Patents by Inventor Inken Prueser

Inken Prueser 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: 11124742
    Abstract: An amino acid sequence may have at least 70% sequence identity to the amino acid sequence identified in SEQ ID No. 1 over its entire length, and (a) an amino acid substitution N130D on the position corresponding to the position 30 based on the numbering according to SEQ ID No. 1, and (b) an amino acid substitution on at least one of the positions corresponding to the positions 101, 133, 144, 224, 252 or 271, in each case based on the numbering according to SEQ ID No. 1. Such proteases are particularly suitable for having an improved cleaning performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Nina Mussmann, Susanne Wieland, Daniela Herbst, Inken Prueser
  • Publication number: 20210163912
    Abstract: An amino acid sequence may have at least 70% sequence identity to the amino acid sequence identified in SEQ ID No. 1 over its entire length, and (a) an amino acid substitution on the position corresponding to the position 271, and (b1) at least one other amino acid substitution for at least one of the positions corresponding to the positions 18, 61, 92, 99, 137, 149, 156, 159, 162, 166, 172, 192, 199, 217, 265, or combinations thereof; and/or (b2) an amino acid substitution on the position corresponding to the position 9, and another amino acid substitution for at least one position corresponding to the positions 29, 48, 101, 130, 31, 133, 144, 217, 224, 252, or combinations thereof. Such proteases are useful for in washing or cleaning agents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Nina MUSSMANN, Susanne WIELAND, Daniela HERBST, Inken PRUESER, Christian DEGERING, Daria STRAUSS, Thorsten EGGERT, Christian LEGGEWIE, Layla FERNANDEZ, Sabine GRIEMERT
  • Publication number: 20210071160
    Abstract: The present disclosure lies in the field of enzyme technology. The present disclosure relates to amylases which may be used in particular with regard to use in detergents and cleaning products, all sufficiently similar amylases with a correspondingly similar sequence according to SEQ ID NO. 1 or SEQ ID NO. 2 and the nucleic acids coding them. The present disclosure further relates to their preparation as well as the method for using these amylases, their use as such and products containing them, in particular detergents and cleaning products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Nina MUSSMANN, Susanne WIELAND, Inken PRUESER, Margret VAN LIER, Christian DEGERING, Ralf G. BERGER, Florian DOERING
  • Patent number: 10865401
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to proteases comprising an amino acid sequence which has at least about 70% sequence identity to the amino acid sequence indicated in SEQ ID NO. 1, over the entire length thereof, and in which the amino acids in the positions corresponding to positions 24, 33, 53, 78, 101, 128 and 217 according to SEQ ID NO. 1 are substituted at 24G, 33T, 53G, 78N, 101N, 128A and 217Q, and to the production and use thereof. Said type of proteases have a very good cleaning performance compared to reference proteases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Daniela Herbst, Timothy O'Connell, Nina Mussmann, Brian Laufs, Ayhan Aydemir, Renee Charlott Eichstaedt, Inken Prueser
  • Patent number: 10767142
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to proteases having an amino acid sequence with at least about 70% sequence identity to the amino acid sequence given in SEQ ID NO:2, over the entire length thereof, and comprising an amino acid substitution at at least one of the positions P9, Q62, D101, N130, G166, N187, 5216, N238 or Q271, based in each case on the numbering according to SEQ ID NO:2. The present disclosure also relates to the production and use thereof. Such proteases exhibit very good stability, in particular storage stability, while at the same time having a good cleaning performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Nina Mussmann, Timothy O'Connell, Daniela Herbst, Inken Prueser, Christian Degering, Sabine Griemert, Thorsten Eggert, Christian Leggewie
  • Publication number: 20200255773
    Abstract: An amino acid sequence may have at least 70% sequence identity to the amino acid sequence identified in SEQ ID No. 1 over its entire length, and (a) an amino acid substitution N130D on the position corresponding to the position 30 based on the numbering according to SEQ ID No. 1, and (b) an amino acid substitution on at least one of the positions corresponding to the positions 101, 133, 144, 224, 252 or 271, in each case based on the numbering according to SEQ ID No. 1. Such proteases are particularly suitable for having an improved cleaning performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Nina MUSSMANN, Susanne WIELAND, Daniela HERBST, Inken PRUESER
  • Publication number: 20200231957
    Abstract: An amino acid sequence may have at least 70% sequence identity to the amino acid sequence identified in SEQ ID No. 1 over its entire length, and (a) amino acid substitutions at the positions corresponding to the positions 9 and 271 in each case based on the numbering according to SEQ ID No. 1, and (b) an amino acid substitution on at least one of the positions corresponding to the positions 29, 48, 101, 30, 131, 133, 144, 224 or 252, in each case based on the numbering according to SEQ ID No. 1. Such proteases are particularly suitable for having an improved cleaning performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Layla FERNANDEZ, Sabine GRIEMERT, Nina MUSSMANN, Susanne WIELAND, Daniela HERBST, Inken PRUESER, Christian DEGERING, Daria STRAUSS, Thorsten EGGERT, Christian LEGGEWIE
  • Publication number: 20200172890
    Abstract: Proteases may include an amino acid sequence which has at least 70% sequence identity with the amino acid sequence given in SEQ ID NO:1 over its entire length and has (i) one or more first amino acid substitutions at positions corresponding to positions 3, 4, 99, 199, or combinations thereof, and (ii) one or more second amino acid substitutions at positions corresponding to positions 9, 21, 42, 44, 105, 112, 113, 131, 137, 139, 141, 145, 159, 168, 176, 177, 182, 193, 198, 204, 205, 206, 210, 212, 230, 234, 250, 253, 255, 259, 267, or combinations thereof based on the numbering according to SEQ ID NO:1, and relates to the preparation and use thereof. Proteases of this kind demonstrate very good stability with good cleaning performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Christian DEGERING, Layla FERNANDEZ, Sabine GRIEMERT, Nina MUSSMANN, Inken PRUESER, Daria STRAUSS, Susanne WIELAND
  • Publication number: 20200172888
    Abstract: Proteases may include an amino acid sequence which has at least 70% sequence identity with the amino acid sequence given in SEQ ID NO:1 over its entire length and has, based on the numbering according to SEQ ID NO:1, (i) two or more first amino acid substitutions at positions corresponding to positions 3, 4, 99, 199, or combinations thereof; and (ii) one or more second amino acid substitutions at positions corresponding to positions 74, 136, 143, 154, 161, 163, 171, 200, 203, 209, 212, 256, or combinations thereof. Proteases of this kind demonstrate very good stability with good cleaning performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Christian DEGERING, Nina MUSSMANN, Inken PRUESER, Susanne WIELAND
  • Publication number: 20200140787
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to proteases having an amino acid sequence with at least about 70% sequence identity to the amino acid sequence given in SEQ ID NO:2, over the entire length thereof, and comprising an amino acid substitution at at least one of the positions P9, Q62, D101, N130, G166, N187, 5216, N238 or Q271, based in each case on the numbering according to SEQ ID NO:2. The present disclosure also relates to the production and use thereof. Such proteases exhibit very good stability, in particular storage stability, while at the same time having a good cleaning performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2017
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Nina Mussmann, Timothy O?Connell, Daniela Herbst, Inken Prueser, Christian Degering, Sabine Griemert, Thorsten Eggert, Christian Leggewie
  • Publication number: 20190127719
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to proteases comprising an amino acid sequence which has at least about 70% sequence identity to the amino acid sequence indicated in SEQ ID NO. 1, over the entire length thereof, and in which the amino acids in the positions corresponding to positions 24, 33, 53, 78, 101, 128 and 217 according to SEQ ID NO. 1 are substituted at 24G, 33T, 53G, 78N, 101N, 128A and 217Q, and to the production and use thereof. Said type of proteases have a very good cleaning performance compared to reference proteases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2017
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Daniela Herbst, Timothy O'Connell, Nina Mussmann, Brian Laufs, Ayhan Aydemir, Renee Charlott Eichstaedt, Inken Prueser
  • Publication number: 20190112552
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to proteases having an amino acid sequence with at least 70% sequence identity to the amino acid sequence given in SEQ ID No. 1, across its whole length, and comprising an amino acid substitution on at least one of the positions P9, Q10, Q62, L82, P86, N130, T141, N187, S236 or T253, relating in each case to the numbering according to SEQ ID No. 1. The present disclosure also relates to the production and use thereof. Said type of proteases have a very good cleaning performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2017
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Nina Mussmann, Timothy O'Connell, Daniela Herbst, Inken Prueser, Christian Degering, Sabine Griemert, Thorsten Eggert, Christian Leggewie
  • Publication number: 20180127687
    Abstract: A laccase is provided herein. The laccase includes an amino acid sequence which is at least about 70% identical to the amino acid sequence indicated in SEQ ID NO. 1, over the entire length thereof. A detergent is also provided herein. The detergent includes the at least one laccase. A method for washing textiles in aqueous solutions is also provided herein. The aqueous solutions include surfactants. The method includes utilizing a solution which includes surfactant and the at least one laccase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Nina Mussmann, Timothy O'Connell, Daniela Herbst, Inken Prueser, Ralf G. Berger, Diana Linke, Christoph Behrens
  • Publication number: 20170349860
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to detergents and cleaning agents comprising at least one protease and at least one organic compound of the formula (I) which acts as a protease inhibitor and therefore is a suitable enzyme stabilizer, and to the use of said compounds as enzyme stabilizers in protease-containing detergents and cleaning agents. The present disclosure also relates to the corresponding washing and cleaning methods and to the use of the detergents and cleaning agents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Timothy O'Connell, Nina Mussmann, Daniela Herbst, Inken Prueser, Thomas Weber
  • Publication number: 20170321163
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to detergents and cleaning agents, comprising at least one protease and at least one organic compound of formula (I), said compound acting as a protease inhibitor and thus being a suitable enzyme stabilizer, and to the use of said compounds as enzyme stabilizers in protease-containing detergents and cleaning agents. The disclosure further relates to the corresponding washing and cleaning methods and to the use of the agents described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Publication date: November 9, 2017
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Timothy O'Connell, Nina Mussmann, Daniela Herbst, Inken Prueser
  • Publication number: 20170267947
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the use of specific laccases as dye transfer-inhibiting active substances during the washing of textiles, and to detergents containing said laccases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2015
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Nina Mussmann, Timothy O'Connell, Thomas Weber, Mareile Job, Hendrik Hellmuth, Michael Strotz, Inken Prueser
  • Publication number: 20170253863
    Abstract: The invention relates to proteases with enhanced water hardness tolerance and to protease-containing washing or cleaning agents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2015
    Publication date: September 7, 2017
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Thomas Weber, Hendrik Hellmuth, Timothy O'Connell, Inken Prueser
  • Publication number: 20160068826
    Abstract: The invention relates to peroxidases having activity for carotenoids and comprising an amino acid sequence that has at least 70% sequence identity to the amino acid sequence specified in SEQ ID NO:1 across its entire length, washing and cleaning agents that contain such peroxidases and the use thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2015
    Publication date: March 10, 2016
    Inventors: Thomas Weber, Marion Merkel, Inken Prueser, Nina Mussmann, Timothy O'Connell, Hendrik Hellmuth, Diana Linke, Ralf G. Berger
  • Patent number: 9163226
    Abstract: Phosphonate-containing liquid washing or cleaning agent exhibiting advantageous proteolytic activity and improved storage stability comprising a protease having an amino acid sequence which is at least 80% identical to the amino acid sequence stated in SEQ ID NO. 1 and which comprises in position 99 in the numbering according to SEQ ID NO. 1 the amino acid glutamic acid (E) or aspartic acid (D) or the amino acid asparagine (N) or glutamine (Q) or the amino acid alanine (A) or glycine (G) or serine (S).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Susanne Wieland, Petra Siegert, Astrid Spitz, Karl-Heinz Maurer, Timothy O'Connell, Inken Prueser, Marc-Steffen Schiedel, Thomas Eiting, Dorota Sendor-Mueller, Thorsten Bastigkeit, Konstantin Benda, Sven Mueller
  • Publication number: 20120238005
    Abstract: Phosphonate-containing liquid washing or cleaning agent exhibiting advantageous proteolytic activity and improved storage stability comprising a protease having an amino acid sequence which is at least 80% identical to the amino acid sequence stated in SEQ ID NO. 1 and which comprises in position 99 in the numbering according to SEQ ID NO. 1 the amino acid glutamic acid (E) or aspartic acid (D) or the amino acid asparagine (N) or glutamine (Q) or the amino acid alanine (A) or glycine (G) or serine (S).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2012
    Publication date: September 20, 2012
    Inventors: SUSANNE WIELAND, Petra Siegert, Astrid Spitz, Karl-Heinz Maurer, Timothy O'Connell, Inken Prueser, Marc-Steffen Schiedel, Thomas Eiting, Dorota Sendor-Mueller, Thorsten Bastigkeit, Konstantin Benda, Sven Mueller