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3243 Patent Applications

Jun 2017

LACTIC ACID MANUFACTURING METHOD - USPTO

A method of producing lactic acid includes subjecting a lactic acid-containing solution to distillation to collect lactic acid from the vapor side (Step A); subjecting the lactic acid obtained in Step A to crystallization (Step B); subjecting the lac...

Jun 2017

Zeolite Catalyst for Lignin to Phenol Conversion - USPTO

A method for converting lignin to a phenol product, the method comprising contacting a zeolite catalyst with a lignin under reaction conditions sufficient to produce the phenol product at a yield of equal to or greater than about 50%. A method for co...

Jun 2017

CRYOPROTECTANTS FOR FREEZE DRYING OF LACTIC ACID BACTERIA - USPTO

The present invention comprises the discovery and development of an effective cryoprotectant composition, without containing skim milk or any other animal-derived compounds, to achieve long-term stability of freeze-dried lactic acid bacteria (LAB), a...

May 2017

Lactic Acid Bacteria for Coeliac Disease - USPTO

The present invention discloses strains of Lactobacillus and Streptococcus which have a capacity to degrade gliadin peptides involved in coeliac disease and which peptide degrading activity is stable under low pH and in the presence of mammalian dige...

May 2017

DEPOLYMERIZATION OF LIGNIN USING METAL INCORPORATED MESOPOROUS SILICATE CATALYSTS - USPTO

Provided is a process for depolymerizing lignin, the process comprising exposing a liquid feed comprising lignin and a solvent to a metal-incorporated solid mesoporous silicate catalyst under conditions sufficient to depolymerize the lignin to produc...

May 2017

COMPOSITION INCLUDING ETHOXYLATED CASTOR OIL AND ORGANIC ACID - EPO

A composition comprising: (a) 10 - 90 wt%. of an organic acid selected from the group consisting of acetic, propionic, butyric and mixtures thereof, (b) 1 - 90 wt.% of ethoxylated castor oil surfactant having an HLB from 4 to 18 and a molar ratio of ...

May 2017

THERMOPLASTIC ABS COMPOSITION REINFORCED WITH NATURAL FIBRES - EPO

The present invention relates to a thermoplastic ABS composition reinforced with natural fibres, which comprises an ABS polymer, natural fibres, a compatibilizing polymer, and processing aids comprising a lubricant and titanium dioxide. It relates al...

May 2017

Stabilization of Lignin Fibers - USPTO

A process for stabilizing lignin fibers, stabilized lignin fibers made by the process and carbonized fibers made from stabilized lignin fibers. The process includes heating lignin fibers to a temperature ranging from about 100° to about 220° C. while...

May 2017

Continuous Fiber Reinforced Biocomposites and Polymers - USPTO

A device for introducing continuous fiber into a product material is provided. The continuous fiber is provided from at least one continuous fiber supply. The device comprises a housing having a first opening and a second opening. A channel is formed...

May 2017

ULTRAFINE ABRASIVE BIOPOLYMER SOFT POLISHING FILM AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - USPTO

A superfine abrasive biomacromolecule flexible polishing film and a preparation method therefor, include a substrate of the polishing film made of a degradable biomacromolecule material, the mechanical performance of the polishing film is enhanced by...

May 2017

METHOD OF PREPARING AROMATIC COMPOUNDS FROM LIGNIN - USPTO

The invention relates to a method of preparing monocyclic aromatic compounds from lignin and to the use of the method and/or the aromatic compounds obtained by the method according to the invention in the production of fuels, electronic components, p...

May 2017

SUCCINATE DEHYDROGENASE INHIBITORS (SDHI's) - USPTO

The invention relates to a succinate dehydrogenase inhibitor or a prodrug and/or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof for use in the treatment or prevention of reperfusion injury, such as ischemia-reperfusion injury, by inhibiting the accumulat...

May 2017

GENETIC ENGINEERED BACTERIA AND METHODS FOR PROMOTING PRODUCTION OF SUCCINIC ACID OR LACTIC ACID - USPTO

A genetic engineered bacteria without or comprising a plurality of important metabolic enzyme related genes is provided. When the by-product or waste of fruit and vegetable is used as the culture medium, a large quantity of succinic acid or lactic ac...

May 2017

USE OF BIOPOLYMER IN A DIELECTRIC GAS SENSOR - EPO

The present invention relates to the use of a biopolymer as a sensitive material in a dielectric gas sensor for water vapor, carbon dioxide, and/or ethanol.

May 2017

CONTINUOUS MONITORING OF BLOOD LACTATE AND ONGOING TARGETING OF BLOOD LACTATE VIA NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT - USPTO

Systems, techniques and methods for estimating the metabolic state or flux, e.g., the body energy state (“BES”) of a patient, are disclosed. The BES provides a deep insight into the nutritional needs of the patient, thus allowing for a sort of exquis...

May 2017

POLYLACTIC ACID COMPOSITION, FORMED ARTICLE OBTAINED FROM POLYLACTIC ACID COMPOSITION, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING POLYLACTIC ACID COMPOSITION - USPTO

Even when a tin-based polymerization catalyst and a phosphorus-based compound are present in a poly-L-lactic acid (A) and a poly-D-lactic acid (B), by using a specific proportion of an organic acid metal salt or an organic metal salt for stereocomple...

May 2017

Selection and Use of Lactic Acid Bacteria Preventing Bone Loss in Mammals - USPTO

The present invention comprises a method for selecting lactic acid bacterial strains effective for preventing bone loss in humans and strains that have been selected according to the presented method. The selection method is based on the strain's cap...

May 2017

GENTISIC ACID IS USED TO IMPROVE SYSTEMIC HEMODYNAMICS, HEPATIC MITOCHONDRIAL FUNCTION AND LACTATE ACIDEMIA IN PATIENTS WITH SEPTIC SHOCK - USPTO

Gentisic acid sodium salt is shown to be useful as a treatment to improve systemic hemodynamics, hepatic mitochondrial function and lactic acidemia in patients with septic shock.

May 2017

METHODS FOR SEPARATING AND REFINING LIGNIN FROM BLACK LIQUOR AND COMPOSITIONS THEREOF - USPTO

The invention relates methods and processes for the separation and refining of lignin from spent cooking liquor, called black liquor, present in industrial chemical plants, and compositions thereof. A process is provided for separating black liquor i...

May 2017

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INTERCEPT OF UEFI BLOCK I/O PROTOCOL SERVICES FOR BIOS BASED HARD DRIVE ENCRYPTION SUPPORT - USPTO

An information handling system and method performs Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) interception and pre-processing of data associated with block input/output (I/O) commands targeting encrypted storage devices. A UEFI interceptor block (I...

May 2017

COMPRESSOR OIL WITH BIOBASED BASE OIL - USPTO

A biodegradable compressor oil comprising a biobased hydrocarbon base oil.

May 2017

POLYLACTIC ACID COMPOSITION, MOLDED PRODUCT OBTAINED FROM POLYLACTIC ACID COMPOSITION, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING POLYLACTIC ACID - EPO

Even when a tin-based polymerization catalyst and a phosphorus-based compound are present in a poly-L-lactic acid (A) and a poly-D-lactic acid (B), by using a specific proportion of an organic acid metal salt or an organic metal salt for stereocomple...

May 2017

NOVEL LACTIC ACID BACTERIUM AND COMPOSITION INCLUDING SAID LACTIC ACID BACTERIUM - EPO

The present invention provides a lactobacillus that improves hyperuricemia, fatty liver and a lifestyle-related disease, and a composition containing the lactobacillus.

May 2017

PLA-CONTAINING MATERIAL - USPTO

PLA-containing materials, and building components containing such materials, include: polylactic acid (PLA); one or more inorganic pigments; and one or more stabilizers that includes one or more carbodiimide groups.

May 2017

LIPID METABOLISM AND/OR SUGAR METABOLISM IMPROVER CONTAINING LACTIC ACID BACTERIUM OR TREATMENT PRODUCT THEREOF - USPTO

This invention provides the use of a microorganism capable of improving both lipid metabolism and sugar metabolism. Specifically, the invention relates to: a lipid metabolism and/or sugar metabolism improver comprising, as an active ingredient, a bac...

May 2017

LIGNIN-CONTAINING COATING COMPOSITION AND ULTRAFINE FIBERS INCLUDING THE SAME - USPTO

Disclosed is an ultrafine fiber including lignin, a carrier polymer and a carbon material. The ultrafine fiber, which includes lignin, can exhibit the properties of lignin such as antibacterial property, biodegradability, etc. Accordingly, it can be ...

May 2017

BIOPOLYMER-ENCAPSULATED GLYCOSYL TRANSFERASE INHIBITOR COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR TREATING DIABETES AND CARDIAC INDICATIONS - USPTO

The present invention relates to compositions comprising a biopolymer-encapsulated glycosyltransferase inhibitor and methods for treating and reducing a symptom of atherosclerosis or cardiac hypertrophy and/or diabetes using said compositions.

May 2017

METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR DERMATOLOGICAL USE COMPRISING CLOBETASOL AND HALOBETASOL AND BIOPOLYMERS - USPTO

Disclosed are compositions comprising topical corticosteroids, such as clobetasol propionate and halobetasol propionate, and a biopolymer in a cream base, wherein the cream base comprises a primary and a secondary emulsifier, a waxy material, a co-so...

May 2017

PRODUCTION OF SUCCINIC ACID FROM ORGANIC WASTE OR BIOGAS OR METHANE USING RECOMBINANT METHANOTROPHIC BACTERIUM - USPTO

The present disclosure provides for production of succinic acid from organic waste or biogas or methane using recombinant methanotrophic bacterium. In one embodiment, the recombinant methanotrophic bacterium includes exogenous nucleic acid(s) or gene...

May 2017

Combinatorial Metabolic Engineering Of Saccharomyces Cerevisiae For Terminal Alkene Production - USPTO

Modified Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast that produce terminal alkenes are described. The modification of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast includes insertion of at least one heterologous fatty acid decarboxylase gene, deletion of FAA1 and FAA4, over...

May 2017

METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR DERMATOLOGICAL USE COMPRISING FLUTICASONE AND MOMETASONE AND BIOPOLYMERS - USPTO

Disclosed are compositions comprising topical corticosteroids, such as fluticasone and mometasone, and a biopolymer in a cream base, wherein the cream base comprises a primary and a secondary emulsifier, a waxy material, a co-solvent, a preservative,...

May 2017

Biopolymer Formulations and Methods of Use Thereof - USPTO

A polymeric formulation for “green” building materials for replacement of end products commonly formed from a broad range of materials, such as concrete and mixes thereof, cement and mixes thereof, petrochemical based mixes and products thereof, rubb...

May 2017

METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR DERMATOLOGICAL USE COMPRSING BETAMETHASONE AND BIOPOLYMERS - USPTO

Disclosed are compositions comprising betamethasone, such as betamethasone dipropionate or betamethasone valerate, and a biopolymer in a cream base, wherein the cream base comprises a primary and a secondary emulsifier, a waxy material, a co-solvent,...

May 2017

COMPOSITION COMPRISING POLY-LACTIDE-BASED POLYMER - USPTO

A composition includes a polymer having a poly-lactide and at least one compound of formula I),

May 2017

METHOD OF MAKING A YARN BASED ON A NATURAL FIBER AND A FABRIC MADE OF THIS YARN - EPO

The invention refers to a yarn (3) comprising a first thread or filament (1) and a second thread or filament (2), wherein the first thread comprises fibres of polyolefins, preferably polypropylene, and the second thread comprises noble extra-fine nat...

Apr 2017

BIODEGRADABLE POLYMERS, COMPLEXES THEREOF FOR GENE THERAPEUTICS AND DRUG DELIVERY, AND METHODS RELATED THERETO - USPTO

A biodegradable cationic polymer is disclosed, comprising first repeat units derived from a first cyclic carbonyl monomer by ring-opening polymerization, wherein more than 0% of the first repeat units comprise a side chain moiety comprising a quatern...

Apr 2017

Methods for Synthesizing Graphene from a Lignin Source - USPTO

Processes, methods, and compositions for synthesizing carbon-based materials are provided. The method of synthesizing carbon-based materials includes providing precursors, forming carbon-encapsulated metal structures from the precursors, and forming ...

Apr 2017

INTEGRATED ELECTRODE FOR SAMPLING OF LACTATE AND OTHER ANALYTES - USPTO

The invention provides a biosensor for at least partial insertion in a fetal scalp, for monitoring an analyte in the body of the fetus, wherein the biosensor comprises a needle and a microdialysis element for sampling the analyte. The invention also ...

Apr 2017

PRODUCTION OF LACTIC ACID FROM ORGANIC WASTE OR BIOGAS OR METHANE USING RECOMBINANT METHANOTROPHIC BACTERIA - USPTO

The present disclosure provides for production of lactic acid from organic waste or biogas or methane using recombinant methanotrophic bacteria. In one embodiment, the recombinant methanotrophic bacterium includes a heterologous nucleic acid encoding...

Apr 2017

CONTROLLED RELEASE PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING A FUMARIC ACID ESTER - USPTO

The present invention relates to controlled release pharmaceutical compositions comprising fumaric acid ester(s) as active substance(s). The compositions are suitable for use in the treatment of e.g. psoriasis or other hyperproliferative, inflammator...

Apr 2017

Compositions and Methods for Succinate Production - USPTO

The present application provides genetically modified yeast cell comprising an active succinate fermentation pathway, as well as methods of using these cells to produce succinate.

Apr 2017

Novel Cell-Permeable Succinate Compounds - USPTO

The present invention provides novel cell-permeable succinates and cell permeable precursors of succinateaimed at increasing ATP-production in mitochondria. The main part of ATP produced and utilized in the eukaryotic cell originates from mitochondri...

Apr 2017

HOMOGENIZATION SYSTEM OF DRUGS INTO BIODEGRADABLE POLYMER: SMART POLYMER SYSTEM - USPTO

A viscous composition for transdermal drug delivery, a method of preparing the same, and a microstructure device prepared using the viscous composition are provided. Here, the viscous composition includes colloidal particles formed of a combination o...

Apr 2017

Prodrugs of Succinic Acid for Increasing ATP Production - USPTO

The present invention provides novel cell-permeable succinates and cell permeable precursors of succinate aimed at increasing ATP-production in mitochondria. The main part of ATP produced and utilized in the eukaryotic cell originates from mitochondr...

Apr 2017

MUTANT XYLANASE, MANUFACTURING METHOD AND USE THEREFOR, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SACCHARIFIED LIGNOCELLULOSE - USPTO

What is aimed at is provision of an inexpensive and efficient saccharification method for lignocellulose using a thermostable xylanase and provision of a mutant xylanase that has a substitute amino acid residue, and that exhibits stable activity even...

Apr 2017

SUCCINATE DEHYDROGENASE INHIBITOR CONTAINING COMPOSITIONS - USPTO

A composition containing succinate dehydrogenase inhibitor and a potentiator has been discovered to enhance the activity of the succinate dehydrogenase such that the amount of the succinate dehydrogenase inhibitor need to effectively treat a microbia...

Apr 2017

BIO-ADHESIVES - USPTO

Distiller's Grain (DG) based bio-adhesives consisting of DG biomass, crosslinking agents, and fillers are described as substitutes for formaldehyde based wood glue for making wood panels. Algal bio-adhesives consisting of algal biomass, crosslinking ...

Apr 2017

ALUMINIUM LACTATE AS A SKIN PROTECTION COMPONENT - USPTO

The invention lies within the area of cosmetic and/or dermatological compositions and concerns skin protection agents comprising aluminium lactate and the use of aluminium lactate in skin protection agents. The invention further concerns methods for ...

Apr 2017

Real-Time and Continuous Determination of Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption and the Estimation of Blood Lactate - USPTO

The current invention pertains to an apparatus and method for the determination of excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC) and the estimation of blood lactate levels. While these exercise parameters are traditionally determined using indirect ...

Apr 2017

AGENT FOR INDUCING INTERFERON PRODUCTION CONTAINING LACTIC ACID BACTERIA - USPTO

This invention provides an IFN inducer comprising, as an active ingredient, lactic acid bacteria and capable of inducing IFN production, an immunopotentiating agent or prophylactic agent against virus infection comprising such inducer, and a food or ...

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