Patents Examined by Russell G Fiebig
  • Patent number: 11833241
    Abstract: A method for enhancing skin moisture of a subject in need thereof includes administering to the subject a composition including a white roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa cv.) extract. The white roselle extract is obtained by lysing a cell wall of a white roselle calyx by ice crystals and extracting the lysed white roselle calyx with a solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: TCI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yung-Hsiang Lin, Margaret Lai, Yin-Di Su
  • Patent number: 11819565
    Abstract: The present disclosure describes methods and compositions for inhibiting fungal growth in food and cosmetic products, as well as food and cosmetic products treated with anti-fungal compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: S&P Ingredient Development, LLC
    Inventors: Sambasiva Rao Chigurupati, Sivaraj Annanmar, Ana Cristina Arciniega Castillo
  • Patent number: 11812767
    Abstract: The present invention relates to sweetened beverage compositions comprising the steviol glycoside rebaudioside D (Reb D) and combinations of Reb D and rebaudioside M (Reb M). The present invention also relates to methods to reduce the degradation and improve the stability of Reb D.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Inventors: Akinori Itoyama, Yoji Asami, Akiko Fujie, Shigeru Sarada
  • Patent number: 11805805
    Abstract: The disclosure describes methods for the purification of protein-enriched extracts to provide concentrates and isolates and methods for incorporation of such materials into products. The purification methods are adapted for removal of nicotine and may have other benefits, e.g., lightening the color of the protein-enriched extracts. The methods generally include treatment with peracetic acid or hydrogen peroxide and filtrations. A protein composition in the form of a concentrate or isolate is provided, the protein composition including RuBisCO, F2 fraction proteins, or combination thereof extracted from a plant of the Nicotiana species, wherein the protein composition is characterized by relatively low nicotine content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
    Inventors: Kyle Ford, John-Paul Mua, Nicholas Partain, Joshua D. Morton, Barry Bratcher
  • Patent number: 11806381
    Abstract: Methods for treating knee osteoarthritis in a patient are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for treating a knee osteoarthritis patient using an oral dried garlic supplement, wherein the treating comprises administering 900 mg of the oral dried garlic supplement on a daily basis. In one embodiment, 1800 mg of the oral dried garlic supplement is used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Inventor: Naglaa Hussein
  • Patent number: 11786453
    Abstract: A method of treating skin with a composition is disclosed. The method can include topically applying an effective amount of a composition to skin in need thereof, wherein the composition comprises an aqueous extract of plankton comprising an exopolysacchride synthesized by Vibo alginolyticus, an aqueous extract of Phragmites communis, an aqueous extract of Poria cocos, and an aqueous extract of Cucurbita pepo (pumpkin) seed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: MARY KAY INC.
    Inventors: David Gan, Geetha Kalahasti, Lisha Vanpelt
  • Patent number: 11786571
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an organoleptically improved dietary fiber composition comprising Trigonella foenum-graecum (fenugreek) seeds in the form of flakes with improved palatability, and method(s) of preparing the said composition. More particularly, invention relates to nutrient rich de-bitterised and de-fatted fenugreek dietary fiber and administering the same in a subject to bring satiety, feeling of fullness, appetite suppression, less desire to consume food, which may further lead to reduction or management of weight. The present invention can be used for the development of functional food, dietary plan and as a nutritional supplement. The present invention also relates to methods of managing various conditions such as, but not limited to, management of weight, appetite scores, glucose homeostasis, body mass index and serum insulin levels or any combinations thereof using the said composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Inventors: Jai Shankar Raghava Chandra, Sujit Mukund
  • Patent number: 11786557
    Abstract: The use of luteinizing hormone receptor (LHR) binding agents and luteinizing hormone (LH) agonists to enrich for primitive hematopoietic stem cell (pHSC) populations, to target pHSC for ablation, and/or to expand pHSC populations are described. The methods can be used to prepare therapeutic hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) populations, to prepare patients for therapeutic HSC transplants, and/or to treat malignancies, such as those associated with hyperproliferative HSC.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
    Inventors: Jarrod Dudakov, Marcel van den Brink, Enrico Velardi, Hans-Peter Kiem, Stefan Radtke, Scott James
  • Patent number: 11786561
    Abstract: A composition and a kit comprising a nitrite source admixed with a gelling agent for nitric oxide production. Also disclosed is a method for generating nitric oxide, which finds applications in the treatment of various diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Inventor: Joel M. Friedman
  • Patent number: 11771729
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a maca extract and uses thereof. The part of the maca extract extracted with polar solvent has anti-thrombotic activity, the part of the maca extract extracted with medium and low polarity solvents has anti-neutrophilic inflammatory and anti-allergic activities, the part of the maca extract extracted with low polarity solvent has anti-neutrophilic inflammatory activity and has pro-angiogenic activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Inventors: Fang-Rong Chang, Chin-Chung Wu, Bing-Hung Chen, Tsong-Long Hwang, Shih-Wei Wang, Kartiko Arif Purnomo, Yi-Hong Tsai
  • Patent number: 11771732
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a nutritional supplement composition is provided. The nutritional supplement composition is provided including a fish extract derived from fish collagen dipeptide, corn powder from from the Zea mays l. strain and raspberry extract of the Rubus idaeus strain. The nutritional supplement is in the form of a compound known as DERMAGRANTâ„¢.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Inventor: James Nitit Mah
  • Patent number: 11759483
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for improving eye conditions comprising orally administering to humans, an ethanol-soluble component-containing degradation product obtained by degrading a comb with a protease and removing a solid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Inventor: Sachio Wakayama
  • Patent number: 11759494
    Abstract: An apparatus for applying a portion of a plant product to the epidermis of a human, the apparatus adapted to be removably fastened with a belt or strap to a human body, comprising: the belt or strap; at least one pocket or container adapted to removably receive the portion of the plant product, the at least one pocket or container comprising: a contact portion that contacts the human body, when the apparatus is removably fastened to the human body, an opposing portion, opposing the contact portion, the opposing portion adapted to allow the portion of the plant product to be removably inserted into the at least one pocket or container, the contact portion having a plurality of holes, the plurality of holes allowing the portion of the plant product to contact the epidermis, when the plant product is removably inserted into the at least one pocket or container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Inventor: Joseph Lichtenstein
  • Patent number: 11759489
    Abstract: The present invention provides a health functional food composition for promoting height growth comprising a Humulus japonicus extract or a Humulus japonicus crushed product as an active ingredient and a composition for promoting height growth comprising a watermelon/garlic concentrate in addition to a Humulus japonicus extract or a Humulus japonicus crushed product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Assignees: PENS CO., LTD., Hong Sik KIM
    Inventor: Hong Sik Kim
  • Patent number: 11752186
    Abstract: The present application is directed to composition comprising various maca extracts and the use of such compositions for treating certain diseases, disorders, and conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignee: JDS Therapeutics, LLC
    Inventors: James R. Komorowski, Sara Perez Ojalvo
  • Patent number: 11744869
    Abstract: Provided herein are formulations composed of fish roe wax extract and Nigella sativa oil extract. This oily composition is prepared and used as a treatment for addiction withdrawal symptoms by regulating dopamine and serotonin unbalance in a subject in need thereof. The prepared formulation alleviated the addiction effect of cocaine after daily single dosing of addiction-induced mice.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2023
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2023
    Assignee: King Abdulaziz University
    Inventors: Alaa Eldin M. Khedr, Maha Ibrahim, Ammar Bayoumi
  • Patent number: 11730768
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the fields of medicine, cell biology, molecular biology and genetics. In particular, the present invention provides methods to isolate and purify microvesicles from cell culture supernatants and biological fluids. The present invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions of microvesicles to promote or enhance wound healing, stimulate tissue regeneration, remodel scarred tissue, modulate immune reactions, alter neoplastic cell growth and/or mobility, or alter normal cell growth and/or mobility. The present invention also provides compositions of microvesicles to be used as diagnostic reagents, and methods to prepare the compositions of microvesicles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Inventors: Evangelos V. Badiavas, Arsalan Q. Shabbir, Stephen C. Davis
  • Patent number: 11730178
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing an extract derived from sugar cane, the process comprising: i) mixing a sugar cane derived product with ethanol to produce an extraction mixture comprising at least about 50% v/v ethanol; ii) allowing a precipitate to form in the extraction mixture; iii) removing the precipitate from the extraction mixture to obtain a supernatant; and iv) removing ethanol from the supernatant to produce the extract derived from sugar cane. The present invention further relates to extracts produced according to the process of the invention. The invention also relates to the use of such extracts in a method of lowering the available calorific value of a food or beverage, in treating or preventing disease, and as a nutritional supplement, dietary supplement, sports nutrition product, food coating or pharmaceutical product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: POLY GAIN PTE LTD
    Inventors: David Kannar, Barry James Kitchen, Lance Sparrow
  • Patent number: 11723941
    Abstract: Nutritional supplements and methods of nutritional supplementation affecting the endocannabinoid system are provided. These nutritional supplements and methods of nutritional supplementation support the endocannabinoid systems of subjects by providing a blend of hemp oil, black pepper oil, black cumin seed oil, and white frankincense oil to prime ECS receptors and activate them to provide improvements to the ECS in a subject, affecting their pain response, mood, stress response, and sleep.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2023
    Assignee: AMARE GLOBAL
    Inventor: Shawn M. Talbott
  • Patent number: 11723931
    Abstract: The present invention may provide a pharmaceutical composition for preventing or treating skin diseases, a cosmetic composition for preventing or improving skin diseases, and a stem cell therapeutic agent, which comprise an induced pluripotent stem cell-derived mesenchymal stem cell (iMSC), a culture thereof, or an exosome isolated from an iMSC or iMSC culture as active ingredients. When the composition of the present invention, etc. is used, it is possible to provide a composition for improving, preventing or treating skin diseases and a stem cell therapeutic agent which have an improved immunomodulating function over conventional mesenchymal stem cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2023
    Inventors: Sue Kim, Jin Ho Yu, Yeon Mok Oh