Patents by Inventor Randall Deinhammer

Randall Deinhammer 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: 20210230644
    Abstract: The present invention relates to processes for producing fermentation products from starch-containing material, wherein an alpha-amylase and optionally a thermostable protease, pullulanase and/or glucoamylase are present and/or added during liquefaction, wherein a cellulolytic composition is present and/or added during fermentation or simultaneous saccharification and fermentation. The invention also relates to a composition suitable for use in a process of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Randall Deinhammer, Joyce Craig, Suzanne Clark, John Matthews, Anne Glud Hjulmand, Chee-Leong Soong, Zhengfang Kang
  • Publication number: 20200199559
    Abstract: The present invention relates to processes for producing fermentation products from starch-containing material, wherein an alpha-amylase, a thermostable protease, and optionally a carbohydrate-source generating enzyme and/or pullulanase, are present and/or added during liquefaction. The invention also relates to compositions suitable for use in a process of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Randall Deinhammer, Joyce Craig, Tomoko Matsui, Shinobu Takagi, Suzanne Clark, John Matthews, Anne Glud Hjulmand, Chee-Leong Soong
  • Publication number: 20200123518
    Abstract: The present invention relates to variants of a parent alpha-amylase. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants and to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides, and methods of using the variant enzymes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicants: NOVOZYMES A/S, NOVOZYMES NORTH AMERICA, INC.
    Inventors: Carsten Andersen, Randall Deinhammer, Thomas Agersten Poulsen, Miguel Duarte Toscano, Peter Kamp Hansen, Henrik Friis-Madsen, Anders Viksoe-Nielsen, Signe Eskildsen Larsen, Lars L.H. Christensen
  • Publication number: 20200095615
    Abstract: The present invention relates to processes for producing fermentation products from starch-containing material, wherein an alpha-amylase and optionally a thermostable protease, pullulanase and/or glucoamylase are present and/or added during liquefaction, wherein a cellulolytic composition is present and/or added during fermentation or simultaneous saccharification and fermentation. The invention also relates to a composition suitable for use in a process of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Randall Deinhammer, Joyce Craig, Suzanne Clark, John Matthews, Anne Glud Hjulmand, Chee-Leong Soong, Zhengfang Kang
  • Patent number: 10550373
    Abstract: The present invention relates to variants of a parent alpha-amylase. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants and to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides, and methods of using the variant enzymes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignees: NOVOZYMES A/S, NOVOZYMES NORTH AMERICA, INC.
    Inventors: Carsten Andersen, Randall Deinhammer, Thomas Agersten Poulsen, Miguel Duarte Toscano, Peter Kamp Hansen, Henrik Friis-Madsen, Anders Viksoe-Nielsen, Signe Eskildsen Larsen, Lars L. H. Christensen
  • Publication number: 20200024620
    Abstract: The present invention relates to processes for producing fermentation products from starch-containing material, wherein an alpha-amylase and optionally a thermostable protease, pullulanase and/or glucoamylase are present and/or added during liquefaction, wherein a cellulolytic composition is present and/or added during fermentation or simultaneous saccharification and fermentation. The invention also relates to a composition suitable for use in a process of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2018
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Randall Deinhammer, Joyce Craig, Suzanne Clark, John Matthews, Anne Glud Hjulmand, Chee-Leong Soong, Zhengfang Kang
  • Publication number: 20200009573
    Abstract: The present invention provides to a fiber washing system, optimized for the use of hydrolytic enzymes in the system. Furthermore, the present invention provides to a method for improving starch and gluten yield in a wet milling process, preferably comprising the optimized fiber washing system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Bernardo Vidal, JR., Oscar Pastor Ferrer, Scott R. McLaughlin, Randall Deinhammer, Thomas Patrick Gibbons
  • Patent number: 10526620
    Abstract: The present invention relates to processes for producing fermentation products from starch-containing material, wherein an alpha-amylase and optionally a thermostable protease, pullulanase and/or glucoamylase are present and/or added during liquefaction, wherein a cellulolytic composition is present and/or added during fermentation or simultaneous saccharification and fermentation. The invention also relates to a composition suitable for use in a process of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Randall Deinhammer, Joyce Craig, Suzanne Clark, John Matthews, Anne Glud Hjulmand, Chee-Leong Soong, Zhengfang Kang
  • Patent number: 10308967
    Abstract: Provided are processes for treating crop kernels which comprising the steps of a) soaking kernels in water to produce soaked kernels; b) grinding the soaked kernels; c) treating the soaked kernels in the presence of a polypeptide having protease activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Zhen Long, Wanghui Xu, Wang Han, Scott R. McLaughlin, Randall Deinhammer, Paria Saunders, Bernardo Vidal, Jr., Xinyu Shen, Michael John Akerman, Tom Gibbons
  • Patent number: 10227613
    Abstract: The present invention relates to processes for producing fermentation products from starch-containing material, wherein an alpha-amylase and optionally a thermostable protease, pullulanase and/or glucoamylase are present and/or added during liquefaction, wherein a cellulolytic composition is present and/or added during fermentation or simultaneous saccharification and fermentation. The invention also relates to a composition suitable for use in a process of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Randall Deinhammer, Joyce Craig, Tomoko Matsui, Shinobu Takagi, Suzanne Clark, John Matthews, Anne Glud Hjulmand, Chee-Leong Soong, Zhengfang Kang
  • Publication number: 20190062792
    Abstract: The present invention relates to processes for producing fermentation products from starch-containing material, wherein an alpha-amylase and optionally a thermostable protease, pullulanase and/or glucoamylase are present and/or added during liquefaction, wherein a cellulolytic composition is present and/or added during fermentation or simultaneous saccharification and fermentation. The invention also relates to a composition suitable for use in a process of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2013
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Inventors: Randall Deinhammer, Joyce Craig, Tomoko Matsui, Shinobu Takagi, Suzanne Clark, John Matthews, Anne Glud Hjulmand, Chee-Leong Soong, Zhengfang Kang
  • Patent number: 10196620
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having glucoamylase 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: February 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Ming Li, Junxin Duan, Zheng Liu, Shiro Fukuyama, Keiichi Ayabe, Guillermo Coward-Kelly, Randall Deinhammer
  • Publication number: 20190002855
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having glucoamylase 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: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Ming Li, Junxin Duan, Zheng Liu, Shiro Fukuyama, Keiichi Ayabe, Guillermo Coward-Kelly, Randall Deinhammer
  • Publication number: 20180245105
    Abstract: The present invention relates to processes for producing fermentation products from starch-containing material, wherein an alpha-amylase and optionally a thermostable protease, pullulanase and/or glucoamylase are present and/or added during liquefaction, wherein a cellulolytic composition is present and/or added during fermentation or simultaneous saccharification and fermentation. The invention also relates to a composition suitable for use in a process of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2018
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Randall Deinhammer, Joyce Craig, Tomoko Matsui, Shinobu Takagi, Suzanne Clark, John Matthews, Anne Glud Hjulmand, Chee-Leong Soong, Zhengfang Kang
  • Patent number: 10041054
    Abstract: The present invention relates to processes for producing fermentation products from starch-containing material, wherein a bacterial alpha-amylase, a raw starch hydrolyzing alpha-amylase and a carbohydrate-source generating enzyme are present and/or added during liquefaction. The invention also relates to compositions suitable for use in processes of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Randall Deinhammer, Anne Glud Hjulmand, Joyce Craig, Guillermo Coward-Kelly, Tomoko Matsui, Shinobu Takagi, Suzanne Clark, John Matthews
  • Patent number: 9982282
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing a syrup comprising liquefying an aqueous granular starch slurry with an alpha-amylase variant comprising an alteration at one or more positions corresponding to any of positions 1, 2, 68, 71, 126, 133, 142, 144, 156, 158, 176, 185, 201, 205, 213, 239, 279, 316, 318, 360, 416, 437 and 450 of SEQ ID NO: 1 to provide liquefied starch-containing material; saccharifying the liquefied starch-containing material in the presence of a glucoamylase, and a pullulanase derived from Bacillus deramificans, Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus amyloderamicans, or Bacillus acidopullulyticus to provide a dextrose syrup, and optionally isomerizing to provide a fructose syrup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Michael Elder, Randall Deinhammer, Xiaoyuan Cui
  • Publication number: 20170240874
    Abstract: The present invention relates to processes for producing fermentation products from starch-containing material, wherein a bacterial alpha-amylase, a raw starch hydrolyzing alpha-amylase and a carbohydrate-source generating enzyme are present and/or added during liquefaction. The invention also relates to compositions suitable for use in processes of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2017
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Randall Deinhammer, Anne Glud Hjulmand, Joyce Craig, Guillermo Coward-Kelly, Tomoko Matsui, Shinobu Takagi, Suzanne Clark, John Matthews
  • Publication number: 20170175095
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having glucoamylase 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: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Inventors: Ming Li, Junxin Duan, Zheng Liu, Shiro Fukuyama, Keiichi Ayabe, Guillermo Coward-Kelly, Randall Deinhammer
  • Patent number: 9677095
    Abstract: The present invention relates to processes for producing fermentation products from starch-containing material, wherein a bacterial alpha-amylase, a raw starch hydrolyzing alpha-amylase and a carbohydrate-source generating enzyme are present and/or added during liquefaction. The invention also relates to compositions suitable for use in processes of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Randall Deinhammer, Anne Glud Hjulmand, Joyce Craig, Guillermo Coward-Kelly, Tomoko Matsui, Shinobu Takagi, Suzanne Clark, John Matthews
  • Patent number: 9617527
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having glucoamylase 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 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Ming Li, Junxin Duan, Zheng Liu, Shiro Fukuyama, Keiichi Ayabe, Guillermo Coward-Kelly, Randall Deinhammer