|| List of recent Timer-related patents
| Multi-processor system and method for internal time synchronization and event scheduling of multiple processors|
Embodiments of a multi-processor system and method for synchronization and event scheduling of multiple processing elements are generally described herein. In some embodiments, timing marks are provided to the processing elements and a start-timer command is broadcasted to the processing elements after an initial timing mark.
| Memory having internal processors and methods of controlling memory access|
Memories having internal processors and methods of data communication within such memories are provided. One such memory may include a fetch unit configured to substantially control performing commands on a memory array based on the availability of banks to be accessed.
| Bioorthogonal monomers capable of dimerizing and targeting bromodomains, and methods of using same|
Described herein are monomers capable of forming a biologically useful multimer when in contact with one, two, three or more other monomers in an aqueous media. In one aspect, such monomers may be capable of binding to another monomer in an aqueous media (e.g.
| Bromodomain ligands capable of dimerizing in an aqueous solution, and methods of using same|
Described herein are monomers capable of forming a biologically useful multimer when in contact with one, two, three or more other monomers in an aqueous media. In one aspect, such monomers may be capable of binding to another monomer in an aqueous media (e.g.
| Method for provisioning of a sim card|
Furthermore the present invention relates to a sim card for usage with a mobile terminal operate-able in a mobile network, which is characterized in that the sim card comprises an application for activating mobile network service functionalities of a mobile terminal using the sim card, the application is started automatically when the mobile terminal is switched on and starts a timer of at least up to 10 seconds when the presently used combination of the sim card and the mobile terminal was not used before, during the timer a browser application on the sim card is started, which displays data stored in a memory of the sim card on a display of the mobile terminal and initiates a data connection to the backend platform by using an url stored in a memory of the sim card, after the timer has expired the browser application displays data of the url received from a backend platform as a menu on the display of the mobile terminal, whereby the menu comprises information selectable by a user of the mobile terminal for creating a request for activating mobile network service functionalities of the mobile terminal using the sim card, and sends a request for activating mobile network service functionalities of the mobile terminal using the sim card to the backend platform, whereby the request is created corresponding to mobile network service functionalities selected by the user from the menu.. .
| Apparatus and method of reporting logged measurement in wireless communication system|
A method and apparatus of reporting logged measurements in a wireless communication system is provided. A user equipment in a radio resource control (rrc) connected mode receives minimization of drive tests (mdt) configuration from a base station and starts a validity timer upon receiving the mdt configuration.
| Multimeric il-15 soluble fusion molecules and methods of making and using same|
The present invention features compositions and methods featuring alt-803, a complex of an interleukin-15 (il-15) superagonist mutant and a dimeric il-15 receptor α/fc fusion protein useful for enhancing an immune response against a neoplasia (e.g., multiple myeloma, melanoma, lymphoma) or a viral infection (e.g., human immunodeficiency virus).. .
| System and method for link training of a backplane physical layer device operating in simplex mode|
A system and method for link training of a backplane physical layer device operating in simplex mode. In one embodiment of the present invention, a backplane training system includes a backplane device coupled to a first end of a backplane and at least one retimer device at a second end of the backplane.
| Generator exerciser timer with poor air quality delay|
The invention relates to an exercise timer for a generator, having a poor air quality delay function to interrupt, prevent or delay a scheduled exercise run from occurring during a period of poor air quality, as well as its methods of use.. .
| Injection system for delivering liquid into sprinkler system|
An injection system for adding a liquid, such as a pesticide or mosquito control formula, to a sprinkler system is disclosed. The injection system includes a tank and a pump.
|Dual-buffer serialization and consumption of variable-length data records produced by multiple parallel threads|
Under control of the consumer, it is determined that a first buffer is empty and that a second buffer contains data; a first compare-double-and-swap operation within a spin loop is executed to swap a double pointer of the first buffer and a double pointer of the second buffer, wherein responsive to the executing of the operation the consumer drains the second buffer, and wherein the executing of the operation directs the at least one producer to fill the first buffer; and it is determined that the first buffer and the second buffer are empty and the consumer waits for a notification from one of i) the at least one producer and ii) a timer. Under control of the at least one producer, a second compare-double-and-swap operation within a spin loop is executed to atomically locate the first buffer and update the double pointer of the first buffer..
|Method and apparatus for controlling system overload in a wireless communication system|
The present invention relates to a method for controlling system overload in a wireless communication system. The method comprises: a first step in which a mobility management entity (mme) that has received a tracking region update request message from a first terminal transmits a location update request message to a home subscriber server (hss); a second step in which, if the hss has determined that a system overload has occurred, the hss sets mme-backoff time for preventing the transmission of a request message to the hss, and transmits a location update rejection message including said mme-backoff time to the mme; and a third step in which the mme drives a backoff timer corresponding to said mme-backoff time and rejects a tau update request message from a terminal received prior to the completion of the driving of the backoff timer..
|Connection release timers and settings|
In accordance with the exemplary embodiments of the invention there is at least a method and an apparatus to generate a message including mobile device-specific information related to operation of a state transition timer for the mobile device, and send receiving a message from a wireless communication the generated message towards an access point associated with a wireless communication network. Further, in accordance with the exemplary embodiments of the invention there is at least a method an apparatus to receive a message from a wireless communication network, the message including mobile device-specific information related to operation of a state transition timer for the mobile device; based on the mobile device-specific information, setting optimal connection parameters for the mobile device; and sending an indication of the optimal connection parameters towards the mobile device..
|Method and apparatus for supporting machine-type communications with a mobile-originated-only mode|
A method and apparatus for supporting machine-type communications (mtc) are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) may configure itself to operate in a mobile-originated-only mode.
|Method and apparatus for controlling a small cell on or off procedure for coverage extension|
The present invention relates to methods and apparatuses for supporting or controlling a small cell on or off procedure. The method may comprise steps of receiving, by the msc from a source small cell (ssc), a cell off indication message including a cell state change indication parameter indicating a cell status of the ssc; transmitting, by the msc to the ssc, an expand indication message indicating an expanding of the msc when the cell state change indication parameter indicates a cell off status, the expanding indication message including a time to start expand parameter indicating when the msc starts an expanding of its coverage and an expand timer parameter indicating a time period during which the expanding is performed; and starting the expanding of its coverage at a time indicated by the time to start expand parameter during the time period indicated by the expand timer..
|Method for secretory production of protein|
A novel technique for improving ability for secretory production of a multimeric protein of a coryneform bacterium is provided, and thereby a method for secretory production of a multimeric protein is provided. A multimeric protein is produced by secretory production utilizing a coryneform bacterium having an ability to produce a multimeric protein by secretory production and modified so that expression of a gene coding for a metallopeptidase is increased as an expression host..
|Novel expression vectors and uses thereof|
A method for treating an hiv disease in a subject in need of said treatment, comprising administering to the subject a therapeutically effective amount of a dna vaccine comprising an expression vector and a pharmaceutically acceptable excipient, where the expression vector comprises: (a) a heterologous promoter operatively linked to a dna sequence encoding a nuclear-anchoring protein, where the nuclear-anchoring protein comprises: (i) a dna binding domain which binds to a specific dna binding sequence, and (ii) a functional domain of the bovine papilloma virus type 1 e2 protein, where the functional domain binds to a nuclear component; (b) a multimerized dna sequence that forms a binding site for the nuclear anchoring protein; and (c) at least one expression cassette comprising a dna sequence encoding a protein or peptide that stimulates an immune response specific to the protein or peptide; where the expression vector lacks an origin of replication functional in mammalian cells.. .
|Packet processing with reduced latency|
Generally, this disclosure provides devices, methods and computer readable media for packet processing with reduced latency. The device may include a data queue to store data descriptors associated with data packets, the data packets to be transferred between a network and a driver circuit.
|Wireless multicast proxy|
An access point including a snoop circuit to generate a table including a plurality of entries, each entry associating a mac address of a wireless client with a multicast ip address; to enable multicast traffic for a first wireless client in response to receiving a first message from the first wireless client by i) adding an entry to the table for the first wireless client in response to the entry not existing in the table, and ii) starting a timeout timer for the first wireless client, or by restarting the timeout timer in response to the entry for the first wireless client existing in the table; and to keep the multicast traffic for the first wireless client enabled as long as the timeout timer is reset before expiring. An output circuit transmits a packet to the first wireless client if the multicast traffic for the first wireless client is enabled..
|Method and device for radar applications|
A device for radar applications includes a computing engine, a radar acquisition unit connected to the computing engine, a timer unit connected to the computing engine, a cascade input port, and a cascade output port. The cascade input port is configured to convey an input signal to the computing engine and the cascade output port is configured to convey an output signal from the computing engine.
|Self-powered timer apparatus|
A method is provided for implementing a timer using a floating-gate transistor. The method includes: injecting a charge into a floating-gate transistor at an initial time, where a gate terminal of the floating-gate transistor is comprised of polysilicon encased by an insulating material; creating lattice imperfections at boundary of the polysilicon to cause leakage from the floating-gate transistor; measuring current read out from the floating-gate transistor at a time subsequent to the initial time; and determining an amount of time between the initial time and the subsequent time using the measured current..
|Kissing shield game and method of use thereof|
A kissing shield game having a gaming member having at least two sides with different color associated therewith as well as a predetermined set of alphanumeric symbols associated therewith, a plurality of thin, flexible membranes substantially impervious to microorganisms, and a resettable timer.. .
|Safety timer for cooking appliance|
A safety timer device, for a cooking appliance connected to an energy source, the cooking appliance having a heat generating component in communication with a heat controller. A timer communicates with the heat controller configured to count down a predetermined cooking time.
|Managing arbitration in mixed link rate wide ports|
Systems and methods presented herein provide for the management of link rates for connecting targets devices (e.g., storage devices) to initiators (e.g., host systems). In one embodiment, an expander includes a plurality of phys including a phy having a first link rate and a phy having a second link rate that is different than the first link rate.
|Multistage auction process and system with flat rate entry fee|
A system and method use a protocol implementing a competitive auction with a flat rate entry fee. A user is credited with a preselected, maximum number, of bids per auction.
|Real-time core of open numeric control system and real-time control method for cutter path curve|
The present invention discloses a real-time kernel of open cnc systems and a real-time control method of tool-paths. The real-time kernel translates a real-time control of the tool-paths into sending synchronous pulses into the servo drivers in accordance with the control rhythms Δti (i=1, .
|Solid state light emitting devices including adjustable melatonin suppression effects|
Solid state light emitting devices include multiple led components providing adjustable melatonin suppression effects. Multiple led components may be operated simultaneously according to different operating modes according to which their combined output provides the same or similar chromaticity, but provides melatonin suppressing effects that differ by at least a predetermined threshold amount between the different operating modes.
|Intravenous catheter timing device|
The invention designed as a means for indication that an in-use intravenous catheter is within prescribed safe time limits for the prevention of healthcare acquired infections. The device consists of an indicator light and timer integrated with an angiocath..
|Method and apparatus for controlling a small cell on or off procedure for capacity enhancement|
The present invention provides methods and apparatuses for supporting or controlling a small cell on or off procedure. One of the embodiment of the present application, the method comprises steps of receiving, by the msc from a source small cell (ssc), a cell indication message including a cell state change indication parameter indicating whether the ssc is to be off and a cell off timer parameter indicating a time duration for a cell off process; transmitting, by the msc to the ssc, a cell off request message in order to accommodate an user equipment (ue) serviced from the ssc based on the cell state change indication parameter; and receiving, by the msc from the ssc, an aggregated ue context transfer message requesting to perform a radio resource control (rrc) connection switching from the ssc to the msc during a time duration indicated by the cell off timer parameter..
|Method of configuring timing advance group and/or value of time alignment timer|
The invention proposes a method, of configuring a timing advance group for a secondary cell, in a base station, a method, of configuring a value of a time alignment timer for a secondary cell, in a base station, a method of configuring a value of a time alignment timer in a user equipment, and a method of configuring a timing advance group in a user equipment.. .
|Multimeric multiepitope polypeptides in improved seasonal and pandemic influenza vaccines|
The present invention relates to use of multimeric multi-epitope peptide-based compositions for immunizing subjects against influenza by administering the compositions to the subject prior to or together with seasonal or pandemic influenza vaccines. The present invention also relates to compositions that include a multimeric multi-epitope polypeptide and a seasonal or pandemic preparation against influenza..
|Reduced signaling overhead during radio resource control (rrc) state transitions|
A method and system for reducing signaling overhead during radio resource control (rrc) state transitions is disclosed. The method can include a first wireless device saving a selected rrc parameter in a memory.
|Method and apparatus for operating a timer for processing data blocks|
A timer for processing data blocks is proposed for a receiver of a mobile communications system. If the timer is not running, the timer is started based a data block.
|Programmable security system and method for protecting merchandise|
A programmable security system and method for protecting an item of merchandise includes a programming station, a programmable key and a security system. The programming station generates a security code and communicates the security code to a memory of the programmable key.
|Power control device|
It is presented a power control device. The device comprises a power input; a power output; a switch arranged between the power input and the power output to thereby control power supply on the power output; a controller connected to the switch, the controller having a signal input; and a timer arranged to run when power is supplied on the power output.
|Management of random cache read operations|
A method and system are disclosed that monitor and control random cache read operations. Random cache read operation may occur until the expiration of a timer.
|Computing device, software, and methods for indicating multiple sports|
A method of determining game play is provided including providing a plurality of game options; determining a desired quantity of game play; determining a proportion of total game play duration for each of the plurality of games by a computing device, and providing a timer for each of the plurality of games. The timer is configured based on the proportion of total game play duration determined for each of the plurality of games..
|Novel modified protein comprising tandem-type multimer of mutant extracellular domain of protein g|
The purpose of the present invention is: to provide an excellent protein which is further reduced in the binding property to an fc region of an immunoglobulin and/or the binding property to an fab region of the immunoglobulin in a weakly acidic region compared with that of a protein containing an extracellular domain of wild-type protein g, and which still keeps a high antibody-binding activity in a neutral region; and to capture and collect an antibody readily using the protein without denaturating the antibody. The present invention relates to: a protein that is reduced in the binding property to an fc region of an immunoglobulin and/or the binding property to an fab region of the immunoglobulin in a weakly acidic region compared with that of a multimer comprising an extracellular domain of wild type one, which is a domain having a binding activity to a protein comprising an fc region of immunoglobulin g, while keeping a high antibody-binding activity in a neutral region, and also has a binding activity to a protein comprising the fc region of immunoglobulin g, wherein the protein comprises a tandem-type multimer of a mutant of the extracellular domain; and others..
|Selective auto-accept of full duplex push to talk call|
A device establishes a first communication session with an endpoint and is configured to perform the first session via one of two different call configurations. In response to unplanned termination of the first session, the device identifies a specific call terminating condition and determines when the call terminating condition is within a first subset of call terminating conditions.
|System and method for locating a mobile terminal using secure user plane location|
A method and a server for determining a location of a targeted mobile set using secure user plane location (supl) in a wireless communications network are provided. The method includes receiving a request message requesting location information of the targeted mobile set, from a supl agent; sending a location initiation message (supl init) to the targeted mobile set in response to the received request message from the supl agent; determining a positioning method for the location service of the targeted mobile set after receiving a location capability from the targeted mobile set; and performing each of a plurality of positioning procedures by using the determined positioning method until a timer related to the determined positioning method is due or the target mobile set obtains a new positioning method, wherein the plurality of the positioning procedures are performed when an event of the targeted mobile set occurs or when triggered periodically..
|Tracking area update method and system|
The present invention discloses a method of tracking area update (tau), including: when a terminal is not a pre-assigned group representative terminal of a terminal group, deactivating a periodic tau timer of the terminal; after the terminal enters an idle state and when a mobile reachable timer corresponding to the terminal expires, a network side detecting that a paging proceed flag (ppf) of the group representative terminal of a local terminal group to which the terminal belongs is not cleared, then resetting and restarting the mobile reachable timer corresponding to the terminal. Correspondingly, the present invention also discloses a system of tau, which realizes the periodic tau for the terminal group, and reduces the signaling interaction required during implementing the periodic tau by each terminal in the terminal group and the network side, thus saving the signaling resources and improving the efficiency that the terminal group performs the periodic tau..
|Novel vista-ig constructs and the use of vista-ig for treatment of autoimmune, allergic and inflammatory disorders|
The present invention relates to a fusion proteins comprising regulatory t cell protein, vista (v-domain immunoglobulin suppressor of t cell activation (pd-l3) and an immunoglobulin protein (ig), preferably also containing a flexible linker intervening the vista and ig fc polypeptide. The invention also provides the use of vista polypeptides, multimeric vista polypeptides, vista-conjugates (e.g., vista-ig), and vista antagonists for the treatment of autoimmune disease, allergy, and inflammatory conditions, especially lupus, multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, multiple sclerosis, crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease and type 1 or type 2 diabetes..
|Radio multiplexer aware tcp layer|
Improving transmission control protocol (tcp) uplink performance of a wireless user equipment (ue) device which multiplexes radio resources between multiple radio access technologies (rats). Radio control may be provided to a radio resource control (rrc) entity that operates according to a first rat at a first time.
|Method and apparatus for waking up a device|
A method and an apparatus for waking up a device are disclosed by embodiments of the present invention. In one embodiment, a method includes detecting, by a first device, whether a second device transmits a radio signal, when a timing interval of a timer is equal to a preset threshold, where the first device is a device woken up by the second device, transmitting, by the first device, a first message to the second device when the radio signal is detected, causing the second device to switch to a station (sta) mode after receiving the first message, where the first message is used to notify the second device that the first device is woken up successfully, and switching, by the first device, to an access point (ap) mode, causing the second device to implement wireless fidelity (wi-fi) access through the first device..
A timer counts days or hours, instead of minutes, typically from 1 to 365 days in day mode and from 1 to 24 hours in the hour mode. An interval button can be pressed to select the number of intervals before an alarm sounds.
|Illuminated light effect ornament|
A hollow illuminated ornament housing a plurality of light strings controlled by electronics providing lighting effects communicated to the light bulbs which extend through the exterior surface of the shell. The ornament, in any configured shape, displays steady or electronically sequenced light patterns creating brilliant visual effects.
|Dewatering system for oil storage tanks|
The dewatering system for oil storage tanks includes a dewatering pipe or line extending from the bottom of the oil tank, and a recirculation or return line teed into the dewatering pipe and extending back to the tank. The return line may include multiple branches to the tank, which permit return flow across the bottom of the tank to flush scale, sediment, and/or other residue from the bottom of the tank.
|Secure smartphone-operated gun lock with means for overriding release of the lock|
A gun locking and unlocking device, which may be configured to be disposed adjacent the trigger of a gun to alternatively prevent or enable firing, includes a data receiver, a data memory and a logic device for determining whether data received by the receiver is the same, or substantially the same, as data stored in the data memory. One or more separate electronic gun keys are provided to transmit gun lock/unlock data to the data receiver of the gun lock device.
|Incentivizing media station users|
Disclosed are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for incentivizing users to create custom media stations. To incentivize users to create custom media stations, user can be granted rewards for meeting specified rewards conditions.
|Portable and modular prescription drug dispensing device|
A dispensing device for dispensing doses of non-individually packaged pills at a plurality of pre-specified dosing times includes a housing that holds a removable magazine, a dispensing unit and an electronic circuit. The removable magazine is configured to hold a stack of the non-individually packaged pills.
|Inter-rat systems access network (an) load balance and congestion control mechanism|
A system and method to perform load-balancing and congestion control between a primary radio access technology (rat) and a secondary rat. A broadcast message is sent to all user equipments (ues) operating under the secondary rat.
|Radio connection re-establishment method, user equipment and base station|
The present invention discloses a radio connection re-establishment method, including: starting a first timer if a first preset number of out-of-synchronization indications are obtained continuously, where the first preset number and/or a duration of the first timer corresponds to a cell of highest signal quality measured by a user equipment ue; and triggering a radio resource control rrc re-establishment procedure if a second preset number of synchronization indications are not received before timeout of the first timer. The radio connection re-establishment method in the present invention reduces overhead..
|Method and apparatus for controlling a small cell on or off procedure|
The present application provides methods for controlling a small cell on or off procedure in a small cell specific gate way (s-gw). One of the methods comprises steps of receiving a cell indication message from a source small cell (ssc), the cell indication message includes a cell state change indication parameter indicating whether the ssc is to be on or off and a cell on/off timer parameter indicating a time duration for a cell on process or a cell off process; transmitting request message requesting to expand or shrink a cell coverage of a target small cell (tsc) according to the cell state change indication parameter; and receiving a complete indication message indicating the cell on process or the cell off process is complete after the time duration indicated by the cell on/off timer parameter from the ssc..
|Clock signal rate management circuit|
A prescalar counter may be configured to repeatedly increment once for each cycle of a clock signal at a first frequency and reset upon reaching a threshold counter value. The prescalar counter may also include toggling logic configured to generate a clock pulse of a global time base signal upon each reset of the prescalar counter.
|Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving power headroom report in a wireless communication system|
The invention relates to a wireless communication system. A method for transmitting a power headroom report (phr) from a terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention may include determining whether a time alignment timer (tat) for a serving cell is operating; and transmitting, to a base station, a phr including only the phr on the serving cell in which the tat is operating..
|Dynamic adaptation of a traffic inactivity timer|
A method for dynamically adapting a traffic inactivity timer is disclosed. The method can include a wireless communication device determining a data traffic level on a wireless network interface and determining whether the data traffic level exceeds a threshold data traffic level.
|Modified flux system in cored electrode|
A welding system and cored welding electrode composition is disclosed for performing a short arc welding process between an advancing wire electrode and a workpiece. The system comprises a power source with a controller for creating a current pulse introducing energy into the electrode to melt the end of the electrode and a low current quiescent metal transfer section following the end of the melting pulse during which the melted electrode short circuits against the workpiece; a timer to measure the actual time between the end of the pulse and the short circuit; a device for setting a desired time from the pulse to the short circuit; a circuit to create a corrective signal based upon the difference between the actual time and the desired time; and, a circuit responsive to the corrective signal to control a given parameter of the current pulse..
|Timed deer feeder with restricted access|
An animal feed dispenser includes a feeding tube for receiving a predetermined amount of animal feed from a spinner disk located at the bottom of an outlet in a housing. The feeding tube includes at least one opening through which animals may access the interior of the feeding tube.
|Grow box and method of making a grow box|
A grow box made from a box or cooler with a light enclosure and ventilation ducts for temperature regulation and circulation of air, and a timer for control of the light source. The grow box is sturdy, transportable, and stackable.
|Methods and devices for facilitating data retransmissions in wireless communication systems|
Wireless communications devices are adapted to perform retransmissions of data blocks. A wireless communications device can be adapted to transmit a plurality of data blocks to a receiving device.
|Configurable light timer and method of receiving data to control the operation of a configurable light timer|
A configurable light timer adapted to receive data to control the operation of the configurable light timer is disclosed. The configurable light timer comprises a control circuit; an input portion coupled to receive a portable memory device by way of a connector on the configurable light timer, wherein the portable memory device stores data to be used by the configurable light timer and is adapted to be removed after the data is downloaded; and a memory coupled to receive the data stored on the portable memory device; wherein control circuit accesses the data from the memory after the data is downloaded and the portable memory device is removed.
|Reducing buffer usage for tcp proxy session based on delayed acknowledgement|
Reducing buffer usage for a tcp proxy session between a client and a server by a service gateway includes: determining a first round trip time (rtt) for a server side tcp session and determining a second rtt for a client side tcp session; comparing the first rtt with the second rtt; determining whether the second rtt exceeds the first rtt beyond a threshold; if so, then calculating a desired rtt based on the second rtt; and setting a timer according to the calculated desired rtt, where a tcp acknowledgment for the server side tcp session is delayed until the timer expires. The desired rtt may be calculated as a percentage of the second rtt or as the second rtt minus a predetermined value.
|Method and terminal for determining handover for traffic offloaded onto wlan|
There is provided a method for determining a handover. The method may comprise: determining, by user equipment (ue), whether a timer is running, wherein the ue has accessed multiple radio access technologies (rats); if the timer is not running, performing, by the ue, a handover of a data traffic, which has been routed onto a wireless lan (wlan), to an original rat; and if the timer is running, not performing, by the ue, the handover of the data traffic, which has been routed onto the wlan, to the original rat.
|Methods of synthesizing heteromultimeric polypeptides in yeast using a haploid mating strategy|
Methods are provided for the synthesis and secretion of recombinant hetero-multimeric proteins in mating competent yeast. A first expression vector is transformed into a first haploid cell; and a second expression vector is transformed into a second haploid cell.
|Multimeric il-15 soluble fusion molecules and methods of making and using same|
The invention provides soluble fusion protein complexes having at least two soluble fusion proteins. The first fusion protein is a biologically active polypeptide covalently linked to an interleukin-15 (il-15) polypeptide or a functional fragment thereof.
|Image forming apparatus for restricting excessive temperature rise of fixing member|
An image forming apparatus includes a fixing unit, a power supply switch, a timer unit, a backup memory, and a controller. The backup memory is configured to nonvolatilely store an accumulated time, the accumulated time being a total period of time during which a heater is energized for detection of disconnection of a temperature-detecting unit after the power supply switch is turned on.
|Method and system for pre-reservation timer adaptation in pce based networks|
The system of the invention is adapted to implement the method of the invention.. .