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1 US7157412B2
Alkylamine as an antimicrobial agent in ophthalmic compositions
Publication/Patent Number: US7157412B2 Publication Date: 2007-01-02 Application Number: 10/820,354 Filing Date: 2004-04-07 Inventor: Yu, Zhi-jian   Assignee: Advanced Medical Optics, Inc.   IPC: C11D1/72 Abstract: A multi-purpose contact lens care solution having high activity against fungi and certain bacteria comprising, in liquid aqueous medium, an alkylamine having the following formula, where R1 is a C13-17 alkyl, and R2 and R3 are each independently H or —CH3, and a non-ionic surfactant. The solution may optionally also include additional antimicrobial components, a buffer component, a viscosity inducing component, a surfactant, taurine, propylene glycol and/or a tonicity component. This solution additionally prevents losses in ocular tissue membrane integrity during contact lens wear. A multi-purpose contact lens care solution having high activity against fungi and certain bacteria comprising, in liquid aqueous medium, an alkylamine having the following formula, where R1 is a C13-17 alkyl, and R2 and R3 are each independently H or ...More Less
2 US7157414B2
Methods of reducing irritation in personal care compositions
Publication/Patent Number: US7157414B2 Publication Date: 2007-01-02 Application Number: 10/922,669 Filing Date: 2004-08-19 Inventor: Librizzi, Joseph   Protz, Alison   Ganopolsky, Irina   Walters, Russell   Assignee: J&J Consumer Companies, Inc.   IPC: C11D9/32 Abstract: Provided are methods of reducing the irritation associated with a personal care composition comprising an anionic surfactant, the methods comprising combining a hydrophobically-modified material capable of binding a surfactant thereto with an anionic surfactant to produce a reduced irritation personal care composition, and methods of using such compositions to cleanse the hair or skin with reduced irritation. Provided are methods of reducing the irritation associated with a personal care composition comprising an anionic surfactant, the methods comprising combining a hydrophobically-modified material capable of binding a surfactant thereto with an anionic surfactant to produce a ...More Less
3 US7157424B2
Pharmaceutical compositions for hepatitis C viral protease inhibitors
Publication/Patent Number: US7157424B2 Publication Date: 2007-01-02 Application Number: 10/807,023 Filing Date: 2004-03-23 Inventor: Chen, Shirlynn   Mei, Xiaohui   Wang, Zeren   Assignee: Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH   IPC: A61K38/12 Abstract: Disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions of hepatitis C viral protease inhibitors, and methods of using these compositions for inhibiting the replication of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) and for the treatment of an HCV infection. These compositions are lipid based systems and comprise the hepatitis C viral protease inhibitor together with at least one pharmaceutically acceptable amine, at least one pharmaceutically acceptable base, at least one pharmaceutically acceptable oil and optionally one or more additional ingredients. Disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions of hepatitis C viral protease inhibitors, and methods of using these compositions for inhibiting the replication of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) and for the treatment of an HCV infection. These compositions are lipid based systems and ...More Less
4 US7157435B2
Methods for modulation of the effects of aging on the primate brain
Publication/Patent Number: US7157435B2 Publication Date: 2007-01-02 Application Number: 09/730,790 Filing Date: 2000-12-05 Inventor: Tuszynski, Mark H.   Blesch, Armin   Assignee: The Regents of the University of California   IPC: A01N43/04 Abstract: The invention provides a clinically useful protocol for delivery of recombinant nervous system growth factors into the aging mammalian brain. The invention is particularly useful in tempering and reversing the loss of neurological function in the aging mammalian brain, by (a) correlating loss of cortical fiber density to impairment of neurological function in the normal, aging brain; and (b) providing minimally invasive means by which such losses may be reversed. To these ends, a method is provided by which a growth factor-encoding transgene is delivered to, and expressed in, preselected sites within the brain, to stimulate growth of neurons at, and at a distance from, each delivery site. The invention provides a clinically useful protocol for delivery of recombinant nervous system growth factors into the aging mammalian brain. The invention is particularly useful in tempering and reversing the loss of neurological function in the aging mammalian brain, by (a) ...More Less
5 US7157440B2
Partial and full agonists of A1 adenosine receptors
Publication/Patent Number: US7157440B2 Publication Date: 2007-01-02 Application Number: 10/855,471 Filing Date: 2004-05-27 Inventor: Elzein, Elfatih   Ibrahim, Prabha   Palle, Venkata   Varkhedkar, Vaibhav   Zablocki, Jeff   Assignee: CV Therapeutics, Inc.   IPC: A01N43/04 Abstract: Disclosed are novel compounds that are partial and full A1 adenosine receptor agonists, useful for treating various disease states, in particular tachycardia and atrial flutter, angina, and myocardial infarction.
6 US7157441B2
Methods and compositions for treating hepatitis C virus
Publication/Patent Number: US7157441B2 Publication Date: 2007-01-02 Application Number: 10/602,136 Filing Date: 2003-06-20 Inventor: Sommadossi, Jean-pierre   Lacolla, Paulo   Assignee: Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.   Universita Degli Studi Di Cagliari   IPC: A01N43/04 Abstract: A method and composition for treating a host infected with hepatitis C comprising administering an effective hepatitis C treatment amount of a described 1′, 2′ or 3′-modified nucleoside or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or prodrug thereof, is provided. A method and composition for treating a host infected with hepatitis C comprising administering an effective hepatitis C treatment amount of a described 1′, 2′ or 3′-modified nucleoside or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or prodrug thereof, is provided. ...More Less
7 US7157587B2
Imide-extended liquid bismaleimide resin
Publication/Patent Number: US7157587B2 Publication Date: 2007-01-02 Application Number: 10/836,367 Filing Date: 2004-04-30 Inventor: Mizori, Farhad G.   Dershem, Stephen M.   Assignee: Designer Molecules, Inc.   IPC: C07D403/14 Abstract: The invention is based on the discovery that a remarkable improvement in the performance of bismaleimide thermosets can be achieved through the incorporation of an imide-extended liquid bismaleimide monomer. This imide-extended liquid bismaleimide monomer is readily prepared by the condensation of an appropriate dianhydride with two equivalents of an appropriate diamine to give an amine terminated compound. This compound is then condensed with an excess of maleic anhydride to yield an imide-extended liquid bismaleimide monomer. The invention is based on the discovery that a remarkable improvement in the performance of bismaleimide thermosets can be achieved through the incorporation of an imide-extended liquid bismaleimide monomer. This imide-extended liquid bismaleimide monomer is readily prepared by ...More Less
8 US7157588B2
Ionic liquids
Publication/Patent Number: US7157588B2 Publication Date: 2007-01-02 Application Number: 11/107,440 Filing Date: 2005-04-15 Inventor: Harmer, Mark Andrew   Junk, Christopher P.   Manzer, Leo Ernest   Assignee: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company   IPC: C07D207/12 Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions of matter that are useful as ionic liquids. The compositions of the invention are based on an N-substituted pyrrolidinone, said pyrrolidinone having a pendant ammonium cation that is separated from the pyrrolidone ring by a variable length alkyl spacer. The present invention relates to compositions of matter that are useful as ionic liquids. The compositions of the invention are based on an N-substituted pyrrolidinone, said pyrrolidinone having a pendant ammonium cation that is separated from the pyrrolidone ring by a variable ...More Less
9 US7157608B2
Process for producing allyl ether
Publication/Patent Number: US7157608B2 Publication Date: 2007-01-02 Application Number: 10/516,026 Filing Date: 2002-06-07 Inventor: Shimizu, Yasumi   Nakao, Kaoru   Matsutomi, Tohru   Assignee: Daiso Co., Ltd.   IPC: C07C41/01 Abstract: In the production of allyl ethers of polyol by reacting a straight-chain polyol compound with an allyl halide in the presence of an alkali metal hydroxide, wherein the straight-chain polyol compound has carbon atoms each having one hydroxyl group, the reaction between the straight-chain polyol compound and the allyl halide is proceeded in the presence of water having the amount dissolving the straight-chain polyol compound at a reaction temperature, then 14% by mol, based on total molar amount of a hydroxyl group contained in the straight-chain polyol compound, of the allyl halide is added to a reaction system before at least part of water is released out of the reaction system. In the production of allyl ethers of polyol by reacting a straight-chain polyol compound with an allyl halide in the presence of an alkali metal hydroxide, wherein the straight-chain polyol compound has carbon atoms each having one hydroxyl group, the reaction between the ...More Less
10 US7157631B2
Inbred maize line NP2467
Publication/Patent Number: US7157631B2 Publication Date: 2007-01-02 Application Number: 11/039,563 Filing Date: 2005-01-20 Inventor: Hornbrook, Albert R.   Assignee: Syngenta Participations AG   IPC: A01H1/00 Abstract: An inbred maize line, designated NP2467 having a lower ear height and a white versus a red cob compared to B73. NP2467 has better resistance to Gray Leaf Spot and Southern Leaf Blight than B73 and because of its improved plant health, NP2467 has much better Stay Green than B73. When NP2467 is crossed with other inbred maize lines produces hybrids with greater yield, stalk strength, emergence rating and push test percentage. This invention further relates to the seeds of inbred maize line NP2467, to the plants of inbred maize line NP2467, to hybrids made using the inbred maize plant NP2467 and another inbred maize plant, and to methods for producing a maize plant by crossing the inbred line NP2467 with itself or another maize line. An inbred maize line, designated NP2467 having a lower ear height and a white versus a red cob compared to B73. NP2467 has better resistance to Gray Leaf Spot and Southern Leaf Blight than B73 and because of its improved plant health, NP2467 has much better Stay Green than B73 ...More Less
11 US7157771B2
Vertical device 4F2 EEPROM memory
Publication/Patent Number: US7157771B2 Publication Date: 2007-01-02 Application Number: 11/044,682 Filing Date: 2005-01-27 Inventor: Forbes, Leonard   Assignee: Micron Technology, Inc.   IPC: H01L29/76 Abstract: EEPROM memory devices and arrays are described that facilitate the use of vertical floating gate memory cells and select gates in NOR or NAND high density memory architectures. Memory embodiments of the present invention utilize vertical select gates and floating gate memory cells to form NOR and NAND architecture memory cell strings, segments, and arrays. These memory cell architectures allow for improved high density memory devices or arrays with integral select gates that can take advantage of the feature sizes semiconductor fabrication processes are generally capable of and allow for appropriate device sizing for operational considerations. The memory cell architectures also allow for mitigation of disturb and overerasure issues by placing the floating gate memory cells behind select gates that isolate the memory cells from their associated bit lines and/or source lines. EEPROM memory devices and arrays are described that facilitate the use of vertical floating gate memory cells and select gates in NOR or NAND high density memory architectures. Memory embodiments of the present invention utilize vertical select gates and floating gate memory ...More Less
12 US7157786B2
Structure of a bipolar junction transistor and fabricating method thereof
Publication/Patent Number: US7157786B2 Publication Date: 2007-01-02 Application Number: 11/164,882 Filing Date: 2005-12-08 Inventor: Kao, Ching-hung   Assignee: United Microelectronics Corp.   IPC: H01L27/082 Abstract: A method for fabricating a bipolar junction transistor on a wafer is disclosed. The wafer has a N-type doped area and a plurality of isolated structures. A protection layer is formed on the wafer and portions of the protection layer are then removed to expose portions of the doped area. A P-type epitaxy layer is formed on the protection layer and the first doped area and then portions of the epitaxy layer and the protection layer are removed. An insulation layer is formed and at least a collector opening and emitter opening are formed within the insulation layer. Following that, a polysilicon layer is formed to fill the collector opening and the emitter opening. A spacer is formed beside the polysilicon layer and the epitaxy layer followed by performing a self-aligned silicidation process to form a salicide layer on the polysilicon layer and portions of the epitaxy layer. A method for fabricating a bipolar junction transistor on a wafer is disclosed. The wafer has a N-type doped area and a plurality of isolated structures. A protection layer is formed on the wafer and portions of the protection layer are then removed to expose portions of the ...More Less
13 US7157807B2
Three phase rectifier circuit with virtual neutral
Publication/Patent Number: US7157807B2 Publication Date: 2007-01-02 Application Number: 11/163,907 Filing Date: 2005-11-03 Inventor: Lubomirsky, Vadim   Assignee: MKS Instruments, Inc.   IPC: H02H7/125 Abstract: A rectifier circuit powers three power conversion modules using a three phase AC input without a neutral connection. The rectifier circuit includes a first bridge rectifier that is connected to a first phase of the three phase AC input and that produces a first rectified waveform. A second bridge rectifier is connected to a second phase of the three phase AC input and produces a second rectified waveform. A third bridge rectifier is connected to a third phase of the three phase AC input and produces a third rectified waveform. A first inductor has one end that is connected to the first bridge rectifier. A second inductor has one end that is connected to the second bridge rectifier. A third inductor has one end that is connected to the third bridge rectifier. Opposite ends of the first, second and third inductors are connected to form a virtual neutral. A protection circuit prevents overvoltage when one of the DC outputs is shorted. A rectifier circuit powers three power conversion modules using a three phase AC input without a neutral connection. The rectifier circuit includes a first bridge rectifier that is connected to a first phase of the three phase AC input and that produces a first rectified ...More Less
14 US7157812B2
Apparatus and method for modifying a power flow in a section of an electric power line
Publication/Patent Number: US7157812B2 Publication Date: 2007-01-02 Application Number: 10/532,032 Filing Date: 2003-10-14 Inventor: Couture, Pierre   Assignee: Hydro-Quebec   IPC: H02J3/16 Abstract: The invention concerns an apparatus and a method for modifying a power flux in an electrical transmission line section (6,8), each section including phase lines having n conductors (10,12) electrically insulated from one another and shorted at the ends (40) of the section. The apparatus comprises a power exchange unit including a power converter (18) for power conversion between first and second pairs of terminals (20,22), the first pair of terminals (20) being connected in series to at least one conductor of the section; and an electrical element (24) connected to the second pair of terminals (22) and adapted to circulate power through the power converter to modify said power flux. The invention concerns an apparatus and a method for modifying a power flux in an electrical transmission line section (6,8), each section including phase lines having n conductors (10,12) electrically insulated from one another and shorted at the ends (40) of the section. The ...More Less
15 US7157815B2
Brushless electric motor
Publication/Patent Number: US7157815B2 Publication Date: 2007-01-02 Application Number: 10/773,550 Filing Date: 2004-02-05 Inventor: Cordiale, Frank J.   Sloan, Randy   Assignee: Dynamic Energy, LLC   IPC: H02K7/06 Abstract: A solenoid-based propulsion system and methodology comprised of at least one multiple wire coil set solenoid that reversibly receives at least a portion of a magnetic object, wherein the wire coil sets of the solenoid are connected to the energizing control system that controls the alternate energizing of the wire coil sets; the adjustable dwell angle of the energizing; and provides for skip energizing. The electronic format of the energizing control system utilizes an electronic timer to establish the frequency at which the alternate energization occurs to propel the magnetic object in a reciprocal motion. The energizing control system in a payload delivery system embodiment of the invention helps converts the kinetic energy stored in the reciprocal motion of the magnetic object into a movement propelling the magnetic object completely and unilaterally out of the invention. A solenoid-based propulsion system and methodology comprised of at least one multiple wire coil set solenoid that reversibly receives at least a portion of a magnetic object, wherein the wire coil sets of the solenoid are connected to the energizing control system that controls ...More Less
16 US7157817B2
Drum drive with damping device for damping vibrations
Publication/Patent Number: US7157817B2 Publication Date: 2007-01-02 Application Number: 10/533,513 Filing Date: 2003-11-13 Inventor: Hvidberg, Jens   Assignee: Interroll (Schweiz) AG   IPC: H02K5/24 Abstract: The invention relates to a drum drive that delimits an interior space intended for receiving an electromotor for producing a rotating movement of the drum. The electromotor comprises a stator, shell and stator cap. The stator is turnably journalled about the shaft (7), wherein the drive comprises at least one damping device (10) connected to the shaft (7) and to the stator, and extending radially from the shaft in a plane that is essentially at right angles thereto; and wherein the damping device (10) is configured for absorbing forces that strive to rotate the stator about the shaft. The invention relates to a drum drive that delimits an interior space intended for receiving an electromotor for producing a rotating movement of the drum. The electromotor comprises a stator, shell and stator cap. The stator is turnably journalled about the shaft (7), wherein ...More Less
17 US7157561B2
Methods of inhibiting transmission of a costimulatory signal of lymphocytes
Publication/Patent Number: US7157561B2 Publication Date: 2007-01-02 Application Number: 10/982,611 Filing Date: 2004-11-05 Inventor: Hui, Raymond A.   Root, Richard T.   Assignee: Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc.   IPC: C07K16/38 Abstract: Activated haptens useful for generating immunogens to the HIV protease inhibitor atazanavir, immunogens useful for producing antibodies to atazanavir, and antibodies and labeled conjugates useful in immunoassays for determination of atazanavir. The haptens feature an activated functionality at the central, non-terminal hydroxyl group. Activated haptens useful for generating immunogens to the HIV protease inhibitor atazanavir, immunogens useful for producing antibodies to atazanavir, and antibodies and labeled conjugates useful in immunoassays for determination of atazanavir. The haptens feature an activated ...More Less
18 US7157569B2
Mutation associated with epilepsy
Publication/Patent Number: US7157569B2 Publication Date: 2007-01-02 Application Number: 10/312,184 Filing Date: 2001-06-20 Inventor: Wallace, Robyn Heather   Mulley, John Charles   Berkovic, Samuel Frank   Harkin, Louise Anne   Dibbens, Leanne Michelle   Assignee: Bionomics Limited   IPC: C07K14/705 Abstract: An isolated mammalian DNA molecule encoding a mutant γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptor subunit, wherein a mutation event selected from the group consisting of point mutations, deletions, insertions and rearrangements has occurred and said mutation event disrupts the functioning of an assembled GABA receptor, or an otherwise functional fragment or homologue thereof. An isolated mammalian DNA molecule encoding a mutant γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptor subunit, wherein a mutation event selected from the group consisting of point mutations, deletions, insertions and rearrangements has occurred and said mutation event disrupts the ...More Less
19 US7157582B2
Selective iGluR5 receptor antagonists
Publication/Patent Number: US7157582B2 Publication Date: 2007-01-02 Application Number: 11/032,759 Filing Date: 2005-01-11 Inventor: Filla, Sandra Ann   Ornstein, Paul Leslie   Assignee: Eli Lilly and Company   IPC: C07D217/12 Abstract: The present invention provides a method of treating or preventing migraine comprising administering to a patient in need thereof an effective amount of a selective iGluR5 receptor antagonist. The present invention further provides novel compounds functional as selective iGluR5 receptor antagonists as well as compositions and formulations comprising said selective iGluR5 receptor antagonists. The present invention provides a method of treating or preventing migraine comprising administering to a patient in need thereof an effective amount of a selective iGluR5 receptor antagonist. The present invention further provides novel compounds functional as selective iGluR5 ...More Less
20 US7157730B2
Angled wafer rotating ion implantation
Publication/Patent Number: US7157730B2 Publication Date: 2007-01-02 Application Number: 10/323,889 Filing Date: 2002-12-20 Inventor: Wang, Tzu-yu   Assignee: Finisar Corporation   IPC: H01L29/06 Abstract: Ion implantation by mounting a semiconductor wafer on a rotating plate that is tilted at an angle relative to an ion implantation flux. The tilt angle and the ion implantation energy are adjusted to produce a desired implantation profile. Ion implantation of mesa structures, either through the semiconductor wafer's surface or through the mesa structure's wall is possible. Angled ion implantation can reduce or eliminate ion damage to the lattice structure along an aperture region. This enables beneficial ion implantation profiles in vertical cavity semiconductor lasers. Mask materials, beneficially that can be lithographically formed, can selectively protect the wafer during implantation. Multiple ion implantations can be used to form novel structures. Ion implantation by mounting a semiconductor wafer on a rotating plate that is tilted at an angle relative to an ion implantation flux. The tilt angle and the ion implantation energy are adjusted to produce a desired implantation profile. Ion implantation of mesa structures ...More Less