Patents Assigned to Asahi Kasei Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Publication number: 20090269789
    Abstract: An antibody for detection of microorganisms, a method of detection of microorganisms, and a reagent kit for detection of microorganisms, which is species specific for every species of microorganisms and with which all serototypes within the same species can be detected, are provided. Antibody to intracellular molecules with the same function in each type of microorganism, particular antibody to ribosomal protein, that is, ribosomal protein L7/L12, is made and antibody that reacts specifically with the microorganism in question is selected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2009
    Publication date: October 29, 2009
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kenji Matsuyama, Takashi Shirai, Takashi Etoh, Monzur Rahman
  • Publication number: 20050123637
    Abstract: A roof rail in which a rail portion and a plurality of leg portions are integrally molded by use of a mold having a fixed or movable dam provided in a mold cavity, and which is formed of a polyamide resin composition containing a polyamide resin having a crystallization temperature of not higher than 210° C. and a glass transition temperature of not higher than 70° C. and glass fiber, wherein the difference in surface gloss between the surface of the rail portion and the surface of the leg portion is not higher than 5, and the difference in surface roughness between the surface of the rail portion and the surface of the leg portion is not larger than 0.5 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2005
    Publication date: June 9, 2005
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shigeo Shingu, Koujun Yogo
  • Patent number: 6872355
    Abstract: A roof rail in which a rail portion and a plurality of leg portions are integrally molded by use of a mold having a fixed or movable dam provided in a mold cavity, and which is formed of a polyamide resin composition containing a polyamide resin having a crystallization temperature of not higher than 210° C. and a glass transition temperature of not higher than 70° C. and glass fiber, wherein the difference in surface gloss between the surface of the rail portion and the surface of the leg portion is not higher than 5, and the difference in surface roughness between the surface of the rail portion and the surface of the leg portion is not larger than 0.5 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2001
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2005
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shigeo Shingu, Koujun Yogo
  • Publication number: 20040014943
    Abstract: An antibody for detection of microorganisms, a method of detection of microorganisms, and a reagent kit for detection of microorganisms, which is species specific for every species of microorganisms and with which all serototypes within the same species can be detected, are provided. Antibody to intracellular molecules with the same function in each type of microorganism, particular antibody to ribosomal protein, that is, ribosomal protein L7/Ll2, is made and antibody that reacts specifically with the microorganism in question is selected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2003
    Publication date: January 22, 2004
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kenji Matsuyama, Takashi Shirai, Takashi Etoh, Monzur Rahman
  • Patent number: 6632358
    Abstract: A hollow fiber membrane cartridge comprises a bundle of a plurality of hollow fiber membranes, both ends of which are fixed by adhesion, a cartridge head fixed at the periphery of the bundle at one end so as not to permit the passage of liquid either in or out, and a bottom ring fixed at the periphery of the bundle at the other end so as not to permit the passage of liquid either in or out, wherein the cartridge head and the bottom ring are not connected and fixed but are separated, the hollow portion at the end of each hollow fiber membrane on the cartridge head side is open, the hollow portion at the end of each hollow fiber membrane on the bottom ring side is sealed, and a plurality of through-holes are provided in an adhesion and fixation layer on the bottom ring side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2000
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2003
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Nobuhiko Suga, Hidehiko Tanaka
  • Patent number: 6625379
    Abstract: Disclosed is a light-conducting plate which comprises a transparent resin containing a carbonic acid gas and which has a carbonic acid gas content of from 0.01 to 2% by weight based on the weight of the light-conducting plate. The plate used in a planar light emitting device exhibits increased luminance, improved luminance uniformity, and reduced color unevenness. Also disclosed is a method of producing the light-conducting plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2000
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2003
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Naoki Azuma
  • Patent number: 6607569
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of estimating the outflow amount for each component of the effluent of a coal liquefying reactor consisting of vessel type reactors (16a, 16b, 16c) operated under a high temperature and a high pressure. The outflow amount for each component of the effluent is assumed, and the gas-liquid equilibrium composition of the mixture of the composition within the reaction vessel is calculated. Further, the volume flow rates of the gaseous phase and the liquid phase within the reaction vessel are calculated, and the residence time (&tgr;1G, &tgr;2G, &tgr;3G), (&tgr;1S, &tgr;2S, &tgr;3S) of each of the gaseous phase and the liquid phase is calculated on the basis of the gas hold-up within the reaction vessel calculated on the basis of the volume flow rate and the empirical formula. The outflow amount for each component of the effluent is calculated on the basis of the residence time (&tgr;1, &tgr;, . . .
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2000
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2003
    Assignees: Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd., Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd., Nippon Steel Corporation, Chiyoda Corporation, NKK Corporation, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., Japan Energy Corporation, Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd., Asahi Kasei Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Sumitomo Coal Mining Co., Ltd., The Japan Steel Works, Ltd., Yokogawa Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuki Namiki, Masatoshi Kobayashi, Akira Kidoguchi, Hidenobu Itoh, Masataka Hiraide, Kunihiro Imada, Kenji Inokuchi
  • Publication number: 20030139475
    Abstract: Compounds having a &bgr;-3 adrenaline receptor agonist and are useful as drugs for the treatment and prevention of diabetes, obesity, hyperlipemia, etc., represented by a general formula (I) and salts thereof, and a process for producing these, and their intermediates, wherein R represents hydrogen or methyl; R1 represents hydrogen, halogen, hydroxy, benzyloxy, amino, or hydroxymethyl; R2 represents hydrogen, hydroxymethyl, NHR3, SO2NR4R4′, or nitro; R6 represents hydrogen or lower alkyl; and X represents nitrogen, R9 represents hydrogen, one of R7 and R8 represent hydrogen, and the other thereof represents hydrogen, amino, acetylamino, or hydroxy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2002
    Publication date: July 24, 2003
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shiro Miyoshi, Kohei Ogawa
  • Patent number: 6590389
    Abstract: An InxGa1−xAsySb1−y (0<x≦1, 0≦y≦1) thin film of an electron concentration of 2×1016/cm3 or more is formed on a dielectric substrate. Temperature dependence of resistance is controlled by composition setting or donor atom doping of the thin film to reduce the temperature dependence. As a result, a magnetic sensor of small temperature dependence of device resistance and high sensitivity can be provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2001
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2003
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Ichiro Shibasaki, Atsushi Okamoto, Takashi Yoshida, Ichiro Okada
  • Patent number: 6545053
    Abstract: Compounds having a &bgr;-3 adrenaline receptor agonist and are useful as drugs for the treatment and prevention of diabetes, obesity, hyperlipemia, etc., represented by a general formula (I) and salts thereof, and a process for producing these, and their intermediates, wherein R represents hydrogen or methyl; R1 represents hydrogen, halogen, hydroxy, benzyloxy, amino, or hydroxymethyl; R2 represents hydrogen, hydroxymethyl, NHR3, SO2NR4R4′, or nitro; R6 represents hydrogen or lower alkyl; and X represents methylene, R9 represents hydrogen, one of R7 and R8 represent hydrogen, and the other thereof represents hydrogen, amino, acetylamino, or hydroxy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2000
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2003
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shiro Miyoshi, Kohei Ogawa
  • Patent number: 6529448
    Abstract: In a flat magnetic head coil constituted by spiral coil patterns made of a conductive material film and two terminals connected to the coil patterns, the coil patterns have a substantially rectangular sectional shape. A minimum pitch P [&mgr;m] of the coil pattern, a width W [&mgr;m] of the sectional shape at the minimum pitch P, and a height H [&mgr;m] satisfy 15 [&mgr;m]≦P≦70 [&mgr;m] and 1.8−0.012P≦H/W≦7.5−0.06P. When an impedance Z0 between the two terminals of the coil while a core made of a magnetic material is not attached is equivalently constituted by an inductance L0, an RF resistance Rp0 parallel to the inductance L0, and a DC resistance Rs which is series-connected to the inductance L0 and is independent of a frequency, the inductance L0 [&mgr;H] at 10 MHz satisfies L0≦0.85 [&mgr;H].
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2000
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2003
    Assignees: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Asahi Kasei Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kazuyoshi Ishii, Kozo Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20030032781
    Abstract: A novel human serrate-2 polypeptide consisting of a polypeptide containing the amino acid sequence described in SEQ ID NO:1 in the Sequence Listing and having the effect of regulating the differentiation of undifferentiated cells involving stem cells; its gene; a process for producing the same; and an antibody specifically recognizing the polypeptide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2002
    Publication date: February 13, 2003
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Seiji Sakano, Akira Itoh
  • Patent number: 6515058
    Abstract: Polyamide resin pellets which comprise: 100 parts by weight of a polyamide resin; from 0.01 to 1.0 part by weight of lubricant A, which comprises at least one ester of a higher aliphatic carboxylic acid with a higher alcohol; and from 0.01 to 1.0 part by weight of lubricant B. which comprises at least one higher aliphatic carboxylic acid metal salt, wherein lubricant A is present inside the pellets. Also disclosed are the polyamide resin pellets further comprising lubricant C, which comprises a higher aliphatic carboxylic acid amide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2000
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2003
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroshi Tomiyama, Shinya Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 6514902
    Abstract: Disclosed is a process for producing an oxide catalyst for use in producing (meth)acrylonitrile from propane or isobutane by ammoxidation in the gaseous phase, the oxide catalyst comprising a compound oxide containing Mo, V and Sb as essential component elements, which process comprises subjecting a solution or slurry, in water and/or an alcohol, of a raw-material mixture comprising a Mo compound, a V compound and an Sb compound as essential raw materials to a specific oxidation treatment using an oxidizing gas and/or an oxidizing liquid before subjecting the solution or slurry to drying and subsequent calcination. Further, also disclosed is a process for producing a base-treated oxide catalyst by treating the above-mentioned oxide catalyst with an aqueous basic solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2000
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2003
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Tomoya Inoue, Hiroshi Ishida
  • Publication number: 20030022368
    Abstract: A novel human serrate-2 polypeptide consisting of a polypeptide containing the amino acid sequence described in SEQ ID NO:1 in the Sequence Listing and having the effect of regulating the differentiation of undifferentiated cells involving stem cells; its gene; a process for producing the same; and an antibody specifically recognizing the polypeptide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2002
    Publication date: January 30, 2003
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Seiji Sakano, Akira Itoh
  • Patent number: 6495041
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for purifying an aqueous suspension comprising feeding an aqueous suspension containing fine particles comprising an inorganic component from the outer surface of a wavy hollow fiber membrane having an outer diameter of from 0.5 to 3.1 mm to filter, followed by physical wash of the hollow fiber membrane. The purifying method can reduce the damage of the membrane outer surface during the physical wash step, prevent open pores on the surface from covering and achieve stable filtration. The hollow fiber membrane bundle can be produced by having a pulsation flow contacted with the hollow fiber material being extruded from the double spinning nozzle under specific conditions and cooling and solidifying or coagulating it while shaking.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2002
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Tohru Taniguchi, Nobuhiko Suga, Takehiko Otoyo
  • Patent number: 6476129
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel thermoplastic elastomer composition with superior oil resistance along with elastomeric flexibility, creep resistance at high temperature, superior mechanical strength and moldability. The composition comprises (a) 100 parts by weight of a hydrogenated block copolymer obtained by hydrogenating a block copolymer comprising at least two A polymer blocks comprised mainly of a vinyl aromatic compound and at least one B polymer block comprised mainly of a conjugated diene compound; and (b) 30-300 parts by weight of a partially crosslinked thermoplastic elastomer obtained by polymerizing an acrylate monomer absorbed in a polyolefin. The novel composition can be applied as a material for various molded parts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 1998
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2002
    Assignees: Asahi Kasei Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Optatech Corporation
    Inventor: Tetsuo Masubuchi
  • Patent number: 6461757
    Abstract: A non-aqueous battery is provided in a pouchy casing comprising opposing sheets of at least three-layer laminates, each laminate comprising (1) an inner thermoplastic resin layer, (2) a middle metal foil layer, and (3) an outer electrically insulating material layer, wherein the pouchy casing has an elongated, hermetic adhesion area along a periphery of the pouchy casing, and the middle metal foil layer has a peripheral elongated region in the elongated, hermetic adhesion area of the pouchy casing, and at least a pair of terminals electrically connected to the cathode and anode of the battery extends through and protrudes from the terminal-withdrawal sites in the elongated, hermetic adhesion area toward the outside of the pouchy casing, and the battery has at least one of the following features: (i) the peripheral elongated region of the middle metal foil layer has cut-out portions around the terminal-withdrawal sites and (ii) the surface of the peripheral edge of the pouchy casing is provided with electric i
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 1999
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2002
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masa-aki Sasayama, Takashi Minakata, Kouichi Yasukata
  • Patent number: 6403284
    Abstract: A surface-treating solution for a photosensitive resin printing plate which comprises an aqueous surface active agent solution and a hydrogen-abstracting agent which can abstract a hydrogen atom of a compound upon irradiation with an active radiation which hydrogen-abstracting agent is uniformly dispersed in the aqueous surface active agent solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 1998
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2002
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Masahiro Yoshida
  • Patent number: 6399699
    Abstract: A polyacetal resin composition which comprises about 100 parts by weight of a polyacetal having a residual fluorine concentration of not more than about 13 ppm and a concentration of formaldehyde generated when the polyacetal is heated at about 230° C. for about 30 minutes in nitrogen of not more than about 500 ppm; from about 0.01 to about 3 parts by weight of an antioxidant; and from about 0.001 to about 5 parts by weight of a basic substance. The above polyacetal resin composition is excellent in long-term thermal aging resistance under high-temperature circumstances.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 1997
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2002
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yukio Tanigawa, Tadashige Hata