Patents by Inventor Han Remaut

Han Remaut 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: 11377484
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of bacterial Surface (S)-layer proteins, in particular to compounds capable of disrupting the bacterial S-Layer, specifically the S-Layer of Bacillus anthracis. More particularly, the invention provides for single domain antibodies for diagnosis and treatment of infection caused by pathogens with an S-Layer, in particular of Bacillus anthracis infection. The invention relates to S-Layer protein binding agents inhibiting bacterial growth and interrupting S-Layer assembly, useful in the treatment of bacterial infection, more specifically treatment of anthrax disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignees: VIB VZW, Vrij Universiteit Brussel
    Inventors: Han Remaut, Antonella Fioravanti
  • Publication number: 20220162264
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel protein pores and their uses in analyte detection and characterisation. The invention particularly relates to an isolated pore complex formed by a CsgG-like pore and a modified CsgF peptide, or a homologue or mutant thereof, thereby incorporating an additional channel constriction or reader head in the nanopore. The invention further relates to a transmembrane pore complex and methods for production of the pore complex and for use in molecular sensing and nucleic acid sequencing applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2021
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Applicants: Oxford Nanopore Technologies Limited, VIB VZW, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Inventors: Han Remaut, Sander Van Der Verren, Nani Van Gerven, Lakmal Jayasinghe, Elizabeth Jayne Wallace, Pratik Raj Singh, Richard George Hambley, Michael Jordan, John Joseph Kilgour
  • Publication number: 20220056517
    Abstract: A system for characterising a target polynucleotide, the system comprising a membrane and a pore complex; wherein the pore complex comprises: (i) a nanopore located in the membrane, and (ii) an auxiliary protein or peptide attached to the nanopore; wherein the nanopore and the auxiliary protein or peptide together form a continuous channel across the membrane, the channel comprising a first constriction region and a second constriction region; wherein the first constriction region is formed by a portion of the nanopore, and wherein the second constriction region is formed by at least a portion of the auxiliary protein or peptide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2019
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Applicants: Oxford Nanopore Technologies Limited, VIB VZW, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Inventors: Han Remaut, Sander Van Der Verren, Nani Van Gerven, Lakmal Nishantha Jayasinghe, Elizabeth Jayne Wallace, Pratik Raj Singh, Richard George Hambley, Michael Robert Jordan, John Joseph Kilgour, Andrew John Heron
  • Publication number: 20220024994
    Abstract: Provided is a method of characterising a polynucleotide using a transmembrane pore, wherein the pore is a double pore comprising a first Csg G pore, or a homologue thereof, and a second CsgG pore, or a homologue thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2018
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Applicants: Oxford Nanopore Technologies Limited, VIB VZW, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Inventors: Lakmal Nishantha Jayasinghe, Elizabeth Jayne Wallace, Pratik Raj Singh, Richard George Hambley, Michael Jordan, Han Remaut
  • Publication number: 20220024985
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel protein pores and their uses in analyte detection and characterisation. The invention particularly relates to an isolated pore complex formed by a CsgG-like pore and a modified CsgF peptide, or a homologue or mutant thereof, thereby incorporating an additional channel constriction or reader head in the nanopore. The invention further relates to a transmembrane pore complex and methods for production of the pore complex and for use in molecular sensing and nucleic acid sequencing applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Applicants: Oxford Nanopore Technologies Limited, VIB VZW, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Inventors: Han Remaut, Sander Egbert Van Der Verren, Nani Van Gerven, Lakmal Nishantha Jayasinghe, Elizabeth Jayne Wallace, Pratik Raj Singh, Richard George Hambley, Michael Robert Jordan, John Joseph Kilgour
  • Publication number: 20210292376
    Abstract: The invention relates to mutant forms of CsgG. The invention also related to analyte detection and characterisation using CsgG.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicants: Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd., VIB VZW, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Inventors: Stefan Howorka, Han Remaut, Lakmal Jayasinghe, Elizabeth Jayne Wallace, James Clarke, Richard George Hambley, Jonathan Bankes Pugh
  • Publication number: 20210284696
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel protein pores and their uses in analyte detection and characterisation. The invention particularly relates to an isolated pore complex formed by a CsgG-like pore and a modified CsgF peptide, or a homologue or mutant thereof, thereby incorporating an additional channel constriction or reader head in the nanopore. The invention further relates to a transmembrane pore complex and methods for production of the pore complex and for use in molecular sensing and nucleic acid sequencing applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicants: Oxford Nanopore Technologies Limited, VIB VZW, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Inventors: Han Remaut, Sander Van Der Verren, Nani Van Gerven, Lakmal Jayasinghe, Elizabeth Jayne Wallace, Pratik Raj Singh, Richard George Hambley, Michael Jordan, John Joseph Kilgour
  • Patent number: 11034734
    Abstract: The invention relates to mutant forms of CsgG. The invention also related to analyte detection and characterisation using CsgG.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignees: Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd., VIB VZW, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Inventors: Stefan Howorka, Han Remaut, Lakmal Jayasinghe, Elizabeth Jayne Wallace, James Anthony Clarke, Richard George Hambley, Jonathan Bankes Pugh
  • Publication number: 20210147490
    Abstract: Provided is a method of characterising a polynucleotide using a transmembrane pore, wherein the pore is a double pore comprising a first Csg G pore, or a homologue thereof, and a second CsgG pore, or a homologue thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2018
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicants: Oxford Nanopore Technologies Limited, VIB VZW, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Inventors: Lakmal Nishantha Jayasinghe, Elizabeth Jayne Wallace, Pratik Raj Singh, Richard George Hambley, Michael Jordan, Han Remaut
  • Publication number: 20210147486
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel protein pores and their uses in analyte detection and characterisation. The invention particularly relates to an isolated pore complex formed by a CsgG-like pore and a modified CsgF peptide, or a homologue or mutant thereof, thereby incorporating an additional channel constriction or reader head in the nanopore. The invention further relates to a transmembrane pore complex and methods for production of the pore complex and for use in molecular sensing and nucleic acid sequencing applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicants: Oxford Nanopore Technologies Limited, VIB VZW, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Inventors: Han Remaut, Sander Egbert Van Der Verren, Nani Van Gerven, Lakmal Nishantha Jayasinghe, Elizabeth Jayne Wallace, Pratik Raj Singh, Richard George Hambley, Michael Robert Jordan, John Joseph Kilgour
  • Publication number: 20210008207
    Abstract: The present invention relates to inhibitors of the interaction between H. pylori IIopQ and a member of the carcinoembryonic antigen-related cell adhesion molecule (CEACAM) family as well as to immunogenic compositions based on H. pylori HopQ. The present invention further relates to the use of the inhibitors and immunogenic compositions for preventing or treating a disease or disorder caused by or associated with H. pylori.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicants: TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITÄT MÜNCHEN, MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FÖRDERUNG DER WISSENSCHAFTEN E.V.
    Inventors: Anahita JAVAHERI, Tobias KRUSE, Markus GERHARD, Bernhard B. SINGER, Daniel HORNBURG, Han REMAUT, Matthias MANN, Felix MEISSNER, Steffen BACKERT
  • Publication number: 20200255501
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of bacterial Surface (S)-layer proteins, in particular to compounds capable of disrupting the bacterial S-Layer, specifically the S-Layer of Bacillus anthracis. More particularly, the invention provides for single domain antibodies for diagnosis and treatment of infection caused by pathogens with an S-Layer, in particular of Bacillus anthracis infection. The invention relates to S-Layer protein binding agents inhibiting bacterial growth and interrupting S-Layer assembly, useful in the treatment of bacterial infection, more specifically treatment of anthrax disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Han Remaut, Antonella Fioravanti
  • Publication number: 20200017556
    Abstract: The invention relates to mutant forms of CsgG. The invention also related to analyte detection and characterisation using CsgG.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicants: Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd., VIB VZW, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Inventors: Stefan Howorka, Han Remaut, Lakmal Jayasinghe, Elizabeth Jayne Wallace, James Anthony Clarke, Richard George Hambley, Jonathan Bankes Pugh
  • Patent number: 10400014
    Abstract: The invention relates to mutant forms of the outer membrane-located lipoprotein CsgG, in particular, modifications at one or more of positions Tyr51; Asn55; and Phe56. The invention also relates to analyte detection and characterisation using said mutant CsgG.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignees: Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd., VIB VZW, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Inventors: Stefan Howorka, Han Remaut, Lakmal Jayasinghe, Elizabeth Jayne Wallace, James Anthony Clarke, Richard George Hambley, Jonathan Bankes Pugh
  • Publication number: 20180148481
    Abstract: The invention relates to mutant forms of CsgG. The invention also relates to analyte detection and characterisation using CsgG.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2015
    Publication date: May 31, 2018
    Applicants: Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd., VIB VZW, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Inventors: Stefan Howorka, Han Remaut, Lakmal Jayasinghe, Elizabeth Jayne Wallace, James Anthony Clarke, Richard George Hambley, Jonathan Bankes Pugh
  • Publication number: 20170283470
    Abstract: The invention relates to mutant forms of the outer membrane located lipoprotein CsgG, in particular, modifications at one or more of positions Tyr51; Asn55; and Phe56. The invention also relates to analyte detection and characterisation using said mutant CsgG.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2015
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Applicants: Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd., VIB VZW, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Inventors: Stefan Howorka, Han Remaut, Lakmal Jayasinghe, Elizabeth Jayne Wallace, James Anthony Clarke, Richard George Hambley, Jonathan Bankes Pugh
  • Publication number: 20160326220
    Abstract: This disclosure relates to the display of proteins and peptides on cellular or non-biotic surfaces in the form of multivalent filamentous polymers. In particular, the disclosure provides for tools and methods for the secretion and functional display of chimeric polypeptides on the surface of cells, in particular, bacterial cells, as well as on foreign substrates, both biological and synthetic. Further envisaged are biotechnological applications using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2014
    Publication date: November 10, 2016
    Inventors: Han Remaut, Nani Van Gerven