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.
May 3, 2012
May 9, 2013
KOREA INSTITUTE OF ENERGY RESEARCH
Seong-Pil Kang, Dongwook Lee, Howon Ra, Kisub Kim
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.
July 26, 2011
March 1, 2012
Scott E. Whitney, Steven Wilkinson, Rolf Muller