Patents by Inventor Akiko Tanaka

Akiko Tanaka has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10954216
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel and excellent small-molecule-compounds that specifically antagonize BMP signal pathways, and these compounds can be used to modulate cell growth, differentiation, proliferation, and apoptosis, and thus can be used to treat diseases or pathological symptoms related to BMP signal pathway including inflammation, cardiovascular diseases, hematopoietic diseases, cancer, osteodystrophia, or the like, particularly, fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, and the present invention relates to provision of a pharmaceutical and pharmacological agent used for specifically antagonizing the BMP signal pathways and acting on the BMP signal pathways in the prevention and treatment or experimental application since the compounds can be beneficial for regulating cell differentiation and/or cell proliferation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignees: RIKEN, THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
    Inventors: Yoshinobu Hashizume, Katsuhiko Sekimata, Hirokazu Kubota, Hirofumi Yamamoto, Yasuko Koda, Hiroo Koyama, Tomonori Taguri, Tomohiro Sato, Akiko Tanaka, Kohei Miyazono
  • Publication number: 20200309803
    Abstract: An automatic analysis apparatus of an embodiment includes a holder, a first dispenser, a second dispenser, a detector, a memory, and processing circuitry. The holder movably holds a plurality of reaction vessels. The first dispenser dispenses an analyte into each of the reaction vessels. The second dispenser dispenses a reagent into the reaction vessel. The detector detects light transmitted through the reaction vessel. The memory stores a test order. The processing circuitry controls the holder, the first dispenser, and the second dispenser based on the test order. The processing circuitry determines one of the reaction vessels to be used for measuring the analyte based on the test order, and performs control to collect characteristic data from another of the reaction vessels not used for measuring the analyte while the analyte is measured.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Isamu Matsuda, Takehiko Oonuma, Akiko Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10696880
    Abstract: Provided are a polyester-based pressure-sensitive adhesive composition having high wetting ability and superior adherability and light peelability, and a pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet produced with such a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition. The polyester-based pressure-sensitive adhesive composition includes a polyester obtained by polycondensation of a difunctional or polyfunctional carboxylic acid and a diol; a fatty acid ester; and a crosslinking agent, wherein the polyester has a weight average molecular weight of 8,500 to 50,000, and the fatty acid ester has no additional functional group and has a molecular weight of 200 to 700. The polyester-based pressure-sensitive adhesive composition contains 10 to 150 parts by weight of the fatty acid ester based on 100 parts by weight of the polyester.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satomi Yoshie, Shigeki Ishiguro, Akiko Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20200002581
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide an electrically debondable composition for forming an electrically debondable adhesive layer suitable for suppressing corrosion of a metal adherend surface. The present invention further provides an adhesive sheet having the electrically debondable adhesive layer, and an adhered body including the adhesive sheet. An electrically debondable composition of the present invention includes a polymer, an ionic liquid, and at least one additive selected from the group consisting of a carbodiimide compound, an adsorptive inhibitor and a chelate-forming metal deactivator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2018
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Kaori AKAMATSU, Kaori MIZOBATA, Ryo AWANE, Koji AKAZAWA, Junji YOKOYAMA, Akira HIRAO, Yosuke SHIMIZU, Akiko TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20190337926
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel and excellent small-molecule-corn pounds that specifically antagonize BMP signal pathways, and these compounds can be used to modulate cell growth, differentiation, proliferation, and apoptosis, and thus can be used to treat diseases or pathological symptoms related to BMP signal pathway including inflammation, cardiovascular diseases, hematopoietic diseases, cancer, osteodystrophia, or the like, particularly, fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, and the present invention relates to provision of a pharmaceutical and pharmacological agent used for specifically antagonizing the BMP signal pathways and acting on the BMP signal pathways in the prevention and treatment or experimental application since the compounds can be beneficial for regulating cell differentiation and/or cell proliferation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2017
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicants: RIKEN, THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
    Inventors: Yoshinobu HASHIZUME, Katsuhiko SEKIMATA, Hirokazu KUBOTA, Hirofumi YAMAMOTO, Yasuko KODA, Hiroo KOYAMA, Tomonori TAGURI, Tomohiro SATO, Akiko TANAKA, Kohei MIYAZONO
  • Patent number: 10308844
    Abstract: A pressure-sensitive adhesive of the invention include a (meth)acryl-based polymer obtained by polymerization of a monomer component including 19 to 99.5% by weight of an alkyl (meth)acrylate having a branched alkyl group of 10 to 24 carbon atoms at an ester end. The pressure-sensitive adhesive has a satisfactory level of adhesive performance and can form a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer with a lower dielectric constant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masatsugu Higashi, Akiko Tanaka, Aimi Matsuura, Kiyoe Shigetomi, Tetsuo Inoue
  • Patent number: 10287465
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide: a polyester-based pressure-sensitive adhesive layer, for which a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition (pressure-sensitive adhesive solution) without any acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive or the like which needs a large amount of an organic solvent and is difficult to apply thickly; to provide a polyester-based pressure-sensitive adhesive layer that is friendly to the global environment, can be applied thickly, has a high level of cost effectiveness and workability, and also has a high level of adhesion, retention, and repulsion resistance; and to provide a pressure-sensitive adhesive tape or double-sided pressure-sensitive adhesive tape having such a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akiko Tanaka, Shigeki Ishiguro, Satomi Yoshie
  • Publication number: 20190030829
    Abstract: A surface-modified thermoplastic resin in which sufficient bonding strength is applied to a thermoplastic resin and a method thereof are provided. A bonded structure capable of exhibiting sufficient bonding strength and a method thereof are provided. A thermal transfer surface-modifying sheet that can be preferably used in the method for manufacturing a surface-modified thermoplastic resin is provided. A thermoplastic resin with a thermal transfer surface-modifying sheet including the thermal transfer surface-modifying sheet is provided. The method for manufacturing a surface-modified thermoplastic resin, in which an easy adherence layer is laminated on a thermoplastic resin having a melting point of T° C., the method includes: providing the easy adherence layer on at least a part of a surface of the thermoplastic resin; and performing heat welding at a temperature equal to or higher than (T?50)° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2017
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventors: Kenichi OKADA, Keisuke SHIMOKITA, Akiko TANAKA, Eriko FUNATSU, Asuka GOMI, Akira SHIMAZU
  • Publication number: 20190016925
    Abstract: A stickable-curable adhesive sheet bonds a deformation/conversion device to an adherend. The stickable-curable adhesive sheet contains a stickable-curable adhesive component and a curing component curing the stickable-curable adhesive component. The stickable-curable adhesive component has pressure-sensitive adhesiveness before curing and the initial tensile elastic modulus at 25° C. of the stickable-curable adhesive sheet after curing is 5×108 Pa or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2017
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Inventors: Akiko TANAKA, Keisuke SHIMOKITA, Kenichi OKADA, Masayuki MINAKATA
  • Publication number: 20180298131
    Abstract: To provide a method for producing a tetrafluoroethylene copolymer-containing aqueous dispersion excellent in stability against a mechanical stress.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicants: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED, AGC CHEMICALS EUROPE, LIMITED
    Inventors: Shigeki Kobayashi, Hiroki Nagai, Shinya Higuchi, Akiko Tanaka, Masahiro Takazawa, Ariana Claudia Morgovan-Ene, Anthony Eugene Wade, Diane Caine
  • Publication number: 20180298160
    Abstract: To provide a polytetrafluoroethylene aqueous dispersion which is excellent in mechanical stability, while being not susceptible to foaming. The polytetrafluoroethylene aqueous dispersion comprises: 15 to 70 mass % of polytetrafluoroethylene particles having an average primary particle size of 0.1 to 0.5 ?m; 0.1 to 20,000 ppm, to the mass of the polytetrafluoroethylene particles, of a fluorinated emulsifier selected from C4-7 fluorinated carboxylic acids which may have an ether oxygen atom, and salts thereof; 1 to 20 parts by mass, per 100 parts by mass of the PTFE particles, of a nonionic surfactant represented by R1—O-A-H (wherein R1 is a C8-18 alkyl group, and A is a polyoxyalkylene chain); 0.01 to 3.0 parts by mass, per 100 parts by mass of the polytetrafluoroethylene particles, of a compound represented by the formula (2) (wherein R is a C2-4 alkyl group, n is 1 or 2, and each of m1 and m2 is an average repeating number of oxyethylene groups, with (m1+m2) being 1 to 6); and water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicants: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED, AGC CHEMICALS EUROPE, LIMITED
    Inventors: Shigeki KOBAYASHI, Hiroki NAGAI, Shinya HIGUCHI, Akiko TANAKA, Masahiro TAKAZAWA, Ariana Claudia MORGOVAN-ENE, Anthony Eugene WADE, Diane CAINE
  • Patent number: 9657197
    Abstract: A pressure-sensitive adhesive of the invention include a (meth)acryl-based polymer obtained by polymerization of a monomer component including 30 to 99.5% by weight of an alkyl (meth)acrylate having an alkyl group of 10 to 18 carbon atoms at an ester end and 0.5 to 50% by weight of a cyclic nitrogen-containing monomer. The pressure-sensitive adhesive has a satisfactory level of adhesive performance and can form a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer with a lower dielectric constant and reliable moisture resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masatsugu Higashi, Kiyoe Shigetomi, Koji Shitara, Akiko Tanaka, Katsuhiko Kamiya, Azusa Iseki
  • Publication number: 20170029675
    Abstract: Provided are a polyester-based pressure-sensitive adhesive composition having high wetting ability and superior adherability and light peelability, and a pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet produced with such a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition. The polyester-based pressure-sensitive adhesive composition includes a polyester obtained by polycondensation of a difunctional or polyfunctional carboxylic acid and a diol; a fatty acid ester; and a crosslinking agent, wherein the polyester has a weight average molecular weight of 8,500 to 50,000, and the fatty acid ester has no additional functional group and has a molecular weight of 200 to 700. The polyester-based pressure-sensitive adhesive composition contains 10 to 150 parts by weight of the fatty acid ester based on 100 parts by weight of the polyester.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2015
    Publication date: February 2, 2017
    Inventors: Satomi Yoshie, Shigeki Ishiguro, Akiko Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20170002235
    Abstract: A pressure-sensitive adhesive of the invention include a (meth)acryl-based polymer obtained by polymerization of a monomer component including 30 to 99.5% by weight of an alkyl (meth)acrylate having an alkyl group of 10 to 18 carbon atoms at an ester end and 0.5 to 50% by weight of a cyclic nitrogen-containing monomer. The pressure-sensitive adhesive has a satisfactory level of adhesive performance and can form a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer with a lower dielectric constant and reliable moisture resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2016
    Publication date: January 5, 2017
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masatsugu HIGASHI, Kiyoe SHIGETOMI, Koji SHITARA, Akiko TANAKA, Katsuhiko KAMIYA, Azusa ISEKI
  • Patent number: 9527944
    Abstract: Provided is a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer for a transparent conductive film having a patterned transparent conductive thin film, which has transparent as the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer for transparent conductive film and can prevent the patterned transparent conductive thin film from degrading the appearance of the conductive film. A pressure-sensitive adhesive layer for a transparent conductive film having a patterned transparent conductive thin film, wherein the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer is made from an acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive composition containing: 100 parts by weight of an acryl-based polymer obtained by polymerization of a monomer component including an alkyl(meth)acrylate; and 30 to 150 parts by weight of a styrene-based oligomer, the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer has a refractive index of 1.50 or more, the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer has a haze of 2% or less as measured at a thickness of 30 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akiko Tanaka, Aimi Matsuura, Katsuhiko Kamiya, Masatsugu Higashi, Mizue Yamasaki
  • Publication number: 20160017194
    Abstract: Provided is a double-sided pressure-sensitive adhesive tape that is for fixing an electronic device component, has excellent adhesion, retention, and repulsion resistance, and can be produced with a plant-derived material having a high biomass degree. This double-sided pressure-sensitive adhesive tape for fixing an electronic device component is characterized by comprising a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer having a biomass degree of 50% by weight or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2014
    Publication date: January 21, 2016
    Inventors: Akiko Tanaka, Shigeki Ishiguro, Satomi Yoshie
  • Publication number: 20160017193
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide: a polyester-based pressure-sensitive adhesive layer, for which a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition (pressure-sensitive adhesive solution) without any acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive or the like which needs a large amount of an organic solvent and is difficult to apply thickly; to provide a polyester-based pressure-sensitive adhesive layer that is friendly to the global environment, can be applied thickly, has a high level of cost effectiveness and workability, and also has a high level of adhesion, retention, and repulsion resistance; and to provide a pressure-sensitive adhesive tape or double-sided pressure-sensitive adhesive tape having such a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2014
    Publication date: January 21, 2016
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akiko Tanaka, Shigeki Ishiguro, Satomi Yoshie
  • Patent number: 9211326
    Abstract: Disclosed is an alkaline extract of shredded pinecones yields a polyphenylpropanoid polysaccharide complex (PPC) that functions as an orally active immune adjuvant. Specifically, the oral PPC boosts the number of antigen-specific memory CD8+ T cells generated in response to a variety of vaccine types (DNA, protein, and dendritic cell) and bias the response towards one that is predominately a T helper 1 type. The oral PPC has potential for use be to enhance the T cell response generated by a variety of prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines designed to target a cellular response.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2015
    Assignee: Tampa Bay Research Institute, Inc.
    Inventors: Akiko Tanaka, William Guy Bradley
  • Patent number: 9156827
    Abstract: An anticancer agent comprising a compound represented by the formula (I) [R1 represents hydrogen atom, hydroxyl group, a C1-6 alkoxy group and the like; R2 and R3 represents hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, a C1-6 alkyl group and the like; R4 represents hydrogen atom, a C1-6 alkyl group, a C1-6 alkylsulfonyl group and the like; R5 represents hydrogen atom or a substituent; represents a single bond or a double bond; R6 and R7 represents hydrogen atom, a C1-6 alkyl group and the like; R8 represents hydrogen atom, a C1-6 alkyl group and the like; A represents —O—, —S—, or —CH2—; D represents —C? or —N?; X represents methylene group, —O—, or —CO—; Q represents —N? or —C(R8)?; and Y represents a heterocyclic group or amino group], which shows a superior inhibitory activity against pim-1 kinase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignees: THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, RIKEN
    Inventors: Tetsuo Nagano, Takayoshi Okabe, Hirotatsu Kojima, Nae Saito, Hirofumi Nakano, Masanao Abe, Akiko Tanaka, Teruki Honma, Shigeyuki Yokoyama, Keiko Tsuganezawa, Hitomi Yuki
  • Patent number: 9012549
    Abstract: Provided are: an adhesive composition that is capable of providing an adhesive layer in which titanium-based nanoparticles are stably dispersed, an adhesive layer having more enhanced mechanical characteristics, excellent refractive index and excellent adhesive force, and an adhesive sheet or the like which uses the adhesive composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: Nitto Denko Corporation
    Inventors: Akiko Tanaka, Yutaka Moroishi, Fumiko Nakano