Patents Examined by Yate K Cutliff
  • Patent number: 11186597
    Abstract: Provided herein is a method to extract bioactive phospholipids from fish roe, particularly from salmon roe, providing an extraction solvent composition mixture of chloroform, ethanol, and isopropanol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: King Abdulaziz University
    Inventors: Alaa Eldin M. Khedr, Abdelsattar M Omar
  • Patent number: 11186535
    Abstract: Provided is a method of efficiently preparing alkyl lactate from by-products which are generated during a process of converting lactic acid into lactide, or from poly(lactic acid) (PLA).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Inventors: Jieun Kim, Changyub Oh, Chang Suk Lee, Young Lyeol Yang
  • Patent number: 11186536
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for preparing a mixture of cetylated fatty acids and a system for carrying out said process. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a composition comprising, or alternatively, consisting of said mixture of cetylated fatty acids. Finally, the present invention relates to said composition for use in the treatment and/or prevention of: (i) rheumatoid arthritis of inflammatory and non-inflammatory origin, in particular osteoarthritis; (ii) other inflammatory joint conditions; (iii) psoriasis, lupus, periodontal diseases or cardiovascular or heart diseases; (iv) all post-traumatic osteoarticular pathologies including sports injuries; (v) all degenerative joint pathologies (arthrosis, gonarthrosis, coxarthrosis, etc.), and (vi) inflammatory-traumatic tendon and muscular conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: PHARMANUTRA S.P.A.
    Inventors: Andrea Lacorte, Germano Tarantino, Paolo Bondioli
  • Patent number: 11180445
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a method for recycling urea in the process of separating and purifying unsaturated substances through a urea adduction method. The method comprises the following steps: liposoluble substances containing target unsaturated components are used as raw materials, and subjected to urea adduction, crystallization and filtration to produce a filtrate, from which the specific unsaturated components are obtained; the urea adduct is dissolved in a polar solvent, and after the adducted adducts are layered and released, adding a certain solvent to the urea solution to adjust the polarity, then cooling for crystallization, and recycling the urea.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Zhejang Medicine Co., Ltd Xinchang Pharmaceutical Factory
    Inventors: Yongjian Peng, Xinde Xu, Jinping Ma, Yanwen Zhang, Bin Shao
  • Patent number: 11173187
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing a concentrated oil-based polyphenol composition for human consumption. The unique combination of polyphenols in a biologic oil-based formulation may be administered for optimal effects on human platelets, lipids, and inflammatory markers. These physiologic changes have beneficial effects for human health and longevity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Inventor: Vincent Yacyshyn
  • Patent number: 11168049
    Abstract: A compound with anti-drug resistant bacteria activity having the following formula (I): is disclosed. A method of preparing the compound of formula (I) is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Inventors: Yonghong Tang, Minghui Chang, Huafeng Qi, Bin Tian, Juan Li, Liang Xin, Jingyi Li, Dan Yang, Han Li, Yanjun Li, Liang Qi, Wenbo Yao, Chengyuan Liang
  • Patent number: 11161799
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the production of light (meth)acrylic esters by direct esterification of acrylic acid by methanol or ethanol. The invention more particularly relates to a process for the recovery/purification of C1-C2 alkyl acrylate comprising the azeotropic distillation of the crude reaction mixture using a distillation column comprising a sidestream drawing off of a fraction rich in alkyl alkoxypropionate byproduct, the boiling point of which is close to that of acrylic acid, and therefore problematic in the purification process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Arkema France
    Inventor: Pierre-Emmanuel Conoir
  • Patent number: 11155512
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method and a system for refining long chain dicarboxylic acid, said method comprising the following steps: (1) subjecting a long chain dicarboxylic acid fermentation broth or a treated liquid therefrom to a membrane filtration, an acidification/crystallization, a solid-liquid separation and drying to give a long chain dicarboxylic acid crude product; (2) subjecting the long chain dicarboxylic acid crude product to a vacuum distillation to give the long chain dicarboxylic acid product; wherein the pressure in the vacuum distillation is ?100 Pa. By using the refining method according to the present disclosure, the procedure is simplified, and the purity of the obtained product is high, and the disadvantages such as poor quality of the product obtained by crystallization from a solvent and environment pollution caused by a solvent can be overcome.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignees: Cathay Biotech Inc., CIBT America Inc., Cathay (Jinxiang) Biomaterial Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chen Yang, Bingbing Qin, Yufeng Yang, Kai Wang, Xiucai Liu
  • Patent number: 11149229
    Abstract: A process for the production of a refined oil having a reduced content of glycidyl esters and hydroperoxides characterized in that it comprises subjecting an edible oil to the following steps, a bleaching step, a deodorization step, re-bleaching step on the deodorized oil, and a further refining step, wherein the further refining step is carried out by passing the bleached edible oil obtained in step c) through an oil refining equipment consisting of a stripping column with packing and not more than one oil collection tray.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Cargill, Incorporated
    Inventors: Michael Maiworm, Armin Willem-Friedrich Hermann Tarnow
  • Patent number: 11148993
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for purifying polyunsaturated fatty acid using a continuous reactor, and the method comprises: (a) complexing step, (b) cleaning step, (c) extracting step, and (d) concentrating and drying step. The method of the present invention reacts a polyunsaturated fatty acid and a silver salt aqueous solution in a continuous reactor to form a complex of the polyunsaturated fatty acid and silver, and then cleans the complex with a first organic solvent to improve the purity of the complex; afterwards, a second organic solvent is used to extract the purified polyunsaturated fatty acid. The method of the present invention can continuously produce polyunsaturated fatty acids with high yield and high purity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Inventors: Ching-Peng Wei, Yen-Shih Tung, Tzu-Ai Lee, Jenn-Line Sheu
  • Patent number: 11142491
    Abstract: Processes for converting an olefin reactant into a diol compound are disclosed, and these processes include the steps of contacting the olefin reactant and a supported chromium catalyst comprising chromium in a hexavalent oxidation state to reduce at least a portion of the supported chromium catalyst to form a reduced chromium catalyst, and hydrolyzing the reduced chromium catalyst to form a reaction product comprising the diol compound. While being contacted, the olefin reactant and the supported chromium catalyst can be irradiated with a light beam at a wavelength in the UV-visible spectrum. Optionally, these processes can further comprise a step of calcining at least a portion of the reduced chromium catalyst to regenerate the supported chromium catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, LP
    Inventors: Jared L. Barr, Carlos A. Cruz, Masud M. Monwar, Kathy S. Clear, Max P. McDaniel
  • Patent number: 11142537
    Abstract: This invention provides a technique that is capable of suppressing variation in the amount of phospholipids obtained in each operation when a phospholipid concentrate is obtained by subjecting an ethanol extract concentrate of livestock or poultry tissue to a degumming step and collecting gum. More specifically, the invention provides a method for producing a phospholipid concentrate from livestock or poultry tissue, comprising step (A) of mixing an ethanol extract concentrate of livestock or poultry tissue with water, the water being in an amount of less than 7 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the concentrate, and step (B) of centrifuging the obtained liquid mixture at 2° C. or lower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: MARUDAI FOOD CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kouki Yuasa, Jun Kawamura, Satoshi Kotoura
  • Patent number: 11136508
    Abstract: A process for extraction of crude oil from distillers dried grain solubles and/or distillers dried grains and producing corn distillers meal that may be used as a livestock supplement is disclosed. For example, the corn distillers meal may be used as a crude protein supplement for use in a livestock feed diet or a poultry feed diet. The solvent extracted crude oil may be suitable for oleochemical processing for personal care and home care products, biodiesel production, and/or renewable diesel production from hydro-treating the extracted oil to make green diesel fuel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Inventors: Keith Bruinsma, Donald Endres, Steven J. Furcich
  • Patent number: 11118132
    Abstract: [Problem] To provide: a method for suppressing the coloration of oils and fats during frying; and a coloring inhibitor. [Solution] A method for suppressing the coloration of an oil/fat composition for frying, the method comprising a step for adding a prepared oil to an edible oil or fat, wherein the prepared oil is obtained through (1) a degumming step, (2) a neutralization step which may or may not be performed, (3) a bleaching step which may or may not be performed, and (4) a deodorizing step, in this order, in the process of refining a crude oil obtained from an oil feedstock, and the absorbance difference determined by subtracting the absorbance at a wavelength of 750 nm from the absorbance at a wavelength of 660 nm of the prepared oil obtained from step (3) is at least 0.030 when isooctane is used as the control. A coloring inhibitor characterized by containing said prepared oil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: J -OIL MILLS, INC.
    Inventors: Masayoshi Sakaino, Ryuji Hori, Hisashi Arai, Naruto Makita, Ryo Okabe, Takashi Sano
  • Patent number: 11117853
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing and a method for decolorizing dioctyl terephthalate are provided. The decolorizing dioctyl terephthalate includes: providing an unpurified dioctyl terephthalate; mixing the unpurified dioctyl terephthalate with a reducing agent and an adsorption medium to obtain a first decolorizing product; and mixing the first decolorizing product with a decolorizing adsorbent material to obtain a second decolorizing product. The method for manufacturing dioctyl terephthalate includes: a transesterification step, an alkaline washing and neutralization step, a redox step, a decolorization step and a stripping step; the decolorizing adsorbent material has an acid value between 0.1 and 2 mg KOH/g, a relative humidity between 2 and 10%, and a fineness between 80 and 100 cm2/g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Inventors: Te-Chao Liao, Jung-Jen Chuang, Chung-Yu Chen, Che-Jung Hsu
  • Patent number: 11116745
    Abstract: A method of generating an oligosaccharide encapsulated cannabidiol (CBD) formulation includes forming a cannabidiol ethanol mixture comprising ethanol and cannabidiol, forming an oligosaccharide CBD slurry by mixing the oligosaccharide with the cannabidiol ethanol mixture. The slurry is heated and mixed in a pressurized chamber to form a colloidal mixture, which is distributed into a tray as a layer. A cover is added to the tray to form an evaporation vessel, which is heated in a heating chamber. A rapid cooling process is performed on the colloidal mixture layer by removing the cover and spraying pulverized dry ice on the layer. The rapid cooling process is repeated until crystal formation is detected within the layer, the crystals including oligosaccharide encapsulated cannabidiol. An oligosaccharide encapsulated cannabidiol formulation includes cannabidiol and at least one oligosaccharide in a ratio in the range between about 1000:1 to 2200:1 (w/w) of CBD.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Inventors: James Gerstenberger, Kelly Ogilvie
  • Patent number: 11118133
    Abstract: The present technology provides a method that includes contacting a composition with a caustic solution to produce a caustic-treated composition; combining the caustic-treated composition with silica particles to produce a slurry; and removing the silica particles from the slurry to produce a treated composition; wherein the composition includes one or more of animal fats, animal oils, plant fats, plant oils, vegetable fats, vegetable oils, greases, and used cooking oil and the composition includes: at least about 10 wppm of total metals, at least about 8 wppm of phosphorus, at least about 10 wppm of chlorine, at least about 10 wppm of sulfur, at least about 20 wppm of nitrogen, at least about 5 wt. % of free fatty acids; and has an acid number from about 10 mg KOH/g to about 150 mg KOH/g, and the silica particles has a particle size from about 10 microns to about 50 microns, a BET surface area from about 200 m2/g to about 1000 m2/g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Inventors: David A. Slade, Ramin Abhari, Martin Haverly, Peter Z. Havlik
  • Patent number: 11111204
    Abstract: A method for preparing methyl methacrylate from methacrolein and methanol; said method comprising contacting a mixture comprising methacrolein, methanol and oxygen with a heterogeneous catalyst comprising a support and a noble metal, wherein said support comprises silicon, and wherein said catalyst comprises from 0.1 to 40 mol % titanium and from 0.1 to 10 mol % of at least one noble metal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Christopher D. Frick, Jeffrey A. Herron, Kirk W. Limbach, Wen Sheng Lee, Victor J. Sussman
  • Patent number: 11098257
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a composition that includes a first oxide having a phosphate, a ratio of Brønsted acid sites to Lewis acid sites between 0.05 and 1.00, and a total acidity between 50 ?mol/g and 300 ?mol/g, where the phosphate is at least one of a functional group covalently bonded to the first oxide and/or an anion ionically bonded to the first oxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC
    Inventors: Glenn Richard Hafenstine, Derek Richard Vardon, Xiangchen Huo, Nabila Asem Huq
  • Patent number: 11098006
    Abstract: A lipid comprising a tri-chain cation having a cationic head group and three or more C7-24 hydrocarbyl groups for use in non-viral gene delivery systems, for example in the formation of lipopolyplex transfection vectors. Exceptionally good nucleic acid transfection is observed when nucleic acid and targeting peptides are formulated with the lipid of the invention (or lipid formulated with a co-lipid) into a LPD complex.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Inventors: Helen Claire Hailes, Alethea Bernice Tabor, Mohn Firouz Mohd Mustapa, Stephen Lewis Hart, Aristides Tagalakis