Starch Or Derivative Patents (Class 536/102)
  • Patent number: 10538597
    Abstract: The invention concerns a process for the manufacture of an acylated polymer composition comprising amylose and/or amylopectin, comprising a pre-treatment step in the presence of an acid, a salt and a polycarboxylic acid, subsequent acylation and, preferably, a post-treatment step with an acid. The products obtained are useful as additives in inks, varnishes, lacquers, coatings, thickeners, adhesives or binders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: Rhodia Acetow GmbH
    Inventors: Jana Lubkoll, Armin Stein
  • Patent number: 10246614
    Abstract: A highly homogeneous starch-based glue composition is obtained by enzymatic modification of the starch with a branching enzyme which is supplied in an enzymatically modified starch with high long-term stability. The starch has a viscosity stability index SI of less than or equal to 1.3, calculated by the quotient of viscosity after 14 days and by viscosity after 2 hours after preparation of the starch. The starch is suitable for liquid storage, which is stable in the long-term, of a ready-to-use paste with a high bonding strength.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: ARGANA STAERKE GMBH
    Inventors: Karl-Juergen Mann, Martin Kozich, Dietmar Gruell, Marnik Michel Wastyn
  • Patent number: 10178876
    Abstract: Nutritious granular materials of fine particle sizes agglomerated within versatile micropellets are useful for inserting significant amounts of nutritious properties into snack foods. Expandable micropellet-containing formulations provide for introduction of fine particle ingredients such as proteins, minerals and other components or desirable nutrients into food processing lines not typically amenable to the fine particle sizes. Micropellet-containing formulations may consist entirely of micropellets, or may contain an expandable starch such as, for example, corn meal, sheeted doughs, and expanded collet products onto which the micropellets may be basted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: Frito-Lay North America, Inc.
    Inventors: Stefan K. Baier, Ajay Rajeshwar Bhaskar, Eugenio Bortone, Pierre Faa, Chien-Seng Hwang, Jorge C. Morales-Alvarez, Deepali Palta
  • Patent number: 10154632
    Abstract: The invention provides barley gain comprising a reduced level or activity of starch synthase IIa protein and a starch content of at least 41% (w/w) and methods of producing, identifying and using same. The grain may comprise an amylase content of at least 50%, a ?-glucan content of 5-9% (w/w) or greater than 9% (w/w), and/or a fructan content of 3-11% (w/w). The fructan may comprise a degree of polymerization from about 3 to about 12. For example, the plant and grain comprises a sex6-292 allele and/or an amo1 mutation. A food or beverage product, and methods of producing a food or beverage product, comprising obtaining or producing the subject grain and processing the grain to produce the product. Also contemplated are methods of improving one or more indicators of health in a mammal comprising administering a composition comprising the subject barley grain or a product comprising same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignees: COMMONWEALTH SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ORGANISATION, AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL VENTURES LIMITED
    Inventors: Zhongyi Li, Matthew Kennedy Morell
  • Patent number: 10085473
    Abstract: A method of purifying a Luo Han Guo extract includes contacting the Luo Han Guo extract with activated carbon and a macroporous polymeric adsorbent resin, an ion exchange resin, or both.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: TATE & LYLE INGREDIENTS AMERICAS LLC
    Inventors: Brian Pohrte, Timothy C. Schunk, Elber F. Tejada
  • Patent number: 10081823
    Abstract: Disclosed is a treatment method of biomass to maximize sugar yield, which uses a specific additive which can effectively adsorb lignin-derived compounds and various inhibitors of the enzymatic activity to promote saccharification of cellulose catalyzed by cellulose hydrolases, and thus can maximize sugar yield from pretreated biomass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: KOREA RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Ju Hyun Yu, Chan Duck Jung, In Yong Eom, Kyung Sik Hong, Bong Keun Song
  • Patent number: 10080804
    Abstract: Described is a conjugate of agent complex and at least one target-finding ligand, where the agent complex comprises an agent encapsulated by an encapsulation material and where the target-finding ligand is a prostacyclin analog, and the use of the conjugate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: ETHRIS GMBH
    Inventors: Carsten Rudolph, Johannes-Peter Geiger
  • Patent number: 9957341
    Abstract: Biodegradable graft copolymers derived from a carbohydrate, including nitrogen-containing carbohydrates and modified carbohydrates, and at least one ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid derivative having superabsorbent properties are disclosed in addition to the substantially adiabatic polymerization process by which the graft copolymers are made. The methods disclosed can be carried out in a variety of currently available stirred and/or continuous commercial reactors. Polymerizations carried out with starch have surprisingly produced substantially quantitative yields of graft copolymer free of residual monomer produced as a moist copolymer. Product work-up typically involves an optional neutralization and drying.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Inventors: William Chambers, Paul McClelland
  • Patent number: 9826764
    Abstract: The present invention provides a process for producing a food ingredient or beverage ingredient. The present invention also provides a process for producing food product or beverage product. The present invention also provides a process for providing starch, amylose, amylopectin, ?-glucan, fructan, non-starch polysaccharide, dietary fiber or resistant starch to improve one or more indicators of health in a mammal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: COMMONWEALTH SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ORGANISATION
    Inventors: Zhongyi Li, Matthew Kennedy Morell, Stephen Alan Jobling
  • Patent number: 9723854
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of an amidohydrolase for preparing foodstuffs or stimulants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: C-LECTA GMBH
    Inventors: Thomas Greiner-Stoeffele, Marc Struhalla
  • Patent number: 9421401
    Abstract: The invention presented in this application relates to a fragrance deposition system for high surfactant applications such as shampoo and body wash. The system will provide a long lasting release of the fragrance and is more efficient at low levels and does not deposit particles that can cause adverse properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2016
    Assignee: AKZO NOBEL CHEMICALS INTERNATIONAL B.V.
    Inventors: Christine Puglisi, Daniel B. Solarek
  • Patent number: 9410061
    Abstract: This disclosure describes formulations, systems and methods for a novel tackifier. The novel tackifier is composed of a modified starch and an acrylamide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignee: RANTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Rick Bilodeau, Lloyd Marsden
  • Patent number: 9315831
    Abstract: Provided herein are compositions and methods related to the direct conversion of the starch in a ground or fractionated grain into a fermentable sugar feedstock capable of serving as a carbon source for the industrial production of one or more products by a fermenting organism, such as isoprene, isoprenoid precursor molecules, and/or isoprenoids. Such conversions may be performed at temperatures at or below the initial gelatinization temperature of the starch present in the grain and may utilize one or more isolatable endogenous enzymes present in certain unrefined grains.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignees: DANISCO US INC., THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY
    Inventors: Collette M. Blake, Gopal K. Chotani, Gang Duan, Douglas Ko, Floor Kooy, Sung Ho Lee, Michael J. Pepsin, Ying Qian, Matt Reboli, Vivek Sharma, Jayarama K. Shetty, Bruce A. Strohm, Pauline Johanna Maria Teunissen, Hongxian Xu
  • Patent number: 9102765
    Abstract: A method is provided for producing a dehydrated biopolymer powder, said method comprising the successive steps of: a) providing a filter cake comprising biopolymer material and 30 to 60 wt. % of water; b) contacting said filter cake with a pressurized gas to extract water from the filter cake, said pressurized gas having a pressure and a temperature below the critical point of the gas; c) separating water-containing pressurized gas from the dehydrated filter cake; and d) collecting a dehydrated biopolymer powder wherein the pressurized gas has a pressure of at least 0.6 MPa (6 bar) and up to 6 MPa (60 bar), and a temperature of 10 to 40° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2015
    Assignee: COOPERATIE AVEBE U.A.
    Inventors: Marco Luigi Federico Giuseppin, Peter Jan Smits, Gerard Willem Hofland
  • Publication number: 20150144563
    Abstract: Articles containing soil adsorbing polymers, and more particularly, articles, for example nonwovens, such as paper towels, wovens, and/or sponges and/or article-forming components thereof that comprise a durably bonded soil adsorbing polymer, article-forming components used to make such articles, and processes for making same are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2014
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Inventors: Robin Lynn McKIERNAN, Robert Joseph McCHAIN, Steven Daryl SMITH
  • Patent number: 9035043
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of preparing cationic starch. The method includes preparing a starch suspension containing a cationization agent; performing ultrahigh pressure treatment on the starch suspension; and obtaining cationic starch from the starch suspension subjected to ultrahigh pressure treatment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Moo Yeol Baik, Yoon Je Chang, Byung Yong Kim
  • Patent number: 9023331
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a hair fixative composition comprising a canonically modified hydrolysed starch and especially canonically modified hydrolysed starches, hydrolysed to the extend of having a dextrose equivalent of 1 to 6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: Croda International PLC
    Inventors: Roger Trevor Jones, Debra Louise Jones
  • Publication number: 20150110977
    Abstract: This specification describes a composition for coating on a substrate, such as paper, useful for inkjet printing with ink having an anionic dye. The coating comprises a cationic binder and preferably pigment. The binder may be made of latex forming cationic biopolymer particles, for example made from cationic starch. Cationic biopolymer polymers are used as a cationic fixative. Optionally, a salt with a polyvalent metal ion may be added top the composition. With this addition, the substrate is also suitable for printing with dispersed pigment based inkjet ink.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2014
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventors: Sabina DI RISIO, Ralph DE JONG, Ray CARLSON
  • Patent number: 8987230
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composition comprising a hyaluronic acid derivative having a crosslinking group(s) and a hydrophilic polysaccharide derivative having a hydrophobic group(s), wherein the hyaluronic acid derivative having a crosslinking group(s) is prepared by crosslinkage formation reaction in hyaluronic acid or a derivative thereof having a crosslinkable group(s) in the presence of the hydrophilic polysaccharide derivative wherein the hydrophilic polysaccharide derivative may have a crosslinkable group(s).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignees: National University Corporation Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Chugai Seiyaku Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kazunari Akiyoshi, Nobuyuki Morimoto, Tai Hirakura, Tsuyoshi Shimoboji
  • 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
  • Patent number: 8975387
    Abstract: Compositions of matter are provided that include chitosan and a modified carbohydrate. The modified carbohydrate includes a carbohydrate component and a cross linking agent. The modified carbohydrate has increased carboxyl content as compared to an unmodified counterpart carbohydrate. A carboxyl group of the modified carbohydrate is covalently bonded with an amino group of chitosan. The compositions of matter provided herein may include cross linked starch citrate-chitosan and cross linked hemicellulose citrate-chitosan, including foams thereof. These compositions yield excellent absorbency and metal chelation properties. Methods of making cross linked modified carbohydrate-chitosan compounds are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2015
    Assignee: North Carolina State University
    Inventors: Richard A. Venditti, Joel J. Pawlak, Abdus Salam, Khaled Fathy El-Tahlawy
  • Publication number: 20150050437
    Abstract: A starch-based adhesive composition, having a tan ? at 10 Hz and 20° C. of at least 1.40 is provided. The adhesive composition is in particular useful as labelling adhesive. Also provided is a bottle that has a label whereby the label is attached to the bottle by the aforesaid adhesive composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2012
    Publication date: February 19, 2015
    Inventors: Martin Kozich, Bernhard Seidl, Bart Levecke, Heiko Lipkens
  • Patent number: 8933219
    Abstract: The subject matter of the invention is a method for decontaminating starch hydrolysates from which glucose polymers for producing peritoneal dialysis solutions will be prepared.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: Roquette Freres
    Inventors: Pierrick Duflot, Damien Passe, Jean-Marc Verrin
  • Publication number: 20140350236
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of preparing cationic starch. The method includes preparing a starch suspension containing a cationization agent; performing ultrahigh pressure treatment on the starch suspension; and obtaining cationic starch from the starch suspension subjected to ultrahigh pressure treatment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Inventors: Moo Yeol Baik, Yoon Je Chang, Byung Yong Kim
  • Patent number: 8895533
    Abstract: The invention relates to a compound, comprising a) a first starch derivative selected from the group consisting of hydroxyalkyl starch, carboxyl alkyl starch, ester starch and arbitrary mixtures thereof, wherein the starch derivative has a mean relative molar mass Mw1 and a degree of molar substitution MS1, and b) a second starch derivative selected from the group consisting of hydroxyalkyl starch, carboxyl alkyl starch, ester starch and arbitrary mixtures thereof, having a mean relative molar mass Mw2 and a degree of molar substitution MS2, characterized in that Mw1 is greater than Mw2 (Mw1>Mw2) and MS2 is greater than MS1 (MS2>MS1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2014
    Assignee: B. Braun Melsungen AG
    Inventors: Bernd Meier, Iris Theresia Jankowiak-Meier, Nele Meier, Clara Meier
  • Publication number: 20140343273
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to methods for preparing enzymatically hydrolyzed starch for use as a stabilizing agent that include the steps of first gelatinizing a starch and next, hydrolyzing the gelatinized starch with an enzyme having endo-hydrolytic activity. The present invention also pertains to the resulting enzymatically hydrolyzed starch for use as a stabilizing agent within emulsions, beverages, food products and industrial products prepared using the enzymatically hydrolyzed starch.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2014
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Applicant: CARGILL, INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Dirk FONTEYN, John R. HEIGIS, Joseph Bernard HOLTWICK, Catharina Hillagonda HOMSMA, David J. MAURO, Dirk Reimond PROVOOST, Wen-Juin SHIEH, Blair C. STEPHENS
  • Patent number: 8865678
    Abstract: Universal sensory structurants and compositions comprising the same are described. The universal sensory structurants comprise polysaccharide carbohydrate having at least about 75% by weight amylopectin and the polysaccharide carbohydrate has been treated and swollen with a solvent comprising hydroxylated polymer comprising less than about 100 silane repeat units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2014
    Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
    Inventor: Jack Polonka
  • Patent number: 8841441
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for producing regenerated biopolymers in the form of carbohydrates, using a solvent system that contains the biopolymers dissolved therein. The solvent system is based on a melted ionic liquid and optionally a protic solvent or a mixture thereof. The biopolymers dissolved in the solvent system are precipitated in a coagulation medium, said medium comprising a protic coagulant or a mixture of protic coagulants. The method according to the invention is characterized in that the surface tension ? of the coagulant or the mixture of coagulants is 99% to 30% of the surface tension ? of water, the surface tension being measured according to ASTM D 1590-60 at a temperature of 50° C. The method according to the invention is economical and flexible and leads to advantageous products, especially in the form of staple fibers which are especially not fibrillated and have an advantageous wet to dry strength ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Eric Uerdingen, Michael Siemer, Michael Lutz, Thomas Wisniewski, Frank Hermanutz, Frank Gaehr
  • Patent number: 8835716
    Abstract: The present invention relates to processes for modifying the thermal and/or digestion properties of corn starches and corn flours.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: Bayer Cropscience AG
    Inventor: Claus Frohberg
  • Patent number: 8821689
    Abstract: A composition comprising starch, a biogum and water subjected to heat, shearing and optionally depolymerization is provided which is useful as a stable high solids dispersion useful in various applications including as wet-end additives for paper making.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: Penford Products Co.
    Inventors: Daryl Holland, Edward P. Pauley, Joseph S. Squires
  • Publication number: 20140245479
    Abstract: The present invention provides an inbred corn line designated MFX7805, methods for producing a corn plant by crossing plants of the inbred line MFX7805 with plants of another corn plant. The invention further encompasses all parts of inbred corn line MFX7805, including culturable cells. Additionally provided herein are methods for introducing transgenes into inbred corn line MFX7805, and plants produced according to these methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: Syngenta Participation AG
    Inventor: David L. Beck
  • Publication number: 20140245481
    Abstract: The present invention provides an inbred corn line designated ID3633, methods for producing a corn plant by crossing plants of the inbred line ID3633 with plants of another corn plant. The invention further encompasses all parts of inbred corn line ID3633, including culturable cells. Additionally provided herein are methods for introducing transgenes into inbred corn line ID3633, and plants produced according to these methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG
    Inventor: Brent DELZER
  • Publication number: 20140245478
    Abstract: The present invention provides an inbred corn line designated KDL6289, methods for producing a corn plant by crossing plants of the inbred line KDL6289 with plants of another corn plant. The invention further encompasses all parts of inbred corn line KDL6289, including culturable cells. Additionally provided herein are methods for introducing transgenes into inbred corn line KDL6289, and plants produced according to these methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2013
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG
    Inventors: Thomas Joseph PREST, Patricio MAYOR, David FOSTER
  • Publication number: 20140245477
    Abstract: The present invention provides an inbred corn line designated KLI6131, methods for producing a corn plant by crossing plants of the inbred line KLI6131 with plants of another corn plant. The invention further encompasses all parts of inbred corn line KLI6131, including culturable cells. Additionally provided herein are methods for introducing transgenes into inbred corn line KLI6131, and plants produced according to these methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2013
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG
    Inventor: Jason Michael David CROMLEY
  • Publication number: 20140245480
    Abstract: The present invention provides an inbred corn line designated CJ6328, methods for producing a corn plant by crossing plants of the inbred line CJ6328 with plants of another corn plant. The invention further encompasses all parts of inbred corn line CJ6328, including culturable cells. Additionally provided herein are methods for introducing transgenes into inbred corn line CJ6328, and plants produced according to these methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG
    Inventor: Azzeddine DOUIYSSI
  • Publication number: 20140215649
    Abstract: The invention relates to the sorghum variety designated GSV672338. Provided by the invention are the seeds, plants and derivatives of the sorghum variety GSV672338. Also provided by the invention are tissue cultures of the sorghum variety GSV672338 and the plants regenerated therefrom. Still further provided by the invention are methods for producing sorghum plants by crossing the sorghum variety GSV672338 with itself or another sorghum variety and plants produced by such methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2013
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventor: Michael C. Lenz
  • Patent number: 8790740
    Abstract: Disclosed is a resistant starch-rich starch which satisfies the requirements (a), (b), (c) and (d), below: (a) showing a resistant starch content, measured by the AOAC Official Method 2002.02 for measuring resistant starch, of 60% or more; (b) showing a molecular weight peak in the range from 6×103 or larger to 4×104 or smaller; (c) showing a molecular weight dispersion of 1.5 or larger to 6.0 or smaller; and (d) showing a gelatinization enthalpy, measured by differential scanning calorimetry over the range from 50° C. to 130° C., of 10 J/g or smaller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 29, 2014
    Assignee: J-Oil Mills, Inc.
    Inventors: Yuya Nagahata, Isao Kobayashi, Masaru Goto
  • Patent number: 8790548
    Abstract: A carbonaceous material is derived from a polysaccharide by carbonization. The polysaccharide is preferably a starch. The carbonaceous material has mesoporosity and is useful as a solid catalytic support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 29, 2014
    Assignee: University of York
    Inventors: Vitaliy Budarin, James Hanley Clark, Rafael Luque, Duncan James MacQuarrie, Krzysztof Milkowski, Robin Jeremy White
  • Publication number: 20140196165
    Abstract: An inbred corn line designated I9545 is disclosed. The invention relates to the plants and seeds of inbred corn line I9545 and methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing the inbred corn line I9545 with itself or with another corn plant. The invention also relates to methods for producing a corn plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic corn plants and plant parts produced by those methods. The invention also relates to corn cultivars and plant parts derived from inbred corn line I9545 and to methods for producing other corn cultivars, lines, or plant parts derived from inbred corn line I9545, and to the corn plants and parts derived from use of those methods. The invention further relates to hybrid corn seeds, plants, and plant parts produced by crossing inbred corn line I9545 with another corn cultivar.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2013
    Publication date: July 10, 2014
    Applicant: BECK'S SUPERIOR HYBRIDS
    Inventors: BENJAMIN EARL OREBAUGH, KEVIN JAMES CAVANAUGH
  • Patent number: 8703933
    Abstract: A single phase preparation of free flowing, hydrophobic starches which comprises a starch treated with a siliconate and an acid in a single phase process, is described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Corn Products Development, Inc
    Inventors: Shawn R. Branning, Tracy M. John, Kamlesh K. Shah
  • Publication number: 20140100292
    Abstract: The present invention relates inter alia to the use of moisture-conditioned disintegrants or expanding agents in tablet manufacture for the selective adjustment of the mechanical properties, the dissolution kinetics (dissolution) and/or the water loading of tablets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2013
    Publication date: April 10, 2014
    Applicant: BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM INTERNATIONAL GMBH
    Inventors: Eduard BALTHES, Johannes GESER, Peter SCHNEIDER
  • Publication number: 20140045236
    Abstract: The present invention relates to separation of desired target products from biological, plant, and waste-type material, wherein the desired target products include renewable fuels such as ethanol, biobutanol, and biodiesel, wherein the separation is conducted with a cross-flow filtration system having the ability to separate desired products from both non-viscous and viscous medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2012
    Publication date: February 13, 2014
    Applicant: SMARTFLOW TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Todd Benson, Kim Davis, Jason Bell, James Kacmar
  • Patent number: 8618266
    Abstract: The present invention relates to hydroxyalkylstarch (HAS)-polypeptide-conjugate (HAS-polypeptide) comprising one or more HAS molecules, wherein each HAS is conjugated to the polypeptide via a carbohydrate moiety or a thioether as well as to methods for the production thereof. In a preferred embodiment, the polypeptide is erythropoietin (EPO).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2013
    Assignee: Fresenius Kabi Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Harald S. Conradt, Eckart Grabenhorst, Manfred Nimtz, Norbert Zander, Ronald Frank, Wolfram Eichner
  • Publication number: 20130319288
    Abstract: Packaging materials for medical devices are provided. The packaging is formed of a biodegradable material which permits disposal by conventional methods, including landfills, composting, and the like. Use of the packaging avoids undesirable disposal methods such as incineration and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2012
    Publication date: December 5, 2013
    Inventors: Nadya Belcheva, David Kirsch, Ahmad Robert Hadba
  • Publication number: 20130318656
    Abstract: Vectors for altering the expression of one or more starch regulation enzymes are provided. Methods of transformation of plant tissues to express elements altering expression of one or more starch regulation enzymes, and resulting transgenic plants are provided. Methods of using the transgenic plants are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2011
    Publication date: November 28, 2013
    Applicant: Agrivida, Inc.
    Inventors: Philip A. Lessard, Michael Lanahan, Vladimir Samoylov, Oleg Bougri, Jonas Emery, R. Michael Raab
  • Patent number: 8580140
    Abstract: There is provided a composition comprising (a) one or more cyclopropene complex, and (b) 0-10% water by weight based on the weight of said composition, wherein the mole ratio of cyclopropene in said composition to molecular encapsulating agent in said composition is 0.92:1 or higher, or wherein the composition is in the form of a powder and, in a two-dimensional image of a representative sample of said powder, 20% or more of the area of the images of the particles of said cyclopropene complex, based on the area of all the images of all the particles of said cyclopropene complex in said image of said sample, is in the form of particles of said cyclopropene complex that have width dimension of 10 micrometers or larger. Also provided is a process for making a composition comprising cyclopropene complex.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2013
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Richard Martin Jacobson, Philip John Ranly
  • Publication number: 20130296543
    Abstract: A reactive extrusion process for the production of substituted polysaccharides, in particular, cellulose acetate, starch acetate, carboxymethyl cellulose, and carboxymethyl starch.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2011
    Publication date: November 7, 2013
    Inventors: Milford Hanna, Pratik Bhandari
  • Publication number: 20130291175
    Abstract: According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the hybrid corn variety designated CH685922. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CH685922, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CH685922 with itself or with another corn plant, such as a plant of another variety. The invention further relates to genetic complements of plants of variety CH685922.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2012
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Inventors: Michael Dragonuk, Chris Eichhorn, Peter Guzman, Gregory J. Holland, Laron L. Peters, Hector Ramirez de Leon, Christopher L. Souder
  • Publication number: 20130291186
    Abstract: According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the hybrid corn variety designated CH394502. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CH394502, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CH394502 with itself or with another corn plant, such as a plant of another variety. The invention further relates to genetic complements of plants of variety CH394502.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2012
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Inventors: Sandeep Bhatnagar, Mark J. Brinkman, Kevin D. Eichelberger, Sarah Gehlhar, Gregory J. Holland, Daniel J. Lubich, Jeffrey L. McElroy, Laron L. Peters, Duane A. Potrzeba, Hector Ramirez de Leon
  • Publication number: 20130291160
    Abstract: According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the hybrid corn variety designated CH175075. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CH175075, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CH175075 with itself or with another corn plant, such as a plant of another variety. The invention further relates to genetic complements of plants of variety CH175075.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2012
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Inventor: Belgin Cukadar