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 Apparatus, system, and  persistent user-level thread patent thumbnailApparatus, system, and persistent user-level thread
Embodiments of the invention provide a method of creating, based on an operating-system-scheduled thread running on an operating-system-visible sequencer and using an instruction set extension, a persistent user-level thread to run on an operating-system-sequestered sequencer independently of context switch activities on the operating-system-scheduled thread. The operating-system-scheduled thread and the persistent user-level thread may share a common virtual address space.
Intel Corporation


 Devices and methods for weight control and weight loss patent thumbnailDevices and methods for weight control and weight loss
The present invention provides compositions, devices; and methods for affecting, among other things, weight loss and/or weight control, by sequestering nutrients or other compounds such as toxins from absorption in the digestive tract. The compositions, devices, and methods employ one or more members made of a compressible, absorbent matrix material.
Slendine Sa


 Dishwashing composition patent thumbnailDishwashing composition
The present invention concerns an automated dishwashing method comprising the steps of exposing dishware to an aqueous wash liquor comprising at least one lipase and a strong sequestering builder; completing at least one wash cycle; and optionally rinsing and drying the dishware; wherein the strong sequestering builder is a non-phosphorus builder. The invention further concerns an adw detergent composition comprising lipase, a strong sequestering builder, use of the adw composition and a rinse aid..
Novozymes A/s


 Processes to produce unpurified polygalacturonic acids from plant tissue using calcium sequestering compounds patent thumbnailProcesses to produce unpurified polygalacturonic acids from plant tissue using calcium sequestering compounds
Also described herein are polygalacturonic acids produced by the above process and gels containing the polygalacturonic acids (produced by the above process) and water.. .

 Separation and assay of target entities using filtration membranes comprising a perforated two-dimensional material patent thumbnailSeparation and assay of target entities using filtration membranes comprising a perforated two-dimensional material
Perforated graphene and other perforated two-dimensional materials can be used to sequester target entities having a particular range of sizes or chemical characteristics. The target entities sequestered thereon can be further assayed for quantification/qualification purposes.
Lockheed Martin Corporation


 Concrete having reduced surface drying time and cementitious compositions and methods for manufacturing same patent thumbnailConcrete having reduced surface drying time and cementitious compositions and methods for manufacturing same
Cementitious compositions and methods for preparing and using the cementitious compositions to yield hardened concrete. The cementitious compositions yield hardened concrete having reduced or attenuated water vapor emission and lower internal relative humidity (irh).
Us Concrete, Inc.


 Methods for treating odors patent thumbnailMethods for treating odors
There are provided methods for treating a gas having an undesirable odor. The methods comprise contacting the gas with an acidic aqueous oxidizing composition having a ph of about 2.0 to about 3.0 and comprising at least one cation of a metal; a sequestering agent; and h2o2 and submitting the gas and the composition to uv radiation when the gas and the composition are contacting each other, wherein the treatment permits to reduce by at least 60% intensity of the undesirable odor..
Exp Services Inc.


 Pharmaceutical compositions for the deterrence and/or prevention of abuse patent thumbnailPharmaceutical compositions for the deterrence and/or prevention of abuse
Provided herein is a pharmaceutical composition comprising an antagonist, an agonist, a seal coat, and a sequestering polymer, wherein the antagonist, agonist, seal coat and at least one sequestering polymer are all components of a single unit, and wherein the seal coat forms a layer physically separating the antagonist from the agonist from one another. Methods for manufacturing such a pharmaceutical composition are also provided..
Alpharma Pharmaceuticals Llc


 Management of financial instruments patent thumbnailManagement of financial instruments
A method, executed by a computer, for managing financial instruments includes receiving a financial instrument value and financial instrument details for a financial instrument, wherein the financial instrument's value and the financial instrument details are extracted from an image of the financial instrument using image processing tools, and sequestering a monetary amount in a monetary account corresponding to the financial instrument details, wherein the monetary amount is equal to an exchangeable value of the financial instrument. A computer program product and computer system corresponding to the above method are also disclosed herein..
International Business Machines Corporation


 Management of financial instruments patent thumbnailManagement of financial instruments
A method, executed by a computer, for managing financial instruments includes receiving a financial instrument value and financial instrument details for a financial instrument, wherein the financial instrument's value and the financial instrument details are extracted from an image of the financial instrument using image processing tools, and sequestering a monetary amount in a monetary account corresponding to the financial instrument details, wherein the monetary amount is equal to an exchangeable value of the financial instrument. A computer program product and computer system corresponding to the above method are also disclosed herein..
International Business Machines Corporation


Use of a reverse-micellar system for delivering chelators of radionuclides and metals

The present invention relates to reverse-micellar systems comprising at least an active agent, an acylglycerol, a sterol, lecithin, ethanol and water, for use in chelation and/or sequestering of a radionuclide and/or a metal in a patient. The invention also relates to the reverse-micellar systems and to pharmaceutical compositions comprising said reverse-micellar systems..
Medesis Pharma

Dynamic attachment delivery in emails for advanced malicious content filtering

Technologies are described for dynamic attachment delivery in emails for advanced malicious content filtering. An email service may intercept emails with attachments (or other threats such as links, embedded objects, etc.) and detach the threat (e.g., attachment) from the email allowing the email to be forwarded to the recipient without delay.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Blood sample optimization system and blood contaminant sequestration device and method

Blood sample optimization systems and methods are described that reduce or eliminate contaminates in collected blood samples, which in turn reduces or eliminates false positive readings in blood cultures or other testing of collected blood samples. A blood sample optimization system can include a blood sequestration device located between a patient needle and a sample needle.
Calliope Solutions, Inc.

Blood sample optimization system and blood contaminant sequestration device and method

Blood sample optimization systems and methods are described that reduce or eliminate contaminates in collected blood samples, which in turn reduces or eliminates false positive readings in blood cultures or other testing of collected blood samples. A blood sample optimization system can include a blood sequestration device located between a patient needle and a sample needle.
Calliope Solutions, Inc.

Integrated carbon dioxide capture

A method/system for sequestering carbon dioxide from cement and lime production facilities wherein carbon dioxide from flue gases originating from cement or lime production facilities is recovered and transported to a building materials production facility where it is sequestered.. .
Carboncure Technologies Inc.

Drug disposal system

The present invention comprises a safe and effective system for removal of a range of common pharmaceutical compounds. The formulation comprises activated carbon, accompanied by some larger pebble-like material to help break up capsules and tablets upon shaking, in the presence of an acidified liquid medium.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System

Method and chemical removal of acid gas from combustion emissions and natural gas streams

A method of treating acid gas from fuel emissions or ambient air is performed by contacting the acid gas with a highly reactive reductant that has been prepared in a vessel positioned with two electrodes separated by a membrane. An electric potential is applied across the electrodes at a selected voltage and current necessary to generate a strong reductant within the cathodic cell.
Anni Environmental, Llc

Pharmaceutical composition

Provided herein is a pharmaceutical composition comprising an antagonist, an agonist, a seal coat, and a sequestering polymer, wherein the antagonist, agonist, seal coat and at least one sequestering polymer are all components of a single unit, and wherein the seal coat forms a layer physically separating the antagonist from the agonist from one another. Methods for manufacturing such a pharmaceutical composition are also provided.
Alpharma Pharmaceuticals Llc

Compositions and methods for treating obesity

The present invention provides anti-ghrelin antibodies or antigen-binding molecules that are capable of sequestering ghrelin and inhibiting ghrelin-mediated cellular activities. Also provided in the invention are therapeutic applications of combinations of these antibodies, e.g., to treat or prevent obesity..
The Scripps Research Institute

Carbon dioxide capture and storage electrolytic methods

The present invention relates to the unexpected discovery of systems for capturing carbon dioxide and producing hydrogen gas. In certain embodiments, the system treats wastewater.
The Regents Of The University Of Colorado, A Body Corporate

Filter, filter element, and filter housing

Disclosed is a filter (10) for liquid fluid, in particular lubricant, particularly motor oil, or fuel, in particular of an internal combustion engine, a filter element (16) and a filter housing (12). The filter housing (12) has at least one inlet (24) for fluid to be cleaned and at least one outlet (22) for cleaned fluid.
Mann+hummel Gmbh

Pharmaceutical compositions

Provided herein is a pharmaceutical composition comprising an antagonist, an agonist, a seal coat, and a sequestering polymer, wherein the antagonist, agonist, seal coat and at least one sequestering polymer are all components of a single unit, and wherein the seal coat forms a layer physically separating the antagonist from the agonist from one another. Methods for manufacturing such a pharmaceutical composition are also provided.
Alpharma Pharmaceuticals Llc

Layered structure having sequestered oxygen catalyst

An oxygen catalyst-containing structure comprising a first layer encapsulated by a second layer is provided, where the first layer includes an oxygen catalyst and the second layer is free of an oxygen catalyst. A method of making an oxygen catalyst-containing structure comprising a first layer and a second layer is also provided where the first layer includes an oxygen catalyst, the second layer is free of an oxygen catalyst, and the first layer is encapsulated by the second layer.
Avent, Inc

Freezing and archiving cells on a microfluidic device

A method of processing and storing biological cells includes introducing a flowable medium into a microfluidic device, the flowable medium including biological cells; sequestering one or more biological cells from the flowable medium in one or more isolation regions of the microfluidic device; and freezing the microfluidic device including the one or more biological cells sequestered therein.. .
Berkeley Lights, Inc.

Method and system for sequestering constituents and creating by products from a gas feed

Systems and methods for sequestering gas feed constituents and creating gas feed byproducts are disclosed. The systems and methods contemplate use of and processing of fluids using fluid energy transfer modules, scrubber unit(s), a slurry reaction vessel, a surge tank treatment vessel purifier(s) and a concentrator.

Cell separation using microchannel having patterned posts

A micro flow device (11, 71) for separating or isolating cells from a bodily fluid or other liquid sample uses a flow path where straight-line flow is interrupted by a pattern of transverse posts (23, 81). The posts are spaced across the width of an expanded collection chamber region (17, 75) in the flow path, extending between the upper and lower surfaces thereof; they have rectilinear surfaces, being curved in cross-sections, e.g.
Biocept, Inc.

Fermentation process for the production of organic acids

This invention relates to improvements in the fermentation process used in the production of organic acids from biological feedstock using bacterial catalysts. The improvements in the fermentation process involve providing a fermentation medium comprising an appropriate form of inorganic carbon, an appropriate amount of aeration and a biocatalyst with an enhanced ability to uptake and assimilate the inorganic carbon into the organic acids.
Myriant Corporation

Boron sequestration in fracturing fluids

A method of sequestering boron species in a fracturing fluid includes the use of a boron chelating agent. Also disclosed are methods of producing a fracturing fluid using produced or recycled base fluids which may be contaminated with boron, and methods of stimulating of hydrocarbon-bearing formations using such fracturing fluids..
Sanjel Canada Ltd.

Corrosion inhibiting composition

This invention relates to novel corrosion inhibitors which are capable of sequestering metal ions such as calcium and magnesium and are derived in part from renewable carbohydrate feedstocks. The corrosion inhibitors are mixtures containing one or more hydroxycarboxylic acid salts and one or more suitable oxoacid anion salts..
Rivertop Renewables

Method for detection of a nucleic acid target sequence

Disclosed is a method of facilitating detection of a nucleic acid target sequence. The method may include obtaining a toehold-mediated dna strand displacement apparatus comprising a portion complementary to the nucleic acid target sequence.
Totemid Inc.

Method for reducing the carbon footprint of a conversion process

A method is described for reducing the carbon footprint of any commercially important industrial conversion process. The output of this conversion process can be combustible fuels, chemicals, electricity or heat energy.
Cool Planet Energy Systems, Inc.

Reduced salt precipitation in carbohydrate containing binder compositions

Aqueous binder compositions with reduced rates of salt precipitation are described. The compositions may include a carbohydrate and a sequestrant for sequestering one or more multivalent ions (e.g., ca2+, mg2+, ba2+, al3+, fe2+, fe3+, etc.).
Johns Manville

Porous cyclodextrin polymeric materials and methods of making and using same

A nucleophilic substitution reaction to crosslink cyclodextrin (cd) polymer with rigid aromatic groups, providing a high surface area, mesoporous cd-containing polymers (p-cdps). The p-cdps can be used for removing organic contaminants from water.
Cornell University

Activated carbon sorbent composition with reduced auto-ignition properties

An activated carbon sorbent composition comprising activated carbon and a passivation agent, wherein the activated carbon sorbent composition exhibits reduced self-heating or auto-ignition properties as compared to the activated carbon. The activated carbon sorbent composition may be utilized to sequester contaminants such as mercury from a flue gas stream.
Ada Carbon Solutions, Llc

Elastic virtual multipath resource access using sequestered partitions

Technologies for virtual multipath access include a computing device configured to sequester a recovery partition from a host partition while allowing the recovery partition to access one or more resources of the host partition such as host memory or data storage. A remote computing device determines whether the host partition is responsive.

Molecular characterization of single cells and cell populations for non-invasive diagnostics

The invention discloses diagnostic techniques based on single cell genomics, consisting of obtaining a blood sample, enriching a sub-population of cells present in the blood sample, sequestering individual cells or group of cells from the blood sample, obtaining sequencing data from the sequestered cells or group of cells, using genetic variant information to determine the provenance of the cells, and genetically analyzing the cells of the correct provenance to provide a diagnostic readout. Using the cell-based testing techniques of the invention, the number of false positives is greatly reduced when compared to cell-free dna (cfdna) based traditional testing techniques.
Fluxion Biosciences, Inc.

Mitochondria-targeted dicarbonyl sequestering compounds

The invention relates to compounds having formula (1): a-l-b or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein: a is a dicarbonyl sequestering moiety comprising a substituted aryl group or a substituted heteroaryl group; l is an optional linker moiety; and b is a mitochondrial targeting moiety. The invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions containing such compounds and salts, and to the use of such compounds and salts for treating diabetes, preferably hyperglycemic diabetes.
Medical Research Council

Apparatus, system, and persistent user-level thread

Embodiments of the invention provide a method of creating, based on an operating-system-scheduled thread running on an operating-system-visible sequencer and using an instruction set extension, a persistent user-level thread to run on an operating-system-sequestered sequencer independently of context switch activities on the operating-system-scheduled thread. The operating-system-scheduled thread and the persistent user-level thread may share a common virtual address space.
Intel Corporation

Water resistant door threshold and system

The present invention provides a self-draining threshold assembly which comprises a sill cover for mounting on a sill support. A chambered covering attaches to the upper portion of the sill cover and includes an interior vertical wall, an exterior vertical wall, a lower member, an upper member and end caps, which define therein a reservoir chamber.
Fenovation Limited

Method for producing negative carbon fuel

A method and process is described for producing negative carbon fuel. In its broadest form, a carbon-containing input is converted to combustible fuels, refinery feedstock, or chemicals and a carbonaceous solid concurrently in separate and substantially uncontaminated form.
Cool Planet Energy Systems, Inc.

Spessel urine collection device

The present invention provides a generally hollow vessel which articulates with the female genitalia and, when left in situ, functions to opportunistically collect urine when the patient inevitably voids her bladder. The device is further designed to sequester the first portion of said urine, which tends to be unsuitable for diagnostic testing, and then, divert the remainder of relatively uncontaminated urine, preferably into a collection receptacle where it can be easily accessed for testing..

Process for the preparation of complexes of 68ga

A process for the preparation of complexes containing 68ga wherein a buffer formic acid/formate in the presence of compounds capable to sequester metal cations is used in the complexation reaction.. .
Advanced Accelerator Applications S.a.

Use of equol for treating androgen mediated diseases

Equol (7-hydroxy-3(4′hydroxyphenyl)-chroman), the major metabolite of the phytoestrogen daidzein, specifically binds and blocks the hormonal action of 5α-dihydrotestosterone (dht) in vitro and in vivo. Equol can bind circulating free dht and sequester it from the androgen receptor, thus altering growth and physiological hormone responses that are regulated by androgens.

Distributed persistent memory using asynchronous streaming of log records

Technologies for distributed durable data replication include a computing device having persistent memory that stores a memory state and an update log. The computing device isolates a host partition from a closure partition.
Intel Corporation

Liquid electrically initiated and controlled gas generator composition

A liquid electrically initiated and controlled composition comprising an oxidizer, soluble fuel additive(s), and other optional additives to enhance the chemical or ballistic properties, or a combination thereof is disclosed. The liquid composition further comprises stabilizers to enhance thermal stability, sequestrants to minimize deleterious effects of transition metal contaminants, and combustion enhancers maximizing efficiency.
Digital Solid State Propulsion Llc

System and removing transition metals from solution

A metal sequestering material can be contacted with a reaction mixture of a metal-catalyzed reaction to remove transition metals or transition metal complexes. The reaction mixture contains transition metals and a reaction product in solution.
The Research Foundation For The State University Of New York

Vaults engineered for hydrophobic drug delivery

The invention relates to compositions of vault complexes for use as delivery agents for hydrophobic and/or aqueous insoluble therapeutic compounds. In one aspect, provided herein is a vault complex comprising a modified major vault protein (mvp), wherein the modified major vault protein comprises a fusion peptide, wherein said fusion peptide is fused to the n-terminus of the major vault protein, and wherein said peptide provides enhanced sequestering of a hydrophobic and/or aqueous insoluble therapeutic compound within the vault complex..
The Regents Of The University Of California

Calcium sequestering composition

This invention relates to compositions which are capable of sequestering calcium ions and are derived in part from renewable carbohydrate feedstocks. The calcium sequestering compositions are mixtures containing one or more hydroxycarboxylic acid salts, one or more oxoacid anion salts, and one or more citric acid salts..
Rivertop Renewables, Inc.

Methods and systems for sequestering carbon dioxide in a subterranean formation

Carbon dioxide generation in a subterranean formation can be problematic for a number of reasons. Accordingly, it can be desirable to sequester at least a portion of the carbon dioxide that may be present in a subterranean formation, thereby decreasing a quantity of free carbon dioxide.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Contaminant removal from water bodies with biochar

A system and method for contaminant removal from water bodies with biochar are disclosed. An example system includes an anchor, a float, and an attachment line extending between the anchor and the float.
Biochar Now, Llc

Polymeric chelators for metal ion extraction and separation

The present invention provides a polymeric extractant with pendant chelator groups for selective sequestration of actinides and/or lanthanides comprising: a first block polymer comprising one or more cmpo monomers each having a first backbone bound to a pendant carbomylmethylphosphine oxide group; a second block polymer comprising one or more second monomers each having a second backbone bound to a second pendant group, wherein the first backbone is polymerized to the second backbone to form a polymer backbone with pendent blocks of the second pendant group and pendent blocks of pendent carbomylmethylphosphine oxide group that sequester the actinides and/or lanthanides; and optionally a third block polymer comprising one or more third monomers each having a third backbone bound to a third pendant group, wherein the one or more third monomers is polymerized to the first backbone and the second backbone.. .
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System

Functional conducting polymers for redox mediated separations of f-elements

The present invention provides a redox mediated polymer composition for the selective sequestration and separation of multivalent metal ions comprising: 2 or more monomers polymerized to form a polymeric thiophene backbone, wherein each of the 2 or more monomers comprise 2 thiophene portion groups for polymerization and 2 pendant carbomylmethyl-phosphine oxide or diglycolamide groups that sequester selectively the multrivalent metal ions.. .
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System



Sequester topics:
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Complexing
  • Heavy Metal
  • Leukocytes
  • Heat Exchanger
  • Generators
  • Dispersant
  • Ion Implant
  • Synovial Fluid
  • Implantation
  • Inflammation
  • Operating System
  • Soluble Materials
  • Alkali Metal
  • Context Switch


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