Patents by Inventor Susumu Satoh

Susumu Satoh 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: 20100196553
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a coating composition for bakery food products, which coating composition is capable of offering a variety of flavors, has superior moisture-retaining property, the coating composition being pleasantly mild, smooth and flexible and in the form of gel; as well as a bakery food product coated with the coating composition. The above problem is solved by the coating composition for bakery food products of the present invention, said coating composition comprising agar, a saccharide, a modified starch and water, which coating composition is in the form of gel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2010
    Publication date: August 5, 2010
    Applicant: Matsutani Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Susumu SATOH
  • Publication number: 20090036492
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel cercosporamide derivative, a pharmacologically acceptable salt thereof or an ester thereof which has an excellent hypoglycemic effect and is useful as a therapeutic and/or prophylactic agent for diabetes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2006
    Publication date: February 5, 2009
    Inventors: Akihiro Furukawa, Jun Ohsumi, Tsuyoshi Arita, Takehiro Fukuzaki, Kazushi Araki, Makoto Mori, Takayuki Momose, Takeshi Honda, Masanori Kuroha, Ryo Okuyama, Susumu Satoh
  • Patent number: 7402406
    Abstract: The present invention identified OVARC1000473 (SEQ ID NO: 1) and NT2RM1000377 (SEQ ID NO: 3) as clones showing suppression of CREB activation by forskolin, and provides evaluation methods using these genes, and/or proteins encoded by these genes. Furthermore, these proteins were found to enhance cell damage. Compounds that can be screened based on the evaluation methods of this invention are useful as agents for inhibiting the CREB dephosphorylation reaction, agents for suppressing enhancement of cell damage, and preventive and therapeutic agents for memory disorders and/or neurodegenerative disorders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2002
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2008
    Assignee: Astellas Pharma Inc.
    Inventors: Masahiko Morita, Hiroyuki Arakawa, Mayako Yamazaki, Susumu Satoh, Shintaro Nishimura, Yasuhiro Kita, Takao Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 7341864
    Abstract: A molecule introducing apparatus is provided with a power supply circuit 20 for supplying power, a step-up transformer 30 which is supplied with power from the power supply circuit 20 and which outputs a high voltage, a switching transistor 22 that blocks off and allows the supply of power from the power supply circuit 20 to the step-up transformer 30 and which generates an instantaneous high voltage, and a pair of electrode probes 50 for applying the instantaneous high voltage generated at the step-up transformer 30 to a predetermined region in a body. The molecule introducing apparatus oscillates DNA arranged outside a cell by the instantaneous high voltage so as to introduce the DNA into the cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2001
    Date of Patent: March 11, 2008
    Assignees: The Hollenniun Laboratories, Meiryo Technica Corporation, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Sakamoto, Masafumi Koide, Juichiro Nakashima, Susumu Satoh, Sousuke Miyoshi, Akiko Suzuki, Hiroyuki Arakawa, Hiroshi Marusawa
  • Patent number: 7029860
    Abstract: The present invention provides: proteins suppressing or promoting the aggregation or deposition of amyloid-? protein; polynucleotides encoding the proteins; a method for screening a compound suppressing or promoting the aggregation or deposition of amyloid-? protein; and therapeutic agents for treating or preventing Alzheimer's diseases comprising a compound that regulates the activity of a protein suppressing or promoting the aggregation or deposition of amyloid-? protein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2004
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2006
    Assignee: Fujisawa Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Toshio Ota, Takao Isogai, Tetsuo Nishikawa, Yuri Hio, Mayako Yamazaki, Susumu Satoh, Hiroyuki Arakawa, Masahiko Morita
  • Patent number: 6960435
    Abstract: The present invention provides: proteins suppressing or promoting the aggregation or deposition of amyloid-? protein; polynucleotides encoding the proteins; a method for screening a compound suppressing or promoting the aggregation or deposition of amyloid-? protein; and therapeutic agents for treating or preventing Alzheimer's diseases comprising a compound that regulates the activity of a protein suppressing or promoting the aggregation or deposition of amyloid-? protein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2000
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2005
    Assignee: Fujisawa Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Toshio Ota, Takao Isogai, Tetsuo Nishikawa, Yuri Hio, Mayako Yamazaki, Susumu Satoh, Hiroyuki Arakawa, Masahiko Morita
  • Publication number: 20050214813
    Abstract: The present invention provides: proteins suppressing or promoting the aggregation or deposition of amyloid-? protein; polynucleotides encoding the proteins; a method for screening a compound suppressing or promoting the aggregation or deposition of amyloid-? protein; and therapeutic agents for treating or preventing Alzheimer's diseases comprising a compound that regulates the activity of a protein suppressing or promoting the aggregation or deposition of amyloid-? protein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2004
    Publication date: September 29, 2005
    Applicant: Fujisawa Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: Toshio Ota, Takao Isogai, Tetsuo Nishikawa, Yuri Hio, Mayako Yamazaki, Susumu Satoh, Hiroyuki Arakawa, Masahiko Morita
  • Publication number: 20050214888
    Abstract: The present invention identified OVARC1000473 (SEQ ID NO: 1) and NT2RM1000377 (SEQ ID NO: 3) as clones showing suppression of CREB activation by forskolin, and provides evaluation methods using these genes, and/or proteins encoded by these genes. Furthermore, these proteins were found to enhance cell damage. Compounds that can be screened based on the evaluation methods of this invention are useful as agents for inhibiting the CREB dephosphorylation reaction, agents for suppressing enhancement of cell damage, and preventive and therapeutic agents for memory disorders and/or neurodegenerative disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2002
    Publication date: September 29, 2005
    Inventors: Masahiko Morita, Hiroyuki Arakawa, Mayako Yamazaki, Susumu Satoh, Shintaro Nishimura, Yasuhiro Kita, Takao Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 6884388
    Abstract: A martensitic stainless steel sheet which is hard to be softened by tempering caused by heating during the use of a disk brake, can maintain the predetermined hardness, and has excellent punching workability, bending workability before quenching, and a particularly small shear drop, and in which a predetermined hardness after quenching is constantly achieved, in a low carbon martensitic stainless steel sheet used only after quenching. Specifically, the sheet contains, on the basis of mass percent, 0.030% to 0.100% C; 0.50% or less of Si; 1.00% to 2.50% Mn; more than 10.00% to 15.00% Cr; at least one selected from the group consisting of 0.01% to 0.50% Ti, 0.01% to 0.50% V, 0.01% to 1.00% Nb, and 0.01% to 1.00% Zr; N in an amount defined by the following expression, N: 0.005% to (Ti+V)×14/50+(Nb+Zr)×14/90; and the balance being Fe and incidental impurities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2001
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2005
    Assignee: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Ozaki, Toshimitsu Nagaya, Atsushi Miyazaki, Susumu Satoh, Mineo Muraki, Setsuo Kakihara, Toshihiro Kasamo
  • Patent number: 6835466
    Abstract: An alloyed hot-dip galvanized steel sheet is obtained by forming a hot-dip galvanized layer on the surface of the steel sheet and then alloying the steel sheet. The steel sheet exhibits a potential of −850 mV or less when it is immersed in a zinc sulfate-sodium chloride electrolyte. Alternatively, when it is electrolyzed according to constant potential electrolysis process in a zinc sulfate-sodium chloride electrolyte at a potential in a range from −940 mV to −920 mV, the quantity of electricity consumed is less than or equal to 0.5 C/cm2. The steel sheet exhibits excellent processability and particularly excellent sliding property.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2004
    Assignee: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Kyoko Fujimoto, Makoto Shimura, Yoichi Tobiyama, Susumu Satoh
  • Publication number: 20040096352
    Abstract: The present invention provides a martensitic stainless steel sheet which is hard to be softened by tempering caused by heating during the use of a disk brake, can maintain the predetermined hardness, and has excellent punching workability, bending workability before quenching, and a particularly small shear drop, and in which a predetermined hardness after quenching is constantly achieved, in a low carbon martensitic stainless steel sheet used only after quenching. Specifically, the sheet contains, on the basis of mass percent, 0.030% to 0.100% C; 0.50% or less of Si; 1.00% to 2.50% Mn; more than 10.00% to 15.00% Cr; at least one selected from the group consisting-of 0.01% to 0.50% Ti, 0.01% to 0.50% V, 0.01% to 1.00% Nb, and 0.01% to 1.00% Zr; N in an amount defined by the following expression, N: 0.005% to (Ti+V)×{fraction (14/50)}+(Nb+Zr)×{fraction (14/90)}; and the balance being Fe and incidental impurities. The sheet further contains, on the basis of mass percent, more than 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2003
    Publication date: May 20, 2004
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Ozaki, Toshimitsu Nagaya, Atsushi Miyazaki, Susumu Satoh, Mineo Muraki, Setsuo Kakihara, Toshihiro Kasamo
  • Patent number: 6719855
    Abstract: The present invention provides an Fe—Cr—Al-based alloy for catalyst carriers and a foil thereof having a thickness of 40 &mgr;m or less, the alloy and the foil improved in the oxidation resistance at high temperatures and having excellent deformation resistance. Specifically, the present invention provides an Fe—Cr—Al-based alloy foil and a manufacturing method thereof, comprising 16.0 to 25.0 mass % of Cr, 1 to 8 mass % of Al, La, Zr, and the balance being Fe and incidental impurities. The contents by mass % of La and Zr meet the following ranges when the foil thickness thereof is t &mgr;m: 1.4/t≦La≦6.0/t  (1) 0.6/t≦Zr≦4.0/t  (2) The Fe—Cr—Al-based alloy foil may further comprises Hf and the balance being Fe and incidental impurities, wherein the contents by mass % of La, Zr, and Hf meet the following ranges: 1.4/t≦La≦6.0/t  (1) 0.4/t≦Zr≦2.0/t  (3) 0.5/t≦Hf≦2.0/t  (4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2002
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2004
    Assignee: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Kunio Fukuda, Susumu Satoh, Kazuhide Ishii, Takeshi Fujihira, Akira Kawaharada
  • Patent number: 6645324
    Abstract: A ferritic stainless steel plate of excellent ridging resistance and formability, as well as a manufacturing method thereof are proposed. Specifically, the rolling is conducted at a rolling reduction of 30% or more in at least 1 pass and at a temperature difference between the center of the plate thickness and the surface of 200° C. or lower in a pass for the maximum rolling reduction to cause the area ratio of a {111} orientation colony to be present by 30% or more in the regions of ⅛ to ⅜ and ⅝ to ⅞ of the plate thickness. The {111} orientation colony is an assembly of adjacent crystals in which the angle of <111> orientation vector for each of the crystals relative to the direction vector vertical to the rolling surface is within 15°.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2002
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2003
    Assignee: Kawasaki Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Norimasa Hirata, Takeshi Yokota, Yasushi Kato, Takumi Ujiro, Susumu Satoh
  • Publication number: 20030175549
    Abstract: An alloyed hot-dip galvanized steel sheet is obtained by forming a hot-dip galvanized layer on the surface of the steel sheet and then alloying the steel sheet. The steel sheet exhibits a potential of −850 mV or less when it is immersed in a zinc sulfate-sodium chloride electrolyte. Alternatively, when it is electrolyzed according to constant potential electrolysis process in a zinc sulfate-sodium chloride electrolyte at a potential in a range from −940 mV to −920 mV, the quantity of electricity consumed is less than or equal to 0.5 C/cm2. The steel sheet exhibits excellent processability and particularly excellent sliding property.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2002
    Publication date: September 18, 2003
    Inventors: Kyoko Fujimoto, Makoto Shimura, Yoichi Tobiyama, Susumu Satoh
  • Patent number: 6609266
    Abstract: A wiper motor suitably applied to the wiper apparatus possible to solve a difference in the wiping range caused by the difference in the operation speed of the wiper blade by the wiper linkage used with an eccentric mechanism, which is provided with a semi-ringshaped high-potential plate connected with the power source, a semi-ringshaped low-potential plate grounded and disposed oppositely to the high-potential plate, and a common plate disposed in the center between the high and low-potential plates and electrically connected with the movable contact to rotate slidingly on the high and low-potential plates together with an output shaft of the wiper motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2000
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2003
    Assignee: Jidosha Denki Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Susumu Satoh, Hiroyuki Satoh
  • Publication number: 20030092182
    Abstract: A molecule introducing apparatus is provided with a power supply circuit 20 for supplying power, a step-up transformer 30 which is supplied with power from the power supply circuit 20 and which outputs a high voltage, a switching transistor 22 that blocks off and allows the supply of power from the power supply circuit 20 to the step-up transformer 30 and which generates an instantaneous high voltage, and a pair of electrode probes 50 for applying the instantaneous high voltage generated at the step-up transformer 30 to a predetermined region in a body. The molecule introducing apparatus oscillates DNA arranged outside a cell by the instantaneous high voltage so as to introduce the DNA into the cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2002
    Publication date: May 15, 2003
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Sakamoto, Masafumi Koide, Juichiro Nakashima, Susumu Satoh, Sousuke Miyoshi, Akiko Suzuki, Hiroyuki Arakawa, Hiroshi Marusawa
  • Publication number: 20030044305
    Abstract: The present invention provides Cr-containing steel that has satisfactory levels in all of toughness, strength (hardness) and corrosion resistance of HAZ, and that is suitably used as parts for welded structures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2002
    Publication date: March 6, 2003
    Inventors: Atsushi Miyazaki, Junichiro Hirasawa, Susumu Satoh, Sadao Hasuno, Makoto Kobayashi, takaaki Toyooka, Makoto Kitazawa
  • Patent number: 6521056
    Abstract: A ferritic stainless steel sheet which has not only superior high-temperature fatigue characteristics, but also superior workability at room temperatures. The steel sheet contains, by weight percent, C: not more than 0.02%, Si: 0.2 to 1.0%, Mn: not more than 1.5%, Cr: 11.0 to 20.0%, Ni: 0.05 to 2.0%, Mo: 1.0 to 2.0%, Al: not more than 1.0%, Nb: 0.2 to 0.8%, and N: not more than 0.02%, balance essentially Fe, and an aspect ratio (dRD/dTD) of grain size in planes at ¼ and ¾ sheet thickness, seen a direction normal to a sheet surface, in the range of 1.03 to 1.35. The steel sheet has a thickness greater than 0.3 mm but not greater than 2.5 mm, and a yield strength Y.S.≦360 MPa and an r-value≧1.3 at 30° C., and wherein after maintaining the steel sheet at 900° C. for one hour, the Y.S.≧18.0 MPa.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2001
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2003
    Assignee: Kawasaki Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Mineo Muraki, Junichiro Hirasawa, Atsushi Miyazaki, Susumu Satoh
  • Patent number: 6500280
    Abstract: Producing a ferritic Cr-containing steel sheet having excellent ductility, formability, and anti-ridging properties, and exhibiting excellent surface quality after forming, wherein a ferritic Cr-containing steel sheet contains, by mass %, about 0.001 to 0.12% of C, about 0.001 to 0.12% of N, and about 9 to 32% of Cr, and has a crystal grain structure in which in a section of a hot-rolled annealed steel sheet in the thickness direction parallel to the rolling direction, an elongation index of crystal grains is 5 or less at any position, and in a section of a cold-rolled annealed steel sheet in the thickness direction parallel to the rolling direction, any colony of coarse grains oriented in the rolling direction has an aspect ratio of 5 or less. The production method includes hot rolling, pre-rolling by cold or warm rolling with a rolling reduction of about 2 to 15%, hot-rolled sheet annealing, cold rolling, and finish annealing; preferably the FDT of hot rolling is 850° C., and 0.0002 to 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2002
    Assignee: Kawasaki Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroki Ota, Yasushi Kato, Takumi Ujiro, Susumu Satoh
  • Patent number: RE40950
    Abstract: The present invention provides a ferritic stainless steel sheet having excellent formability and excellent surface quality after forming. In specific means, the steel sheet contains, by mass %, 0.02 to 0.06% of C, 1.0% or less of Si, 1.0% or less of Mn, 0.05% or less of P, 0.01% or less of S, 0.005% or less of Al, 0.005% or less of Ti, 11 to 30% of Cr, 0.7% or less of Ni, the balance composed of Fe, and inevitable impurities, wherein N is contained to satisfy the relation to the C content represented by 0.06?(C+N)?0.12, and 1?N/C, and V is contained to satisfy the relation to the N content represented by 1.5×10?3?(V×N)?1.5×10?2 (wherein C, N and V: the contents (mass %) of the elements).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2000
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2009
    Assignee: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroki Ota, Yasushi Kato, Takumi Ujiro, Susumu Satoh