Category: Technology


Conductive interstitial thermal therapy device

An apparatus and method for thermally destroying tumors in which heat is generated by electrical resistance heating conducted to the target tissue. Computerized scanning is used to optimize the geometry of a thermal probe.

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Diagnosis and classification of multiple myeloma

Gene expression profiling between normal B cells/plasma cells and multiple myeloma cells revealed four distinct subgroups of multiple myeloma plasma cells that have significant correlation with clinical characteristics known to be associated with poor prognosis.

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Anti-biofilm compositions and methods for using

Polyphenolic compositions derived from a plant that inhibit the formation of a biofilm. Also provided are combinations that comprise at least one phenolic phytochemical and at least one antimicrobial agent that inhibit the growth of an established biofilm.

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Staphylococcus aureus strain CYL1892

This disclosure presents embodiments of novel strains of Staphylococcus aureus that through genetic engineering produce type 5 capsular polysaccharide at greater levels than Staphylococcus aureus strain Reynolds.

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Melampomagnolide B derivatives

The present disclosure provides derivatives of melampomagnolide B (MMB), including carbonates, carbamates, and thiocarbamates. The derivatives may be synthesized via an MMB triazole intermediate. These derivatives are useful for treating cancer in humans.

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