Patents by Inventor Kee-Yeon KUM

Kee-Yeon KUM 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: 10821065
    Abstract: The present invention relates to: a composition for inhibiting biofilms, containing, as an active ingredient, a peptide derived from human ?-defensin-3; and a method for inhibiting biofilms by using the composition. The peptide according to the present invention inhibits bacterial biofilms even when used alone and exhibits a remarkably increased biofilm inhibitory effect when used in combination with a conventional dental therapeutic agent, and has an effect of preventing a tooth discoloration side effect caused by a conventional dental therapeutic agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignees: SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY R&DB FOUNDATION, NIBEC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung Hyun Han, Kee-Yeon Kum, Ki Bum Ahn, Ok-Jin Park, Chong-Pyoung Chung, Yoon Jeong Park, Jue-Yeon Lee
  • Publication number: 20200113801
    Abstract: The present invention relates to: a composition for inhibiting biofilms, containing, as an active ingredient, a peptide derived from human ?-defensin-3; and a method for inhibiting biofilms by using the composition. The peptide according to the present invention inhibits bacterial biofilms even when used alone and exhibits a remarkably increased biofilm inhibitory effect when used in combination with a conventional dental therapeutic agent, and has an effect of preventing a tooth discoloration side effect caused by a conventional dental therapeutic agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Seung Hyun HAN, Kee-Yeon KUM, Ki Bum AHN, Ok-Jin PARK, Chong-Pyoung CHUNG, Yoon Jeong PARK, Jue-Yeon LEE