University of Toledo U.S. Patents

This collection includes United States patents for inventions by UT faculty, students and staff that list UT/MCO/MUO as the original assignee (owner). These patents include those assigned to the University of Toledo as well as to the Medical College of Ohio/Medical University of Ohio prior to the merger in 2006. Only granted patents, not patent applications, are included. Use the 'Search within this Series' box to search for keywords in the authors, titles, or abstracts of the patents.

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Second sphere complexes as relaxation agents for image enhancement in magnetic resonance imaging
A second sphere contrast enhancing agent for magnetic resonance imaging comprises a paramagnetic metal ion having catecholate ligands coordinated thereto and having water molecules hydrogen bonded to the catecholate ligands.