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Graphene Field Effect Transistors for Detection of Potassium Ions
Reference #: 01290 The University of South Carolina is offering licensing opportunities for Graphene Field Effect Transistors for Detection of Potassium Ions Background:Sensors based on graphene are currently of strong technological interest in chemical, electrical, environmental, and biosensing applications since adsorbed molecules can readily aff...
Published: 4/6/2018   |   Inventor(s): Kenneth Walsh, Goutam Koley, Hongmei Li, Md. Sayful Islam
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Category(s): Biomedical and Life Sciences, Environmental and Sustainability, Health Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry
(rgs-CaM) - A Method to Manipulate Gene Silencing in Plants
Reference #: 00212The University of South Carolina is offering licensing opportunities for this technologyInvention Description:The subject invention defines the rgs-CaM sequence and resulting gene product sequence. rgs-CaM inhibits cosuppression thereby allowing an increase in expression of target genes. It is also possible however to use rgs-Ca...
Published: 9/29/2017   |   Inventor(s): Vicki Vance
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Category(s): Chemistry and Biochemistry, Environmental and Sustainability
Nanotechnology for Metal Remediation in the Environment
Reference #: 01247The University of South Carolina is offering licensing opportunities for Nanotechnology for Metal Remediation in the Environment.Background:Water-polluting metals are a major global challenge given the increasing growth in industry and the expanding human population. Metals have a number of human and environmental health adverse o...
Published: 7/21/2017   |   Inventor(s): Jamie Lead
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Category(s): Health Sciences, Environmental and Sustainability
Growth-Independent Inhibition of Aflatoxin Biosynthesis With Selected Silver Nanoparticles
Reference #: 01253The University of South Carolina is offering licensing opportunities for using selected silver nanoparticles to inhibit aflatoxin biosynthesis. Background:Chronic low-level exposure of aflatoxins and other carcinogenic mycotoxins is a serious potential health threat to both plants and animals. Silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) have ...
Published: 4/20/2017   |   Inventor(s): Anindya Chanda, Jamie Lead
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Category(s): Health Sciences, Environmental and Sustainability
New Deployment Method for Use of Nanotechnology for Oil Remediation
Reference #: 01235The University of South Carolina is offering licensing opportunities for the use of a new nanotechnology-related deployment method for oil remediation. Background:Oil spills are environmental disasters that have the potential to cause catastrophic damage to aquatic ecosystems and negatively impact humans, plants, and wildlife. The...
Published: 2/10/2017   |   Inventor(s): Jamie Lead
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Category(s): Environmental and Sustainability, Health Sciences
A Scaled-up Nanotechnological Method for Separation of Oil/Water Mixtures using Flow-through Synthesis
Reference #: 01192The University of South Carolina is offering licensing opportunities for a method of synthesizing scalable nanomaterials for oil spill remediation. Background:Since oil spills and other related contamination can have catastrophic environmental consequences and current removal methods are limited, an improved method for removal of ...
Published: 9/13/2016   |   Inventor(s): Jamie Lead
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Category(s): Environmental and Sustainability
Marsh Restoration by Resuspension of Sediment by Hydraulic Jet
Reference #: 01103 The University of South Carolina is offering licensing opportunities for a method of restoring elevation of marshes with sediment deficits by means of raising the concentration of suspended sediment.Invention Description: The subject invention is a device that raises the concentration of suspended sediment over the marsh during i...
Published: 10/20/2014   |   Inventor(s): James Morris
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Category(s): Environmental and Sustainability
Cracking of Platform Chemicals to Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)
Reference #: 01073 The University of South Carolina is offering licensing opportunities for a method to convert platform chemicals into liquefied petroleum gas in one-step with minimal energy input.Invention Description:The subject invention describes a one-step method of converting biomass platform chemicals into liquid petroleum gas (LPG) without...
Published: 7/7/2014   |   Inventor(s): Jochen Lauterbach, Sungtak Kim, Erdem Sasmaz, Michael Mayeda
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Category(s): Energy, Environmental and Sustainability
Risk of Loss Analysis and Mapping of Coastal Wetland Habitat
Reference #: 00699 Invention Description: This technology is a novel method of computing the risk of losing coastal wetlands to submergence (habitat loss) due to sea-level rise and erosion. This novel method analyzes high density and spatially extensive elevation data that can predict a risk of loss estimate without prior knowledge of the vertica...
Published: 11/26/2012   |   Inventor(s): James Morris
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Category(s): Environmental and Sustainability
(Disease Resistance) - A Method of Enhancing Systemic Acquired Resistance in Plants
Reference #:  00194The University of South Carolina is offering licensing opportunities for this method of generating tobacco plants that are less susceptible infection.Invention Description:This invention specifically provides an alternate use for the booster sequence in tobacco plants.  The use of the booster sequence will suppress the immune sys...
Published: 9/18/2012   |   Inventor(s): Vicki Vance, Gail Pruss
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Category(s): Biomedical and Life Sciences, Environmental and Sustainability
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