Patents Assigned to Kaneka Corporation
  • Patent number: 11372326
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a pellicle that can achieve both a high EUV transmittance and a uniformity in EUV transmittance by including a graphite thin film having a film thickness of 5 nm or more and 30 nm or less and a surface roughness (Sa) of 0.1 nm or more and 500 nm or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignees: KANEKA CORPORATION, UNIVERSITY OF HYOGO
    Inventors: Yuki Kawashima, Shuhei Ozaki, Masamitsu Tachibana, Takeo Watanabe, Tetsuo Harada
  • Publication number: 20220195383
    Abstract: A method for producing pluripotent stem cells includes a step of performing suspension culture of pluripotent stem cells under a condition in which an amount, which is calculated by the following Equation (1), of WNT protein contained in a unit of a medium in contact with a unit area of a cell surface of a pluripotent stem cell is maintained at 2.9×102 ?g/mL·cm2 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuhiro TAKEUCHI, Masato IBUKI
  • Publication number: 20220192581
    Abstract: A system for monitoring and responding to a cerebrovascular accident includes a computer, including a computer processor and a computer transceiver, a storage that stores personal medical information and a risk level, and a portable device attached to a user. When the computer transceiver receives personal medical information of the user, the computer processor calculates the risk level of a cerebrovascular accident based on the personal medical information. When the computer transceiver receives acceleration information, the computer processor determines whether to contact a predetermined contact based on the risk level and the personal medical information. The portable device includes an acceleration sensor, a position receiver, a clock, a portable transceiver, and a portable processor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2020
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Applicants: KANEKA CORPORATION, Kaneka Americas Holding, Inc.
    Inventor: Hiromi Maeda
  • Publication number: 20220194801
    Abstract: A graphite sheet can be combined with a base even without the need for use of an adhesive. A surface layer porous graphite sheet includes: a graphite layer and a porous layer arranged on one or both surfaces of the graphite layer. The porous layer has pores having a pore diameter X that is measured on a surface of the porous layer and pores having a pore diameter Y that is measured inside the porous layer and that is larger than the pore diameter X. A porosity in a cross section of the surface layer porous graphite sheet satisfies a predetermined condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2022
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Motoaki Kobayashi, Teruo Matsutani, Keisuke Inaba
  • Patent number: 11365419
    Abstract: A host cell includes an inactivated gene. The inactivated gene may be a gene including the nucleotide sequence of SEQ ID NO: 34, a gene including a nucleotide sequence of a nucleic acid hybridizing under a stringent condition to a nucleic acid consisting of a nucleotide sequence complementary to the nucleotide sequence of SEQ ID NO: 34, a gene comprising a nucleotide sequence having a sequence identity of 85% or more to the nucleotide sequence of SEQ ID NO: 34, or a gene encoding an amino acid sequence having a sequence identity of 85% or more to the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 33.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Teruyuki Nishi
  • Patent number: 11368123
    Abstract: First and second engaging members (15) each including an engaging portion (15n) are attached to a ridge-side end of each of first through third solar cell panels (11) and are disposed with an interval in a beam direction. First and second engaged members (21) each including an engaged portion (21i) are attached to an eaves-side end of each solar cell panel (11) and are disposed with an interval in the beam direction. The engaging portion (15n) of the first engaging member (15) of the first solar cell panel (11) is engaged with the engaged portion (21i) of the first engaged member (21) of the second solar cell panel (11), whereas the engaging portion (15n) of the second engaging member (15) of the first solar cell panel (11) is engaged with the engaged portion (21i) of the second engaged member (21) of the third solar cell panel (11).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kensuke Ishida, Hideki Oe, Takehiko Yoshioka, Yuki Fuji, Yasumasa Sano, Masashi Kirimura, Hiroyuki Yamaguchi
  • Publication number: 20220185212
    Abstract: In order to absorb collision energy so as to prevent an increase in reaction force against a pedestrian to a level higher than or equal to a certain level during collision, a bumper absorber of the present invention includes: a trunk part that extends in an X direction and that is simply compressed in the X direction in response to an impact; and a branch part that branches off from the trunk part toward a rear of a vehicle body, the branch part having a branching part in which the branch part branches off from the trunk part and which is provided with a breakage inducing part that causes breakage between the trunk part and the branch part in response to the impact.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2021
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicants: KANEKA CORPORATION, CHUGAI CO., LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, SUBARU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mitsuhiro Tamura, Seiji Sawai, Yusuke Kikuchi, Yuuki Nakamura, Shota Kotake, Yoshikazu Yukimoto
  • Publication number: 20220184353
    Abstract: Provided is a balloon catheter wherein a balloon is less likely to swell in the protective tube during an air leak test of the balloon in a state where the balloon having projecting portions is housed in a lumen of the protective tube. A balloon catheter contains: a shaft extending in a distal-proximal direction; a balloon having wing-shaped portions; projecting portions disposed on an outer surface of the balloon; and a protective tube in which the balloon is disposed, wherein, in a cross section perpendicular to the distal-proximal direction at a midpoint of a length in the distal-proximal direction of the protective tube, a distance from a centroid of the protective tube through an apex of each projecting portion to an inner surface of the protective tube is longer than a distance from the centroid through none of the projecting portions to the inner surface of the protective tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yojiro KOGA, Masahiro KOJIMA, Yoshinori NAKANO, Masato TSUEDA, Shintaro OSUMI
  • Publication number: 20220183868
    Abstract: Provided are a medical tubular body delivery device that allows frictional resistance between an outer tube and another member to be reduced. A device for delivering a medical tubular body into a body contains: an outer tube in which the medical tubular body is disposed; a traction member connected to the outer tube; a traction member housing tube into which the traction member is inserted; a wire disposed outside the traction member housing tube; a covering tube in which the traction member housing tube and the wire are disposed; and a protective tube in which the covering tube is disposed, wherein the traction member housing tube and the wire are fixed to each other between a distal end of the covering tube and a proximal end of the outer tube, and the traction member housing tube and the wire are not fixed to each other at the covering tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shizuo ICHIMURA, Kentaro SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 11362225
    Abstract: A connecting member set includes a first connecting member connected to one of a pair of solar cells, and a second connecting member connected to the other solar cell. The first connecting member and the second connecting member have a first planar portion and a second planar portion, respectively. The first planar portion and the second planar portion are layered on each other and electrically connected with each other. The first planar portion has at least one of a cut-out portion or an opening through which the second planar portion is exposed toward the first planar portion when the first planar portion and the second planar portion are layered on each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kohei Kojima, Toru Terashita, Gensuke Koizumi
  • Publication number: 20220175564
    Abstract: Provided are a medical tubular body delivery device that allows frictional resistance between an outer tube and another member to be reduced and manipulation resistance during pulling of the outer tube to be reduced, thereby making it easy to handle the outer tube, and that allows indwelling of a medical tubular body to be stably performed; and a method for manufacturing the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shizuo ICHIMURA, Kentaro SUZUKI, Mei KOJIMA
  • Publication number: 20220176086
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing a balloon catheter having a high-quality balloon, the method enabling an entire mold to be uniformly heated. A method for producing a balloon catheter having a shaft extending in a distal-proximal direction and a balloon provided on a distal side of the shaft, the method comprising: a tubular body placement step of placing a resin tubular body (10) inside a mold (20); a mold placement step of placing the mold (20) inside a heating jacket (30); a heating start step of starting heating the heating jacket (30); an elongation start step of starting elongating the resin tubular body (10) in a lengthwise direction thereof an elongation end step of ending elongating the resin tubular body (10); and a heating end step of ending heating the heating jacket (30), wherein the heating end step is performed before the elongation end step.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Masayasu SHIMARU
  • Patent number: 11352489
    Abstract: A thermoplastic acrylic resin is provided. The thermoplastic acrylic resin is a graft copolymer in which a stem polymer is an acrylic resin containing acrylonitrile and another ethylenically unsaturated monomer, and a branch polymer is a polymer composed of an ethylenically unsaturated monomer. The acrylonitrile is contained in an amount of 35 mass % or more and 84.5 mass % or less, the other ethylenically unsaturated monomer is contained in an amount of 15 mass % or more and 64.5 mass % or less, and the polymer composed of an ethylenically unsaturated monomer is contained in an amount of 0.5 mass % or more and 40 mass % or less. Thus, provided are a thermoplastic acrylic resin having improved melt-processability without compromising heat resistance, a method for producing the thermoplastic acrylic resin, a thermoplastic acrylic resin composition, a molded body, an acrylic fiber, and a method for producing the acrylic fiber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sota Okumura, Yusuke Hirai, Takamasa Soejima
  • Publication number: 20220167700
    Abstract: A flame-retardant fiber composite includes an acrylic fiber A containing an acrylic copolymer and an aramid fiber. The acrylic fiber A is substantially free of an antimony compound, and the flame-retardant fiber composite forms a surface-foamed char layer when burned. A flame-retardant work clothing includes the flame-retardant acrylic fiber. A highly flame-retardant fiber composite and highly flame-retardant work clothing include an acrylic fiber, and are capable of exhibiting high flame retardancy while suppressing environmental impacts caused by a flame retardant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2022
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akira Ozaki, Shinya Nakamura, Keita Uchibori, Wataru Mio
  • Publication number: 20220168541
    Abstract: The present application relates to a method for producing a catheter tube. The method including sucking gas from a second end 43 of a tubular body 40 while introducing pressurized gas into a lumen 41 of the tubular body 40 from a first end 42 of the tubular body 40, so that an internal pressure is applied to the lumen 41 of the tubular body 40 by introducing the pressurized gas, and the tubular body 40 is delivered in a direction from the first end 42 to the second end 43 by sucking the gas from the second end 43 of the tubular body 40.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuro KODA, Hesong YE
  • Publication number: 20220169977
    Abstract: A production method for a cell population containing pluripotent stem cells includes: a step of culturing cell populations containing pluripotent stem cells; and a step of sorting out a cell population having the following characteristics (a) and (b) from the cell populations containing pluripotent stem cells. (a) A relative expression level of a LEF1 gene with respect to an expression level of a ?-actin gene is 5.5×10?4 or less in the cell population. (b) A percentage of cells positive for LEF1 is 55% or less in the cell population.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuhiro TAKEUCHI, Masato IBUKI
  • Patent number: 11344401
    Abstract: Provided is an in-vivo indwelling tube having a high flap strength and passing smoothly through a conduit of an endoscope. A tubular member having a proximal side and a distal side; a proximal flap, including a base end on a proximal side and a free end on a distal side, on the proximal side of the tubular member; and a distal flap, including a base end on a distal side and a free end on a proximal side, on the distal side of the tubular member are arranged; where the tubular member includes a distal side first supporting member provided on a distal side of a midpoint between the base end and the free end of the distal flap or a proximal side first supporting member provided on a proximal side of a midpoint between the base end and the free end of the proximal flap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Tomoharu Koiso
  • Publication number: 20220162259
    Abstract: A peptide complex including: a peptide; and a cell-membrane-permeability-imparting group introduced into the peptide, wherein the cell-membrane-permeability-imparting group includes a dendritic structure including four or more branches, and at least four branches of the four or more branches include basic functional groups at ends thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2020
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keishi TAKATSU, Toshihiro SHIKAKURA, Yuka MATSUDA, Tatsuya MOUTAI, Hirofumi MAEDA, Hiroshi KITA, Mitsuaki KITANO
  • Publication number: 20220161007
    Abstract: A method for producing a balloon catheter including preparing a balloon producing device (1), the device including a mold (10) into which a parison (50) is inserted, and a fixing member (30) for fixing the parison (50) outside the mold (10), the mold (10) provided with a rotation preventing portion (20) abutting the parison (50) so as to prevent rotation of the parison (50), disposing a part of the parison (50) in the mold (10), fixing a portion outside the mold (10) of the parison (50) with the fixing member (30), expanding the parison (50), removing the parison (50) from the mold (10), and cutting the parison (50).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2020
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinori NAKANO, Yojiro KOGA, Masahiro KOJIMA, Masato TSUEDA, Shintaro OSUMI
  • Publication number: 20220162564
    Abstract: A production method for pluripotent stem cells is provided, the method including the following (a) and (b): (a) a process filling a culture container with a liquid medium and thereafter raising, the temperature of the liquid medium in the culture container to the temperature at which pluripotent stem cells can proliferate; and (b) a process seeding pluripotent stem cells in the liquid medium in the culture container and culturing the pluripotent stem cells in suspension.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2020
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hirotoshi MATSUTA, Yasuyoshi UEDA