Patents by Inventor Noriko Tsuji

Noriko Tsuji 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: 20220148052
    Abstract: An information processing device according to one aspect includes: a storage unit configured to store, for each of a plurality of areas in which a vehicle is allowed to be parked, fee data associated with fee information, the fee information being information on a parking fee; and a control unit configured to acquire vehicle data sent from a first vehicle, and calculate a parking fee corresponding to the first vehicle based on the vehicle data and the fee data when the first vehicle is parked in any of the areas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toyokazu NAKASHIMA, Makoto TAMURA, Yusuke MITOMA, Kosuke KOTAKE, Junko KATOH, Noriko KOREYASU, Hiromi TONEGAWA, Aiko FUJII, Yuutarou MIYASHITA, Keiko TSUJI
  • Publication number: 20190099456
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a composition for promoting interferon ? production, which contains an active ingredient exhibiting an effect of promoting interferon ? production with respect to BDCA3 DC, and a production method therefor. The present invention relates to (1) a composition for promoting interferon ? production, which contains a bacterial cell, a bacterial component, or a culture of lactic acid bacteria capable of being cultured under stress conditions, as an active ingredient, and (2) a method for producing a composition for promoting interferon ? production, which includes culturing lactic acid bacteria capable of being cultured under stress conditions so as to obtain a bacterial cell, a bacterial component, or a culture of the lactic acid bacteria.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2017
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Applicants: KIKKOMAN CORPORATION, NATIONAL CENTER FOR GLOBAL HEALTH AND MEDICINE, NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Sachiyo YOSHIO, Tatsuya KANTO, Tadaomi KAWASHIMA, Naho IKARI, Noriko TSUJI
  • Patent number: 8765115
    Abstract: Providing a new method of treating inflammatory gastrointestinal disorders and a food product for the prevention or improvement of inflammatory gastrointestinal disorders. Prevention or treatment of inflammatory gastrointestinal disorders is possible by oral administration of recombinant IL-10 expressed in rice plant seeds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 1, 2014
    Assignees: National Institute of Agrobiological Scienses, Preventec, Inc., National Institute of Advance Industrial Science & Technology
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Fujiwara, Kenji Sekikawa, Fumio Takaiwa, Noriko Tsuji
  • Publication number: 20120328561
    Abstract: Providing a new method of treating inflammatory gastrointestinal disorders and a food product for the prevention or improvement of inflammatory gastrointestinal disorders. Prevention or treatment of inflammatory gastrointestinal disorders is possible by oral administration of recombinant IL-10 expressed in rice plant seeds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2011
    Publication date: December 27, 2012
    Applicants: National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Preven Tec, Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Fujiwara, Kenji Sekikawa, Fumio Takaiwa, Noriko Tsuji
  • Patent number: 8334371
    Abstract: An immunoregulator that is safe and efficiently incorporated into cells along with a production process thereof are provided. Double-stranded RNA derived from lactic acid bacteria, an immunoregulator having for an active ingredient thereof double-stranded RNA derived from lactic acid bacteria, and a process for producing double-stranded RNA derived from lactic acid bacteria are provided. Bacteria cells of a strains of lactic acid bacteria such as genus Tetragenococcus, genus Pediococcus, genus Lactobacillus, genus Streptococcus or genus Leuconostoc are able to produce double-stranded RNA having immunoregulatory action therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2012
    Assignee: Kikkoman Corporation
    Inventors: Ikuko Masuda, Daisuke Kaneko, Tadaomi Kawashima, Noriko Tsuji, Akemi Kosaka
  • Publication number: 20110269165
    Abstract: To provide a microorganism and an ingredient thereof that contribute to prevention and treatment of immune diseases including allergy, autoimmune diseases and inflammatory bowel diseases (e.g., large-intestinal ulcer), a method of effectively selecting the microorganism, and a method of efficiently inducing immunoregulatory cells that play an important role on maintaining immunological homeostasis using the microorganism or the ingredient thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2009
    Publication date: November 3, 2011
    Inventors: NORIKO TSUJI, HIROMI KIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20110256611
    Abstract: An interferon ? production promoter and a method for producing thereof are provided. The interferon ? production promoter has a culture, a cell or cell components of lactic acid bacteria as an active ingredient thereof. RNA can be used for the cell component. In addition, bacteria belonging to the genus Lactobacillus, Tetragenococcus, Pediococcus or Streptococcus can be used for the lactic acid bacteria. The interferon ? production promoter can be produced by culturing lactic acid bacteria and collecting a culture, a cell or cell components thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2008
    Publication date: October 20, 2011
    Inventors: Tadaomi Kawashima, Daisuke Kaneko, Ikuko Masuda, Noriko Tsuji, Akemi Kosaka
  • Publication number: 20110159552
    Abstract: It is intended to provide an immunomodulator, which has a high safety and can be effectively incorporated into cells, and a method of producing the same. A double-stranded RNA originating in a lactic acid bacterium; an immunomodulator comprising the double-stranded RNA originating in a lactic acid bacterium as the active ingredient; and a method of producing the double-stranded RNA originating in a lactic acid bacterium. Lactic acid bacterial cells belonging to the genus Tetragenococcus, Pediococcus, Lactobacillus, Streptococcus, Leuconostoc, etc. can produce a double-stranded RNA having an immunomodulation effect therein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2008
    Publication date: June 30, 2011
    Applicant: KIKKOMAN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ikuko Masuda, Daisuke Kaneko, Tadaomi Kawashima, Noriko Tsuji, Akemi Kosaka
  • Patent number: 7642081
    Abstract: To provide a microorganism and an ingredient thereof that contribute to prevention and treatment of immune diseases including allergy, autoimmune diseases and inflammatory bowel diseases (e.g., large-intestinal ulcer), a method of effectively selecting the microorganism, and a method of efficiently inducing immunoregulatory cells that play an important role on maintaining immunological homeostasis using the microorganism or the ingredient thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2010
    Assignees: National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Agriculture and Food Research Organization
    Inventors: Noriko Tsuji, Hiromi Kimoto
  • Publication number: 20050158292
    Abstract: To provide a microorganism and an ingredient thereof that contribute to prevention and treatment of immune diseases including allergy, autoimmune diseases and inflammatory bowel diseases (e.g., large-intestinal ulcer), a method of effectively selecting the microorganism, and a method of efficiently inducing immunoregulatory cells that play an important role on maintaining immunological homeostasis using the microorganism or the ingredient thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2004
    Publication date: July 21, 2005
    Inventors: Noriko Tsuji, Hiromi Kimoto
  • Patent number: 6068862
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a feed additive for animals comprising tea extract, to a feed additive for animals of which active ingredient is tea leaf fiber, and to an animal feed comprising the feed additive for animals. The tea extract in the present invention exerts great effects in preventing and treating noninfectious and infectious diarrhea in domestic animals, poultry, and pet animals, improving milk quality of fresh milk, increasing milk yield, and improving reproductive efficiency. Also, the tea leaf fiber of the present invention improves intestinal function in domestic animals, decreases the occurrence of diarrhea, increases milk yield, improves feed efficiency and removes malodor of feces and urine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 1997
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2000
    Assignee: Taiyo Kagaku Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Noriyuki Ishihara, Souichi Mamiya, Shigemitsu Akachi, Noriko Tsuji, Senji Sakanaka, Izumi Ozeki, Ken Tsuda