Derived From Oil Seed, E.g., Cotton Seed, Rapeseed, Sunflower, Etc. Patents (Class 530/377)
  • Patent number: 10617133
    Abstract: A system and method for anti-nutritional removal includes generating a feed stock from a plant-based protein source, the plant-based protein source having anti-nutritionals disposed therein. The system and method includes generating an ethanol slurry by combining the feed stock with an ethanol wash containing a first volume of ethanol and processing the ethanol slurry through an extractor to generate an ethanol matrix and a feed stock mass. The method and system further includes providing the feed stock mass to a desolventizer and generating a desolventized feed stock mass therefrom. Therein, the method and system includes drying the desolventized feed stock mass to generate a clean feed stock with at least a portion of the anti-nutritionals removed therefrom. In one embodiment, the feed stock may be fava beans with the removal of vicine and covicine as anti-nutritionals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: NUTRIATI, INC.
    Inventors: Michael A Spinelli, Krisan Singh, Reinhold Brand
  • Patent number: 10555542
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods for separating non-soy plant materials to produce a fat-enriched fraction, a reduced-fat plant extract, reduced-fat plant protein compositions, a crude oil, plant gums, a degummed oil and a protein-fat sediment. Also disclosed are food products containing or prepared from the reduced-fat extracts, fat-enriched fraction, gums, oils, protein-fat sediments and reduced-fat protein compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Specialty Protein Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: Donald L. Crank
  • Patent number: 9427013
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for processing rape seeds (A.A), according to which the seeds are hulled and separated into kernels (S.E) and hulls (S.G), the kernels (S.E) being subjected to one or more pressings in order to extract oil (P.A; P.C), leaving behind a press cake (P.B; P.D) containing solids and oil. Said method is carried out in such a way that the press cake (P.B; P.D) is either directly distributed or distributed after at least one further grinding process (K; W) as a raw material, filler or additive (K. D) for animal feed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignee: Teutoburger Ölmühle GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Michael Rass, Christian Schein
  • Patent number: 9351514
    Abstract: The protein preparation produced from rape seeds has a protein content of less than 90% based on the dry mass, has a brightness L*, determined according to CIE-L*a*b* color scale, of at least 70 and also has at least water-binding, oil-binding and emulsifying functionality. The method for producing a protein preparation includes dehulling the rape seeds and a mechanical deoiling process, wherein only part of the oil is separated and/or wherein the process is carried out at a temperature, averaged over the duration of the pressing process, of less than 80° C., and/or an extraction process wherein the amount of non-protein material is reduced in the protein flour and then the grain size is prepared in order to obtain a pourable material having a predetermined particle size distribution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.
    Inventors: Claudia Pickardt, Peter Eisner, Stephanie Bader, Klaus Muller, Hubert Zimmermann, Etienne Bernath, Florian Wild, Michael Frankl, Sigrid Gruppe, Klaus Schreiber
  • Patent number: 9179692
    Abstract: Embodiments of the process for isolating proteins from a defatted meal comprise extracting the defatted meal with an acidic solvent at a pH of between 2 and 6 to obtain a mixture of treated meal and a first solution of proteins. The process further comprises extracting the treated meal with an alkaline solvent at a pH of between 9 and 12.5 to obtain a mixture of meal residue and a second solution of proteins. The meal residue is separated from the second solution of proteins, and the proteins are separated from the second solution of proteins to obtain one or more protein products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2015
    Inventors: Olev Trass, Eduard Tearo, Toivo Trass
  • Patent number: 9115202
    Abstract: A soluble canola protein isolate is prepared from canola protein micellar mass by solubilizing the protein micellar mass in a calcium salt solution, preferably a calcium chloride solution, followed by dilution of the resulting canola protein solution. Following removal of the precipitate phytic acid, the aqueous canola protein solution is concentrated, optionally diafiltered, and acidified to a pH of about 2.5 to 4.0 to produce an acidified clear canola protein solution, which may be concentrated, subjected to a color removal step and dried. The canola protein isolate so formed is soluble, transparent and heat stable in an acid aqueous environment and also is soluble at natural pH, without precipitation of protein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2015
    Assignee: BURCON NUTRASCIENCE (MB) CORP.
    Inventors: Kevin I. Segall, Brent E. Green, Martin Schweizer
  • Patent number: 9109244
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for the production of at least one microbial metabolite having at least 3 carbon atoms or at least 2 carbon atoms and at least 1 nitrogen atom by means of sugar-based microbial fermentation, comprising: a) the preparation of a sugar-containing liquid medium with a monosaccharide content of more than 20% by weight from a starch feedstock, the sugar-containing liquid medium also comprising non-starchy solid constituents of the starch feedstock; b) the fermentation of the sugar-containing liquid medium for the production of the metabolite(s); and c) depletion or isolation of at least one metabolite from the fermentation liquor, wherein a microorganism strain which produces the desired metabolite(s) is cultivated with the sugar-containing liquid medium, said liquid medium being obtained by: a1) milling the starch feedstock; and a2) liquefying the millbase in an aqueous liquid in the presence of at least one starch-liquefying enzyme, followed by saccharification using at least
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Markus Pompejus, Stephan Freyer, Markus Lohscheidt, Oskar Zelder, Matthias Boy
  • Patent number: 9011959
    Abstract: A novel canola protein isolate made predominantly of 2S canola protein and having equal to better solubility properties and improved clarity properties, has an increased proportion of 2S canola protein and a decreased proportion of 7S canola protein. The novel canola protein isolate is formed by heat treatment or isoelectric precipitation of aqueous supernatant from canola protein micelle formation and precipitation, to effect precipitation of 7S protein which is sedimented and removed. Alternatively, the novel canola protein isolate may be derived from a selective membrane procedure in which an aqueous canola protein solution containing 12S, 7S and 2S canola proteins is subjected to a first selective membrane technique to retain 12S and 7S canola proteins in a retentate, which is dried to provide a canola protein isolate consisting predominantly of 7S canola protein, and to permit 2S canola protein to pass through the membrane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: Burcon Nutrascience (MB) Corp.
    Inventors: Martin Schweizer, Brent E. Green, Kevin I. Segall, Randy Willardsen
  • Patent number: 8987551
    Abstract: The invention provides modified oleosins, including at least one artificially introduced cysteine, and methods and compositions for producing the modified oleosins. Also provided are polynucleotides encoding the modified oleosins, constructs and host cells comprising the polynucleotides, methods for producing oil bodies comprising the modified oleosins, in vivo and in vitro, and methods for producing oil in host cells and plants. The invention also provides methods for increasing the rate of CO2 assimilation in photosynthetic cells and plants, and involves reducing or preventing lipid recycling, and/or expressing modified oleosins with artificially introduced cysteine residues in the photosynthetic cells and plants. Also provided are methods for increasing oil production in plants, via expression of modified oleosins in the non-photosynthetic tissues/organs of plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: Agresearch Limited
    Inventors: Nicholas John Roberts, Richard William Scott, Somrutai Winichayakul, Marissa Roldan
  • Publication number: 20150072396
    Abstract: Low-copper click chemistry, 1.3-dipolar cycloadditions, and Staudinger ligations for modifying biomolecules is provided. Compositions, methods, and kits relating to low-copper click chemistry, 1.3-dipolar cycloadditions, and Staudinger ligations are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2012
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Applicant: LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kyle Gee, Upinder Singh, Scott Grecian, Scott Clarke
  • Publication number: 20150073127
    Abstract: A process to isolate protein from the meal or oil cake comprising the following steps: extracting the meal with water to obtain an aqueous solution; concentrating the aqueous extract to an aqueous solution comprising 5 to 30 wt % protein, preferably 10 to 30 wt % protein; adding a water-soluble solvent to the concentrated aqueous solution to obtain a protein precipitate; and separating the protein precipitate from the liquid fraction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2012
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Inventors: Piotr Wnukowski, Cecile Veerman, Gerardus Johannes Franciscus Smolders
  • Publication number: 20150074847
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for enhancing protein stability in transgenic plants. The compositions are nucleic acid constructs which encode fusion proteins, fusion proteins, transgenic plant cells and transgenic plants. A fusion protein in accordance with the present invention comprises a protein of interest and a UBA1 or UBA2 domain of an Arabidopsis RAD23 protein. The methods use the nucleic acid constructs to produce fusion proteins in transgenic plant cells or transgenic plants. The fusion proteins have greater stability than the protein of interest and have the same function as the proteins of interest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2013
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Applicant: THE ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Nam-Hai Chua, In Cheol Jang, Qiwen Niu, Shulin Deng
  • Publication number: 20150026837
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated UA5612 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar UA5612, to the plants of soybean cultivar UA5612, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar UA5612, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar UA5612. The invention also relates to methods for producing a soybean plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic soybean plants and plant parts produced by those methods. The invention also relates to soybean cultivars or breeding cultivars, and plant parts derived from soybean cultivar UA5612. The invention also relates to methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines, or plant parts derived from soybean cultivar UA5612, and to the soybean plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. The invention further relates to hybrid soybean seeds, plants, and plant parts produced by crossing cultivar UA5612 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2013
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Inventors: PENGYIN CHEN, JOHN C. RUPE, DONALD G. DOMBEK, TERRENCE L. KIRKPATRICK, ROBERT T. ROBBINS
  • Publication number: 20150018524
    Abstract: A binding screen comprising a gas-porous solid non-water-dispersible carrier, to which has been substantially irreversibly bound a compound having matrix metalloproteinase binding functionality, particularly doxycycline.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2013
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventor: Paul James Davis
  • Publication number: 20140351967
    Abstract: This invention relates to crop plants of which the fruit dehiscence properties are modulated. More specifically the invention relates to improved methods and means for reducing seed shattering, or delaying seed shattering until after harvest, while maintaining at the same time an agronomically relevant treshability of the pods, and for increasing yield.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2014
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Inventors: Benjamin LAGA, Bart Den Boer, Bart Lambert
  • Patent number: 8895006
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for treatment of toxin poisoning are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2014
    Assignee: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
    Inventors: Nilgun Tumer, Xiao-Ping Li
  • Publication number: 20140338014
    Abstract: In an embodiment, the invention relates to the seeds, plants, and plant parts of canola variety SCV435009 and to methods for producing a canola plant produced by crossing canola variety SCV435009 with itself or with another canola variety. The invention also relates to methods for producing a canola plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic canola plants and plant parts produced by those methods. This invention also relates to canola varieties or breeding lines and plant parts derived from canola variety SCV435009, to methods for producing other canola varieties, lines or plant parts derived from canola variety SCV435009 and to the canola plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. The invention further relates to hybrid canola seeds, plants and plant parts produced by crossing the variety SCV435009 with another canola variety.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2013
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Applicant: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY LLC
    Inventor: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY LLC
  • Publication number: 20140338016
    Abstract: In an embodiment, the invention relates to the seeds, plants, and plant parts of canola variety SCV822805 and to methods for producing a canola plant produced by crossing canola variety SCV822805 with itself or with another canola variety. The invention also relates to methods for producing a canola plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic canola plants and plant parts produced by those methods. This invention also relates to canola varieties or breeding lines and plant parts derived from canola variety SCV822805, to methods for producing other canola varieties, lines or plant parts derived from canola variety SCV822805 and to the canola plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. The invention further relates to hybrid canola seeds, plants and plant parts produced by crossing the variety SCV822805 with another canola variety.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2013
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Applicant: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventor: Monsanto Technology LLC
  • Publication number: 20140338012
    Abstract: In an embodiment, the invention relates to the seeds, plants, and plant parts of canola variety SCV816796 and to methods for producing a canola plant produced by crossing canola variety SCV816796 with itself or with another canola variety. The invention also relates to methods for producing a canola plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic canola plants and plant parts produced by those methods. This invention also relates to canola varieties or breeding lines and plant parts derived from canola variety SCV816796, to methods for producing other canola varieties, lines or plant parts derived from canola variety SCV816796 and to the canola plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. The invention further relates to hybrid canola seeds, plants and plant parts produced by crossing the variety SCV816796 with another canola variety.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2013
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Applicant: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY LLC
    Inventor: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY LLC
  • Publication number: 20140338015
    Abstract: In an embodiment, the invention relates to the seeds, plants, and plant parts of canola variety SCV569538 and to methods for producing a canola plant produced by crossing canola variety SCV569538 with itself or with another canola variety. The invention also relates to methods for producing a canola plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic canola plants and plant parts produced by those methods. This invention also relates to canola varieties or breeding lines and plant parts derived from canola variety SCV569538, to methods for producing other canola varieties, lines or plant parts derived from canola variety SCV569538 and to the canola plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. The invention further relates to hybrid canola seeds, plants and plant parts produced by crossing the variety SCV569538 with another canola variety.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2013
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Applicant: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventor: Monsanto Technology LLC
  • Publication number: 20140338013
    Abstract: In an embodiment, the invention relates to the seeds, plants, and plant parts of canola variety SCV366592 and to methods for producing a canola plant produced by crossing canola variety SCV366592 with itself or with another canola variety. The invention also relates to methods for producing a canola plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic canola plants and plant parts produced by those methods. This invention also relates to canola varieties or breeding lines and plant parts derived from canola variety SCV366592, to methods for producing other canola varieties, lines or plant parts derived from canola variety SCV366592 and to the canola plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. The invention further relates to hybrid canola seeds, plants and plant parts produced by crossing the variety SCV366592 with another canola variety.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2013
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Applicant: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY LLC
    Inventor: Dale R. Burns
  • Publication number: 20140303351
    Abstract: This invention is intended to be used to search for a transcription factor having novel functions of increasing the weight of an individual plant, increasing the weight of a given tissue per individual plant, or improving the productivity of a given substance per individual plant and to improve such properties in the plant. The weight of an individual plant is increased, the weight of a given tissue per individual plant is increased, the productivity of a given substance per individual plant is improved, or the content of a given substance per given tissue of a plant is increased via expression of a transcription factor that has been modified to suppress transcription accelerating activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2014
    Publication date: October 9, 2014
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroshi CHATANI, Chikara OHTO, Yukio OKAMURA, Norihiro MITSUKAWA, Nobuhiko MURAMOTO, Masaru TAKAGI, Nobutaka MITSUDA, Tomotsugu KOYAMA, Kyoko MATSUI
  • Publication number: 20140303349
    Abstract: This invention is intended to be used to search for a transcription factor having novel functions of increasing the weight of an individual plant, increasing the weight of a given tissue per individual plant, or improving the productivity of a given substance per individual plant and to improve such properties in the plant. The weight of an individual plant is increased, the weight of a given tissue per individual plant is increased, the productivity of a given substance per individual plant is improved, or the content of a given substance per given tissue of a plant is increased via expression of a transcription factor that has been modified to suppress transcription accelerating activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2014
    Publication date: October 9, 2014
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroshi CHATANI, Chikara OHTO, Yukio OKAMURA, Norihiro MITSUKAWA, Nobuhiko MURAMOTO, Masaru TAKAGI, Nobutaka MITSUDA, Tomotsugu KOYAMA, Kyoko MATSUI
  • Publication number: 20140303350
    Abstract: This invention is intended to be used to search for a transcription factor having novel functions of increasing the weight of an individual plant, increasing the weight of a given tissue per individual plant, or improving the productivity of a given substance per individual plant and to improve such properties in the plant. The weight of an individual plant is increased, the weight of a given tissue per individual plant is increased, the productivity of a given substance per individual plant is improved, or the content of a given substance per given tissue of a plant is increased via expression of a transcription factor that has been modified to suppress transcription accelerating activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2014
    Publication date: October 9, 2014
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroshi CHATANI, Chikara OHTO, Yukio OKAMURA, Norihiro MITSUKAWA, Nobuhiko MURAMOTO, Masaru TAKAGI, Nobutaka MITSUDA, Tomotsugu KOYAMA, Kyoko MATSUI
  • Publication number: 20140303352
    Abstract: This invention is intended to be used to search for a transcription factor having novel functions of increasing the weight of an individual plant, increasing the weight of a given tissue per individual plant, or improving the productivity of a given substance per individual plant and to improve such properties in the plant. The weight of an individual plant is increased, the weight of a given tissue per individual plant is increased, the productivity of a given substance per individual plant is improved, or the content of a given substance per given tissue of a plant is increased via expression of a transcription factor that has been modified to suppress transcription accelerating activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2014
    Publication date: October 9, 2014
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroshi CHATANI, Chikara OHTO, Yukio OKAMURA, Norihiro MITSUKAWA, Nobuhiko MURAMOTO, Masaru TAKAGI, Nobutaka MITSUDA, Tomotsugu KOYAMA, Kyoko MATSUI
  • Publication number: 20140259224
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides methods of producing a plant that exhibits an enhanced trait selected from the group consisting of altered hexose sugar level, altered starch level, altered sucrose phosphate synthase activity, altered ureide level and delayed senescence, as compared to a control plant. The present disclosure also provides transgenic cells, plants, plant parts, seeds, progeny plants, products or commodity products produced by this method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2012
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicants: BASF PLANT SCIENCE COMPANY GMBH, MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY L.L.C.
    Inventors: Nicole Christiansen, Stefan Henkes, Ganesh Kumar, Amanda McClerren, Robert Meister, Marie Petracek, Sasha Preuss, Richard Trethewey, Qingzhang Xu
  • Patent number: 8821955
    Abstract: Protein concentrates and protein isolates, in addition to processes for the production of protein concentrates and protein isolates, are disclosed. In particular, the disclosure relates to the removal of fiber from an oilseed meal using low g-force centrifugation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: Siebte PMI Verwaltungs GmbH
    Inventor: Qingnong Nelson Tang
  • Publication number: 20140221617
    Abstract: Canola protein products having a protein content of at least about 60 wt % (N×6.25) d.b., preferably at least about 90 wt %, more preferably at lease about 100 wt %, and low phytic acid content, are produced by extracting canola seeds or canola oil seed meal with an aqueous calcium salt solution, preferably calcium chloride solution, to cause solubilization of canola protein from the seeds or meal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2012
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Inventors: Randy Willardsen, Martin Schweizer, Kevin I. Segall
  • Publication number: 20140223601
    Abstract: This invention is intended to be used to search for a transcription factor having novel functions of increasing the weight of an individual plant, increasing the weight of a given tissue per individual plant, or improving the productivity of a given substance per individual plant and to improve such properties in the plant. The weight of an individual plant is increased, the weight of a given tissue per individual plant is increased, the productivity of a given substance per individual plant is improved, or the content of a given substance per given tissue of a plant is increased via expression of a transcription factor that has been modified to suppress transcription accelerating activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2014
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroshi CHATANI, Chikara OHTO, Yukio OKAMURA, Norihiro MITSUKAWA, Nobuhiko MURAMOTO, Tomotsugu KOYAMA, Kyoko MATSUI, Masaru TAKAGI
  • Publication number: 20140128574
    Abstract: Protein concentrates and protein isolates, in addition to processes for the production of protein concentrates hydrolyzates thereof and protein isolates, are disclosed. In particular, the disclosure relates to a process for removing fiber from an oilseed meal, comprising: i) mixing an oilseed meal with a blending solvent, optionally water, saline solution, polysaccharide solution or protein containing solution, to form a mixture; ii) optionally adjusting the pH of the protein slurry to a pH of about 2 to about 10; iii) separating the mixture to form a protein slurry comprising soluble and insoluble proteins and an insoluble fiber fraction, and iv) extracting the protein slurry with an alcohol containing solvent to render soluble protein insoluble and separating and recovering the insoluble protein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2014
    Publication date: May 8, 2014
    Applicant: BIOEXX SPECIALTY PROTEINS LTD.
    Inventor: Qingnong Nelson Tang
  • Publication number: 20140066597
    Abstract: A canola protein isolate useful in aquaculture is formed by a procedure in which canola oil seed meal is extracted to cause solubilization of protein in the canola oil seed meal to form an aqueous protein solution having a protein content of about 5 to about 40 g/L and a pH of about 5 to about 6.8. After separation of the aqueous protein solution from the residual canola oil seed meal, the protein concentration is increased to at least about 50 g/L while maintaining the ionic strength substantially constant by using a selective membrane technique. The concentrated protein solution is dried to provide a canola protein isolate having a protein content of at least about 90 wt % (N×6.25) d.b.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2013
    Publication date: March 6, 2014
    Inventors: Martin Schweizer, Brent E. Green, Randy Willardsen
  • Publication number: 20140050839
    Abstract: A method of extracting lectin from the common bean as well as a lectin preparation. The abstract of the disclosure is submitted herewith as required by 37 C.F.R. §1.72(b). As stated in 37 C.F.R. §1.72(b): A brief abstract of the technical disclosure in the specification must commence on a separate sheet, preferably following the claims, under the heading “Abstract of the Disclosure.” The purpose of the abstract is to enable the Patent and Trademark Office and the public generally to determine quickly from a cursory inspection the nature and gist of the technical disclosure. The abstract shall not be used for interpreting the scope of the claims. Therefore, any statements made relating to the abstract are not intended to limit the claims in any manner and should not be interpreted as limiting the claims in any manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2013
    Publication date: February 20, 2014
    Inventor: Pawel MICHALOWSKI
  • Publication number: 20140026257
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to the field of molecular biology and concerns a method for enhancing various economically important yield-related traits in plants. More specifically, the present invention concerns a method for enhancing yield-related traits in plants by modulating expression in a plant of a nucleic acid encoding a WI12-like (WIL) polypeptide or a SAWADEE-like polypeptide or a POZ-like (Pox virus and Zn Finger) polypeptide. The present invention also concerns plants having modulated expression of a nucleic acid encoding a WIL polypeptide or a SAWADEE-like polypeptide or a POZ-like polypeptide, which have enhanced yield-related traits relative to control plants. The invention also provides hitherto unknown WIL-encoding nucleic acids, and constructs comprising the same, and hitherto unknown POZ-like encoding nucleic acids, and constructs comprising the same, useful in performing the methods of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2011
    Publication date: January 23, 2014
    Applicant: BASF PLANT SCIENCE COMPANY GmbH
    Inventors: Yves Hatzfeld, Christophe Reuzeau, Ana Isabel Sanz Molinero, Steven Vandenabeele, Koen Bruynseels, Valerie Frankard
  • Patent number: 8623445
    Abstract: Protein concentrates and protein isolates, in addition to processes for the production of protein concentrates and protein isolates, are disclosed. In particular, the disclosure relates to the removal of fiber from an oilseed meal using low g-force centrifugation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2014
    Assignee: Bio-Extraction Inc.
    Inventor: Qingnong Nelson Tang
  • Publication number: 20140007293
    Abstract: Disclosed are isolated nucleic acid molecules (inducible promoters) capable of directing expression in plant cell. In some embodiments, the promoters include a nucleic acid sequence set forth as SEQ ID NO: 1 or SEQ ID NO: 2, or a variant thereof. In some embodiments, the promoter is capable of gene expression in plants of an operably linked nucleic acid sequence. Disclosed are transgenic plants or parts thereof, that can include expression cassettes and/or expression vectors, which can be stably incorporated into the genome of the plant. Methods of regulating the expression of a polynucleotide of interest in a plant cell are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2013
    Publication date: January 2, 2014
    Applicant: University of Tennessee Research Foundation
    Inventors: C. Neal Stewart, Wusheng Liu, Mitra Mazarei
  • Publication number: 20140005363
    Abstract: Protein concentrates and protein isolates, in addition to processes for the production of protein concentrates hydrolyzates thereof and protein isolates, are disclosed. In particular, the disclosure relates to a process for removing fiber from an oilseed meal, comprising: i) mixing an oilseed meal with a blending solvent, optionally water, saline solution, polysaccharide solution or protein containing solution, to form a mixture; ii) optionally adjusting the pH of the protein slurry to a pH of about 2 to about 10; iii) separating the mixture to form a protein slurry comprising soluble and insoluble proteins and an insoluble fiber fraction, and iv) hydrolyzing the insoluble proteins.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2013
    Publication date: January 2, 2014
    Applicant: BIOEXX SPECIALTY PROTEINS LTD.
    Inventor: Qingnong Nelson Tang
  • Publication number: 20130331551
    Abstract: Canola protein isolate is recovered from canola oil seeds by crushing the oil seeds and extracting the crushed canola oil seeds. Fat co-extracted from the crushed oil seeds is removed from the aqueous canola protein solution which then is processed by the micellar route to obtain the canola protein isolate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2013
    Publication date: December 12, 2013
    Inventors: Kevin I. Segall, Brent E. Green, Martin Schweizer
  • Patent number: 8580330
    Abstract: Canola protein isolates are provided which contain both albumin and globulin protein fractions that are soluble and transparent in an acidic aqueous environment. The canola protein isolates are completely soluble in water at low pH, low in phytic acid and useful in products for human consumption, pet foods and aquaculture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2013
    Assignee: Burcon Nutrascience (MB) Corp.
    Inventors: Martin Schweizer, Brent E. Green, Kevin I. Segall, James Logie
  • Publication number: 20130291153
    Abstract: In an embodiment, the invention relates to the seeds, plants, and plant parts of canola line SCV967592 and to methods for producing a canola plant produced by crossing canola line SCV967592 with itself or with another canola line. The invention also relates to methods for producing a canola plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic canola plants and plant parts produced by those methods. This invention also relates to canola lines or breeding lines and plant parts derived from canola line SCV967592, to methods for producing other canola lines, lines or plant parts derived from canola line SCV967592 and to the canola plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. The invention further relates to hybrid canola seeds, plants and plant parts produced by crossing the line SCV967592 with another canola line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2012
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Applicant: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY LLC
    Inventor: Teresa Huskowska
  • Publication number: 20130291150
    Abstract: In an embodiment, the invention relates to the seeds, plants, and plant parts of canola line SCV259778 and to methods for producing a canola plant produced by crossing canola line SCV259778 with itself or with another canola line. The invention also relates to methods for producing a canola plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic canola plants and plant parts produced by those methods. This invention also relates to canola lines or breeding lines and plant parts derived from canola line SCV259778, to methods for producing other canola lines, lines or plant parts derived from canola line SCV259778 and to the canola plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. The invention further relates to hybrid canola seeds, plants and plant parts produced by crossing the line SCV259778 with another canola line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2012
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Applicant: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY LLC
    Inventor: Dale R. Burns
  • Publication number: 20130291151
    Abstract: In an embodiment, the invention relates to the seeds, plants, and plant parts of canola line SCV318181 and to methods for producing a canola plant produced by crossing canola line SCV318181 with itself or with another canola line. The invention also relates to methods for producing a canola plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic canola plants and plant parts produced by those methods. This invention also relates to canola lines or breeding lines and plant parts derived from canola line SCV318181, to methods for producing other canola lines, lines or plant parts derived from canola line SCV318181 and to the canola plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. The invention further relates to hybrid canola seeds, plants and plant parts produced by crossing the line SCV318181 with another canola line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2012
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Applicant: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY LLC
    Inventor: Yingjie Wang
  • Publication number: 20130291152
    Abstract: In an embodiment, the invention relates to the seeds, plants, and plant parts of canola line SCV942568 and to methods for producing a canola plant produced by crossing canola line SCV942568 with itself or with another canola line. The invention also relates to methods for producing a canola plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic canola plants and plant parts produced by those methods. This invention also relates to canola lines or breeding lines and plant parts derived from canola line SCV942568, to methods for producing other canola lines, lines or plant parts derived from canola line SCV942568 and to the canola plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. The invention further relates to hybrid canola seeds, plants and plant parts produced by crossing the line SCV942568 with another canola line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2012
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Applicant: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY LLC
    Inventor: Teresa Huskowska
  • Publication number: 20130281670
    Abstract: Canola protein isolates are provided which contain both albumin and globulin protein fractions that are soluble, transparent and heat stable in an acidic aqueous environment. The canola protein isolates are completely soluble in water at low pH, low in phytic acid and useful in products for human consumption, pet foods and aquaculture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2013
    Publication date: October 24, 2013
    Inventors: Martin Schweizer, Brent E. Green, Kevin I. Segall, James Logie
  • Publication number: 20130276171
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for modulating flower organ development, leaf formation, phototropism, apical dominance, fruit development, initiation of roots and for increasing yield in a plant are provided. The compositions include an AP2 transcription factor sequence. Compositions of the invention comprise amino acid sequences and nucleotide sequences selected from SEQ ID NOS: 1-11 as well as variants and fragments thereof. Nucleotide sequences encoding the AP2 transcription factors are provided in DNA constructs for expression in a plant of interest are provided for modulating the level of an AP2 transcription factor sequence in a plant or a plant part are provided. The methods comprise introducing into a plant or plant part a heterologous polynucleotide comprising an AP2 transcription factor sequence of the invention. The level of the AP2 transcription factor polypeptide can be increased or decreased.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2013
    Publication date: October 17, 2013
    Inventors: NICHOLAS J. BATE, JENNIFER Y. CHUNG, JEFFREY E. HABBEN
  • Publication number: 20130274443
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods of producing a protein concentrate from a starch containing grain and uses thereof. In an exemplary embodiment, the protein concentrate produced is used to prepare an aquaculture feed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2013
    Publication date: October 17, 2013
    Inventors: Frederic T. Barrows, Clifford A. Bradley, Robert D. Kearns, Brian D. Wasicek, Ronald W. Hardy
  • Patent number: 8557963
    Abstract: A process of aqueous protein extraction from Brassicaceae oilseed meal, such as canola, commercial canola meal or yellow mustard, to obtain a napin-rich protein extract, a cruciferin-rich protein extract, and a low-protein residue. The process comprising the steps of performing aqueous extraction of the Brassicaceae oilseed meal at a pH of from about 2.5 to about 5.0 to obtain a soluble napin-rich protein extract and a cruciferin-rich residue followed by performing aqueous extraction of the cruciferin-rich residue to obtain a soluble cruciferin-rich protein extract and a low-protein residue. The cruciferin-rich residue may be treated with cell wall degrading enzymes to obtain a cruciferin-rich fraction The cruciferin-rich protein products may be substantially free of napin protein and may be useful as a non-allergenic food product for human consumption.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2013
    Assignee: Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, as Represented by the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food
    Inventors: Janitha P. D. Wanasundara, Tara C. McIntosh
  • Publication number: 20130253171
    Abstract: In the recovery of canola protein isolates from canola oil seeds steps are taken to inhibit the formation of colouring components and to reduce the presence of materials tending to form colouring components, to obtain a lighter and less yellow canola protein isolate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2013
    Publication date: September 26, 2013
    Inventors: Brent E. Green, Xu Lei, Radka Milanova, Kevin I. Segall
  • Patent number: 8541046
    Abstract: A novel canola protein isolate of predominantly 2S canola protein and having improved solubility properties, has an increased proportion of 2S canola protein and a decreased proportion of 7S canola protein. The novel canola protein isolate is formed by heat treatment of aqueous supernatant from canola protein micelle formation and precipitation, to effect precipitation of 7S protein which is sedimented and removed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2013
    Assignee: Burcon NutraScience (MB) Corp.
    Inventors: Martin Schweizer, Brent E. Green, Kevin I. Segall, Randy Willardsen
  • Patent number: 8529981
    Abstract: Protein concentrates and protein isolates, in addition to processes for the production of protein concentrates and protein isolates, are disclosed. In particular, the disclosure relates to a process for removing fiber from an oilseed meal, comprising: i) mixing an oilseed meal with a blending solvent, optionally water, saline solution, polysaccharide solution or protein containing solution, to form a mixture; ii) optionally adjusting the pH of the protein slurry to a pH of about 2 to about 10; and iii) separating the mixture to form a protein slurry comprising soluble and insoluble proteins and an insoluble fiber fraction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignee: Bioexx Specialty Proteins Ltd.
    Inventor: Qingnong Nelson Tang
  • Patent number: 8470385
    Abstract: A novel canola protein isolate including predominantly 2S canola protein and having equal to better solubility properties and improved clarity properties, has an increased proportion of 2S canola protein and a decreased proportion of 7S canola protein. The novel canola protein isolate is formed by heat treatment or isoelectric precipitation of aqueous supernatant from canola protein micelle formation and precipitation, to effect precipitation of 7S protein which is sedimented and removed. Alternatively, the novel canola protein isolate may be derived from a selective membrane procedure in which an aqueous canola protein solution containing 12S, 7S and 2S canola proteins is subjected to a first selective membrane technique to retain 12S and 7S canola proteins in a retentate, which is dried to provide a canola protein isolate including predominantly 7S canola protein, and to permit 2S canola protein to pass through the membrane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2013
    Assignee: Burcon Nutrascience (MB) Corp.
    Inventors: Martin Schweizer, Brent E. Green, Kevin I. Segall, Randy Willardsen