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William J Dunham legal representative, Neil M Wolfman, Denise O Hara, Monique V Davies, Geertruida M Veldman, Kristie Grove Bridges, Lisa Anne Whittemore: Antibody inhibitors of GDF-8 and uses thereof. Wyeth, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, January 22, 2008: US07320789 (65 worldwide citation)


The disclosure provides novel antibodies against growth and differentiation factor-8 (GDF-8), including antibody fragments, which inhibit GDF-8 activity in vitro and in vivo. The disclosure also provides methods for diagnosing, preventing, or treating degenerative disorders of muscle, bone, or insul ...


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Martin B Rawls Meehan: Methods and systems of adjustable bed position control. Strategic Patents P C, January 22, 2008: US07321811 (60 worldwide citation)


Aspects of this invention relate to an adjustable bed that may include providing a plurality of values that may define a range of available positions for an adjustable bed; receiving a request to save a position of the adjustable bed as a user selected position; determining which of the plurality of ...


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Kevin L Robinson, Larry Witkowski, Ming Yih Kao: Multi-layer structure for use in the fabrication of integrated circuit devices and methods for fabrication of same. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Howard IP Law Group, January 22, 2008: US07321132 (60 worldwide citation)


A multi-layer structure for use in the fabrication of integrated circuit devices is adapted for the formation of enhancement mode high electron mobility transistors, depletion mode high electron mobility transistors, and power high electron mobility transistors. The structure has, on a substrate, a ...


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Kazuhiko Tsuda, Masahiro Shimizu, Hisakazu Nakamura, Kouji Kumada, Takashige Ohta: Display device method of driving same and electronic device mounting same. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, William J Daley Jr, David G Conlin, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, January 22, 2008: US07321353 (60 worldwide citation)


A liquid crystal panel (2) includes scanning signal lines (31) for supplying scanning signals to gate electrodes (20) of TFTs (14), and data signal lines (32) for supplying data signals to data electrodes (24) of TFTs. The liquid crystal panel further includes auxiliary capacitive electrode pads (27 ...


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William J Cummings: Method and device for corner interferometric modulation. IDC, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 22, 2008: US07321456 (59 worldwide citation)


A display is described, wherein the display includes surfaces arranged at a non-zero angle to one another. A least one of the surfaces may include an interferometric modulator. Compensation for color shift can be provided through the use of two or three surfaces arranged at an angle to one another, ...


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Brett D Gidge, William O Radtke: Power line communications system and method of operating the same. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Capital Legal Group, January 22, 2008: US07321291 (59 worldwide citation)


The present invention provides a system and method for operating a power line communications system for communicating via an underground residential distribution power system. One embodiment of the present invention includes an aggregation point, which may be co-located with a point of presence, com ...


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Sean M Carroll: Safe septal needle and method for its use. Biosense Webster, Christie Parker & Hale, January 22, 2008: US07320695 (58 worldwide citation)


A method for puncturing a proximal membrane without puncturing a second, distal membrane is provided. The method comprises distally advancing an elongated body through an elongated tubular member to a first position where a distal end of the elongated body is in a first configuration. In the first c ...


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Avi Bernstein: Cervical interbody device. SDGI Holdings, Coats & Bennett P L L C, January 22, 2008: US07320708 (57 worldwide citation)


An interbody spacer assembly includes a pair of end pieces spaced apart by a connector extending between them. The end pieces extend generally parallel to the end plates of adjoining vertebral bodies. Fasteners connect the end pieces to the vertebral bodies. Bone graft material or solid bone can be ...


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Kazuhiro Sasaki, Minoru Kanbara: Image reading apparatus and image reading system equipped with the image reading apparatus. Casio Computer, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Chick P C, January 22, 2008: US07321672 (56 worldwide citation)


An image reading system comprising a display panel with an image display area formed by a plurality of display pixels which emits display light and displays an image in a viewing field side corresponding to a display signal from the image display area; a transparent substrate which has a read area p ...


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Bruce M Harper, Christopher H Bajorek: Die set having sealed compliant member. Komag, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, January 22, 2008: US07320584 (56 worldwide citation)


A press system that reduces contamination of workpieces and/or compliant members used in die assemblies of the press from the pressing process. The die assemblies may utilize annular or hole-less stampers in which the compliant member is sealed in the die assembly. The compliant member may have be a ...



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