Koichi Yamaguchi 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).
Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a method for selecting a cell strain in which reduction of a recombinant protein is suppressed. The present invention relates to a method for selecting a cell, comprising a first step: measuring the expression level of a gene in a cell, the gene being at least one gene selected from genes comprising any one of the base sequences represented by SEQ ID NOS: 1 to 16 or orthologous genes thereof; and a second step: comparing the expression level of the gene measured in the first step with a control value of the expression level of the gene in a control cell, and evaluating the expression level capable of suppressing reduction of a recombinant protein based on a difference therebetween.
Abstract: A management method manages devices in a home includes, receiving operation information on one of the devices when an operation is performed for the one of the devices, specifying times at which the operation was performed, in accordance with the information, and receiving, whenever a state is entered when no one is expected to be home, time information when the state has been entered. Specifying in-home-absence times at which a state has been entered when no one is expected to be home, according to the time information, for each of the devices, calculating time differences for the specified operation times, and for each of the devices, specifying the performed operation as a first behavior of the person correlated to a behavior before the person leaves home, when variation of the calculated time differences of the corresponding one of the devices is equal to or lower than a threshold.
Abstract: A blade included in an impeller is formed so that, when viewed in a vertical cross-sectional view of the blade, a pressure surface of the blade and a suction surface of the blade opposite to the pressure surface are curved more in the direction in which the impeller rotates, in their areas farther from the axis of rotation of the impeller and closer to the exterior of the blade, and are arched so that a portion near the center of the blade is most distant from a straight line connecting the inner end and the outer end of the blade, the pressure surface and the suction surface form a curved surface including at least one circular arc, and a straight portion of the blade is formed to be connected to the curved surface on its one side, and extend toward the inner end of the blade on its other side.
Abstract: One embodiment of this invention has a first electrode, a first light emitting layer, and a second electrode, in which the first light emitting layer has a first host material and a first dopant material, a lowest triplet excitation energy of the first host material is higher than a lowest triplet excitation energy of the first dopant material, and, when a weight of the first light emitting layer is set to 100 wt %, a concentration of the first dopant material is 0.3 wt % or less.
Abstract: A machining method and coupling structure for a fiber reinforced plastic structure member (1) obtained by narrowing an end of the member (1). Also included are a reinforcing member (4) which inhibits expansion by adhering to the outer circumference of the narrowed portion of the fiber reinforced plastic structure member, a locking member (2) which is provided with a through-hole (2a) in an axial direction and which fits into a narrowed portion (1a) of the fiber reinforced plastic structure member 1, a coupling anchoring member (3) which is provided with a rotation stop on the side thereof, and a spacer (5) which restricts only a rotation of the coupling anchoring member (3) and which is attached between a member (7) to be coupled and an end of the fiber reinforced plastic structure member (1) by passing the coupling anchoring member (3) through so as to slide in the axial direction.
Abstract: This invention relates to a method for producing a protein of interest, comprising introducing a protein expression vector which comprises a gene fragment a gene fragment comprising a DNA encoding a protein of interest and a selectable marker gene and transposon sequences at both terminals of the gene fragment, into a suspension mammalian cell; integrating the gene fragment inserted between a pair of the transposon sequences, into a chromosome of the mammalian cell to obtain a mammalian cell capable of expressing the protein of interest; and suspension-culturing the mammalian cell; and a suspension mammalian cell capable of expressing the protein of interest.
June 30, 2017
Date of Patent:
July 23, 2019
KYOWA HAKKO KIRIN CO., LTD, Inter-University Research Institute Corporation Research Organization of Information and Systems
Abstract: A mobile terminal is provided with a housing having a rectangular shape in a plan view of the housing defined by two short sides along a lateral direction and two long sides along a longitudinal direction. A camera, a battery, and a circuit board are included in the housing. A wireless charging coil is arranged in the housing and includes a winding portion and two leg portions. A sheet is arranged in the housing. The sheet has a rectangular shape including four edges and four corner portions, wherein each pair of adjacent edges forms a virtual corner, each corner portion is receded inwardly from its corresponding virtual corner by a receding distance, and one of four receding distances is greater than other three of the four receding distances.
Abstract: This power supply unit includes: an AC path from an input end to an output end; a first voltage sensor configured to detect an input voltage at the input end; a second voltage sensor configured to detect an output voltage at the output end; a bidirectional inverter connected to the AC path; a storage battery connected to the AC path via the bidirectional inverter; an AC switch provided between the input end and a point at which the bidirectional inverter is connected to the AC path; and a control unit configured such that, in a state in which the AC switch is controlled to be opened, if current conduction via the AC switch is detected on the basis of an operation state of the bidirectional inverter, the input voltage, and the output voltage, the control unit determines that the AC switch has failed, and stops the bidirectional inverter.
Abstract: A battery protection circuit for protecting a secondary battery, the battery protection circuit not having a CPU, includes a non-volatile memory into which characteristics data determining protective characteristics of the battery protection circuit are writable; and a protection operation circuit which performs a protection operation of the secondary battery based on the characteristics data read out of the non-volatile memory.
Abstract: An image capture device is mounted in a vehicle. The image capture device includes: an image capture unit; and a setting unit that sets an image capture condition for each region of the image capture unit each having a plurality of pixels, or for each pixel, based upon at least one of a state exterior to the vehicle and a state of the vehicle.
Abstract: For accurate housing of an object to be packed even in an unfixed box body, a packing apparatus includes a movable unit and a force detection part provided in the movable unit and houses an object to be packed in a box body formed from a packing material based on an output value of the force detection part.
Abstract: There is provided a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device, which includes: supplying a raw material for polymerization to a porous low dielectric constant film formed on a substrate for manufacturing a semiconductor device, and filling holes formed in the porous low dielectric constant film with a polymer having a urea bond; subsequently, forming a pattern mask for etching on a surface of the porous low dielectric constant film; subsequently, etching the porous low dielectric constant film; subsequently, removing the pattern mask; and heating the substrate to depolymerize the polymer.
Abstract: A semiconductor device manufacturing method of forming a trench and a via in a porous low dielectric constant film formed on a substrate as an interlayer insulating film, includes: embedding a polymer having a urea bond in pores of the porous low dielectric constant film by supplying a raw material for polymerization to the porous low dielectric constant film; forming the via by etching the porous low dielectric constant film; subsequently, embedding a protective filling material made of an organic substance in the via; subsequently, forming the trench by etching the porous low dielectric constant film; subsequently, removing the protective filling material; and after the forming a trench, removing the polymer from the pores of the porous low dielectric constant film by heating the substrate to depolymerize the polymer, wherein the embedding a polymer having a urea bond in pores is performed before the forming a trench.
Abstract: The progress of a game while a change in gaming media placed in a betting area of a gaming table is left uncollected is prevented. A gaming table system includes a gaming table including a betting area in which gaming media are placed and an antenna member configured to read a value of the gaming media placed in the betting area by wireless communication and a control unit configured to execute a scanning process of obtaining the total value of the gaming media in the betting area by controlling the antenna member. The control unit fixes a first bet amount by executing the scanning process at a timing to fix the bet and fixes a second bet amount by executing the scanning process again at a predetermined timing, and the control unit repeats the scanning process until these amounts become identical.
Abstract: An electronic component comprising a coil component having an element body containing ceramic, a coil disposed in the element body, and an external electrode disposed in the element body and electrically connected to the coil; and a mold resin sealing the coil component. The electronic component further comprises an electrode film in contact with an outer surface of the mold resin; and a connection conductor disposed in the mold resin and electrically connecting the external electrode and the electrode film.
Abstract: A mobile terminal is provided with a housing, a circuit board included in the housing and having a thickness direction normal to a plane of the circuit board, a battery pack included in the housing, and a non-contact charging module included in the housing. The non-contact charging module includes a charging coil formed of a wound conducting wire; a communication coil arranged adjacent to the charging coil; and a magnetic sheet on which the charging coil and the communication coil are arranged. The magnetic sheet has four edges that collectively define a rectangular profile of the magnetic sheet, and at most three pairs of adjacent edges respectively meet to form at most three corners. At least a portion of the non-contact charging module overlaps with the circuit board as viewed in the thickness direction of the circuit board.
Abstract: A state management unit (210) identifies a state of an operational system, and determines presence or absence of a state transition of the operational system based on the identified state. In a case where there has been a state transition of the operational system, the state management unit determines, with use of a state transition scenario indicating a transition pattern of state transition, whether the state transition of the operational system matches the transition pattern indicated in the state transition scenario. If the state transition of the operational system does not match the transition pattern, an alert output unit (293) outputs an alert. If the state transition of the operational system matches the transition pattern, a whitelist management unit (220) switches whitelists, and an intrusion detection unit (230) performs whitelist-type intrusion detection.
Abstract: A laminated ceramic electronic component provided with a component main body formed by alternatively laminating multiple dielectric ceramic layers and multiple internal electrode layers, and external electrodes disposed on the end faces where the internal electrode layers of the component main body are exposed, wherein at least a part of the multiple internal electrode layers exposed on the end faces of the component main body are provided with end-face electrode portions that connect the adjacent internal electrode layers, the connecting portions are present between the end-face electrode portions and the dielectric ceramic layers that contact with the end-face electrode portions, and the external electrodes are disposed so that the end-face electrode portions are covered.
Abstract: A laminated ceramic electronic component with a cuboid-shaped element main body having a first main face and a second main face elongating along the length direction and the width direction, a first side face and a second side face elongating along the length direction and the height direction, and a first end face and a second end face elongating along the width direction and the height direction; and a pair of internal electrode layers opposite to each other in the height direction inside the element main body with a dielectric layer interposed therebetween in such a manner that they are exposed at the first end face or the second end face, wherein the thickness of the dielectric layer becomes larger from central portion to the first side face and the second side face.
Abstract: A flexible inductor includes a coil substrate having a first spiral conductor formed in or on a bottom surface, a first magnetic sheet laminated on a top surface of the coil substrate, and a second magnetic sheet laminated on the bottom surface of the coil substrate. The flexible inductor includes a plurality of outer electrodes including a first outer electrode and a second outer electrode that are disposed in a peripheral portion of the bottom surface of the coil substrate, and cutout portions each formed in an area between the first spiral conductor and each of the outer electrodes so as to penetrate through the coil substrate. The first outer electrode is electrically connected to an outermost end portion of the first spiral conductor. The second outer electrode is electrically connected to an innermost end portion of the first spiral conductor.