Iron, Cobalt, Or Nickel Containing (fe, Co, Or Ni) Patents (Class 556/138)
  • Patent number: 10815168
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a chemical conversion process, preferably an isomerization process, for at least one hydrocarbon in the presence of an ionic liquid. The chemical conversion is performed in a dispersion, with dispersion of the hydrocarbon (phase (B)) in the ionic liquid (phase (A)) in the dispersion, the volume ratio of phase (A) to phase (B) being in the range from 2.5 to 4:1 [vol/vol].
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Steffen Tschirschwitz, Joni Joni, Jochen Bürkle, Stefan Bitterlich, Daniel Pfeiffer, Michael Hübner, Nicole Holub
  • Patent number: 10763001
    Abstract: Liquid precursor compositions are provided, along with methods of preparing the liquid precursor compositions, and methods for forming layers using the liquid precursor composition, for example in vapor deposition processes such as CVD and ALD. In some embodiments, the liquid precursor compositions comprise a metal compound of the formula M(DAD)2, where M is Co or Ni and DAD is a diazadiene ligand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: UP CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Won Seok Han, Wonyong Koh
  • Patent number: 8969516
    Abstract: This invention relates to a method of hydrolysis of the peptide bond between R1 and B in a specific designed amino acid sequence R1BXJZR3R2, where R1 represents a polypeptide of interest, R2 represents a sequence capable of specific binding to another component or molecule or another domain which needs to be cleaved, R3 represents an optional short peptide sequence, B represents a residue capable of accepting an acyl group, J represents a residue capable of metal ion binding, and X and Z represent amino acid residues, wherein the said method is based on a novel molecular mechanism of peptide bond hydrolysis, occurring in a specific complex of this metal ion with the BXJZ sequence. This method can be used to remove BXJZR3R2 domains in recombinant polypeptides, such as sequences capable of specific binding to another component or molecule to yield pure, unmodified R1 polypeptides of interest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: Instytut Biochemii I Biofizyki Pan
    Inventors: Wojciech Bal, Edyta Kopera, Artur Krezel, Aleksandra Wyslouch-Cieszynska
  • Patent number: 8951671
    Abstract: Novel intercalation electrode materials including ternary acetylides of chemical formula: AnMC2 where A is alkali or alkaline-earth element; M is transition metal or metalloid element; C2 is reference to the acetylide ion; n is an integer that is 0, 1, 2, 3 or 4 when A is alkali element and 0, 1, or 2 when A is alkaline-earth element. The alkali elements are Lithium (Li), Sodium (Na), Potassium (K), Rubidium (Rb), Cesium (Cs) and Francium (Fr). The alkaline-earth elements are Berilium (Be), Magnesium (Mg), Calcium (Ca), Strontium (Sr), Barium (Ba), and Radium (Ra). M is a transition metal that is any element in groups 3 through 12 inclusive on the Periodic Table of Elements (elements 21 (Sc) to element 30 (Zn)). In another exemplary embodiment, M is a metalloid element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2015
    Assignee: U.S. Department of Energy
    Inventors: Karoly Nemeth, George Srajer, Katherine C. Harkay, Joseph Z. Terdik
  • Publication number: 20140357793
    Abstract: The present invention relates to iron (III) complexes of the formula Fe(L)x(Y)3-x, where the ligand L has the formula (I). Such complexes are especially suitable as a catalyst for two-component polyurethane compositions. The invention also relates to two-component polyurethane compositions comprising at least one polyisocyanate as the first component, at least one polyol as the second component and at least one iron (III) complex of this kind as a catalyst. In addition, the invention relates to various uses of these two-component polyurethane compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2012
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Inventors: Rita Cannas, Urs Burckhardt
  • Patent number: 8871304
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an (amide amino alkane) metal compound represented by the formula (1): wherein M represents a metal atom; R1 represents a linear, branched or cyclic alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms; R2 and R3 may be the same as, or different from each other, and each independently represents a linear or branched alkyl group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms, or R2 and R3 may form a substituted or unsubstituted 5- or 6-membered ring together with the nitrogen atom to which they are bound; Z represents a linear or branched alkylene group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms (a part of which may optionally form a ring); and n represents a number of the ligands, which is equal to the valence of the metal (M), and represents an integer of from 1 to 3; with the proviso that the metal compounds in which M is Li (Lithium), Be (Beryllium), Ge (Germanium) or Nd (Neodymium) are excluded; the metal compounds in which M is Mg (Magnesium) and R1 is methyl group are excluded; the metal compounds in which M i
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: Ube Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Osamu Fujimura, Hiroki Kanato, Masashi Shirai, Hiroshi Nihei
  • Publication number: 20140305874
    Abstract: Disclosed are magnetic nanoparticles and methods of using magnetic nanoparticles for selectively removing biologics, small molecules, analytes, ions, or other molecules of interest from liquids.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2014
    Publication date: October 16, 2014
    Applicant: Advantageous Systems, LLC
    Inventor: Adam L. Stein
  • Publication number: 20140296467
    Abstract: A composition is capable of curing via condensation reaction. The composition uses a new condensation reaction catalyst. The new condensation reaction catalyst is used to replace conventional tin catalysts. The composition can react to form a gum, gel, rubber, or resin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2012
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Applicant: Dow Corning Corporation
    Inventors: Kurt Brandstadt, Simon Cook, Gary Diamond, Keith Hall, Loren Lower, Avril Surgenor, Richard Taylor, James Tonge, Ming-Shin Tzou, Thomas Galbraith, James Shoemaker
  • Publication number: 20140256806
    Abstract: A method for ameliorating and/or preventing chronic kidney disease includes administering to a subject in need thereof an agent containing 5-aminolevulinic acid (ALA) or a derivative thereof, or a salt thereof as an active ingredient. Preferably, these ALAs contain a metal-containing compound, such as sodium ferrous citrate. The above-mentioned ALAs, ALA; various esters, such as ALA methylester, ALA ethylester, ALA propylester, ALA butylester, and ALA pentylester; and hydrochlorides, phosphates, and sulfates, and the like of these ALA esters are preferred examples.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2012
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: SBI PHARMACEUTICALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tohru Tanaka, Motowo Nakajima, Fuminori Abe, Satofumi Kawata, Takeo Kohda
  • Patent number: 8802725
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a compound comprising a bis[thiohydrazide amide] or a deprotonated form thereof, complexed to a transition metal cation, wherein the bis[thiohydrazide amide] is represented by Structural Formula (I): or a prodrug, isomer, ester, salt, hydrate, solvate, polymorph or a deprotonated form thereof. The present invention also provides a pharmaceutical composition comprising a compound of the invention and method of use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp.
    Inventors: Masazumi Nagai, Jianhua Shen
  • Patent number: 8801955
    Abstract: Disclosed are water-soluble nanoparticles. The water-soluble nanoparticles are each surrounded by a multifunctional group ligand including an adhesive region, a cross linking region, and a reactive region. In the water-soluble nanoparticles, the cross-linking region of the multifunctional group ligand is cross-linked with another cross-linking region of a neighboring multifunctional group ligand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation, Yonsei University
    Inventors: Jin-Woo Cheon, Young-Wook Jun, Jin-Sil Choi
  • Patent number: 8779175
    Abstract: A coordination complex having a physiologically acceptable pKa includes a metal and a biologically active agent. The pKa of the coordination complex is less than the pKa of the biologically active agent. A pharmaceutical solution for treating a patient includes a coordination complex and water, wherein the coordination complex is at least partially soluble in the water at physiological pH and in a therapeutically efficacious concentration. A method for treating a patient includes administering a pharmaceutical solution including a coordination complex and water to a patient in need of a biologically active agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: Synthonics, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Piccariello, John D. Price, Robert A. Oberlender, Michaela E. Mulhare, Mary C. Spencer, Scott B. Palmer
  • Publication number: 20140183398
    Abstract: A composition contains (A) a hydrosilylation reaction catalyst and (B) an aliphatically unsaturated compound having an average, per molecule, of one or more aliphatically unsaturated organic groups capable of undergoing hydrosilylation reaction. The composition is capable of reacting via hydrosilylation reaction to form a reaction product, such as a silane, a gum, a gel, a rubber, or a resin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2012
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Inventors: Kurt Brandstadt, Simon Cook, Aswini Dash, Matthew Olsen, Avril Surgenor, Richard Taylor, Binh Thanh Nguyen, Ming-Shin Tzou
  • Publication number: 20140182483
    Abstract: A composition contains (A) a hydrosilylation reaction catalyst and (B) an aliphatically unsaturated compound having an average, per molecule, of one or more aliphatically unsaturated organic groups capable of undergoing hydrosilylation reaction. The composition is capable of reacting via hydrosilylation reaction to form a reaction product, such as a silane, a gum, a gel, a rubber, or a resin. Ingredient (A) contains a metal-ligand complex that can be prepared by a method including reacting a metal precursor and a ligand.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2012
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Inventors: Kurt Brandstadt, Simon Cook, Matthew Olsen, Avril Surgenor, Richard Taylor, Binh Nguyen, Ming-Shin Tzou
  • Publication number: 20140154770
    Abstract: This disclosure relates to graphene derivatives, as well as related devices including graphene derivatives and methods of using graphene derivatives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2012
    Publication date: June 5, 2014
    Applicant: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
    Inventors: Michele Vittadello, Kamil Woronowicz, Manish Chhowalla, Paul G. Falkowski
  • Patent number: 8715523
    Abstract: There is provided a heat storage material capable of recovering/storing thermal energy such as exhaust heat energy or sunlight, and a heat utilization system using the same. The heat storage material of the present invention comprises a complex compound of the formula (I), wherein, R, R?, A, B, C, D, A?, B?, C? and D? are as defined herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignees: The University of Tokyo, Denso Corporation
    Inventors: Hirohiko Houjou, Hajime Shingai, Katsunori Iwase
  • Publication number: 20140107303
    Abstract: A preparation process for a cyclic conjugated polymer, includes the steps of deprotonating a monohalogenated cyclic conjugated compound of a 5- to 7-membered ring using a deprotonation catalyst comprising secondary amine represented by R1NHR2 (R1 and R2 are the same or different and are each a branched or cyclic alkyl group of 1 to 15 carbon atoms or a phenyl group) and a Grignard reagent represented by R3MgX (X is a halogen atom selected from chlorine, bromine and iodine, and R3 is a straight-chain or branched alkyl group of 1 to 6 carbon atoms) and polymerizing the deprotonated monohalogenated cyclic conjugated compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2012
    Publication date: April 17, 2014
    Applicants: National University Corporation Kobe University, Soken Chemical & Engineering Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Syuji Okamoto, Hikaru Meguro, Atsunori Mori
  • Publication number: 20140065288
    Abstract: Anticaking agents for inhibiting or preventing caking of inorganic salt granules are provided. The anticaking agents comprise a coordination complex of iron and a salt anion of an organic acid, wherein the salt anion is selected from the group consisting of malate, polyacrylate, diphosphonate, and mixtures thereof. Free-flowing, solid salt compositions resistant to caking are also described herein, along with methods of melting ice and/or snow on a surface or inhibiting the accumulation or formation of ice and/or snow on a surface, and methods of preventing or inhibiting caking of solid inorganic salt granules.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2013
    Publication date: March 6, 2014
    Applicant: North American Salt Company
    Inventors: Geoffrey A. Brown, Joshua M. Shipman
  • Patent number: 8652231
    Abstract: Novel metal complexes useful in the area of agriculture, notably as agents for treating metal deficiency. The novel metal complexes comprise at least one metal selected from the metal trace elements essential for the development of plants, at least one first ligand selected from the lignosulfonates, and derivatives thereof, and at least one second ligand selected from the multidentate organic ligands.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2014
    Assignee: Timac Argo International
    Inventors: Marta Fuentes, Roberto Baigorri, Eva Bacaicoa, Jose Maria Garcia-Mina, Jean-Claude Yvin
  • Publication number: 20140011201
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to the field of nucleic acid purification. In particular, provided herein are micro particles and micro particle clusters for selective anion exchange of nucleic acids, and methods and kits useful for this purpose.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2013
    Publication date: January 9, 2014
    Applicant: IBIS BIOSCIENCES, INC.
    Inventors: Gregory Richmond, Jose R. Gutierrez, Steven A. Hofstadler
  • Publication number: 20140005428
    Abstract: A metal organic framework (MOF) material including a Brunauer-Emmett-Teller (BET) surface area greater than 7,010 m2/g. Also a metal organic framework (MOF) material including hexa-carboxylated linkers including alkyne bond. Also a metal organic framework (MOF) material including three types of cuboctahedron cages fused to provide continuous channels. Also a method of making a metal organic framework (MOF) material including saponifying hexaester precursors having alkyne bonds to form a plurality of hexa-carboxylated linkers including alkyne bonds and performing a solvothermal reaction with the plurality of hexa-carboxylated linkers and one or more metal containing compounds to form the MOF material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2013
    Publication date: January 2, 2014
    Applicant: Northwestern University
    Inventors: Omar K. Farha, Joseph T. Hupp, Christopher E. Wilmer, Ibrahim Eryazici, Randall Q. Snurr, Diego A. Gomez-Gualdron, Bhaskarjyoti Borah
  • Patent number: 8618319
    Abstract: A novel catalyst component for producing a crystalline ?-olefin polymer or ?-olefin/(meth)acrylate copolymer having few branches, especially a polymer having a high molecular weight, and a method for producing an ?-olefin polymer or an ?-olefin/(meth)acrylate copolymer using the catalyst component. A metal complex represented by the following general formula (D), as well as a method for producing an ?-olefin polymer and a method for producing an ?-olefin/(meth)acrylate copolymer using the metal complex.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2013
    Assignees: Japan Polypropylene Corporation, Japan Polyethylene Corporation
    Inventors: Fumihiko Shimizu, Shixuan Xin, Akio Tanna, Shiho Goromaru, Koushi Matsubara
  • Patent number: 8617305
    Abstract: Novel families of tri-valent metal complexes including scandium, yttrium, lanthanum, cerium, praseodymium, neodymium, samarium, europium, gadolinium, terbium, dysprosium, holmium, erbium, thulium, ytterbium, lutetium, aluminum, gallium, indium, manganese, antimony, bismuth; and of divalent metal complexes including magnesium, calcium, strontium, barium, manganese, cobalt, iron, nickel, ruthenium, copper, zinc, cadium are disclosed. These metal complexes can be used as precursors to deposit metal or metal oxide films in semi-conductor industries.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2013
    Assignee: Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Xinjian Lei, Daniel P. Spence
  • Patent number: 8575212
    Abstract: Embodiments of the invention relate to a method of making a mineral product. The method includes contacting a carboxylic acid and an inorganic mineral compound sufficient to form a solution, reacting the solution over a period of time sufficient to provide a mineral chelated compound, transferring the mineral chelated compound to one or more molds prior to the compound substantially solidifying and reducing the size of the mineral chelated compound sufficient to provide a rapidly soluble mineral chelated product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2013
    Assignee: Ralco Nutrition, Inc.
    Inventors: Brian Jon Knochenmus, Jon Kent Knochenmus, Richard Dale Lamb, Myrra Arlene Lamb
  • Publication number: 20130273250
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an (amide amino alkane) metal compound represented by the formula (1): wherein M represents a metal atom; R1 represents a linear, branched or cyclic alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms; R2 and R3 may be the same as, or different from each other, and each independently represents a linear or branched alkyl group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms, or R2 and R3 may form a substituted or unsubstituted 5- or 6-membered ring together with the nitrogen atom to which they are bound; Z represents a linear or branched alkylene group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms (a part of which may optionally form a ring); and n represents a number of the ligands, which is equal to the valence of the metal (M), and represents an integer of from 1 to 3; with the proviso that the metal compounds in which M is Li (Lithium), Be (Beryllium), Ge (Germanium) or Nd (Neodymium) are excluded; the metal compounds in which M is Mg (Magnesium) and R1 is methyl group are excluded; the metal compounds in which M i
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2011
    Publication date: October 17, 2013
    Applicant: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD
    Inventors: Osamu Fujimura, Hiroki Kanato, Masashi Shirai, Hiroshi Nihei
  • Patent number: 8530592
    Abstract: The present invention discloses metallic complexes based on hydroxyl-carbonyl fulvene ligands, their method of preparation and their use in the oligomerization or polymerization of ethylene and alpha-olefins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignee: Total Research & Technology Feluy
    Inventors: Clément Lansalot-MaTras, Olivier Lavastre, Sabine Sirol
  • Patent number: 8507704
    Abstract: A formulation, comprising: a) at least one metal-ligand complex, wherein one or more ligands are selected from the group consisting of ?-diketonates, ?-ketoiminates, ?-ketoesterates, ?-diiminates, alkyls, carbonyls, alkyl carbonyls, cyclopentadienyls, pyrrolyls, alkoxides, amidinates, imidazolyls, and mixtures thereof; and the metal is selected from Group 2 to 16 elements of the Periodic Table of the Elements; and, b) at least one aminoether selected from the group consisting of R1R2NR3OR4NR5R6, R1OR4NR5R6, O(CH2CH2)2NR1, R1R2NR3N(CH2CH2)2O, R1R2NR3OR4N(CH2CH2)2O, O(CH2CH2)2NR1OR2N(CH2CH2)2O, and mixtures thereof, wherein R1-6 are independently selected from group consisting of C1-10 linear alkyl, C1-10 branched alkyl, C1-10 cyclic alkyl, C6-C10 aromatic, C1-10 alkylamine, C1-10 alkylaminoalkyl, C1-10 ether, C4-C10 cyclic ether, C4-C10 cyclic aminoether, and mixture thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2013
    Assignee: Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Sergei Vladimirovich Ivanov, Xinjian Lei, Daniel P. Spence, John Anthony Thomas Norman, Laura M. Matz
  • Patent number: 8492048
    Abstract: A redox fuel cell comprising an anode and a cathode separated by an ion selective polymer electrolyte membrane; means for supplying a fuel to the anode region of the cell; means for supplying an oxidant to the cathode region of the cell; means for providing an electrical circuit between the anode and the cathode; a catholyte solution comprising a modified ferrocene species being at least partially reduced at the cathode in operation of the cell, and at least partially re-generated by reaction with the oxidant after such reduction at the cathode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2013
    Assignee: Acal Energy Limited
    Inventors: Kathryn Knuckey, Andrew Creeth
  • Publication number: 20130171228
    Abstract: The present invention relates to metal organic framework materials which possess anti-microbial properties. The present invention also provides methods of preparing such metal organic framework materials and uses of the metal organic framework materials to prevent or treat microbial infections, or provide surfaces which limit contamination by micro-organisms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2011
    Publication date: July 4, 2013
    Applicant: University Court of the University of St. Andrews
    Inventor: Russell Edward Morris
  • Publication number: 20130161564
    Abstract: The invention discloses the incorporation of nanostructured additives into high-performance, hydrogen-rich polymeric materials to provide radiation shields for use against Galactic Cosmic Radiation and Solar Energetic Particles as well as secondary particulate and electromagnetic radiation resulting from nuclear reactions within the shield. Nanostructured materials are defined as having at least one dimension in the nanometer range, and may include metallic and metal-oxide nanoparticles, nanotubes, nanoclays, coated polymeric nanoparticles and pairs of materials forming a nanostructured interface. Functionalization of additives is performed to increase their compatability with polymeric materials. Hydrogen-rich polymers refer to those having interstitial hydrogen or hydrogen-containing materials pendant to the polymer backbone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2011
    Publication date: June 27, 2013
    Applicant: International Scientific Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Russell Joseph Churhill, Eugene Canlas Aquino, Robert Orwoll, Richard Kiefer, Howard Paul Groger
  • Patent number: 8471051
    Abstract: One aspect of the present invention relates to a method for the transition metal (e.g., Cu(I)) mediated amidation of C—H bonds using electron-rich aliphatic azides. In certain embodiments, the methods are useful for the C—H insertion of nitrenes generated and stabilized by a ?-diketiminato metal catalyst. In certain embodiments, said nitrenes are generated from organoazides, or by oxidation of the corresponding amine. Another aspect of the present invention relates to olefin aziridination using said ?-diketiminato metal catalysts. In addition, the methods of the present invention include stereoselective C—H bond aminations and olefin aziridinatons. In certain embodiments, the methods are conducted in an aerobic environment. In certain embodiments, the present invention relates to the use of O2 as an oxidant, wherein water is the byproduct of oxidation; this fact avoids the generation of toxic byproducts and renders the methods atom economical.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2013
    Assignee: Georgetown University
    Inventor: Timothy H. Warren
  • Patent number: 8461199
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a compound comprising a bis[thiohydrazide amide] or a deprotonated form thereof, complexed to a transition metal cation, wherein the bis[thiohydrazide amide] is represented by Structural Formula (I): or a prodrug, isomer, ester, salt, hydrate, solvate, polymorph or a deprotonated form thereof. The present invention also provides a pharmaceutical composition comprising a compound of the invention and method of use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2013
    Assignee: Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp.
    Inventors: Nagai Masazumi, Jianhua Shen
  • Patent number: 8461366
    Abstract: A compound comprising a class of sulfonated triorganophosphine compounds of formula R1R2P—R3[—O—(CH2)n—(SO3M)]m, wherein the R1 and R2 are selected individually from alkyl, aralkyl, and alicyclic groups, wherein R3 represents a divalent or polyvalent alkylene or alicyclic radical that is bonded to the phosphorus atom and to one or more sulfonate substituents via an alkylether link, and further wherein R3 does not contain any aryl moieties; n is an integer reflecting a number of methylene groups in the alkylether link; M represents a monovalent cation; and m is an integer representing a total number of sulfonated alkylether substituents. The compound is useful as a ligand in transition metal-ligand complex catalysts that are capable of catalyzing the hydroformylation of an olefinically-unsaturated compound with carbon monoxide and hydrogen to form one or more corresponding aldehyde products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2013
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Michael L. Tulchinsky, Robert E. Hefner, Jr.
  • Patent number: 8460635
    Abstract: Synthetic peptidomimetic derivatives and phenyl group derivatives of Fenretinide (4-HPR) are disclosed, as are their uses as therapeutic, diagnostic and imaging agents for cancer and other diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2013
    Assignee: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Inventors: Ganjam V. Kalpana, Bhaskar C. Das
  • Patent number: 8436115
    Abstract: The present invention discloses metallic complexes based on carbonylamino fulvene ligands; their method of preparation and their use in the oligomerisation or polymerisation of ethylene and alpha-olefins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2013
    Assignees: Total Petrochemicals Research Feluy, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
    Inventors: Clément Lansalot-Matras, Olivier Lavastre, Sabine Sirol
  • Patent number: 8426623
    Abstract: A surface modified nanoparticle includes a nanoparticle and a phenol compound used for modifying the nanoparticle. The phenol compound has a formula of (a) or (b), wherein n=1˜9, X is selected from the group consisted of NH2, OH, PH4, COOH and SH, R1 is selected from the group consisted of C1-C5 alkyl group, aryl group, alkenyl group, alkynyl group, alkylamino group and alkoxy group. Each carbon atom of the phenol group may be independently substituted or non-substituted. The substituent of the carbon atom of the phenol may be selected from the group consisted of halogen, C1-C5 alkyl group, cyano (CN), trifluoromethyl (CF3), alkylamino group, amino and alkoxy group. The present invention may be used for anti-oxidant and/or decreasing the toxicity of the nanoparticle. A preparation method of surface modified nanoparticle is also herein provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2013
    Assignee: National Tsing Hua University
    Inventors: Yuh-Jeen Huang, Kuan-Yi Chen
  • Publication number: 20130096090
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the fields of chemistry and pharmaceuticals. Embodiments of the present invention provide transition metal complexes of amino acids. Transition metal complexes of embodiments of the invention according to Categories I, II, III, and/or IV may be used as antimicrobial, anti-malarial, and anti-cancer agents, as well as catalysts in chemical reactions. Such compounds of the invention are particularly useful for combating multi-drug resistance against a broad range of microbials (such as MRSA and mycobacteria), including gram positive and gram negative bacteria, as well as can be used as anti-cancer agents against bladder cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer, endometrial cancer, kidney cancer, leukemia, lung cancer, melanoma, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, and thyroid cancer, to name a few.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2012
    Publication date: April 18, 2013
    Applicant: VIRGINIA TECH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES, INC.
    Inventor: Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.
  • Publication number: 20130089739
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide for nanoparticles, methods of making nanoparticles, methods of using the nanoparticles, and the like. Nanoparticles of the present disclosure can have a variety of morphologies, which may lead to their use in a variety of technologies and processes. Nanoparticles of the present may be used in sensors, optics, mechanics, circuits, and the like. In addition, nanoparticles of the present disclosure may be used in catalytic reactions, for CO oxidation, as super-capacitors, in hydrogen storage, and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2012
    Publication date: April 11, 2013
    Applicant: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
    Inventor: King Abdullah University of Science and Technolo
  • Patent number: 8372927
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to metal-ligand complexes, catalysts comprising or prepared from the metal-ligand complexes, processes of catalyzing olefin polymerization reactions with the catalysts to prepare polyolefins, polyolefins prepared thereby, processes of making the metal-ligand complexes and catalysts, and intermediate compounds useful therefor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2013
    Assignee: DOW Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Ruth Figueroa, Jerzy Klosin
  • Publication number: 20130020526
    Abstract: Disclosed are water-soluble nanoparticles. The water-soluble nanoparticles are each surrounded by a multifunctional group ligand including an adhesive region, a cross linking region, and a reactive region. In the water-soluble nanoparticles, the cross-linking region of the multifunctional group ligand is cross-linked with another cross-linking region of a neighboring multifunctional group ligand.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2012
    Publication date: January 24, 2013
    Applicant: Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation, Yonsei University
    Inventors: Jin-Woo CHEON, Young-Wook JUN, Jin-Sil CHOI
  • Patent number: 8349221
    Abstract: A method of producing Prussian blue metal complex nanoparticles and Prussian blue metal complex nanoparticles obtained by the method, a dispersion of the nanoparticles, a method of regulating the color of the nanoparticles, and an electrode and a transmitted light-regulator each using the nanoparticles. Prussian blue metal complex nanoparticles are produced by: mixing an aqueous solution containing a metal cyano complex anion having metal atom MA as a central metal and an aqueous solution containing a cation of metal atom MB; thereby precipitating the crystal of a Prussian blue metal complex having the metal atom MA and the metal atom MB; and then mixing the Prussian blue metal complex with an aqueous solution containing a metal cyano complex anion having the metal atom MC as a central metal and/or an aqueous solution containing a cation of the metal atom MD.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    Inventors: Tohru Kawamoto, Hisashi Tanaka, Shigeo Hara, Masato Kurihara, Masatomi Sakamoto
  • Patent number: 8338327
    Abstract: An allyl acetate production catalyst comprising at least (a) palladium, (b) gold, (c) a compound containing at least one element selected from copper, nickel, zinc and cobalt, (d) an alkali metal salt compound and (e) a carrier, is produced by a process comprising step 1 in which a homogeneous solution of a palladium-containing compound and a gold-containing compound is supported on a carrier by contact therewith, step 2 in which the carrier obtained in step 1 is contacted with an alkali solution for impregnation, step 3 in which the carrier obtained in step 2 is subjected to reduction treatment, and step 4 in which a compound containing at least one element selected from copper, nickel, zinc and cobalt and an alkali metal salt compound are supported onto the carrier obtained in step 3. The obtained allyl acetate production catalyst has minimal reduction in activity and improved selectivity, when used for production of allyl acetate from propylene, oxygen and acetic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Showa Denko K.K.
    Inventors: Etsuko Kadowaki, Wataru Oguchi, Tetsuo Nakajo, Yasuhiro Iwama
  • Patent number: 8338629
    Abstract: Provided are an organometallic precursor, wherein a carboxyhydrazide compound is coordinated to a central metal, and a metal film or pattern using the precursor. By using the organometallic precursor, highly pure metal films or patterns can be obtained through a simple low-temperature process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young Hun Byun, Tatsiana Kuzniatsova, Hye Yeon Yang
  • Patent number: 8329929
    Abstract: A metal complex represented by the following formula (1): wherein R1 to R6 each independently represent a hydrogen atom or a substituent; Y1 and Y2 each independently represent any one of the following groups: wherein R? represents a hydrogen atom or a hydrocarbon group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms; P1 and P2 each represent a group of atoms necessary for forming a heterocyclic ring together with Y1 or Y2 and the two carbon atoms at a position adjacent to Y1 or Y2; P1 and P2 may be linked to each other to form a ring; M represents a transition metal element or typical metal element; m represents 1 or 2; X represents a counter ion or a neutral molecule; n represents the number of X's in the complex, and an integer of 0 or more; and Q1 and Q2 each independently represent an aromatic heterocyclic group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2012
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Tadafumi Matsunaga, Nobuyoshi Koshino, Hideyuki Higashimura
  • Patent number: 8324125
    Abstract: This invention relates to the use of nano-organocatalysts, and, more specifically, to the use of magnetic nanomaterial-supported organocatalysts. It is an object of the present invention to provide “green” catalysts and protocols. According to one embodiment of the invention, a nano-organocatalyst in the form of a magnetic nanomaterial-supported organocatalyst is provided. According to other embodiments of the invention, glutathione and cysteine are provided as organocatalysts and magnetic nanomaterial-supported glutathione and magnetic nanomaterial-supported cysteine are provided for use as nano-organocatalysts. According to another embodiment of the invention, a method of using a recyclable magnetic nanomaterial-supported organocatalyst using a totally benign aqueous protocol, without using any organic solvent in the reaction or during the workup, is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2012
    Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    Inventors: Rajender S. Varma, Vivek Polshettiwar
  • Publication number: 20120302516
    Abstract: The invention provides magnetic nanoparticles comprising a core, wherein the nanoparticles comprise at least one therapeutic agent linked to the core via a hydrazone linkage or via an oxime ether linkage, methods for making said nanoparticles, and methods for using said nanoparticles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2010
    Publication date: November 29, 2012
    Applicant: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC.
    Inventors: Michael H. Nantz, Souvik Biswas
  • Patent number: 8304504
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a catalyst precursor for the production of odd olefins having the formula: wherein X and Y are halogen and n is 2 or 3; and to a process for its preparation and a method for oligomerization of ethylene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2012
    Assignee: Saudi Basic Industries Corporation
    Inventors: Marcus Seitz, Helmut G. Alt, Syriac J. Palackal, Atieh Abu-Raqabah
  • Patent number: 8252950
    Abstract: Porous organic-inorganic hybrid materials with crystallinity and a method for preparing the same are provided. The method comprises preparing a reaction solution containing a mixture of at least one inorganic metal precursor, at least one organic compound which may act as a ligand, and a solvent (step 1); and forming porous organic-inorganic hybrid materials with crystallinity by reacting the reaction solution (step 2), wherein the reaction is carried out under the pressure of about 3 atm or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2012
    Assignee: Kora Research Institute of Chemical Technology
    Inventors: Young Kyu Hwang, Jong-San Chang, You-Kyong Seo, Dong Won Hwang
  • Patent number: 8252875
    Abstract: Process for the preparation of monoimine compounds, wherein a dicarbonyl compound is reacted in an aliphatic, non-aromatic solvent with aniline. Monoimine compounds having electron-withdrawing substituents in the ortho position and unsymmetric bis(imino) compounds and unsymmetric iron complexes prepared therefrom and the use thereof in the polymerization of olefins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2012
    Assignee: Basell Polyolefine GmbH
    Inventors: Shahram Mihan, Benno Bildstein, Lars Kölling, Alexander Solchinger, Sascha Schlawjinski
  • Patent number: 8242297
    Abstract: Metal-ligand combination initiators are provided which yield organometallic complexes capable of the polymerization of olefins to high molecular weight polymers. Additionally, these initiators also enable the copolymerization of olefins with functionalized comonomers. These organometallic complexes comprise of a late transition metal with a neutral chelating ligand that contains a Lewis basic functionality in conjugation with an electronically delocalized conduit extending from the metal to the functionality. This structural feature results in a highly active complex, which generates high molecular weight polymers with unique microstructures. Under particular conditions, the organometallic complexes provide for the living polymerization of monomers and comonomers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2012
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: Jason D. Azoulay, Yanika Schneider, Guillermo C. Bazan