|| List of recent Prom-related patents
| Nematode resistant crops|
Methods of inhibiting plant parasitic nematodes, methods of obtaining transgenic plants useful for inhibiting such nematodes, and transgenic plants that are resistant to plant parasitic nematodes through inhibition of plant nematode cle peptide receptor genes are provided. Methods for expressing genes at plant parasitic nematode feeding sites with plant nematode cle peptide receptor gene promoters are also provided, along with nematode cle peptide receptor gene promoters that are useful for expressing genes in nematode feeding sites as well as transgenic plants and nematode resistant transgenic plants comprising the promoters..
| Plants having enhanced yield-related traits and a method for making the same|
The present invention relates generally to the field of molecular biology and concerns a method for improving various plant growth characteristics by modulating expression in a plant of a nucleic acid encoding a grp (growth-related protein), specifically a nucleic acid encoding a hal3 polypeptide, a nucleic acid encoding a mads15 polypeptide, a nucleic acid encoding a plt transcription factor polypeptide, a nucleic acid encoding a squamosa promoter binding protein-like 15 (spl15) transcription factor polypeptide or a nucleic acid encoding a basic/helix-loop-helix (bhlh) transcription factor. The present invention also concerns plants having modulated expression of a nucleic acid encoding a grp, which plants have improved growth characteristics relative to corresponding wild type plants or other control plants.
| Method and apparatus for managing the privacy and disclosure of location information|
An approach for managing the privacy and disclosure of location information associated with a computer system. For one aspect, a request is received from a requestor for a location property associated with a location of a computer system.
| Variable-strength security based on time and/or number of partial password unlocks|
An authentication scheme for unlocking a computing system may require a shortened password in some cases. For example, the computing system may be configured to determine a time that a user has been locked out of a computing device and to determine which of a plurality of time spans that the time falls within.
| Authentication and notification heuristics|
Server-side authentication of user accounts by using multiple authentication tokens and transmission of update statement to users for updates to applications installed on their devices. Prompting users that updates are available upon determining that a threshold event has occurred and if requisite network and situational conditions exist.
| Methods and systems for retrieving and caching geofence data|
Mobile device systems and methods for monitoring geofences cache a subset of geofences within a likely travel perimeter determined based on speed and direction of travel, available roads, current traffic, etc. A server may download to mobile devices subsets of geofences within a likely travel perimeter determined based on a threshold travel time possible from a current location given current travel speed, direction and roads.
| Information-processing system, information-processing apparatus, information-processing method, and program|
An exemplary information-processing system includes: an execution unit configured to execute an application program; a prompting unit configured to prompt a user to post to a service for sharing posted information, in response to a predetermined condition being satisfied a predetermined number of times in the application program executed by the execution unit; and a posting unit configured to post posted information corresponding to the predetermined condition to the service in accordance with a user input with respect to the prompting unit.. .
| Method of ranking and displaying certified content|
A method of displaying and ranking certified and user-generated content from an individual user against content from other users. The user is prompted to input user-generated information and various related information and at least one visual recording is received and associated to create a user single trophy entry in a remote database.
| Computerized system for monitoring and controlling physical data-producing apparatus|
A computerized system for monitoring physical data for anomalies, which physical data are predictable given predetermined information, the system comprising a predetermined information data point generator operative to compute a sequence of model data points which the physical data, given predetermined information, can be expected to duplicate at each of a corresponding sequence of temporal sampling points; a wayward point monitor including a processor operative for monitoring the physical data including identifying wayward points within said physical data that are incongruous with the predetermined information; and an anomalous episode-prompted alarm generator operative for identifying anomalous episodes, each including a cluster of wayward points satisfying predefined anomalous episode-defining criteria and generating an alarm for each anomalous episode identified.. .
| Data processing|
A first data processing request initiated by a first communication terminal is received. The first data processing request includes second communication terminal direction information.
| Providing policy education based on triggers|
Systems and methods for promoting policy education associated with one or more accounts of a financial institution are provided herein. The system receives account data associated with the one or more accounts; stores the account data in a storage device; identifies account activity subject to regulations based on the account data; and identifies triggers comprising account costs incurred by outbound transactions based on the account activity.
| Commerce system and method of providing personalized marketing presentation with products of interest for consumer|
A commerce system has retailers offering products for sale to consumers. Product information is collected associated with a plurality of products.
| Method and system of transferring a promotion information for social-local-mobile based community|
The present invention provides a method for transferring a promotion information for a community. The method includes setting a business region, which has a center and a radius.
| Methods and systems for interfacing e-commerce platforms with brick and mortar presences|
A method of integrating a retailer's e-commerce and point of sale presences is described. A database of shopper profiles is populated by a first server.
| Apparatus and methods for seating management|
A computerized system for seating management is described. The system can be utilized in business establishments offering general admission table service, such as a restaurant.
| 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.
| Sensor validation method, patient monitor, physiological sensor, and computer program product for a patient monitor|
In order to increase sensor manufacturing yield without compromising patient safety, at least one first value is determined respectively for at least one sensor feature parameter indicative of characteristics of a physiological sensor and the determined value(s) is/are stored in a predefined memory location prior to use of a physiological sensor. In response to the physiological sensor being connected to a patient monitor, at least one second value is defined respectively for the at least one sensor feature parameter and the at least one first value of each of the at least one sensor feature parameter is retrieved from the predefined memory location.
| Navigation device and navigation method capable of presenting prompt information with different light effects|
The present disclosure discloses a navigation device and a navigation method. The navigation method includes a satellite signal receiving module of the navigation device for receiving a positioning signal, a control unit of the navigation device for controlling a display module to display a navigation map on a map region according to the positioning signal, and the control unit of the navigation device for controlling a prompt region to present prompt information with different light effects according to traffic information.
| Electric discharge machine and electric discharge machining system|
To make corrections as effectively as possible according to an environmental temperature of an installation location, an electric discharge machine includes a temperature-displacement measurement unit that measures a transition of a displacement of a reference position and a transition of detected values of temperature sensors, a correction-coefficient calculation unit that calculates correction-coefficient calculated values based on a measurement result of the temperature/displacement measurement unit, a confirmation display unit that displays the measurement result of the temperature/displacement measurement unit and that prompts to input whether to use the correction-coefficient calculated values, and a change-agreement confirmation unit that updates correction-coefficient set values stored in a correction-coefficient set-value storage unit to the correction-coefficient calculated values when an input to an effect of using the correction-coefficient calculated values is received.. .
| Subchondral bone repair system|
This invention includes a subchondral bone repair system, comprising a structural component and a fluid settable component and an optional non-core component. The fluid settable component may penetrate into any pores of the structural component, and set to a solid, thereby fixing the structural component in place.
| Pre-assembled bioprosthetic valve and sealed conduit|
A valved conduit including a bioprosthetic valve, such as a heart valve, and a tubular conduit sealed with a bioresorbable material. The bioprosthetic heart valve includes prosthetic tissue that has been treated such that the tissue may be stored dry for extended periods without degradation of functionality of the valve.
| Production of olefinic diesel, lubricants, and propylene|
Feeds containing triglycerides are processed to produce an olefinic diesel fuel product and propylene. The olefinic diesel can optionally be oligomerized to form a lubricant base oil product.
| Antibody therapy for use in the digestive tract|
In accordance with the invention, the development and use of antibodies within the digestive tract is provided. Antibodies are described that are used to treat disorders associated with altered permeability of the digestive tract.
| Adhesion promoter resin compositions and coating compositions having the adhesion promoter resin compositions|
Coating compositions are disclosed having a non-bisphenol a based film forming resin and an adhesion promoter resin. The coating compositions provide an alternate to epoxy resins that still allow melamine formaldehyde free cure, blush resistance, capability to retort and can withstand hard-to-hold beverages.
| Adhesives comprising poly(isobutylene) polymers and unreacted alkyl amine|
Presently described is an adhesive composition comprising at least one isobutylene polymer and an alkyl amine adhesion promoting agent. The alkyl amine is unreactive with respect to the isobutylene polymer.
| Methods and compositions for treating, reducing or preventing damage to the nervous system of animals|
Methods and compositions for treating, reducing, or preventing damage to at least one component of the nervous system of an animal are disclosed. The methods comprise administering to the animal a composition comprising ufa and norc in an amount effective to treat, reduce, or prevent damage to at least one component of the nervous system.
| Novel hybrid promoter and recombinant vector comprising the same|
The present invention relates to a hybrid promoter, in which a whole or a part of a cmv enhancer, a whole or a part of a β-actin promoter, a whole or a part of a cmv promoter, and a whole or a part of a β-actin intron are operably linked to each other, a recombinant vector comprising the same, a transformant transformed with the recombinant vector, a pharmaceutical composition comprising the recombinant vector or the transformant, and a method for preparing a target protein using the recombinant vector or the transformant. The hybrid promoter of the present invention is able to induce high expression of a target protein in a eukaryotic cell.
| Method of intensifying the physiological action of caffeine|
It is an object of the present invention to provide: a method for safely and effectively enhancing the physiological action of caffeine even from a low intake of caffeine, when utilized various types of a physiological action of a caffeine which involve stimulation of the central nerve to promote mental function; and a composition for improving physiological function, which comprises, as an active ingredient, the caffeine whose physiological action has been enhanced. As a means to solve the above-mentioned object, the physiological action of caffeine is enhanced by combining caffeine with ornithine or a salt thereof.
| Method for the construction of specific promoters|
The present application relates to a system for designing promoters for selective expression of genes. Thereby identified transcription regulatory elements are selected according to a specific methodology and used to create a library of transcription regulatory elements, which are then used to construct specific promoters, especially tissue-specific promoters..
| Procedure for nucleic acid-based diagnostic determination of bacterial germ counts and kit for this purpose|
Disclosed are procedures and kits for nucleic acid-based molecular diagnostic determination of bacterial germ counts during which procedure evolutionarily conserved genes and genes coding for characteristic pathogenicity markers, favourably microbial enzyme, toxin, special resistance, are detected using real-time pcr amplification method with the application of fluorescent hydrolysis probes. The multiplication of nucleotide chains takes place with oligonucleotides annealing to the structural gene 5′ end region and to the adjacent upstream regulatory promoter-operator region so that the presence of the structural gene is shown along with the adjacent upstream regulatory promoter-operator sequences; the functional nature of the structural gene is simultaneously checked.
| Method for promoting plant growth|
The present invention provides a method for promoting the growth of a plant which comprises treating the plant with an effective amount of a compound represented by formula (1); and so on.. .
| Chimeric promoters for use in plants|
The present invention provides polynucleotide molecules useful for expressing transgenes in plants. The present invention also provides expression constructs containing the polynucleotide molecules useful for expressing transgenes in plants.
| Fitness training system with energy expenditure calculation that uses multiple sensor inputs|
Systems and methods for prompting a user to perform an exercise and monitoring the exercise are provided. Multiple independent sensors or sensor systems may be used to calculate energy expenditure.
| Real-time data services api|
A system and computer-implemented method for promoting an electronic game of a plurality of electronic games is provided. A storage module may store a user attribute relating to a first electronic game.
| Cross-promotion api|
A system and computer-implemented method for promoting an electronic game of electronic games is provided. A user interface module is configured to receive an input from a user relating to playing a first and second electronic game.
| Rules-based engine for cross-promotion platform|
A system and computer-implemented method for cross-promoting electronic games is provided. First and second electronic game databases are configured to store first and second game user attributes relating to first and second electronic game, respectively.