|| List of recent Strains-related patents
| Immunomodulatory properties of lactobacillus strains|
A specific method is provided of improving immunomodulatory properties of lactobacillus strains using growth media with a specific primary carbon source, including a method of increasing the anti-inflammatory effect of non-pathogenic anti-inflammatory bacterial strains, by the use of specific growth conditions.. .
| Plasmid-encoded neurotoxin genes in clostridium botulinum serotype a subtypes|
The present invention provides a novel isolated plasmid, wherein the plasmid is a native plasmid found in unique c. Botulinum type a strains and encode either bont/a3 or bont/a4 and bont/b.
| Staphylococcus haemolyticus prophage phish2 endolysin is lytic for staphylococcus aureus|
Methicillin-resistant (mrsa) and multi-drug resistant strains of staphylococcus aureus are becoming increasingly prevalent in both human and veterinary clinics. S.
| Method for removing a microorganism biofilm|
The invention relates to a method for eliminating a biofilm of microorganism preexisting on an inert surface, characterized in that one subjects said biofilm to a cocktail of microorganisms comprising at least strains said to be “swimming” able to cross said biofilm in the plane and in the thickness, and one subjects said biofilm to at least one antimicrobial product directed against at least one microorganism of the biofilm to be eliminated.. .
| Two step link hood latch apparatus for vehicle|
A two step link hood latch apparatus for a vehicle allows a hood to be opened only with an operation of a release handle inside a vehicle. The apparatus includes a claw, the pawl, a pivot, and a link.
| Tire rim, wheel, rolling apparatus, and tire|
A tire rim for a rolling apparatus with wheels mounted with a camber. The rim comprises a first shoulder having a first diameter, a second shoulder having a second diameter, and a main body arranged for connecting spoke elements, wherein the first diameter is larger than the second diameter.
| Seat belt retractor for a motor vehicle|
A seat belt retractor is provided for a motor vehicle with a receiving part for a seat belt retractable on the receiving part, a deceleration sensor for detecting a deceleration in the seat belt retractor, a first extension speed sensor for detecting an extension speed of the seat belt prior to activating an energy absorption device. The energy absorption device fixes the seat belt during an accident with energy absorption, so that when a first deceleration limit detected by the deceleration sensor is exceeded the seat belt is restrained with energy absorption.
|Bifidobacterium bifidum strains for application in gastrointestinal diseases|
The present invention provides a strain of bifidobacterium bifidum or mutant or variant thereof showing at least an adhesion of about 10 bacterial cells per mm2 of epithelial cell monolayer or having at least an adhesion index of 1.5 and a strain of bifidobacterium bifidum or mutant or variant thereof being bifidobacterium bifidum mimbb75, deposited under deposit no. Dsm 24514, or a mutant or variant thereof for use as probiotic, in foodstuff and/or as a medicament.
|Development device and image formation apparatus|
A developer storage device includes a rotation member including a shaft portion protruding from a main body thereof; a support member formed with a hole by which the shaft portion is supported; and a first seal member disposed between the main body of the rotation member and the support member and including a hole into which the shaft portion is inserted. The support member includes a step portion.
|Tree display stand|
A tree display for displaying potted trees. The tree display includes a longitudinal beam supported vertically above a support surface by beam supports.
|Bacillus megaterium bioactive compositions and metabolites|
Provided are bioactive compositions and metabolites derived from bacillus and particularly bacillus megaterium cultures responsible for controlling pests as well as their methods of use for controlling pests. Further provided are pesticidal bacillus megaterium strains..
|Ura5 gene and methods for stable genetic integration in yeast|
A novel gene encoding p. Pastoris orotate-phosphoribosyl transferase (ura5) is disclosed.
|Cells and methodology to generate non-segmented negative-strand rna viruses|
The present invention relates to recombinant cells as well as to methods for the generation of non-segmented negative-sense single-stranded rna viruses (nnv or mononegavirales) from cloned deoxyribonucleic acid (cdna), especially from measles virus and in particular from attenuated strains such as those approved for vaccination, in particular from the attenuated schwarz measles virus and various recombinant schwarz measles-based viruses expressing heterologous sequences. Such rescued viruses can be used, after amplification, as vaccines for immunization against measles and/or against the heterologous peptides or proteins expressed..
|Micoorganisms and methods for the production of fatty acids and fatty acid derived products|
This invention relates to metabolically engineered microorganism strains, such as bacterial strains, in which there is an increased utilization of malonyl-coa for production of a fatty acid or fatty acid derived product, wherein the modified microorganism produces fatty acyl-coa intermediates via a malonyl-coa dependent but malonyl-acp independent mechanism. .
|Process for production of microalgae, cyanobacteria and metabolites thereof|
The present invention relates to processes for the production of microalgae, cyanobacteria and/or metabolites thereof. Described herein is a process involving, the use of a stimulus applied to a microalgal or cyanobacterial culture to enhance the production of one or more metabolites.
|Modified viral particles with immunogenic properties and reduced lipid content useful for treating and preventing infectious diseases|
The present invention relates to a method for reducing the occurrence and severity of infectious diseases, especially infectious diseases in which lipid-containing infectious viral organisms are found in biological fluids, such as blood. The present invention employs solvents useful for extracting lipids from the lipid-containing infectious viral organism thereby creating modified viral particles with reduced infectivity and enhanced antigenicity.
|Crimean-congo hemorrhagic fever virus vaccine|
The genetically modified hemorrhagic fever virus of this invention possesses a viral ovarian tumor protease with decreased ability to remove ubiquitin (ub) and isg15 tags that the human organism uses to label proteins for removal. Unlike complete knockout strains, the modified virus retains enough activity for replication in a human cell line.
|Extension-mode angular velocity sensor|
An angular velocity sensor including a drive extension mode. In one aspect, an angular rate sensor includes a base and at least three masses disposed substantially in a plane parallel to the base, the masses having a center of mass.
|Multiple speed transmission|
A family of transmission gearing arrangements produces nine forward and one reverse speed ratio by selective engagement of various combinations of three clutches or brakes. Each transmission gearing arrangement includes a front shiftable gearing arrangement configured to establish a variety of speed ratios between an intermediate shaft and an input shaft.
|Methods for producing 3-hydroxypropionic acid and other products|
This invention relates to metabolically engineered microorganism strains, such as bacterial strains, in which there is an increased utilization of malonyl-coa for production of a chemical product, which includes 3-hydroxypropionic acid.. .
|Influenza a virus vaccines and inhibitors|
The present invention includes compositions and methods related to the structure and function of the cellular polyadenylation and specificity factor 30 (cpsf30) binding site on the surface of the influenza a non-structural protein 1 (ns1). Specifically, critical biochemical reagents, conditions for crystallization and nmr analysis, assays, and general processes are described for (i) discovering, designing, and optimizing small molecule inhibitors of influenza a (avian flu) viruses and (ii) creating attenuated influenza virus strains suitable for avian and human flu vaccine development..
|Agent for preventing bacterial wilt disease, and method for preventing bacterial wilt disease|
Provided are: an agent for preventing bacterial wilt disease, which agent can prevent the development of bacterial wilt disease caused by various different bacterial wilt disease strains, that is, the development of bacterial wilt disease in various different plant varieties; and a method for preventing bacterial wilt disease utilizing the agent for preventing bacterial wilt disease. The agent for preventing bacterial wilt disease comprises as an active ingredient a wilt bacterium (ralstonia solanacearum) infected with the φrsm1-type filamentous phage and/or the φrsm3-type filamentous phage.
|Methods for treating bacterial infection|
This invention relates to methods for treating bacterial infection, which methods find utility in the treatment of, for example, infected ulcers, optionally infected diabetic ulcers. In particular, this invention relates to treating bacterial infection, for example, infected diabetic ulcers by topical administration of at least one aminoglycoside antibiotic at the site of infection, in combination with at least one antibacterial agent, which antibacterial agent is administered remote from the site of infection, preferably administered systemically.
|Metabolic engineering of microbial organisms|
Microbial strains with desirable carbohydrate productions characteristics and methods of making and using the same are provided herein.. .
|Selection of improved microbial strains for production of succinic acid from glycerol|
Provided are methods for generating a microorganism with improved ability to convert glycerol to succinic acid. These methods comprise combining a microorganism with ability to convert glycerol to succinic acid and a medium containing glycerol to produce a fermentation mixture; allowing fermentation to occur such that succinic acid is produced; and assaying for an indication of glycerol metabolism.
|Thermus thermophilus nucleic acid polymerases|
The invention provides novel nucleic acid polymerases from strains gk24 and rq-1 of thermus thermophilus, and nucleic acids encoding those polymerases, as well as methods for using the polymerases and nucleic acids.. .
|Isolated microorganism strains lactobacillus plantarum mcc1 dsm 23881 and lactobacillus gasseri mcc2 dsm 23882 and their use|
The present invention relates to new microorganism strains l. Plantarum mcc1 dsm 23881 and l.
|Connector optical lens with alignment features|
An optical lens of an optical connector includes alignment features for passive connection alignment. Fiber inserted into the lens is aligned with a fiber groove that restricts motion in at least one direction to align the fiber.
|Method and apparatus for delivering a shape memory article to a surgical site|
The invention pertains to a method and apparatus for delivering an article formed of a shape memory alloy to a surgical implantation site. The apparatus may include a body having a passage for receiving the proximal portion of the shape memory article, the passage being shaped to substantially prevent the shape memory article from deforming in accordance with its shape memory properties when the proximal portion of the shape memory article is positioned in the passage.
|Alpha (1,2) fucosyltransferases suitable for use in the production of fucosylated oligosaccharides|
The invention provides compositions and methods for engineering e. Coli or other host production bacterial strains to produce fucosylated oligosaccharides, and the use thereof in the prevention or treatment of infection..
|Modified yeast strains exhibiting enhanced fermentation of lignocellulosic hydrolysates|
The present invention relates to novel xylose-fermenting yeast strains (for example, yeast of the genus saccharomyces, e.g., s. Cerevisiae) with an enhanced ability to ferment the xylose (and/or another pentose sugar) present in a lignocellulosic hydrolysate to a fermentation product(s) (for example, an alcohol (e.g., ethanol) or a sugar alcohol (e.g., xylitol))..
|Bacterial strain and process for the fermentative production of organic acids|
The present invention relates to a novel bacterial strain designated dd1, which has the ability to produce organic acids, in particular succinic acid (sa), which was originally isolated from bovine rumen, and is capable of utilizing glycerol as a carbon source; and variant strains derived there from retaining said capability; as well as to methods of producing organic acids, in particular succinic acid by making use of said microorganism.. .
|High eicosapentaenoic acid producing strains of yarrowia lipolytica|
Engineered strains of the oleaginous yeast yarrowia lipolytica capable of producing greater than 25% eicosapentaenoic acid (epa, an ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid) in the total oil fraction are described. These strains comprise various chimeric genes expressing heterologous desaturases, elongases and acyltransferases and optionally comprise various native desaturase and acyltransferase knockouts to enable synthesis and high accumulation of epa.
|Methods and compositions for remediating microbial induced corrosion and environmental damage, and for improving wastewater treatment processes|
A method for remediating bacterially-induced corrosion, environmental damage, and/or process inefficiencies in an industrial process includes identifying an industrial process where target bacteria adversely affect corrosion, environmental impact, and/or process efficiencies. The process also includes identifying the strains of the target bacteria, obtaining a bacteriophage virulent against one or more of the strains of the target bacteria, and exposing the target bacteria to the bacteriophage.
|Influenza virus reassortment|
New influenza donor strains for the production of reassortant influenza a viruses are provided.. .
|Staphylococcus aureus specific human recombinant polyclonal antibodies and uses thereof|
Human antibodies that bind to one or more strains staphylococcus aureus strains, including methicillin resistant strains, are disclosed. Also disclosed are human recombinant polyclonal antibody compositions, and therapeutic methods for using the antibodies..
|Fiber optic drop cable|
A fiber optic cable includes a subunit and an outer portion. The subunit includes a subunit jacket defining a passageway interior thereto, an optical fiber extending through the passageway, and a first reinforcement material constraining the optical fiber within the subunit jacket such that the optical fiber and the subunit jacket are coupled to one another by way of the first reinforcement material.
|Method and apparatus for limiting range of motion of the body of the user|
An apparatus and method are disclosed for limiting the range of motion of a first portion of the body of a user relative to a second portion of the user's body. A body attachable device is secured to the first and second portion of the user's body.
|Pre-compressed penetrator element for projectile|
A projectile instrument is provided for penetrating a target, the penetrator element being disposable in a projectile. The instrument includes a substantially cylindrical core, first and second plates and first and second devices.
|Methods for preparing purified lipopeptides|
The present invention relates to crystalline and crystal-like forms of lipopeptides, including daptomycin, a lipopeptide antibiotic with potent bactericidal activity against gram-positive bacteria, including strains that are resistant to conventional antibiotics. The present invention relates to methods of purifying lipopeptides, including daptomycin, a lipopeptide antibiotic with potent bactericidal activity against gram-positive bacteria, including strains that are resistant to conventional antibiotics.
|Microbial method for the biotransformation of colchicinoid compounds|
The invention relates to a method for the bio-transformation of thiocolchicine a colchicinoid compound into its glycosylated form using a selective microorganism providencia vermicola. Use of bacterial strain, providencia vermicola for microbial bio-transformation of thiocolchicine (tcn) to their corresponding 3-0-glycosyl derivative as well as specific strains of that species providencia vermicola for microbial transformation of other colchicinoid compounds such as colchicine, thiocolchicine, 3-demethylcolchicine, 3-demethylthiocolchicine and n-deacetylthiocolchicine to its corresponding glycosylated form and subsequent isolation of the transformed compounds from the bacterial culture medium is disclosed.
|Vaccine against pasteurellaceae|
The invention relates to vaccines providing protection against infections caused by members of the pasteurellaceae family comprising outer membrane vesicles as the only active components, wherein the outer membrane vesicles are obtained from one or more strains of the pasteurellaceae family, with the proviso that hypervesiculating strains are excluded. The invention also relates to a method for preparing such a vaccine..
|Attenuated swine influenza vaccines and methods of making and use thereof|
This disclosure provides attenuated swine influenza strains, particularly those produced via a reverse genetics approach, compositions comprising same, and methods of production and use thereof. The attenuated strains are engineered to encode ha proteins having additional glycosylation sites, relative to the ha proteins encoded by the corresponding virulent parental viruses.
|Method of providing protective immunity against heterologous leptospira strains|
The present invention provides compositions and methods for eliciting protective immunity in animals against leptospira interrogans (li) serovar copenhageni. The invention is based, in part, on the unexpected cross-protection against heterologous li serovar, which resulted when canines were administered an effective amount of recombitek® 4 lepto, then subsequently challenged with virulent l.
|Structural material with embedded sensors|
The structural material with embedded sensors provides of diagnostics and measurement of static and/or dynamic strains in structures and structural elements formed from the structural material. The structural material includes an array of fiber bragg grating sensors or the like embedded therein for strain measurement and monitoring.
Provided is an oscillator including a piezoelectric vibrator (10), a vibration member (20) that constrains the piezoelectric vibrator (10) on one surface thereof, an elastic member (40) that is provided on one surface of the vibration member (20) or the other surface opposite to one surface and provided so as to be located between edges of the piezoelectric vibrator (10) and the vibration member (20) when seen in a plan view, a fixing member (42) that is provided on one surface or the other surface of the vibration member (20) and provided so as to be located between the piezoelectric vibrator (10) and the elastic member (40) when seen in a plan view, and a supporting member (30) that supports the vibration member (20) through the elastic member (40) and the fixing member (42).. .
|Serratia plymuthica for biological control of bacterial plant pathogens|
Serratia plymuthica strain a30, bccm deposit no. Lmg p-26170, its analogues or functionally equivalent strains thereto, provides a biological control agent against plant disease caused by a bacterial pathogen, particularly a soft rot, e.g.
|Deployment of endoluminal devices|
A catheter assembly includes a single sleeve that constrains an expandable device to a dimension suitable for endoluminal delivery of the device to a treatment site, and further allows expansion of the device toward an outer peripheral dimension that is smaller than a fully deployed outer peripheral dimension to allow positioning of the device at the treatment site prior to full deployment and expansion of the device at the treatment site.. .
|Variable friction buckle tightening system with friction indicator|
A method for repairing separated tissues utilises a tissue tensioner including a locking member, a band, a frame, and a restraining member. One end of the band is attached to a first end of the frame.
|Bread-making with a high yeast content|
The present invention aims to supply yeasts suitable for breadmaking using a large amount of yeast, as well as compositions that can give a bakery product containing said yeasts. The present invention also relates to a method of preparing a bakery product and a method of selecting yeast strains giving yeasts suitable for breadmaking using a large amount of yeast..
|Antibodies targeting hiv escape mutants|
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to compositions and methods for anti-hiv (anti-cd4 binding site) broadly neutralizing antibodies having improved potency and breadth for neutralizing a range of hiv strains. Combinations of broadly neutralizing antibodies can also improve potency over a single antibody composition..
The present invention relates to a pesticidal mixture comprising, as active i) at least one active compound i selected from the group consisting of the streptomyces galbus strain having accession number nrrl 30232, the streptomyces galbus strain having accession number nrrl 50334, a mutant of said strains, a variant of said strains, a metabolite produced by said strains, a supernatant obtained from the whole broth culture of said strains and a solvent extract of said supernatants, wherein said mutant and variant have the identifying characteristics substantially identical to those of said strains, and 2) at least one active compound ii selected from the groups a.i to a.27 as defined in the description, in synergistically effective amounts. .
|Interlaced actuation system|
An actuation system having a configuration of first and second components, each component having longitudinally extending fingers interlaced with one another. Relative longitudinal movement is permitted between the fingers in a manner to permit the second component to be movable longitudinally with respect to the first component between a first position and a second position.
|Baby leg holder for diaper changing|
A device for changing the diaper of a baby comprising an adjustable strip of fabric, each end of which is equipped with a slip-knot or a loop. When the baby needs to be changed, each loop is slipped over each baby's feet.
|System and method for creating virtual presence|
A global virtual presence (sgvp) platform integrates communications, robotics and men machine interface (mmi) technologies and provides a unique way of delivering virtual presence experience to a user. The user can control a robotic virtual explorer devices (rveds) and receive a real-time media stream at his virtual terminal.
|Photobioreactor cell culture systems, methods for pre-conditioning photosynthetic organisms, and cultures of photosynthetic organisms produced thereby|
Certain embodiments of the invention involve methods and systems for preselecting, adapting, and preconditioning one or more species of photosynthetic organisms, such as algae, to specific environmental and/or operating conditions to which the photosynthetic organisms will subsequently be exposed during utilization in a photobioreactor apparatus of a gas treatment system. Also disclosed are new algal strains and cultures that can be produced by practicing the preselection, adaption, and preconditioning methods..
|Engineered pertactin variants for vaccine use|
The present invention is related with the field of biomedicine. It comprises the engineering of the pertactin protein (prn) and using it as part of bacterial vaccines, and more precisely, as part of acellular vaccines against bordetella pertusis.
|Fermentation processes for cultivating streptococci and purification processes for obtaining cps therefrom|
This invention is in the field of bacterial cultures and specifically relates to the optimization of culture conditions to improve the production of bacterial capsular polysaccharides from streptococcus strains in fed batch culture and to novel purification methods suitable for production scale purification of bacterial capsular polysaccharides from streptococcus strains resulting in higher levels of purity than previously obtained for production scale.. .
|Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains suitable for the production of baker's yeasts which are osmotolerant and which exhibit intrinsic resistance to weak organic acids, methods for the preparation thereof and uses|
The strains of the present invention are obtained by means of a process of hybridization or of mutation of the industrial s. Cerevisiae strain deposited on jul.
|Methods, compositions and kits for treating or preventing a disease associated with gram-negative bacteria|
Compositions, methods and kits are provided for identifying at least one virulence factor of a gram-negative bacterial strain, and for preparing attenuated bacterial strain vaccines or a modulator that selectively binds to or inhibits expression of the virulence factor. The gram-negative bacterial strain is a short facultatively aerobic or micro-aerobic rod or an enteric strain including at least one pathogen selected from the group of: salmonella, escherichia, yersinia, klebsiella, shigella, enterobacter, serratia, pseudomonas, and citrobacter.
|Methods of treating pigs with bacillus strains|
Disclosed are methods of administering at least two bacillus strains to a pig, such as female breeding stock, nursery pigs, or other pigs. The bacillus strains inhibit clostridium in litters borne to the pig.
|Control apparatus and storage apparatus|
A control apparatus includes a memory and a processor. The processor sets a comparison reference value on the basis of a first response time of a response to a first command that has been issued to a transmission destination.
|Compositions, methods, and kits for detecting and identifying mycobacteria|
Provided herein are methods for detecting and identifying strains of mycobacteria, and compositions and kits for performing such methods. In particular, nucleic acid amplification and fluorescence detection methods are provided for the detection and differentiation of mycobacteria based on, for example, pathogenicity, species, and antibiotic resistance or sensitivity.
|Sequences and methods for detecting influenza a and influenza b virus|
Nucleic acid amplification primers and methods for specific detection of influenza a and influenza b nucleic acid targets are disclosed. The primer-target binding sequences are useful for detection of influenza a and influenza b targets in a variety of amplification and hybridization reactions.
|Attenuated streptococcus suis vaccines and methods of making and use thereof|
The present invention provides attenuated s. Suis strains that elicit an immune response in animal s.
|Zero-configuration remote control of a device coupled to a networked media device through a client side device communicatively coupled with the networked media device|
A method, apparatus and system related to zero-configuration remote control of device(s) coupled to a networked media device through a client side device communicatively coupled with the networked media device are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of a client device includes determining that an internet protocol address and a port from an unannounced device is associated with a networked media device.
|Rotary cutter device|
The disclosure discloses a rotary cutter device comprising a rotator having a rotary blade including a first blade edge part, and a holding body having a fixed blade including a second blade edge part. The first blade edge part and the second blade edge part are rubbed with each other so as to cut.
|Constrained mobile bearing hip assembly|
An acetabular hip implant includes an acetabular shell component having a first feature and a first insert having a second feature that cooperates with the first feature of the acetabular shell component and further includes a third feature. The implant further includes a second insert having a fourth feature that cooperates with the third feature of the first insert and further includes a fifth feature.
|Detection of bacteria exhibiting a resistance to carbapenems|
Disclosed is a process for detecting and/or identifying, in a biological sample, bacteria exhibiting a resistance to carbapenems, including: a) contacting said sample with a reaction medium including at least one chromogenic agent and faropenem and/or doripenem; b) incubating the whole so as to allow the bacteria to grow; and c) detecting the strains exhibiting a resistance to carbapenems. The medium employed in step a) also contains cloxacillin and/or a combination of cloxacillin and pabetan..
|Texturizing lactic acid bacteria strains|
The present invention relates to mutants of lactic acid bacteria which are resistant towards the antibiotic d-cycloserine and/or functionally equivalent antibiotics and which were found to give an increased texture when grown in milk while maintaining the other growth properties of the parent strain. The present invention, furthermore, relates to compositions comprising such mutants, and to dairy products fermented with the lactic acid bacteria resistant towards d-cycloserine and/or functionally equivalent antibiotics..
|Novel bread yeast strains|
The present invention relates to novel broad spectrum strains of baker's yeast, i.e. Yeast strains that are effective on both dough known as unsweetened dough and dough known as sweet dough..