Patents by Inventor Mary Ann Stringer

Mary Ann Stringer 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: 20190233862
    Abstract: The present invention provides an improved process of treating crop kernels to provide a starch product of high quality suitable for conversion of starch into mono- and oligosaccharides, ethanol, sweeteners. The present invention also provides polypeptides having GH10 xylanase activity, polypeptides having GH62 arabinofuranosidase activity and the uses thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2017
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Yi Cao, Yu Zhang, Bernardo Vidal Jr., Randall Scott Deinhammer, Mary Ann Stringer, Ye Liu, Purna Venkatesh, Cui Liu
  • Publication number: 20190055528
    Abstract: The present invention relates to new polypeptides, nucleotides encoding the polypeptide, as well as methods of producing the polypeptides. The present invention also relates to detergent composition comprising polypeptides, a laundering method and the use of polypeptides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2016
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Klaus Gori, Henrik Marcus Geertz-Hansen, Jesper Salomon, Thomas Holberg Blicher, Mary Ann Stringer, Nikolaj Spodsberg, Tianqi Sun, Morten Gjermansen
  • Publication number: 20180273927
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having protease activity and isolated nucleic acid sequences encoding the proteases. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells, including plant and animal cells, comprising the nucleic acid sequences, as well as methods for producing and using the proteases, in particular the use of the proteases in animal feed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Mary Ann Stringer, Tine Hoff, Peter Rahbek Oestergaard, Katrine Fruergaard Pontoppidan
  • Publication number: 20180187175
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polypeptides, nucleotides encoding the polypeptide, as well as methods of producing the polypeptides. The present invention also relates to detergent composition comprising polypeptides, a laundering method and the use of polypeptides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2016
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Morten Gjermansen, Klaus Gori, Henrik Marcus Geertz-Hansen, Jesper Salomon, Mary Ann Stringer, Thomas Holberg Blicher, Nikolaj Spodsberg
  • Publication number: 20180030428
    Abstract: The present invention relates to asparaginase variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants. The invention further relates to a process of producing a fermentation product, comprising: liquefying a starch-containing material to dextrins with an alpha-amylase in the presence of an asparaginase of the invention; saccharifying the dextrins to a sugar with a glucoamylase; and fermenting the sugar using a fermenting organism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Tomoko Matsui, Aki Tomiki, Allan Svendsen, Hanne Vang Hendriksen, Mary Ann Stringer, Keiichi Ayabe
  • Publication number: 20170342394
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having protease activity and isolated nucleic acid sequences encoding the proteases. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells, including plant and animal cells, comprising the nucleic acid sequences, as well as methods for producing and using the proteases, in particular the use of the proteases in animal feed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2017
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Mary Ann Stringer, Tine Hoff, Peter Rahbek Oestergaard, Katrine Fruergaard Pontoppidan
  • Patent number: 9828595
    Abstract: The present invention relates to asparaginase variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants. The invention further relates to a process of producing a fermentation product, comprising: liquefying a starch-containing material to dextrins with an alpha-amylase in the presence of an asparaginase of the invention; saccharifying the dextrins to a sugar with a glucoamylase; and fermenting the sugar using a fermenting organism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Tomoko Matsui, Aki Tomiki, Allan Svendsen, Hanne Vang Hendriksen, Mary Ann Stringer, Keiichi Ayabe
  • Publication number: 20170335302
    Abstract: Compositions comprising polypeptides having xylanase activity and polypeptides having arabinofuranosidase activity for use in e.g. animal feed. Polypeptides having arabinofuranosidase activity, polypeptides having xylanase activity and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. Nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Publication date: November 23, 2017
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Wei Peng, Ninfa Rangel Pedersen, Dan Pettersson, Jens Magnus Ekloff, Soren Nymand-Grarup, Lorena G. Palmen, Rune Nygaard Monrad, Nikolaj Spodsberg, Mary Ann Stringer, Charlotte Blom, Lars Kiemer, Kristian Bertel Romer M. Krogh, Jesper Salomon
  • Patent number: 9771570
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having protease activity and isolated nucleic acid sequences encoding the proteases. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells, including plant and animal cells, comprising the nucleic acid sequences, as well as methods for producing and using the proteases, in particular the use of the proteases in animal feed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Mary Ann Stringer, Tine Hoff, Peter Rahbek Oestergaard, Katrine Pontoppidan
  • Publication number: 20170037389
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having cellobiohydrolase activity, catalytic domains, and cellulose binding domains and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides, catalytic domains, and cellulose binding domains. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides, catalytic domains, or cellulose binding domains.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2016
    Publication date: February 9, 2017
    Applicants: NOVOZYMES A/S, NOVOZYMES, INC.
    Inventors: Mary Ann Stringer, Brett McBrayer
  • Patent number: 9506048
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having cellobiohydrolase activity, catalytic domains, and cellulose binding domains and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides, catalytic domains, and cellulose binding domains. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides, catalytic domains, or cellulose binding domains.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignees: Novozymes, Inc., Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Mary Ann Stringer, Brett McBrayer
  • Patent number: 9481873
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having ferulic acid esterase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Christel Thea Joergensen, Mary Ann Stringer, Eva Holm Hansen, Dominique Aubert Skovlund, Kristian Bertel Roemer Moerkeberg Krogh
  • Publication number: 20160208301
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polypeptides having xylanase activity and catalytic domains and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides and catalytic domains. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides and catalytic domains.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Publication date: July 21, 2016
    Inventors: Mary Ann Stringer, Nikolaj Spodsberg, Kristian Bertel Roemer M. Krogh, Peter Biely
  • Publication number: 20150259662
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having protease activity and isolated nucleic acid sequences encoding the proteases. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells, including plant and animal cells, comprising the nucleic acid sequences, as well as methods for producing and using the proteases, in particular the use of the proteases in animal feed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2013
    Publication date: September 17, 2015
    Inventors: Mary Ann Stringer, Tine Hoff, Peter Rahbek Oestergaard, Katrine Fruergaard Pontoppidan
  • Publication number: 20150210995
    Abstract: The present invention relates to asparaginase variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants. The further relates to a process of producing a fermentation product, comprising: liquefying a starch-containing material to dextrins with an alpha-amylase in the presence of an asparaginase of the invention; saccharifying the dextrins to a sugar with a glucoamylase; and fermenting the sugar using a fermenting organism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2013
    Publication date: July 30, 2015
    Inventors: Tomoko Matsui, Aki Tomiki, Allan Svendsen, Hanne Vang Hendriksen, Mary Ann Stringer, Keiichi Ayabe
  • Publication number: 20140314908
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for production of cooked vegetable food materials having reduced levels of acrylamide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2014
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Inventors: Hanne Vang Hendriksen, Mary Ann Stringer, Steffen Ernst, Hans Peter Heldt-Hansen, Richard Gerard Schafermeyer, Patrick Joseph Corrigan
  • Patent number: 8859023
    Abstract: The formation of acrylamide during heat treatment in the production of a food product is reduced by treating the raw material with an enzyme before the heat treatment. The enzyme is capable of reacting on asparagine or glutamine (optionally substituted) as a substrate or is a laccase or a peroxidase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Gitte Budolfsen, Morten Tovborg Jensen, Hans Peter Heldt-Hansen, Mary Ann Stringer
  • Publication number: 20140065671
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having cellobiohydrolase activity, catalytic domains, and cellulose binding domains and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides, catalytic domains, and cellulose binding domains. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides, catalytic domains, or cellulose binding domains.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2012
    Publication date: March 6, 2014
    Applicants: Novozymes, Inc., Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Mary Ann Stringer, Brett McBrayer
  • Publication number: 20130236598
    Abstract: The formation of acrylamide during heat treatment in the production of a food product is reduced by treating the raw material with an enzyme before the heat treatment. The enzyme is capable of reacting on asparagine or glutamine (optionally substituted) as a substrate or is a laccase or a peroxidase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2013
    Publication date: September 12, 2013
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Gitte Budolfsen, Morten Tovborg Jensen, Hans Peter Heldt-Hansen, Mary Ann Stringer, Lene Lange
  • Patent number: 8507246
    Abstract: The formation of acrylamide during heat treatment in the production of a food product is reduced by treating the raw material with an enzyme before the heat treatment. The enzyme is capable of reacting on asparagine or glutamine (optionally substituted) as a substrate or is a laccase or a peroxidase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2013
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Gitte Budolfsen, Morten Tovborg Jensen, Hans Peter Heldt-Hansen, Mary Ann Stringer