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Blast, ballistic and blunt trauma sensor

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ARL

A molecular biosensor is provided including a lipid vesicle and a housing wherein the vesicle is contained on or within the housing and where the housing has a portion capable of transmitting a force generated, external to the housing to the vesicle. The biosensor is used in processes of detecting the presence or absence of an event force such as a blast or blunt force sufficient to produce a medical complication such as traumatic brain injury.

Inventors: 
Mentzer, Mark Andrew
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Biotechnology and Healthcare
FIle Date: 
2013-01-10
Grant Date: 
2015-07-14
Grant time: 
915 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
16
Claim count percentile rank: 
2
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US ARMY