Patents by Inventor Christopher Lawrence FRANK

Christopher Lawrence FRANK 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: 20190297915
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method of maintaining corn protein yield during extraction and managing stickiness and viscosity comprising obtaining a corn material having a corn protein content and washing the corn material to remove non-protein components with an ethanol-water solvent comprising at least 85 wt % ethanol to obtain a corn protein isolate, wherein the loss of corn protein content during extraction is less than 10% of total corn protein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: CARGILL, INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Christopher Lawrence FRANK, Christopher Steven HUELSNITZ, Erika Lyn MCCONVILLE, Michael A. PORTER, Adam John STEINBACH, Hadi YEHIA, Guo-Hua ZHENG
  • Publication number: 20160060204
    Abstract: A method for recovering a composition enriched in 3-hydroxypropionic acid by providing the fermentation broth, acidifying the fermentation broth; reducing the total sulfate ion and phosphate ion concentration of the resulting aqueous solution to produce a reduced ion aqueous solution; distilling the resulting reduced ion aqueous solution and recovering the resulting aqueous distillation product comprising 3-hydroxypropionic acid
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Publication date: March 3, 2016
    Applicant: Cargill, Incorporated
    Inventors: Timothy Walter ABRAHAM, Erik ALLEN, John J. HAHN, Paraskevas TSOBANAKIS, Eric Christopher BOHNERT, Christopher Lawrence FRANK
  • Publication number: 20160031792
    Abstract: A method for recovering a composition enriched in 3-hydroxypropionic acid from a fermentation broth comprising 3-hydroxypropionic acid and/or salts thereof comprises the steps of: (a) providing the fermentation broth having a pH of from about 2 to about 8 comprising: 3-hydroxypropionic acid and/or salts thereof, (b) acidifying the fermentation broth; (c) reducing the total sulfate ion and phosphate ion (d) distilling the resulting reduced ion aqueous solution and (e) recovering the product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Publication date: February 4, 2016
    Applicant: Cargill, Incorporated
    Inventors: Timothy Walter ABRAHAM, Erik ALLEN, John J. HAHN, Paraskevas TSOBANAKIS, Eric Christopher BOHNERT, Christopher Lawrence FRANK