|| List of recent Polysaccharide-related patents
|Surfactant effects on efficiency enhancement of luminescent particles|
Disclosed are luminescent compositions having luminescent particles coated by a surface capping agent. Luminescent particles include rare earth doped phosphors, semiconductor quantum dots, and organic phosphors.
|Method for producing polymer particles, and polymer particles|
Provided are polymer particles which can be used at a high flow rate when used as a filler for chromatography, that is, has excellent resistance flow rate appropriate for processing in large quantities, and also has a high binding capacity for target molecules such as proteins when an appropriate ligand is contained in the particles, and a method for producing the polymer particles; specifically, crosslinked polymer particles and a method for producing the crosslinked polymer particles, polysaccharide composite particles and a method for producing the polysaccharide composite particles, a filler for chromatography using the polymer particles, and an adsorbent for antibody purification. Disclosed are: a.
|Thermophilic and thermoacidophilic biopolymer-degrading genes and enzymes from alicyclobacillus acidocaldarius and related organisms, methods|
Isolated and/or purified polypeptides and nucleic acid sequences encoding polypeptides from alicyclobacillus acidocaldarius are provided. Further provided are methods of at least partially degrading, cleaving, or removing polysaccharides, lignocellulose, cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin, starch, chitin, polyhydroxybutyrate, heteroxylans, glycosides, xylan-, glucan-, galactan-, or mannan-decorating groups using isolated and/or purified polypeptides and nucleic acid sequences encoding polypeptides from alicyclobacillus acidocaldarius..
|Manufacture and use of a composite structure containing precipitated carbonate|
A precipitated carbonate polysaccharide structure which, when used as a filler, improves the structural strength of paper or board, or gypsum boards, plastics or gums, among others, as well as the stiffness level and optical properties (brightness and opacity) of the paper or board, together or separately with other fillers; carbonates, in particular. The invention further improves the setting of printing ink on the surface of the paper or board.
|Methods for altering the reactivity of plant cell walls|
Methods and means are provided for the modification of the reactivity of plant cell walls, particularly as they can be found in natural fibers of fiber producing plants by inclusion of positively charged oligosaccharides or polysaccharides into the cell wall. This can be conveniently achieved by expressing a chimeric gene encoding an n-acetylglucosamine transferase, particularly an n-acetylglucosamine transferase, capable of being targeted to the membranes of the golgi apparatus in cells of a plant..
|Aqueous diphase solvent system for preparing high-purity polysaccharides|
The present invention provides an aqueous diphase solvent system for an one-step separation of high-purity polysaccharide from a mixture. In particular, the present invention provides method of purifying and isolating high molecular weight polysaccharides in plant with good homogeneity..
|Protective hydrocolloid for active ingredients|
Partially deamidated rice endosperm protein or rice endosperm protein which is partially conjugated with mono-, di-, oligo- or polysaccharides is used as novel protective hydrocolloid for fat-soluble active ingredients and/or fat-soluble colorants. The present invention further includes compositions comprising that rice endosperm protein and at least one fat-soluble active ingredient/colorant, as well as their manufacture, that rice endosperm protein itself and its manufacture.
|Hair cosmetic and styling compositions based on maleic acid copolymers and polyamines|
Disclosed are cosmetic compositions which include hair cosmetic or styling compositions, comprising: a maleic acid copolymer; a polyamine selected from polyamino acids and aminated polysaccharides; a neutralizer; and water, wherein the polyamine is present in an amount less than 0.1% by weight based on the total weight of the composition, and methods of making and using the compositions to impart or maintain hair style.. .
|Electrochemical nanosensors for biomolecule detection|
Sensor devices, methods and kits for detection of biomolecules are provided. According to various embodiments, the devices, methods and kits provide enhanced sensitivity through the measurement of electrochemical impedance and related properties.
|Method for making aldehyde-functionalized polysaccharides|
A method for making aldehyde-functionalized polysaccharides having pendant aldehyde groups is described. The method involves the hydroformylation of an alkene-functionalized polysaccharide.
|Mixed super critical fluid hydrolysis and alcoholysis of cellulose to form glucose and glucose derivatives|
The present invention relates to a process for generating glucose and glucose derivatives from the direct contacting of cellulose, hemicelluloses and/or polysaccharides with a mixed super critical fluid system of alcohol and water whereby the partial pressure of the system provides for both alcoholysis and hydrolysis of the material to generate primarily glucose, and glucose derivatives.. .
|Methods of combined bioprocessing and related microorganisms, thermophilic and/or acidophilic enzymes, and nucleic acids encoding said enzymes|
A genetically modified organism comprising: at least one nucleic acid sequence and/or at least one recombinant nucleic acid isolated from alicyclobacillus acidocaldarius and encoding a polypeptide involved in at least partially degrading, cleaving, transporting, metabolizing, or removing polysaccharides, cellulose, lignocellulose, hemicellulose, lignin, starch, sugars, sugar oligomers, carbohydrates, complex carbohydrates, chitin, heteroxylans, glycosides, xylan-, glucan-, galactan, or mannan-decorating groups; and at least one nucleic acid sequence and/or at least one recombinant nucleic acid encoding a polypeptide involved in fermenting sugar molecules to a product. Additionally, enzymatic and/or proteinaceous extracts may be isolated from one or more genetically modified organisms.
|Exopolysaccharide for treatment or care of skin, mucous membranes, hair or nails|
A method includes administering a cosmetically or dermopharmaceutically effective quantity of exopolysaccharide of a bacterial strain isolated from pseudoalteromonas sp. With deposit number cncm i-4150 to at least one of skin, mucous membranes, hair and nails for the treatment and/or care of the skin, mucous membranes, hair and/or nails, and cosmetic and/or dermopharmaceutical compositions including the exopolysaccharide.
|Superabsorbent surface-treated carboxylated polysaccharides and process for producing same|
Surface-treated carboxyalkylated polysaccharides comprising a biobased content of at least 82% are described herein. The surface-treated carboxyalkylated polysaccharides comprise a crc of at least 18 g/g, a fsc of at least 26 g/g, and an aul at 0.7 psi of at least 14 g/g.
|Method for the production of substituted polysaccharides via reactive extrusion|
A reactive extrusion process for the production of substituted polysaccharides, in particular, cellulose acetate, starch acetate, carboxymethyl cellulose, and carboxymethyl starch.. .
|Preparation and/or formulation of proteins cross-linked with polysaccharides|
Therapeutic compositions and/or formulations are provided, comprising: at least one cross-linked protein matrix, wherein the at least one cross-linked protein matrix comprises at least one protein residue and at least one saccharide-containing residue, and methods of producing the same. The cross-linked protein matrix may be derived from cross-linking a full length or substantially full length protein, such as tropoelastin, elastin, albumin, collagen, collagen monomers, immunoglobulins, insulin, and/or derivatives or combinations thereof, with a saccharide containing cross-linking agent, such as a polysaccharide cross-linking agent derived from, for example, hyaluronic acid or a cellulose derivative.
|Process for the production of lipids from biomass|
Process for the production of lipids from biomass comprising polysaccharides. The biomass is subjected to acid hydrolysis to obtain a solid phase and an aqueous phase.
|Thermally inhibited polysaccharides|
This invention relates to thermally inhibited polysaccharides and improved processes of preparing them, wherein the improvement is dehydrating the polysaccharides under increased pressure and/or increased effective oxygen concentrations to produce compositions of improved organoleptic properties, including color, flavor and odor.. .
The present disclosure relates generally to the field of immunological-based diagnostic assays. Particularly, a method is contemplated herein for measuring cell-mediated immune response reactivity.
|Methods of cryodesiccating a broth comprising a biopolymer of an exopolysaccharide|
According to an embodiment, a method of providing a biopolymer comprises: cryodesiccating a broth, wherein the broth comprises: (a) a biopolymer, wherein the biopolymer is an exopolysaccharide; and (b) a liquid growth medium. According to certain embodiments, the biopolymer is produced by the fermentation of at least one carbohydrate via a microbe.
|Dry food product containing live probiotic|
The disclosure relates to a probiotic delivery system that can be consumed as a snack-food or added to a food product. In particular, the disclosure describes a crisp and tasty treat that comprises viable probiotic microorganisms preserved in a vacuum dried matrix of sugars, proteins, and polysaccharides.
|Lightening agent comprising acyl pyridinium compounds and cationic polysaccharides|
The invention provides an agent for lightening keratinic fibers, the agent containing in a cosmetic carrier (i) at least one acyl pyridinium derivative of formula (i), (ii) at least one cationic polysaccharide, and (iii) at least hydrogen peroxide as an oxidizing agent.. .
|Therapeutic sulfated polysaccharides, compositions thereof, and methods for treating patients|
Disclosed are methods and compositions for the treatment of a variety of disorders in subjects by affecting the glycocalyx of a subject in need of such treatment. The methods comprise administering to a subject an effective amount of a sulfated polysaccharide (sp) or analogue thereof, the sp being a non-animal based (e.g., plant, or bacteria derived) sulfated polysaccharide.
|Removal of lipopolysaccharides from protein-lipopolysaccharide complexes by non flammable solvents|
During the production of recombinant proteins from gram negative bacteria, lipopolysaccharides (lps, endotoxin) are released along with the protein of interest. In many instances, lps will copurify with the target protein due to specific or non-specific protein-ilps interactions.
|Procedure for the production of tiacumicin b|
The present invention relates to a process for the production of tiacumicin b which comprises fermentation of a micro-organism of the species dactylosporangium aurantiacum in a culture broth containing polysaccharides such as cellulose and derivatives thereof.. .
|Polysaccharide and derivatives thereof, showing affinity to ficolin-3, method of preparation and use|
The invention relates to bacterial lipopolysaccharide and its components, especially native and chemically modified polysaccharides isolated from hafnia alvei lipopolysaccharides, as well as conjugates of these polysaccharides with carriers and methods for their preparation and methods to use of these substances as ligands for human ficolin-3.. .
An isolated polysaccharide has the structure [-β(1,3)-d-gaipnac-β(1,4)-d-glcp-]n. The polysaccharide may be from a bifidobacterium strain ncimb 41003.
|Stem cell suspension|
The present invention provides a mammalian stem cell suspension containing mammalian stem cells and at least one polysaccharide such as trehalose, and the like; a mammalian stem cell aggregation inhibitor containing polysaccharide such as trehalose, and the like; a method of suppressing aggregation of mammalian stem cells, containing suspending the mammalian stem cells in an aqueous physiological solution containing polysaccharide; an inhibitor of a decrease in the survival rate of mammalian stem cells containing polysaccharide such as trehalose and the like; a method of suppressing a decrease in the survival rate of mammalian stem cells, containing suspending the mammalian stem cells in an aqueous physiological solution containing polysaccharides, and the like.. .
|Lysozyme gel formulations|
The present invention relates to formulations of gelled lysozyme achieved by the addition of water to a lysozyme suspension in a solvent, such as an alcohol, with retention of enzymatic activity. It was surprisingly discovered that lysozyme itself is a gelling substance (self-gel) and, therefore, it can be advantageously formulated into topical compositions without the addition of other gelling substances such as cellulose, starch or other polysaccharides.
|Use of polysaccharides from radix isatidis in manufacture of medicaments against influenza virus|
A process of using isatis root polysaccharide in the manufacture of medicaments for treating and/or preventing diseases induced by influenza virus and complications thereof, wherein the molecular weight of the isatis root polysaccharide is 3000-7000 da, and the influenza viruses include influenza virus a, influenza virus b, avian influenza virus, such as human influenza virus h1n1, h3n2, avian influenza virus h6n2, h7n3, h9n2 and inf b. The mechanism of the isatis root polysaccharide against influenza virus is due to the ability to inhibit the attachment of influenza virus to the host cell.
Methods, enzymes, recombinant microorganism, and microbial systems are provided for converting polysaccharides, such as those derived from biomass, into suitable monosaccharides or oligosaccharides, as well as for converting suitable monosaccharides or oligosaccharides into commodity chemicals, such as biofuels. Commodity chemicals produced by the methods described herein are also provided.
|Natural biocomposite powder prepared from pichia pastoris biomass, method of preparation and its use as excipient|
The present invention concerns a natural biocomposite powder prepared from the biomass of yeast pichia pastoris, comprising chitin-glucan complex (cgc) and mannose-containing polysaccharides. In a second aspect, the invention concerns the method of preparation of the natural biocomposite powder.
|Bioresorable drug delivery matrices based on cross-linked polysaccharides, dosage forms designed for delayed/controlled release|
Bioactive agents are embedded in a cross-linked dextran and coated with a bioresorbable polymer. When implanted in a mammal, the coated cross-linked dextran composition produces controlled release of the embedded bioactive agent..
|Polysaccharides comprising carboxyl functional groups substituted by a hydrophobic alcohol derivative|
The unsubstituted carboxyl functions of the polysaccharide being in the form of a cation carboxylate, said cation being chosen amongst alkali metal cation.. .
|Composition and method for the topical treatment of dermatitis|
A composition for topical treatment of dermatitis is provided. The composition includes one or more anti-histamines or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof; one or more polysaccharides; and one or more group 1, 2, or 13 metal hydroxides.
|Composition, method of application and use of a natural additive from soapbark tree extracts to improve the quality of meat products|
A method for making an antioxidant composition that is useful for the preservation of foodstuffs. The antioxidant composition contains soapbark tree polyphenols, and is obtained as a permeate from an extract of quillaja saponaria molina.
|Synthesis of lactic acid and alkyl lactate from carbohydrate-containing materials|
A method for synthesizing lactic acid and lactate is invented from carbohydrates, such as monosaccharides and/or polysaccharides in the presence of the catalyst that is the combinations of nitrogen-heterocycle aromatic ring cation salts and metal compounds. In the reaction, at least one alcohol and at least one solvent are used.
|Polysaccharide derivatives including an alkene unit and thiol-click chemical coupling reaction|
The invention relates to polysaccharides grafted with a unit including a carbon-carbon double bond, to polysaccharides grafted with a unit including a carbon-carbon double bond functionalized by a thioether unit, to the methods for preparing said compounds, to the compositions including such compounds and to the materials including such materials or compositions.. .
|Polysaccharides and emulsified products containing the same|
To provide a novel substance having an excellent water-dispersibility capable of forming an emulsion which spreads rapidly onto the skin, does not undergo aggregation or segregation due to a salt, and is excellent in a low temperature stability. The aforementioned problems were found to be solved by means of a certain polysaccharide and the invention was established..
|Compositions comprising fibrous polypeptides and polysaccharides|
Isolated polypeptides are disclosed comprising an amino acid sequence encoding a monomer of a fibrous polypeptide attached to a heterologous polysaccharide binding domain. Composites comprising same, methods of generating same and uses thereof are all disclosed..
|Fluid composition comprising glass microspheres and method of making and using the same|
There is provided aqueous fluids comprising a mixture of at least two polysaccharides, water, and glass microspheres having pacified surfaces. There is also provided a method for making a fluid the method comprising (a) selecting a plurality of glass microspheres having alkaline surfaces; (b) coating the surfaces of the plurality of glass microspheres with an acid; and (c) combining the coated glass microspheres with (i) a mixture comprising at least two cross-linkable polysaccharides, and (ii) water.