Patents by Inventor Chisato Mayama

Chisato Mayama 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).

  • Publication number: 20090004311
    Abstract: This invention relates to a method for inhibiting melanin formation in a subject comprising administering an effective amount of an acerola-derived polyphenol compound, an acerola polyphenol fraction, or the other polyphenol compound to a subject. This method comprises whitening the subject's skin by the inhibition of melanin formation. This method also comprises administering synergistically effective amounts of an acerola-derived polyphenol compound, an acerola polyphenol fraction, or the other polyphenol compound in combination with ascorbic acid or an ascorbic acid derivative to a subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2008
    Publication date: January 1, 2009
    Applicant: Nichirei Foods, Inc.
    Inventors: Eriko UCHIDA, Takayuki HANAMURA, Chisato MAYAMA, Hitoshi AOKI
  • Publication number: 20080299239
    Abstract: This invention provides an inhibitor of glucose absorption and a method for producing the same. Such inhibitor of glucose absorption comprises, as an active ingredient, an acerola-derived substance capable of inhibiting glucose absorption.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2008
    Publication date: December 4, 2008
    Applicant: NICHIREI FOODS INC.
    Inventors: Hitoshi AOKI, Takayuki Hanamura, Chisato Mayama, Yasushi Hirayama, Makoto Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20070189997
    Abstract: This invention relates to a method for inhibiting melanin formation in a subject comprising administering an effective amount of an acerola-derived polyphenol compound, an acerola polyphenol fraction, or the other polyphenol compound to a subject. This method comprises whitening the subject's skin by the inhibition of melanin formation. This method also comprises administering synergistically effective amounts of an acerola-derived polyphenol compound, an acerola polyphenol fraction, or the other polyphenol compound in combination with ascorbic acid or an ascorbic acid derivative to a subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2007
    Publication date: August 16, 2007
    Applicant: Nichirei Foods Inc.
    Inventors: Eriko Uchida, Takayuki Hanamura, Chisato Mayama, Hitoshi Aoki
  • Publication number: 20070128328
    Abstract: An object of the invention is to provide a bacterial growth inhibitor or bacteriostatic agent against thermo-resistant and acid-resistant bacteria (TAB: thermo acidophillic bacilli), such as bacteria belonging to the genus Alicyclobacillus, in particular, guaiacol-producible Alicyclobacillus acidoterrestris, Alicyclobacillus acidiphilus, and Alicyclobacillus herbarium, the bacterial growth inhibitor or bacteriostatic agent being derived from naturally occurring substances and facile in procurement, preparation, and handling. The invention provides a bacterial growth inhibitor or bacteriostatic agent against bacteria belonging to the genus Alicyclobacillus, which contains acerola fruit juice as an active ingredient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2004
    Publication date: June 7, 2007
    Inventors: Shozo Tanada, Rie Tajima, Takeshi Koizumi, Satoshi Yamamoto, Hitoshi Aoki, Takayuki Hanamura, Chisato Mayama
  • Publication number: 20070082077
    Abstract: This invention provides an inhibitor of glucose absorption and a method for producing the same. Such inhibitor of glucose absorption comprises, as an active ingredient, an acerola-derived substance capable of inhibiting glucose absorption.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2004
    Publication date: April 12, 2007
    Inventors: Hitoshi Aoki, Takayuki Hanamura, Chisato Mayama, Yasushi Hirayama, Makoto Shimizu