|| List of recent Glycerol-related patents
| Process for the production of a dioxolane compound from crude glycerol|
Wherein r1 and r2 independently represent hydrogen or an alkyl chain from 1 to 10 carbon atoms; r3 and r4 independently represent hydrogen, an alkyl chain from 1 to 5 carbon atoms, or an alkyl chain from 1 to 5 carbon atoms which is endowed with one or more hydroxyl groups, such process comprising a reaction between crude glycerol and an aldehyde or a ketone, with a molar ratio of aldehyde:glycerol or ketone:glycerol from 3:1 to 20:1.. .
| Inhibitors of monoacylglycerol lipase and methods of their use|
Provided herein are compounds which mediate the activity of monoacyglycerol lipase (magl). Also provided are pharmaceutical compositions comprising a compound provided herein, and methods for treating, preventing and/or managing a magl mediated condition using a compound or pharmaceutical composition as provided herein..
| Lubricant composition for marine engine|
A lubricant composition for 4-stroke or 2-stroke marine engine includes at least one lubricant base oil for marine engine, at least one olefin copolymer, at least one hydrogenated styrene-isoprene copolymer, at least one glycerol ester and at least one detergent, whose use promotes fuel economy and has good properties regarding engine cleanliness, in particular crankcase cleanliness.. .
| Variants of glycerol dehydrogenase having d-lactate dehydrogenase activity and uses thereof|
The present invention provides methods of designing and generating glycerol dehydrogenase (glydh) variants that have altered function as compared to a parent polypeptide. The present invention further provides nucleic acids encoding glydh polypeptide variants having altered function as compared to the parent polypeptide.
| Fermentation of glycerol to organic acids|
The present invention is in the field of producing organic acids and other useful chemicals via biological fermentation using glycerol as a source of carbon. Novel microorganisms and fermentation processes are described that are capable of converting glycerol to useful organic acids in high yield and high purity..
| Use for glycolipoprotein gintonin, isolated and identified from ginseng, as a natural medical-plant derived ligand|
The present invention relates to glycolipoprotein gintonin, isolated and identified from ginseng, as a natural medicinal-plant-derived ligand acting on lpa1 (lysophosphatidic acid; 1- or 2-acyl-sn-glycerol-3-phosphate), lpa2, lpa3, lpa4 and lpa5 receptors whose efficacy is exhibited physiologically/pharmaceutically via an interaction with subset receptors [lpa1(edg-2), lpa2(edg-4), lpa3(edg-7), lpa4, pla5] in the edg (endothelial differentiation gene) family in g protein-coupled receptors (gpcrs) present in the cell membranes of animals including humans. The gintonin of the present invention can be used to advantage in the prevention and treatment of various diseases arising from reduced calcium concentration and various physiological activities and pharmaceutical activities dependent on calcium, since the gintonin of the present invention interacts with lpa receptors so as to activate a series of signal transmission processes and temporarily induce an increase in free ca2+ in the cytoplasm, and a temporary increase in the intracellular calcium concentration gives rise to a temporary increase in the intracellular calcium concentration in various organs including, inter alia, those of the nervous system, cardiovascular system, endocrine system, reproductive system, digestive system and immune system when the lpa receptors are expressed, with physiological activity being exhibited..
| Compositions and methods for controlling infections|
The invention features methods of inhibiting the growth of, or killing, fungal and certain bacterial microorganisms with one or more of a family of glycerol-based compounds.. .
| Wax compositions and the effect of metals on burn rates|
A wax composition is disclosed, comprising a hydrogenated natural oil with (i) at least about 50 wt % of a triacylglycerol component having a fatty acid composition from about 14 to about 25 wt % c16:0 fatty acid, about 45 to about 60 wt % c18:1 fatty acid and about 20 to about 30 wt % c18:0 fatty acid, (ii) a nickel content of less than 1 ppm, and (iii) a melt point of about 49° c. To about 57° c.
|Production of oil in vegetative tissues|
The present invention relates to compositions and methods for providing rna interference (rnai) vectors comprising trigalactosyldiacylglycerol (tgd) biosynthesis enzyme constructs for increasing oil content of plants. Further, the use of tgd rnai silencing vectors in combination with co-expression of heterologous oil regulating transcription factors, such as wrinkled1, are contemplated to overcome the reduced growth and variable levels of embryonic lethality in plants with reduced tgd protein.
|Process for the production of a dioxolane compound from crude glycerol including a liquid-liquid extraction step|
A process for the production of dioxolane compounds of formula (i), wherein r1 and r2 independently represent hydrogen or an alkyl chain from 1 to 10 carbon atoms; r3 and r4 independently represent hydrogen, an alkyl chain from 1 to 5 carbon atoms or an alkyl chain from 1 to 5 carbon atoms endowed with one or more hydroxyl groups. Such process comprises successively a reaction step between crude glycerol and aldehyde or ketone and a liquid-liquid extraction step with an extracting ketonic solvent corresponding to formula (ii) with a and b independently being an alkyl chain with 2 to 10 carbon atoms, or phenyl, a and b not comprising hydroxyl functions..
|Polyol ester plasticizers and process of making the same|
Triglyceride and other polyol ester pvc plasticizers can be produced by recovery of branched c6 to c9 aldehydes from a hydroformylation product, optional hydrogenation to the alcohol, oxidation to the acid with oxygen and/or air, recovery of the resulting acid, and esterification with glycerol, ethylene glycol, propylene glycol or mixtures thereof. The branched alkyl chains comprise at least 10% methyl branching.
|Mild cosmetic cleansing composition|
In which r1 denotes a linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated alkyl residue having 6 to 30 carbon atoms, at least one of the residues r2 to r5 denotes a c1-c4 alkyl residue, and the other residues independently of one another denote a hydrogen atom or a c1-c4 alkyl residue, and m+ denotes an ammonium, alkanolammonium or metal cation, b) 2 to 10 wt. % of at least one amphoteric and/or zwitterionic surfactant and c) 0.5 to 10 wt.
|Cosmetic composition and cosmetic|
A cosmetic composition containing a component (a): a polyglycerol fatty acid ester, which is an ester of polyglycerol having an average degree of polymerization of 3 to less than 100 with a fatty acid having 6 to 30 carbon atoms; a component (b): water; and a component (c): at least one compound selected from the group consisting of ascorbic acid, ascorbic acid derivatives, trehalose, sucrose, citric acid and salts of citric acid, and a cosmetic containing the cosmetic composition.. .
|Polyglycerol based polyols and polyurethanes and methods for producing polyols and polyurethanes|
A new class of polyols derived from renewable resources, including polyglycerol and vegetable oils, the use of such polyols in polyurethane foams and cast resins, and methods for making the polyols and polyurethanes are provided.. .
|Process of converting low and high free fatty acid containing oils into no free fatty acid containing oils|
A system and method for the conversion of high free fatty acid (hffa) containing oils defined as oils containing 20-100% free fatty acids (ffa) and low free fatty acid (lffa) containing oils defined as oils containing 1-20% free fatty acids (ffa) into oil with less than 0.5% ffa (defined as nffa oil) includes a combination of partial glycerolysis of hffa oils to produce lffa oils and subsequent stripping of lffa oils to produce nffa oils via steam distillation.. .
|Gip elevation inhibitor|
A gip-increase inhibitor, which may be utilized for producing a medicine, a food, or the like, is provided. The gip-increase inhibitor contains triacylglycerol in which α-linolenic acid accounts for 10% by mass or more of the constituent fatty acid, as an effective ingredient..
|Amplification of trp1 for specific detection of phytophthora ramorum|
Phytophthora ramorum is currently a devastating disease for many plant species and infection presents significant economic problems, and in particular has lead to devastating effects on many specie of oak trees. The present invention provides methods and kits for selective detection of phytophthora ramorum by amplification of indole-3-glycerol-phosphate synthase n-5′-phosphoribosyl anthranilate isomerase (trp1) in order to provide a method for detection of the presence of p.
|Food product for enhancing chewing ability|
The object of the present invention is to provide a food product for enhancing chewing ability having hardness, viscosity and so on suitable for the mouth of a small child from the age of one year to five years and eleven months, in particular a young child in the age of approximately one and one-half years who can utilize teeth for chewing after weaning. The food product for enhancing chewing ability of the present invention contains at least one type of main raw material selected from the flour group consisting of wheat flour, rice flour and starchy flour, and at least one type of secondary raw material selected from the group consisting of sorbitol and glycerol.
(4) 9.7 or less as amass ratio [(p)/(s)] of a content of a saturated fatty acid having 16 carbon atoms (p) relative to a content of a saturated fatty acid having 18 carbon atoms (s), in constituent fatty acids of the diacylglycerols.. .
|Oil or fat composition|
Provided is a fat or oil composition, comprising 50 mass % or more of diacylglycerols whose constituent fatty acids comprise 12 mass % or more of fatty acids having 20 or more carbon atoms and 5 mass % or less of a total content of eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid, and having an iodine value of a fat or oil of 120 or less.. .
|Vapor pressure lowering agent for seal water in drain trap, method for preventing seal breakage in drain trap by using vapor pressure lowering|
The water vapor pressure lowering agent includes urea, a surfactant, purified glycerol, and water or alkaline reducing water, and the purified glycerol is obtained by purifying waste glycerol containing ethanol, an oil or fat, water, and a carbide by distillation. In a method for preventing seal breakage in a drain trap t by using the water vapor pressure lowering agent, the vapor pressure lowering agent is introduced such that a liquid level is equal to or higher than a seal water maintenance lower limit in a seal water portion of the drain trap t..
|Hair oil using oil-based gel-like composition|
The polyglycerol fatty acid ester has a fatty acid residue having 14 or less carbon atoms, has an hlb of 15 or more as calculated based on an organic conceptual diagram, and has a degree of polymerization of from 8 to 40.. .
|Method for producing triacylglycerol oil|
This invention relates to a method for producing a triacylglycerol oil containing 96.5% or more of triacylglycerol, from refined palm oil. The method comprises the steps of heating an oil source containing triacylglycerol at a temperature between 45° c.
|Processes for making acrylic-type monomers and products made therefrom|
Presently disclosed are processes for making acrylic acid and methacrylic acid along with their respective esters, from alkylene glycols such as ethylene glycol and propylene glycol. In particular, biobased acrylic acid and acrylic acid esters, methacrylic acid and methacrylic acid esters can be made starting with bioderived glycols from the hydrogenolysis of glycerol, sorbitol and the like..
|Agent for imparting impact resistance to polylactic acid resin|
An impact resistance enhancing agent for a polylactic acid-based resin, containing a polyglycerol fatty acid ester made from a fatty acid containing at least one member selected from the group consisting of caprylic acid, capric acid, lauric acid, myristic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid, and oleic acid, in an amount of 80% by mass or more of the constituting fatty acids, and a polyglycerol having an average degree of polymerization of from 2 to 40. The polylactic acid-based resin composition containing an impact resistance enhancing agent for a polylactic acid-based resin of the present invention has excellent impact resistance properties, so that the resin composition can be suitably used in, for example, agricultural materials, food wrapping materials, and other wrapping materials, and the like..
|Phenylbutyrate for treatment of sporadic inclusion-body myositis and disorders relating to autophagy impairment or amyloid beta 42 accumulation|
Disclosed is a method of improving lysosomal activity in a patient in need thereof including administering to the patient an effective amount of phenylbutyrate, preferably 4-phenylbutyrate in the form of at least one of sodium phenylbutyrate or glycerol phenylbutyrate. Also disclosed a method of improving lysosomal activity or ameliorating a pathological phenotype in a cell having impaired autophagy comprising treating the cell with phenylbutyrate, preferably 4-phenylbutyrate in the form of at least one of nabp or gpb.
|Oral formulations of kinase inhibitors|
The invention is directed to formulations of bioactive compounds of limited water solubility, inhibitors of focal adhesion kinase (fak) of the 2,4-diaminopyridine class, adapted for oral administration to patients. The formulations are self-emulsifying in the gastrointestinal tract of the patients, providing enhanced absorption and bioavailability of the bioactive compounds as dispersions or emulsions in an oil base.
|Agricultural compositions comprising mono or dicarboxylic acid esters of polyhydric alcohols|
Suggested are agricultural compositions, comprising one or more esters of c6-c22 monocarboxylic acids or c2-c20 dicarboxylic acids and polyhydric alcohols selected from the group consisting of diglycerol, triglycerol, oligo- or polyglycerol and their respective alkylene oxide adducts, one or more biocides, and optionally, one or more oil components or solvents and/or one or more emulsifiers, wherein the esters are essentially free of esters of monomeric glycerol and esters of alkylene oxide adducts of monomeric glycerol. The esters are useful for forming agricultural compositions using hard water..
|Eutectic mixtures of esterified propoxylated glycerols with digestible fats|
Disclosed are methods for producing esterified propoxylated glycerols and eutectic mixtures containing one or more esterified propoxylated glycerols and one or more digestible fats. Food products containing the eutectic mixtures are also disclosed..
(3) 1.5 or less as a ratio (mass ratio) [(ss)/(uu)] of a content of the disaturated diacylglycerol (ss) in the diacylglycerols relative to a content of a diunsaturated diacylglycerol (uu) in the diacylglycerols.. .
|Use of formulations containing glycerol as a dry grinding aid agent of mineral matter|
The invention consists in the use, as a dry grinding aid agent of a mineral matter chosen from among the dolomites, talc, titanium dioxide, alumina, kaolin and calcium carbonate, the function of which is to reduce the specific grinding energy and to increase the grinding capacity, of formulations containing glycerol.. .
|Method for producing biodiesel|
The present invention relates to a method for producing biodiesel comprising a step of generating fatty acid alkyl ester and glycerol by a transesterification of animal and vegetable oils and fats and fatty acid alcohols in the presence of porous materials. The method is characterized by a high response speed and high fame conversion, and can be performed in a consecutive process.
|Glycerol containing fuel mixture for direct injection engines|
The invention provides fuel mixtures containing fuel oil, glycerol, glycerol impurities and non-ionic surfactants. The mixtures remain homogeneous longer and are more chemically stable than previous mixtures.
|Acyl-coa: diacylglycerol acyltransferase 1-like gene (ptdgat1) and uses thereof|
An isolated protein which is at least partially encoded by a polynucleotide sequence encoding a novel acyl-coa: diacylglycerol acyltransferase 1—like gene (ptdgat1) from the diatom phaeodactylum tricomutum is provided together with a composition which includes the isolated protein and a transgenic organism transformed by a polynucleotide encoding same. The invention also provides a method for producing or enhancing the production of oil or triacylglycerols with high saturated fatty acids content..
|Method for preparing high purity biodiesel|
Disclosed is a method for preparing high purity biodiesel from crude oils. The method comprises the steps of: pre-treating the crude oil raw material to remove impurities; pre-esterifying the pre-treated crude oil raw material under the effect of a catalyst of concentrated sulfuric acid; and then carrying out an ester exchange reaction in the presence of an alkali catalyst; recycling methanol, and separating glycerol, so as to obtain a crude fatty acid methyl ester; and subjecting the obtained fatty acid methyl ester to purification, distillation and segmentation to obtain a high-purity fatty acid methyl ester..
|Low-viscosity liquid crystal compound|
Wherein x and y each denotes a hydrogen atom or together denote an oxygen atom, n denotes an integer from 0 to 2, m denotes the integer 1 or 2, and r denotes a hydrophilic group generated by removal of one hydroxyl group from any one selected from the group consisting of glycerol, erythritol, pentaerythritol, diglycerol, triglycerol, xylose, sorbitol, ascorbic acid, glucose, galactose, mannose, dipentaerythritol, maltose, mannitol, and xylitol; as well as a base for injection formulations and depot formulation comprising the same.. .
|Anthelmintic formulations and treatments|
A new method of controlling worm burden in ruminants by using two different injectable anthelmintics at or about the same time to increase the time between treatments and to rely on the animal's immune response. One of the anthelmintics is a long acting formulation capable of providing a sustained release of abamectin or other macrocyclic lactone for 2-14 days, to enable the anthelmintic to remove or kill incoming larvae for a sufficiently long period of time to allow the host to recognise the incoming larvae as foreign, and thus allow the ruminant to mount an immune response against these incoming larvae.
(2) 55 mass % or less of a total content of saturated fatty acids having 16 and 18 carbon atoms in constituent fatty acids of the diacylglycerols.. .
|Galactose-rich polysaccharide, process for the production of the polymer and its applications|
This invention concerns a biopolymer consisting of a polysaccharide composed of galactose (50-90%), glucose (1-25%), mannose (1-25%) and rhamnose (0.5-20%), which may additionally contain, in trace amounts, xylose, fucose, ribose, arabinose and/or fructose. The galactose-rich polymer also contains non-saccharide components, namely, acyl groups.
|Mucosal delivery of drugs|
The present invention provides a composition comprising or consisting of components (a) (i) at least one mono-alkanoyl glycerol ester, wherein alkanoyl is selected from c4 to c21 alkanoyl, preferably from octanoyl and decanoyl; and (b) (i) at least one compound selected from cholesterol, phosphatidyl cholines and phosphatidyl glycerols, wherein the acyl moieties of the phosphatidyl moieties are independently selected from c6 to c21 alkanoyl and c6 to c21 alkenoyl.. .
|Methods for the improvement of product yield and production in a microorganism through the addition of alternate electron acceptors|
The present invention provides for novel metabolic pathways to reduce or eliminate glycerol production and increase product formation. More specifically, the invention provides for a recombinant microorganism comprising a deletion of one or more native enzymes that function to produce glycerol and/or regulate glycerol synthesis and one or more native and/or heterologous enzymes that function in one or more engineered metabolic pathways to convert a carbohydrate source, such as lignocellulose, to a product, such as ethanol, wherein the one or more native and/or heterologous enzymes is activated, upregulated, or downregulated.
|Recombinant microbial cells that produce at least 28% eicosapentaenoic acid as dry cell weight|
Recombinant microbial cells are disclosed herein that produce an oil comprising at least 28 percent eicosapentaenoic acid (epa) measured as a weight percent of dry cell weight. These cells may comprise a polynucleotide sequence encoding an active acyl-coa:lysophosphatidylcholine acyltransferase (lpcat) comprising at least one amino acid mutation in a membrane-bound o-acyltransferase motif.
The second composition comprises an oil phase. The oil phase comprises: i) one or more multi functional acrylate or methacrylate monomers or oligomers and substantially free of amine acrylate or amine methacrylate monomer or oligomer, and an initiator dispersible in the oil phase; ii) from 0 to 10% by weight of the oil phase, of a monofunctional acrylate or methacrylate monomer or oligomer; iii) an intended core material; and iv) a diluent selected from esters of glycerol and fatty acids wherein at least one of the fatty acids is c12 or greater; wherein the ratio of the water phase initiator to multifunctional acrylate or methacrylate is from 0.1:99.9 to 20:80 by weight; wherein the ratio of the diluent to the core material is from 0.1:99.9 to 90:10 on a weight basis; and whereby the reaction product of the first composition and second composition results in the formation of a population of microcapsules..
|Epoxidation of glycerol and derivatives therefrom|
A method producing a surfactant from glycerol by converting glycerol, in a first step, to glycidol, polymerizing glycidol to an aliphatic alcohol and finally substituting a hydroxyl group with a substitute anion.. .
|Genetically engineered microbial strains including chlorella protothecoides lipid pathway genes|
Genetically engineered microbial, e.g., chlorella protothecoides, cells producing microbial oils are useful as a food additive and a source of renewable fuels and industrial chemicals. Lipid biosynthesis genes for auxenochlorella protethecoides are disclosed that are useful for increasing lipid production and altering fatty acid and triacylglycerol profiles in recombinant microrganisms including cells of the genus auxenochlorella or prototheca..
|Clarifying reagent for biological materials and use thereof|
A clearing reagent according to the present invention for making a biological material transparent is a solution containing: at a concentration of 1m or more and not more than 8.5m, at least one compound selected from the group consisting of urea and urea derivatives; and glycerol at a concentration of 25 (w/v) % or more and not more than 35 (w/v) %.. .
|Lipid and nitrous oxide combination as adjuvant for the enhancement of the efficacy of vaccines|
The invention provides for a method of enhancing immunological responses to an antigen in a vaccine formulation, and for a vaccine formulation that provides for an enhanced immunological response to an antigen. In the method and formulation the antigen is administered with an adjuvant which adjuvant comprises a solution of nitrous oxide gas in a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier solvent for the gas and which adjuvant includes at least one fatty acid or ester or other suitable derivative thereof selected from the group consisting of oleic acid, linoleic acid, alpha-linolenic acid, gamma-linolenic acid, arachidonic acid, eicosapentaenoic acid [c20: 5ω3], decosahexaenoic acid [c22: 6ω3], ricinoleic acid and derivatives thereof selected from the group consisting of the c1 to c6 alkyl esters thereof, the glycerol-polyethylene glycol esters thereof and the reaction product of hydrogenated natural oils composed largely of ricinoleic acid based oils, such as castor oil with ethylene oxide..
Methods of making polyglycerol based uv-filters, topical compositions comprising such polyglycerol based uv-filters and the use of such novel polyglycerol based uv-filters to enhance the solubility of butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane or bis-ethylhexyloxyphenol methoxyphenyl triazine in cosmetic oils are provided.. .
|Droplet-based capacitive pressure sensor|
A pressure sensing apparatus which utilizes an electrolytic droplet retained between a first and second sensing electrode within a housing. Contact between the electrolyte droplet and the electrodes form electric double layers (edl) having interfacial edl capacitance proportional to interface contact area which varies in response to mechanical pressure applied to deform exterior portions of the housing.
|Clay-based hemostatic agents and devices for the delivery thereof|
A hemostatic device for promoting the clotting of blood includes a gauze substrate, a clay material disposed on the gauze substrate, and also a polyol such as glycerol or the like disposed on the gauze substrate to bind the clay material. When the device is used to treat a bleeding wound, at least a portion of the clay material comes into contact with blood emanating from the wound to cause the clotting.
|Method for preparing acrolein from glycerol or glycerine|
A method of preparing acrolein from glycerol or glycerine is disclosed. The method includes dehydrating glycerol or glycerine in the presence of a catalyst consisting of at least (a) a mixed oxide of zirconium and at least one metal, said metal being selected from niobium, tantalum and vanadium, or (b) a zirconium oxide and at least one metal oxide, the metal being selected from niobium, tantalum and vanadium, or (c) a silicon oxide and a mixed oxide of zirconium and at least one metal, the metal being selected from tungsten, cerium, manganese, niobium, tantalum, titanium, vanadium and silicon, or (d) a titanium oxide and a mixed oxide of zirconium and at least one metal, said metal being selected from tungsten, cerium, manganese, niobium, tantalum, titanium, vanadium and silicon..
|Modulators of adp-dependent glucokinase (adpgk) and glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (gpd2) for therapy|
Described are compounds capable of modulating (a) the biological activity of adp-dependent glucokinase (adpgk) and/or glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (gpd2) or (b) the expression of the gene encoding adpgk or gpd2 for use in treating a disease (a) associated with aberrant cell proliferation, e.g., a neoplasm, or (b) of the immune system, e.g., an autoimmune disease.. .
|Renewable diesel and jet fuel from microbial sources|
The invention provides methods of manufacturing alkanes from triglyceride oils produced through fermentation of oil-bearing microbes. The processes provided herein can utilize a variety of carbohydrate feedstocks including cane bagasse, sugar beet pulp, corn stover, glycerol, corn starch, sorghum, molasses, waste glycerol, and other renewable materials.
Provided is a fat or oil composition, comprising 50 mass % or more of diacylglycerols satisfying the following (1) to (4): (1) 20 to 92 mass % of a disaturated diacylglycerol (ss) in the diacylglycerols; (2) 60 mass % or less of a monosaturated-monounsaturated diacylglycerol (su) in the diacylglycerols; (3) 8 to 80 mass % of a diunsaturated diacylglycerol (uu) in the diacylglycerols; and (4) 20 mass % or more of a total content of saturated fatty acids having 10, 12, and 14 carbon atoms in saturated fatty acids constituting the diacylglycerols.. .
|Method for improving the electrical parameters in capacitors containing pedot/pss as a solid electrolyte by polyglycerol|
The invention also relates to a process for the production of a capacitor, the capacitor obtainable by this process, an electronic circuit, the use of a capacitor and a dispersion.. .
|Liquid mixture used to test and validate test devices|
The invention relates to a liquid mixture to test and validate test devices for inspecting objects or persons, the mixture containing glycerol. The glycerol portion is at least 90% by weight, preferably approximately 99.5% by weight and the remaining portion is water..
|Liquid mixture used to test and validate test devices|
The invention relates to a liquid mixture used to test and validate test devices for inspecting objects or persons, said mixture containing glycerol and comprising a mixture of glycerol, ethanol and water.. .
|Liquid mixture used to test and validate test devices|
A liquid mixture used to test and validate test devices for inspecting objects or persons is provided. The mixture containing glycerol and consisting of a mixture of glycerol, ethanoic acid and water..
|Viscoelastic gel for dermatological use|
The invention relates to a polysaccharide gel of natural origin for dermatological use that comprises an aqueous solution of the polysaccharide of 0.1 to 5% by weight/volume, for example hyaluronic acid, and a viscous and strongly hydrophilic biocompatible alcohol at 0.5-5% by weight/volume, for example glycerol, and optionally the adjuvants that are commonly used in dermatology. The gel is prepared by mixing the polysaccharide solution and the strongly hydrophilic viscous alcohol before sterilizing the entire mixture by, for example, moist heat..
|Controlled release peptide formulations|
The present invention relates to compositions forming a low viscosity mixture of: a) 20-80 wt. % of at least one diacyl glycerol and/or a tocopherol; b) 20-80 wt.
The present invention relates to the use of a composition comprising a partial ester of a carboxylic acid and a polyhydric alcohol as a lubricity improver, wherein as the polyhydric alcohol use is made of a diglycerol composition which comprises at least 75.0 wt. % of diglycerol, wherein as the carboxylic acid use is made of a fatty acid composition which contains at least one c8-c22 fatty acid or a mixture of two or more thereof..
|Enhanced pyruvate to acetolactate conversion in yeast|
A high flux in conversion of pyruvate to acetolactate was achieved in yeast through expression of acetolactate synthase in the cytosol in conjunction with reduction in pyruvate decarboxylase activity. Additional manipulations to improve flux to acetolactate are reduced pyruvate dehydrogenase activity and reduced glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase activity.
|Dgat genes comprising pleckstrin homology domains and methods of use for triglyceride production in recombinant microorganisms|
The present invention provides novel diacylglycerol acyltransferase (dgat) genes comprising pleckstrin homology (ph) domains. The present invention also provides for recombinant cells, such as algae, transformed with acyltransferase genes, such as dgat, comprising ph domains, and methods of using such recombinant cells to produce increased triglyceride levels..
|Sphingomyelin measurement method and measurement kit|
Provided is a method for simply and accurately measuring sphingomyelin in a sample, and a kit therefor. The method is a method for measuring sphingomyelin in a sample, comprising reacting the sample with a phospholipase d which does not react with sphingomyelin and lysophosphatidylcholine but reacts with phosphatidylcholine, a lysophospholipase or a monoglyceride lipase, and a choline oxidase, eliminating the formed hydrogen peroxide, reacting the resultant with a phospholipase d which does not react with glycerol-3-phosphorylcholine and free fatty acid but reacts with sphingomyelin, and a choline oxidase, and measuring the formed hydrogen peroxide..