Dissacharide Patents (Class 514/53)
  • Patent number: 10730902
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound of the general formula. The compound of formula is suitable for use in a method for treating a disorder relating to the binding of a galectin, such as galectin-3 to a ligand in a mammal, such as a human. Furthermore, the present invention concerns a method for treatment of a disorder relating to the binding of a galectin, such as galectin-3 to a ligand in a mammal, such as a human.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: GALECTO BIOTECH AB
    Inventors: Fredrik Zetterberg, Ulf Nilsson, Hakon Leffler, Anders Pedersen, Hans Schambye, Thomas Brimert, Richard Johnsson
  • Patent number: 10709694
    Abstract: The application describes treatment of hepatic encephalopathy using gastrointestinal specific antibiotics. One example of a gastrointestinal specific antibiotic is rifaximin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventor: William Forbes
  • Patent number: 10689441
    Abstract: This invention relates generally to anti-Toll-like Receptor 4 (TLR4 antagonists) including antibodies that specifically bind Toll-like Receptor 4 (TLR-4), to methods of using the anti-TLR4 antagonists as therapeutics and to methods of using the anti-TLR4 antagonists for inhibiting, delaying the progression of, or otherwise ameliorating a symptom of Graft-versus-Host disease (GvHD) and/or improving survival of GvHD subjects and/or transplanted biological materials in subjects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: NovImmune SA
    Inventors: Emmanuel Monnet, Limin Shang, Susana Salgado-Pires, Walter Ferlin, Greg Elson
  • Patent number: 10639346
    Abstract: The present invention derives from the finding that increased levels of Toll like receptor 4 (TLR4) is associated with liver failure and renal dysfunction and/or brain dysfunction and that by decreasing TLR4 levels in vivo, the kidney and brain consequences of liver disease that are precipitated by superimposed infection or inflammation may be reduced. Accordingly, the invention provides TLR4 antagonists for use in a method of treating an individual suffering from liver disease presenting with renal or brain dysfunction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Yaqrit Limited
    Inventors: Rajiv Jalan, Naina Shah
  • Patent number: 10624915
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a dietary supplement comprising palatinose or a derivative thereof. The dietary supplement may be a nutritional product, a sports performance product, a weight loss product or a meal replacement product. The present invention is also directed to a method of increasing the absorption of a compound into the bloodstream, cells and tissue comprising administering palatinose, or a derivative thereof, in combination with the compound. The present invention also relates to a diluent for parenteral compounds. The diluent comprises palatinose or a derivative thereof. Another aspect of the present invention is directed to a method of decreasing the recovery time to pre-performance levels of total adenosine triphosphate (ATP) levels in a mammal comprising administering palatinose or a derivative thereof, to the mammal. The present invention is further directed to a method of supplying a compound to a diabetic patient, burn victim patient or trauma victim patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Inventor: Bruce W. Kneller
  • Patent number: 10555918
    Abstract: This disclosure relates to methods of treating or preventing cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) mediated diseases such as cystic fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, chronic pancreatitis, chronic bronchitis, asthma, mucus formation, comprising administering an effective amount of a 2-amino-N?-benzylidene-acetohydrazide compound or derivative thereof to a subject in need thereof. In certain embodiments, the 2-amino-N?-benzylidene-acetohydrazide compound is ((E)-N?-(3,5-dibromo-2,4-dihydroxybenzylidene)-2-(m-tolylamino)acetohydrazide; or (E)-N?-(3,5-dibromo-2,4-dihydroxybenzylidene)-2-(p-tolylamino)acetohydrazide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignees: Emory University, Bar-Ilan University, Childern's Healthccare of Atlanta, Inc.
    Inventors: Nael McCarty, Guiying Cui, Hanoch Senderowitz, Netaly Khazanov
  • Patent number: 10543159
    Abstract: The present invention provides an agent for activating proliferation of follicle dermal papilla cells comprising an acidic saccharide alkaline earth metal salt, wherein the acidic saccharide is selected from the group consisting of a phosphorylated saccharide and lactobionic acid. The acidic saccharide is preferably a phosphorylated saccharide. The alkaline earth metal salt is preferably a calcium salt or a magnesium salt. In accordance with the present invention, the proliferation of follicle dermal papilla cells is promoted. Thus, the agent for activating proliferation of follicle dermal papilla cells is expected to produce hair-restoration and hair-growth effects such as treatment of hair thinning, prevention of hair loss, promotion of hair restoration, and promotion of hair growth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: EZAKI GLICO CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Takatsugu Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10464964
    Abstract: An Embodiment of the invention relates to a compound of the general formula. The compound of formula is suitable for use in a method for treating a disorder relating to the binding of a galectin, such as galectin-3 to a ligand in a mammal, such as a human. Furthermore an embodiment of the present invention concerns a method for treatment of a disorder relating to the binding of a galectin, such as galectin-3 to a ligand in a mammal, such as a human.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Galecto Biotech AB
    Inventors: Fredrik Zetterberg, Ulf Nilsson, Hakon Leffler, Thomas Brimert, Richard Johnsson, Priya Verma
  • Patent number: 10350232
    Abstract: The present invention includes a concentration of at least 7.5% w/w saccharide other than trehalose, a preservative, in a buffered solution, wherein the composition is formulated for optic or otic administration. In certain embodiments, the composition is used to treat dry eyes, presbyopia, eye pain, blurred vision, confused mental function, scotoma, allergies, reduced craving for sugar, blocked tear ducts, tremors, vision and cognitive changes due to concussion, vertigo, TBI, loss of cognitive function as a result of traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, attention deficit disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or Guillain-Barre syndrome.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Inventor: Peter D. Jaillet
  • Patent number: 10335397
    Abstract: The application describes treatment of hepatic encephalopathy using gastrointestinal specific antibiotics. One example of a gastrointestinal specific antibiotic is rifaximin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd
    Inventor: William Forbes
  • Patent number: 10336984
    Abstract: A novel class of agents has been identified to serve as cell-guard agents and/or target-specific supplements to increase cell quality and yield, as well as select for target cell populations. Several additive agents (both natural and synthetic) have been identified, including Vitamin D3, NAC, resveratrol, salubrinal, AKT, and tunicamycin (among others) that hold promise for application in cell models. In one embodiment, hypothermic stress regimes are utilized. In another embodiment, normothermic conditions are utilized while other stressors are tested in the processing. The methods of maintaining mass cell cultures and/or selecting out particular cell populations for further research and clinical use represents an important step in therapeutic discovery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: CPSI Holdings LLC
    Inventors: John M. Baust, John G. Baust, William L. Corwin, Robert G. Van Buskirk
  • Patent number: 10294195
    Abstract: The invention provides a diamine crosslinking agent for acidic polysaccharides consisting of a diamine compound having a primary amino group at both terminals and an ester or thioester bond in the molecule, wherein the number of atom in the linear chain between at least one of the amino groups and the carbonyl carbon in the ester or thioester is 1 to 5; in particular, a diamine crosslinking agent for acidic polysaccharides which is represented by the general formula (I) below: [the symbols in the formula are as described in the specification]; a crosslinked acidic polysaccharide obtained by forming crosslinks by amide bonding between the amino groups in the diamine crosslinking agent and carboxyl groups in an acidic polysaccharide; and a medical material including the crosslinked product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Seikagaku Corporation
    Inventors: Sho Funayama, Yosuke Yasuda, Akihiro Takezawa, Katsuya Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10279042
    Abstract: The application of a highly controlled, micron-sized, branched, porous architecture to enhance the handling properties and degradation rate of hydrogels is described in the instant invention. A previously described pattern created through one-step nucleated crystallization in a hydrogel film creates tunable mechanical properties and/or chemical stability for use in tissue engineering applications. The bulk mechanical properties and the degradation rate of the material can be tuned easily by the addition or subtraction of crystalline structure or by the addition and subtraction of backfill material, making this useful for a variety of applications. Relevant mechanical properties that can be tuned through the application of this unique porosity are moduli, elasticity, tensile strength, and compression strength. The method of the present invention can be applied to biopolymers and natural materials as well as synthetic materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Board of Regents, The University of Texas System
    Inventors: Sarah Mayes, Christine Schmidt
  • Patent number: 10279050
    Abstract: The invention provides a class of sucrose ester based cationic lipids and preparation method thereof. The vector prepared using the cationic lipid can be used to deliver nucleic acid. The sucrose ester based cationic lipid is prepared by using a chemical synthesis method in the invention, wherein the synthesis method is simple, and has a relatively high product yield. A composition, including suspension, emulsion, micelle and liposome and the like, can be prepared by mixing the sucrose ester based cationic lipid compound of the invention with a co-lipid. Sucrose ester based cationic lipid complex can be prepared by using the said composition and nucleic acid, which has advantages such as simple preparation, low toxicity and high transfection efficiency, and is a novel and highly efficient gene vector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: DALIAN NATIONALITIES UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Shubiao Zhang, Defu Zhi, Shaohui Cui, Yinan Zhao, Quan Zhou
  • Patent number: 10265312
    Abstract: A method of preventing post-operative endophthalmitis involves injecting a colored antibiotic solution into the anterior segment of the eye during surgery, the antibiotic solution having moxifloxacin, cefuroxime, vancomycin, or some combination thereof, and the coloring agent being preferably a cobalamin (e.g., cyanocobalamin).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Inventor: Jason Ahee
  • Patent number: 10188661
    Abstract: Described herein is a novel dosage regimen, and related uses and methods, for a prostaglandin FP receptor agonist (PFPRA) compound topically administered to the skin. The dosage regimen is useful for reduction of subcutaneous fat, for example, in patients who suffer from local excesses of subcutaneous fat. A particular advantage of the dosage regimen is the ability to reduce composition exposure and thereby promote convenience and comfort, while maintaining the desired exposure and therapeutic effect in subcutaneous fat. Further provided are kits according to the novel dosage regimen, comprising a PFPRA composition and instructions for use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Topokine Therapeutics, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael S. Singer, Murat V. Kalayoglu
  • Patent number: 10166200
    Abstract: An oxygen therapeutic composition, which includes a perfluorocarbon material having a boiling point of about 4 degrees Celsius to about 60 degrees Celsius, a lipid; a viscosity modifier; a buffer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: NuvOx Pharma LLC
    Inventors: Evan C. Unger, Edmund R. Marinelli
  • Patent number: 10159635
    Abstract: The present invention provides cosmetic and pharmaceutical compositions and therapies capable of reducing skin pigmentation and valuable in treating and managing disorders of skin pigmentation. The invention uses safe and well tolerated non-digestible oligosaccharides as the active agents providing numerous advantages over the harsh chemicals of previously available compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Curapel (Scotland) Limited
    Inventors: Catherine O'Neill, Ralf Paus
  • Patent number: 10130583
    Abstract: The invention relates to a new powder composition which comprises in admixture: lactic acid, lactose and kaolin, wherein the amount of lactic acid is such that the pH of the powder composition should be within the range of about 3 to 4. Said powder composition may be use as a veterinary drug and in treating and/or preventing a disorder in the auditory canal of dogs and cats.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Pegion Operations Limited
    Inventor: Claes Thulin
  • Patent number: 9937134
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions suitable for topical administration to a mammalian subject including sodium hyaluronate and a pharmaceutically acceptable excipient. The present invention also provides methods for making and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: Cypress Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventor: Robert Lewis
  • Patent number: 9889176
    Abstract: The present invention derives from the finding that increased levels of Toll like receptor 4 (TLR4) is associated with liver failure and renal dysfunction and/or brain dysfunction and that by decreasing TLR4 levels in vivo, the kidney and brain consequences of liver disease that are precipitated by superimposed infection or inflammation may be reduced. Accordingly, the invention provides TLR4 antagonists for use in a method of treating an individual suffering from liver disease presenting with renal or brain dysfunction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: YAQRIT LIMITED
    Inventors: Rajiv Jalan, Naina Shah
  • Patent number: 9854826
    Abstract: The invention discloses an oligosaccharide mixture comprising at least one N-acetyl-lactosamine, at least one sialylated oligosaccharide, and at least one fucosylated oligosaccharide. Food product, especially infant formula, comprising said oligosaccharide mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Norbert Sprenger, Jean-Richard Neeser
  • Patent number: 9763969
    Abstract: The present invention describes compositions and related methods and kits for treating a variety of inflammatory conditions and infections. The therapeutic compositions include certain hyaluronidases capable of generating hyaluronan disaccharides when combined with hyaluronan, and/or the hyaluronan disaccharides themselves, and/or inflammatory hyaluronidase inhibitors. The invention further discloses the use of hyaluronidase inhibitors to treat certain infections in an individual.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Inventors: George Liu, Pierre Kyme
  • Patent number: 9744188
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are methods of inducing neuronal outgrowth of a neuron. The methods comprise contacting the neuron with an agent that binds receptor protein tyrosine phosphatase ? (RPTP?), to thereby induce neuronal outgrowth of the neuron. The agent may induces clustering of RPTP? and/or inhibit binding of chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan (CSPG) to RPTP?. Examples of suitable agents are heparan sulfate proteoglycan, heparan sulfate, heparan sulfate oligosaccharides, or heparin oligosaccharides. Additional agents are also disclosed. The neuron can be a CNS neuron or peripheral neuron. Also disclosed herein are methods of treating neuronal injury in a subject comprising, administering to the subject an agent that binds RPTP?. Administration may be to a site of neuronal injury, to thereby induce neuronal outgrowth at the site of neuronal injury.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignees: PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE, THE CHANCELLOR, MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
    Inventors: John G. Flanagan, Yingjie Shen, Edith Yvonne Jones, Alexandru Radu Aricescu, Charlotte Hannah Coles
  • Patent number: 9707249
    Abstract: A trehalulose-containing composition, its preparation and use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignee: SUDZUCKER AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT MANNHEIM/OCHSENFURT
    Inventors: Wolfgang Wach, Thomas Rose, Michael Klingeberg, Siegfried Peters, Tillmann Dörr, Stephan Theis, Jörg Kowalczyk, Stephan Hausmanns
  • Patent number: 9700523
    Abstract: An oxygen therapeutic composition, which includes a perfluorocarbon material having a boiling point of about 4 degrees Celsius to about 60 degrees Celsius, a lipid; a viscosity modifier; a buffer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: NuvOx Pharma LLC
    Inventors: Evan C. Unger, Ed Marinelli
  • Patent number: 9664677
    Abstract: A composition can include a complex, where the complex includes a photoluminescent nanostructure and a polymer free from selective binding to an analyte, the polymer adsorbed on the photoluminescent nanostructure, and a selective binding site associated with the complex.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Michael S. Strano, Jingqing Zhang, Paul Walter Barone, Daniel A. Heller, Jong-Ho Kim
  • Patent number: 9655918
    Abstract: The present invention relates to pharmaceutical formulations containing a combination of specific high-molecular weight hyaluronic acid derivatives and chondroitin sulfate to be used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, of subchondral damage, osteoporosis, synovitis, tenosynovitis, tendinitis, tendinosis, as an intra-articular washing liquid and as a viscous substitute of synovial fluid following osteochondral surgery. These formulations are also suitable for the treatment of interstitial cystitis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: FIDIA FARMACEUTICI S.P.A.
    Inventors: Anna Maria Zanellato, Vincenza Corsa, Giancarlo Carpanese, Monica Campisi
  • Patent number: 9622976
    Abstract: A stable formulation of telmisartan and hydrochlorothiazide having both substances in separate units is prepared, exhibiting exceptional stability when subjecting to stress conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: Lek Pharmaceuticals d.d.
    Inventors: Adnan Beso, Igor Legen, Sebastjan Reven
  • Patent number: 9539269
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods of reducing the incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis in an infant, toddler, or child using nutritional compositions including human milk oligosaccharides. The nutritional compositions including the human milk oligosaccharides are effective in reducing inflammation and the incidence of inflammatory diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: Abbott Laboratories
    Inventors: JoMay Chow, Steven R. Davis, Rachael Buck, Geralyn O. Duska-McEwen, Hawley K. Linke
  • Patent number: 9526602
    Abstract: A process for applying an adhesion barrier material to the tissue in a surgical site includes steaming the adhesion barrier material, preferably in a warm environment at a temperature of between about 140° F. (60° C.) and about 170° F. (77° C.); air drying the adhesion barrier material until the surface is not tacky; and applying the adhesion barrier material to tissue at a surgical site.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Inventors: Anne Piche-Radley, Della A. Smith, Monica D. Dye
  • Patent number: 9522183
    Abstract: The present invention provides liposomal compositions for inducing immune tolerance. The compounds typically comprise a liposome displaying a specific antigen and also a binding moiety for a sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin (Siglec)expressed on B cells. The invention also provides methods for inducing tolerance to a protein or polypeptide antigen (e.g., a protein antigen) in a subject. The methods involve administering to the subject a pharmaceutical composition that co-presents both the antigen and a glycan ligand for a Siglec expressed on B lymphocytes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignee: The Scripps Research Institute
    Inventors: James C. Paulson, Matthew Macauley, David Nemazee
  • Patent number: 9446095
    Abstract: Provided is a solid composition which has reduced bad taste and offensive odor and provides good taste and flavor, while containing wheat albumin at a high concentration. A solid composition comprising the following components (A) and (B): (A) wheat albumin, and (B) alanine or a salt thereof, wherein a mass ratio of a content of the 0.19-wheat albumin (a) in the solid composition to a content of the alanine or a salt thereof in terms of alanine (b) in the solid composition, [(a):(b)], is from 250:1 to 10:1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Aiko Shudo, Nobuteru Ishizuka
  • Patent number: 9326939
    Abstract: The present invention provides liposome targeting compounds for targeting cells expressing sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin (Siglec). The liposome compounds typically comprise a binding moiety that is a glycan ligand of the Siglec on the target cell. The liposome compounds also incorporate or encapsulate a biological agent (e.g., an antigen or a therapeutic agent) that can be delivered to the target cell to modulate or kill the target cell. The invention also provides methods of using the liposome targeting compounds for targeted delivery of antigen and for modulating immune cells or immune responses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignee: The Scripps Research Institute
    Inventors: James C. Paulson, Weihsu Claire Chen, Norihito Kawasaki, Corwin Nycholat
  • Patent number: 9241890
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a topical composition, in particular a cosmetic and/or dermatological composition, to be used for preventing and/or treating stretch marks, including, in a physiologically acceptable medium, an effective amount of at least one synthetic polysulfated oligosaccharide having 1 to 4 glycose units, the salts thereof, and/or the derivatives thereof. The invention also relates to a cosmetic method, in particular for treating stretch marks, including at least one step of applying said composition to the skin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignees: SOCIETE DE DEVELOPPEMENT ET DE RECHERCHE INDUSTRIELLE, LABORATOIRES URGO
    Inventors: Laurent Apert, Marielle Bouschbacher
  • Patent number: 9192791
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a topical composition for use on skin containing theanine derivatives as active components and, more particularly, to a topical composition for use on skin having anti-aging, skin wrinkle repair, skin barrier enhancement, skin immunity enhancement, skin moisturizing, and atopy alleviation effects by containing theanine derivatives as active components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignee: Amorepacific Corporation
    Inventors: Jin Young Lee, Jae Won Yoo, Hyang Tae Choi, Han Byul Kim, Sung Hoon Lee, Ji Seong Kim, Ji Hyun Bae
  • Patent number: 9180208
    Abstract: Microspheres, typically sterile, inert, silica glass microspheres, are dispersed in a carrier suitable for use relative to the object to be imaged and analyzed. In the case of ophthalmic imaging, an ophthalmically-acceptable gel is used and the resulting composition is dispensed into a mammalian eye. The gel and microspheres dispersed therein coat and conform to the surface of the eye. The microspheres enhance reflectance from the eye which improves signal-to-noise ratio and improves imaging quality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2015
    Assignee: i SONIC Medical Corporation
    Inventor: Pierre Bitoun
  • Patent number: 9161562
    Abstract: The invention relates to extracts, in particular non-nutrient phytochemicals, form sugar cane or sugar beet waste products, such as molasses, sugar mud and bagasse, which have Glycemic Index (GI) lowering properties and their use as sweeteners and in foods containing sugar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignee: Horizon Science Pty Ltd
    Inventors: David Kannar, Barry James Kitchen
  • Patent number: 9149043
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to compositions for treating and/or preventing fire blight in plants or parts thereof, to their methods of production, to concentrates for producing said compositions and to uses and methods based on said compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Inventors: Ulf Abele, Hans Siebenlist
  • Patent number: 9133279
    Abstract: The invention discloses a cross-linked polymer of at least one carbohydrate component comprising at least one primary alcohol function in particular for the manufacture of a composition which is intended to be applied onto the skin to obtain a tensing and/or toning effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2015
    Assignee: BASF BEAUTY Care Solutions France S.A.S.
    Inventors: Eric Perrier, Nabil Abdul-Malak, Julie Saget
  • Patent number: 9101785
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of treating seborrhoea by administering to an patient in need thereof a therapeutically effective amount of 2,3-dihydroxypropyl dodecanoate. In particular, the seborrhoea is associated with the skin, including the scalp. The method topically applies a composition containing a therapeutically effective amount of 2,3-dihydroxypropyl dodecanoate to the skin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2015
    Assignee: PIERRE FABRE DERMO-COSMETIQUE
    Inventors: Corinne Dechelette, Redoules Daniel
  • Patent number: 9060529
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of treating a liquid composition containing lacto-N-biose, the method including: preparing a liquid composition containing lacto-N-biose having a pH at 25° C. of not less than 2.0 and not more than 5.5, and heating the liquid composition at a temperature of 65° C. or higher. The present invention can provide a treatment method that enables thermal decomposition of lacto-N-biose to be suppressed when a liquid composition containing lacto-N-biose is heated at a temperature of 65° C. or higher, a liquid preparation containing lacto-N-biose that is treated using the treatment method, a dried product produced from such a liquid preparation containing lacto-N-biose, and a method of producing a product containing lacto-N-biose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Assignee: Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Motomitsu Kitaoka, Mamoru Nishimoto, Kanetada Shimizu
  • Patent number: 9056208
    Abstract: A personal care composition that comprises: a) a sugar infused with at least one additive, in particular, hair and/or skin benefit agent, wherein the infused sugar is coated with a hydrocarbon layer of selected viscosity and melting point; b) at least 10 wt % water, based on the total weight of the composition, wherein the infused and coated sugar is suspended in the composition as a disperse particle phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2015
    Inventors: Hongjie Liu, Lin Yang, Georgia Shafer
  • Patent number: 9045523
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to sulphated compounds comprising at least one glycosidic amine group, and polysaccharide, oligosaccharide, peptide and protein derivatives comprising such compounds, and mixtures thereof. The present invention is also directed to methods of synthesizing such compounds. Such compounds may bind to a range of proteins, find application in methods of modifying, or testing for a modification in the level of a cytokine in vivo, ex vivo or in vitro, and find application in the treatment and/or prevention of inflammation, an inflammatory disorder, a proliferative disorder, an immune disorder, an angiogenesis-dependent disorder, a sensitivity disorder, an adverse endocrine reaction, a degenerative disorder, wound healing, depression, and other diseases and disorders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2015
    Assignees: PHAROS PHARMACEUTICALS INC., DIOSAMINE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Michael Peter Seed, Michael Burnet, Hans Hurgen Gutke
  • Patent number: 9040078
    Abstract: The invention provides a method for treating a subject suffering from a disease of the central nervous system which is associated with an inflammatory response, including, inter alia, multiple sclerosis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), meningitis, Alzheimer's disease, pain, HIV-associated dementia, stroke, traumatic brain injury, encephalomyelitis, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, cerebral ischemia-induced injury or any combination thereof. This invention further provides for the use of a conjugate, or composition comprising the same, for treating the subject, wherein the conjugate comprises a lipid or phospholipid moiety bonded to a physiologically acceptable monomer, dimer, oligomer, or polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: YISSUM RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT COMPANY OF THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM
    Inventor: Saul Yedgar
  • Publication number: 20150141367
    Abstract: A prebiotic formulation for oral administration to a human comprising 2?-fucosyllactose, 3?-sialyllactose and 6?-sialyllactose, and a method for modulating or stimulating the growth of Bifidobacteria in the gut. The formulation may be an infant formula.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2015
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventor: David Curtis Frantz
  • Publication number: 20150140090
    Abstract: A composition for treating inflammation and pain, including a hydrogen-generating compound in an amount that increases the amount of hydrogen in an individual and has an anti-inflammatory effect. A composition for treating inflammation and pain, including synergistically effective amounts of pregabalin and lactulose. A method of treating inflammation and pain, by administering a composition comprising a hydrogen-generating compound to an individual in an amount that increases the amount of hydrogen in the individual and has an anti-inflammatory effect.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2013
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Toshihisa Kawai, Kenneth I. Kohn
  • Publication number: 20150133398
    Abstract: The invention provides methods and compositions for treating symptoms associated with lactose intolerance and for overall improvement in gastrointestinal health. Described herein are methods and compositions for improving overall gastrointestinal health or for decreasing symptoms of lactose intolerance by administering to subject in need thereof a prebiotic composition, optionally in combination with effective amount of a probiotic microbe or microbes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Inventors: Andrew J. Ritter, Dennis Savaiano, David Barnes, Todd Klaenhammer
  • Publication number: 20150126472
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a strain of Serratia plymuthica capable of producing turanose and to the uses thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2013
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Applicant: ROQUETTE FRERES
    Inventors: Sophie Defretin, Damien Raeckelboom
  • Patent number: 9023763
    Abstract: Compounds which are trehalose-6-phosphate or trehalose-6-phosphonate precursors of formula (I) or agriculturally acceptable salts thereof are provided: (I) The compounds are useful in increasing starch production in plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: Isis Innovation Limited
    Inventors: Ram Sagar, Lucia F. Primavesi, Matthew J. Paul, Benjamin G. Davis