|| List of recent Prom-related patents
|Nucleotide sequences mediating male fertility and method of using same|
Nucleotide sequences mediating male fertility in plants are described, with dna molecule and amino acid sequences set forth. Promoter sequences and their essential regions are also identified.
|System and method for a secure environment that authenticates secure data handling to the user|
A system and method is introduced for combining a secure device with a non secure user machine for using and sharing secure data seamlessly through the non secure user machine. The secure device runs in a separate, “parallel world” to the user machine so that the user machine cannot access secure data while it is being used.
|Automated deployment of protection agents to devices connected to a distributed computer network|
Network traffic is monitored to detect attempted inter-network communications, including attempts by devices internal to the network to communicate with resources external to the network and attempts by devices external to the network to establish vpn sessions with resources internal to the network. Upon detecting an attempted inter-network communication, the device responsible for initiating such communication is identified.
|Method and system for access to development environment of another with access to intranet data|
A method for secure external access to a collaborative design system is provided that includes establishing a virtual private network (vpn) tunnel between an engagement virtual machine and an external computer system, wherein the external user provides a user id and password for authorization to establish the vpn tunnel, receiving the user id and password in a web interface of the collaborative design system and identifying the engagement virtual machine the external user is allowed to access based on the user id and password, prompting the external user to log into the engagement virtual machine, wherein the user id and password are again received from the external user, issuing a security ticket to the external user when the user logs into the engagement virtual machine, and using the security ticket to authenticate accesses initiated by the external user to engagement files stored in a file system in an intranet.. .
Techniques are provided for granting authorization to restricted content on a display device from an authorizing device. In one embodiment, the display device may operate in a display mode where only unrestricted content is accessible.
|System and method for authorizing access to access-controlled environments|
Systems and methods are provided for authorizing a user to access an access-controlled environment. The system includes a system server platform that communicates with fixed pc's, servers and mobile devices (e.g., smartphones) operated by users.
|Method, apparatus, and system for isolating a temporary partition on a host|
A method, apparatus and system enable a temporary partition on a host to be isolated. More specifically, a temporary partition may be initialized in a partitioned host, assigned its own security policy and given the necessary resources to complete a task.
|Apparatus and method for audio reactive ui information and display|
A method includes determining, using signals captured from two or more microphones (1a) configured to detect an acoustic signal from one or more sound sources, one or more prominent sound sources based on the one or more sound sources (1c-1d). The method further includes determining one or more directions relative to a position of one or more of the two or more microphones for the one or more prominent sound sources (1b-1d).
|Certificate distribution device and method for same, and computer program|
Distribution of a certificate and a private key via a network includes a certificate/private key storage unit by which a certificate and a private key prepared for distribution to one or more devices are stored; a security level storage unit by which a security level for each device belonging to a device group is stored; and a display/instruction unit by which a selection screen prompting a user to select one or more devices from the device group is displayed. An instruction for the selection made by the user is received; and a certificate/private key distribution unit by which, via the network, the certificate and the private key for each device are distributed to the one or multiple devices for which the instruction for selection was made.
|Verification of aircraft information in response to compromised digital certificate|
A method and apparatus for verifying data for use on an aircraft. A plurality of digital certificates associated with the data are received by a processor unit.
|Fitness activity related messaging|
In one embodiment, a method for generating a message to a friend of a user is provided, comprising: processing activity data of a first user measured by an activity monitoring device to update a value of an activity metric for the first user; identifying a change in an inequality relationship between the value of the activity metric for the first user and a value of the activity metric for a second user; in response to identifying the change in the inequality relationship, prompting the first user to generate a message to the second user.. .
|Authorizing push notifications for websites|
In some implementations, a website can be certified by a push notification service operator to send push notifications to user devices. A web browser on the user's device can communicate with the website to advertise the user device's ability to receive push notifications.
|Method and system for handling sensitive data in a content delivery network|
Using cryptographic techniques, sensitive data is protected against disclosure in the event of a compromise of a content delivery network (cdn) edge infrastructure. These techniques obviate storage and/or transfer of such sensitive data, even with respect to payment transactions that are being authorized or otherwise enabled from cdn edge servers..
|Parking locator system providing variably priced parking fees|
A parking locator system providing variably priced parking includes one or more parking sensors and one or more parking kiosks. The parking sensors may generate parking information identifying one or more occupied parking spaces and one or more unoccupied parking spaces within a vicinity.
|Content recommendation based on uniqueness of individuals in target audience|
Machines, systems and methods for promoting content, the method comprising monitoring activities of one or more individuals to determine whether at least a first individual from among said one or more individuals has a unique preference for one or more features of an item; and recommending promoting, to the first individual, one or more items relevant to the one or more features, based on the first individual's estimated uniqueness.. .
|Generating retail promotion baselines|
A system for generating a retail promotion baseline receives sales data for a target product. The sales data reflects sales for the target product that occurred during a first time period and a second time period, the first time period occurring before the promotion, and the second time period occurring after the promotion.
|Automatic offer generation using concept generator apparatus and methods therefor|
Methods and apparatus for implementing forward looking optimizing promotions by administering, in large numbers and iteratively, test promotions formulated using highly granular test variables on segmented subpopulations, whereby the test promotions are automatically generated. The responses from individuals in the subpopulations are received and analyzed.
|Method and system for automated targeted polling via an e-commerce promotions platform|
Certain embodiments of the disclosure relate to methods and systems that support automated, targeted polling of consumers via an e-commerce promotions platform for administering e-commerce promotional activities, such as, for example, sweepstakes, contests, giveaways, and/or instant wins.. .
|Electronic data insurance management system and method|
An electronic data insurance management system may prompt a user, for a selected insurance product, to identify an indemnity level for insuring against loss to one or more electronic data sets, receive input identifying the indemnity level, and link an identifier for one of the one or more electronic data sets with a data insurance policy or policy certificate defined by the identified indemnity level. The system may also create a data storage account for the one of the one or more electronic data sets on a data management system using the identifier such that an association is formed between the data storage account and the data insurance policy or policy certificate..
|Sampling method for performing sampling in an unmistakeable manner|
The invention relates to a sampling method for performing sampling in an unmistakeable manner with execution on a data processing system having a data memory, wherein the data memory stores a plurality of sample-related and analysis-related data records and wherein the analysis-related data records are relationally linked to the sample-related data records, and wherein a user interface having an input/output apparatus is present which is communicatively connected to the data processing system. In this case, an order data record is produced from a captured first identification marker, particularly an identifier, from a first person and the subset of analysis-related data records and is stored in the data memory.
|Wage index navigator system|
A healthcare wage index reporting method and system providing questions and tasks to collect information for filling out a wage index and occupational mix report; receiving responses; processing the responses to complete the report; checking the responses to detect errors; generating error notices; tracking progress; and generating a completed report for submission. Electronic data files, including pufs, can be imported to complete the report, or to pre-populate responses, and the system can generate notifications of differences between the report and the imported file.
|Methods and systems for processing social interactive data and sharing of tracked activity associated with locations|
A method includes determining a location of a first monitoring device used while performing an activity. The first monitoring device is worn by a first user.
|System and method for reducing vehicle generated carbon dioxide emissions|
A system is disclosed having a primary vehicle and a secondary vehicle that is carried by the primary vehicle when not in use. The system further includes at least one of an immobilizing device to immobilize the primary vehicle if the secondary vehicle is removed from the primary vehicle, a data storage device for storing information regarding usage of the primary and secondary vehicles, a user interface device for displaying information regarding usage of the primary and secondary vehicles, and a user prompt for providing information regarding potential opportunities for use of the secondary vehicle to encourage usage of the secondary vehicle and lower co2 emissions..
|Implantable nipple and areola prosthesis|
An implantable nipple and areola prosthesis for post-mastectomy breast cancer patients includes a conical areola position bearing a matrix of suture holes and a protruding nipple portion. During post-mastectomy breast reconstruction surgery, a surgeon implants the prosthesis under the pectoralis major muscle, placing the implant with the nipple prominence anterior and areola portion posterior.
|Bioresorbable implants for transmyocardial revascularization|
Implants for treating insufficient blood flow to a heart muscle with transmyocardial revascularization are disclosed. Methods of treating insufficient blood flow to a heart muscle with the implant are also disclosed.
|Tissue fastening devices and processes that promote tissue adhesion|
The invention in certain aspects relates to a surgical fastener for fastening tissue segments having tissue surfaces. The fastener includes a first fastener member having a base and a piercing element connected to the base for piercing the tissue segments to be fastened, a second fastener member having an opening for receiving and retaining the piercing element of the first fastener member such that the tissue segments to be fastened are retained between the first and second fastening members, and means for promoting adhesion between the tissue surfaces.
|Flexible circuit for delivery through a working channel|
Methods, systems, and devices for providing treatment to a target site are described. The system may include a guide assembly, an expandable support device coupled with the distal end of the guide assembly, and an operative member disposed on the expandable support device.
|Time-varying chest compressions|
Various types of chest compressions may be performed on a patient during a single resuscitation event. In embodiments one or more compression time parameters may be changed during the event, potentially optimizing blood flow for one side of the patient's heart, then the other.
|Hydrogenation of aromatics and other unsaturated organic compounds|
The present invention relates to supported ni-catalysts optionally comprising zn as a promoter, methods for the production of said catalysts and uses of said catalysts for the hydrogenation of a hydrocarbon feed.. .
|Methods and compositions for tumor vaccination and therapy|
The present invention relates to peptide vaccines, pharmaceutical compositions thereof, and associated methodologies that promote the immune-mediated regression of tumors expressing an onconeural antigen, e.g. A cdr-2 antigen, hud antigen.
|Utilization of the function of rare sugar as promoter for the migration of glucokinase from nucleus to cytoplasm|
A composition for treating disordered conditions in association with glucokinase activity contains a glucokinase-activating substance as the active ingredient. A promoting agent of glucokinase transfer from nucleus to cytoplasm contains d-psicose and/or d-tagatose as the active ingredient or a composition for preventing the onset of disordered conditions in association with glucokinase activity or for therapeutically treating the disordered conditions is in a form selected from a group consisting of food additives, food materials, drinks and foods, health drinks and foods, pharmaceutical product and feeds in blend with d-psicose and/or d-tagatose as the active ingredient for use in preventing the onset of disordered conditions in association with glucokinase activity or for therapeutically treating the disordered conditions, which are selected from impaired glucose tolerance, type 2 diabetes mellitus, insulin resistance, abnormal lipidemia, the metabolic syndrome and obesity..
|Compounds and pharmaceutical compositions for treating disorders associated with the 5-ht1a and 5-ht2a receptors|
Which are pharmacologicaly active and able to act on the 5-ht1a and 5-ht2a serotonin receptors in a manner that promotes the control, relief or cure of disorders associated with these receptors, and pharmaceutical compositions containing the compounds for the treatment of disorders associated with these receptors. These compounds and their pharmaceutical compositions are useful in the treatment of conditions such as depression, anxiety, phobias, addictions, aggressiveness, impulsiveness, panic, psychotic, eating and sleep disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder and female sexual dysfunctions, among other disorders associated with these receptors..
|Method for preparing improved cardiomycocyte-like cells|
The present invention relates to the field of cell differentiation. In particular, the present invention relates to a method for preparing improved cardiomyocyte-like cells differentiated from at least one multipotent or pluripotent cell, comprising a step of contacting the cardiomyocyte-like cell(s) with at least one agent to promote and/or induce integrin subunit alpha-v (integrin αv) activity, thereby modulating expression of at least one cardiac gene of said cardiomyocyte-like cells.
|Strigolactam derivatives as plant growth regulating compounds|
The present invention relates to novel strigolactam derivatives of formula (i), to processes and intermediates for preparing them, to plant growth regulator compositions comprising them and to methods of using them for controlling the growth of plants and/or promoting the germination of seeds.. .
|Incorporating transient symbols into wagering games|
A wagering game system and its operations are described herein. In some embodiments, the operations can include providing a wagering game for presentation, wherein the wagering game includes a first symbol set used to indicate one or more wagering game outcomes before initiation of a secondary contest.
|Automated prompting techniques implemented via mobile devices and systems|
Various aspects disclosed herein are directed to different types of automated personal assistant techniques for facilitating call event notation, tagging, calendaring, etc., particularly those implemented on mobile communication devices. Users of mobile devices are provided with a relatively easy way to record and organize personal notes relating to one or more selected telephone conversations conducted by the user.
|Method and apparatus for unlocking a terminal device|
A method for unlocking a terminal device is provided. The method includes displaying an unlock interface including a plurality of nodes on a screen of the terminal device, each of the plurality of nodes is displayed with prompt information; detecting voice input; performing voice recognition on the detected voice input; determining whether a result of the voice recognition corresponds to preset unlock nodes based on the prompt information displayed on each of the plurality of nodes; and when the result of the voice recognition corresponds to the preset unlock nodes, unlocking the terminal device, and displaying an interface behind the unlock interface..
|Systems and methods to customize the presentation of prompts to establish communication connections|
Methods and apparatuses to selectively present and customize user prompts in establishing anonymized communication connections, based on available information about the parties to be connected and/or user preferences. For example, the information can be transmitted from a mobile device to a connection server for association with the communication reference of the mobile device in response to an input from the user of the mobile device.
|Expression vector and method for producing protein|
Provided are: an expression vector for secreting a protein (z) to be recovered or a fusion protein having the protein (z) moiety therein; a method for producing a transformant using the expression vector; the transformant; and a method for producing a protein using the transformant. An expression vector comprising an expression cassette containing a structural gene sequence (y) encoding a protein (y), a structural gene sequence (z) located downstream from the structural gene sequence (y) and encoding a protein (z) that is a protein to be recovered, and a promoter sequence and a terminator sequence for expressing a fusion protein containing the protein (y) moiety and the protein (z) moiety, characterized in that the protein (y) is a full-length protein of protein disulfide isomerase 1 (pdi1), a partial protein of pdi1, or a mutant protein of the full-length protein or the partial protein..
|Cell growth-promoting peptide and use thereof|
The pharmaceutical composition provided by the present invention comprises at least one pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, and an active ingredient including an artificially synthesized peptide comprises: (a) an amino acid sequence constituting a cell-penetrating peptide and (b) an amino acid sequence constituting the signal peptide in amyloid precursor protein (app) or an n-terminal partial amino acid sequence or c-terminal partial amino acid sequence from the amino acid sequence constituting that signal peptide.. .
|Supports and methods for promoting integration of cartilage tissue explants|
The present disclosure provides tissue supports and methods for preparing a cartilage composition for repairing cartilage defects, which is prepared by expanding and integrating small cartilage tissue pieces derived from donor or engineered tissue. The methods and supports described herein promote cell migration and integration of neighboring tissue pieces in culture to form the cartilage composition.
|Compositions and methods for promoting the generation of pdx1+ pancreatic cells|
Certain embodiments disclosed herein are directed to a method of producing pancreatic cells or pancreatic cell precursors by exposing human embryonic stem cells to an effective amount of at least one compound listed in table i to differentiate the human embryonic stem cells into the pancreatic cells or the pancreatic cell precursors. Kits and pancreatic cell lines produced using the methods are also described..
|Methods and compositions relating to restricted expression lentiviral vectors and their applications|
The present invention provides hiv-derived lentivectors which are safe, highly efficient, and very potent for expressing transgenes for human gene therapy, especially, in human hematopoietic progenitor cells as well as in all other blood cell derivatives. The lentiviral vectors comprise promoters active to promote expression specific to cell types or tissues.
|Methods for promoting cell reprogramming|
The present invention is based on the seminal discovery that several kinases play important roles in barrier pathways in somatic cell reprogramming. The present invention provides that modulating expression or activity of these kinases can significantly promote or enhance cell reprogramming efficiency.
|Method of tumor screening|
A method for tumor screening using urine of a mammal, the method includes obtaining a total urine nucleic acid (e.g., dna) from a urine sample of a mammal, extracting a high molecular weight urine nucleic acid (above 1000 bp) by contacting the total urine nucleic acid with an adsorbent in the presence of a buffer which promotes binding of the high molecular weight urine nucleic acid to the adsorbent, replacing the buffer which promotes binding of the high molecular weight urine nucleic acid with a buffer which promotes binding of the low molecular weight urine nucleic acid to the adsorbent, extracting the low molecular weight urine nucleic acid by contacting with the adsorbent, eluting the low molecular weight urine nucleic acid, and assaying the low molecular weight urine nucleic acid for a presence or absence of a gene sequence specific to a certain type of tumor.. .
|Observable data collection and analysis|
An observable behavior data collection and analysis system including at least two database collection modules and an analysis module. The database collection module(s) include a parameter storage module, an observable behavior data prompt module, an observable behavior data collection module, a collection phase assignment module, and a server storage module.
|Use of neohesperidin|
The present invention discloses a use of neohesperidin or a neohesperidin-containing plant extract in the manufacture of a product for improving and/or promoting skin microcirculation, or for eliminating and/or alleviating diseases or conditions associated with poor skin microcirculation. The present invention also discloses a composition comprising an effective amount of neohesperidin or a neohesperidin-containing plant extract, and to a method for improving and/or promoting skin microcirculation, or eliminating and/or alleviating diseases or conditions associated with poor skin microcirculation, by using neohesperidin.
|Materials and methods for treatment of disorders associated with oxidative stress|
The subject invention pertains to materials and methods for the prevention and treatment of disease conditions associated with oxidative stress or a compromised reducing environment, including inflammatory bowel diseases such as crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Therapeutic compositions of the invention include compositions that can neutralize hydrogen peroxide, such as reducing agents and oxidizing agents.
|Peptide pharmaceutical for oral delivery|
Acid-containing oral pharmaceutical compositions are provided wherein the pharmaceutical active agents are peptide compounds (i.e., those that include a plurality of amino acids and at least one peptide bond in their molecular structures). Certain barrier layers and/or particulate coated acid are used to reduce any adverse interactions that might otherwise occur between the acid of the compositions and other components of the composition.
|Protein and nucleic acid delivery vehicles, components and mechanisms thereof|
Complex viruses are assembled from simple protein subunits by sequential and irreversible assembly. During genome packaging in bacteriophages, a powerful molecular motor assembles at the special portal vertex of an empty prohead to initiate packaging.
|Wound-healing promoting material|
The object of the present invention is to provide a means for utilizing cells that have effects on wound healing as wound-healing promoting materials by efficiently concentrating such cells within a short period of time. The present invention provides a wound-healing promoting material which comprises a sheet-like porous body having on its surface at least leukocytes and/or platelets, a method for producing the same, a device for producing the same, and a method for treating wound sites using the same..
|Adenoviral vector-based malaria vaccines|
The invention provides a method of inducing an immune response against malaria in a mammal. The method comprises intramuscularly administering to a mammal a composition comprising a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier and either or both of (a) a first adenoviral vector comprising a nucleic acid sequence encoding a p.
|Food composition and uses for diabetes|
The present invention provides a composition to promote healthy weight and reduce diabetic complications. The composition provides biologically active ingredients that are combined in a food and provide dietary fiber, trace minerals and phytonutrients, wherein the composition may be used alone or in combination with other foods in a method for improving health..
|Antigen-binding molecule for promoting elimination of antigens|
The present inventors created antigen-binding molecules containing an antigen-binding domain and an fcγ-receptor-binding domain, wherein the molecules have human-fcrn-binding activity in an acidic ph range condition, the antigen-binding domain changes the antigen-binding activity of the antigen-binding molecules depending on the ion-concentration condition, and the fcγ receptor-binding domain has higher binding activity to the fcγ receptor in a neutral ph range condition than an fc region of a native human igg in which the sugar chain bound at position 297 (eu numbering) is a fucose-containing sugar chain.. .
|Human milk oligosaccharides for preventing injury and/or promoting healing of the gastrointestinal tract|
Disclosed are nutritional compositions including human milk oligosaccharides that can be administered to individuals including preterm infants, infants, toddlers, children, and adults for preventing injury and/or improving the healing of the gastrointestinal tract. Additional suitable methods of using the nutritional compositions including the human milk oligosaccharides are also disclosed..
|Novel mhc class ii restricted t cell epitopes from the cancer antigen, ny eso-1|
The present invention discloses the identification and isolation of novel mhc class ii epitopes derived from the cancer antigen, ny eso-1. The novel mhc class ii epitopes from ny-eso-1 are recognized by cd4+ t lymphocytes in an hla class ii restricted manner, in particular hla-dr or hla-dp restricted.
|Compositions, methods and systems for regenerative cosmetics|
A method of inducing or promoting hair growth on the scalp of a subject, comprising the steps of (i) providing an ecm composition including at least one ecm material, (ii) administering inciting event means to a target skin location on the subject to induce an inciting event, and (iii) administering a therapeutically effective amount of said ecm composition to the target skin location. In some embodiments, the ecm composition includes at least one additional biologically active agent..
|Bacteriophage gene 3 protein compositions and use as amyloid binding agents|
The invention relates to agents and to pharmaceutical compositions for reducing the formation of amyloid and/or for promoting the disaggregation of amyloid proteins. The compositions may also be used to detect amyloid..
|Method and apparatus for producing long carbon nanotubes|
The present invention is used to produce long carbon nanotubes used, for example, in automobile and/or aircraft industry. An object of the invention is to obtain bundles of multi-walled and well oriented nanotubes of sufficient length and provide stability of continuous nanotubes producing process.
|Scr catalyst for removal of nitrogen oxides|
The present invention provides for catalysts for selective catalytic reduction of nitrogen oxides. The catalysts comprise metal oxide supporters, vanadium, an active material, and antimony, a promoter that acts as a catalyst for reduction of nitrogen oxides, and at the same time, can promote higher sulfur poisoning resistance and low temperature catalytic activity.
|Dome cooling using compliant material|
Embodiments described herein generally relate to apparatus for processing substrates. The apparatus generally include a process chamber including a lamp housing containing lamps positioned adjacent to an optically transparent window.
|Multi-computer vision recognition system for level crossing obstacle|
A multi-computer vision recognition system for a level crossing obstacle is disclosed, comprising vision image systems, a position determination system, an obstacle determination resolution system and a power unit, where vision image systems which may operate all day long operate simultaneously, information of the single vision image systems is each computed by using the position determination system, and then the computed result is introduced to the obstacle determination resolution system for determination, whereby achieving an increased obstacle recognition result and a promoted obstacle recognition accuracy.. .
|Prediction based methods for fast routing of ip flows using communication/network processors|
Aspects of the disclosure pertain to a system and method for providing prediction based, fast routing of ip flows. A hash table-based mechanism is implemented by the system such that classification information obtained and/or utilized for a first packet of an ip flow is applied to subsequent packets of the ip flow, thereby promoting packet processing efficiency for the flow..
|System and method for multicast transmission|
A system and method for multicast transmission are disclosed. In one embodiment, a virtual exchange network including interconnected nodes is embedded within a network.
|Integrated electrical and thermal solution for inverter dc-link capacitor packaging|
An improved capacitor packaging solution is presented that incorporates both thermal and electrical considerations. A package can include capacitor elements electrically coupled to a bus bar, and a thermally enhanced isolation layer between the bus bar and a case.
|High flow reinforced polyimide compositions with very low residual contamination for hard disk drive enclosure|
A filled polymeric composition of high flowability suitable for thin wall (<1 mm thickness) molding, the composition including (a) from 10 to 50 wt % of a reinforcing filler; (b) from 1 to 10 wt % of a polyamide or from 5 to 20 wt % of a liquid crystal polymer (lcp) as a flow promoter; and the balance being a polyetherimide (pei) resin. Composites including an injection molded substrate having a thickness of 0.4-0.8 mm, formed of the composition, and at least one coating thereon.