Patents by Inventor Sabine Fuchs

Sabine Fuchs 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: 9493736
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for the lysis of cells, especially bacterial cells and the isolation of nucleic acids. The sample is treated with lysis solution that comprises at least one liquid that is not miscible with water and heated. Afterwards the mixture is cooled down and water is added so that after cooling a two phase system is generated. The nucleic acids can be found in the aqueous phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Joerg Slaghuis, Peter Rossmanith, Sabine Fuchs, Patrick Julian Mester, Martin Wagner
  • Patent number: 9234137
    Abstract: Use of a phosphorus compound of the formula (I) as flame retardant, where the definitions of the symbols in the formula (I) are as follows: A is one of the following groups: Y is —P(?X2)SR3R4, H, a straight-chain or branched C1-C12-alkyl group, C5-C6-cycloalkyl, C6-C12-aryl, or benzyl, where the four last-mentioned groups are unsubstituted or have substitution by one or more radicals from the group of C1-C4-alkyl or C1-C4-alkenyl; R1, R2, R3, and R4 are identical or different and are hydrogen, OH, C1-C16-alkyl, C1-C16-alkenyl, C1-C16-alkoxy, C1-C16-alkenoxy, C3-C10-cycloalkyl, C3-C10-cycloalkoxy, C6-C10-aryl, C6-C10-aryloxy, C6-C10-aryl-C1-C16-alkyl, C6-C10-aryl-C1-C16-alkoxy, SR9 COR10, COOR11, CONR12R13 or two radicals R1, R2, R3, or R4 form, together with the phosphorus atom to which they are bonded, or the P—O-A-O—P group, a ring system; R5, R6, R7, and R8 are identical or different and are H, C1-C16-alkyl, C1-C16-alkenyl, C1-C16-alkoxy, C1-C16-alkenoxy; R9, R10, R11, R12, R13 are identical or
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Christoph Fleckenstein, Hartmut Denecke, Ingo Bellin, Olaf Kriha, Patrick Spies, Sabine Fuchs, Klemens Massonne, Klaus Hahn, Peter Deglmann, Maximilian Hofmann, Alois Kindler
  • Patent number: 9115312
    Abstract: A flame retardant comprising a) at least one sulfur compound of the formula (I) A1-(Z1)m—(S)n—(Z2)p-A2??(I) where the definitions of the symbols and indices are as follows: A1 and A2 are identical or different, being C6-C12-aryl, cyclohexyl, Si(ORa)3, a saturated, partially unsaturated, or aromatic, mono- or bicyclic ring having from 3 to 12 ring members and comprising one or more heteroatoms from the group of N, O, and S, where the system is unsubstituted or has substitution by one or more substituents of the group of O, OH, S, SH, COORb, CONRcRd, C1-C18-alkyl, C1-C18-alkoxy, C1-C18-thioalkyl, C6-C12-aryl, C6-C12-aryloxy, C2-C18-alkenyl, C2-C18-alkenoxy, C2-C18-alkynyl, and C2-C18-alkinoxy; Z1 and Z2 are identical or different, being —CO— or —CS—; Ra is C1-C18-alkyl; Rb, Rc, and Rd are identical or different, being H, C1-C18-alkyl, C6-C12-aryl, or an aromatic, mono- or bicyclic ring having from 3 to 12 ring members and comprising one or more heteroatoms from the group of N, O, and S; m and p are identic
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2015
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Klaus Hahn, Sabine Fuchs, Ingo Bellin, Patrick Spies, Maximilian Hofmann, Peter Deglmann, Klemens Massonne, Hartmut Denecke, Christoph Fleckenstein, Geert Janssens, Manfred Döring, Michael Ciesielski, Jochen Wagner
  • Publication number: 20140364524
    Abstract: A process for producing expandable styrene polymers via polymerization of at least one vinylaromatic monomer in aqueous suspension in the presence of at least one halogenated polymer as flame retardant, graphite, and blowing agent, which comprises the presence, in the aqueous suspension at the start of the polymerization reaction, of from 1 to 30% by weight of at least one styrene polymer, based on the entirety of monomers and styrene polymer, and likewise the presence of at least one halogenated polymer as flame retardant in the styrene polymer used at the start of the polymerization reaction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2012
    Publication date: December 11, 2014
    Inventors: Frank Braun, Patrick Spies, Sabine Fuchs, Rainer Ostermann, Andreas Kleinke, Klaus Hahn
  • Patent number: 8877838
    Abstract: The present invention relates to flame retardant polymer compositions which comprise melamine phenylphosphinates and mixtures with dihydro-oxa-phosphaphenanthrene derivatives. The compositions are especially useful for the manufacture of flame retardant compounds based on polyfunctional epoxides or polycondensates like polyesters, polyamides and polycarbonates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Sabine Fuchs, Thomas Weiβ
  • Patent number: 8808683
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a genetically modified bacterium of the species Listeria monocytogenes, wherein the genomic locus of the transcriptional factor PrfA has been deleted, characterized in that it comprises on genomic level an artificial sequence that acts as internal amplification control, the use of this bacterium as well as a method for detecting and determining qualitatively and/or quantitatively the occurrence of wild type Listeria monocytogenes in a sample suspected to be contaminated with said micro-organism and a kit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2014
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Peter Rossmanith, Karin Fruehwirth, Martin Wagner, Sabine Fuchs
  • Publication number: 20140221529
    Abstract: The present invention relates to flame retardant polymer compositions which comprise mixtures of phosphinic acid salts and dihydrophospho-phenantrene (DOPO). The mixtures are especially useful for the manufacture of flame retardant compositions based on polyfunctional epoxides and epoxy resin compositions that result in laminates with excellent surface characteristics and reduced delamination tendency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2014
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Sabine FUCHS, Michael Roth, Rainer Xalter
  • Patent number: 8691896
    Abstract: Disclosed is a polymer foam with density in the range from 5 to 120 kg/m3 composed of a polymer component including at least one styrene polymer and from 0.1 to 5 parts by weight of a flame retardant mixture including at least one phosphorus compound of the formula PR1R2R3. A process for producing the polymer is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Klaus Hahn, Olaf Kriha, Ingo Bellin, Patrick Spies, Sabine Fuchs, Peter Deglmann, Klemens Massonne, Hartmut Denecke, Christoph Fleckenstein, Geert Janssens, Maximilian Hofmann, Manfred Döring, Ciesielski Michael, Jochen Wagner
  • Publication number: 20140051088
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for the lysis of cells, especially bacterial cells and the isolation of nucleic acids. The sample is treated with lysis solution that comprises at least one liquid that is not miscible with water and heated. Afterwards the mixture is cooled down and water is added so that after cooling a two phase system is generated. The nucleic acids can be found in the aqueous phase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2012
    Publication date: February 20, 2014
    Applicant: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Joerg Slaghuis, Peter Rossmanith, Sabine Fuchs, Patrick Julian Mester, Martin Wagner
  • Publication number: 20130137100
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a genetically modified bacterium of the species Listeria monocytogenes, wherein the genomic locus of the transcriptional factor PrfA has been deleted, characterised in that it comprises on genomic level an artificial sequence that acts as internal amplification control, the use of this bacterium as well as a method for detecting and determining qualitatively and/or quantitatively the occurrence of wild type Listeria monocytogenes in a sample suspected to be contaminated with said micro-organism and a kit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2011
    Publication date: May 30, 2013
    Applicant: MERCK PATENT GESELLSCHAFT MIT BESCHRANKTER HAFTUNG
    Inventors: Peter Rossmanith, Karin Fruehwirth, Martin Wagner, Sabine Fuchs
  • Publication number: 20130030066
    Abstract: The invention relates to a polymer composition containing i) styrene polymer(s) and ii) phosphorylated polyether(s) with from 0.5 to 40% by weight phosphorus content, the main chain of which is formed exclusively from carbon atoms and from oxygen atoms, and which has at least three terminal and/or pendant OH groups, where these have been substituted with where ˜ indicates the bond to the polymer skeleton of the polyether; Y is O or S; t is 0 or 1; R1 and R2, being identical or different, are H, C1-C18-alkyl, C2-C18-alkenyl, C2-C18-alkynyl, C3-C10-cycloalkyl, C6-C10-aryl, furyl, C6-C10-aryl-C1-C10-alkyl, OR3, SR3, NR3R4, COR3, COOR3 or CONR3R4, or R1 and R2 form, together with the phosphorus atom P, a 4-8-membered ring system; R3 and R4, being identical or different, are H, C1-C16-alkyl, C2-C16-alkenyl, C3C16-alkynyl, C3-C10-cycloalkyl, C6-C10-aryl or C6-C10-aryl-C1-C10-alkyl, and/or polycarbonates containing phosphorus-containing group(s) of the general formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2012
    Publication date: January 31, 2013
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Klaus Hahn, Sabine Fuchs, Ingo Bellin, Patrick Spies, Maximilian Hofmann, Peter Deglmann, Klemens Massonne, Hartmut Denecke, Christoph Fleckenstein, Geert Janssens, Anna Müller-Cristadoro, Bernd Bruchmann
  • Patent number: 8349224
    Abstract: The present invention relates to flame retardant polymer compositions which comprise melamine phenylphosphonates and mixtures with dihydro-oxa-phosphaphenanthrene derivatives. The compositions are especially useful for the manufacture of flame retardant compounds based on polyfunctional epoxides or polycondensates like polyesters, polyamides and polycarbonates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: BASF SE Ludwigshafen
    Inventors: Sabine Fuchs, Thomas Weiβ, Rainer Xalter
  • Publication number: 20120270052
    Abstract: The invention relates to a coating composition, foam particles coated therewith, processes for producing foam moldings, and their use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2010
    Publication date: October 25, 2012
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Benjamin Nehls, Tatiana Ulanova, Sabine Fuchs, Klaus Hahn, Bernhard Schmied
  • Publication number: 20120252911
    Abstract: Use of a phosphorus compound of the formula (I) as flame retardant, where the definitions of the symbols in the formula (I) are as follows: A is one of the following groups: Y is —P(?X2)SR3R4, H, a straight-chain or branched C1-C12-alkyl group, C5-C6-cycloalkyl, C6-C12-aryl, or benzyl, where the four last-mentioned groups are unsubstituted or have substitution by one or more radicals from the group of C1-C4-alkyl or C1-C4-alkenyl; R1, R2, R3, and R4 are identical or different and are hydrogen, OH, C1-C16-alkyl, C1-C16-alkenyl, C1-C16-alkoxy, C1-C16-alkenoxy, C3-C10-cycloalkyl, C3-C10-cycloalkoxy, C6-C10-aryl, C6-C10-aryloxy, C6-C10-aryl-C1-C16-alkyl, C6-C10-aryl-C1-C16-alkoxy, SR9 COR10, COOR11, CONR12R13 or two radicals R1, R2, R3, or R4 form, together with the phosphorus atom to which they are bonded, or the P—O-A-O—P group, a ring system; R5, R6, R7, and R8 are identical or different and are H, C1-C16-alkyl, C1-C16-alkenyl, C1-C16-alkoxy, C1-C16-alkenoxy; R9, R10, R11, R12, R13 are identical or
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2010
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Christoph Fleckenstein, Hartmut Denecke, Ingo Bellin, Olaf Kriha, Patrick Spies, Sabine Fuchs, Klemens Massonne, Klaus Hahn, Peter Deglmann, Maximilian Hofmann, Alois Kindler
  • Publication number: 20120252914
    Abstract: Flame-retardant polymer foams which comprise, as flame retardant, at least one halogenated polymer, for example brominated polystyrene or styrene-butadiene block copolymer having bromine content in the range from 40 to 80% by weight, or tetrabromobisphenol A compounds (TBBPA), processes for producing these, and also flame-retardant expandable styrene polymers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2010
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Klaus Hahn, Olaf Kriha, Ingo Bellin, Frank Braun, Patrick Spies, Jan Kurt Walter Sandler, Geert Janssens, Jürgen Fischer, Christoph Fleckenstein, Hartmut Denecke, Sabine Fuchs, Peter Merkel, Manfred Pawlowski, Holger Ruckdäschel, Klemens Massonne
  • Publication number: 20120178842
    Abstract: Halogen-free, flame-retardant polymer foams which comprise, as flame retardant, at least one cyclic or acyclic oligophosphorus compound, and processes for their production. Examples of suitable oligophosphorus compounds are those having the structure Ia, Ib, or Ic: Another group of suitable oligophosphorus compounds is that having one of the following structures IIa, IIb, or IIc: Cyclic oligophosphorus compounds of the following structure III are also suitable: The radicals R1-R5 have been selected independently of one another from the group of C1-C16-alkyl, C1-C16-alkenyl, C1-C16-alkoxy, C1-C16-alkenyloxy, C3-C10-cycloalkyl, C3-C10-cycloalkoxy, C6-C10-aryl, C6-C10-aryloxy, C6-C10-aryl-C1-C16-alkyl, C6-C10-aryl-C1-C16-alkoxy, NR2R3, COR2, COOR2, and CONR2R3 , and the radicals X1 and X2, independently of one another, are O or S.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2010
    Publication date: July 12, 2012
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Klaus Hahn, Olaf Kriha, Ingo Bellin, Patrick Spies, Sabine Fuchs, Peter Deglmann, Klemens Massonne, Hartmut Denecke, Christoph Fleckenstein, Geert Janssens
  • Publication number: 20120172467
    Abstract: The invention relates to a flame retardant comprising a) at least one sulfur compound of the formula (I) b) at least one halogen-free organophosphorus compound with phosphorus content in the range from 0.5 to 40% by weight, based on the phosphorus compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2011
    Publication date: July 5, 2012
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Ingo Bellin, Patrick Spies, Sabine Fuchs, Christoph Fleckenstein, Peter Deglmann, Maximilian Hofmann, Rainer Ostermann, Klaus Hahn, Hartmut Denecke, Klemens Massonne, Geert Janssens, Manfred Döring, Ciesielski Michael, Jochen Wagner
  • Publication number: 20120032103
    Abstract: The invention relates to coated foam particles, processes for producing foam moldings and the use thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2011
    Publication date: February 9, 2012
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: TATIANA ULANOVA, Sabine Fuchs, Bernhard Schmied, Klaus Hahn, Murray Orpin
  • Publication number: 20120029122
    Abstract: Thermoplastic molding compositions, comprising A) from 10 to 98% by weight of a thermoplastic polymer, B) from 0.5 to 40% by weight of a flame retardant compound comprising phosphorus, C) from 0.5 to 35% by weight of iron sulfide, D) from 0 to 70% by weight of further additives, where the total of the percentages by weight of components A) to D) is 100%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2011
    Publication date: February 2, 2012
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Siqi Xue, Sabine Fuchs
  • Patent number: 8084524
    Abstract: The present invention relates to flame retardant polymer compositions which comprise combinations of hydroxyalkyl phosphine oxides with 1,3,5-triazine compounds and polyfunctional epoxide compounds. The compositions are in the form of epoxy laminates which are useful for the manufacture of prepregs, laminates for the preparation of printed circuit boards and printed wiring boards.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2011
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventor: Sabine Fuchs