Patents by Inventor Jerry Kuner

Jerry Kuner 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: 20220042028
    Abstract: The invention provides recombinant host organisms genetically modified with a polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) synthase system and one or more accessory proteins that allow for and/or improve the production of PUFAs in the host organism. The present invention also relates to methods of making and using such organisms as well as products obtained from such organisms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2021
    Publication date: February 10, 2022
    Inventors: Terence A. Walsh, Daniel Gachotte, Ann Owens Merlo, Dayakar Reddy Pareddy, James Metz, Scott Bevan, Jerry Kuner
  • Patent number: 11236351
    Abstract: The invention provides recombinant host organisms genetically modified with a polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) synthase system and one or more accessory proteins that allow for and/or improve the production of PUFAs in the host organism. The present invention also relates to methods of making and using such organisms as well as products obtained from such organisms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignees: Dow AgroSciences LLC, DSM IP Assets B.V.
    Inventors: Terence A. Walsh, Daniel Gachotte, Ann Owens Merlo, Dayakar Reddy Pareddy, James Metz, Scott Bevan, Jerry Kuner, Paul Gordon Roessler
  • Patent number: 11168332
    Abstract: The invention provides recombinant host organisms (e.g., plants) genetically modified with a polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) synthase system and one or more accessory proteins (e.g., PPTase and/or ACoAS) that allow for and/or improve the production of PUFAs in the host organism. The present invention also relates to methods of making and using such organisms (e.g., to obtain PUFAs) as well as products obtained from such organisms (e.g., oil and/or seed).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Inventors: Terence A. Walsh, Daniel Gachotte, Ann Owens Merlo, Paul Gordon Roessler, James Metz, Scott Bevan, Jerry Kuner
  • Patent number: 11053511
    Abstract: The invention provides recombinant host organisms genetically modified with a polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) synthase system and one or more accessory proteins that allow for and/or improve the production of PUFAs in the host organism. The present invention also relates to methods of making and using such organisms as well as products obtained from such organisms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignees: Dow AgroSciences LLC, DSM IP Assets B.V.
    Inventors: Terence A. Walsh, Daniel Gachotte, Ann Owens Merlo, Dayakar Reddy Pareddy, James Metz, Scott Bevan, Jerry Kuner
  • Publication number: 20200362361
    Abstract: The invention provides recombinant host organisms (e.g., plants) genetically modified with a polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) synthase system and one or more accessory proteins (e.g., PPTase and/or ACoAS) that allow for and/or improve the production of PUFAs in the host organism. The present invention also relates to methods of making and using such organisms (e.g., to obtain PUFAs) as well as products obtained from such organisms (e.g., oil and/or seed).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Terence A. Walsh, Daniel Gachotte, Ann Owens Merlo, Paul Gordon Roessler, James Metz, Scott Bevan, Jerry Kuner
  • Patent number: 10669554
    Abstract: The invention provides recombinant host organisms (e.g., plants) genetically modified with a polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) synthase system and one or more accessory proteins (e.g., PPTase and/or ACoAS) that allow for and/or improve the production of PUFAs in the host organism. The present invention also relates to methods of making and using such organisms (e.g., to obtain PUFAs) as well as products obtained from such organisms (e.g., oil and/or seed).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignees: Dow AgroSciences LLC, DSM IP ASSETS B.V.
    Inventors: Terence A. Walsh, Daniel Gachotte, Ann Owens Merlo, Paul Gordon Roessler, James Metz, Scott Bevan, Jerry Kuner
  • Publication number: 20190010510
    Abstract: The invention provides recombinant host organisms (e.g., plants) genetically modified with a polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) synthase system and one or more accessory proteins (e.g., PPTase and/or ACoAS) that allow for and/or improve the production of PUFAs in the host organism. The present invention also relates to methods of making and using such organisms (e.g., to obtain PUFAs) as well as products obtained from such organisms (e.g., oil and/or seed).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Inventors: Terence A WALSH, Daniel Gachotte, Ann Owens Merlo, Paul G. Roessler, James Metz, Scott Bevan, Jerry Kuner
  • Publication number: 20180310512
    Abstract: The invention provides recombinant host organisms genetically modified with a polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) synthase system and one or more accessory proteins that allow for and/or improve the production of PUFAs in the host organism. The present invention also relates to methods of making and using such organisms as well as products obtained from such organisms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2015
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Inventors: Terence A. Walsh, Daniel Gachotte, Ann Owens Merlo, Dayakar Reddy Pareddy, James Metz, Scott Bevan, Jerry Kuner
  • Publication number: 20180135066
    Abstract: The invention provides recombinant host organisms genetically modified with a polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) synthase system and one or more accessory proteins that allow for and/or improve the production of PUFAs in the host organism. The present invention also relates to methods of making and using such organisms as well as products obtained from such organisms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2012
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Applicants: DSM IP ASSETS B.V., DOW AGROSCIENCES LLC
    Inventors: Terence A. Walsh, Daniel Gachotte, Ann Owens Merlo, Dayakar Reddy Pareddy, James Metz, Scott Bevan, Jerry Kuner
  • Publication number: 20180073036
    Abstract: The invention provides recombinant host organisms (e.g., plants) genetically modified with a polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) synthase system and one or more accessory proteins (e.g., PPTase and/or ACoAS) that allow for and/or improve the production of PUFAs in the host organism. The present invention also relates to methods of making and using such organisms (e.g., to obtain PUFAs) as well as products obtained from such organisms (e.g.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Inventors: Terence A. Walsh, Daniel Gachotte, Ann Owens Merlo, Dayakar Reddy Pareddy, James Metz, Scott Bevan, Jerry Kuner
  • Publication number: 20150320003
    Abstract: The invention provides recombinant host organisms genetically modified with a polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) synthase system and one or more accessory proteins that allow for and/or improve the production of PUFAs in the host organism. The present invention also relates to methods of making and using such organisms as well as products obtained from such organisms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2015
    Publication date: November 12, 2015
    Inventors: Terence A. Walsh, Daniel Gachotte, Ann Owens Merlo, Dayakar Reddy Pareddy, James Metz, Scott Bevan, Jerry Kuner
  • Publication number: 20140359900
    Abstract: The invention provides recombinant host organisms genetically modified with a polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) synthase system and one or more accessory proteins that allow for and/or improve the production of PUFAs in the host organism. The present invention also relates to methods of making and using such organisms as well as products obtained from such organisms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2012
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Applicants: DSM IP ASSETS B.V., DOW AGROSCIENCES LLC
    Inventors: Terence A. Walsh, Daniel Gachotte, Ann Owens Merlo, Dayakar Reddy Pareddy, James Metz, Scott Bevan, Jerry Kuner
  • Publication number: 20100330039
    Abstract: Disclosed are a fatty acid synthase (FAS) from Schizochytrium, biologically active fragments and homologues thereof, a nucleic acid sequence encoding such FAS, fragments and homologues thereof, the gene encoding Schizochytrium FAS, host cells and organisms that recombinantly express the FAS, host cells and organisms in which the expression and/or activity of the endogenous FAS has been attenuated, and various methods for making and using any of these proteins, nucleic acid molecules, genes, host cells or organisms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2010
    Publication date: December 30, 2010
    Applicant: Martek Biosciences Corporation
    Inventors: James G. METZ, Craig A. WEAVER, Jerry KUNER
  • Patent number: 7820407
    Abstract: Disclosed are a fatty acid synthase (FAS) from Schizochytrium, biologically active fragments and homologues thereof, a nucleic acid sequence encoding such FAS, fragments and homologues thereof, the gene encoding Schizochytrium FAS, host cells and organisms that recombinantly express the FAS, host cells and organisms in which the expression and/or activity of the endogenous FAS has been attenuated, and various methods for making and using any of these proteins, nucleic acid molecules, genes, host cells or organisms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2010
    Assignee: Martek Biosciences Corporation
    Inventors: James G. Metz, Craig A. Weaver, Jerry Kuner
  • Patent number: 7700320
    Abstract: Disclosed are a fatty acid synthase (FAS) from Schizochytrium, biologically active fragments and homologues thereof, a nucleic acid sequence encoding such FAS, fragments and homologues thereof, the gene encoding Schizochytrium FAS, host cells and organisms that recombinantly express the FAS, host cells and organisms in which the expression and/or activity of the endogenous FAS has been attenuated, and various methods for making and using any of these proteins, nucleic acid molecules, genes, host cells or organisms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2010
    Assignee: Martek Biosciences Corporation
    Inventors: James G. Metz, Craig A. Weaver, Jerry Kuner
  • Publication number: 20090229015
    Abstract: Disclosed are a fatty acid synthase (FAS) from Schizochytrium, biologically active fragments and homologues thereof, a nucleic acid sequence encoding such FAS, fragments and homologues thereof, the gene encoding Schizochytrium FAS, host cells and organisms that recombinantly express the FAS, host cells and organisms in which the expression and/or activity of the endogenous FAS has been attenuated, and various methods for making and using any of these proteins, nucleic acid molecules, genes, host cells or organisms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2009
    Publication date: September 10, 2009
    Applicant: MARTEK BIOSCIENCES CORPORATION
    Inventors: James G. Metz, Craig A. Weaver, Jerry Kuner
  • Publication number: 20080044867
    Abstract: The invention generally relates to polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) polyketide synthase (PKS) systems isolated from or derived from non-bacterial organisms, to homologues thereof, to isolated nucleic acid molecules and recombinant nucleic acid molecules encoding biologically active domains of such a PUFA PKS system, to genetically modified organisms comprising PUFA PKS systems, to methods of making and using such systems for the production of bioactive molecules of interest, and to novel methods for identifying new bacterial and non-bacterial microorganisms having such a PUFA PKS system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2007
    Publication date: February 21, 2008
    Applicant: MARTEK BIOSCIENCES CORPORATION
    Inventors: James Metz, James Flatt, Jerry Kuner, William Barclay
  • Publication number: 20080038790
    Abstract: The invention generally relates to polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) polyketide synthase (PKS) systems isolated from or derived from non-bacterial organisms, to homologues thereof, to isolated nucleic acid molecules and recombinant nucleic acid molecules encoding biologically active domains of such a PUFA PKS system, to genetically modified organisms comprising PUFA PKS systems, to methods of making and using such systems for the production of bioactive molecules of interest, and to novel methods for identifying new bacterial and non-bacterial microorganisms having such a PUFA PKS system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2007
    Publication date: February 14, 2008
    Applicant: MARTEK BIOSCIENCES CORPORATION
    Inventors: James Metz, James Flatt, Jerry Kuner, William Barclay
  • Publication number: 20080038378
    Abstract: The invention generally relates to polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) polyketide synthase (PKS) systems isolated from or derived from non-bacterial organisms, to homologues thereof, to isolated nucleic acid molecules and recombinant nucleic acid molecules encoding biologically active domains of such a PUFA PKS system, to genetically modified organisms comprising PUFA PKS systems, to methods of making and using such systems for the production of bioactive molecules of interest, and to novel methods for identifying new bacterial and non-bacterial microorganisms having such a PUFA PKS system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2007
    Publication date: February 14, 2008
    Applicant: MARTEK BIOSCIENCES CORPORATION
    Inventors: James Metz, James Flatt, Jerry Kuner, William Barclay
  • Publication number: 20080038791
    Abstract: The invention generally relates to polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) polyketide synthase (PKS) systems isolated from or derived from non-bacterial organisms, to homologues thereof, to isolated nucleic acid molecules and recombinant nucleic acid molecules encoding biologically active domains of such a PUFA PKS system, to genetically modified organisms comprising PUFA PKS systems, to methods of making and using such systems for the production of bioactive molecules of interest, and to novel methods for identifying new bacterial and non-bacterial microorganisms having such a PUFA PKS system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2007
    Publication date: February 14, 2008
    Applicant: MARTEK BIOSCIENCES CORPORATION
    Inventors: James Metz, James Flatt, Jerry Kuner, William Barclay