Organo Boron Patents (Class 252/400.41)
  • Publication number: 20130112923
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a composition for inhibiting a gas hydrate formation, the composition including an ionic liquid compound and polyvinylcaprolactam. The composition can reduce the formation rate of a gas hydrate under the same environment in small quantity, thus remarkably extending the induction time of a gas hydrate formation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2012
    Publication date: May 9, 2013
    Inventors: Seong-Pil Kang, Dongwook Lee, Howon Ra, Kisub Kim
  • Publication number: 20120052572
    Abstract: Compositions and methods are disclosed for substantially liquid, gel, suspension, slurry, semisolid and/or colloid storage of biological samples following admixture with the herein disclosed storage composition, permitting substantial recovery of biological activity following storage without refrigeration. In certain embodiments, unfractionated blood or tissue samples may be stored without refrigeration for weeks, months or years in a form that permits recovery of intact DNA, RNA or protein components following the storage period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2011
    Publication date: March 1, 2012
    Inventors: Scott E. Whitney, Steven Wilkinson, Rolf Muller