Patents by Inventor Hiromasa Kanoh

Hiromasa Kanoh 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: 5468631
    Abstract: The present invention succeeds in isolating a gene encoding an enzyme having an FMN reducing activity and a nitroreductase activity derived from luminous bacteria Vibrio fischeri (ATCC 7744), elucidating its primary structure, and producing Escherichia coli which can express the gene in large quantities. That is, the present invention provides a gene encoding an enzyme having the flavin reducing activity and the nitro-reductase activity, an enzyme produced therefrom, a recombinant vector containing the gene, and bacteria containing the recombinant vector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 1995
    Date of Patent: November 21, 1995
    Assignee: Chisso Corporation
    Inventors: Shuhei Zenno, Satoshi Inouye, Hiromasa Kanoh, Kaoru Saigo