Patents Assigned to Novozymes A/S
  • Publication number: 20210087543
    Abstract: The present invention relates to trehalase variants of the Myceliophthora sepedonium GH37 trehalase. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Noriko Tsutsumi, Tomoko Matsui, Yuma Kurakata
  • Patent number: 10954499
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having alpha-L-arabinofuranosidase activity and isolated nucleic acid sequences encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the nucleic acid sequences as well as methods for producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Hanne Risbjerg Soerensen, Christel Thea Joergensen, Lars Hylling Christensen, Christian Isak Joergensen, Carsten Hoerslev Hansen, Lene Venke Kofod
  • Patent number: 10954477
    Abstract: The present invention relates to reduced odor. More specifically the invention relates to a method for hydrolyzing a lipase substrate comprising: adding to said substrate a lipase variant of SEQ ID NO: 3, which variant comprises a substitution at one or more positions corresponding to positions 4; 44; 45; 49; 58; 84; 88; 93; 95; 97; 104; 108; 131; 140; 147; 152; 158; 165; 176; 177; 187; 195; 199; 208; 211; 221; 222; 224; 232; 244; 247; 248; 249; 251; 255; and 259 of SEQ ID NO: 3, has lipase activity, and has at least 75% but less than 100% sequence identity to SEQ ID NO: 3 or a fragment thereof with lipase activity, in which method odor is reduced when compared to the method wherein SEQ ID NO: 3 is added to the lipase substrate. The present invention also relates lipase variants, polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of producing and using the variants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Jesper Vind, Lone Baunsgaard, Garry Paul Gippert
  • Patent number: 10954478
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polypeptides having hexosaminidase activity, and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Christian B. Oehlenschlaeger, Dorotea R. Segura, Rebecca M. Vejborg, Henrik M. Geertz-Hansen, Lilian E. T. Baltsen, Jesper Salomon
  • Patent number: 10954497
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polypeptides, nucleotides encoding the polypeptide, as well as methods of producing the polypeptides. The present invention also relates to detergent composition comprising polypeptides, a laundering method and the use of polypeptides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Morten Gjermansen, Klaus Gori, Henrik Marcus Geertz-Hansen, Jesper Salomon, Thomas Holberg Blicher, Mary Ann Stringer, Nikolaj Spodsberg, Tianqi Sun
  • Patent number: 10954469
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of reducing the phospholipid content in an oil or fat composition and polypeptides having PI-specific phospholipase C activity as well as polypeptides having PC, PE-specific phospholipase C activity and combinations thereof capable of catalyzing this reduction. The invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides, nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Dorotea Raventos Segura, Robert Piotr Olinski, Kim Borch, Allan Noergaard, Jesper Brask, Rune Falkenberg Haller, Marianne Linde Damstrup
  • Patent number: 10954533
    Abstract: The invention relates to processes of producing a fermentation product, comprising liquefying a starch containing material with an alpha-amylase; pre-saccharifying and/or saccharifying and fermenting using a fermentation organism in the presence of a carbohydrate source generating enzyme and a cellulolytic composition The invention also relates to methods of dewatering whole stillage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Thomas Rasmussen, Jeremy Saunders, James Croonenberghs, Zhengfang Kang, Joyce Craig, Michael John Akerman
  • Patent number: 10953051
    Abstract: Described are microorganisms which are, in a first aspect, able to to stimulate the growth of microorganisms of the resident skin microbial flora and which do not stimulate the growth of microorganisms of the transient pathogenic micro flora. In a second aspect microorganisms are described which are able to inhibit the growth of microorganisms of the transient pathogenic skin micro flora and which do not inhibit the growth of microorganisms of the resident skin micro flora. Also described are compositions comprising such microorganisms as well as the use of such microorganisms in cosmetic, prophylactic or therapeutic applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Christine Lang, Andreas Hellmann, Markus Veen, Budde Eckhard, Mewes Boettner, Andreas Reindl, Rolf Knoll
  • Publication number: 20210079430
    Abstract: Described herein are Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains MBG5038 and MBG5012 deposited under the Budapest Treaty and having accession Nos. NRRL Y67549 and NRRL Y67700, respectively, or a derivatives of strains NRRL Y67549 or Y67700 which exhibit one or more properties or defining characteristics of Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains MBG5038 or MBG5012. Also described are compositions comprising the Saccharomyces yeast and naturally occurring and/or non-naturally occurring components, as well as are processes for producing ethanol from starch-containing material using the strains.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicants: Novozymes A/S, Microbiogen Pty. Ltd.
    Inventors: Paul Victor Attfield, Philip John Livingstone Bell, Hamid Rismani Yazdi, Xin Li, Robert Lyle Osborne, Alan Jay House
  • Publication number: 20210079368
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions comprising polypeptides having xylanase activity and polypeptides having arabinofuranosidase activity for use in, e.g., animal feed. The present invention further relates to polypeptides having arabinofuranosidase activity, polypeptides having xylanase activity and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Wei Peng, Ninfa Rangel Pedersen, Dan Pettersson, Jens Magnus Eklof, Soren Nymand-Grarup, Lorena G. Palmen, Rune Nygaard Monrad, Nikolaj Spodsberg, Mary Ann Stringer, Charlotte Blom, Lars Kiemer, Kristian Bertel Romer M. Krogh, Jesper Salomon
  • Publication number: 20210079318
    Abstract: The present invention relates to reduced odor. More specifically the invention relates to a method for hydrolyzing a lipase substrate comprising: adding to said substrate a lipase variant of SEQ ID NO: 3, which variant comprises a substitution at one or more positions corresponding to positions 4; 44; 45; 49; 58; 84; 88; 93; 95; 97; 104; 108; 131; 140; 147; 152; 158; 165; 176; 177; 187; 195; 199; 208; 211; 221; 222; 224; 232; 244; 247; 248; 249; 251; 255; and 259 of SEQ ID NO: 3, has lipase activity, and has at least 75% but less than 100% sequence identity to SEQ ID NO: 3 or a fragment thereof with lipase activity, in which method odor is reduced when compared to the method wherein SEQ ID NO: 3 is added to the lipase substrate. The present invention also relates lipase variants, polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of producing and using the variants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Jesper Vind, Lone Baunsgaard, Garry Paul Gippert
  • Patent number: 10947567
    Abstract: The present invention relates to processes for producing fermentation products from starch-containing material, wherein a thermostable alpha-amylase and optionally a thermostable protease are present and/or added during liquefaction. The invention also relates to a composition suitable for use in a process of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Randy Deinhammer, Suzanne Clark, Mauricio Quiros, John Matthews, Anne Glud Hjulmand, Chee Leong Soong, Tomoko Matsui, Shinobu Takagi
  • Patent number: 10947520
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions comprising polypeptides having galactanase activity and polypeptides having beta-galactosidase activity for use in e.g. animal feed. The present invention further relates to polypeptides having beta-galactosidase activity, polypeptides having galactanase activity and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Lone Carstensen, Nikolaj Spodsberg, Morten Gjermansen, Jesper Salomon, Kristian B. R. M. Krogh, Eduardo Antonio Della Pia
  • Patent number: 10945449
    Abstract: The present invention provides animal feed or animal feed additives comprising one or more polypeptides having lysozyme activity. The invention also provides polypeptides having lysozyme activity, polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Ye Liu, Kirk Matthew Schnorr, Lars Kiemer, Lars Kobberoee Skov, Dorthe Hoej Sandvang, Marianne Thorup Cohn, Ming Li
  • Publication number: 20210071112
    Abstract: The present invention relates to lipase variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Carsten Hoerslev Hansen, Jesper Vind, Luise Erlandsen, Bitten Plesner, Anna Catharina Olsen Stenholm
  • Publication number: 20210071115
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions such as cleaning compositions comprising a mix of enzymes. The invention further relates use of compositions comprising such enzymes in cleaning processes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Rebecca Munk Vejborg, Dorotea Raventos Segura, Jesper Salomon, Rune Nygaard Monrad, Klaus Gori
  • Publication number: 20210071156
    Abstract: The present invention relates to lipase variants of the parent lipase shown as SEQ ID NO: 2 with improved stability during use in a wash process (IWS). The invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the lipase variants of the invention, compositions comprising a lipase variant of the invention as well as methods of producing such lipase variants of the invention and the use of the lipase variants or compositions thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2019
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Sune Fang Christensen, Allan Svendsen, Jesper Vind, Anders Gunnar Sandtrom, Thomas Agersten Poulsen, Alexander David Fulton, Carsten Hoerslev Hansen, Vibeke Skovgaard Nielsen, Kim Borch, Garry Paul Gippert
  • Publication number: 20210071116
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions such as cleaning compositions comprising a mix of enzymes. The invention further relates, use of compositions comprising such enzymes in cleaning processes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Rebecca Munk Vejborg, Dorotea Raventos Segura, Jesper Salomon, Rune Nygaard Monrad, Klaus Gori
  • Publication number: 20210071157
    Abstract: The present invention relates to lipase variants of the parent lipase shown as SEQ ID NO: 2 with improved wash performance and/or Benefit Risk Factor (BRF). The invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the lipase variants of the invention, compositions comprising a lipase variant of the invention as well as methods of producing such lipase variants of the invention and the use of the lipase variants or compositions thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2019
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Sune Fang Christensen, Allan Svendsen, Jesper Vind, Anders Gunnar Sandtrom, Thomas Agersten Poulsen, Alexander David Fulton, Carsten Hoerslev Hansen, Vibeke Skovgaard Nielsen, Kim Borch, Garry Paul Gippert
  • Publication number: 20210071155
    Abstract: The present invention relates to lipase variants of the parent lipase shown as SEQ ID NO: 2 with improved wash performance and/or Benefit Risk Factor (BRF). The invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the lipase variants of the invention, compositions comprising a lipase variant of the invention as well as methods of producing such lipase variants of the invention and the use of the lipase variants or compositions thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2019
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Sune Fang Christensen, Allan Svendsen, Jesper Vind, Anders Gunnar Sandtrom, Thomas Agersten Poulsen, Alexander David Fulton, Carsten Hoerslev Hansen, Vibeke Skovgaard Nielsen, Kim Borch, Garry Paul Gippert