Patents Assigned to Novozymes A/S
  • 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: 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
  • Patent number: 10941422
    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: May 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Randy Deinhammer, Suzanne Clark, Mauricio Quiros, John Matthews, Anne Glud Hjulmand, Chee Leong Soong, Tomoko Matsui, Shinobu Takagi
  • Publication number: 20210062172
    Abstract: The present invention relates to glucoamylase variants having improved thermostability. 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 4, 2021
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Esben Peter Friis, Leonardo De Maria, Jesper Vind, Thomas A. Poulsen, Allan Svendsen, Steffen Danielsen, Rolf T. Lenhard, Henrik Friis-Madsen, Lars K. Skov
  • Patent number: 10934535
    Abstract: The present invention relates to new 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 2, 2021
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Klaus Gori, Henrik Marcus Geertz-Hansen, Jesper Salomon, Thomas Holberg Blicher, Mary Ann Stringer, Nikolaj Spodsberg, Tianqi Sun, Morten Gjermansen
  • Patent number: 10927359
    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: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Lone Carstensen, Nikolaj Spodsberg, Morten Gjermansen, Jesper Salomon, Kristian B. R. M. Krogh, Wei Peng, Cui Liu, Eduardo Antonio Della Pia
  • Patent number: 10927361
    Abstract: The present invention relates to protease variants, having improved properties compared to the parent protease, in particular variants of a serine protease belonging to family 53 derived from a strain of Meripilus giganteus. The variants according to the invention have in particular increased thermo-stability, e.g., increased residual activity after 30 min at a temperature in the range from 55 to 60° C. and/or increased thermal denaturation temperature, compared to the parent Meripilus giganteus protease. 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: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Keiichi Ayabe, Tomoko Matsui, Aki Tomiki, Yuma Kurakata, Esben P. Friis, Jens E. Nielsen, Roland Alexander Pache
  • Patent number: 10927364
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polypeptides having carbonic anhydrase 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: July 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Sonja Salmon, Martin Simon Borchert, Thomas Holberg Blicher, Wolfgang Streit, Mirjam Perner
  • Patent number: 10927356
    Abstract: The present invention relates to lipase variants and methods of obtaining them. 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: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Luise Erlandsen, Carsten Hoerslev Hansen, Jesper Vind, Allan Svendsen, Carsten Peter Sonksen
  • Publication number: 20210047628
    Abstract: Disclosed are variants of a cellulase having improved stability in the presence of a protease, and the use of such variants in laundry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2019
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Svend Gunnar Kaasgaard, Frank Winther Rasmussen, Roland Alexander Pache, Lars Anderson, Mette Louise Dissing Overgaard, Thomas Agersten Poulsen, Lars Giger
  • Patent number: 10920172
    Abstract: The present invention relates to processes of recovering oil after liquefaction and/or from thin stillage and/or syrup/evaporated centrate from a fermentation product production process by adding a thermostable protease to the whole stillage, thin stillage and/or syrup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Nathaniel Kreel, Joseph Jump
  • Patent number: 10920209
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel subtilase variants exhibiting increased stability and preferably on par or improved wash performance. The variants of the invention are suitable for use in e.g. cleaning or detergent compositions, such as laundry detergent compositions and dish wash compositions, including automatic dish wash compositions. The present invention also relates to isolated DNA sequences encoding the variants, expression vectors, host cells, and methods for producing and using the variants of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Frank Winther Rasmussen, Peter Kamp Hansen, Lars Lehman Hylling Christensen
  • Patent number: 10920205
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a lipase variant of a parent lipase, which variant has lipase activity, at least 75% but less than 100% sequence identity to SEQ ID NO: 3 and comprises a substitution at one or more positions corresponding to positions 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 9; 10; 11; 12; 16; 19; 30; 31; 34; 36; 37; 39; 40; 42; 44; 51; 52; 53; 54; 56; 58; 59; 70; 71; 72; 73; 83; 84; 86; 88; 90; 92; 93; 95; 96; 100; 101; 102; 104; 106; 109; 110; 112; 117; 119; 124; 125; 127; 128; 131; 132; 133; 134; 135; 137; 158; 159; 160; 161; 162; 163; 165; 166; 167; 168; 170; 181; 182; 183; 189; 190; 192; 194; 196; 202; 210; 211; 212; 220; 225; 227; 228; 229; 230; 231; 233; 237; 238; 239; 240; 242; 246; 247; 248; 252; 259; 262; 264; 269 of SEQ ID NO: 3. 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: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Padmavathi Balumuri, Rakhi Saikia, Allan Svendsen, Lone Baunsgaard
  • Patent number: 10920203
    Abstract: The present invention related to lipase variants having lipase activity and having between 60% to less than 100% sequence identity to a parent lipase or a fragment thereof, wherein the variant comprises one or more substitutions selected from H198A/D/E/F/G/I/L/N/Q/S/T/V/Y, F7H/K/R, F51A/I/L/V/Y, T143A/G/S/V, A150G/V, N200H/K/Q/R, I202G/L/V, S224C/F/H/I/L/P/Y, L227D/E/K/R, V228P, P229H/K/R, V230H/K/L/R, I255A/G/N/P/S/T/V/Y, P256A/K/N/Q/R/S/T/W, A257F/H/I/L/V/Y, L259F/Y, and W260D/E/F/H/I/L/N/Q/S/T/Y using SEQ ID NO:10 for position numbering or selected from H198A/D/E/F/G/I/L/N/Q/S/T/V/Y, F7H/K/R, F51A/I/L/V/Y, T143A/G/S/V, A150G/V, N200H/K/Q/R, I202G/L/V, S224C/F/H/I/L/P/Y, L227D/E/K/R, V228P, P229H/K/R, V230H/K/L/R, I255A/G/N/P/S/T/V/Y, T256A/K/N/Q/R/S/P/W, A257F/H/I/L/V/Y, L259F/Y, and W260D/E/F/H/I/L/N/Q/S/T/Y using SEQ ID NO:2 for position numbering.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Carsten Hoerslev Hansen, Yitong Liu, Steffen Kayser, Vibeke Skovgaard Nielsen
  • Publication number: 20210037844
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a dairy product using an enzyme having lactase activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2020
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Hanne Vang Hendriksen, Steffen Ernst, Reinhard Wilting, Jeppe Wegener Tams, Mette Oerhrstroem Runge, Helle Skov Guldager
  • Publication number: 20210037856
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods of improving digestibility in ruminants using ruminant feed comprising polypeptides having muramidase activity
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Adam Christian Storm, Lene Venke Kofod
  • Publication number: 20210040510
    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: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2020
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Randy Deinhammer, Suzanne Clark, Mauricio Quiros, John Matthews, Anne Glud Hjulmand, Chee Leong Soong, Tomoko Matsui, Shinobu Takagi
  • Publication number: 20210040462
    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: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2020
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Morten Gjermansen, Klaus Gori, Henrik Marcus Geertz-Hansen, Jesper Salomon, Mary Ann Stringer, Thomas Holberg Blicher, Nikolaj Spodsberg
  • Publication number: 20210022369
    Abstract: The present invention relates to 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. The invention also relates to compositions comprising the polypeptides of the invention and the use of the polypeptides of the invention to release xylose and in animal feed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Charlotte Blom, Ninfa Rangel Pedersen, Dan Pettersson, Jens Magnus Ekloef, Kristian Bertel Roemer Krogh, Martin Simon Borchert, Dorotea Raventos Segura, Nele Ilmberger, Wolfgang Streit, Jesper Salomon
  • Publication number: 20210024910
    Abstract: The present invention relates to mannanase 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: March 27, 2019
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Rakhi Saikia, Naveen Shivanand Raikar, Padmavathi Balumuri, Jens Erik Nielsen