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 Sweetener patent thumbnailSweetener
A low calorie sweetener composition with sweetness synergy, providing a reduction in off-taste and a desirable temporal profile. The sweetener composition is suitable for use as a substitute for high calorie sugars.
Tate & Lyle Ingredients Americas Llc


 Conversion of oligomeric starch, cellulose, hydrolysates or sugars to hydrocarbons patent thumbnailConversion of oligomeric starch, cellulose, hydrolysates or sugars to hydrocarbons
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to the conversion of a source material (e.g., a depolymerized oligosaccharide mixture, a monomeric sugar, a hydrolysate, or a mixture of monomeric sugars) to intermediate molecules containing 7 to 26 contiguous carbon atoms. These intermediates may also be converted to saturated hydrocarbons.
Los Alamos National Security, Llc


 Chemoenzymatic synthesis of heparin and heparan sulfate analogs patent thumbnailChemoenzymatic synthesis of heparin and heparan sulfate analogs
The present invention provides a one-pot multi-enzyme method for preparing udp-sugars from simple sugar starting materials. The invention also provides a one-pot multi-enzyme method for preparing oligosaccharides from simple sugar starting materials..
The Regents Of The University Of California


 Production of alpha-hydroxy carboxylic aids and esters from higher sugars using tandem catalyst systems patent thumbnailProduction of alpha-hydroxy carboxylic aids and esters from higher sugars using tandem catalyst systems
The present disclosure is directed to methods and composition used in the preparation of alpha-hydroxy carboxylic acids and esters from higher sugars using a tandem catalyst system comprising retro-aldol catalysts and lewis acid catalysts. In some embodiments, these alpha-hydroxy carboxylic acids may be prepared from pentoses and hexoses.
California Institute Of Technology


 Disposable divided bowls patent thumbnailDisposable divided bowls
Social awareness about health, to include eating habits is rising in understanding and importance. Despite awareness about portion size and emphasizing, deemphasizing, or balancing calories, fats, salt, sugars, and other food components; there is still interest in food choice.

 Stabilizing composition for biological materials patent thumbnailStabilizing composition for biological materials
Dry stabilizing compositions for bioactive materials include sugars and hydrolyzed proteins, and may be formed into tablets or other forms providing enhanced stability for the bioactive material. Compositions containing the bioactive materials may be produced by a method that includes (a) combining the bioactive material with other ingredients in an aqueous solvent to form a viscous slurry; (b) snap-freezing the slurry in liquid nitrogen to form solid frozen particles, beads, droplets or strings; (c) primary drying by water removal under vacuum of the product of step (b) while maintaining it at a temperature above its freezing temperature; and (d) secondary drying of the product of step (c) at maximum vacuum and a temperature of 20° c.
Advanced Bionutrition Corporation


 Triarylmethane analogs and their use in treating cancers patent thumbnailTriarylmethane analogs and their use in treating cancers
Compounds, pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds, and methods of preparation and use thereof are disclosed. The compounds are triphenyl methane analogs.
U.s. Government As Represented By The Department Of Veterans Affairs


 Process for making a shelf-stable milk based beverage concentrate patent thumbnailProcess for making a shelf-stable milk based beverage concentrate
A concentrate, system and low-temperature process for preparing a shelf-stable milk concentrate that does not require ultra-high temperature thermal processing for control of the microbiology of the product is disclosed herein. The method preferably incorporates aseptic technology and the enzymatic reduction of lactose to control water activity.
Dairyvative Technologies, Llc


 Fed batch process for biochemical conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to ethanol patent thumbnailFed batch process for biochemical conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to ethanol
A method for optimization of a fed batch hydrolysis process wherein the hydrolysis time is minimized by controlling the feed addition volume and/or batch addition frequency of the prehydrolysate and optionally also the enzyme feed. The increase over time in hydrolysate consistency and volume and/or concentration of sugars released in the reactor, so that the enzymatic hydrolysis is controlled, significantly reduces the impact of cellulase feedback inhibition, especially for enzyme contents lower than 1%.
Greenfield Specialty Alcohols Inc.


 Method for the conversion of lignocellulosic biomasses into mono-oxygenated or poly-oxygenated molecules patent thumbnailMethod for the conversion of lignocellulosic biomasses into mono-oxygenated or poly-oxygenated molecules
The invention relates to a process for transformation of lignocellulosic biomass or cellulose using in a simultaneous manner an original combination of at least two homogeneous catalysts and one or more heterogeneous catalyst(s). The use of these catalysts makes it possible to obtain mono-oxidized or poly-oxidized upgradable products directly and to limit the formation of non-upgradable products.
Ifp Energies Nouvelles


Compositions and methods related to the production of acrylonitrile

Disclosed herein are a catalyst and method useful in the process of converting sugars to acrylonitrile.. .
Southern Research Institute

Hydrothermal-mechanical treatment of lignocellulosic biomass for production of fermentation products

A simple process for converting lignocellulosic biomass into fermentation products is disclosed. Biomass may be subjected to a steam or hot-water soak to dissolve hemicelluloses.
Api Intellectual Property Holdings, Llc

Process for isolating fermentable sugars from the acid hydrolyzate of a material containing cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin

The present invention provides a process for isolating fermentable sugars from the acid hydrolyzate of a material containing cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin, particularly a process which is simple, economical and commercially viable.. .
Petiva Private Limited

Production of aromatics from di- and polyoxygenates

Methods, catalysts, and reactor systems for producing in high yield aromatic chemicals and liquid fuels from a mixture of oxygenates comprising di- and polyoxygenates are disclosed. Also disclosed are methods, catalysts, and reactor systems for producing aromatic chemicals and liquid fuels from oxygenated hydrocarbons such as carbohydrates, sugars, sugar alcohols, sugar degradation products, and the like; and methods, catalysts, and reactor systems for producing the mixture of oxygenates from oxygenated hydrocarbons such as carbohydrates, sugars, sugar alcohols, sugar degradation products, and the like.
Virent, Inc.

Methods of processing sugar cane and sweet sorghum with integrated conversion of primary and lignocellulosic sugars

The current invention concerns methods and products related to the production of alcohol from sugar cane and/or sweet sorghum with integration of 1st and 2nd generation (1g/2g) biorefining, thus comprising the integrated conversion of primary and secondary soft lignocellulosic biomass. In particular, methods of processing sugar cane and/or sweet sorghum feedstock are disclosed, said methods comprising the steps of providing raw juice from the feedstock, recovering a residual bagasse, pretreating the bagasse and mixing it with some quantity of raw juice, and hydrolyzing the pretreated bagasse enzymatically..
Odebrecht Agroindustrial Sa

Process for producing fibrillated cellulose material

The present invention relates to a process for producing a fibrillated cellulose material. In the invention fibrillated cellulose is produced enzymatically by using a low energy demanding mechanical mixer such as plough share mixer, to enhance the fibrillation.
Teknologian Tutkimuskeskus Vtt Oy

Local anesthetic solution for dental and/or contrast media use

An improved local anesthetic solution with diminished bitter taste includes an anesthetic agent, an anesthetic solution vehicle, and a bitterness suppressant. The bitterness suppressant includes one or more compounds selected from the group consisting of: a sugar selected from the group consisting of monosaccharide sugars, disaccharide sugars, polysaccharide sugars, and combinations of the any of the foregoing; sweet-tasting compounds; acids; amino acids; salts; miscellaneous suppressant substances; and combinations of any of the foregoing.
Real Time Imaging Technologies, Llc

Novel process for conversion of hemicellulose into c5 sugars using ionic liquids

The present invention discloses one pot process for the conversion of hemicellulose into c5 sugars using ionic liquids in water media.. .
Council Of Scientific & Industrial Research

Heat-stable, fe-dependent alcohol dehydrogenase for aldehyde detoxification

The present invention relates to microorganisms and polypeptides for detoxifying aldehydes associated with industrial fermentations. In particular, a heat-stable, nadph- and iron-dependent alcohol dehydrogenase was cloned from thermoanaerobacter pseudethanolicus 39e and displayed activity against a number of aldehydes including inhibitory compounds that are produced during the dilute-acid pretreatment process of lignocellulosic biomass before fermentation to biofuels.
Ut-battelle, Llc

Improved digestibility of plant biomass

Plants described herein have increased biomass and are more readily digested into fermentable sugars when the plants express increased levels of one or more types of cgr2 and/or cgr3 enzymes.. .

Process for production of soluble sugars from biomass

The present invention provides a process for enzyme mediated hydrolysis of biomass for production of soluble sugars, wherein the said process comprises of steady addition of small portions of biomass to enzyme solution, enabling rapid solubilization of biomass. The process used for enzymatic saccharification allows for increased biomass loading, enzyme recycle and mitigation of substrate and product inhibitory effect.
Institute Of Chemical Technology

Process for making hmf from sugars with reduced byproduct formation, and improved stability hmf compositions

Disclosed is a process for making hmf or a derivative of hmf by dehydrating one or more hexose sugars in a reduced oxygen environment. In another, related aspect, a method for improving the stability and resistance to degradation of an hmf product involves adding one or more antioxidants to the hmf product..
Archer Daniels Midland Company

Production of aromatics from di- and polyoxygenates

Methods, catalysts, and reactor systems for producing in high yield aromatic chemicals and liquid fuels from a mixture of oxygenates comprising di- and polyoxygenates are disclosed. Also disclosed are methods, catalysts, and reactor systems for producing aromatic chemicals and liquid fuels from oxygenated hydrocarbons such as carbohydrates, sugars, sugar alcohols, sugar degradation products, and the like; and methods, catalysts, and reactor systems for producing the mixture of oxygenates from oxygenated hydrocarbons such as carbohydrates, sugars, sugar alcohols, sugar degradation products, and the like.
Virent, Inc.

Regeneration of catalyst for hydrogenation of sugars

A process for regenerating catalysts that have been deactivated or poisoned during hydrogenation of biomass, sugars and polysaccharides is described, in which polymerized species that have agglomerated to catalyst surfaces can be removed by means of washing the catalyst with hot water at subcritical temperatures. A feature of the process can regenerate the catalysts in situ, which allows the process to be adapted for used in continuous throughput reactor systems.
Archer Daniels Midland Company

Lectin assay for assessing glycoforms as an early marker in disease

The present invention provides methods, compositions, apparatus, and kits for assessing glycoforms of proteins as a biomarker for disease. A purified recombinant form of lectin is used as a detector molecule to specifically label target sugars expressed in disease states.
Drexel University

Method of processing lignocellulosic material using a cationic compound

The present disclosure relates to a method for obtaining sugar and lignin fractions from lignocellulosic materials and to a method for producing fermentation products using the sugars obtained from the lignocellulose. The present disclosure also relates to a method for improving the sugar yield in the enzymatic hydrolysate by introducing a pre-treatment step of hydrothermal hydrolysis with a delignification step using a cationic compound..
Neste Oyj

Excipients for stabilising viral particles, polypeptides or biological material

Optionally, one or more sugars.. .

Hair straightening method involving reducing sugars

A hair straightening and/or hair relaxing method comprising: applying a hair care composition to hair, wherein the composition comprises a sugar, a buffering agent and a cosmetically acceptable carrier; and wherein, where the composition is heated to a temperature of at least 100° c., the composition comprises from about 6% to about 20% reducing sugar; hair drying; providing a hair straightening appliance at a temperature of from about 100° c. To about 280° c.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Sugar crop harvester

The disclosed invention relates to the harvesting of sugar-bearing ground crops such as sweet sorghum, in cold regions. The sugar crop harvester with various adaptations described is comprised of operational components, or features, that minimize the damage done to the crop during harvesting, particularly those things that result in deterioration of sugars prior to processing.

Formaldehyde free composites made with carbohydrate and alpha-carbon nucleophile binder compositions

Fiber-containing composites are described that contain woven or non-woven fibers, and a cured binder formed from a binder composition that includes (1) a reducing sugar and (2) a crosslinking agent that includes a first carbon moiety selected from an aldehyde, a ketone, a nitrile, and a nitro group, wherein an α-carbon atom having at least one acidic hydrogen is directly bonded to the first carbon moiety. Exemplary reducing sugars include dextrose and exemplary crosslinking agents include glyoxal.
Johns Manville

Lignocellulosic biomass hydrolysis without enzymes or acid catalysts

This specification describes a process of producing a monomeric sugar stream ligno-cellulosic biomass without enzymes or acid catalysts. This is accomplished by removing the water soluble c5 sugars from the ligno-cellulosic biomass feedstream, lowering the ph of the c5 solution with little or no addition of an acid, thermally treating the remaining ligno-cellulosic biomass, combining the thermally treated ligno-cellulosic biomass with the low ph c5 solution and then exposing the mixture to an elevated temperature greater than 80° c.
Beta Renewables S.p.a.

Method for recovering an acid from acid/sugar solutions

Acid hydrolysis of biomass is an important step for releasing the component sugars before converting them to fuels and/or biochemicals. During such a process, a significant amount of mineral acid, such as sulfuric acid, is used.
Fpinnovations

Method of processing lignocellulosic material using an alkaline delignification agent

The present invention relates to a method for obtaining sugar and lignin fractions from lignocellulosic materials and to a method for producing fermentation products using the sugars obtained from the lignocellulose. In particular, the present invention relates to a method for improving the sugar yield in the enzymatic hydrolysate by introducing a pre-treatment step of hydrothermal hydrolysis and an alkaline delignification step..
Neste Oyj

Methods of processing aromatic compounds

A method of processing a solution comprising aromatic compounds. The method includes culturing a first microorganism in the solution for a time sufficient to reduce an amount of an aromatic compound and thereby generate a processed solution.
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Pentose fermenting microorganisms

The invention provides a microbial eukaryotic cell capable of utilizing c5 sugars, in particular xylose. Another objective of the invention is to provide an improved protein sequence to enable eukaryotic cells to degrade c5 sugars.
Clariant Produkte (deutschland) Gmbh

Formaldehyde free composites made with carbohydrate and alpha-carbon nucleophile binder compositions

Fiber-containing composites are described that contain woven or non-woven fibers, and a cured binder formed from a binder composition that includes (1) a reducing sugar and (2) a crosslinking agent that includes a first carbon moiety selected from an aldehyde, a ketone, a nitrile, and a nitro group, wherein an α-carbon atom having at least one acidic hydrogen is directly bonded to the first carbon moiety. Exemplary reducing sugars include dextrose and exemplary crosslinking agents include glyoxal.
Johns Manville

Bioconjugate molecules with biological and techno-functional activity, the production thereof and use thereof

The present invention regards the synthesis of bioconjugated molecules, formed between two or more of the following functional groups: sugars, prebiotics, oligosaccharides, polysaccharides, triglycerides, fatty acids, fatty acids esters, anti-inflammatories; with its production process by biocatalyzed synthesis with hydrolases such as esterases, proteases, lipases or cutinases, and its purification with several methods that include washing and drying. In addition, its applications in foods, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, such as: prebiotic nutraceutical, anti-inflammatory, antitumoral, intestinal vector, techno-functional ingredient for food applications (emulsifier, fat substitute) and cosmetic emollient; which are possible since these are non toxic molecules according to the ames tests..
Kurago Biotek Holdings S.a.p.i De C.v.

Naturally extracted tobacco e-liquids and producing the same

Improved naturally extracted tobacco (net) e-liquids that are substantially free of sugars and suitable for use with any e-cigarette, and systems and methods for producing the same, according to various embodiments, are described herein.. .

Enhanced efficiency ethanol production and sugar conversion processes

Ethanol is produced at high concentration by the fermentation of sugars using a biocatalyst comprising an open, porous hydrophilic polymeric structure having microorganisms for the bioconversion of sugar irreversibly retained therein in which the microorganisms have undergone phenotypic alteration to enhance tolerance to ethanol.. .
Microvi Biotech Inc.

Improved beta-glucosidase enzymes for increased biomass saccharification

Described herein are beta-glucosidase enzymes that have improved beta-glucosidase activity compared to a control beta-glucosidase enzyme. The improved beta-glucosidase enzymes are useful for converting a cellulosic biomass to fermentable sugars such as glucose.
Edeniq, Inc.

Tobacco-derived cellulosic sugar

Methods of forming cellulosic sugars from the stalk or roots of a plant of the nicotiana species are provided herein, the methods including i) receiving a tobacco material including at least one of a stalk material and a root material of a harvested plant of the nicotiana species; ii) delignifying the tobacco material to form a tobacco-derived pulp; and iii) hydrolyzing the tobacco-derived pulp to form a hydrolyzed tobacco product including residual solids and a liquid including at least one tobacco-derived cellulosic sugar. A cellulosic sugar derived from hydrolyzed tobacco material including at least one of a tobacco stalk material and a tobacco root material of a harvested plant of the nicotiana species is also provided herein.
R.j. Reynolds Tobacco Company

Method of preparing palatability enhancer

Provided herein is a method of preparing a palatability enhancer for a food composition comprising: a) combining an animal fat, one or more edible agents, an alkaline agent and water at a temperature of up to 45° c. To form a mixture, wherein the edible agents are selected from amino acids, sugars, vitamins, flavorants and flavor precursors, b) heating the mixture to a temperature of 96° c.
Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc.

Method for electrical treatment of fluid medium containing biological matter and a system for its implementation

A method for electrical treatment of a fluid medium with distributed therein cells of biological material is disclosed. The method is suitable for treatment of plant biological matter such as raw, dried, or powdered flowers, roots, algae, stems, peels, seeds, fruits and the like; animal sludge, municipal waste solids and water, including increase of methane production in digester, fish or poultry solid wastes.
Decant Treatment Systems, Llc

Process for isolating c5 sugars from biomass hydrolyzate

Provided are processes for isolating hemicellulose-based sugar from a biomass. The process includes providing a biomass hydrolyzate including a c5 sugar, forming a boronic ester or diester of the c5 sugar, extracting the boronic ester of diester of the c5 sugar, precipitating the c5 sugar using a boron capture agent, and isolating the c5 sugar from the precipitate.
University Of Louisville Research Foundation, Inc.

Glazed baked snack food products and glaze for same

A sugar coating or glaze with reducing sugars greater than about 16.5% and a viscosity ranging between 170 and 650 cp is applied onto an uncooked dough product during a continuous process in the production of baked snack foods. The sugar coating has a ph of between about 1.7-3.3.
The Quaker Oats Company

Methods and compositions for production of acetaldehyde

The present disclosure provides methods for producing acetaldehyde from renewable biological resources, for example, from a fermentable substrate, with the advantages of energy efficiency and ease of purification. Particular embodiments, feature the production of acetaldehyde from pyruvate, wherein the pyruvate is generated from various carbon sources (e.g., sugars) by pyruvate-producing microorganisms.

Stable enzymes by glycation reduction

The present teachings provide enzymes with improved stability arising from reduced glycation. Glycation reduction can be achieved by a variety of means, including protein engineering, heating to remove background ground starch hydrolytic activity, diafiltration afiltration, and various formulation approaches including non-inclusion of problematic sugars, and inclusion of resistant starches..
Danisco Us Inc.

Process for the extraction of lipids and sugars from algal biomass

Process for the extraction of lipids and sugars from algal biomass, which comprises: —producing an aqueous suspension of algal biomass; —bringing the ph of said aqueous suspension of algal biomass to a value higher than or equal to 10, preferably ranging from 10.2 to 12, obtaining an aqueous suspension of algal biomass at basic ph; —adding at least one anionic flocculant to said aqueous suspension of algal biomass at basic ph obtaining a concentrated algal biomass; —recovering said concentrated algal biomass; —subjecting said concentrated algal biomass to extraction of the lipids obtaining: (i) an organic phase comprising lipids; (ii) a semi-solid phase comprising a residue of said algal biomass; —subjecting said semi-solid phase (ii) to hydrolysis obtaining sugars. The lipids thus obtained can be advantageously used in the production of biodiesel or green diesel which can be used as such, or in a mixture with other fuels for motor vehicles.
Eni S.p.a.

Solid preparations containing pelargonium sidoides extracts and silicic acid compound, and preparing method thereof

The present invention relates to a solid preparation including a pelargonium sidoides extract and a silicic acid compound, which is allowed to be formulated in a solid form by direct adsorption of the pelargonium sidoides extract onto a silicic acid compound, and a preparation method thereof. Since the solid preparation including the pelargonium sidoides extract and the silicic acid compound of the present invention has higher stability than a liquid preparation such as syrup, and has no additives such as sugars, there is no concern about microbial contamination or spoilage of the preparation.
Korea United Pharm. Inc.

Sulfite-based processes for producing nanocellulose, and compositions and products produced therefrom

Processes disclosed are capable of converting biomass into high-crystallinity nanocellulose with low mechanical energy input. In some variations, the process includes fractionating biomass with sulfur dioxide or a sulfite compound and water, to generate cellulose-rich solids and a liquid containing hemicellulose and lignin; and mechanically treating the cellulose-rich solids to form nanofibrils and/or nanocrystals.
Api Intellectual Property Holdings, Llc

Methods for high yield production of furans from biomass sugars at mild operating conditions

Facile methods for high-yield furfural and hmf production from biomass sugars are described. The methods generally involve converting the biomass sugars in high yield to their ketose isomers, resulting in furan production under low temperature and pressure conditions with efficient recycling of the process streams..
The University Of Toledo

Processes for consuming acetic acid during fermentation of cellulosic sugars, and products produced therefrom

This invention provides a way to deal with acetic acid derived from biomass, for fermentation of cellulosic sugars. In some variations, a process for producing ethanol from lignocellulosic biomass comprises: extracting hemicelluloses and acetic acid from lignocellulosic biomass; hydrolyzing the hemicelluloses, using an acid catalyst or enzymes, to generate hemicellulose monomers and more acetic acid; fermenting acetic acid to lipids using a suitable lipid-producing microorganism, thereby reducing acetic acid concentration; fermenting hemicellulose monomers to ethanol using a suitable ethanol-producing microorganism; and recovering the ethanol.
Api Intellectual Property Holdings, Llc





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