Patents Assigned to Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
  • Publication number: 20210002687
    Abstract: A polypeptide includes, in the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1 or a similar sequence, at least one specific amino acid substitution on at least one of the 14th, 37th, 209th, 293rd, and 319th amino acid residues from the N-terminal of the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1. A polynucleotide, an expression cassette, a vector, and a transformant include a base sequence encoding the amino acid sequence of the polypeptide. A method of producing the polypeptide and a method of producing 2-deoxy-scyllo-inosose are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicants: THE NIIGATA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Hiroaki TAKAKU, Harutake YAMAZAKI, Mitsufumi WADA, Daisuke MIYAZAWA
  • Publication number: 20210002465
    Abstract: Resin composition comprises 35 to 59.9 parts by mass of a propylene polymer (A) satisfying below; 25 to 40 parts by mass of a soft propylene copolymer (B); 0.1 to 10 parts by mass of a polyolefin (C) containing a structural unit derived from an unsaturated carboxylic acid and/or a derivative thereof; and 15 to 30 parts by mass of an ethylene polymer (D) (provided that the total of (A), (B), (C), and (D) is 100 parts by mass), wherein an MFR measured at 230° C. and a load of 2.16 kg according to ASTM D-1238 is 7 g/10 min or more and 25 g/10 min or less, with each component satisfying certain requirements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Akihiko IWASHITA, Yoshiyuki OGAWA, Youhei HOUTANI
  • Publication number: 20210002435
    Abstract: A masterbatch of a liquid additive is provided, the resin composition for the masterbatch comprising (a) a block copolymer or a hydrogenated product thereof, the block copolymer containing a polymer block having a vinyl aromatic compound as a main component and a polymer block having a conjugated diene compound as a main component, and 40 to 100 parts by mass of a polyolefinic resin and 100 to 150 parts by mass of an ethylene.?-olefin copolymer with respect to 100 parts by mass of the (a) component, wherein the kinematic viscosity at 100° C. is 10 to 5,000 mm2/s; the ethylene molar content is in the range of 30 to 85 mol %; and the molecular weight distribution (Mw/Mn) for the molecular weight measured by gel permeation chromatography (GPC) with reference to polystyrene is not more than 2.5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Yuto YOSHIDA, Shota ABE, Atsushi TAKESHIMA, Terufumi SUZUKI, Kouzi MATSUNAGA
  • Publication number: 20210002709
    Abstract: A method for identifying a bacterium includes: (1) A step of performing a reverse transcription reaction using a first reaction system consisting of a primer for reverse transcription to prepare a cDNA containing a base sequence for identification of a bacterium of interest, an RNA extracted from the bacterium in a sample, and an enzyme with RNA-dependent DNA polymerase activity to obtain a reaction mixture containing the synthesized cDNA and the primers for the reverse transcription, (2) A step of performing PCR using a second reaction system consisting of the reaction mixture, a primer pair for synthesis of a double-stranded DNA containing the base sequence for identification of the bacterium of interest, and an enzyme with DNA-dependent DNA polymerase activity, and (3) A step of detecting the generation of the double-stranded DNA containing the base sequence for identification of the bacterium of interest from the second reaction system after PCR.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Takashi MORISHIGE, Koh AMANO, Hisaaki YANAI, Ayako ENDO, Kentaro TSUJI
  • Publication number: 20210002708
    Abstract: A primer set useful for further improvement of sensitivity in detection or identification of bacterial species in a sample by a PCR method, a kit for PCR using the primer set and a method of detection or identification of bacterial species in a sample using the primer set. Sensitivity in detection or identification of bacterial species in a sample by conducting a PCR method using the primer set with a minimized contamination amount of bacterial nucleic acid is improved. The primer set includes at least one primer pair in seven primer pairs obtained by selecting one primer pair from each of Groups S1 to S7 consisting of specific primers. In addition, the kit for detection of bacterial species includes at least one primer pair in seven primer pairs obtained by selecting one primer pair from each of Groups K1 to K7 consisting of specific primers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Koh AMANO, Tomomi SAKAI, Hisaaki YANAI, Homare TABATA, Hiroshi MINAMI, Isao KITAJIMA, Hideki NIIMI
  • Publication number: 20200403276
    Abstract: A negative electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery, the negative electrode including a negative electrode current collector and a negative electrode mixture layer that is applied to at least one side of the negative electrode current collector, the negative electrode mixture layer containing a negative electrode active material, a conductive auxiliary, a binder, a polymer particle having a softening point of from 70° C. to 150° C., and a thermally expandable microcapsule having a maximum volume expansion temperature that is higher than the softening point of the polymer particle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Shinji YAMAMOTO, Yuri ENDO
  • Publication number: 20200400478
    Abstract: A sensor includes a body member, a volume change body, and a detection member. The body member has a flat plate-like shape, a first end in a first direction being supported, and a storage space opening at at least one of both end faces in a thickness direction. The volume change body, whose volume changes depending on an amount of a target, is supported by the body member so that at least a part of the volume change body is stored in the storage space. The detection member is in contact with a second end in the first direction of the body member, and detects stress caused by the change in the volume of the volume change body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Applicants: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC., TOHOKU UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Takahito Ono, Masaya Toda, Mai Kurihara
  • Publication number: 20200401039
    Abstract: To provide a pellicle in which outgas from an adhesive layer is suppressed. The pellicle includes a pellicle film, a support frame for supporting the pellicle film, a protrusion part arranged in the support frame, a first adhesive layer arranged on the protrusion part; and an inorganic material layer arranged at a position closer to the pellicle film than the first adhesive layer. The inorganic material layer may include a first inorganic material layer arranged at a first side surface of the first adhesive layer, the first side surface of the first adhesive layer intersecting the pellicle film, and arranged at a position closer to the pellicle film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2020
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Yosuke ONO, Kazuo KOHMURA, Atsushi OKUBO, Daiki TANEICHI, Hisako ISHIKAWA, Tsuneaki BIYAJIMA
  • Patent number: 10870715
    Abstract: An object of the invention is to provide a solid polyaluminoxane composition suitably used as a cocatalyst and a catalyst carrier in combination with an olefin oligomerization or polymerization catalyst, without the use of solid inorganic carriers such as silica. The solid polyaluminoxane composition of the invention includes a polyalkylaluminoxane and a trialkylaluminum, and has a solubility in n-hexane at 25° C. of less than 0.50 mol % as measured by a specific method (i), a solubility in toluene at 25° C. of less than 1.0 mol % as measured by a specific method (ii), and a 13 mol % or more molar fraction of alkyl groups derived from the trialkylaluminum moieties relative to the total number of moles of alkyl groups derived from the polyalkylaluminoxane moieties and the alkyl groups derived from the trialkylaluminum moieties as measured with respect to tetrahydrofuran-d8 soluble components by a specific method (iii).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Kou Tsurugi, Shiori Hanada, Atsushi Shibahara, Kazumori Kawamura, Fumiaki Nishino, Yasuyuki Harada, Wataru Yamada, Akiko Matsumoto, Isao Hara, Tatsuya Nakamura, Toshihiro Muroto
  • Patent number: 10870738
    Abstract: A polyester sheet including a polyester (A), a 4-methyl-1-pentene polymer (B) having a specific heat of fusion and a meso diad fraction (m) of 98.5 to 100%, and a compatibilizing agent (C), wherein content proportions of the (A), (B), and (C) are 60 to 98.9 parts by mass for (A), 1 to 25 parts by mass for (B), and 0.1 to 15 parts by mass for (C), when a total content of (A), (B), and (C) is set as 100 parts by mass, and wherein (B) satisfies the requirements (a) to (d) described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Masakazu Tanaka, Toyoaki Sasaki, Yasuhito Tsugane, Kenkichi Yoshida, Kenjiro Takamine, Masahiko Okamoto, Takanori Tada
  • Publication number: 20200390594
    Abstract: A mouthpiece including a constituent portion (X) that includes an olefin-based polymer (A) having a repeating unit having 2 or 3 carbon atoms and that satisfies a bending elastic modulus (?) at 23° C. of 80 MPa???1000 MPa.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Takashi Yukita, Maki Yamamoto, Hideyuki Nagai, Yasufumi Tsuchiya
  • Patent number: 10864101
    Abstract: A garment, containing a tubular joint supporter section, the section including: a central region in an axial direction of the tubular joint supporter section, which includes a wear pressure applying region for applying wear pressure to a joint site of a body, a one-end side region positioned at one end, and an other-end side region positioned at another end side, in which the wear pressure of the wear pressure applying region is higher than an average wear pressure of the one-end and other-end side regions, and regions other than the wear pressure applying region in the section include a concave-convex structure region formed from a concave-convex structure; and a knee supporter, in which an average wear pressure A of the knee support section is higher than an average wear pressure B of the thigh side support section and the shin side support section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Tomoaki Ito, Kenji Iida, Motoyasu Yasui, Shiori Ito, Kazuoki Nakai, Fumiaki Saikawa
  • Patent number: 10865269
    Abstract: A polyisocyanate composition contains a modified product of xylylene diisocyanate and a modified product of pentamethylene diisocyanate, and/or a modified product of the xylylene diisocyanate and the pentamethylene diisocyanate. The ratio of the pentamethylene diisocyanate with respect to the total amount of the xylylene diisocyanate and the pentamethylene diisocyanate is 30 mol % or more and 80 mol % or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Toshihiko Nakagawa, Aya Nakagawa, Shinji Kiyono, Hirokazu Morita, Satoshi Yamasaki
  • Patent number: 10859865
    Abstract: The lens comprises: a first transparent substrate that includes a diffraction region in which a plurality of convex strips and groove sections are formed in alternation in concentric circles; a second transparent substrate that faces the first transparent substrate; a liquid crystal layer disposed in a space present between the diffraction region and the second transparent substrate; and a first transparent electrode and a second transparent electrode that impress a voltage on the liquid crystal layer. The diffraction region comprises a first diffraction region and a second diffraction region that is disposed in at least part of a portion different from the first diffraction region. The space comprises: groove-shaped spaces present between the groove sections and the second transparent substrate; and a communicating space disposed between at least part of the convex shapes of the second diffraction region and the second transparent substrate, and communicating between neighboring groove-shaped spaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Yoshinobu Okada, Eiichiro Hikosaka, Toshifumi Hino, Akifumi Aono, Akihiro Muramatsu
  • Patent number: 10858472
    Abstract: A polythiol composition includes a polythiol compound (a) represented by the following formula (5) and a compound (b) wherein, in a high performance liquid chromatography measurement of the polythiol composition under defined conditions, the peak area of the compound (b) which appears at the retention time from 4.3 minutes to 5.6 minutes is equal to or less than 3.0, with respect to the peak area of 100 of the polythiol compound (a) which appears at the retention time from 12.0 minutes to 13.5 minutes. A process for producing a polythiol composition, a method of manufacturing a molded product, a molded product, an optical element and a lens are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Masaru Kawaguchi, Takeshi Nishimura
  • Patent number: 10858473
    Abstract: A polythiol composition includes a polythiol compound (a) that includes at least one kind selected from the compounds represented by the following formulae (6) to (8) as main component, and a compound (b) wherein, in a high performance liquid chromatography measurement of the polythiol composition under defined conditions, the peak area of the compound (b) which appears at the retention time from 6.5 minutes to 8.0 minutes is equal to or less than 3.0, with respect to the peak area of 100 of the polythiol compound (a) which appears at the retention time from 22.0 minutes to 28.0 minutes. A process for producing a polythiol composition, a method of manufacturing a molded product, a molded product, an optical element and a lens are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Masaru Kawaguchi, Takeshi Nishimura
  • Publication number: 20200377637
    Abstract: A curable composition for stereolithography, comprising a photopolymerizable component and a photopolymerization initiator, wherein a cured product of the curable composition has a minimum value of a storage elastic modulus, in a range of from 25° C. to 300° C., of not greater than 1.20×107 Pa.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Takaaki HAYASHI, Toshikazu SAKAMAKI
  • Publication number: 20200378846
    Abstract: A sensor module includes a holding member formed of an elastic body, a pressure bearing face provided at the holding member and configured to bear pressure, an adjoining face provided at the holding member so as to adjoin the pressure bearing face and configured to undergo deformation in accordance with the pressure borne by the pressure bearing face, and an elongate piezoelectric substrate arranged on the adjoining face.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Katsuki ONISHI, Kazuhiro TANIMOTO, Mitsunobu YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20200377772
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a semiconductor substrate manufacturing method, which prevents detachment of a semiconductor wafer being ground, and which prevents cracking or chipping in a semiconductor substrate obtained. In order to solve the problem, the semiconductor substrate manufacturing method comprises: a polyimide layer forming step of forming a polyimide layer on a support material; a wafer attaching step of affixing the support material and a semiconductor wafer to each other with the polyimide layer disposed therebetween; a wafer grinding step of grinding the semiconductor wafer; a support material peeling step of peeling the support material from the polyimide layer; and a polyimide layer peeling step of peeling the polyimide layer from the semiconductor wafer. The polyimide layer includes polyimide which includes a benzophenone skeleton and an aliphatic structure, wherein an amine equivalent weight is 4000 to 20000.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2018
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Jun KAMADA, Kaichiro HARUTA, Takashi UNEZAKI, Kiyomi IMAGAWA, Kenichi FUJII, Yasuhisa KAYABA, Kazuo KOHMURA
  • Publication number: 20200369812
    Abstract: Described is a cyclic olefin-based copolymer has a constitutional unit (A) derived from an ?-olefin having 2 to 20 carbon atoms, a constitutional unit (B) derived from a cyclic olefin without an aromatic ring, and a constitutional unit (C) derived from a cyclic olefin having an aromatic ring. Also described is a medical container containing a cyclic olefin-based copolymer having a constitutional unit (A) derived from an ?-olefin having 2 to 20 carbon atoms, a constitutional unit (B) derived from a cyclic olefin without an aromatic ring, and a constitutional unit (C) derived from a cyclic olefin having an aromatic ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Hideki WASA, Haruka SAITO, Sunil Krzysztof MOORTHI, Futoshi FUJIMURA, Masahiko OKAMOTO, Emi ONIKI, Kouichi KIZU, Jiacheng HE