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 Novel process for conversion of hemicellulose into c5 sugars using ionic liquids patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailHeat-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 patent thumbnailImproved 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 patent thumbnailProcess 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 patent thumbnailProcess 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 patent thumbnailProduction 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 patent thumbnailRegeneration 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 patent thumbnailLectin 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 patent thumbnailMethod 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 patent thumbnailExcipients 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

Field application of sugars to increase crop yield

Enhancement of crop yields through the application of sugars, for example, monosaccharides, and/or disaccharides and/or polysaccharides, to soil. Application of the sugars is at a rate of at least 25 pounds per acre, more preferably at least 50 pounds per acre, and more preferably at rates of between 100-250 pounds per acre or more regardless of a solid or liquid application.
Minn-dak Farmers Cooperative

Dietary regime for treatment of acne and other inflammatory skin conditions

Disclosed herein is a method for preventing or controlling an inflammatory skin disorder (such as acne) in a subject. The method comprises administering to the subject a diet that is low in fructose, oligosaccharides and/or polyol sugars..
Red Pinnace Limited

Melt compounding and fractionation of lignocellulosic biomass and products produced therefrom

Methods and processes to fractionate and/or convert cellulosic material into accessible sugar and chemical intermediates is provided. A method of embodiments of the invention includes processing lignocellulosic biomass by mixing lignocellulosic biomass and glycerol to form a biomass slurry, and heating and shearing the biomass slurry at a temperature ranging from 100° c.
Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.

Activated sugars

Kinase and nucleotidyltransferase enzymes for the production of activated sugars have been developed. These enzymes have improved stability for industrial application and relaxed specificity towards a variety of sugars.
Zuchem, Inc.

Drying techniques for microfluidic and other systems

The present invention generally relates to microfluidics, and to spray drying and other drying techniques. Various embodiments of the invention are generally directed to systems and methods for drying fluids contained within a channel such as a microfluidic channel.
President And Fellows Of Harvard College

Nucleic acid ligand diagnostic biochip

A nucleic acid ligand “biochip” is disclosed, consisting of a solid support to which one or more specific nucleic acid ligands is attached in a spatially defined manner. Each nucleic acid ligand binds specifically and avidly to a particular target molecule contained within a test mixture, such as a bodily fluid.
Somalogic, Inc.

Aqueous ink composition for writing instruments

Provided is an aqueous ink composition for a writing instrument which is inhibited in time-dependent heterogeneity (difference in viscosity between up- and down-sides) in viscosity distribution in an aqueous ink composition containing an oxidized cellulose and which is excellent in time-dependent viscosity distribution stability. The above aqueous ink composition for a writing instrument includes, for example, an aqueous ink composition containing at least 0.05 to 1.5% by mass of an oxidized cellulose and 0.001 to 30% by mass of sugars having a weight average molecular weight of 5000 or less..
Mitsubishi Pencil Company, Limited

Field application of sugars to increase crop yield

Enhancement of crop yields through the application of sugars, for example, monosaccharides, and/or disaccharides and/or polysaccharides, to soil. Application of the sugars is at a rate of at least 25 pounds per acre, more preferably at least 50 pounds per acre, and more preferably at rates of between 100-250 pounds per acre or more regardless of a solid or liquid application.
Minn-dak Farmers Cooperative

Novel post-treatment to enhance the enzymatic hydrolysis of pretreated lignocellulosic biomass

The present disclosure relates to a process for extracting sugars from a pretreated lignocellulosic biomass. This process consists of contacting the pretreated lignocellulosic biomass with low charges of an aqueous peroxy acid (pa) solution to produce a liquid fraction (containing a small amount of lignin and hemicellulose degradation products) and a solid fraction containing cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin.
Fpinnovations

Hydrogen-containing drink that contains functional ingredient

A hydrogen-containing drink containing a functional ingredient such as tea and hydrogen water, which maintains a high dissolved hydrogen concentration. A hydrogen-containing drink wherein at least one functional ingredient selected from the group consisting of teas; fruits, vegetables, and plants; sugars and sweeteners; polyphenols; vitamins and coenzymes; amino acids and proteins; oxidoreductases; citric acids; and yeast extracts and polydextroses is blended in hydrogen water, the hydrogen-containing drink being prepared by: degassing water as a raw material, dissolving hydrogen gas in the degassed water through a gas-permeable hollow fiber membrane so as to produce hydrogen water, and dissolving or mixing the functional ingredient in the produced hydrogen water, or dissolving or mixing the functional ingredient in water as a raw material, degassing the obtained solution or mixture, and dissolving hydrogen gas in the degassed solution or mixture through a gas-permeable hollow fiber membrane..
Shefco Co., Ltd.

Production of fermentable sugars and lignin from biomass using supercritical fluids

Methods are disclosed for the continuous treatment of biomass comprising a pretreatment step, wherein said biomass is contacted with a first supercritical, near-critical, or sub-critical fluid to form a solid matrix and a first liquid fraction; and a hydrolysis step, wherein said solid matrix formed in said pretreatment step is contacted with a second supercritical or near-supercritical fluid to produce a second liquid fraction and an insoluble lignin-containing fraction. Also disclosed are apparatuses for the continuous conversion of biomass comprising a pretreatment reactor and a hydrolysis reactor associated with said pretreatment reactor..
Renmatix, Inc.

Hydrothermal-mechanical conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to ethanol or other fermentation products

A low-cost process is provided to render lignocellulosic biomass accessible to cellulase enzymes, to produce fermentable sugars. Some variations provide a process to produce ethanol from lignocellulosic biomass (such as sugarcane bagasse or corn stover), comprising introducing a lignocellulosic biomass feedstock to a single-stage digestor; exposing the feedstock to a reaction solution comprising steam or liquid hot water within the digestor, to solubilize the hemicellulose in a liquid phase and to provide a cellulose-rich solid phase; refining the cellulose-rich solid phase, together with the liquid phase, in a mechanical refiner, thereby providing a mixture of refined cellulose-rich solids and the liquid phase; enzymatically hydrolyzing the mixture in a hydrolysis reactor with cellulase enzymes, to generate fermentable sugars; and fermenting the fermentable sugars to produce ethanol.
Api Intellectual Property Holdings, Llc

Methods of treating poxviral infections

Provided are methods of treating a disease or condition caused by or associated with a virus belonging to the poxviridae family using iminosugars, such as dnj derivatives.. .
University Of Oxford

Methods of treating orthomyxoviral infections

Provided are novel iminosugars and methods of treating and/or preventing a disease or condition caused by or associated with a virus belonging to the orthomyxoviridae family using iminosugars, such as dnj derivatives.. .
University Of Oxford

High quality protein concentrate from canola meal

The present invention describes fungal conversion methods for reduction of glucosinolates (gls), fiber and residual sugars to increase the protein content and nutritional value of canola meal, including canola-based protein products (cbpp) generated by said methods for use in animal feeds.. .
Prairie Aquatech, Dast Llc

Process for the production of sugars from biomass

Process for the production of sugars from biomass including at least one polysaccharide which comprises putting a biomass in contact with an aqueous solution of at least one organic acid having from 1 to 6 carbon atoms, preferably from 1 to 3 carbon atoms, the ph of said aqueous solution being ranging from 0.6 to 1.6, preferably ranging from 0.9 to 1.3. The sugars thus obtained can be advantageously used as carbon sources in fermentation processes for the production of alcohols (e.g., ethanol, butanol), diols (e.g., 1,3-propanediol, 1,3-butanediol, 1,4-butanediol, 2,3-butanediol), lipids, or other intermediates or products.
Versalis S.p.a.

Nanocellulose production using lignosulfonic acid

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 lignosulfonic acids, to generate cellulose-rich solids; and mechanically treating the cellulose-rich solids to form nanofibrils and/or nanocrystals.
Api Intellectual Property Holdings, Llc

Processes and lignin separation in biorefineries

The present invention generally provides methods of improving lignin separation during biomass fractionation with an acid to release sugars and a solvent for lignin (such as ethanol). In some embodiments, a digestor is employed to fractionating a feedstock in the presence of a solvent for lignin, sulfur dioxide, and water, to produce a liquor containing hemicellulose, cellulose-rich solids, and lignin.
Api Intellectual Property Holdings, Llc

Oxidation process

A process utilizing nitric acid and oxygen as co-oxidants to oxidize aldehydes, alcohols, polyols, preferably carbohydrates, specifically reducing sugars to produce the corresponding carboxylic acids.. .
Rivertop Renewables, Inc.





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