|| List of recent Glycerol-related patents
|Use of lipid conjugates in the treatment of cancer|
Wherein l is a lipid or a phospholipid, z is either nothing, ethanolamine, serine, inositol, choline, or glycerol, y is either nothing or a spacer group ranging in length from 2 to 30 atoms, x is a physiologically acceptable monomer, dimer, oligomer, or polymer, wherein x is a glycosaminoglycan; and n is a number from 2 to 1000, wherein any bond between l, z, y and x is either an amide or an esteric bond in treating a subject suffering from a disease associated with elevated level of a matrix metalloprotease (mmp) such as a malignant cancer.. .
|Process for the conversion of glycerol to 1,3-propanediol|
The present application includes a process and a microorganism of the genus lactobacillus that converts glycerol to 1,3-propanediol. The conversion is accomplished by a proprietary microorganism that is easily cultured in glycerol rich waste products of ethanol production, such as thin stillage..
|Method for treating and preventing type 2 diabetes|
Methods and compositions for treating or preventing type 2 diabetes by inhibiting expression or activity of monoacylglycerol o-acyltransferase 1 (mogat1) are disclosed. Also disclosed are methods to identify such compositions..
|Polybutylene terephthalate resin composition and pellet thereof|
Provided are a polybutylene terephthalate resin composition which is excellent in mold releasability and which can suppress deterioration in molding stability and aggregation of the polybutylene terephthalate resin composition due to blooming of a mold release agent; and a pellet thereof. The polybutylene terephthalate resin composition contains 0.01 to 5.0 parts by mass of (b) a saturated fatty acid ester of a polyglycerol represented by formula (i) described below with respect to 100 parts by mass of (a) a polybutylene terephthalate resin.
|Methods and apparatus for controlling moisture in plant oils and liquid biofuels|
The moisture absorption capacity of biofuels can be more or less 10 times that of fossil diesel oil, causing biofuels to form acids that induce metal corrosion and form deposits in the fuel tank and pipe lines. Methods for removing moisture from stored biofuels and plant oils are described wherein glycerol is used as a solvent to extract the moisture from the bioliquid or oil, comprising the steps of placing the biofuel or oil in fluid contact with glycerol, incubating for a time, and then removing the glycerol.
|Novel glycerol dehydration catalyst and production method therefor|
Provided is a novel catalyst that can produce acrolein and acrylic acid in high yields using glycerol as starting material. The disclosed glycerol dehydration catalyst has niobic oxide synthesized by hydrothermal synthesis as the main component..
|Scratch resistant polypropylene|
Disclosed are scratch resistant polypropylene molded parts comprising a) a polypropylene substrate and incorporated therein a combination of b) an alpha, beta-unsaturated carboxylic reagent functionalized olefin polymer or copolymer, c) a primary or secondary fatty acid amide and d) a nucleating agent selected from the group consisting of sodium benzoate, 2,2′-methylene-bis(4,6-di-tert-butylphenyl)phosphate, zinc glycerolate, calcium salt of 1,2-dicarboxylic acid cyclohexane and sodium salt of 1,2-dicarboxylic acid norbornane. Also disclosed is a method for providing scratch resistance to a polypropylene molded part by incorporating said additives.
|Glycerol levulinate ketals and their use in the manufacture of polyurethanes, and polyurethanes formed therefrom|
The present disclosure relates to the preparation of ketal compounds from glycerol and levulinic acid and esters, and uses thereof, in particular the manufacture of polyurethanes.. .
|Composition for cosmetics, cosmetic, method for producing oil-in-water emulsion cosmetic, and two separate layer-type cosmetic|
The present invention relates to a composition for cosmetics including a polyglycerol fatty acid ester, which is an ester of polyglycerol having an average degree of polymerization of 4 to 100 with a fatty acid having 2 to 18 carbon atoms, has a hydroxyl value equal to or less than 15 mgkoh/g, and has a specific gravity at 20° c. Of 0.96 to 1.15; a cosmetic which includes the composition for cosmetics; a method for producing an oil-in-water emulsion cosmetic which includes mixing the composition for cosmetics; and a two-separate-layer-type cosmetic, which comprises the composition for cosmetics.
|Method for producing biodegradable polymer and biomass fuel converted from carbon source by recombinant microorganisms|
Disclosed is a method for producing biodegradable polymer and biomass fuel converted from carbon source by using recombinant microorganisms, comprising the steps of: (a) providing recombinant microorganisms transformed with plasmids containing at least a gene encoding for glycerol utilizing enzyme and a gene encoding for polyhydroxyalkanoate synthase; (b) culturing the recombinant microorganisms in a medium containing glycerol; (c) inducing expression of the genes of step (a), thereby obtaining polyhydroxyalkanoate and ethanol; and (d) recovering the polyhydroxyalkanoate and the ethanol; wherein the recombinant microorganisms have a glycerol utilization rate more than 90% (w/w), and have polyhydroxyalkanoate accumulated therein to a biomass content thereof at least 30% (w/w).. .
|Heteroaromatic and aromatic piperazinyl azetidinyl amides as monoacylglycerol lipase inhibitors|
Are defined herein.. .
|Reduced sodium composition|
The present invention provides a reduced sodium composition comprising at least one potassium salt, at least one sodium salt, at least one emulsifier and at least one thickening agent. For example, the reduced sodium composition comprises at least: one potassium salt, at least one sodium salt, glycerol monostearate and maltodextrin as well as to its method of preparation.
|Methods for making polyglycerol|
Methods are provided for making polyglycerol. The methods include heating glycerol at reduced pressure in the absence of a glyceride and in the presence of a catalytic amount of an acid selected from the group consisting of sulfuric acid, triflic acid, hydrochloric acid, hexafluorophosphoric acid, tetrafluoroboric acid and mixtures thereof..
|Methods and lipid compositions for promoting development of gut flora|
Disclosed is a method of inducing and promoting development of beneficial gut flora in a subject and/or of reducing the frequency and duration of crying periods in a subject, the method comprises administering to the subject a lipid composition comprising a vegetable-derived fat source, wherein the fat source is a triglyceride fat source comprising triglycerides with 15-55% palmitic acid moieties out of the total fatty acids, and wherein the level of palmitic acid moieties at the sn-2 position of the glycerol backbone is at least 30% of total palmitic acid. The method is particularly intended for children.
|Cyclic bridgehead ether dgat1 inhibitors|
Useful for treating disorders mediated by acyl coa-diacylglycerol acyl transferase 1 (dgat1), e.g. Metabolic disorders.
|Method of producing l-amino acid|
An l-amino acid is produced by culturing a microorganism belonging to the family enterobacteriaceae having an l-amino acid-producing ability and modified so that glycerol dehydrogenase and dihydroxyacetone kinase activities are increased, in a medium containing glycerol as a carbon source to produce and accumulate an l-amino acid in the medium or cells, and collecting the l-amino acid from the medium or the cells.. .
|Use of the cathelicidin ll-37 and derivatives thereof for wound healing|
Use of the antimicrobial cathelicidin peptide ii-37, n-terminal fragments of ll-37 or extended sequences of ll-37 having 1-3 amino acids in the c-terminal end, for stimulating proliferation of epithelial and stromal cells and thereby healing of wounds, such as chronic ulcers. The cytotoxic effect of ll-37 may be reduced by including a bilayer-forming polar lipid, especially a digalactosyldiacylglycerol, in pharmaceutical compositions and growth media comprising ll-37..
|Use of polyglycerol partial esters as defoamers|
The present invention relates to the use of polyglycerol partial esters as defoamers, in particular in coating and paint applications, to defoamers comprising polyglycerol partial esters, and to corresponding polyglycerol partial esters.. .
|Compositions for topical treatment of microbial infections|
The present invention provides compositions and methods for topical treatment of infections. The compositions comprise glycerol monolaurate or a derivative thereof, and are administered topically, for example, to treat viral, fungal or bacterial infections..
|Structured lipid compositions|
Lipid compositions are provided exhibiting the functionality of a typical shortening or filler fat, but are achieved with reduced and essentially zero trans-unsaturated fatty acids and that deliver reduced caloric content. By one approach, the functional lipid compositions include a blend of a matrix building ingredient, which is preferably a structured glycerol ester, and an edible liquid oil diluent in ratios such that the lipid composition exhibits the functionality of the traditional shortening or filler fat..
|Metal-complexing aroma compounds for use in aroma stabilization|
And/or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof for inhibiting the oxidation of fatty acids and/or triacylglycerols; and/or the rancidification of products that includes one or more of fatty acids and/or one or a plurality of triacylglycerols; and/or chemical and/or sensory changes of products that includes one or more of fatty acids and/or one or a plurality of triacylglycerols, caused by the action of the oxygen of the air. Corresponding mixtures and orally consumable preparations and methods are also described..
|Methods for altering lipids in algae and yeast|
The present disclosure relates to methods of increasing lipid levels in an algal or yeast cell population, methods of producing saturated or monounsaturated triacylglycerols in an algal or yeast cell population, and methods of decreasing polyunsaturated triacylglycerol production in an algal or yeast cell population by contacting the cell population with a chemical compound that is capable of increasing lipid levels or altering the lipid composition in the cell population.. .
|Phase behaviors and properties of certain triacylglycerols and fatty acid methyl esters|
This application relates to phase behaviors of certain triacylglycerols and fatty acid methyl esters, and how the phase behaviors of these individual components in a biodiesel fuel, as well as their combined mixtures, helps understand the fundamental mechanisms of their crystallization so as to design biodiesel fuels with improved low temperature characteristics.. .
|Catalyst for synthesizing glycerol carbonate from glycerol, method for producing the catalyst and method for synthesizing glycerol carbonate from glycerol using the catalyst|
Disclosed are a catalyst for synthesizing glycerol carbonate from glycerol and a method for producing the catalyst. The method includes adding an aqueous naoh solution, an aqueous koh solution, or a mixture of an aqueous nh4(oh) solution and an aqueous naoh solution to an aqueous solution of a mixture of zinc nitrate and aluminum nitrate, aging the mixture, filtering and washing the aged mixture to obtain a solid, and calcining the solid under an oxygen, nitrogen or helium atmosphere.
|Pharmaceutical compositions comprising fatty glycerol esters|
The present invention relates to a pharmaceutical composition comprising glycerol esters of a fatty acid, wherein the compositions are useful for the delivery of anti-psychotic drugs.. .
|Aqueous ophthalmic solution based on cyclosporin|
This invention concerns an aqueous ophthalmic solution containing an immunosuppressive agent, such as cyclosporin a, and at least three polymers. The three polymers are preferably a combination of a cellulose derivative, a polyvinyl derivative, and a macrogolglycerol hydroxystearate..
|Process of compacting a microporous fat powder and compacted fat powder so obtained|
The present invention relates to a process of compacting a microporous fat powder, notably a microporous fat powder that can suitably be used as an oil structuring agent. One aspect of the invention relates to a process for compacting a microporous fat powder, said process comprising: feeding the fat powder into the feed zone of an extruder having a forwarding screw and a barrel within which said screw is centrally positioned; rotating said forwarding screw to advance said fat powder feed through a compacting zone of the extruder where the barrel comprises a plurality of venting openings having a shorter dimension that exceeds the volume weighted average diameter of the fat powder feed and that is less than 10 mm; and expelling the compacted fat powder from the extruder; wherein the temperature of the fat powder during passage through the extruder is maintained below 40° c.
|Use of tri-substituted glycerol compounds for the treatment of hematological malignancies|
The present invention relates to the use of a tri-substituted glycerol compound for the manufacture of a medicament for the treatment of hematological malignancies. The invention also refers to a kit-of-parts comprising such a medicament.
|Polyether polyol based-premix composition and foaming composition containing the premix composition|
A premix composition includes polyether polyol and a blowing agent, wherein the polyether polyol is a copolymer of propylene oxide and trimethylolpropane, a copolymer of propylene oxide, ethylene oxide and trimethylolpropane, a copolymer of propylene oxide, ethylene oxide and glycerol, or combinations thereof. A foaming composition which is obtained by mixing the premix composition with diisocyanate..
|Ophthalmic compositions with biguanide and peg-glycerol esters|
Ophthalmic compositions comprising 0.5 ppm to 5 ppm of alexidine, and 0.005 wt. % to 0.3 wt.
|Methods for producing and employing oil and gas well drilling and completion fluids as well as hydraulic fracturing fluids employing triglyceride processing by products and propylene glycol recovered from aircraft deicing operations|
The present invention relates to processes employing industrial streams, including glycerol-containing by-products of triglyceride processing as well as waste glycol streams recovered from several sources, to produce oil well drilling, completion and hydrofracturing fluids.. .
|Process for producing milk protein fibers and milk protein fiber products obtained therefrom|
Milk protein fibers are produced by an extrusion process for the textile industry inter alia, in which at least one thermoplasticizable protein obtained from milk is plasticized with a plasticizer, for example water or glycerol, at temperatures between room temperature and 140° c., under mechanical stress and spun to fibers by means of a jet.. .
|Multihydric compound dehydration systems, catalyst compositions, and methods|
The present disclosure relates to facilities, systems, methods and/or catalysts for use in chemical production. In particular, the disclosure provides innovations relating to dehydration of multihydric compounds such as glycerol to form acrolein.
|Glycerol-3-phosphate acyl transferase|
The present invention relates to glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferases, polynucleotides encoding the same, etc. The present invention provides a polynucleotide comprising the nucleotide sequence of e.g., seq id no: 1 or 4, a polynucleotide encoding a protein consisting of the amino acid sequence of seq id no: 2, an expression vector and transformant comprising the polynucleotide, a method for producing food, etc.
|Yeast organism producing isobutanol at a high yield|
The present invention provides recombinant microorganisms comprising an isobutanol producing metabolic pathway and methods of using said recombinant microorganisms to produce isobutanol. In various aspects of the invention, the recombinant microorganisms may comprise a modification resulting in the reduction of pyruvate decarboxylase and/or glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase activity.
|Plant diacylglycerol acyltransferases|
This invention relates to an isolated nucleic acid fragment encoding a diacylglycerol acyltransferase. The invention also relates to the construction of a chimeric gene encoding all or a portion of the diacylglycerol acyltransferase, in sense or antisense orientation, wherein expression of the chimeric gene results in production of altered levels of the diacylglycerol acyltransferase in a transformed host cell..