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A magnetic disk drive head suspension of the type having a load beam, a mounting region, and a flexure, includes an improved load point dimple. The load point dimple can be formed in either the load beam for contacting the flexure or the flexure for contacting the load beam. The dimple is characterized by a conical sha...
A cationic charge modified microporous membrane is provided. The membrane comrises a hydrophilic organic polymeric microporous membrane having bonded thereto, through a cross-linking agent, a charge modifying amount of a cationic charge modifying agent. The charge modifying agent is an aliphatic amine or polyamine, pre...
A radiographic element is disclosed capable of producing a maximum density of at least 3.0 when imagewise exposed and processed in less than 45 seconds. The element includes magenta dye or dyes, including a dye for spectrally sensitizing radiation-sensitive silver halide grains, that leave a residual density at 505 nm ...
Organic polymer surfaces are modified by contacting such surfaces with a halohydroxy compound and a cationic compound of an acid having a pK a >2.5. Preferably the organic polymer is selected from the group consisting of polyesters, aromatic polyamides, polyimides, and graphitic polymers and the contacting is condu...
Novel breathable environmentally stable, water weakenable films, fibers, and articles, useful for disposable applications and methods for making them are disclosed. The films, fibers and articles are manufactured from novel polymer blends and demonstrate improved stability and enhanced strength when exposed to environm...
A technique to detect defects when reading a defect scan pattern stored on a disk in which the detected defects are processed differently depending on which region of a sector the defect is resident. In one implementation, a mask is used to identify the defects of different regions. By differentiating different regions...
Disclosed are hair or skin conditioning compositions comprising by weight: (a) from about 0.1% to about 10% of a thickening polymer system; (b) from about 0.1% to about 8.0% of a surfactant system selected from the group consisting of cationic surfactant, nonionic surfactant, and mixtures thereof; (c) from about 0.1% t...
A gothic-style bearing defines a single circular continuous recirculating path raceway for a plurality of ball bearings to be positioned therein and to be in operable engagement with a shaft having an annular groove formed therein. The bearing includes an eyelet having a cylindrical portion, a flange portion connected ...
In general, the disclosure describes an RFID tag designed such that the tag is both covert and not easily blocked from the interrogation signal by the hand or other body part of a person. In particular, the RFID tag is designed to have a long, narrow aspect that allows placement of the tag in locations on or in a book ...
The present invention is directed to antigen binding molecules, including antibodies, comprising a Fc region having one or more amino acid modifications, wherein the antigen binding molecule exhibits altered binding to one or more Fc receptors as a result of the modification(s). The invention is further directed to pol...
A modified bitumen composition used in asphalt-coated roads as a binding raw material having petrocoke, a derivative of carbon based crude oil, and extract, a base oil unit by-product, as additives, and to a method of producing the same. The modified bitumen composition of the invention contains at least 55% by weight ...
The present invention concerns metal-organic hybrid solids having a modified outer surface. These solids can be used, for example, for the storage and vectoring of molecules of interest such as pharmaceutically active ingredients, compounds of interest in cosmetics and markers, for example contrast agents. These solids...
Systems and methods for flushing a cache with modified data are disclosed. Responsive to a request to flush data from a cache with modified data to a next level cache that does not include the cache with modified data, the cache with modified data is accessed using an index and a way and an address associated with the ...
The present invention relates to a system for intracellular delivery of a cargo comprising at least one component A chosen from aliphatic linear or branched moieties with at least 4 carbon atoms and/or cyclic ring systems comprising 2-4 rings which may contain several hetero atoms chosen from N, S, O and P, wherein com...
A composition comprises a surface modified nanoparticle comprising a core comprising a material selected from the group consisting of organic materials, organometallic materials, inorganic materials, metals, metal oxides, and combinations thereof; and a surface branch covalently linked to the core having the general fo...
Catalyst compositions of alumina supports containing palladium and nickel are selective in a vapor phase hydrogenolysis reaction to convert cyclic acetal compounds and/or cyclic ketal compounds in the presence of hydrogen to their corresponding hydroxy ether hydrocarbon reaction products....
This invention relates generally to chemically modified oligonucleotides useful for modulating activity of microRNAs and pre-microRNAs. More particularly, the invention relates to single stranded chemically modified oligonucleotides for inhibiting microRNA and pre-microRNA activity and to methods of making and using th...
Polysaccharide fibres, such as cellulose or starch, modified by grafting an amino-containing antimicrobial polymer (ACP) onto the fibres or starch using a co-polymerization reaction, exhibits high antimicrobial activity. For example, the presence of 1.0% by weight grafted polymer in the cellulose fibres or starch fibre...
A process for producing a glucan derivative modified with a cyclic ester with a highly suppressed homopolymerization of a cyclic ester is provided. In a production process for a modified glucan derivative, by allowing a glucan derivative having a hydroxyl group to react with a cyclic ester in a solvent in the pre...
The present invention relates to a nucleic acid encoding a polypeptide and the use of the nucleic acid or polypeptide in preventing and/or treating cancer. The invention relates to improved vectors for the insertion and expression of foreign genes encoding tumor antigens for use in immunotherapeutic treatment of cancer...
An additive for reclaiming asphalt of the present invention, which is obtained by adding straight asphalt to a mixture of a waste animal or vegetable oil and a waste mineral oil having a kinematic viscosity at 60° C. of 10 mm 2 /s to 40 mm 2 /s, mixing the materials, and heating the resultant mixture to remove an arom...
A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for transferring credits from one gaming device to another via the use of coded scrip is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of accepting a cash-out command in the gaming device, scanning a magnetically manifested code uniquely identifying a scrip stored in the gami...
A subject-matter of the invention is a novel process for the preparation of sulphur-modified monolithic porous carbon-based materials by impregnation with a strong sulphur-based acid, the materials capable of being obtained according to this process and the use of these materials with improved supercapacitance properti...
Disclosed are capsid-modified rAAV expression vectors, as well as infectious virions, compositions, and pharmaceutical formulations containing them. Also provided are methods of preparing and using the disclosed capsid-protein-mutated rAAV constructs in a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic modalities, including, int...
Described herein is a method of inducing vascular inflammation using modified paramagnetic nanoparticles with improved therapeutic loading efficiency and enhanced circulation properties. The method comprises loading lipophilic agent into the fatty acid coatings of a paramagnetic nanoparticle (PMNP). In certain embodime...
An electrophotographic liquid developer is provided which comprises a dispersion of at least one coloring material in particle form, asphalt and synthetic resin in an organic solvent having an electrical resistance of no less than 108 Omega . The liquid developer is useful for the preparation of lithographic plates....
Provided are a modified DKK2 polypeptide according to an aspect, a nucleic acid encoding the same, a preparation method thereof, and use thereof. Accordingly, a modified DKK2 protein having an additional glycosyl group or improved binding affinity for a substrate LRP6 may be efficiently prepared, thereby being used for...
A modified kraft pulp fiber with unique properties is provided. The modified fiber can be a modified bleached kraft fiber that is almost indistinguishable from its conventional counterpart, except that it has a low degree of polymerization (DP). Methods for making the modified fiber and products made from it are also p...
Disclosed are a method of preparing a modified conjugated diene-based polymer, a modified conjugated diene-based polymer prepared thereby, and a rubber composition and a tire, including the modified conjugated diene-based polymer. The method of preparing the modified conjugated diene-based polymer includes (a) polymeri...