Patents by Inventor Yoshimi Sato

Yoshimi Sato 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: 8367328
    Abstract: A DNA synthesis reaction-enhancer comprising at least one kind selected from the group consisting of acidic substances and cationic complexes; a DNA synthesis method in which during a DNA synthesis reaction a reaction is carried out in the presence of the above enhancer by using DNA polymerase; a DNA synthesis reaction composition comprising the above enhancer; a DNA synthesis reaction composition comprising two or more kinds of DNA polymerases each having 3??5? exonuclease activity; a DNA synthesis method in which during a DNA synthesis reaction two or more kinds of DNA polymerases each having 3??5? exonuclease activity are used; a kit for use in in vitro DNA synthesis, comprising two or more kinds of DNA polymerases each having 3??5? exonuclease activity; and a kit for use in in vitro DNA synthesis, wherein the kit comprises the DNA synthesis reaction-enhancer and DNA polymerase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2013
    Assignee: Takara Bio Inc.
    Inventors: Kiyozo Asada, Takashi Uemori, Yoshimi Sato, Tomoko Fujita, Kazue Miyake, Osamu Takeda, Hiroyuki Mukai, Ikunoshin Kato
  • Patent number: 8344105
    Abstract: A polypeptide having a high fidelity DNA polymerase activity and thus being useful as a genetic engineering reagent; a gene encoding this polypeptide; a method of producing the polypeptide; and a method of amplifying a nucleic acid by using the polypeptide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Takara Bio Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshimi Sato, Kazue Nishiwaki, Nana Shimada, Shigekazu Hokazono, Takashi Uemori, Hiroyuki Mukai, Ikunoshin Kato
  • Publication number: 20120164654
    Abstract: A composition for a reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction, which comprises a thermostable DNA polymerase, a reverse transcriptase, a dye marker and a specific gravity-increasing agent; and a premix reagent for a one-step RT-PCR, which comprises the composition, is not frozen under usual storage conditions at ?20 to ?30° C. and has excellent handleability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2010
    Publication date: June 28, 2012
    Applicant: TAKARA BIO INC.
    Inventors: Yuko Nakabayashi, Yoshimi Sato, Takashi Uemori, Hiroyuki Mukai
  • Patent number: 8173360
    Abstract: The cell death inhibitor comprising a substance capable of binding to macrophage migration inhibitory factor is useful as a preventive/therapeutic agent for, e.g., heart diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, cerebrovascular diseases, central nervous infections, traumatic diseases, demyelinating diseases, bone/joint diseases, kidney diseases, liver diseases, myelodysplastic diseases, arteriosclerosis, diabetes, pulmonary hypertension, sepsis, inflammatory bowel diseases, autoimmune diseases, failure accompanying rejection in organ transplantation, AIDS, cancer, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2012
    Assignee: Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
    Inventors: Haruhide Kimura, Yoshimi Sato, Masayauki Takizawa
  • Publication number: 20120083590
    Abstract: A polypeptide having a high fidelity DNA polymerase activity and thus being useful as a genetic engineering reagent; a gene encoding this polypeptide; a method of producing the polypeptide; and a method of amplifying a nucleic acid by using the polypeptide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2011
    Publication date: April 5, 2012
    Applicant: Takara Bio Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshimi Sato, Kazue Nishiwaki, Nana Shimada, Shigekazu Hokazono, Takashi Uemori, Hiroyuki Mukai, Ikunoshin Kato
  • Patent number: 8048987
    Abstract: A polypeptide having a high fidelity DNA polymerase activity and thus being useful as a genetic engineering reagent; a gene encoding this polypeptide; a method of producing the polypeptide; and a method of amplifying a nucleic acid by using the polypeptide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Takara Bio Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshimi Sato, Kazue Nishiwaki, Nana Shimada, Shigekazu Hokazono, Takashi Uemori, Hiroyuki Mukai, Ikunoshin Kato
  • Patent number: 8008055
    Abstract: Polypeptides having an RNase H activity highly useful in genetic engineering; genes encoding these polypeptides; and a process for genetic engineeringly producing these polypeptides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2011
    Assignee: Takara Bio Inc.
    Inventors: Takashi Uemori, Yoshimi Sato, Nobuto Koyama, Ryo Hirano, Hikaru Takakura, Hiroshi Kobori, Yuji Hashimoto, Kikyozo Asada, Ikunoshin Kato
  • Publication number: 20110171717
    Abstract: A polymerase activity is effectively enhanced by adding an anionic surfactant, in particular an anionic surfactant having a polyethoxyl group, to a reaction mixture containing a polymerase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2010
    Publication date: July 14, 2011
    Inventors: Eiji KOBAYASHI, Yuki UEDA, Yoshimi SATO, Takashi UEMORI, Hiroyuki MUKAI, Ikunoshin KATO
  • Publication number: 20110131088
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a purchase file stores, by commodity, as information concerning purchase-desired commodities specified by a specifying unit, at least the numbers of purchase-planned items and purchase-planned amounts of the commodities. A privilege granting unit grants a privilege to the purchase of the purchase-desired commodities when a total of a total number of purchased items of the purchase-desired commodities obtained from a purchase-results storing unit, which stores information concerning commodities already purchased by a customer, and the numbers of purchase-planned items of the same commodities stored in the purchase file or a total of a total amount of purchased items of the purchase-desired commodities obtained from the purchase-results storing unit and purchase-planned amounts of the same commodities stored in the purchase file is equal to or larger than a threshold. A privilege display unit displays information concerning the privilege granted by the privilege granting unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2010
    Publication date: June 2, 2011
    Applicant: TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Oe, Yun Wang, Tsuyoshi Gotanda, Shiomi Matsui, Yoshimi Sato
  • Publication number: 20110050900
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes an imaging unit, a selecting unit, a receiving unit, and a delivering unit. The imaging unit picks up a video of a cooking scene. The selecting unit selects, out of order items received from a customer, an order item to be delivered. The receiving unit receives, from a user, a delivery instruction for a video of a cooking scene related to the selected order item. The delivering unit delivers the picked-up video of the cooking scene according to the received delivery instruction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2010
    Publication date: March 3, 2011
    Applicant: TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Yoshimi Sato
  • Patent number: 7846703
    Abstract: A polymerase activity is effectively enhanced by adding an anionic surfactant, in particular an anionic surfactant having a polyethoxyl group, to a reaction mixture containing a polymerase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2010
    Assignee: Takara Bio Inc.
    Inventors: Eiji Kobayashi, Yuki Ueda, Yoshimi Sato, Takashi Uemori, Hiroyuki Mukai, Ikunoshin Kato
  • Patent number: 7836567
    Abstract: A capacitor capable of being incorporated into a packaging substrate, which capacitor includes a high-dielectric-constant layer, and an upper electrode layer and a lower electrode layer sandwiching the high-dielectric-constant layer from the upper side and the lower side. A packaging substrate containing the capacitor, and a method for producing the same are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2010
    Assignees: Waseda University, Oki Semiconductor Co., Ltd., Tokyo Ohka Kogyo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tetsuya Osaka, Ichiro Koiwa, Akira Hashimoto, Yoshimi Sato
  • Publication number: 20100143979
    Abstract: A polypeptide having a high fidelity DNA polymerase activity and thus being useful as a genetic engineering reagent; a gene encoding this polypeptide; a method of producing the polypeptide; and a method of amplifying a nucleic acid by using the polypeptide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2010
    Publication date: June 10, 2010
    Applicant: Takara Bio Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshimi SATO, Kazue Nishiwaki, Nana Shimada, Shigekazu Hokazono, Takashi Uemori, Hiroyuki Mukai, Ikunoshin Kato
  • Patent number: 7704713
    Abstract: A polypeptide having a high fidelity DNA polymerase activity and thus being useful as a genetic engineering reagent; a gene encoding this polypeptide; a method of producing the polypeptide; and a method of amplifying a nucleic acid by using the polypeptide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2010
    Assignee: Takara Bio Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshimi Sato, Kazue Nishiwaki, Nana Shimada, Shigekazu Hokazono, Takashi Uemori, Hiroyuki Mukai, Ikunoshin Kato
  • Publication number: 20100099106
    Abstract: The cell death inhibitor comprising a substance capable of binding to macrophage migration inhibitory factor is useful as a preventive/therapeutic agent for, e.g., heart diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, cerebrovascular diseases, central nervous infections, traumatic diseases, demyelinating diseases, bone/joint diseases, kidney diseases, liver diseases, myelodysplastic diseases, arteriosclerosis, diabetes, pulmonary hypertension, sepsis, inflammatory bowel diseases, autoimmune diseases, failure accompanying rejection in organ transplantation, AIDS, cancer, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2009
    Publication date: April 22, 2010
    Applicant: Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
    Inventors: Haruhide Kimura, Yoshimi Sato, Masayuki Takizawa
  • Patent number: 7521178
    Abstract: A DNA synthesis reaction-enhancer comprising at least one kind selected from the group consisting of acidic substances and cationic complexes; a DNA synthesis method in which during a DNA synthesis reaction a reaction is carried out in the presence of the above enhancer by using DNA polymerase; a DNA synthesis reaction composition comprising the above enhancer; a DNA synthesis reaction composition comprising two or more kinds of DNA polymerases each having 3??5? exonuclease activity; a DNA synthesis method in which during a DNA synthesis reaction two or more kinds of DNA polymerases each having 3??5? exonuclease activity are used; a kit for use in in vitro DNA synthesis, comprising two or more kinds of DNA polymerases each having 3??5? exonuclease activity; and a kit for use in in vitro DNA synthesis, wherein the kit comprises the DNA synthesis reaction-enhancer and DNA polymerase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 1999
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2009
    Assignee: Takara Bio Inc.
    Inventors: Kiyozo Asada, Takashi Uemori, Yoshimi Sato, Tomoko Fujita, Kazue Miyake, Osamu Takeda, Hiroyuki Mukai, Ikunoshin Kato
  • Publication number: 20090098600
    Abstract: Polypeptides having an RNase H activity highly useful in genetic engineering; genes encoding these polypeptides; and a process for genetic engineeringly producing these polypeptides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2008
    Publication date: April 16, 2009
    Applicant: TAKARA BIO INC.
    Inventors: Takashi Uemori, Yoshimi Sato, Nobuto Koyama, Ryo Hirano, Hikaru Takakura, Hiroshi Kobori, Yuji Hashimoto, Kikyozo Asada, Ikunoshin Kato
  • Publication number: 20090098613
    Abstract: A DNA synthesis reaction-enhancer comprising at least one kind selected from the group consisting of acidic substances and cationic complexes; a DNA synthesis method in which during a DNA synthesis reaction a reaction is carried out in the presence of the above enhancer by using DNA polymerase; a DNA synthesis reaction composition comprising the above enhancer; a DNA synthesis reaction composition comprising two or more kinds of DNA polymerases each having 3??5? exonuclease activity; a DNA synthesis method in which during a DNA synthesis reaction two or more kinds of DNA polymerases each having 3??5? exonuclease activity are used; a kit for use in in vitro DNA synthesis, comprising two or more kinds of DNA polymerases each having 3??5? exonuclease activity; and a kit for use in in vitro DNA synthesis, wherein the kit comprises the DNA synthesis reaction-enhancer and DNA polymerase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2008
    Publication date: April 16, 2009
    Inventors: Kiyozo Asada, Takashi Uemori, Yoshimi Sato, Tomoko Fujita, Kazue Miyake, Osamu Takeda, Hiroyuki Mukai, Ikunoshin Kato
  • Publication number: 20090098610
    Abstract: A polypeptide having a high fidelity DNA polymerase activity and thus being useful as a genetic engineering reagent; a gene encoding this polypeptide; a method of producing the polypeptide; and a method of amplifying a nucleic acid by using the polypeptide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2005
    Publication date: April 16, 2009
    Inventors: Yoshimi Sato, Kazue Nishiwaki, Nana Shimada, Shigekazu Hokazono, Takashi Uemori, Hiroyuki Mukai, Ikunoshin Kato
  • Patent number: 7422888
    Abstract: Polypeptides having an RNase H activity highly useful in genetic engineering; genes encoding these polypeptides; and a process for genetic engineeringly producing these polypeptides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2008
    Assignee: Takara Bio Inc.
    Inventors: Takashi Uemori, Yoshimi Sato, Nobuto Koyama, Ryo Hirano, Hikaru Takakura, Hiroshi Kobori, Yuji Hashimoto, Kiyozo Asada, Ikunoshin Kato