|| List of recent Pigment-related patents
|Method for treatment of macular degeneration by modulating p2y12 or p2x7 receptors|
Provided is a method of treating or preventing age-related macular degeneration (amd) in a patient subject to, or symptomatic of the disease, wherein the method comprises restoring normal lysosomal ph (phl), or acidifying an abnormally elevated phl, thus decreasing or preventing a damaging accumulation of lipofuscin or waste products in the retinal pigment epithelium (rpe) cells of the eye of the patient. Further, this method is achieved by modulating the action of the p2x7 and/or p2y12 receptors of the rpe cells, specifically decreasing the acidity (phl) of the rpe lysosomes by administering selected receptor antagonists affecting the action of the p2x7 and/or p2y12 receptors of the rpe.
|Dyed textiles and method of producing the same|
Slasher machines and rope dyeing machines are the main dyeing machine that is used to continuously dye yarn fabrics for denim using indigo dyes. In denim dyeing, indigo (blue color vat) and some sulfur dyes are mixed together to achieve blue/black/brown color denim fabrics.
|Radiofrequency device for increasing intracellular bioactive substance and plant cell culture method using the same|
There are provided a radiofrequency device for increasing amount of a bioactive substance in a plant cell and a plant cell culture method for increasing amount of useful intracellular secondary metabolites by using the radiofrequency device. The cell culture method of the present invention makes it possible to increase specific secondary metabolites such as daidzein, equol, and the like in a cell and thus can be used for development into various medicines, agricultural pesticides, spices, pigments, food additives, and cosmetics containing bioactive substances.
|Human skin sample methods and models for validating hypotheses for mechanisms driving skin pigmentation|
Human skin tissue sample methods and models for validating hypotheses for mechanisms driving skin pigmentation as well as methods for driving skin pigment levels in ex-vivo skin tissue. The method includes providing a first cultured human skin tissue sample and testing the effectiveness of the test agent for driving skin pigmentation, and comparing the transcriptional profile generated from the treated human skin tissue sample to the transcriptional profile of a control to validate the hypothesis that the test agent drives skin pigmentation..
|C.i. pigment yellow 74 (insoluble azo pigment), and coloring composition using same|
A c.i. Pigment yellow 74 as an insoluble azo pigment is provided.
|Photoluminescent pigment, and photoluminescent paint composition and automobile outer panel coating material containing same|
A bright pigment of the present invention is a bright pigment including flaky particles and a metal oxide layer covering each surface of the flaky particles. The bright pigment has a particle diameter corresponding to a 90% volume-cumulative particle diameter from a small particle diameter side, in a particle size distribution, of 55 μm or less.
|Near infrared reflecting composition and coverings for architectural openings incorporating same|
Disclosed are compositions that can be used in forming products with increased near infrared (ir) reflective capability. A composition can include ir reflective and/or ir transmissive non-white pigments and can be formed with suitable viscosity so as to successfully coat substrates, e.g., yarns, suitable for use in forming coverings for architectural openings, e.g., window coverings.
|Microcapsules comprising black pigments|
Monolayered microcapsules comprising a black pigment and cosmetic formulations comprising them are provided for use particularly in mascara and eye liner formulations. The black pigment may be carbon black, black iron oxide, or both..
|Color mixing set with modeling compounds|
A color mixing set includes containers holding a number of samples of a modeling compound, each composed of the modeling compound and a different pigment forming a different primary color, and one or more samples of the modeling compound without a pigment, for mixing to form a number of secondary colors.. .
|Process for encapsulating an inorganic pigment by polymerization in an organic medium|
The present invention relates to the field of inks for electrophoretic display devices, and more particularly to a process for encapsulating at least one inorganic pigment by dispersion polymerization in an organic medium. The process consists in dispersing the inorganic pigment in the organic medium, then in synthesizing at least one stable polymer latex in said organic medium, said latex precipitating around said inorganic pigment in order to form a protective shell and to thus obtain a particle, said synthesis of the latex being carried out by polymerization, in said organic medium, of an electrostatically chargeable functional monomer, based on use of a macroinitiator capable of stabilizing said particle obtained..
|Filter element and method for producing a filter element|
A filter element has a filter body of at least one layer of a flat web-shaped filter medium, separating a raw side from a clean side of the filter element. A hot melt system is provided and the filter body is glued together by the hot melt system.
|Inorganic dry powder building coating and preparing method therefor|
An inorganic dry powder building coating comprises inorganic gel system consisting of alkali metal silicates and hardener, organic re-dispersed emulsoid powder, and may also comprise filler, pigment and auxiliaries. The coating of the present invention has good storage stability, scrub resistance, weather resistance, and is easy to transport.
|Pigmented, fine-structured, tribological composite material|
A composition for producing a tribological composite material includes at least one platelet-shaped solid-state lubricant, at least one type of inorganic, platelet-shaped pigment particles, at least one surface-active compound which possesses at least one hydrophilic group and at least one hydrophobic group, and a curable binder system comprising at least one organic polymer or oligomer having one or more functional groups, or a precursor thereof.. .
|Coating slips based on partially soluble dextrins of high molecular weight|
A coating slip includes water, at least one pigment and at least one modified starch, exhibiting: a weight-average molecular weight ranging from 250 000 to 2 000 000 da; and a solubility, measured according to a test a, ranging from 50 to 85%. A process for the preparation of the slip, and a process for coating paper using this slip are also described..
|Methods for using interferon gamma to absorb fluid from the subretinal space|
Particular aspects of the invention provide methods for decreasing the amount of fluid present in the subretinal space of the eye by administering interferon gamma to the basolateral side of the retinal pigment epithelium. Adverse ocular conditions associated with the accumulation of fluid in the subretinal space can be treated by administering an amount of interferon gamma to the basolateral side of the retinal pigment epithelium effective to remove excess fluid from the subretinal space..
|Film forming personal care compositions and methods|
Compositions, kits and methods of preparing a biocompatible film for cosmetic or medical uses are disclosed. The compositions or kits contain polyvinyl acetal (pva), siloxane and a solvent.
|Reflective type display device|
A reflective type display device is provided, and includes a drive layer that includes pigment particles containing at least two colors of pigments, and transparent electrodes provided on a top surface and a bottom surface of drive layer, respectively, so as to drive the pigment particles. The drive layer includes transparent particles provided among the pigment particles.
|Semiconductor device and fabrication method for same|
A semiconductor device includes an electrical insulating layer with superior heat resistance, heat dissipation, and durability, and which is manufactured through a process with good cost performance and process performance. In a semiconductor device including a first substrate to which a semiconductor chip is mounted directly or indirectly, and a white insulating layer formed on a surface of the first substrate and functioning as a reflecting material, the semiconductor chip is an led, at least the surface of the first substrate is made of a metal, and a stacked structure of the white insulating layer and a metal layer is formed by coating a liquid material, which contains sio2 in the form of nanoparticles and a white inorganic pigment, over the surface of the first substrate and baking the coated liquid material..
|Novel compound having bisazo dye skeleton, pigment composition containing the same, pigment dispersion, ink, and color filter resist composition|
The present invention relates to a compound having a bisazo moiety and a polyester moiety.. .
|High absorptivity, heat resistant coatings and related apparatus and methods|
A paint formulation can include an inorganic oxide-based pigment and an organic binder. The organic binder can be irreversibly converted to an inorganic binder upon curing of the paint formulation at a temperature greater than 200° c.
|Surface modified pigments and non-aqueous inks therewith|
X is selected from the group consisting of o, s and n—r3; y is selected from the group consisting of —o and nr4; r1 to r4 are each independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, an alkyl group, an alkenyl group, an alkynyl group, a -aralkyl group, an alkaryl group, and an aryl group and s heteroaryl group; with the proviso that when y—r1 is different from oh that at least one of r2 to r4 is substituted by at least one functional group having a pka between 2.5 and 9.. .
|Moisture curable silylated polymer compositions containing reactive modifiers|
A moisture-curable resin composition comprising (a) a moisture-curable polymer having at least one hydrolysable silyl group; (b) a reactive modifier; (c) a catalyst for catalyzing the reaction between the moisture-curable polymer (a) and reactive modifier (b) under curing conditions; and optionally, the composition can contain one or more conventional components, including pigments, fillers, curing catalysts, dyes, plasticizers, thickeners, coupling agents, extenders, volatile organic solvents, wetting agents, tackifiers, crosslinking agents, thermoplastic polymers, ultraviolet stabilizers, and combination thereof. The moisture-curable resin composition is useful in the production of adhesives including hot melt adhesives, primers, sealants and coatings..
|Color sealant composition with self-sealing performance for a tire|
Disclosed is a color sealant composition with self-sealing performance useful for a tire. More specifically, disclosed are a color sealant composition with self-sealing performance useful for a tire which includes 10 to 60 wt.
|Methods for preserving photoreceptor cell viability following retinal detachment|
Provided are methods for maintaining the viability of photoreceptor cells following retinal detachment. The viability of photoreceptor cells can be preserved by administering a hydrophilic bile acid (e.g., udca or tudca) to a mammal having an eye with a detached retina.
The present invention relates to alumina flakes having a defined thickness and particle size distribution and to their use in varnishes, paints, automotive coatings, printing inks, masterbatches, plastics and cosmetic formulations and as substrate for effect pigments.. .
The present invention relates to alumina flakes having a defined thickness and particle size distribution and to their use in varnishes, paints, automotive coatings printing inks, masterbatches, plastics and cosmetic formulations and as substrate for effect pigments. And organic dyes..
|Polyurethane coating agent composition, multistage coating method using said coating agent compositions, and use of the coating agent compositions as clear coating or pigmented coating material, and use of the coating method for automotive repair painting and/or for coating plastics substrates and/or of commercial vehicles|
Characterized in that the coating material composition further comprises at least one monomeric aromatic, optionally substituted carboxylic acid (s) whose carboxyl group is in conjugation with a π-electron system.. .
|Bixa orellana composition for treating macular degeneration|
A composition includes an extract of seeds of bixa orellana for the photoprotection of the retinal pigment epithelium in mammals. The use of such a composition for the treatment of macular degeneration related to age (amd) in mammals is also described..
Provided is a liquid cosmetic which is stored in a liquid cosmetic applicator using a brush or a pen feed as an applying means and which is excellent in a dispersion stability of black iron oxide used as a black pigment, a hue of the black color and a discharge performance. The above liquid cosmetic comprises at least 1 to 30% by mass of black iron oxide, water, 0.5 to 5% by mass of a dispersant comprising a film-formable resin, 2 to 15% by mass (in terms of a solid content) of a film-forming agent, 0.1 to 3% by mass of a surfactant, 0.05 to 5% by mass of volatile alcohol, and 5 to 20% by mass of glycols, wherein a viscosity thereof measured at a temperature of 25° c.
|Preventing or ameliorating agent for pigmentation|
[wherein r1 represents an unsubstituted aromatic group or an aromatic group having any substituent; r2 represents a hydrogen atom, a linear chain or branched chain alkyl group having a number of carbon atom or atoms of 1 to 4, or an acyl group having a linear or branched alkyl chain having a number of carbon atom or atoms of 1 to 4; and r3 represents a hydrogen atom or a linear chain or branched chain alkyl group having a number of carbon atom or atoms of 1 to 4.]. .
|Film containing compositions|
Described herein are compositions comprising a film, wherein the film comprises a pigment, and is adapted to release the pigment at a specific point in time during use; and methods of making and using the same.. .
|Synthetic resin lens|
In a synthetic resin lens, a thermoplastic resin is caused to contain a blue pigment having the lowest value for light transmittance in 570-610 nm, and a pink pigment that, among blue light of 380-500 nm, has the highest value for light transmittance in 400-440 nm and the lowest value for light transmittance in 480-520 nm, resulting in a transparent achromatic lens having a lowest value for light transmittance in 570-610 nm. As a result, provided is a synthetic resin lens that, when used in sunglasses, corrective glasses, shields, or the like, has favorable contrast (visibility), few marked color changes when installed, and a natural color..
|Transfer image recording method and ink|
In transfer image recording with the use of an intermediate transfer body whose surface on the side where an intermediate image is to be formed has a polyalkylsiloxane structure, an ink is used that contains at least a pigment, water, a water-soluble organic solvent, and a polyether-modified siloxane compound. Good and poor solvents for the polyether-modified siloxane compound are contained as the water-soluble organic solvent.
|Waterborne antifouling coating composition|
The invention provides a waterborne antifouling coating composition comprising (i) a binder polymer, (ii) a pigment and (iii) no biocide or a biocide selected from (a) a copper biocide or a copper biocide in combination with at least one or more co-biocide(s), or (b) a copper-free biocide or a copper-free biocidein combination with at least one or more co-biocide(s), with the proviso that the biocide is not a copper biocide in combination with zinc pyrithione, and wherein the pigment volume concentration of the waterborne antifouling coating composition is greater than 80% and less than 95%.. .
|Composite oxide black pigment and method for producing same|
To provide a cu—mn—fe-based complex inorganic oxide black pigment having a more vivid bluish hue than a cu—mn—fe-based complex inorganic oxide black pigment obtained by a conventional wet method. A cu—mn—fe-based complex inorganic oxide black pigment having a more vivid bluish hue is disclosed.
|Printing layers of ceramic ink in substantially exact registration by differential ink medium thermal expulsion|
A method of partially imaging a substrate, for example glass, with a print pattern comprising layers of ceramic ink in substantially exact registration. The method relies on a mask ink layer defining the print pattern and differential thermal expulsion of ceramic ink medium during a heat fusing process between the areas outside the print pattern and within the print pattern.
|Aqueous ink-jet inks containing branched polyurethanes as binders|
The present disclosure provides novel aqueous ink jet inks containing an aqueous vehicle, a pigment and a branched polyurethane as a binder.. .
|Solvent-free low energy coatings|
An aqueous coating composition having a pvc of from 70 to 80% comprising, based on the total volume solids of the dry coating unless otherwise stated, a) opacifying pigment particles comprising i) from 4 to 10% titanium dioxide ii) from 0 to 20% of hollow polymeric particles b) non-opacifying extender particles comprising i) calcium magnesium carbonate and/or ii) calcium carbonate and/or iii) nepheline syenite and/or iv) kaolin wherein i)+ii)+iii)+iv)=40 to 75% (to be announced by katy) and iv) is 0 to 45% c) styrene-acrylic polymer binder particles having a calculated fox tg of from −30 to 5° c. Having an acid value of from 15 to 65 mg koh/g of polymer and wherein the polymer particles are derived from acrylic monomers and optionally further comprising styrene and/or its derivatives d) dispersant which is insoluble in water at ph 3 wherein the composition is free of volatile organic solvent..
|Pavers and block composite materials and methods of preparation thereof|
The invention provides novel paving stones and construction block composite materials and methods for preparation thereof. The paving stones and construction block composite materials can be readily produced from widely available, low cost precursor materials by a production process that involves compacting in a mold that is suitable for large-scale production.
|Aldehyde dehydrogenase inhibitors as novel depigmenting agents|
The present invention provides methods and compositions for reducing pigmentation.. .
|Methods and systems for controlled conversion of minerals to pigmenting elements|
The present invention may provide talc calciner systems and methods to produce better and more efficient products by engineering a* and b* values for calcinated products perhaps by processing low iron talc in an indirectly heated, multiple zoned calciner which may progressively heat the feed supply at perhaps specifics residence times to produce a desired product.. .
|Liquid electrophotographic inks|
The present disclosure provides for a liquid electrophotographic (lep) ink comprising a carrier fluid, a pigment, a high melt viscosity ethylene acrylic acid copolymer resin, and a high acid ethylene acrylic acid copolymer resin. The high acid ethylene acrylic acid copolymer resin can have an acid content of at least 15 wt % and a viscosity of at least 8,000 poise.
|Longitudinal dermoscopic study employing smartphone-based image registration|
The evolution of a skin condition over time can be useful in its assessment. In an illustrative arrangement, a user captures skin images at different times, using a smartphone.
|Aqueous ink composition and image forming method|
The aqueous ink composition contains (a) a polymer that has an sp value of 18.6 to 20 and contains a hydrophilic group-containing repeating unit (a1) of 5% to 45% by mass, (b) a pigment, (c) water, and (d) an organic solvent represented by the following formula (i).. .
|Ink for ink jet recording apparatus, and image forming method|
An ink for an ink jet recording apparatus, is provided, wherein the ink contains prescribed quantities of each of water, a pigment dispersion, a penetrant, a non-ionic water-soluble acrylic resin having prescribed characteristics, and a surfactant of a compound represented by general formula (i), (ii) or (iii).. .
|Marked precoated strings and method of manufacturing same|
A coated string for a stringed device which includes a coating applied to the surface of the string. The coating includes a base layer bonded to the surface of the string and an at least partially transparent low-friction top coat applied to the base layer.
|Woven fiber-reinforced composite material and method of manufacturing same|
A method of manufacturing a fiber-reinforced composite material includes applying a paint layer including pigment to a woven fiber sheet and drying the paint layer on the woven fiber sheet, imbedding the woven fiber sheet in a resin at a temperature below a melting temperature of the pigment to yield a resin and fiber composite, and applying an ultraviolet protectant coating to the resin and fiber composite.. .
|Toner and method for manufacturing toner particles|
The toner contains toner particles each containing a binder resin and a colorant. Each of the toner particles contains a compound having a polyester moiety and a bisazo structure moiety.
|Liquid metal composition|
A liquid metal composition includes a binder comprising an acrylic resin and a cellulose acetate butyrate, a wax, an organic solvent, and an aluminum pigment comprising pvd aluminum flake. A multi-layered coating system has a flop index of greater than 10 and includes a substrate, a liquid metal layer disposed about the substrate and formed from the liquid metal composition, and a topcoat layer disposed about the liquid metal layer and formed from a topcoat composition.
|Polyurethane coating material composition, multistage coating methods using these coating material compositions, and also the use of the coating material composition as clearcoat material and pigmented coating material, and application of the coating method for automotive refinish and/or for the coating of plastics substrates and/or of utility vehicles|
Where r5=hydrogen and r1, r2, r3, and r4 are each identical or different radicals, r1 and r3 being hydrogen or an alkyl radical or an aryl radical, and r2 and r4 being an alkyl radical or an aryl radical.. .
|Pretreatment fluids with ammonium metal chelate cross-linker for printing media|
A pretreatment fluid for printing media with a pigment ink composition includes a liquid vehicle, at least one polymeric binder having pendant carboxyl groups, and an ammonium metal chelate cross-linker.. .
|Cosmetic compositions and methods for using same to improve the aesthetic appearance of skin|
The present invention relates to compositions useful in treating hyperpigmentation and the various signs of dermatological aging in human skin. The present invention also relates to cosmetic compositions and methods of using such compositions that improve the aesthetic appearance of skin.
|Composition containing extract of venus flytrap for cosmetic treatment|
The present invention relates to an extract of dionaea muscipula and a composition comprising such an extract for cosmetic treatment of the skin and skin appendages such as sebaceous glands, hair and nails especially skin changes due to accelerated or chronological aging e.g. Wrinkles loss of firmness and elasticity, and increased pigmentation.
|Production of titanium compounds and metal by sustainable methods|
A unique production of titanium compounds and metal by sustainable methods using iron-titanium oxide starting material such as ilmenite, leucoxene, or rutile is described. Here the iron-titanium oxide compound is prepared by converting the iron portion of the compound to ferrous chloride at low temperatures by using close to stoichiometric amounts of sulfur and chlorine required for all the iron oxides and the other non-titanium oxides.