Higher Fatty Acid Or Salt Thereof Patents (Class 514/558)
  • Patent number: 10633614
    Abstract: A series of natural soaps, both liquid and solid, and methods of making thereof, which have a synergistic effect when formulated with anti-redeposition ingredients in laundry applications both in synthetic and natural textiles and fabrics. The fatty acids and/or natural oils based series of natural soaps include both sodium and potassium soap products that interact synergistically with, preferably, known, natural anti-redeposition agents and alkaline builders creating highly effective, natural solid (bar or powdered) and liquid laundry cleaning products. Solid forms soaps are dried to an acceptable amount of moisture content for milling. Further blending is then performed with various natural anti-redeposition agents or natural products which exhibit said characteristics and/or alkaline builders. The solid forms may be formed into single dose tablets. Effervescent additives may further be included.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: VANGUARD SOAP LLC
    Inventors: Scott A. Smith, Jeffery A Breazeale
  • Patent number: 10624870
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to, inter alia, methods of treating cardiovascular-related disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: AMARIN PHARMACEUTICALS IRELAND LIMITED
    Inventors: Ian Osterloh, Pierre Wicker, Rene Braeckman, Paresh Soni, Mehar Manku
  • Patent number: 10624848
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to an ophthalmic emulsion. The emulsion has a unique combination of ingredients that promotes the stability of small oil droplets within the emulsion. The emulsion also includes a mucoadhesive polymer that aid in delivering a lipid to the ocular surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Alcon Inc.
    Inventors: Howard Allen Ketelson, David L. Meadows
  • Patent number: 10610556
    Abstract: Compositions for appetite control and/or regulation or loss of weight are described. The described compositions comprise a unique combination of ingredients, the combination including at least botanical substances, amino acids, and one or more metals, and may comprise and in some embodiments do further comprise one or more vitamins and/or caffeine. The compositions are taken by mouth and provide a multi-targeted approach for the regulation and control of appetite for subjects taking the composition. The composition is preferably taken before a meal. A recommended dose includes at least one dose of the described composition per day.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Therapeutic Solutions LLC
    Inventor: Sue Ann Alter
  • Patent number: 10603296
    Abstract: Compositions including small molecule biochemicals, and salts and derivatives thereof, and methods for detection, treatment or prophylaxis of neuromuscular disorders are provided, including modulation of microRNA that contribute to neuromuscular disorders, including muscular dystrophies, peripheral motor neuron diseases, motor neuron diseases, neuromuscular junction diseases, myopathies, metabolic diseases of the muscle, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, motor neuron diseases, Huntington's disease, spinocerebellar ataxia, and spinal muscular atrophy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Eric Dahl Jensen, Stephanie Venn-Watson
  • Patent number: 10588313
    Abstract: A compound containing one mole of a free fatty acid and one mole of the ammonium salt of the fatty acid and represented by the structural formula (I): CH3(CH2)xCOOH.CH3(CH2)xCOO?NH4+??(I) wherein x is 6, 7 or 8. Bacterial contaminated surfaces may be disinfected or bacteria removed from a bacterial contaminated surface by applying onto the surface a bactericidally effective amount of the compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Falcon Lab, LLC
    Inventor: Robert A. Smiley
  • Patent number: 10548866
    Abstract: A compound having the formula (I) R1-COOH wherein R1 is an alkyl or alkenyl group having a C7-11 backbone, optionally branched with a C1-6 alkyl group at any C position in the backbone, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, amide or ester thereof, wherein the backbone of the alkyl or alkenyl group, and/or the branched alkyl groups, are optionally interrupted by one or more heteroatoms, provided that when R1 is an alkyl group having a C7 backbone, the branching does not consist only of a hexyl group at the a carbon of R1, or only of a methyl group at the ? carbon of R1, or of only single methyl groups at both the ? and ??1 carbons of R1, and provided that when R1 is an alkyl group having a C8 or C11 backbone, the branching does not consist only of a propyl group at the a carbon of R1, for use in the treatment or prevention of a disease or a biomedical condition selected from seizure-related disorders, bipolar disorders, mania, depression, migraine, attention deficit hyperactivity disorders, latent HIV infecti
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: UCL BUSINESS LTD
    Inventors: Robin Simon Brooke Williams, Matthew Walker
  • Patent number: 10537541
    Abstract: Various embodiments of this invention are directed to pharmaceutical compositions and methods for treating diseases, including focal segmental glomerulosclerosis or pulmonary arterial hypertension. The compositions of such embodiments include activated fatty acids such as alkyl substituted fatty acids, keto fatty acids and nitro fatty acids. The methods of various embodiments include administering an effective amount of 10-nitro-9(E)-octadec-9-enoic acid to treat such diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: Complexa Inc.
    Inventor: Diane Jorkasky
  • Patent number: 10493020
    Abstract: A method of improving the appearance of periorbital dyschromia by identifying a target portion of skin in the periorbital region of a person that exhibits periorbital dyschromia and applying a personal care composition to the target portion of skin during a treatment period. The personal care composition includes an effective amount of Type I active, an effective amount of a Type II active, and a dermatologically acceptable carrier. The treatment period is of sufficient length for at least one of the actives to improve the appearance of the periorbital dyschromia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventor: Karen Marie Osorio
  • Patent number: 10449126
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition in the form of an emulsion of the oil-in-water type formed of oily globules which are each provided with a lamellar liquid crystal coating and which are dispersed in an aqueous phase, wherein it has a pH ranging from 3 to 5.5 and in that it contains at least one lipophilic surface-active agent with an HLB ranging from 2 to 5, at least one hydrophilic surface-active agent with an HLB ranging from 8 to 12 and at least one amphiphilic compound of ionic nature at a pH ranging from 3 to 5.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Florence L'Alloret, Jean-Thierry Simonnet
  • Patent number: 10441557
    Abstract: Germicidal compositions and methods of using the same in the prevention and treatment of various hoof diseases are provided. The germicidal compositions generally comprise formic acid, at least one C2-C10 carboxylic acid, and one or more anionic surfactants, such as an ?-olefin sulfonate. The germicidal compositions may be applied topically to the hooves of an animal through various means including the use of footbaths.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: DeLaval Holding AB
    Inventors: Maria Buchalova, Alex Skender
  • Patent number: 10398671
    Abstract: The present invention provides dietary formulations comprising polyunsaturated fatty acids and vitamin E. The present invention further provides methods of treating various conditions, generally involving administering to an individual in need thereof an effective amount of a subject dietary formulation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland
    Inventor: Claudia R. Morris
  • Patent number: 10375936
    Abstract: Methods of producing non-human animal models of corneal angiogenesis and corneal ectatic diseases, such as corneal keratoconus, by applying an aromatic compound to the eye of a non-human animal are described. Also described are non-human animal models of corneal angiogenesis and corneal ectatic diseases, and methods of using the non-human animal models to screen compounds that modulate corneal angiogenesis and corneal ectatic diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Inventor: Arturo Solis Herrera
  • Patent number: 10328025
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to an ophthalmic emulsion. The emulsion has a unique combination of ingredients that promotes the stability of small oil droplets within the emulsion. The emulsion also includes a mucoadhesive polymer that aid in delivering a lipid to the ocular surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: ALCON RESEARCH, LTD.
    Inventors: Howard Allen Ketelson, David L. Meadows
  • Patent number: 10292943
    Abstract: Methods and compositions are disclosed for delivering lutein or other antioxidant to target tissues such as the eye, in bioactive form, while protecting the antioxidant from degradation. The antioxidant is encapsulated in nanoparticles comprising a protein such as zein or a polymer such as poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA). Preferably a surfactant is associated with the nanoparticles as well, further helping to protect the antioxidant. After the nanoparticles are administered to the target tissue, bioactive antioxidant is released to the tissue over time. Optionally, the nanoparticles are admixed with a thermosensitive, bioadhesive gel to promote slow release of antioxidant. The methods and compositions are useful for treating or preventing conditions such as age-related macular degeneration or cataracts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
    Inventors: Cristina M. Sabliov, Carlos E. Astete, Ede Bodoki, Oliviu Vostinaru, Ovidiu Ciprian Samoil{hacek over (a)}, Elena Dinte
  • Patent number: 10220013
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to, inter alia, methods of treating mixed dyslipidemia with ethyl eicosapentaenoate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Amarin Pharmaceuticals Ireland Limited
    Inventors: Ian Osterloh, Pierre Wicker, Rene Braeckman, Paresh Soni, Mehar Manku
  • Patent number: 10130600
    Abstract: Methods and compositions for treating Ras-related cancers are provided that involve targeting lipid scavenging. Methods and compositions for identifying and/or characterizing more or less responsive cancers are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignees: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, The Trustees of Princeton University
    Inventors: Joshua Rabinowitz, Jurre Kamphorst, Craig Thompson, Justin Cross
  • Patent number: 10098098
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to compositions including a fatty acid soap/fatty acid mixture, and methods of use thereof. The compositions include a C5 to C12 fatty acid or mixtures thereof. The compositions show increased activity, e.g., insecticidal, soil removal, antimicrobial activity, at a controlled pH range of about 7.5 to about 9.0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Victor Fuk-Pong Man, Yvonne Marie Killeen, Michael Charles DeNoma, Kelly J. Herrera, S. John Barcay, William J. Pattison
  • Patent number: 10010506
    Abstract: The invention relates to matrix and layer compositions comprising a first polymer. The matrix and layer compositions are useful in the delivery of bioactives. In particular, the matrices and layers may have advantageous properties including mechanical properties and protection of bioactives and may also provide for pH-dependent release of a bioactive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: Novus International, Inc.
    Inventors: Houston Stephen Smith, Matthew J. Fischer, Graciela B. Arhancet, Rangarani Karnati, John A. Hume, Xiaojun Wang
  • Patent number: 10004685
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to an ophthalmic emulsion. The emulsion has a unique combination of ingredients that promotes the stability of small oil droplets within the emulsion. The emulsion also includes a mucoadhesive polymer that aid in delivering a lipid to the ocular surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: Alcon Research, Ltd.
    Inventors: Howard Allen Ketelson, David L. Meadows
  • Patent number: 9855237
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to, inter alia, methods of treating mixed dyslipidemia with ethyl eicosapentaenoate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: Amarin Pharmaceuticals Ireland Limited
    Inventors: Ian Osterloh, Pierre Wicker, Rene Braeckman, Paresh Soni, Mehar Manku
  • Patent number: 9745583
    Abstract: This invention provides a novel delivery means that enables efficient delivery of an active ingredient to a target cell. Such novel delivery means is a liposome for topical administration that consists of dioleylphosphatidylethanolamine (DOPE), phosphatidylcholine, and cationic lipid, that is not modified with PEG, and that is free of cholesterol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: DELTA-FLY PHARMA, INC.
    Inventor: Tatsuhiro Ishida
  • Patent number: 9707160
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition based on a magnetic or magnetizable material, the preparation thereof and use thereof for surface and deep cleansing of the epidermis. Said cosmetic composition has revealed to be particularly useful for preparing a mask for cleansing the epidermis of the face, breast, hands and body and, simultaneously, for maintaining the aesthetic appearance and functional efficiency thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignee: DERMOPHISIOLOGIQUE S.R.L.
    Inventor: Carolina Redaelli
  • Patent number: 9668967
    Abstract: The present invention provides a formulation comprising: i) a lipid matrix; ii) at least one thiolated antioxidant; iii) optionally at least one bioactive agent; and iv) optionally at least one chelating agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: CAMURUS AB
    Inventors: Catalin Nistor, Fredrik Tiberg, Krister Thuresson, Markus Johnsson
  • Patent number: 9532966
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of specifically designed lipid component with optimal fatty acid profile, an enhanced portion of the palmitic acid residues in the sn-2 position and present as lipid globules with a phospholipid coating for an early in life diet for improving the development of a healthy body composition, in particular prevention of obesity, later in life.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Assignee: N.V. Nutricia
    Inventors: Eline Marleen Van Der Beek, Marieke Abrahamse-Berkeveld, Annemarie Oosting, Martine Sandra Alles
  • Patent number: 9452151
    Abstract: In various embodiments, the present invention provides methods of treating and/or preventing cardiovascular-related disease and, in particular, a method of blood lipid therapy comprising administering to a subject in need thereof a pharmaceutical composition comprising eicosapentaenoic acid or a derivative thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2016
    Assignee: Amarin Pharmaceuticals Ireland Limited
    Inventors: Mehar Manku, Ian Osterloh, Pierre Wicker, Rene Braeckman, Paresh Soni, Joseph S. Zakrzewski
  • Patent number: 9445619
    Abstract: Provided herein are exemplary compositions, products, and capsules utilizing POA, EPA, blends of POA and EPA, total algal oil compositions, and/or whole biomass compositions in methods of inhibiting inflammation including in cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, stroke, metabolic syndromes, dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and/or cancer. The exemplary compositions, products, and capsules may be orally, topically, intravenously, and/or subcutaneously administered. The exemplary compositions herein may be used as feed, food, food supplements, beverages, beverage supplements, nutritional products, products for athletic performance, pharmaceutical products, and/or medical products for mammalian use, including humans.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: AURORA ALGAE, INC.
    Inventors: James Astwood, Michelle L. Collins, Brian Connolly
  • Patent number: 9415026
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are methods of inactivating and/or decolonizing bacteria on a surface. The present invention also discloses methods for treatment of epithelial conditions caused or aggravated by bacteria, such as acne vulgaris, in a subject in need thereof. The present invention additionally discloses inventive compounds and compositions that exhibit anti-bacterial and/or anti-inflammatory effects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: SIGNUM BIOSCIENCES, INC.
    Inventors: Jeffry B. Stock, Maxwell Stock
  • Patent number: 9393224
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a drug that contains a compound for inhibiting neutral lipid accumulation in cardiovascular tissue or cells and has an excellent prophylactic or therapeutic effect on cardiovascular complications of diabetes. The present invention relates to a prophylactic and/or therapeutic agent for cardiovascular complications of diabetes, the agent containing a compound (preferably a medium-chain fatty acid and/or a medium-chain triglyceride) for inhibiting neutral lipid accumulation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignees: OSAKA UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL CEREBRAL AND CARDIOVASCULAR CENTER, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION HAMAMATSU UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, KOWA COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Ken-ichi Hirano, Yoko Yasui, Yoshihiko Ikeda, Mitsutoshi Setou, Nobuhiro Zaima
  • Patent number: 9392788
    Abstract: Provided are compositions for attracting and/or stimulating oviposition. The compositions comprise a suitable carrier and a bacterium capable of producing nonanoic acid, tetradecanoic acid, or methyl tetradecanoate; Bacillus thuringiensis; Lactococcus lactis; Klebsiella oxytoca; Shigella dysenteriae; Brevundimonas vesicularis; a supernatant of a culture of any of the these bacteria; nonanoic acid; tetradecanoic acid; or methyl tetradecanoate, or any combination thereof, at a concentration effective to attract the mosquito to a target. The compositions may be comprised within a kit or trap. Also provided are methods of attracting mosquitoes to a target.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: North Carolina State University
    Inventors: Loganathan Ponnusamy, Ning Xu, Coby Schal, Charles S. Apperson, Dawn Wesson
  • Patent number: 9380780
    Abstract: Microbial growth inhibiting solutions and methods of employing the microbial growth inhibiting solutions in flushing and coating medical devices are disclosed. In alternative embodiments, the microbial growth inhibiting solutions include combinations of a chelating agent with a C4-C9 carboxylate antimicrobial agent, for example, such as n-octanoic acid. Methods of using these microbial growth inhibiting solutions for coating a medical device and for inhibiting catheter infection are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2016
    Inventors: Stanley L. Mills, Jacqueline L. Mills, Robert D. Maurer, Gary L. Rayburn, Marvin A. Cuchens
  • Patent number: 9308189
    Abstract: A composition for treating, ameliorating and/or preventing conditions associated with cognitive decline and/or motor neuron death comprise a fatty acid component enriched for one or more activated fatty acids and a nutraceutically acceptable excipient. A method for treating, ameliorating and/or preventing conditions associated with cognitive decline and/or motor neuron death includes administering a fatty acid component enriched for one or more activated fatty acids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignee: NITROMEGA CORP.
    Inventor: Raymond A. Miller
  • Patent number: 9295678
    Abstract: Described herein are nitrated lipids and methods of making and using the nitrated lipids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Assignees: The UAB Research Foundation, The State of Oregon Acting By And Through The State Board Of Higher Education On Behalf of The University of Oregon, University College Cardiff Consultants Limited, Morehouse School of Medicine, Inc.
    Inventors: Bruce A. Freeman, Francisco Schopfer, Valerie O'Donnell, Paul Baker, Yuqing E. Chen, Bruce Branchaud
  • Patent number: 9283166
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for modulating melanogenesis by modifying tyrosinase palmitoylation are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: ELC MANAGEMENT LLC
    Inventors: Daniel B. Yarosh, Lieve Declercq, Yoko Niki, Naoaki Saito
  • Patent number: 9259416
    Abstract: A drug for the treatment of cerebrovascular disorders associated with insufficient cerebral circulation such as ischemic stroke, which comprises a pharmaceutically effective amount of a pyrazolone compound of structural Formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, or a pseudo-polymorphic form thereof, administered at a controlled dose so that the plasma concentration of unchanged form is kept constant for a predetermined period of time and so that the compound may exhibit a higher effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2005
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI TANABE PHARMA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Yuki, Takuma Nakano, Hiroko Suzuki
  • Patent number: 9072296
    Abstract: Microbial growth inhibiting solutions and methods of employing the microbial growth inhibiting solutions in flushing and coating medical devices are disclosed. In alternative embodiments, the microbial growth inhibiting solutions include combinations of a chelating agent with a C4-C9 carboxylate antimicrobial agent, for example, such as n-octanoic acid. Methods of using these microbial growth inhibiting solutions for coating a medical device and for inhibiting catheter infection are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2015
    Assignee: Organic Medical Ventures, L.L.C.
    Inventors: Stanley L. Mills, Jacqueline L. Mills, Robert D. Maurer, Gary L. Rayburn, Marvin A. Cuchens
  • Patent number: 9066902
    Abstract: Compounds of formula I and their metabolites are potent mediators of an inflammatory response: (I) where a, b, c, d, e, f, V, W, X, Y, Ra, Ra?, Rb, Rb?, Rc, and Rc? are defined herein. In particular, the compounds of the invention are candidate therapeutics for treating inflammatory conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2015
    Assignee: University of Pittsburgh—Of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education
    Inventors: Bruce A. Freeman, Francisco J. Schopfer
  • Publication number: 20150125923
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to compositions and methods of delivering substances in a dry mode, wherein the compositions include a surface layer disposed on the outer surface of the composition that is permeable to carbon dioxide and oxygen. The compositions may be used to deliver microorganisms to remove contaminates, such as oil, chemical, waste, or sewage, from soil, water, or air. In other embodiments, the compositions can also be used for delivering liquid food, liquid food additives, liquid biotech agricultural ingredients, conventional liquid agricultural ingredients, liquid human wellness and dietary supplements, and liquid fragrances and beauty products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2011
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Applicant: DryLet LLC
    Inventors: Ramiro Trevino, Steven R. Ellis
  • Publication number: 20150110840
    Abstract: A skin cosmetic composition comprising the following components (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F): (A) from 0.5 to 6% by mass of a linear saturated fatty acid having 12 to 22 carbon atoms, (B) from 0.01 to 5% by mass of an organic base, (C) from 0.01 to 1% by mass of an inorganic base, (D) from 0.5 to 6% by mass of a linear saturated alcohol having 12 to 22 carbon atoms, (E) from 0.1 to 20% by mass of an oil agent, and (F) water, in which the total amount of components (A) and (D), [(A)+(D)], is from 2.5 to 12% by mass; the mass ratio (A)/[(A)+(D)], which is the mass ratio of component (A) to the total amount of components (A) and (D), [(A)+(D)], is from 0.2 to 0.7; the molar ratio (B)/[(B)+(C)], which is the molar ratio of component (B) to the total amount of components (B) and (C), [(B)+(C)], is from 5 to 60 mol %; and the molar ratio [(B)+(C)]/(A), which is the molar ratio of the total amount of components (B) and (C), [(B)+(C)], to component (A), is from 10 to 80 mol %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2014
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Applicant: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Tomokazu Yoshida, Hidehiro Nagasawa
  • Patent number: 9012506
    Abstract: Fatty acid-derived biomaterials, methods of making the biomaterials, and methods of using them as drug delivery carriers are described. The fatty acid-derived biomaterials can be utilized alone or in combination with a medical device for the release and local delivery of one or more therapeutic agents. Methods of forming and tailoring the properties of said biomaterials and methods of using said biomaterials for treating injury in a mammal are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: Atrium Medical Corporation
    Inventors: Keith M. Faucher, Hui Tang, Joseph Ferraro, Paul Martakos, Steve A. Herweck, Theodore Karwoski, Scott E. Corbeil
  • Patent number: 9006214
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a topical ophthalmic composition for a liquid comprised of clear colloidal polar nanolipids delivered in submicron sized particles, aqueous colloidal lubricants, aqueous polymers, emulsifies, and a unique stabilizing buffer system, which undergoes a liquid-gel phase transition in the eye. Said composition is designed to deliver advanced eye lubricants, protect the three (3) layers of corneal film from dryness, and provide a unique system of Dry Eye treatment that addresses and treats all three layers of corneal tear film. Said composition is further designed to provide a superior delivery system of various Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), and/or anti-infective/antibiotic/anti-fungal agents, accepted as safe and efficacious for ophthalmic use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Altaire Pharmaceutical, Inc.
    Inventor: Assad S. Sawaya
  • Patent number: 9006286
    Abstract: A disinfecting shower cleaner composition including a medium-chain fatty acid coupled with a nonionic surfactant providing temperature stable antimicrobial compositions. The invention specifically relates to antimicrobial compositions including fatty acid antimicrobial agents coupled with an ethoxylated amine and methods of using the antimicrobial compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Elizabeth R. Kiesel, Michael E. Besse, Lisa A. Hellickson, Mark D. Levitt, Daniel E. Pedersen
  • Patent number: 9000040
    Abstract: Fatty acid-based, pre-cure-derived biomaterials, methods of making the biomaterials, and methods of using them as drug delivery carriers are described. The fatty acid-derived biomaterials can be utilized alone or in combination with a medical device for the release and local delivery of one or more therapeutic agents. Methods of forming and tailoring the properties of said biomaterials and methods of using said biomaterials for treating injury in a mammal are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: Atrium Medical Corporation
    Inventors: Keith M. Faucher, Hui Tang, Paul Martakos, Steve A. Herweck, Theodore Karwoski, Allison Sullivan, Greg Melville, Scott E. Corbeil
  • Patent number: 9000041
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel hydroxyl compounds, compositions comprising hydroxyl compounds, and methods useful for treating and preventing a variety of diseases and conditions such as, but not limited to aging, Alzheimer's Disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetic nephropathy, diabetic retinopathy, a disorder of glucose metabolism, dyslipidemia, dyslipoproteinemia, hypertension, impotence, inflammation, insulin resistance, lipid elimination in bile, obesity, oxysterol elimination in bile, pancreatitis, pancreatitius, Parkinson's disease, a peroxisome proliferator activated receptor-associated disorder, phospholipid elimination in bile, renal disease, septicemia, metabolic syndrome disorders (e.g., Syndrome X), thrombotic disorder. Compounds and methods of the invention can also be used to modulate C reactive protein or enhance bile production in a patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: Esperion Therapeutics, Inc.
    Inventors: Jean-Louis Henri Dasseux, Carmen Daniela Oniciu
  • Patent number: 8999400
    Abstract: An aqueous disinfecting solution having a pH of from about 0.5 to about 6 consists essentially of hydrogen peroxide in a concentration of from about 0.05 to about 8 w/w % of the total solution, at least one anionic surfactant in a concentration of from about 0.02 to about 8 w/w % of the total solution, and at least one additional ingredient chosen from benzyl alcohol, an alcohol comprising one to six carbon atoms, and mixtures thereof, in a concentration of from about 0.1 to about 10 w/w % of the total solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: Virox Technologies Inc.
    Inventors: Jose A. Ramirez, Navid Omidbakhsh
  • Publication number: 20150094292
    Abstract: Activated fatty acids, topical compositions including activated fatty acids and methods for using activated fatty acids to treat a variety of diseases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2014
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventor: Raymond A. Miller
  • Patent number: 8993625
    Abstract: A method of parenterally administering a composition, the method including parenterally administering to a person a composition including at least one omega-3 fatty acid and at least one drug, wherein the at least one omega-3 fatty acid source and the at least one drug are administered simultaneously.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: Stable Solutions LLC
    Inventor: David F. Driscoll
  • Publication number: 20150086523
    Abstract: The invention is dietary supplements, nutraceutical compositions, medical foods, and animal feeds that have cytoprotective (cell and tissue protection) and health promoting effects. The compositions contain a high dose range of agmatine and nutraceutical acceptable salts thereof as dietary fortification for providing effective long-term cytoprotection and affording for soft stool. The compositions may contain agmatine alone or in combination with other dietary ingredients having health promoting effects. The compositions can be prepared with dietary accepted excipients and compatible forms of carriers, including but not limited to, powders, tablets, capsules, controlled release carriers, lozenges and chewable preparations, liquid suspensions, suspensions in an edible supporting matrix or foodstuff and oral rehydration solutions, to enable consumption of said compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2014
    Publication date: March 26, 2015
    Inventors: Gad Gilad, Varda Gilad
  • Patent number: 8987332
    Abstract: The present invention provides methods of treating a ?-arrestin2 mediated and/or GPR120 mediated response in a subject. The ?-arrestin2 mediated and/or GPR120 mediated response can be inflammation, including diabetes, inflammation associated with obesity and obesity. The methods can comprise administering to a subject a therapeutically effective amount of a compound predicted to bind a ?-arrestin2 molecule and/or GPR120, wherein the compound selectively activates a ?-arrestin2-dependent signaling pathway of GPR120.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: Jerrold M. Olefsky, Da Young Oh
  • Patent number: RE45483
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for preventing obesity later in life by administering a certain nutritional composition to an infant with the age between 0 and 36 months. The composition comprises linoleic and alpha-linolenic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: N.V. Nutricia
    Inventors: Renate Maria Louise Zwijsen, Gelske Speelmans, Eline Marleen Van Der Beek, Gunther Boehm