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Methods Of Making Unbiased Phage Libraries

Described herein is a method of preparing an unbiased library of phage variants,comprising (a) preparing a population of “acceptor phage”; (b) removing an endogenoustarget gene and inserting gene ...
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Srivatsan Raman, Phil Huss | P200126US02

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Microbial Glycans As A Target Of Human Intelectin

The present disclosure provides for methods of diagnosing and treating bacterial infections. Human Intelectin 1 (hIntL-1) has been shown to bind selectively to glycan components on bacteria including ...
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Laura Kiessling, Darryl Wesener, Kittikhun Wangkanont | P150027US02

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Probiotic Function Of Human Intelectin

The present disclosure provides for methods providing a pre/probiotic agent to a subject. Human Intelectin 1 (hIntL-1) has been shown to bind selectively to glycan components on bacteria, thereby prom...
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Laura Kiessling, Darryl Wesener, Kittikhun Wangkanont, Federico Rey | P150027US04

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Electronically Activated Strained Alkynes

R1 and R2 are hydrogen or C1 to C12 linear or branched alkyl; R3 is hydrogen, C1 to C12 linear or branched alkyl, or nitrogen protecting groups; X is oxygen or nitrogen; and when X is oxygen, R4 is ab...
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Jennifer Schomaker, Eileen Burke | P170043US02

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Lesion Volume Measurements System

An apparatus for measuring lesion volume, for example, in laboratory animals, provides a mirror box allowing a camera to simultaneously acquire profiles of the lesion along at least two crossing axes ...
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Randall Kimple, Junzhou Chen, Hunter Higby, Ryan Wisth, Kyuhyun Lee, Jeremy Rogers | P190262US02

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Electronically Activated Strained Alkynes

Compounds of Formula I: [Image Omitted] wherein: R1 and R1′ are independently selected from hydrogen, halogen, C1-to-C12 linear or branched hydroxyalkyl, C1-to-C12 linear or branched halo-alkyl, ...
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Jennifer Schomaker, Eileen Burke | P170043US03

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Sensor For Cyanuric Acid Detection

A cyanuric acid-responsive biosensor includes a host strain or cell-free system including a first and a second expression cassette; the first expression cassette including, in operable communication, ...
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Srivatsan Raman, Xiangyang Liu | P180322US02

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Zip-Lignin™ Assay: An Analysis and Validation Tool

To produce pulp from wood, harsh chemicals are applied during cooking and bleaching mainly because lignin is tough to break down. To make it easier to degrade, Wisconsin researchers discovered how che...
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John Ralph, Steven Karlen, Fachuang Lu, Dharshana Padmakshan | P150118US02

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Circulating Tumor Cell Assay Using Simple Blood Draw

Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) are cells shed from tumor deposits that flow into the bloodstream. They are detected at a frequency of about one CTC per one billion surrounding blood cells. The great h...
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David Beebe, Joshua Lang, Ben Casavant, Scott Berry, Lindsay Strotman | P130171US01

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New Mass Spectrometry Detector Uses Optically Active Membrane

Mass spectrometers are analytical instruments that can precisely measure the mass of molecules to determine their composition and identity. Generally, the molecules are ionized and then accelerated by...
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Robert Blick, Jonathan Rodriguez, Hyunseok Kim, Zlatan Aksamija, Wolfgang Hansen, Christian Heyn | P140174US01

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Influenza Reporter Virus Imaged In Vivo

Currently, it is not possible to visualize the in vivo dynamics of an influenza infection. All existing models rely on proxies to measure viral replication (e.g., viral concentration in nasal washes) ...
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Andrew Mehle | P130288US01

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