Patents Examined by Kade Ariani
  • Patent number: 11911471
    Abstract: A method for reducing hemolysis and microparticle formation during storage of pathogen reduced blood. Oxygen reduced blood compositions comprising SAGM and riboflavin having reduced hemolysis. Oxygen reduced blood compositions comprising SAGM and riboflavin having reduced microparticles. Oxygen and pathogen reduced blood compositions comprising CPAD and riboflavin having reduced hemolysis. Oxygen and pathogen reduced blood compositions comprising SAGM and riboflavin having reduced microparticles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: Hemanext Inc.
    Inventors: Samuel O. Sowemimo-Coker, Jeffrey Sutton, Tatsuro Yoshida
  • Patent number: 11905497
    Abstract: Stabilized use solutions of low phosphorus, alkali metal carbonate detergents employing enzymes for cleaning compositions are disclosed. In particular, the present invention is a composition for, and method of, removing soils, preventing redeposition of protein soils and reducing foam, using stabilized enzyme cleaning compositions, namely use solutions of the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: ECOLAB USA INC.
    Inventors: Wendy Chan, Jennifer Stokes, Lyndal Jensen, Carter M. Silvernail, Terrence P. Everson, Graig Legatt, Nathan Richard Ortmann, Devon Beau Hammel
  • Patent number: 11906408
    Abstract: A method for preparing a protein-containing sample for analysis by mass spectrometry includes introducing the sample into a reaction vessel. The reaction vessel contains a reagent mixture including pre-measured quantities of an immobilized proteolytic enzyme, a reducing agent and an alkylating agent. The contents of the reaction vessel are activated by heating or by sonication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: Thermo Finnigan LLC
    Inventors: Daniel Lopez Ferrer, Aaron M. Robitaille, Michael O. Krawitzky, Greg A. Foster
  • Patent number: 11883474
    Abstract: This invention provides, in part, various compositions and methods for protecting the gastrointestinal microbiome from antibiotic disruption from orally administered antibiotics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: Theriva Biologics, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Kaleko, Sheila Connelly
  • Patent number: 11866692
    Abstract: Provided is a fermentation fungal substance of Astragalus membranaceus/Paecilomyces cicadae and its use. The fermentation fungal substance is obtained by solid fermentation with Astragalus membranaceus powder as a fermentation substrate and Paecilomyces cicadae as a fermentation strain. The fermentation fungal substance of Astragalus membranaceus/Paecilomyces cicadae in the present disclosure plays a significant role in treating hyperuricemia and/or hypertriglyceridemia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Inventors: Jiayu Zhang, Long Dai, Shaoping Wang, Zikai Geng, Yuqi Wang
  • Patent number: 11866698
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to methods for the screening, identification, and/or application of one or more microorganisms of use in imparting one or more beneficial properties to one or more plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: BioConsortia, Inc.
    Inventors: Peter Wigley, Caroline George, Susan Turner
  • Patent number: 11859157
    Abstract: The disclosure is directed to cleaning compositions, methods of making the cleaning compositions, and methods of using the cleaning compositions. The cleaning compositions comprise an enzyme composition and a nonionic surfactant having an HLB between 10 and 22. Preferably, the enzyme compositions included in the cleaning compositions comprise a cellulase, an AA9 polypeptide having cellulolytic enhancing activity, a hemicellulase, an esterase, an expansin, a laccase, a ligninolytic enzyme, a pectinase, a peroxidase, a protease, a swollenin, or a combination or mixture thereof. The compositions are useful for degradation of bacterial cellulose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Jesse Ray Murphy, Lyndal Jensen
  • Patent number: 11850270
    Abstract: Disclosed are probiotic formulations. The formulations of the present disclosure comprise microorganisms of the species Pediococcus acidilactici and Leuconostoc mesenteroides. The formulations of the present disclosure can be used to prevent or treat gastrointestinal disease conditions, notably gastrointestinal diseases associated with low gastrointestinal mannitol or infection of the gastrointestinal system by pathogenic organismsC.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: The Biocollective, LLC
    Inventors: Martha Rodgers Carlin, Steven Karim Kazemi, Naseer Sangwan, Raul De Jesus Cano
  • Patent number: 11832634
    Abstract: Disclosed is a piglet feed based on bacteria enzyme synergistic fermentation process. The piglet feed is composed of basic components and bacteria enzyme synergistic fermentation feed. Basic components include soybean protein concentrate, whey powder, fish meal, sodium chloride, choline chloride, stone powder, calcium hydrogen phosphate, composite vitamins, composite trace elements, and composite amino acids. The bacterial enzyme synergistic fermentation feed includes a fermentation substrate, an enzyme preparation, and a bacterial strain. The bacterial enzyme synergistic fermentation feed can not only improve the production performance of piglets, but also improve the utilization rate of feed nutrients, especially the utilization rate of feed phosphorus, thereby reducing the excretion of phosphorus in feces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Inventors: Ping Zheng, Daiwen Chen, Bing Yu, Jun He, Jie Yu, Zou Xia
  • Patent number: 11833192
    Abstract: A method for improving intestinal flora increases the number of beneficial bacteria such as lactic acid bacteria and Bifidobacterium to improve intestinal flora by using an enzyme. The method involves providing a protease, which is a polypeptide having an amino acid sequence shown in SEQ ID NO: 1 that can increase beneficial bacteria such as lactic acid bacteria and Bifidobacterium in intestines to exert an excellent effect of improving intestinal flora.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Inventors: Manabu Kuroda, Shotaro Yamaguchi, Norihisa Kato
  • Patent number: 11826406
    Abstract: There is provided a method for treating or reducing the effects of fructose intolerance and health problems associated with excessive fructose intake by administration of glucose isomerase. Other embodiments are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Inventors: Daniel Henry Wyrobnik, Isaac Harry Wyrobnik
  • Patent number: 11827871
    Abstract: Control of volume in bioreactors and associated systems is generally described. Feeding and/or sampling strategies can be employed, in some embodiments, such that the working volume within the bioreactor remains substantially constant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignees: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sanofi
    Inventors: Shireen Goh, Rajeev Jagga Ram, Michelangelo Canzoneri, Horst Blum
  • Patent number: 11819523
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides compositions and methods for treating Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) including primary and recurrent CDI. In particular, the compositions and methods described herein are capable of achieving a CDI clearance rate of at least 80% through a single oral dose of pharmaceutical composition comprising a freeze-dried fecal microbiota preparation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Inventors: Matthew J. Hamilton, Alexander Khoruts, Michael J. Sadowsky, Christopher M. Staley
  • Patent number: 11813347
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method for rating the severity of cellulite on a thigh or buttock in a human subject by utilizing a photonumeric scale that provides reliable results from physician-to-physician and patient-to-patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: Endo Ventures Limited
    Inventors: Jeffrey Davidson, Michael McLane, Genzhou Liu
  • Patent number: 11814665
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a method of enhanced production of lipids by limitation of at least two limiting nutrient sources during the fermentation of the lipids producing cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignees: Evonik Operations GmbH, DSM IP Assets B.V.
    Inventors: Adam Burja, James Corona, Jose R. Garcia, Goncalo Oliveira Maia, Horst Priefert, Joachim Windau, Gabriel Závodský
  • Patent number: 11785948
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to bacteriophage ?CJ28 (KCCM11466P) and a composition containing the same as an active ingredient. Further, the present disclosure relates to a method for preventing and/or treating infective diseases caused by enterotoxic Escherichia coli (ETEC) of animals excluding humans by using the composition. A bacteriophage ?CJ28 (KCCM11466P) has a specific ability to kill enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Inventors: Eun Mi Shin, Gi Duk Bae, Jae Won Kim
  • Patent number: 11788106
    Abstract: The present inventors have surprisingly discovered that phytic acid tenaciously precipitates with soluble metals in food or fuel ethanol-processing fluid, producing insoluble organometallic salt deposit or scale on the processing equipment that must be removed in order to facilitate further ethanol processing. The present invention relates to converting phytic acid salts or phytates to inorganic phosphates to improve metal solubility and reduce deposition within processing equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: Kurita America, Inc.
    Inventors: Roy Johnson, Paul Young
  • Patent number: 11779635
    Abstract: This invention relates to methods of subcutaneous administration of ADAMTS13 formulations to a treat a disease or condition associated with ADAMTS13 and VWF dysfunction. Furthermore, evidence of the unexpectedly high bioavailability of ADAMTS13 formulations administered subcutaneously is provided herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Inventors: Alexandra Nathalie Kopic, Werner Hoellriegl, Barbara Plaimauer, Hanspeter Rottensteiner, Eva-Maria Muchitsch
  • Patent number: 11781161
    Abstract: Disclosed are various enzymatic processes for the enrichments of oils with omega-3 fatty acids, and specific lipase preparations for use with these processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: Enzymocore Ltd.
    Inventors: Sobhi Basheer, Ahmad Egbarieh, Ramez Masri
  • Patent number: 11760969
    Abstract: The invention relates to systems and methods for effective production and use of microorganisms and/or the fermentation broth in which they are produced. Advantageously, the system is cost-effective, scalable, quick, versatile, efficacious, and helpful in reducing resistance to chemical compounds and residue that concerns consumers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Inventors: Sean Farmer, Paul S. Zorner, Ken Alibek, Kent Adams, Tyler Dixon