Patents by Inventor Xinyu Shen

Xinyu Shen 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: 20210269781
    Abstract: A process of recovering oil, comprising (a) converting a starch-containing material into dextrins with an alpha-amylase; (b) saccharifying the dextrins using a carbohydrate source generating enzyme to form a sugar; (c) fermenting the sugar in a fermentation medium into a fermentation product using a fermenting organism; (d) recovering the fermentation product to form a whole stillage; (e) separating the whole stillage into thin stillage and wet cake; (e?) optionally concentrating the thin stillage into syrup; (f) recovering oil from the thin stillage and/or optionally the syrup, wherein a protease and a phospholipase are present and/or added during steps (a) to (c). Use of a protease and a phospholipase for increasing oil recovery yields from thin stillage and/or syrup in a fermentation product production process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2021
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Joseph Jump, Nathaniel Edward Kreel, Bernardo Vidal, Chee-Leong Soong, Madison Roberts, Melissa Carrie Hooss, Xinyu Shen
  • Patent number: 11028378
    Abstract: A process of recovering oil, comprising (a) converting a starch-containing material into dextrins with an alpha-amylase; (b) saccharifying the dextrins using a carbohydrate source generating enzyme to form a sugar; (c) fermenting the sugar in a fermentation medium into a fermentation product using a fermenting organism; (d) recovering the fermentation product to form a whole stillage; (e) separating the whole stillage into thin stillage and wet cake; (e?) optionally concentrating the thin stillage into syrup; (f) recovering oil from the thin stillage and/or optionally the syrup, wherein a protease and a phospholipase are present and/or added during steps (a) to (c). Use of a protease and a phospholipase for increasing oil recovery yields from thin stillage and/or syrup in a fermentation product production process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Joseph Jump, Nathaniel Edward Kreel, Bernardo Vidal, Jr., Chee-Leong Soong, Madison Roberts, Melissa Carrie Hooss, Xinyu Shen
  • Patent number: 11015212
    Abstract: The invention relates to methods of reducing foam during ethanol fermentation by adding a phospholipase A and/or a phospholipase C during fermentation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Xinyu Shen, Kim Borch, Justin Schroeder
  • Publication number: 20210145454
    Abstract: Disclosed is a tourniquet, comprising a fixing module, a hemostasis module, and an indication module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2021
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Inventors: Dawei ZHU, Bifeng SHEN, Lianghui FU, Xinyu SHEN, Minjie HE
  • Publication number: 20210130857
    Abstract: A process of recovering oil, comprising (a) converting a starch-containing material into dextrins with an alpha-amylase; (b) saccharifying the dextrins using a carbohydrate source generating enzyme to form a sugar; (c) fermenting the sugar in a fermentation medium into a fermentation product using a fermenting organism; (d) recovering the fermentation product to form a whole stillage; (e) separating the whole stillage into thin stillage and wet cake; (e?) optionally concentrating the thin stillage into syrup; (f) recovering oil from the thin stillage and/or optionally the syrup, wherein a phospholipase is present and/or added during steps (a) to (c). Use of phospholipase for increasing oil recovery yields from thin stillage and/or syrup in a fermentation product production process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2016
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Michael John Akerman, Nathaniel Edward Kreel, Melissa Carrie Hooss, Xinyu Shen
  • Publication number: 20210017297
    Abstract: The present invention provides process for treating crop kernels, 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 an effective amount of GH62 polypeptide having arabinofuranosidase activity or a GH43 polypeptide having arabinofuranosidase activity, wherein step c) is performed before, during or after step b).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2020
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Yi Cao, James Lavigne, Bernardo Vidal, Jr., Thomas Patrick Gibbons, Chee-Leong Soong, Brian R. Scott, Randall Scott Deinhammer, Zhen Long, Michael John Akerman, Xinyu Shen, Yu Zhang
  • Publication number: 20200362330
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having D-psicose 3-epimerase activity and 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: August 30, 2018
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Xinyu Shen, Randall Scott Deinhammer, James Ron Huffman, Kendra Stallings, Tine Hoff, Jesper Salomon, Anne Goldbech Olsen
  • Patent number: 10836837
    Abstract: A process for treating crop kernels is comprised of 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 an effective amount of GH62 polypeptide having arabinofuranosidase activity or a GH43 polypeptide having arabinofuranosidase activity, wherein step c) is performed before, during or after step b).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Yi Cao, James Lavigne, Bernardo Vidal, Jr., Thomas Patrick Gibbons, Chee-Leong Soong, Brian R. Scott, Randall Scott Deinhammer, Zhen Long, Michael John Akerman, Xinyu Shen, Yu Zhang
  • Publication number: 20200308563
    Abstract: The present invention relates to alpha-amylase variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Carsten Andersen, Signe E. Larsen, Esben Peter Friis, Pernille Ollendorff Micheelsen, Anders Viksoee-Nielsen, Randy Deinhammer, Xinyu Shen
  • Patent number: 10724022
    Abstract: The present invention relates to alpha-amylase variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Carsten Andersen, Signe E. Larsen, Esben Peter Friis, Pernille Ollendorff Micheelsen, Anders Viksoee-Nielsen, Randy Deinhammer, Xinyu Shen
  • Publication number: 20200208130
    Abstract: The present invention relates to alpha-amylase variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2020
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Carsten Andersen, Signe E. Larsen, Esben Peter Friis, Pernille Ollendorff Micheelsen, Anders Viksoee-Nielsen, Randy Deinhammer, Xinyu Shen
  • Publication number: 20200165586
    Abstract: A process of recovering oil, comprising (a) converting a starch-containing material into dextrins with an alpha-amylase; (b) saccharifying the dextrins using a carbohydrate source generating enzyme to form a sugar; (c) fermenting the sugar in a fermentation medium into a fermentation product using a fermenting organism; (d) recovering the fermentation product to form a whole stillage; (e) separating the whole stillage into thin stillage and wet cake; (e?) optionally concentrating the thin stillage into syrup; (f) recovering oil from the thin stillage and/or optionally the syrup, wherein a protease and a phospholipase are present and/or added during steps (a) to (c). Use of a protease and a phospholipase for increasing oil recovery yields from thin stillage and/or syrup in a fermentation product production process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2020
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Joseph Jump, Nathaniel Edward Kreel, Bernardo Vidal, JR., Chee-Leong Soong, Madison Roberts, Melissa Carrie Hooss, Xinyu Shen
  • Publication number: 20200140909
    Abstract: The instant application provides methods to improve the total starch yield and/or gluten yield from corn kernels in a wet milling process, the method comprising admixing corn kernels or a fraction of the corn kernels with an enzyme composition comprising an effective amount of one or more hydrolytic enzymes, wherein at least one of said hydrolytic enzymes is selected from the group consisting of a GH30 polypeptide, a GH5 polypeptide or a combination thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Thomas Patrick Gibbons, Bernardo Vidal, James Lavigne, Michael John Ackerman, Xinyu Shen, Yi Cao, Wei Li, Yu Zhang, Soeren Nymand-Grarup, Madelyn Mallison Shoup, Kenneth Jensen, Kristian Bertel Romer M. Krogh, Lorena Gonzalez Palmen
  • Patent number: 10619141
    Abstract: The present invention relates to alpha-amylase variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Carsten Andersen, Signe E. Larsen, Esben Peter Friis, Pernille Ollendorff Micheelsen, Anders Viksoee-Nielsen, Randy Deinhammer, Xinyu Shen
  • Patent number: 10597645
    Abstract: A process of recovering oil, comprising (a) converting a starch-containing material into dextrins with an alpha-amylase; (b) saccharifying the dextrins using a carbohydrate source generating enzyme to form a sugar; (c) fermenting the sugar in a fermentation medium into a fermentation product using a fermenting organism; (d) recovering the fermentation product to form a whole stillage; (e) separating the whole stillage into thin stillage and wet cake; (e?) optionally concentrating the thin stillage into syrup; (f) recovering oil from the thin stillage and/or optionally the syrup, wherein a protease and a phospholipase are present and/or added during steps (a) to (c). Use of a protease and a phospholipase for increasing oil recovery yields from thin stillage and/or syrup in a fermentation product production process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Joseph Jump, Nathaniel Edward Kreel, Bernardo Vidal, Jr., Chee-Leong Soong, Madison Roberts, Melissa Carrie Hooss, Xinyu Shen
  • Publication number: 20190316105
    Abstract: The present invention relates to alpha-amylase variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Carsten Andersen, Signe E. Larsen, Esben Peter Friis, Pernille Ollendorff Micheelsen, Anders Viksoee-Nielsen, Randy Deinhammer, Xinyu Shen
  • Publication number: 20190249203
    Abstract: The invention relates to methods of reducing foam during ethanol fermentation by adding a phospholipase A and/or a phospholipase C during fermentation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Xinyu Shen, Kim Borch, Justin Schroeder
  • Patent number: 10351836
    Abstract: The present invention relates to alpha-amylase variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Carsten Andersen, Signe Larsen, Esben Peter Friis, Pernille Ollendorff Micheelsen, Anders Viksoee-Nielsen, Randy Deinhammer, Xinyu Shen
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20190002592
    Abstract: A process for treating crop kernels is comprised of 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 an effective amount of GH62 polypeptide having arabinofuranosidase activity or a GH43 polypeptide having arabinofuranosidase activity, wherein step c) is performed before, during or after step b).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2016
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Yi Cao, James Lavigne, Bernardo Vidal, Jr., Thomas Patrick Gibbons, Chee-Leong Soong, Brian R. Scott, Randall Scott Deinhammer, Zhen Long, Michael John Akerman, Xinyu Shen, Yu Zhang