unit. If the first determination unit determines that any piece of the authentication information is missing, using a response to the inquiry, the second determination unit determines whether a second apparatus is to be prompted to obtain the missing authentication information, based on predetermined information.
A memory system (10) is disclosed, which comprises a flash-eeprom nonvolatile memory (11) having a plurality of memory cells that have floating gates and in which data items are electrically erasable and writable, a cache memory (13) that temporarily stores data of the flash-eeprom nonvolatile memory (11), a control circuit (12, 14) that controls the flash-eeprom nonvolatile memory (11) and the cache memory (13), and an interface circuit (16) that communicates with a host, in which the control circuit functions to read data from a desired target area to-be-determined of the flash-eeprom nonvolatile memory and detect an erased area to determine a written area/unwritten area by using as a determination condition whether or not a count number of data “0” of the read data has reached a preset criterion count number.. .
|Detecting device presence for a layer 3 connection using layer 2 discovery information|
Techniques for monitoring presence of a remote device at layer 2 that allow reducing power consumption without compromising the device's availability. A device that pairs with a remote wireless device may establish a layer 3 connection, such as an ip connection, to the remote device to provide services to a user.
|Filtering notifications from a third party application to a user of a social networking system based on an action of the user|
A method for filtering a notification being provided from an application to a user of a social networking system based on an action of the user is described. The method starts by receiving the notification from the application to the user.
|Verification methods for fraud prevention in money transfer receive transactions|
A computer system is operated to prevent fraud in a money transfer receive transaction. A send transaction request is received from a sender for a money transfer including a send amount.
|Systems and methods for vehicle information-based fuel purchasing|
A method for facilitating the purchase of fuel from a fuel pump, by a driver using a credit instrument to make a request for fuel, for a vehicle forming part of a fleet of vehicles owned by a fleet owner having fleet management software, comprising causing the driver to be prompted to submit vehicle information and driver information via the fuel pump, responsive to a credit request to purchase fuel for a vehicle using the credit instrument, ensuring the credit instrument has the required credit, confirming the vehicle information and the driver information, and if the ensuring and confirming are affirmed: authorizing the dispensing of fuel by the fuel pump; and if the ensuring or the confirming are denied: declining the dispensing of fuel by the fuel pump.. .
|Product localization and interaction|
The present invention provide systems and methods for the display of a prompt on a mobile device display; receipt of an indication of a selection of the prompt by a user; the display of a map showing the nearby locations for products and services, for example; a determination that a user has relocated to one of these locations; and a determination that a user has engaged in a transaction relating to one of the products or services. Other embodiments of systems and methods of the present invention include means for determining and applying the preferences of a user..
|System and method for talent promotion|
A system and method for talent promotion including a social network, a venue and a brand accelerator. Users of the system may include artists, managers, venues and fans.
|Methods and systems for accessing a computer resource over a network via microphone-captured audio|
The disclosure relates to accessing computer resources by sensing audio with a microphone. One claim recites a system comprising: a software module comprising instructions for controlling a wireless device to: i) extract identifying data from microphone-captured audio by applying a hashing algorithm to the microphone-captured audio; ii) obtain device information for a class of devices associated with the wireless device; iii) control communication of the identifying data and the device information; and iv) control a user interface to facilitate access to a third party computer resource based on a service received by said software module in response to communication of the identifying data and the device information, in which the service is configured to facilitate access in response to audio prompting; and a network resource comprising a data registry, the data registry comprising a correlation between identifying data, device information and sponsored links, the network resource configured to provide the service to the software module including providing a sponsored link to the software module, the sponsored link being associated with the identifying data and the device information.
|Promotion operable recognition system|
A recognition system is employed in conjunction with a subscriber's cellular phone and the network serving the subscriber. According to an embodiment, a subscriber can use a cellular phone to receive and capture data signals, from, for example, an audio output.
|Method and system for presenting banners having direct link to user profile information|
A method and system for generating electronic advertisement, such as banner ads, based on user profile information and other information are disclosed. An online promotion service may receive profile information, location information and other information from a user.
|Systems and methods for avoiding undesirable bundling and use of computer applications|
Systems and methods are disclosed to avoid the undesirable offer, use, bundling, and other provision of applications. An application can be associated with categories or keywords and another application can be associated with restrictions prevented it from being used with applications associated with certain categories or keywords.
|Systems and methods for assisting users with contact, access, and distribution lists|
A computer server system provides an online community for customers of a business entity. A first level feedback module provides visual feedback to each user in a user interface for the online community, which quantifies each user's interaction with the community.
|Systems and methods for verifying and remediating an assigned task|
Systems and methods for verifying and remediating a task may provide administrators that may distribute or manage a product or a store to become aware in real-time that there are problems with in-store information that may be affecting consumer decisions. Administrators may become aware of problems and manage activities, including making corrections, in real-time without having to be on-site.
|Portable medical record system and method|
A user is allowed to create a new button via an input device, and a processor provides an option to the user to make the button either a single- or multiple-response button. An input is accepted from the user regarding a number of responses for the button via the input device, and the processor prompts the user to input a descriptor for each of the one or more responses chosen for the button.
|Healthcare point of service adjudication and payment system|
Systems and methods are described that facilitate providing an online, automated payment architecture that aggregates funds from multiple health-related accounts (e.g., a member's hsa, an employer's advance account, etc.) and automatically transfers the aggregated funds to a healthcare provider's account to pay a bill or invoice. According to other aspects, healthcare fraud is prevented by storing electronic images of members and their dependents, wherein the images can be recalled by a healthcare provider at the point of service to verify that the member or dependent is actually a covered member.
|Local vascular delivery of trichostatin a alone or in combination with sirolimus to prevent restenosis following vascular injury|
Medical devices, and in particular implantable medical devices, may be coated with any number of biocompatible materials. Therapeutic drugs, agents or compounds may be mixed with the biocompatible materials and affixed to at least a portion of the medical device.
|Dual diameter, dual density eptfe suture|
A suture for use in cardiac valve repair comprises a flexible rod of eptfe (expanded polytetrafluoroethylene) formed with end sections of a first diameter and a center section of a second diameter, the second diameter being greater than the first diameter, and the end sections having a length sufficient to enable one to be fastened to the other. In one embodiment, the first diameter is about 1-1.6 mm and the second diameter is between about 1.8-4 mm.
|Sequence-determined dna fragments encoding trehalose-6p phosphatase proteins|
The present invention provides dna molecules that constitute fragments of the genome of a plant, and polypeptides encoded thereby. The dna molecules are useful for specifying a gene product in cells, either as a promoter or as a protein coding sequence or as an utr or as a 3′ termination sequence, and are also useful in controlling the behavior of a gene in the chromosome, in controlling the expression of a gene or as tools for genetic mapping, recognizing or isolating identical or related dna fragments, or identification of a particular individual organism, or for clustering of a group of organisms with a common trait..
|Erythropoietin production-promoting agent|
A therapeutic and/or prophylactic agent for renal anemia comprising alas and an erythropoietin production promoter comprising alas.. .
|Use of histone deacetylase inhibitors in changing mrjp3 protein in royal jelly|
The invention provides a method of changing a ratio of 68 to 64 kda protein of mrjp3 in a royal jelly, a method of producing a royal jelly comprising mrjp3 having a changed ratio of 68 to 64 kda protein relative to a control royal jelly and the royal jelly produced thereform. Also provided is a method of promoting the growth of the larva of a queen bee comprising feeding the larva of the queen bee a royal jelly of the invention.
|Methods, compositions and screens for therapeutics for the treatment of synovial sarcoma|
Methods and compositions are provided for treating human synovial sarcoma (ss). Also provided are screens to identify therapeutics for the treatment of synovial sarcoma.
|Aminoalkyloxazole and aminoalkylthiazolecarboxylic acid amides as regeneration-promoting substances for sensory organs and post-mitotic tissues|
A method of treating inner ear hardness of hearing and restoring hearing of humans and animals after damage and loss of sensory hair cells in an organ of corti based on regeneration biology includes administering a therapeutically effective amount of a compound including aminoalkyloxazole and aminoalkylthiazole carboxylic acid amides, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, a stereoisomer, a stereoisomer mixture, a tautomer or a prodrug compound thereof, directly or indirectly to damaged tissue structures in a cochlea, optionally, by transtympanal injection into a middle ear, by application to a round or oval window of an inner ear or by injection into the inner ear.. .
|Bruton's tyrosine kinase as anti-cancer drug target|
Receptor protein kinases (rptks) transmit extracellular signals across the plasma membrane to cytosolic proteins, stimulating formation of complexes that regulate key cellular functions. Over half of the known tyrosine kinases are implicated in human cancers and are therefore highly promising drug targets.
|Alkyl-amine harmine derivatives for promoting bone growth|
In one aspect, the invention provides compounds of formula i, and salts, hydrates and isomers thereof. In another aspect, the invention provides a method of promoting bone formation in a subject in need thereof by administering to the subject a therapeutically effective amount of a compound of formula i, formula ii, or formula iii.
|Lactoferrin and the white matter|
The present invention generally relates to white matter. In particular, the present invention relates to a composition that can be used for promotion the development and/or void loss of white matter.
|Inhibition of collagen synthesis|
Therapies and compositions for reducing collagen synthesis in mammalian cells and tissues wherein the targets are scleraxis, scleraxis-binding sites, receptor-regulated smads, and/or binding sites for receptor-regulated smads whereby synergistic interactions between scleraxis proteins and receptor-regulated smads are reduced, inhibited, interfered with, stopped, and/or prevented thereby reducing, inhibiting and/or interfering with the activation of collagen 1α2 promoter thereby inhibiting collagen production in mammalian cells and tissues. Alternatively, the therapies and compositions may reduce, inhibit, interfere with, stop, and/or prevent binding of the collagen 1α2 promoter to dna thereby inhibiting expression of the collagen 1α2 gene in mammalian cells and tissues..