Patents by Inventor Kristopher K. Abney

Kristopher K. Abney 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: 11104926
    Abstract: Provided are N,N?-diacyl rhodamine compounds, which may be converted to rhodamine by porcine liver esterase (PLE) to produce a fluorescence signal. These compounds may be used, for example, as substrates in enzymatic assays or as labels in cellular imaging.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignees: Vanderbilt University, Meharry Medical College
    Inventors: Gary A. Sulikowski, Kristopher K. Abney, Susan J. Ramos-Hunter, Ian M. Romaine, Charles David Weaver