|| List of recent Ras-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..
|Cloud computing gateway, cloud computing hypervisor, and methods for implementing same|
Embodiments of the present invention provide a cloud gateway system, a cloud hypervisor system, and methods for implementing same. The cloud gateway system extends the security, manageability, and quality of service membrane of a corporate enterprise network into cloud infrastructure provider networks, enabling cloud infrastructure to be interfaced as if it were on the enterprise network.
|Media contention for virtualized devices|
Methods and systems for providing media contention controls at a virtual desktop infrastructure (vdi) device are provided. More particularly, a vdi desktop media controller (dmc) application is provided.
|Method and system for layout parasitic estimation|
A system comprises an electronic design automation (eda) tool, for generating a schematic design of an integrated circuit (ic), generating a layout from the schematic design, editing the layout, and verifying the schematic design and layout. At least one non-transitory, computer readable storage medium, is provided for storing data representing the schematic design and the layout, the layout having a network of routing paths connecting at least two active layer devices of the ic design.
|Memories and methods for performing column repair|
Memory devices adapted to repair single unprogrammable cells during a program operation, and to repair columns containing unprogrammable cells during a subsequent erase operation. Programming of such memory devices includes determining that a single cell is unprogrammable and repairing the single cell, and repairing a column containing the single cell responsive to a subsequent erase operation..
|Apparatus, system, and method for managing solid-state storage reliability|
A storage controller may be configured to assess the reliability of a solid-state storage medium. The storage controller may be further configured to project, forecast, and/or estimate storage reliability at a future time.
|Apparatus, system, and method for grouping data stored on an array of solid-state storage elements|
Methods, storage controllers, and systems for grouping data stored on an array of solid-state storage elements are described. One method includes sequentially writing user data to an append point at a head of a log stored in an array of solid-state storage elements.
|Enterprise class virtual desktop infrastructure|
Methods and systems for providing an enterprise class virtual desktop infrastructure (vdi) are provided. Aspects of the vdi include providing support for multiple simultaneous virtual private networks (vpns), video calls, and for operatively connecting to a selected connected device within a personal workspace through a single sign on procedure.
|Seamless hand-off of combined unified communications and virtual desktop infrastructure sessions|
A host device receives from a user at a first client device a first login request for hosted virtual desktop (hvd) services. A first virtual desktop infrastructure (vdi) session is started upon receiving a valid first login request.
|Method and apparatus for single point of failure elimination for cloud-based applications|
Various embodiments provide a method and apparatus of providing spof elimination for cloud-based applications that provides rules that support rapid elasticity, infrastructure maintenance such as, for example, software/firmware/hardware upgrades, updates, retrofit, and growth, and preventative maintenance such as, for example, cleaning fan filters and replacing failed hardware components. In particular, the spof elimination provided by the method and apparatus is based on network architecture and persistent storage considerations in addition to vm to host instance mappings..
|Centralized enterprise level infrastructure management|
An approach is provided for managing an enterprise computer system. Management functions are coordinated from a central control point.
|Geomessaging server and client for relaying event notifications via a vanet|
Embodiments include a geomessaging server and a geomessaging client for use in a cooperative intelligent transportation system. The server sends an event notification message, via an infrastructure-based wireless communication network, to a geomessaging client associated with a vehicle that is located within a targeted one of multiple defined geographical areas.
|Transactional file system|
A transactional file system wherein multiple file system operations may be performed as a transaction. An application specifies that file system-related operations are to be handled as a transaction, and the application is given a file handle associated with a transaction context.
|System and method for integrating databases in a cloud environment|
A system and method for the integration of databases in a multi-tenant cloud environment. The method includes specific systems that integrate ms sql and other database software with a cloud based infrastructure as a service platform, specifically openstack nova.
|Downloadable real estate service client component and server for a real estate service|
An electronic infrastructure consisting a plurality of client mobile devices, a distribution server and a media creator computer, wherein the client mobile devices present interactive media upon user request. The plurality of client mobile devices support dynamic screen display and, contain a plurality of soft keys.
|System and method for aggregating and distributing media content|
The present invention provides an engine, system and method media and data access between alternative platform systems and devices having access to the present invention. The present invention may be immediately deployable within an existing technology infrastructure, and may be deployed as a thin client and/or user-transparent client, and may further provide for cross-platform communication between systems and devices not otherwise communicatively compatible..
|Apparatus, system and method for generating and converting sales opportunities|
Aspects of the present disclosure involve apparatus, systems and methods for generating and converting sales opportunities. The apparatus and system may involves an applicatoin and various possible graphical user interfaces (gui's) running on some form of smart tablet type computing device that accesses geographical information, customer analytic information, and telecommunication infrastructure (or other technical infrastructure) and allows a user to define an optimal travel route between various possible customer based on geographic, customer and infrastructure criteria..
|Model for simulation within infrastructure management software|
Systems and methods for simulation within a cloud computing environment. According to one embodiment, the system or method comprises a cloud computing environment with infrastructure management software and a cloud-based managed infrastructure.
|Mobile terminal relaying of event notifications in an intelligent transportation system|
Embodiments include a mobile terminal and an intelligent transportation system (its) application client associated with a vehicle. The mobile terminal establishes a first communication link between the mobile terminal and the its application client.
|Altitude estimator for a rotary-wing drone with multiple rotors|
The drone comprises altitude determination means (134), with an estimator (152) combining the measures of an ultrasound telemetry sensor (154) and of a barometric sensor (156) to deliver an absolute altitude value of the drone in a terrestrial system. The estimator comprises a predictive filter (152) incorporating a representation of a dynamic model of the drone making it possible to predict the altitude based on the motor commands (158) and to periodically readjust this prediction as a function of the signals delivered by the telemetry sensor (154) and the barometric sensor (156).
|Non-contact optical distance and tactile sensing system and method|
The systems and methods are directed to mechanical arms and manipulators, and more particularly, to optical distance sensors in use for approach, grasping and manipulation. The system may include a manipulator having an arm and a multi fingered end-effector coupled to the distal end of the arm.
|Method and system for complex smart grid infrastructure assessment|
An infrastructure assessment system integrates with a smart grid infrastructure at all layers of the infrastructure. Data may be collected across layers.
|Ultrasonic surgical instrument|
An ultrasonic surgical instrument is provided and includes a housing. A shaft is supported on the housing and defines a longitudinal axis therethrough.
|Surgical instrument with stress sensor|
An apparatus includes an end effector, an energy component, a control module, and a directional force sensor assembly associated with the energy component and control module. The directional force assembly can include a piezoelectric disc, a piezoresistive element, an accelerometer, and/or a hall effect sensor.
|Device and process for machining the cornea of a human eye with focused pulsed laser radiation|
A device for machining the cornea of a human eye with focused pulsed laser radiation includes controllable components, a control computer for controlling these components and a control program for the control computer. The control program contains instructions that are designed to generate an incision figure in the cornea permitting the insertion of an intrastromal corneal ring implant.
|Ultrasonic means and methods for dorsal root ganglion neuromodulation|
A method of treating a patient with an ailment, comprises delivering ultrasound energy to a dorsal root ganglia (drg), thereby modulating the drg to treat the ailment.. .
|Apparatus, systems, and methods for current monitoring in ultrasound powered neurostimulation|
Apparatus, systems, and methods for current monitoring in ultrasound powered neurostimulation. The apparatus may include an ultrasound transmitter configured to emit an ultrasound output directed at a piezoelectric device implanted in biological tissue.
|Drive apparatus, ultrasonic probe, and ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus|
A drive apparatus for an ultrasonic device includes a transmission circuit for outputting a first through n-th (where n is an integer 2 or greater) drive signal to first through n-th driving electrode line belonging to the ultrasonic device, as well as a control unit for controlling the transmission circuit. In a case where the phase difference between an i-th (where i is an integer 1≦i≦n−1) drive signal and an i+1-th drive signal is a first phase difference, the transmission circuit outputs the first through n-th drive signals at a greater voltage amplitude than a case where the phase difference between the i-th drive signal and the i+1-th drive signal is a second phase difference greater than the first phase difference..
|Processing device, ultrasonic device, ultrasonic probe, and ultrasonic diagnostic device|
A processing device that performs a process of transmitting and receiving an ultrasonic wave includes an ultrasonic device, a transmitter, a receiver, and a controller. The transmitter is configured to output a driving signal to the ultrasonic device.
|Low power ultrasound system|
A low power ultrasound system for use in sonography applications, including vascular imaging, is disclosed. In one embodiment, the low power ultrasound system comprises a base unit that includes an image processor and a display.
|Systems and methods for interfacing with an ultrasound system|
Systems and methods for enabling a user to interact with a medical imaging system using a touch screen display are disclosed. In certain embodiments, a touch screen display associated with the medical imaging system may receive input from a user based on a position of a contact point of the user with the touch screen display.
|Method and apparatus for displaying ultrasonic image and information related to the ultrasonic image|
An apparatus for displaying an ultrasonic image and information associated with the image includes a storage unit which stores a plurality of cross-section images of a plurality of scanned cross-sections of a target object and a plurality of pieces of image-related information respectively associated with the plurality of cross-section images, an image acquisition unit which acquires an ultrasonic image of the target object, a selection unit which selects at least one of the plurality of cross-section images based on a similarity between the ultrasonic image and each of the plurality of cross-section images, an extraction unit which extracts image-related information associated with the selected cross-section image from the storage unit, and a display unit which displays the extracted image-related information and the acquired ultrasonic image.. .
|Devices and methods for optical pathology|
Currently most cancers, including breast cancers, are removed without any intraoperative margin control. Post-operative methods inspect 1-2% of the surgical margin and are prone to sampling errors.
|Determining a patient-specific contrast medium impulse response function|
A method for determining a patient-specific contrast medium impulse response function includes providing patient-specific test bolus contrast medium behavior data and a number of basic impulse response functions on the basis of a defined test bolus input function. Simulated test bolus contrast medium behavior functions are generated by combining the basic impulse response functions with the test bolus input function.
|Method for estimating pressure gradients and fractional flow reserve from computed tomography angiography: transluminal attenuation flow encoding|
An embodiment in accordance with the present invention provides a method for non-invasively determining the functional severity of coronary artery stenosis. The method includes gathering patient-specific data related to concentration of a contrast agent within a coronary artery of a patient using a coronary computed tomography angiography scan (ccta).
|System and method for real-time ultrasound guided prostate needle biopsy based on biomechanical model of the prostate from magnetic resonance imaging data|
A method and system for real-time ultrasound guided prostate needle biopsy based on a biomechanical model of the prostate from 3d planning image data, such as magnetic resonance imaging (mri) data, is disclosed. The prostate is segmented in the 3d ultrasound image.
|Veress needle with illuminated guidance and suturing capability|
A laparoscopic instrument for forming an incision in a body cavity, insufflating the body cavity with gas, and suturing the incision at the completion of the surgery includes a set of jaws at the distal end of the veress needle or cannula. The jaws are pivoted to one another for motion between an open position or a closed position in which they may be used to grasp a suture in the body cavity for removal from the cavity for knotting.
|Insect locator and removal tool|
A hand-held tool for locating and removing parasitic insects from hair-covered skin comprises a tool body including a pad-like head portion with extended handle and a magnifying window incorporated therein; a linear set of rake-like teeth along one side of the window projecting at a 90° thereto; and a separate set of comb-like teeth along the opposite side of the window projecting at about 45°. With means for illuminating the viewing area further provided around the magnifying window, the tool is stroked through the hair with the rake-like teeth passing in the direction opposite from the natural growth of the hair to provide an illuminated and magnified view of exposed skin area through the window as the hair is pulled back by the rake-like teeth.
|Anti-folate antimalarials with dual-binding modes and their preparation|
The present invention is anti-folate antimalarials with dual-binding modes of the general formula (i) [refer to structure in the abstract] wherein r1 and r2 which may be the same or different are independently selected from methyl or ethyl or alkyl-phenyl, r3 is independently hydrogen, halide, lower alkyl substituted with ester, carboxylic, amide, and ether. Linker is x(ch2)ny wherein x and y which may be the same or different are independently selected from oxygen, carbon, nitrogen, substituted phenyl where n is an integer from 1 to 2-6, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts therefore.
|Process for the preparation of 2-deoxy-2-fluoro-2-methyl-d-ribofuranosyl nucleoside compounds|
The (2′r)-2′-deoxy-2′-fluoro-2′-methylcytidine derivatives of formula i have the potential to be useful as prodrugs for potent inhibitors of the hepatitis c virus (hcv) ns5b polymerase.. .
|Process for the removal of arsenic and chromium from water|
The present invention provides low cost and highly effective method for the removal of arsenic and cr(iii&vi) from contaminated water using zinc peroxide nanoparticles (20±5 nm) capped with glycerol/pvp/tea up to the permissible range of drinking water. As arsenic and chromium occurs naturally in the earth's crust.
|Spray oil and method of use thereof for controlling turfgrass pests|
A paraffinic spray oil and a method of using the spray oil for controlling turfgrass pests is disclosed. The spray oil comprises paraffinic oil and a quick break emulsifier, which is formulated as an oil-in-water (o/w) emulsion for use.
The present invention relates to spiroketal compounds that are useful in methods of treating or preventing protozoal infections, parasitic infections, bacterial infections, cell proliferative disorders and anti inflammatory disorders. The spiroketal compounds are also useful as immunosuppressive agents, and also in methods of controlling pests..
|Methods and compositions for reducing fungal infestation and improving grass quality|
Methods for reducing fungal infestation to a crop or plant by applying a composition including a dithiine-tetracarboximide compound to a crop or plant are described herein. Methods of reducing brown patch and/or dollar spot infestation to a plant or crop are also described herein.
|Substituted 1, 2, 3, 4-tetrahydroquinolin-7-yl carbamates as acetylcholinesterase inhibitors for treatment of alzheimer's disease|
The present invention relates to novel substituted 1,2,3,4-tetrahydroquinolin-7-yl carbamates, their preparation, and use as therapeutic agents, particularly in the prevention or treatment of neurodegenerative or alzheimer's disease, or senile dementia, or memory disturbances, and more particularly to the prevention, treatment and amelioration of alzheimer's disease with the novel substituted 1,2,3,4-tetrahydroquinolin-7-yl carbamates, which act as inhibitors of central cholinesterase enzymes, particularly acetylcholinesterase (ache) following the indirect cholinomimetic pathway. The present invention particularly relates to compounds of formula a: formula a wherein r1=alkyl, aryl, substituted aryl; r2═h, methyl; r3═h, alkyl, alkenyl, alkynyl, aralkyl, substituted aralkyl, aryl, heteroaryl..
|Method of use of pharmaceutical formulations for the treatment of apicomplexan diseases in animals|
The present invention is directed to the method of use of effective pharmaceutical formulations for the treatment of diseases caused by apicomplexan parasites, said formulation comprised of a salicylanilide or salicylanilide derivative, disclosed herein, alone or in combination with one or more other active or excipient pharmaceutical substances. The present invention is further directed to the method of use of effective pharmaceutical formulations for the treatment of diseases caused by apicomplexan parasites, said formulation comprised of a combination of salicylanilides or salicylanilide derivatives, disclosed herein.
|Reversal of high breast cancer risk in mammals exposed to estrogenic chemicals in utero by adult exposure to hdac and dnmt inhibitors|
Methods of reducing breast cancer risk in an individual exposed in utero to an elevated estrogenic environment, where the individuals are identified by obtaining a measurement of at least one of: (a) dnmt1 expression; (b) methylation of normally unmethylated cpg islands of tumor suppressor genes; and (c) polycomb target genes, in cells obtained from the individual and comparing the measurement to a statistical level of a population not exposed in utero to an elevated estrogenic environment. Methods of reducing breast cancer risk in such an individual can be reduced by administering at least one dna methyltransferase (dnmt) and/or histone deacetylase (hdac) inhibitor.
|Isoxazoline derivatives for controlling invertebrate pests|
Wherein the variables have the meaning as indicated in the claims; in free form and in salt form; and optionally the enantiomers and geometrical isomers thereof. The compounds of formula (i) are useful in the control of parasites, in particular ectoparasites, in and on warm-blooded animals..
|Implant for treating or preventing an aneurysm|
A medical product (1) introducible into a blood vessel (2) comprising a drug (3) for the treatment of an aneurysm and of arteriosclerotic diseases. The drug (3) is a farnesyltransferase inhibitor..
|Pharmaceutical composition containing cyclometalated n-heterocyclic carbene complexes for cancer treatment|
The present disclosure is related to a pharmaceutical composition for treatment of cancer comprising a cyclometalated n-heterocyclic carbene complex. The cyclometalated n-heterocyclic carbene complex contains a gold(iii) or a platinum(ii) atom.
|Derivatives of 1-phenyl-2-pyridinyl alkyl alcohols as phosphodiesterase inhibitors|
Derivatives of 1-phenyl-2-pyridinyl alkyl alcohols according to formula (i) are useful as inhibitors of the phosphodiesterase 4 (pde4) enzyme.. .
|Compositions comprising ningnanmycin and uses therefor|
Provided herein are compositions comprising ningnanmycin or a derivative thereof, as well as their use for controlling or combating a fungal infection in a plant or plant part (e.g., a turfgrass).. .
|1-aryl-5-alkyl pyrazole derivative compounds, processes of making and methods of using thereof|
Wherein: r1 is hydrogen, cyano, halogen, r8, formyl, —c(o)r8, —c(o)or8, —c(o)nr9r10, or —c(s)nh2; r2 is r8 or —s(o)mr11; r3 is methyl, ethyl or c1-c4 haloalkyl; r4, r5 and r7 are independently hydrogen, halogen, alkyl, haloalkyl, cyano or nitro; r6 is halogen, alkyl, haloalkyl, alkoxy, haloalkyloxy, cyano, nitro, —c(o)r12, —s(o)nr12 or sf5; z is a nitrogen atom or c—r13; r8 is alkyl, haloalkyl, cycloalkyl or halocycloalkyl; r9 is hydrogen, alkyl, haloalkyl or alkoxy; r10 is hydrogen, alkyl, haloalkyl or alkoxy; r11 is alkyl, haloalkyl, alkenyl, haloalkenyl, alkynyl, haloalkynyl or cycloalkyl; r12 is alkyl or haloalkyl; r13 is hydrogen, halogen, cyano, nitro, alkyl, haloalkyl, alkoxy or haloalkoxy; m is 0, 1 or 2; and n is 0, 1 or 2; or a salt thereof, the method of making compounds of formula (i) and the use of these compounds against ectoparasites, endoparasites and pests.. .
|Methods and compositions for controlling weed infestation and improving grass quality|
Methods for controlling unwanted vegetation, such as weeds, to turfgrass by applying an active compound combination including a triazolinone herbicide, for example, sulfonylamino-carbonyl-triazolinone, and at least one sulfonylurea herbicides, to turfgrass is described herein. The disclosure also provides for active compound combinations and methods of improving turfgrass quality..
|Interaction of video projection and effects lighting with bowling scoring system and methods of use|
An interactive bowling system using scoring systems and/or other computer infrastructures which interact with visual and/or audio effects within the bowling center. The system includes a management system having stored therein instructions to provide special effects associated with one or more events to one or more special effects components.
|Mobile multi-network communications device|
A method of operating a smartphone or other mobile handheld wireless computerized communications device outside of a normal cellular network. The method can be useful for either reducing cellular phone costs, or alternatively when the cellular phone infrastructure is degraded or absent.
|Communication apparatus, position information management system, and position information management method|
A communication apparatus which transmits information on a position at which the communication apparatus is positioned is disclosed. The communication apparatus includes a detecting unit which detects one of a first signal which is detected when the communication apparatus is fixed to an installed location and a second signal which is detected when the communication apparatus is brought to a state in which it is not fixed to the installed location; a storage unit which stores therein the position information; and a control unit which erases the position information stored in the storage unit when the second signal is detected after the first signal is detected by the detecting unit..
|Method and apparatus for device-to-device (d2d) mobility in wireless systems|
A method and apparatus for mobility for device-to-device (d2d) communications is disclosed. A wtru may store a proximity detection configuration that includes a measurement object corresponding to at least one discovery signal property, perform a proximity detection measurement to detect a discovery signal property, and then establish d2d communication.
|Method and apparatus for controlling a network device|
A personal communications device may be placed in, or removed from, a docking station. In response, a predetermined command may be selected from a plurality of predetermined commands and transmitted from the docking station to at least one of a plurality of network devices.