Patents 6048304 - 6048556

 

 

Patent 6048304: Process for controlling the operating parameters of an incubator
(SURGERY : ISOLATION TREATMENT CHAMBERS : Incubators : Pulsating field)

Patent 6048305: Apparatus and method for an open ear auditory pathway stimulator to manage tinnitus and hyperacusis
(SURGERY : SURGICALLY IMPLANTED VIBRATORY HEARING AID : Oral cavity devices)

Patent 6048306: Non-invasive dual acting urological press for the prevention of female incontinence
(SURGERY : BODY INSERTED URINARY OR COLONIC INCONTINENT DEVICE OR TREATMENT (E.G., ARTIFICIAL SPHINCTERS, ETC.) : Sensory (e.g., visual, audio, tactile, etc.))

Patent 6048307: Endoscope with a movable frontal end area
(SURGERY : ENDOSCOPE : Having flexible tube structure : With bending control means : Pivotally connected)

Patent 6048308: Vaginal speculum
(SURGERY : SPECULA : Retractor : With auxiliary channel (e.g., fluid transversing) : Otoscope (e.g., funnel shaped specula))

Patent 6048309: Soft tissue retractor and delivery device therefor
(SURGERY : SPECULA : Retractor : With holder : Handle-holder cooperating means : Closed frame (e.g., circle, square))

Patent 6048310: Audio apparatus
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING :)

Patent 6048311: Method and apparatus for ultrasound imaging using adaptive gray mapping
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Detecting nuclear, electromagnetic, or ultrasonic radiation : Ultrasonic : Anatomic image produced by reflective scanning : Having B-scan and Doppler)

Patent 6048312: Method and apparatus for three-dimensional ultrasound imaging of biopsy needle
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Detecting nuclear, electromagnetic, or ultrasonic radiation : Ultrasonic : Anatomic image produced by reflective scanning : Having B-scan and Doppler)

Patent 6048313: Method and apparatus for fractal-based enhancement of ultrasound imaging
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Detecting nuclear, electromagnetic, or ultrasonic radiation : Ultrasonic : Anatomic image produced by reflective scanning : Having B-scan and Doppler)

Patent 6048314: Automated measurement and analysis of patient anatomy based on image recognition
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Detecting nuclear, electromagnetic, or ultrasonic radiation : Ultrasonic : Anatomic image produced by reflective scanning : Having B-scan and Doppler)

Patent 6048315: Method and apparatus for ultrasonic synthetic transmit aperture imaging using orthogonal complementary codes
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Detecting nuclear, electromagnetic, or ultrasonic radiation : Ultrasonic : Anatomic image produced by reflective scanning : Electronic array scanning : Hand-held unit)

Patent 6048316: Medical diagnostic ultrasonic imaging system and method for displaying composite fundamental and harmonic images
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Detecting nuclear, electromagnetic, or ultrasonic radiation : Ultrasonic : Anatomic image produced by reflective scanning : Electronic array scanning : Hand-held unit)

Patent 6048317: Method and apparatus for assisting a user in positioning an ultrasonic transducer
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Detecting nuclear, electromagnetic, or ultrasonic radiation : Ultrasonic : One-dimensional anatomic display or measurement : Electronic array scanning)

Patent 6048318: Vascular impedance measurement instrument
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Cardiovascular : Simultaneously detecting cardiovascular condition and diverse body condition : Cardiovascular testing)

Patent 6048319: Non-invasive acoustic screening device for coronary stenosis
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Cardiovascular : Heart : Detecting heart sound : Signal display or recording)

Patent 6048320: Inner ear diagnostic apparatus
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Ear or testing by auditory stimulus : Locating acupuncture points)

Patent 6048321: Guide assembly for a biopsy device
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Sampling nonliquid body material (e.g., bone, muscle tissue, epithelial cells, etc.) : Cutting : Breath exhaled into or inhaled from expansible chamber)

Patent 6048322: Morphometric measurement tool
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Measuring anatomical characteristic or force applied to or exerted by body : Indicator)

Patent 6048323: Transducer support plate and tocodynamometer attachment system
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Measuring anatomical characteristic or force applied to or exerted by body : Associated with parturition : Means for controlling liquid flow)

Patent 6048324: Head gear for detecting head motion and providing an indication of head movement
(SURGERY : DIAGNOSTIC TESTING : Measuring anatomical characteristic or force applied to or exerted by body : Body movement (e.g., head or hand tremor, motility of limb, etc.) : Means for controlling liquid flow)

Patent 6048325: Wrist/hand support device
(SURGERY: SPLINT, BRACE, OR BANDAGE : ORTHOPEDIC BANDAGE : Splint or brace : Upper extremity : Hand or wrist : With toe protector or use enabling means)

Patent 6048326: Disposable elastic thermal knee wrap
(SURGERY: SPLINT, BRACE, OR BANDAGE : ORTHOPEDIC BANDAGE : Splint or brace : Lower extremity : Knee : Finger)

Patent 6048327: Athletic supporter with gel material
(SURGERY: SPLINT, BRACE, OR BANDAGE : BANDAGE STRUCTURE : Support covering : For a particular body portion : Perineal support : Suspensory :)

Patent 6048328: Implantable drug infusion device having an improved valve
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Implantable reservoir having access port implanted under skin : Port having valve means : With soluble cover means)

Patent 6048329: Catheter distal assembly with pull wires
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Conduit with self-propelled or remote control means : Having tensioning means to alter conduit shape : Solid loaded into injector through opening in side wall of plunger housing)

Patent 6048330: Systems and methods for promoting tissue growth
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Having means inflated in body (e.g., inflatable nozzle, dilator, balloon catheter, occluder, etc.) : Having remote control for applying light, electricity, or heat to alter conduit shape (e.g., shape memory alloy, etc.))

Patent 6048331: Cardioplegia occluder
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Having means inflated in body (e.g., inflatable nozzle, dilator, balloon catheter, occluder, etc.) : Having aperture in conduit proximal of inflated means : Lumen extending from proximal end to aperture proximal of inflated means : One-way valve)

Patent 6048332: Dimpled porous infusion balloon
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Having means inflated in body (e.g., inflatable nozzle, dilator, balloon catheter, occluder, etc.) : Particular wall structure of inflated means (e.g., varying wall thickness, multilayer, etc.) : Particular surface characteristics (e.g., rib, groove, corrugation, etc.) : One-way valve)

Patent 6048333: Apparatus for treating aneurysms with a thermal source
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Having means for cooling or heating body, treating or collected material or device : Expanding arm or finger)

Patent 6048334: Syringe, injector and injector system
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Treating material forced into or out of body by self-acting fluid pressure, motor-driven, or mechanical energy storing means (e.g., pressure infusion or aspiration, etc.) : Material impelled by nonreciprocating piston driven by motor : Deformable resilient chamber type)

Patent 6048335: Needleless injection site
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Body piercer, obturator rod, or stylet axially movable within body entering conduit while latter is disposed in body : Having flow closure means for conduit : Resealable plug, septum or diaphragm : By use of wings to pinch and hold elements together to allow insertion)

Patent 6048336: Injection device
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Means moved by person to inject or remove fluent material to or from body inserted conduit, holder, or reservoir : Injector or aspirator syringe supported only by person during use (e.g., hand held hypodermic syringe, douche tube with forced injection, etc.) : Having means for metering material flow to or from body : Including means for controlling piston stroke length : By rotatable means (e.g., micrometer, etc.) :)

Patent 6048337: Transdermal perfusion of fluids
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material applied to or removed from external surface of body, or cutaneous layer of skin (e.g., eye treatment, removal of skin impurities, etc.) : Means for removing material from surface by suction : With piston or plunger for expelling material therefrom)

Patent 6048338: Catheter with spiral cut transition member
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Body inserted tubular conduit structure (e.g., needles, cannulas, nozzles, trocars, catheters, etc.) : Flexible catheter or means (e.g., coupling) used therewith : Vaginal or douche type)

Patent 6048339: Flexible surgical instruments with suction
(SURGERY : MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.) : Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin : Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body : Body inserted tubular conduit structure (e.g., needles, cannulas, nozzles, trocars, catheters, etc.) : Flexible catheter or means (e.g., coupling) used therewith : With reinforcing structure : Providing varying degrees of flexibility along longitudinal axis : Removable plug)

Patent 6048340: High-frequency treatment device for endoscope
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Electrical application : Applicators : Cutting : Endoscopic : Articulated arm)

Patent 6048341: Bipolar electric coagulating and dissecting tweezers
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Electrical application : Applicators : coagulation : Bipolar electrodes : With forceps or tweezers :)

Patent 6048342: Spine distraction implant
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Orthopedic instrumentation : Internal fixation means : Spinal positioner or stabilizer : Cyclable or incrementable)

Patent 6048343: Bone screw system
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Orthopedic instrumentation : Internal fixation means : Orthopedic fastener : Multi-element or coated plate)

Patent 6048344: Threaded washer and bone screw apparatus
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Orthopedic instrumentation : Internal fixation means : Orthopedic fastener : Threaded fastener element : Having separable and distinct plate elements)

Patent 6048345: Motorized reciprocating surgical file apparatus and method
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Orthopedic instrumentation : Orthopedic cutting instrument : Osteotome or scraper : Rasp or file : Having separable and distinct plate elements)

Patent 6048346: Systems and methods for injecting flowable materials into bones
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Orthopedic instrumentation : Means for use in bone reperation : Device for the application of bone cement : Femoral head)

Patent 6048347: Lens storage and folding apparatus
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Means for removing, inserting or aiding in the removal or insertion of eye lens material : Means for use in bone reperation)

Patent 6048348: Deformable intraocular lens injection system, and method thereof
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Means for removing, inserting or aiding in the removal or insertion of eye lens material : Means for use in bone reperation)

Patent 6048349: Systems and methods for guiding a medical instrument through a body
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Means for inserting or removing conduit within body : Means for use in bone reperation)

Patent 6048350: Segmented balloon delivery system
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : ARTERIAL PROSTHESIS (I.E., BLOOD VESSEL) : Stent combined with surgical delivery system (e.g., surgical tools, delivery sheath, etc.) :)

Patent 6048351: Transvaginal suturing system
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Suture, ligature, elastic band or clip applier : Mechanical suture or ligature applier : Clip fed from supply)

Patent 6048352: Disposable element for use in a body fluid sampling device
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Cutting, puncturing or piercing : Lancet : Cylindrical)

Patent 6048353: Trephine device for locating and cutting a cylindrical or reverse tapered aperture in flexible material
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Cutting, puncturing or piercing : Punch : Spring driven or biased into cutting position)

Patent 6048354: Sliding knife and needle assembly for making a portal for endoscopic or arthroscopic surgery
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Cutting, puncturing or piercing : Puncturing or piercing : Spring driven or biased into cutting position)

Patent 6048355: Ear piercing cartridges
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Cutting, puncturing or piercing : Puncturing or piercing : Earlobe piercing means : Plural cutting blades)

Patent 6048356: Expandable catheter
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Internal pressure applicator (e.g., dilator) : Inflatable or expandible by fluid : Inserted in vascular system : Plural cutting blades)

Patent 6048357: Anchoring device and method for sealing punctures in vessels
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Sutureless closure : Combined with another device)

Patent 6048358: Method and apparatus for hemostasis following arterial catheterization
(SURGERY : INSTRUMENTS : Sutureless closure : Combined with another device)

Patent 6048359: Spatial orientation and light sources and method of using same for medical diagnosis and photodynamic therapy
(SURGERY: LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : LIGHT, THERMAL, AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION : Light application : Lamp and casing : Internal application : By partially or wholly implanted device)

Patent 6048360: Methods of making and using coiled sheet graft for single and bifurcated lumens
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : ARTERIAL PROSTHESIS (I.E., BLOOD VESSEL) : Stent combined with surgical delivery system (e.g., surgical tools, delivery sheath, etc.) :)

Patent 6048361: Balloon catheter and multi-guidewire stent for implanting in the region of branched vessels
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : ARTERIAL PROSTHESIS (I.E., BLOOD VESSEL) : Stent combined with surgical delivery system (e.g., surgical tools, delivery sheath, etc.) :)

Patent 6048362: Fluoroscopically-visible flexible graft structures
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : ARTERIAL PROSTHESIS (I.E., BLOOD VESSEL) : Having marker (e.g., color, radiopaque, etc.) : Monofilament)

Patent 6048363: Centrifugal blood pump apparatus
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : CORPOREAL ARTIFICIAL HEART, HEART ASSIST (E.G., IMPLANTABLE BLOOD PUMP, ETC.), CONTROL REGULATOR, OR POWER SUPPLY THEREFOR, OR METHOD OF OPERATION THEREFOR : Having enclosed rotary member for directly impelling blood flow : Sewing ring)

Patent 6048364: Highly deformable intraocular lens and method for inserting same into an eye
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : EYE PROSTHESIS (E.G., LENS OR CORNEAL IMPLANT, OR ARTIFICIAL EYE, ETC.) : Intraocular lens : Having supporting structure for lens : Specific supporting structure (e.g., haptic, plate, etc.) : Haptic and optic junction :)

Patent 6048365: Implantable orthopedic prosthesis having keyed taper connector
(PROSTHESIS (I.E., ARTIFICIAL BODY MEMBERS), PARTS THEREOF, OR AIDS AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR : IMPLANTABLE PROSTHESIS : Bone : Joint bone : Hip joint bone : Femoral stem : Femoral joint head cap)

Patent 6048366: Satellite simulator
(DATA PROCESSING: STRUCTURAL DESIGN, MODELING, SIMULATION, AND EMULATION : SIMULATING NONELECTRICAL DEVICE OR SYSTEM : Mechanical : Vehicle :)

Patent 6048367: Process for removal of excess dye from printed or dyed fabric or yarn
(BLEACHING AND DYEING; FLUID TREATMENT AND CHEMICAL MODIFICATION OF TEXTILES AND FIBERS : BLEACHING : Chemical : Peroxides or oxygen : With sulfur compounds or peroxides or oxygen)

Patent 6048368: Cleaning method for textile fabrics
(BLEACHING AND DYEING; FLUID TREATMENT AND CHEMICAL MODIFICATION OF TEXTILES AND FIBERS : CLEANING OR LAUNDERING : Cellulose ester or ether fibers)

Patent 6048369: Method of dyeing hydrophobic textile fibers with colorant materials in supercritical fluid carbon dioxide
(BLEACHING AND DYEING; FLUID TREATMENT AND CHEMICAL MODIFICATION OF TEXTILES AND FIBERS : CONFINED GAS PHASE SUPERATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE DYEING PROCESS (OTHER THAN STEAM BELOW 138 DEGREES C.) : Dry heat treatment for penetration)

Patent 6048370: Monoazo dyes containing a fluorosulphonyl group and use thereof
(BLEACHING AND DYEING; FLUID TREATMENT AND CHEMICAL MODIFICATION OF TEXTILES AND FIBERS : NONTEXTILE, DYEING PROCESS OR PRODUCT, INCLUDING INORGANIC FIBER : Aminoplast or aminoplast precursor coating)

Patent 6048371: Process for preparing soft tinted lenses
(BLEACHING AND DYEING; FLUID TREATMENT AND CHEMICAL MODIFICATION OF TEXTILES AND FIBERS : NONTEXTILE, DYEING PROCESS OR PRODUCT, INCLUDING INORGANIC FIBER : Contact lens : Roller or disc)

Patent 6048372: Method of producing an electrode plate used for a lithium secondary battery and a lithium secondary battery
(METAL WORKING : METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE : Electrical device making : Electric battery cell making : Including coating or impregnating : Applying terminal)

Patent 6048373: Fuels compositions containing polybutenes of narrow molecular weight distribution
(FUEL AND RELATED COMPOSITIONS : LIQUID FUELS (EXCLUDING FUELS THAT ARE EXCLUSIVELY MIXTURES OF LIQUID HYDROCARBONS) : Organic nitrogen compound containing : Compound of indeterminate structure prepared by reacting a phenol, an aldehyde, and ammonia or substituted ammonia : The carbon is acyclic or alicyclic)

Patent 6048374: Process and device for pyrolysis of feedstock
(GAS: HEATING AND ILLUMINATING : PROCESSES : Wood : Up-and-down run)

Patent 6048375: Coated abrasive
(ABRASIVE TOOL MAKING PROCESS, MATERIAL, OR COMPOSITION : WITH HYDROCARBON : Cellulose or derivative thereof)

Patent 6048376: Combination baffle and filter element system for removing oil from an oil/gas mixture
(GAS SEPARATION : PLURAL SERIAL BASICALLY DIVERSE SEPARATING MEDIA : Plural stages in unitary casing : Deflector and fibrous, filamentary, particulate solids, or cohesive sheet filter type : Attendant actuated manipulating means)

Patent 6048377: Top dressing for gardens and lawns
(CHEMISTRY: FERTILIZERS : PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS : Organic material-containing : Fermentation)

Patent 6048378: Highly available particulate controlled release nitrogen fertilizer
(CHEMISTRY: FERTILIZERS : PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS : Forms or conditioning : Carbonates, oxides, sulfates, halides, etc.)

Patent 6048379: High density composite material
(SPECIALIZED METALLURGICAL PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS FOR USE THEREIN, CONSOLIDATED METAL POWDER COMPOSITIONS, AND LOOSE METAL PARTICULATE MIXTURES : COMPOSITIONS : Consolidated metal powder compositions : Flake or fibrous constituent or fibrous grain structure : Containing Alkaline earth metal compound or Aluminum(Al) compound)

Patent 6048380: Method for disposing synthetic resinous material
(SPECIALIZED METALLURGICAL PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS FOR USE THEREIN, CONSOLIDATED METAL POWDER COMPOSITIONS, AND LOOSE METAL PARTICULATE MIXTURES : PROCESSES : Producing or treating free metal : At 300 degrees C or greater (e.g., pyrometallurgy, etc.) : Aluminum(Al))

Patent 6048381: Method and arrangement for cooling hot bulk material
(SPECIALIZED METALLURGICAL PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS FOR USE THEREIN, CONSOLIDATED METAL POWDER COMPOSITIONS, AND LOOSE METAL PARTICULATE MIXTURES : PROCESSES : Producing or treating free metal : At 300 degrees C or greater (e.g., pyrometallurgy, etc.) : Iron(Fe) : With consolidation (e.g., pelletizing, etc.) of solid metallic Iron(Fe) product after reduction : Gold(Au))

Patent 6048382: Method for direct reduction and upgrading of fine-grained refractory and earthy iron ores and slags
(SPECIALIZED METALLURGICAL PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS FOR USE THEREIN, CONSOLIDATED METAL POWDER COMPOSITIONS, AND LOOSE METAL PARTICULATE MIXTURES : PROCESSES : Producing or treating free metal : At 300 degrees C or greater (e.g., pyrometallurgy, etc.) : Iron(Fe) : With consolidation (e.g., pelletizing, etc.) of solid metallic Iron(Fe) product after reduction : Gold(Au))

Patent 6048383: Mass transfer composite membrane for a fuel cell power plant
(GAS SEPARATION: PROCESSES : SELECTIVE DIFFUSION OF GASES : Selective diffusion of gases through immobilized liquid : Created by rotating equipment)

Patent 6048384: PSA process and system using simultaneous top and bottom evacuation of absorbent bed
(GAS SEPARATION: PROCESSES : SOLID SORPTION : Including reduction of pressure : Plural pressure varying steps (e.g., pressure swing adsorption, etc.) : Sweep gas used : Feed gas or constituent thereof is sweep gas :)

Patent 6048385: Electric discharge wire-holding structure for wet-type electric dust collector
(GAS SEPARATION: APPARATUS : ELECTRIC FIELD SEPARATION APPARATUS (E.G., ELECTRICAL PRECIPITATOR, ELECTROSTATIC TYPE, ETC.) : Electrode retaining or supporting means : Circuit portions)

Patent 6048386: Integrated resonator and filter apparatus
(GAS SEPARATION: APPARATUS : WITH SOUND DAMPING MEANS (I.E., NOISE ATTENUATION) : Sound attenuating gas flow path : For internal combustion engine)

Patent 6048387: Reversible thermochromic composition
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Marking : Inks : Invisible : Chromogenic (i.e., color formation by reaction of color former with color developer) : Specified color former (i.e., electron donating) : The color former contains a heterocyclic oxygen ring : With specified color former)

Patent 6048388: Ink compositions containing ionic liquid solvents
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Marking : Inks : Organic dye containing : Water in oil)

Patent 6048389: Ink jet inks containing modifiers for improved drop formation
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Marking : Inks : Organic dye containing : Carbohydrate or derivative containing : Cellulose or derivative containing : The color former contains a heterocyclic oxygen ring)

Patent 6048390: Ink jet recording ink and ink jet recording method
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Marking : Inks : Organic dye containing : Organic nitrogen compound containing : Shellac or derivative containing)

Patent 6048391: Means for and methods of preparing a glue for corrugated board
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Carbohydrate or derivative containing : Starch or derivative : With element or inorganic compound except water : Alkali or alkaline earth metal hydroxide (e.g., caustic soda, caustic alkali, caustic lime, etc.) : Carbon bonded directly to the single bonded oxygen of the -C(=O)O- group)

Patent 6048392: Alkaline paper surface sizing agents
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Heterocyclic (only N, O, S, Se, Te) : Two hetero ring atoms : C radical bonded to Si is unsaturated)

Patent 6048393: Processing additives for hydraulic cements
(COMPOSITIONS: COATING OR PLASTIC : : Inorganic settable ingredient containing : Portland type cement : Organic material containing : Organic nitrogen compound : Cellulose or silica containing (e.g., sand, etc.))

Patent 6048394: Method for growing single crystals from polycrystalline precursors
(SINGLE-CRYSTAL, ORIENTED-CRYSTAL, AND EPITAXY GROWTH PROCESSES; NON-COATING APPARATUS THEREFOR : PROCESSES OF GROWTH FROM SOLID OR GEL STATE (E.G., SOLID PHASE RECRYSTALLIZATION) : Using heat (e.g., strain annealing) : Of amorphous precursor :)

Patent 6048395: Method for producing a silicon single crystal having few crystal defects
(SINGLE-CRYSTAL, ORIENTED-CRYSTAL, AND EPITAXY GROWTH PROCESSES; NON-COATING APPARATUS THEREFOR : PROCESSES OF GROWTH FROM LIQUID OR SUPERCRITICAL STATE : Having pulling during growth (e.g., Czochralski method, zone drawing) : Forming an intended mixture (excluding mixed crystal) (e.g., doped) : Comprising a silicon crystal with oxygen containing impurity : Shape defined by a solid member other than seed or product (e.g., edge-defined film-fed growth, Stepanov method))

Patent 6048396: Method for producing calcite-type calcium carbonate single crystal
(SINGLE-CRYSTAL, ORIENTED-CRYSTAL, AND EPITAXY GROWTH PROCESSES; NON-COATING APPARATUS THEREFOR : PROCESSES OF GROWTH FROM LIQUID OR SUPERCRITICAL STATE : Having growth from a solution comprising a solvent which is liquid at or below 20 degrees Celsius (e.g., aqueous solution) : At pressure above 1 atmosphere (e.g., hydrothermal processes) : Having an element in common)

Patent 6048397: GaAsP epitaxial wafer and a method for manufacturing it
(SINGLE-CRYSTAL, ORIENTED-CRYSTAL, AND EPITAXY GROWTH PROCESSES; NON-COATING APPARATUS THEREFOR : FORMING FROM VAPOR OR GASEOUS STATE (E.G., VPE, SUBLIMATION) : With decomposition of a precursor (except impurity or dopant precursor) composed of diverse atoms (e.g., CVD) : Including change in a growth-influencing parameter (e.g., composition, temperature, concentration, flow rate) during growth (e.g., multilayer or junction or superlattice growing) : Having bottom-up crystallization (e.g., VFG, VGF))

Patent 6048398: Device for epitaxially growing objects
(SINGLE-CRYSTAL, ORIENTED-CRYSTAL, AND EPITAXY GROWTH PROCESSES; NON-COATING APPARATUS THEREFOR : APPARATUS : Fully-sealed or vacuum-maintained chamber (e.g., ampoule))

Patent 6048399: SOG coater nozzle pot
(COATING APPARATUS : PROJECTION OR SPRAY TYPE : Rotating work : Rotating work)

Patent 6048400: Substrate processing apparatus
(COATING APPARATUS : CONTROL MEANS RESPONSIVE TO A RANDOMLY OCCURRING SENSED CONDITION : Responsive to condition of coating material : Presence of work at or passage of work through coating station sensed)

Patent 6048401: Method and apparatus for immersion-process
(COATING APPARATUS : PROGRAM, CYCLIC, OR TIME CONTROL : Having timer : Sequential timing of plural operations : Notched rotating disk)

Patent 6048402: Device for fabricating a metalized film capacitor
(COATING APPARATUS : GAS OR VAPOR DEPOSITION : Running length work : Cut off)

Patent 6048403: Multi-ledge substrate support for a thermal processing chamber
(COATING APPARATUS : GAS OR VAPOR DEPOSITION : With treating means (e.g., jarring) : By means to heat or cool : Substrate heater : Producing energized gas remotely located from substrate)

Patent 6048404: Tobacco flavoring components of enhanced aromatic content and method of providing same
(TOBACCO : PRODUCT OR DEVICE HAVING IDENTIFIABLE CONSTITUENT TO FLAVOR OR ENHANCE FLAVOR : Naturally occurring or synthetic duplicate :)

Patent 6048405: Megasonic cleaning methods and apparatus
(CLEANING AND LIQUID CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : : Including application of electrical radiant or wave energy to work :)

Patent 6048406: Benign method for etching silicon dioxide
(CLEANING AND LIQUID CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : : For metallic, siliceous, or calcareous basework, including chemical bleaching, oxidation or reduction : Semiconductor cleaning)

Patent 6048407: Bathing apparatus
(CLEANING AND LIQUID CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : : Using solid work treating agents : Including acidic agent)

Patent 6048408: Method of filtering debris from fluid back splash
(CLEANING AND LIQUID CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : : Including regeneration, purification, recovery or separation of agent used : Longitudinally traveling work, of bar, strip, strand, sheet or web form)

Patent 6048409: Washing apparatus and washing method
(CLEANING AND LIQUID CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : : With treating fluid motion : Centrifugal force and/or rotated work body)

Patent 6048410: Method of disposal of hot water soluble garments and like fabrics
(CLEANING AND LIQUID CONTACT WITH SOLIDS : : Miscellaneous : Gas or vapor blasts or currents)

Patent 6048411: Silicon-on-silicon hybrid wafer assembly
(METAL TREATMENT : BARRIER LAYER STOCK MATERIAL, P-N TYPE : Having at least three contiguous layers of semiconductive material : Carbonaceous)

Patent 6048412: Spindle-shaped goethite particles, spindle-shaped hematite particles and spindle-shaped magnetic iron based alloy particles
(METAL TREATMENT : STOCK : Magnetic : Iron base (i.e., ferrous) : Cobalt containing : Containing over 1 percent aluminium)

Patent 6048413: Duplex stainless steel with high corrosion resistance
(METAL TREATMENT : STOCK : Ferrous (i.e., iron base) : Nine percent or more chromium containing : Six percent or more group IV, V or VI transition metal containing)

Patent 6048414: Rolling bearings and methods of producing the same
(METAL TREATMENT : STOCK : Ferrous (i.e., iron base) : Chromium containing, but less than 9 percent : Eight percent or more total content of nickel and/or manganese containing)

Patent 6048415: High strength heat treatable 7000 series aluminum alloy of excellent corrosion resistance and a method of producing thereof
(METAL TREATMENT : STOCK : Age or precipitation hardened or strengthened : Aluminum base : Copper containing : Magnesium containing : Magnesium(Mg) containing)

Patent 6048416: Steel, steel wire, and process for forming drawn wire of steel
(METAL TREATMENT : PROCESS OF MODIFYING OR MAINTAINING INTERNAL PHYSICAL STRUCTURE (I.E., MICROSTRUCTURE) OR CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF METAL, PROCESS OF REACTIVE COATING OF METAL AND PROCESS OF CHEMICAL-HEAT REMOVING (E.G., FLAME-CUTTING, ETC.) OR BURNING OF METAL : Utilizing disclosed mathematical formula or relationship : Coating composition applied forms oxide coating)

Patent 6048417: Method and apparatus for heat treating a bushing
(METAL TREATMENT : PROCESS OF MODIFYING OR MAINTAINING INTERNAL PHYSICAL STRUCTURE (I.E., MICROSTRUCTURE) OR CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF METAL, PROCESS OF REACTIVE COATING OF METAL AND PROCESS OF CHEMICAL-HEAT REMOVING (E.G., FLAME-CUTTING, ETC.) OR BURNING OF METAL : Heating or cooling of solid metal : Electric heating with work as conductor (e.g., alternating current, induction, etc.) : Induction : Of hollow bodies (e.g., pipe, sphere, etc.) : Zinc(Zn), zinc base alloy or unspecified galvanizing)

Patent 6048418: Ring forming apparatus and heat treating process
(METAL TREATMENT : PROCESS OF MODIFYING OR MAINTAINING INTERNAL PHYSICAL STRUCTURE (I.E., MICROSTRUCTURE) OR CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF METAL, PROCESS OF REACTIVE COATING OF METAL AND PROCESS OF CHEMICAL-HEAT REMOVING (E.G., FLAME-CUTTING, ETC.) OR BURNING OF METAL : Heating or cooling of solid metal : Iron(Fe) or iron base alloy : Ring : With work handling)

Patent 6048419: Compacting means and device suitable for the compacting of materials with a pyrophoric tendency
(EXPLOSIVE AND THERMIC COMPOSITIONS OR CHARGES : FUME OR WASTE AFFECTING : Nitrated starch or nitrated sugar)

Patent 6048420: Method for surface mounting electrical components to a substrate
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : Sequentially applying different liquids or liquefiable materials to adhering face of lamina : At least two liquids rubber and/or resin-containing : Diverse laminae)

Patent 6048421: Automatic lid forming machine
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : Application of end closures to containers : To similarly formed batt)

Patent 6048422: Method of applying glitter and the like to non-planar surfaces and three-dimensional articles
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : Vibratory treatment : Sheet or web splicing)

Patent 6048423: Labeling process and apparatus
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : With shrinking of material of lamina : Subsequent to assembly of laminae : Of lamina covering cylindrical or spherical body : Plural covering operations)

Patent 6048424: Method for manufacturing ceramic laminated substrate
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : With vitrification or firing ceramic material : Forming electrical article or component thereof : Elemental metal or alloy containing : Plural covering operations)

Patent 6048425: Fishing rod with pre-inserted fishing line guide members and method of manufacturing the same
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : Bonding of flexible filamentary material while in indefinite length or running length : With winding of filamentary material : Winding about subsequently removed core or mandrel : Wrapping of belt prior to shaping)

Patent 6048426: Method of making damped composite structures with fiber wave patterns
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : Bonding of flexible filamentary material while in indefinite length or running length : To web of indefinite length : With axis of filamentary material nonparallel to axis of web : Of filamentary material only)

Patent 6048427: Methods for resin impregnated pultrusion
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : Bonding of flexible filamentary material while in indefinite length or running length : Of filamentary material only to form article : Plural filaments)

Patent 6048428: Pipe construction
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : With winding of web or sheet : Sequential winding of separate webs : Tubular core)

Patent 6048429: Production of double wall corrugated web
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : With permanent bending or reshaping or surface deformation of self sustaining lamina : Running or continuous length work : Transverse corrugating : And edge-joining of one piece blank to form tube)

Patent 6048430: Component of printed circuit boards
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : Direct contact transfer of adhered lamina from carrier to base : Metal foil lamina : Folding only)

Patent 6048431: Method of preparing an article using cleanly removable veneer tape
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : With stripping of adhered lamina : On temporary planar support (e.g., film casting))

Patent 6048432: Method for producing complex-shaped objects from laminae
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : With cutting, punching, tearing or severing : Prior to assembly : Separate cutting of separate sheets or webs : Closure cap liner applying type)

Patent 6048433: Sealing structure and method of sealing electronic component
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : METHODS : Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor : Sequentially applying different liquids or liquefiable materials to adhering face of lamina : With heating of lamina prior to assembly)

Patent 6048434: Substrate holding system including an electrostatic chuck
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : DIFFERENTIAL FLUID ETCHING APPARATUS : With workpiece support : With means to heat the workpiece support : Liquid etchant spray means)

Patent 6048435: Plasma etch reactor and method for emerging films
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : DIFFERENTIAL FLUID ETCHING APPARATUS : Having glow discharge electrode gas energizing means : Electrically coupled to a power supply or matching circuit : Liquid etchant spray means)

Patent 6048436: Continuously operating double-belt press
(ADHESIVE BONDING AND MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL MANUFACTURE : SURFACE BONDING MEANS AND/OR ASSEMBLY MEANS THEREFOR : Presses or press platen structures, per se : Heated : With endless belt : Means separating articles from bulk source)

Patent 6048437: Process for bleaching chemical pulp with chlorine dioxide, peroxide and Na.sub.2 M.sub.0 O.sub.4 as reaction catalyt
(PAPER MAKING AND FIBER LIBERATION : PROCESSES OF CHEMICAL LIBERATION, RECOVERY OR PURIFICATION OF NATURAL CELLULOSE OR FIBROUS MATERIAL : Treatment with particular chemical : Per-compound (e.g., peroxide, perborate) : Alcohols or phenols)

Patent 6048438: Method to enhance the performance of polymers and copolymers of acrylamide as flocculants and retention aids
(PAPER MAKING AND FIBER LIBERATION : PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS : Non-fiber additive : Cellulosic)

Patent 6048439: Modified rosin emulsion
(PAPER MAKING AND FIBER LIBERATION : PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS : Non-fiber additive : Synthetic resin : Polymerized unsaturated compound : With additional organic reactant)

Patent 6048440: Molded product manufacturing apparatus and methods
(PAPER MAKING AND FIBER LIBERATION : APPARATUS : Foraminous forming mold for discrete articles (pulp molding) : Accretion from bulk (i.e., immersed mold) : Means moving mold through, into or out of slurry : Plural successive heated dies)

Patent 6048441: Isolation of neopentyl glycol hydroxypivalate (NGH)
(DISTILLATION: PROCESSES, SEPARATORY : PLURAL DISTILLATIONS PERFORMED ON SAME MATERIAL : One a filming distillation : Hydrocarbon)

Patent 6048442: Method for producing thin-film solar cell and equipment for producing the same
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : : Coating, forming or etching by sputtering : Glow discharge sputter deposition (e.g., cathode sputtering, etc.) : Specified deposition material or use : Optical or photoactive : Absorptive : Acid prepared, recovered, or treated)

Patent 6048443: Low bake cathodic electrocoat having dual cure mechanism
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : : Electrophoresis or electro-osmosis processes and electrolyte compositions therefor when not provided for elsewhere : Coating or forming of object : Using bath having designated chemical composition (DCC) : Cathodic processes only : Bath contains separate crosslinking or curing agent : And separate crosslinking or curing agent)

Patent 6048444: Capillary electrophoresis apparatus
(CHEMISTRY: ELECTRICAL AND WAVE ENERGY : APPARATUS : Electrophoretic or electro-osmotic apparatus : Capillary electrophoresis type : With detailed detection system (e.g., including a light source and a camera, etc.) : Oscillatory movement)

Patent 6048445: Method of forming a metal line utilizing electroplating
(ELECTROLYSIS: PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS USED THEREIN, AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE COMPOSITIONS : ELECTROLYTIC COATING (PROCESS, COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF PREPARING COMPOSITION) : Coating selected area : Coating is microcracked)

Patent 6048446: Methods and apparatuses for engraving gravure cylinders
(ELECTROLYSIS: PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS USED THEREIN, AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE COMPOSITIONS : ELECTROLYTIC COATING (PROCESS, COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF PREPARING COMPOSITION) : Coating selected area : Specified product produced : Product is printing member : Electroless coating from bath containing metal ions and reducing agent prior to electrolytic coating)

Patent 6048447: Asphalt compositions containing solvent deasphalted bottoms and rerefined lube oil bottoms, and their preparation
(MINERAL OILS: PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS : ASPHALTS, TARS, PITCHES AND RESINS; MAKING, TREATING AND RECOVERY : Separation of paraffin from oil (e.g., dewaxing))

Patent 6048448: Delayed coking process and method of formulating delayed coking feed charge
(MINERAL OILS: PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS : CHEMICAL CONVERSION OF HYDROCARBONS : Plural serial stages of chemical conversion : First stage is thermal or catalytic cracking : Catalytic)

Patent 6048449: Process for reforming NAPHTHA feedstock using selective multimetallic-multigradient reforming catalyst
(MINERAL OILS: PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS : CHEMICAL CONVERSION OF HYDROCARBONS : Reforming (includes dehydrogenation, isomerization, cyclization, aromatization, alkylation, dealkylation reactions) : Catalytic : With Group III metal or metal oxide containing catalyst : With Group VIII metal or metal oxide : Noble metal or oxide thereof : With halogen containing additive : With group VIII metal or metal oxide (i.e., iron, or platinum group metal, or oxide thereof))

Patent 6048450: Process for the selective reduction to the content of benzene and light unsaturated compounds in a hydrocarbon cut
(MINERAL OILS: PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS : CHEMICAL CONVERSION OF HYDROCARBONS : Hydrogenation (saturation) : Catalytic : Feed of specific composition)

Patent 6048451: Sulfur removal process
(MINERAL OILS: PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS : REFINING : Sulfur removal (free or combined sulfur) : With organic reagent : Alkali metal compound)

Patent 6048452: Waste treatment device and method employing the same
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : AUTOMATIC CONTROL : Plural treating units or sections sequentially controlled)

Patent 6048453: Swimming pool skimmer valve system
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : STRUCTURAL INSTALLATION : Closed circulating systems : Aquarium or swimming pool : With subsurface weep means)

Patent 6048454: Oil filter pack and assembly
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : STRUCTURAL INSTALLATION : Ancillary to storage tank : Aquarium or swimming pool)

Patent 6048455: Filter assembly with conformal cartridge support structure
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : WITH REPAIR OR ASSEMBLING MEANS : Plates or frames)

Patent 6048456: Water filter housing
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : PARTICULATE MATERIAL TYPE SEPARATOR, E.G., ION EXCHANGE OR SAND BED : Removable cartridge or hand-manipulated container : With access opening to normally closed casing)

Patent 6048457: Cast membrane structures for sample preparation
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : CASING DIVIDED BY MEMBRANE INTO SECTIONS HAVING INLET(S) AND/OR OUTLET(S) : With baffle perpendicular to flow direction)

Patent 6048458: Apparatus and method for waste recycling and conversion
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : PROCESSES : Treatment by living organism : Including collecting or storing gas (e.g., fuel, carbon monoxide, etc.) :)

Patent 6048459: Method and apparatus for fluidization of particulate bed materials
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : PROCESSES : Treatment by living organism : Utilizing contact surfaces supporting microorganism (e.g., trickling filter, etc.) : Particulate media : In bed form :)

Patent 6048460: Biological method of treating sewage containing high concentrations of sludge
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : PROCESSES : Treatment by living organism : Aerobic treatment : Rotating contactor)

Patent 6048461: Method and system for cleansing water from oil
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : PROCESSES : Liquid/liquid solvent or colloidal extraction or diffusing or passing through septum selective as to material of a component of liquid; such diffusing or passing being effected by other than only an ion exchange or sorption process : Diffusing or passing through septum selective as to material of a component of liquid : Filtering through membrane (e.g., ultrafiltration) : Removing specified material : Maintaining critical concentration(s))

Patent 6048462: Waste component removal from crude oil or gas
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : PROCESSES : Ion exchange or selective sorption : Including diverse separating or treating of liquid : By chemically modifying or inhibiting dispersed constituent : Utilizing aluminum, calcium, or iron containing agent)

Patent 6048463: Water continuous methyl acrylate emulsion polymer combinations and methyl acrylate emulsion homopolymers for improved flocculation of red
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : PROCESSES : Making an insoluble substance or accreting suspended constituents : Utilizing precipitant, flocculant, or coagulant, each with accelerator or with each other or plural precipitants, flocculants, or coagulants : Sequential introduction : Including organic agent : And significant characteristic of the bouyancy gas, other than mere addition of same)

Patent 6048464: Filter medium for leukocyte removal, method of making, and method of using thereof
(LIQUID PURIFICATION OR SEPARATION : PROCESSES : Separating : Including temperature change)

Patent 6048465: Circuit board and fabrication method thereof
(ETCHING A SUBSTRATE: PROCESSES : FORMING OR TREATING ELECTRICAL CONDUCTOR ARTICLE (E.G., CIRCUIT, ETC.) : Forming or treating liquid transfer cylinder or tubular article (e.g., printing roll, etc.))

Patent 6048466: Method of cleaning glass substrate for magnetic disk or semiconductor substrate
(ETCHING A SUBSTRATE: PROCESSES : FORMING OR TREATING OPTICAL ARTICLE : Repairing circuit)

Patent 6048467: Leather-treatment agents, process for their preparation, and their use for producing low-fogging leathers
(COMPOSITIONS : LEATHER OR FUR TREATING (OTHER THAN CLEANING COMPOSITIONS OR AUXILIARY COMPOSITIONS FOR CLEANING) : Dispersion or colloidal system)

Patent 6048468: Cerium activated alkaline earth metal fluorohalide phosphor
(COMPOSITIONS : INORGANIC LUMINESCENT COMPOSITIONS : Compositions containing halogen; e.g., halides and oxyhalides : Group IV element containing)

Patent 6048469: Advanced phosphors
(COMPOSITIONS : INORGANIC LUMINESCENT COMPOSITIONS : Zinc or cadmium containing : Hetero-S-atom or hetero-O-atom containing)

Patent 6048470: Alumina sol, alumina hydrate powder and processes for their production
(CHEMISTRY OF INORGANIC COMPOUNDS : OXYGEN OR COMPOUND THEREOF : Metal containing : Group IIIA metal or beryllium (Al, Ga, In, Tl, or Be) : Aluminum : Forming catalyst, sorbent activated, or narrow pore alumina : Molten)

Patent 6048471: Zero volatile organic compound compositions based upon organic solvents which are negligibly reactive with hydroxyl radical and do not
(COMPOSITIONS : SOLVENTS : Alkali-metal or alkali-metal compound containing)

Patent 6048472: Production of synthesis gas by mixed conducting membranes
(COMPOSITIONS : GASEOUS COMPOSITIONS : Carbon-oxide and hydrogen containing : Contains Al-H bond)

Patent 6048473: Process for operating a system for the water vapor reforming of methanol
(COMPOSITIONS : GASEOUS COMPOSITIONS : Nitrogen and hydrogen containing : Nitrogen from air or elementary nitrogen only and hydrogen from compounds : Hydrogen from hydrocarbons : With organic additive)

Patent 6048474: Dielectric fluid for the machining of metal by means of spark erosion
(COMPOSITIONS : FLUENT DIELECTRIC : Metal- or insoluble component-containing; e.g., slurry, grease, etc. : With Group II metal or lead)

Patent 6048475: Gapfill of semiconductor structure using doped silicate glasses
(ACTIVE SOLID-STATE DEVICES (E.G., TRANSISTORS, SOLID-STATE DIODES) : BIPOLAR TRANSISTOR STRUCTURE : With means to reduce minority carrier lifetime (e.g., region of deep level dopant or region of crystal damage) : Including polycrystalline semiconductor as connection)

Patent 6048476: Clamp pressure optimization system and method
(PLASTIC AND NONMETALLIC ARTICLE SHAPING OR TREATING: PROCESSES : WITH MEASURING, TESTING, OR INSPECTING : Positioning of a mold part to form a cavity or controlling pressure of a mold part on molding material : Into injection molding process)

Patent 6048477: Manufacture of composite laminates
(PLASTIC AND NONMETALLIC ARTICLE SHAPING OR TREATING: PROCESSES : PORE FORMING IN SITU (E.G., FOAMING, ETC.) : Composite article making : Shaping material and uniting to a preform or solidified layer : Uniting spaced preforms or solidified layers by introducing foamable material therebetween : With roller applied pressure)

Patent 6048478: Process for producing bristle material for bristle goods
(PLASTIC AND NONMETALLIC ARTICLE SHAPING OR TREATING: PROCESSES : WITH TWINING, PLYING, BRAIDING, OR TEXTILE FABRIC FORMATION : To degas or prevent gas entrapment)

Patent 6048479: Process of making and treating cellulose fibers or yarns with a polysiloxane
(PLASTIC AND NONMETALLIC ARTICLE SHAPING OR TREATING: PROCESSES : WITH PRINTING OR COATING OF WORKPIECE (OUT OF MOLD) : Liquid binder applied subsequent to particle assembly)

Patent 6048480: Ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene
(PLASTIC AND NONMETALLIC ARTICLE SHAPING OR TREATING: PROCESSES : WITH SEVERING, REMOVING MATERIAL FROM PREFORM MECHANICALLY, OR MECHANICALLY SUBDIVIDING WORKPIECE : Making hole or aperture in article : Extruding followed by cutting to length)

Patent 6048481: Melt spun fluoropolymeric fibers and process for producing them
(PLASTIC AND NONMETALLIC ARTICLE SHAPING OR TREATING: PROCESSES : FORMING CONTINUOUS OR INDEFINITE LENGTH WORK : Shaping by extrusion : And reshaping : Of filament : During or after final shape change)

Patent 6048482: Method for manufacturing an electrical connector
(PLASTIC AND NONMETALLIC ARTICLE SHAPING OR TREATING: PROCESSES : MECHANICAL SHAPING OR MOLDING TO FORM OR REFORM SHAPED ARTICLE : To produce composite, plural part or multilayered article : By separately molding different article portions : Spaced molded portions interconnected by solid preform : Positioning component in mold)

Patent 6048483: Resin sealing method for chip-size packages
(PLASTIC AND NONMETALLIC ARTICLE SHAPING OR TREATING: PROCESSES : MECHANICAL SHAPING OR MOLDING TO FORM OR REFORM SHAPED ARTICLE : To produce composite, plural part or multilayered article : Shaping material and uniting to a preform : Preform embedded in or surrounded by shaped material : Electrical component encapsulating : Plural electrical components : Cellulose acetate)

Patent 6048484: Process for forming a seamless tube of expanded PTFE from a sheet of expanded PTFE
(PLASTIC AND NONMETALLIC ARTICLE SHAPING OR TREATING: PROCESSES : MECHANICAL SHAPING OR MOLDING TO FORM OR REFORM SHAPED ARTICLE : Shaping against forming surface (e.g., casting, die shaping, etc.) : Applying heat or pressure : Reshaping solid work or introducing solid work into mold cavity : Initially softening workpiece : By removable means)

Patent 6048485: Thermal gradient beveling of catheters
(PLASTIC AND NONMETALLIC ARTICLE SHAPING OR TREATING: PROCESSES : MECHANICAL SHAPING OR MOLDING TO FORM OR REFORM SHAPED ARTICLE : Shaping against forming surface (e.g., casting, die shaping, etc.) : Applying heat or pressure : Reshaping solid work or introducing solid work into mold cavity : Initially softening workpiece : By removable means)

Patent 6048486: Process for forming contours in aramide flat structures
(PLASTIC AND NONMETALLIC ARTICLE SHAPING OR TREATING: PROCESSES : MECHANICAL SHAPING OR MOLDING TO FORM OR REFORM SHAPED ARTICLE : Shaping against forming surface (e.g., casting, die shaping, etc.) : Applying heat or pressure : Reshaping solid work or introducing solid work into mold cavity : Woven or felted sheet-form work : By removable means)

Patent 6048487: Recoating stereolithographic layers
(PLASTIC AND NONMETALLIC ARTICLE SHAPING OR TREATING: PROCESSES : STEREOLITHOGRAPHIC SHAPING FROM LIQUID PRECURSOR : Tooth forming)

Patent 6048488: One-step resin transfer molding of multifunctional composites consisting of multiple resins
(PLASTIC AND NONMETALLIC ARTICLE SHAPING OR TREATING: PROCESSES : DIRECT APPLICATION OF FLUID PRESSURE DIFFERENTIAL TO PERMANENTLY SHAPE, DISTORT, OR SUSTAIN WORK : Producing multilayer work or article : Of a tubular preform)

Patent 6048489: Absorbent products, and apparatus and method for producing the same
(PLASTIC AND NONMETALLIC ARTICLE SHAPING OR TREATING: PROCESSES : DIRECT APPLICATION OF FLUID PRESSURE DIFFERENTIAL TO PERMANENTLY SHAPE, DISTORT, OR SUSTAIN WORK : Producing multilayer work or article : Of a tubular preform)

Patent 6048490: Method of producing cordierite bodies utilizing substantially reduced firing times
(PLASTIC AND NONMETALLIC ARTICLE SHAPING OR TREATING: PROCESSES : OUTSIDE OF MOLD SINTERING OR VITRIFYING OF SHAPED INORGANIC ARTICLE OR PREFORM : Producing article having plural hollow channels : Producing honeycomb shape : From cordierite (i.e., 2MgO.2A12O3.5SiO2, iolite) : With roller applied pressure)

Patent 6048491: Steel alloy, steel product and use thereof
(ALLOYS OR METALLIC COMPOSITIONS : FERROUS (I.E., IRON BASE) : Chromium containing, but less than 9 percent : Molybdenum containing : Nickel containing : Cobalt containing)

Patent 6048492: Platinum alloy composition
(ALLOYS OR METALLIC COMPOSITIONS : PLATINUM BASE : Platinum containing)

Patent 6048493: Sterilizable passageway
(CHEMICAL APPARATUS AND PROCESS DISINFECTING, DEODORIZING, PRESERVING, OR STERILIZING : PROCESS DISINFECTING, PRESERVING, DEODORIZING, OR STERILIZING :)

Patent 6048494: Autoclave with improved heating and access
(CHEMICAL APPARATUS AND PROCESS DISINFECTING, DEODORIZING, PRESERVING, OR STERILIZING : PROCESS DISINFECTING, PRESERVING, DEODORIZING, OR STERILIZING : Using disinfecting or sterilizing substance : With positive pressure or vacuum : Using heavy metal or compound thereof)

Patent 6048495: Detector tube
(CHEMICAL APPARATUS AND PROCESS DISINFECTING, DEODORIZING, PRESERVING, OR STERILIZING : ANALYZER, STRUCTURED INDICATOR, OR MANIPULATIVE LABORATORY DEVICE : Structured visual or optical indicator, per se : In holder or container having special form : Column : Having plural-layered material :)

Patent 6048496: Mixer for liquid chromatograph
(CHEMICAL APPARATUS AND PROCESS DISINFECTING, DEODORIZING, PRESERVING, OR STERILIZING : ANALYZER, STRUCTURED INDICATOR, OR MANIPULATIVE LABORATORY DEVICE : Means for analyzing liquid or solid sample : Sorption testing : Liquid chromatography : Having plural-layered material)

Patent 6048497: Method for evaluating a pollution characteristic of a soil sample
(CHEMICAL APPARATUS AND PROCESS DISINFECTING, DEODORIZING, PRESERVING, OR STERILIZING : ANALYZER, STRUCTURED INDICATOR, OR MANIPULATIVE LABORATORY DEVICE : Means for analyzing liquid or solid sample : Including means for pyrolysis, combustion, or oxidation : And means directly analyzing evolved gas : With integrating or differentiating means)

Patent 6048498: Microfluidic devices and systems
(CHEMICAL APPARATUS AND PROCESS DISINFECTING, DEODORIZING, PRESERVING, OR STERILIZING : ANALYZER, STRUCTURED INDICATOR, OR MANIPULATIVE LABORATORY DEVICE : Miscellaneous laboratory apparatus and elements, per se : Analysis based on electrical measurement)

Patent 6048499: Antiseptic clean system
(CHEMICAL APPARATUS AND PROCESS DISINFECTING, DEODORIZING, PRESERVING, OR STERILIZING : FOR DEODORIZING OF, OR CHEMICAL PURIFICATION OF, OR GENERATION OF, LIFE-SUSTAINING ENVIRONMENTAL GAS : With means exposing gas to electromagnetic wave energy or corpuscular radiation : Valve diverts flow from a contact zone)

Patent 6048500: Method and apparatus for using hydroxyl to reduce pollutants in the exhaust gases from the combustion of a fuel
(CHEMICAL APPARATUS AND PROCESS DISINFECTING, DEODORIZING, PRESERVING, OR STERILIZING : CHEMICAL REACTOR : With means applying electromagnetic wave energy or corpuscular radiation to reactants for initiating or perfecting chemical reaction : With ultraviolet radiation generating means : With RF input means)

Patent 6048501: Dispensing device for detergent tablet
(CHEMICAL APPARATUS AND PROCESS DISINFECTING, DEODORIZING, PRESERVING, OR STERILIZING : PHYSICAL TYPE APPARATUS : Means separating or dissolving a material constituent : Liquid-solid contact means : Manual or mountable holder; e.g., soap holder, etc. : Having rotating member within chamber)

Patent 6048502: Water recirculating sterilization mechanism
(CHEMICAL APPARATUS AND PROCESS DISINFECTING, DEODORIZING, PRESERVING, OR STERILIZING : PHYSICAL TYPE APPARATUS : Apparatus for treating solid article or material with fluid chemical : Including pressure treating chamber (above ambient) : And vaporizer; e.g., boiler, etc. : And indirect contact heating fluid means in separating or dissolving chamber)

Patent 6048503: Sterilization container
(CHEMICAL APPARATUS AND PROCESS DISINFECTING, DEODORIZING, PRESERVING, OR STERILIZING : PHYSICAL TYPE APPARATUS : Apparatus for treating solid article or material with fluid chemical : Including pressure treating chamber (above ambient) : And vaporizer; e.g., boiler, etc. : And indirect contact heating fluid means in separating or dissolving chamber)

Patent 6048504: Pin mat for sterilization trays
(CHEMICAL APPARATUS AND PROCESS DISINFECTING, DEODORIZING, PRESERVING, OR STERILIZING : PHYSICAL TYPE APPARATUS : Apparatus for treating solid article or material with fluid chemical : Including rack, support or handling means : And vaporizer; e.g., boiler, etc.)

Patent 6048505: Continuous non-polluting liquid phase titanium dioxide process and apparatus
(CHEMISTRY OF INORGANIC COMPOUNDS : TREATING MIXTURE TO OBTAIN METAL CONTAINING COMPOUND : Group IVB metal (Ti, Zr, or Hf) : Treating with sulfur or halogen containing acid : Titanium, zirconium, or hafnium)

Patent 6048506: Process for the removal of cationic impurities from a cobalt sulphate solution
(CHEMISTRY OF INORGANIC COMPOUNDS : TREATING MIXTURE TO OBTAIN METAL CONTAINING COMPOUND : Group IIB metal (Zn, Cd, or Hg) : Leaching, washing, or dissolving)

Patent 6048507: Process for the purification of lithium carbonate
(CHEMISTRY OF INORGANIC COMPOUNDS : TREATING MIXTURE TO OBTAIN METAL CONTAINING COMPOUND : Alkali metal (Li, Na, K, Rb, or Cs) : Lithium : Calcining)

Patent 6048508: Process for obtaining carbon monoxide and hydrogen
(CHEMISTRY OF INORGANIC COMPOUNDS : MODIFYING OR REMOVING COMPONENT OF NORMALLY GASEOUS MIXTURE : Alkali metal (Li, Na, K, Rb, or Cs))

Patent 6048509: Gas purifying process and gas purifying apparatus
(CHEMISTRY OF INORGANIC COMPOUNDS : MODIFYING OR REMOVING COMPONENT OF NORMALLY GASEOUS MIXTURE : Carbon dioxide or hydrogen sulfide component : Utilizing solid sorbent, catalyst, or reactant : Amine)

Patent 6048510: Method for reducing nitrogen oxides in combustion effluents
(CHEMISTRY OF INORGANIC COMPOUNDS : MODIFYING OR REMOVING COMPONENT OF NORMALLY GASEOUS MIXTURE : Nitrogen or nitrogenous component : Utilizing ammonium or metal hydroxide solution)

Patent 6048511: Method for forming high density boron nitride and high density agglomerated boron nitride particles
(CHEMISTRY OF INORGANIC COMPOUNDS : BORON OR COMPOUND THEREOF : Binary compound (e.g., boride, etc.) : Nitrogen containing : Utilizing dissolved or liquid reactant)

Patent 6048512: Process for preparing catalytically active coatings for the synthesis of hydrogen cyanide
(CHEMISTRY OF INORGANIC COMPOUNDS : NITROGEN OR COMPOUND THEREOF (EXCEPT AMMONIUM SALT OF NON-NITROGEN ACID) : Carbon containing : Ternary compound : Hydrogen cyanide : Employing ammonia as reactant : And using catalyst : Mica)

Patent 6048513: Method for synthesis of hypohalous acid
(CHEMISTRY OF INORGANIC COMPOUNDS : HALOGEN OR COMPOUND THEREOF : Ternary compound : Hypohalite or hypohalous acid : Including aluminum)

Patent 6048514: Amylin activity assays
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : IN VIVO DIAGNOSIS OR IN VIVO TESTING : Testing efficacy or toxicity of a compound or composition (e.g., drug, vaccine, etc.) : Nonmetal radionuclide or intended radionuclide (e.g., carbon))

Patent 6048515: Iron-containing nanoparticles with double coating and their use in diagnosis and therapy
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : IN VIVO DIAGNOSIS OR IN VIVO TESTING : Magnetic imaging agent (e.g., NMR, MRI, MRS, etc.) : Particle containing a transition, actinide, or lanthanide metal (e.g., hollow or solid particle, granule, etc.) : Polymer containing (e.g., polypeptide, synthetic resin, etc.) : Fluorine)

Patent 6048516: Light-screening agents
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : TOPICAL SUN OR RADIATION SCREENING, OR TANNING PREPARATIONS : Plant extract of undetermined constitution)

Patent 6048517: High SPF sunscreen formulations
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : TOPICAL SUN OR RADIATION SCREENING, OR TANNING PREPARATIONS : Aromatic acid or derivative containing (e.g., aminobenzoic acid or methyl salicylate, etc.) : Topical live body grooming or adorning aid (e.g., hair spray, antiperspirant, etc.))

Patent 6048518: Low residue solid antiperspirant
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : ANTI-PERSPIRANTS OR PERSPIRATION DEODORANTS : Lip)

Patent 6048519: Hair treatment compositions
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : LIVE HAIR OR SCALP TREATING COMPOSITIONS (NONTHERAPEUTIC) : Polymer containing (nonsurfactant, natural or synthetic) : Silicon containing : Amino or amido containing : Cellulose derivatives)

Patent 6048520: Clear leave-on hair treatment composition and method
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : LIVE HAIR OR SCALP TREATING COMPOSITIONS (NONTHERAPEUTIC) : Polymer containing (nonsurfactant, natural or synthetic) : Polyamine, polyamide, or derivatives thereof : Amino or amido containing)

Patent 6048521: Copolymers of tyrosine-based polyarlates and poly(alkylene oxides)
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : SOLID SYNTHETIC ORGANIC POLYMER AS DESIGNATED ORGANIC ACTIVE INGREDIENT (DOAI) : Anti-infective)

Patent 6048522: Controlled-release, drug-delivery composition
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : SOLID SYNTHETIC ORGANIC POLYMER AS DESIGNATED ORGANIC ACTIVE INGREDIENT (DOAI) : Aftertreated polymer (e.g., grafting, blocking, etc.) : Polymer derived from ethylenic monomers only : Heterocyclic monomer : Nitrogen heterocycle : N-Vinyl-2-pyrrolidone :)

Patent 6048523: Polyester cyclic compounds, their complexes and bonded bodies
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : SOLID SYNTHETIC ORGANIC POLYMER AS DESIGNATED ORGANIC ACTIVE INGREDIENT (DOAI) : Aftertreated polymer (e.g., grafting, blocking, etc.) : Heterocyclic monomer : Chemical treating agent contains element other than C, H, O, alkali, or alkaline earth metal)

Patent 6048524: In vivo production and delivery of erythropoietin for gene therapy
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : WHOLE LIVE MICRO-ORGANISM, CELL, OR VIRUS CONTAINING : Genetically modified micro-organism, cell, or virus (e.g., transformed, fused, hybrid, etc.) : Eukaryotic cell : Toxoplasma)

Patent 6048525: Cells designed as traps and their use as medicines
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : WHOLE LIVE MICRO-ORGANISM, CELL, OR VIRUS CONTAINING : Genetically modified micro-organism, cell, or virus (e.g., transformed, fused, hybrid, etc.) : Eukaryotic cell : Toxoplasma)

Patent 6048526: Monoclonal antibodies reactive with defined regions of the T cell antigen receptor
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : IMMUNOGLOBULIN, ANTISERUM, ANTIBODY, OR ANTIBODY FRAGMENT, EXCEPT CONJUGATE OR COMPLEX OF THE SAME WITH NONIMMUNOGLOBULIN MATERIAL : Monoclonal antibody or fragment thereof (i.e., produced by any cloning technology) : Binds receptor : Receptor integral to or derived from a lymphocytic or lymphocytic-like cell (e.g., NK cell, etc.) : Nitrogen or sulfur)

Patent 6048527: Antibodies that define unique Meningococcal B epitopes and vaccine compositions
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : IMMUNOGLOBULIN, ANTISERUM, ANTIBODY, OR ANTIBODY FRAGMENT, EXCEPT CONJUGATE OR COMPLEX OF THE SAME WITH NONIMMUNOGLOBULIN MATERIAL : Monoclonal antibody or fragment thereof (i.e., produced by any cloning technology) : Binds bacterium or component thereof or substance produced by said bacterium : Hepatitis virus)

Patent 6048528: Monoclonal antibody for diagnostic and therapeutic use in ovarian cancer
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : CONJUGATE OR COMPLEX OF MONOCLONAL OR POLYCLONAL ANTIBODY, IMMUNOGLOBULIN, OR FRAGMENT THEREOF WITH NONIMMUNOGLOBULIN MATERIAL : Reduced antigenicity, reduced ability to bind complement, or reduced numbers of activated complement components (e.g., free from aggregated, denatured, fragmented, or polymerized immunoglobulins; free from proteolytic enzymes, etc.))

Patent 6048529: PVA or PEG conjugates of peptides for epitope-specific immunosuppression
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : ANTIGEN, EPITOPE, OR OTHER IMMUNOSPECIFIC IMMUNOEFFECTOR (E.G., IMMUNOSPECIFIC VACCINE, IMMUNOSPECIFIC STIMULATOR OF CELL-MEDIATED IMMUNITY, IMMUNOSPECIFIC TOLEROGEN, IMMUNOSPECIFIC IMMUNOSUPPRESSOR, ETC.) : Conjugate or complex : Disclosed amino acid sequence derived from parasitic organism (e.g., Dirofilaria, Eimeria, Trichinella, etc.))

Patent 6048530: Stress protein-peptide complexes as prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines against intracellular pathogens
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : ANTIGEN, EPITOPE, OR OTHER IMMUNOSPECIFIC IMMUNOEFFECTOR (E.G., IMMUNOSPECIFIC VACCINE, IMMUNOSPECIFIC STIMULATOR OF CELL-MEDIATED IMMUNITY, IMMUNOSPECIFIC TOLEROGEN, IMMUNOSPECIFIC IMMUNOSUPPRESSOR, ETC.) : Conjugate or complex : Disclosed amino acid sequence derived from parasitic organism (e.g., Dirofilaria, Eimeria, Trichinella, etc.))

Patent 6048531: Immunogenic composites capable of stimulating production of anti-peptide antibodies, pharmaceutical compositions employing these composites and
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : ANTIGEN, EPITOPE, OR OTHER IMMUNOSPECIFIC IMMUNOEFFECTOR (E.G., IMMUNOSPECIFIC VACCINE, IMMUNOSPECIFIC STIMULATOR OF CELL-MEDIATED IMMUNITY, IMMUNOSPECIFIC TOLEROGEN, IMMUNOSPECIFIC IMMUNOSUPPRESSOR, ETC.) : Conjugate or complex : Conjugated via claimed linking group, bond, or coupling agent : Hepatitis virus)

Patent 6048532: Chemical composition and method for aiding the absorption, binding and elimination of undigested fat and reducing cholesterol in the human body
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : PLANT MATERIAL OR PLANT EXTRACT OF UNDETERMINED CONSTITUTION AS ACTIVE INGREDIENT (E.G., HERBAL REMEDY, HERBAL EXTRACT, POWDER, OIL, ETC.) : Containing or obtained from Plantago (e.g., plantain, psyllium, etc.) : Aqueous ammonia containing)

Patent 6048533: Turmeric for treating health ailments
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : PLANT MATERIAL OR PLANT EXTRACT OF UNDETERMINED CONSTITUTION AS ACTIVE INGREDIENT (E.G., HERBAL REMEDY, HERBAL EXTRACT, POWDER, OIL, ETC.) : Containing or obtained from Zingiberaceae (e.g., Afromonun, cardemon, ginger, turmeric, etc.) : Containing or obtained from Salvia (e.g., sage, etc.))

Patent 6048534: Methods and compositions for the selective regulation of chorionic prostanoids
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : ANTIGEN, EPITOPE, OR OTHER IMMUNOSPECIFIC IMMUNOEFFECTOR (E.G., IMMUNOSPECIFIC VACCINE, IMMUNOSPECIFIC STIMULATOR OF CELL-MEDIATED IMMUNITY, IMMUNOSPECIFIC TOLEROGEN, IMMUNOSPECIFIC IMMUNOSUPPRESSOR, ETC.) : Hormone or other secreted growth regulatory factor, differentiation factor, intercellular mediator, neurotransmitter, or fragment thereof : Conjugate or complex includes bacterium or component thereof or substance produced by said bacterium)

Patent 6048535: Multivalent in ovo avian vaccine
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : ANTIGEN, EPITOPE, OR OTHER IMMUNOSPECIFIC IMMUNOEFFECTOR (E.G., IMMUNOSPECIFIC VACCINE, IMMUNOSPECIFIC STIMULATOR OF CELL-MEDIATED IMMUNITY, IMMUNOSPECIFIC TOLEROGEN, IMMUNOSPECIFIC IMMUNOSUPPRESSOR, ETC.) : Combination of antigens from multiple viral species (e.g., multivalent viral vaccine, etc.) : Conjugate or complex includes bacterium or component thereof or substance produced by said bacterium)

Patent 6048536: Vaccine compositions
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : ANTIGEN, EPITOPE, OR OTHER IMMUNOSPECIFIC IMMUNOEFFECTOR (E.G., IMMUNOSPECIFIC VACCINE, IMMUNOSPECIFIC STIMULATOR OF CELL-MEDIATED IMMUNITY, IMMUNOSPECIFIC TOLEROGEN, IMMUNOSPECIFIC IMMUNOSUPPRESSOR, ETC.) : Virus or component thereof : Reassortant or deletion mutant virus : Influenza virus : Immunodeficiency virus (e.g., HIV, etc.))

Patent 6048537: Method for preparing an influenza virus, antigens obtained and applications thereof
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : ANTIGEN, EPITOPE, OR OTHER IMMUNOSPECIFIC IMMUNOEFFECTOR (E.G., IMMUNOSPECIFIC VACCINE, IMMUNOSPECIFIC STIMULATOR OF CELL-MEDIATED IMMUNITY, IMMUNOSPECIFIC TOLEROGEN, IMMUNOSPECIFIC IMMUNOSUPPRESSOR, ETC.) : Virus or component thereof : Orthomyxoviridae (e.g., influenza virus, fowl plague virus, etc.) : Immunodeficiency virus (e.g., HIV, etc.))

Patent 6048538: Peptides derived from the non-structural proteins of foot and mouth disease virus as diagnostic reagents
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : ANTIGEN, EPITOPE, OR OTHER IMMUNOSPECIFIC IMMUNOEFFECTOR (E.G., IMMUNOSPECIFIC VACCINE, IMMUNOSPECIFIC STIMULATOR OF CELL-MEDIATED IMMUNITY, IMMUNOSPECIFIC TOLEROGEN, IMMUNOSPECIFIC IMMUNOSUPPRESSOR, ETC.) : Virus or component thereof : Calciviridae or picornaviridae, except hepatitis A virus (e.g., foot-and- mouth disease virus (FMDV), coxsackievirus, echovirus, avian encephalomyelitis virus, Mengovirus, etc.) : Newcastle disease virus)

Patent 6048539: Lactoferrin receptor protein
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : ANTIGEN, EPITOPE, OR OTHER IMMUNOSPECIFIC IMMUNOEFFECTOR (E.G., IMMUNOSPECIFIC VACCINE, IMMUNOSPECIFIC STIMULATOR OF CELL-MEDIATED IMMUNITY, IMMUNOSPECIFIC TOLEROGEN, IMMUNOSPECIFIC IMMUNOSUPPRESSOR, ETC.) : Bacterium or component thereof or substance produced by said bacterium (e.g., Legionella, Borrelia, Anaplasma, Shigella, etc.) : Neisseria (e.g., Neisseria gonorrhoeae, etc.) : Escherichia (e.g., Escherichia coli, etc.))

Patent 6048540: Acetamenophen composition with reduced liver toxicity
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : PREPARATIONS CHARACTERIZED BY SPECIAL PHYSICAL FORM : Nitrate containing)

Patent 6048541: Fast-dissolving comestible units formed under high-speed/high-pressure conditions
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : PREPARATIONS CHARACTERIZED BY SPECIAL PHYSICAL FORM : Cosmetic, antiperspirant, dentifrice : Combined with ophthalmic or dentifrice preparation)

Patent 6048542: Inhibiting growth of microorganisms in water-based pesticide suspensions
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : PREPARATIONS CHARACTERIZED BY SPECIAL PHYSICAL FORM : Biocides; animal or insect repellents or attractants (e.g., disinfectants, pesticides, etc.) : Antifungal or antibacterial)

Patent 6048543: Amino acid compositions and use thereof in clinical nutrition
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : PREPARATIONS CHARACTERIZED BY SPECIAL PHYSICAL FORM : Food or edible as carrier for pharmaceutical : Animal food : Anal, rectal (e.g., suppositories, etc.))

Patent 6048544: Method of collagen therapy using relaxin
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : PREPARATIONS CHARACTERIZED BY SPECIAL PHYSICAL FORM : Web, sheet or filament bases; compositions of bandages; or dressings with incorporated medicaments : Animal food)

Patent 6048545: Liposomal delivery by iontophoresis
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : PREPARATIONS CHARACTERIZED BY SPECIAL PHYSICAL FORM : Liposomes : Bandages with incorporated medicaments)

Patent 6048546: Immobilized lipid-bilayer materials
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : PREPARATIONS CHARACTERIZED BY SPECIAL PHYSICAL FORM : Liposomes : Bandages with incorporated medicaments)

Patent 6048547: Process for manufacturing solid compositions containing polyethylene oxide and an active ingredient
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : PREPARATIONS CHARACTERIZED BY SPECIAL PHYSICAL FORM : Tablets, lozenges, or pills : Coated capsules)

Patent 6048548: Sustained release heterodisperse hydrogel systems-amorphous drugs
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : PREPARATIONS CHARACTERIZED BY SPECIAL PHYSICAL FORM : Tablets, lozenges, or pills : Sustained or differential release type : Containing discrete coated particles pellets, granules, or beads)

Patent 6048549: Powder compositions
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : PREPARATIONS CHARACTERIZED BY SPECIAL PHYSICAL FORM : Particulate form (e.g., powders, granules, beads, microcapsules, and pellets) : Polysaccharides (e.g., cellulose, etc.))

Patent 6048550: Hydrophilic microparticles and methods to prepare same
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : PREPARATIONS CHARACTERIZED BY SPECIAL PHYSICAL FORM : Particulate form (e.g., powders, granules, beads, microcapsules, and pellets) : Coated (e.g., microcapsules) : Containing solid synthetic polymers : Cellulose derivatives)

Patent 6048551: Microsphere encapsulation of gene transfer vectors
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : PREPARATIONS CHARACTERIZED BY SPECIAL PHYSICAL FORM : Particulate form (e.g., powders, granules, beads, microcapsules, and pellets) : Contains solid synthetic resin : Containing waxes, higher fatty acids, higher fatty alcohols, or derivatives thereof)

Patent 6048552: DASC compositions, process for preparing same and suspensions containing same
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : INORGANIC ACTIVE INGREDIENT CONTAINING : Aluminum, calcium or magnesium element, or compound containing : Carbonate or bicarbonate : Sodium iodide)

Patent 6048553: Aqueous metal bicarbonate solution useful in treating inflammatory, degenerative and viral diseases
(DRUG, BIO-AFFECTING AND BODY TREATING COMPOSITIONS : INORGANIC ACTIVE INGREDIENT CONTAINING : Aluminum, calcium or magnesium element, or compound containing : Carbonate or bicarbonate : Sodium iodide)

Patent 6048554: Composition and method for coloring live bait
(FOOD OR EDIBLE MATERIAL: PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS, AND PRODUCTS : BAIT, ATTRACTANT, OR PROCESS OF PREPARATION :)

Patent 6048555: Ultrasonic method for bonding food layers
(FOOD OR EDIBLE MATERIAL: PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS, AND PRODUCTS : SURFACE COATED, FLUID ENCAPSULATED, LAMINATED SOLID COMPOSITE OF SELF SUSTAINING DISSIMILAR EDIBLE MATERIAL : Temperature responsive)

Patent 6048556: Method for making a stuffed pizza crust
(FOOD OR EDIBLE MATERIAL: PROCESSES, COMPOSITIONS, AND PRODUCTS : SURFACE COATED, FLUID ENCAPSULATED, LAMINATED SOLID COMPOSITE OF SELF SUSTAINING DISSIMILAR EDIBLE MATERIAL : Isolated whole seed, bean or nut, or material derived therefrom : Dough or batter type : Material is comminuted, ground, or in finely divided form)

 

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