Patents by Inventor Dekun Kong

Dekun Kong 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: 9605015
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel polyene compound similar to nystatin, a method for preparing the same, and an antifungal drug comprising the novel polyene compound as an active ingredient. Compared to nystatin comprising one sugar, NNP, which is the polyene compound similar to nystatin, displays 300 times higher solubility and ten times lower cytotoxicity while maintaining antifungal activity, and thus can be useful in developing a novel polyene antifungal agent having improved solubility and less toxicity in terms of pharmacokinetics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Assignee: INHA-INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Eung-Soo Kim, Kyu Boem Han, Shuangjun Lin, Dekun Kong, Linquan Bai, Zixin Deng, David H. Sherman, Mi-Jin Lee
  • Publication number: 20140371436
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel polyene compound similar to nystatin, a method for preparing the same, and an antifungal drug comprising the novel polyene compound as an active ingredient. Compared to nystatin comprising one sugar, NNP, which is the polyene compound similar to nystatin, displays 300 times higher solubility and ten times lower cytotoxicity while maintaining antifungal activity, and thus can be useful in developing a novel polyene antifungal agent having improved solubility and less toxicity in terms of pharmacokinetics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2012
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Applicant: INHA-INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Eung-Soo Kim, Kyu Boem Han, Shuangjun Lin, Dekun Kong, Linquan Bai, Zixin Deng, David H. Sherman, Mi-Jin Lee