Patents by Inventor Ralph L. Obendorf

Ralph L. Obendorf 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: 20180179569
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated DNA molecule encoding a fagopyritol synthase. A method for producing a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor is also described. The method includes providing a fagopyritol synthase, providing a substrate comprising a galactosyl donor and a galactosyl acceptor, and combining the fagopyritol synthase with the substrate under conditions effective produce a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Inventors: Ralph L. OBENDORF, Takashi UEDA
  • Patent number: 9926581
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated DNA molecule encoding a fagopyritol synthase. A method for producing a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analog, an insulin mediator homolog, or an insulin mediator inhibitor is also described. The method includes providing a fagopyritol synthase, providing a substrate comprising a galactosyl donor and a galactosyl acceptor, and combining the fagopyritol synthase with the substrate under conditions effective produce a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analog, an insulin mediator homolog, or an insulin mediator inhibitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Ralph L. Obendorf, Takashi Ueda
  • Patent number: 9771608
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated DNA molecule encoding a fagopyritol synthase. A method for producing a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analog, an insulin mediator homolog, or an insulin mediator inhibitor is also described. The method includes providing a fagopyritol synthase, providing a substrate comprising a galactosyl donor and a galactosyl acceptor, and combining the fagopyritol synthase with the substrate under conditions effective produce a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analog, an insulin mediator homolog, or an insulin mediator inhibitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Ralph L. Obendorf, Takashi Ueda
  • Patent number: 9765377
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated DNA molecule encoding a fagopyritol synthase. A method for producing a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor is also described. The method includes providing a fagopyritol synthase, providing a substrate comprising a galactosyl donor and a galactosyl acceptor, and combining the fagopyritol synthase with the substrate under conditions effective produce a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Ralph L. Obendorf, Takashi Ueda
  • Patent number: 9758804
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated DNA molecule encoding a fagopyritol synthase. A method for producing a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor is also described. The method includes providing a fagopyritol synthase, providing a substrate comprising a galactosyl donor and a galactosyl acceptor, and combining the fagopyritol synthase with the substrate under conditions effective produce a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Ralph L. Obendorf, Takashi Ueda
  • Publication number: 20160376571
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated DNA molecule encoding a fagopyritol synthase. A method for producing a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor is also described. The method includes providing a fagopyritol synthase, providing a substrate comprising a galactosyl donor and a galactosyl acceptor, and combining the fagopyritol synthase with the substrate under conditions effective produce a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Inventors: Ralph L. OBENDORF, Takashi UEDA
  • Publication number: 20160376573
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated DNA molecule encoding a fagopyritol synthase. A method for producing a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor is also described. The method includes providing a fagopyritol synthase, providing a substrate comprising a galactosyl donor and a galactosyl acceptor, and combining the fagopyritol synthase with the substrate under conditions effective produce a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Inventors: Ralph L. OBENDORF, Takashi UEDA
  • Publication number: 20160376572
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated DNA molecule encoding a fagopyritol synthase. A method for producing a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor is also described. The method includes providing a fagopyritol synthase, providing a substrate comprising a galactosyl donor and a galactosyl acceptor, and combining the fagopyritol synthase with the substrate under conditions effective produce a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Inventors: Ralph L. OBENDORF, Takashi UEDA
  • Publication number: 20160376623
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated DNA molecule encoding a fagopyritol synthase. A method for producing a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor is also described. The method includes providing a fagopyritol synthase, providing a substrate comprising a galactosyl donor and a galactosyl acceptor, and combining the fagopyritol synthase with the substrate under conditions effective produce a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Inventors: Ralph L. OBENDORF, Takashi UEDA
  • Patent number: 9376668
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated DNA molecule encoding a fagopyritol synthase. A method for producing a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor is also described. The method includes providing a fagopyritol synthase, providing a substrate comprising a galactosy donor and a galactosy acceptor, and combining the fagopyritol synthase with the substrate under conditions effective produce a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Ralph L. Obendorf, Takashi Ueda
  • Publication number: 20140127750
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated DNA molecule encoding a fagopyritol synthase. A method for producing a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor is also described. The method includes providing a fagopyritol synthase, providing a substrate comprising a galactosyl donor and a galactosyl acceptor, and combining the fagopyritol synthase with the substrate under conditions effective produce a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2013
    Publication date: May 8, 2014
    Applicant: CORNELL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Ralph L. OBENDORF, Takashi UEDA
  • Patent number: 8618271
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated DNA molecule encoding a fagopyritol synthase. A method for producing a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor is also described. The method includes providing a fagopyritol synthase, providing a substrate comprising a galactosyl donor and a galactosyl acceptor, and combining the fagopyritol synthase with the substrate under conditions effective produce a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2013
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Ralph L. Obendorf, Ueda Takashi
  • Publication number: 20100325760
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated DNA molecule encoding a fagopyritol synthase. A method for producing a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor is also described. The method includes providing a fagopyritol synthase, providing a substrate comprising a galactosyl donor and a galactosyl acceptor, and combining the fagopyritol synthase with the substrate under conditions effective produce a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2010
    Publication date: December 23, 2010
    Applicant: CORNELL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Ralph L. Obendorf, Takashi Ueda
  • Patent number: 7807406
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated DNA molecule encoding a fagopyritol synthase. A method for producing a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor is also described. The method includes providing a fagopyritol synthase, providing a substrate comprising a galactosyl donor and a galactosyl acceptor, and combining the fagopyritol synthase with the substrate under conditions effective produce a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2010
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Ralph L. Obendorf, Takashi Ueda
  • Patent number: 6825173
    Abstract: The present invention describes isolated Fagopyritol A1, isolated Fagopyritol A3, and isolated Fagopyritol B3. Compositions which include two or more of Fagopyritol A1, Fagopyritol A2, Fagopyritol A3, Fagopyritol B1, Fagopyritol B2, Fagopyritol B3, and D-chiro-inositol, at least one of which is an isolated Fagopyritol A1, isolated Fagopyritol A3, or isolated Fagopyritol B3, are also disclosed. Methods for preparing substantially pure Fagopyritol A1, Fagopyritol A3, Fagopyritol B3, or mixtures thereof from buckwheat are also described. The fagopyritols can be used to prepare pharmaceutical compositions, the administration of which can be used to treat diabetes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2002
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2004
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Ralph L. Obendorf, Marcin Horbowicz
  • Publication number: 20040038357
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated DNA molecule encoding a fagopyritol synthase. A method for producing a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor is also described. The method includes providing a fagopyritol synthase, providing a substrate comprising a galactosyl donor and a galactosyl acceptor, and combining the fagopyritol synthase with the substrate under conditions effective produce a fagopyritol, an insulin mediator, an insulin mediator analogue, an insulin mediator homologue, or an insulin mediator inhibitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2003
    Publication date: February 26, 2004
    Inventors: Ralph L. Obendorf, Takashi Ueda
  • Publication number: 20030130208
    Abstract: The present invention describes isolated Fagopyritol A1, isolated Fagopyritol A3, and isolated Fagopyritol B3. Compositions which include two or more of Fagopyritol A1, Fagopyritol A2, Fagopyritol A3, Fagopyritol B1, Fagopyritol B2, Fagopyritol B3, and D-chiro-inositol, at least one of which is an isolated Fagopyritol A1, isolated Fagopyritol A3, or isolated Fagopyritol B3, are also disclosed. Methods for preparing substantially pure Fagopyritol A1, Fagopyritol A3, Fagopyritol B3, or mixtures thereof from buckwheat are also described. The fagopyritols can be used to prepare pharmaceutical compositions, the administration of which can be used to treat diabetes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2002
    Publication date: July 10, 2003
    Inventors: Ralph L. Obendorf, Marcin Horbowicz
  • Patent number: 6492341
    Abstract: The present invention describes isolated Fagopyritol A1, isolated Fagopyritol A3, and isolated Fagopyritol B3. Compositions which include two or more of Fagopyritol A1, Fagopyritol A2, Fagopyritol A3, Fagopyritol B1, Fagopyritol B2, Fagopyritol B3, and D-chiro-inositol, at least one of which is an isolated Fagopyritol A1, isolated Fagopyritol A3, or isolated Fagopyritol B3, are also disclosed. Methods for preparing substantially pure Fagopyritol A1, Fagopyritol A3, Fagopyritol B3, or mixtures thereof from buckwheat are also described. The fagopyritols can be used to prepare pharmaceutical compositions, the administration of which can be used to treat diabetes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2000
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2002
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Ralph L. Obendorf, Marcin Horbowicz
  • Patent number: 6162795
    Abstract: The present invention describes isolated Fagopyritol A1, isolated Fagopyritol A2, and isolated Fagopyritol B3. Compositions which include two or more of Fagopyritol A1, Fagopyritol A2, Fagopyritol B1, Fagopyritol B2, Fagopyritol B3, and D-chiro-inositol, at least one of which is an isolated Fagopyritol A1, isolated Fagopyritol A2, or isolated Fagopyritol B3, are also disclosed. Methods for preparing substantially pure Fagopyritol A1, Fagopyritol A2, Fagopyritol B1, Fagopyritol B2, Fagopyritol B3, or mixtures thereof from buckwheat are also described. The fagopyritols can be used to prepare pharmaceutical compositions, the administration of which can be used to treat diabetes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 1998
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2000
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Ralph L. Obendorf, Marcin Horbowicz