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Bacteria or actinomycetales; media therefor

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435 - Chemistry: molecular biology and microbiology

435243000 - MICRO-ORGANISM, PER SE (E.G., PROTOZOA, ETC.); COMPOSITIONS THEREOF; PROCES OF PROPAGATING, MAINTAINING OR PRESERVING MICRO-ORGANISMS OR COMPOSITIONS THEREOF; PROCESS OF PREPARING OR ISOLATING A COMPOSITION CONTAINING A MICRO-ORGANISM; CULTURE MEDIA THEREFOR

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
435252300 Transformants (e.g., recombinant DNA or vector or foreign or exogenous gene containing, fused bacteria, etc.) 162
435252500 Bacillus (e.g., B. subtilis, B. thuringiensis, etc.) 23
435252900 Lactobacillus, pediococcus, or leuconostoc 23
435253600 Culture media, per se 21
435252800 Escherichia (e.g., E. coli, etc.) or salmonella 12
435252400 Mixed culture 9
435252700 Clostridium 8
435253500 Streptomyces 5
20120202273Enzymatic Conversion Of Blood Group A, B, And AB Red Blood Cells Using Alpha-N-Acetylgalactosaminidases and Alpha-Galactosidases With Unique Substrate Specificities And Kinetic Properties - This invention relates to enzymatic removal of type A and B antigens from blood group A, B, and AB reactive cells in blood products, and thereby converting these to non-A and non-B reactive cells. The invention further relates to using unique α-N-acetylgalactosaminidases and α-galactosidases with superior kinetic properties for removing the immunodominant monosaccharides of the blood group A and B antigens and improved performance in enzymatic conversion of red blood cells. The preferred unique α-N-acetylgalactosaminidases and α-galactosidases exhibit the following characteristics: (i) exclusive, preferred or no less than 10% substrate specificity for the type A and B branched polysaccharide structures relative to measurable activity with simple mono- and disaccharide structures and aglycon derivatives hereof; (ii) optimal performance at neutral pH with blood group oligosaccharides and in enzymatic conversion of cells; and (iii) a favorable kinetic constant K08-09-2012
20090186399STREPTOMYCES STRAIN AND THE METHOD OF CONVERTING FERULIC ACID TO VANILLIN BY USING THE SAME - A method of vanillin production from ferulic acid with a high concentration by biotransformation using a 07-23-2009
20110151546GLYCOPEPTIDE ANTIBIOTICS - The invention provides compounds of formula06-23-2011
20100021990HIGH THROUGHPUT BIOPROCESS APPARATUS - The invention relates to a multiple bioreactor system comprising a plurality of bioreactors, a source of pressurised fluid, and distribution means for distributing the fluid to the bioreactors, wherein the bioreactor system includes backpressure creating means presented by, before or after each bioreactor and the source of pressurised fluid such that each backpressure creating means provides a resistance to the flow of the pressurised fluid which is greater than the resistance to flow between each backpressure creating means. The invention further relates to A method of operating a multiple bioreactor system comprising providing a plurality of bioreactors, a source of pressurised fluid, and distribution means for distributing the fluid to the bioreactors, wherein the bioreactor system includes backpressure creating means presented by each bioreactor or located between each bioreactor and the source of pressurised fluid such that each backpressure creating means provides a resistance to the flow of the pressurised fluid which is greater than the resistance to flow between each backpressure creating means and operating the system.01-28-2010
20130189764SELECTIVE GROWTH MEDIA - Disclosed is a method of selectively inhibiting growth of non-target cells in a mixed population of target and non-target cells, the method comprising the steps of: (a) contacting the mixed population with a selective agent which comprises a carrier moiety linked by a scissile linkage to a toxic moiety; wherein the selective agent is able to enter non-target cells in which the scissile linkage is cleaved, releasing the toxic moiety to exert a toxic effect on the non-target cells causing inhibition of the growth of the non-target cells, whereas the selective agent is unable to enter target cells and/or the scissile linkage is not cleaved in target cells and/or toxic moiety, if released from the selective agent, does not exert a toxic effect on the target cell; and (b) culturing the cells in conditions which allow for growth of non-inhibited cells.07-25-2013
435253100 Mycobacterium 5
20130059364CULTIVATION OF DISPERSED MYCOBACTERIA - The present invention relates to a culture medium for disperse mycobacteria comprising at least one detergent and an antifoam agent, whereby said antifoam agent is a member of the silicone family. In addition, the invention provides for methods for the activation of dipressed mycobacteria, for obtaining a standardized mycobyterial culture or for the production of (a), purified protein derivates(s) (PDD) which comprise the cultivation of mycobacteria in the active medium disclosed herein. Furthermore, the use of standardized mycobacterial cultures obtained by the method of the invention for the preparation of pharmaceutical or diagnostic compositions is described.03-07-2013
20110033914In Vitro Model of Latent Mycobacterial Infection - A method of inducing latency in 02-10-2011
20110033915In Vitro Model of Latent Mycobacterial Infection - A method of inducing latency in 02-10-2011
20110076746Medium and Method for Culturing Mycobacterium Avium Subspecies Paratuberculosis - The present invention provides a growth medium and kit containing a nicotine analog and use of the same in a method for enhancing the growth of 03-31-2011
20110263003Microbacterial Peptide Deformylase - The present invention relates to the design of the Antisense-oligonucleotide complementary to the specific region of peptide deformylase gene from 10-27-2011
435253300 Pseudomonas 5
20090017525S-TRIAZINE-HERBICIDE-DEGRADING BACTERIA, PRODUCT FOR THE BIOREMEDIATION AND METHOD OF BIOREMEDIATION - The present invention provides a bacterial strain which is able to degrade or mineralize s-triazine compounds, such as simazine, which corresponds to 01-15-2009
20090263887IDENTIFICATION, CHARACTERIZATION, AND APPLICATION OF PSEUDOMONAS STUTZERI (LH4:15), USEFUL IN MICROBIALLY ENHANCED OIL RELEASE - The present disclosure relates to isolation and identification of unique 10-22-2009
20100167380Process for the Production of Organic Formulation of Bio-Pesticide Pseudomonas Fluorescens - This invention relates to a process for the production of organic formulation of bio pesticide containing 07-01-2010
20120301951PREVENTION OF CONTAMINATION OF NUTRIENT FEED RESERVOIRS & FEED LINES IN BIOREACTOR SYSTEMS - A method to prevent contamination of feed line(s) and nutrient feed reservoirs(s) is disclosed. In this method the growth medium which flows from the nutrient feed reservoir through the feed line to the bioreactor contains at least one nutritional component supplied at a concentration which is inhibitory to cell growth. The inhibitory nutritional component in the growth medium prevents back growth of cells from the bioreactor into the feed line(s). The growth medium with inhibitory nutritional component is diluted prior to or at entering the bioreactor.11-29-2012
20090191612Biological process for color reduction of pulp and paper effluent - The present invention relates to a bacterium strain of accession no. MTCC 5099, a process for the preparation of inoculum of the said strain, and a process for the reduction of color from pulp mill effluent using the above said inoculum, which comprises steps of inoculating appropriate aliquots of the pulp and paper mill effluent with the cell slurry obtained, incubating the mixture at about 37 degree C. at about 100 rpm for time duration ranging between 24-48 hours, assessing color and total lignin levels to determine the color removal efficiency of the above said bacterium.07-30-2009
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20110201092LISTERIA ATTENUATED FOR ENTRY INTO NON-PHAGOCYTIC CELLS, VACCINES COMPRISING THE LISTERIA, AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF - The present invention provides 08-18-2011
20120171752Water/Carbonate Stripping For CO2 Capture Adsorber Regeneration And CO2 Delivery To Photoautotrophs - The invention provides systems and methods for the delivery of carbon to photoautotrophs. The invention utilizes low energy regeneration of adsorbent for CO07-05-2012
20120171751NOVEL MICROBE, LIPID MODIFYING AGENT, PROCESS FOR PRODUCING 2-ACYL-LYSOPHOSPHOLIPID, PROCESS FOR PRODUCING DIACYLGLYCEROL, PROCESS FOR PRODUCING CERAMIDE, AND METHOD OF DEGUMMING OIL OR FAT - A new supply source of enzymes useful for modification of phospholipids for example, and a method for producing 2-acyl lysophospholipid, a method for producing monoacylglycerol, and a method for producing ceramide, as well as a new method for degumming fat and oil. A novel microorganism is provided, which belongs to 07-05-2012
20100047899PROCESS FOR CELLULAR PRODUCTION OF BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE COMPOUNDS - A process of increasing the cellular production of biologically active compounds is provided. The process is particularly useful for increasing antibiotic production by bacterial cells. The process includes the step of inhibiting the activity of methylmalonyl-CoA mutase.02-25-2010
20110014683System and Method for Growing Photosynthetic Cells - Disclosed are a system and method for growing photosynthetic cells in conduit. The system and method supply light, CO2 and nutrients to the cells. The system and method also dampen thermal variations in the conduit.01-20-2011
20110020909Methods Of Culturing Lawsonia Intracellularis - The present invention relates generally to the growth of 01-27-2011
20100086988NOVEL LACTIC ACID BACTERIA - The present invention relates to bacteria of a genus 04-08-2010
20120135502NOVEL SELF-DYING RECOMBINANT MICROORGANISM FOR MEASURING SOIL AND WATER CONTAMINATION - Provided is 05-31-2012
20110281331ARID LAND SOIL CRUST RESTORATION - The present invention relates to a process for restoring disturbed arid land soil crust. According to the process, site-sourced biological soil crusts (BSC) serve as sources for liquid suspension inoculants onto degraded arid lands. The BSC are gathered from near the disturbed site, and organisms from them are cultured, replicated and multiplied many times, preferably off-site. Then, this inoculant resulting from the indigenous population is distributed live and active in a liquid suspension over the entire area of the disturbed site.11-17-2011
20110281333METHANE PRODUCTION FROM SINGLE-CELL ORGANISMS - The present invention relates to a method for enhancing the growth of single-cell organisms, such as methanogens. The growth of the single cell organisms includes consuming carbon dioxide to produce methane. The method can include providing a porous solid having an internal surface with a surface charge density, adhering the single-cell organism to the internal surface of the porous solid, populating the internal surface with the single-celled organism at least to confluence, introducing to the single-cell organism essential macronutrients consumed in the production of methane, and controlling the temperature conditions and pH conditions to allow the single-cell organism to produce methane.11-17-2011
20110281332OCHROBACTRUM SP. FOR DEGRADING TETRABROMOBISPHENOL-A (TBBPA) AND ITS APPLICATION - The invention discloses an 11-17-2011
20110281330MINICELLS EXPRESSING ANTIBODIES OR DERIVATIVES THEREOF AND COMPRISING BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE COMPOUNDS - Minicells are used to deliver biologically active compounds including radioisotopes, polypeptides, nucleic acids, small molecules, drug molecules, and chemotherapeutic agents. In some cases, the minicell displays ligands or binding moieties that target the minicell to a desired host cell.11-17-2011
20090087896Live bacteria liquid product applicator and remote management system therefore - An applicator machine for applying a liquid carrier having live bacteria suspended therein, which are in a dormant state, to a target host comprising a pump having inlet and discharge sides, with the inlet side of the pump being in fluid communication with the liquid carrier. A first fluid conduit extends from the discharge side of the pump to an air induction nozzle which is in communication with a source of air under pressure. A flow control is imposed in the first conduit for adjusting the amount of liquid carrier passing therethrough. The pump and the air supply for the air induction nozzle are operatively connected to a power supply. The pump, when activated, causes the liquid carrier to be pumped to the air induction nozzle wherein the liquid carrier is mixed with air to create small droplets thereof for spraying onto the target host. A remote management system for the machine(s) is also provided.04-02-2009
20100099166Compositions and Methods for Enhancing Plant Growth by Chemical Oxygenation of Soils - Chemical combinations known to be used for odor control are provisioned for enhancing growth of a plant. The chemical combinations preferably include a stable, aqueous solution of a surfactant and a chemical source of oxygen. There are numerous ways by which one could learn that such combinations have utility in odor control. In preferred methods a manufacturer, distributor, retailer, farmer or other entity is informed of such through reading a journal article or other publication, or by a receiving a letter, fax, or email. The combinations can be used to reduce consumption of irrigation water and to increase a crop yield, each by at least 5-25%, as a consequence of applying the solution to a soil.04-22-2010
20120107915METHOD FOR HIGH-THROUGHPUT IDENTIFICATION OF MICROBIAL ANTAGONISTS AGAINST PATHOGENS - The present invention relates to high-throughput methods of screening biological samples to identify microorganisms having potential utilities as biocontrol agents. The methods include, for example, the use of multitest platforms for the simultaneous identification of microorganisms having biocontrol activity, including those useful in improving plant, animal, and human health. In particular, the present invention provides screening methods suitable for identification of microorganisms having potential applications in combating diseases caused by plant pathogens. The disclosure also provides microorganisms having biocontrol activity that are identified by the screening methods disclosed herein.05-03-2012
20090263884MULTI-ACTION DRAIN CLEANING COMPOSITION AND METHOD - The present invention relates to aspects of drain cleaning compositions, methods, and systems involving multiple levels of attack to facilitate decomposition of clogs in pipe systems. Aspects of the invention relate to a multi-action drain cleaning composition including chemical and biological components capable of producing an exothermic reaction, an oxidation reaction, and an enzymatic reaction. Generally, the chemical components act immediately to clear a clog in a pipe system and the biological components act over a longer period of time to provide longer-term maintenance of the pipe system. Additional aspects of the invention relate to a composition for use as a component of a multi-action drain cleaner that includes bacteria selectively cultured to subsist in a peroxygen-rich environment, a high-heat environment, and/or a high-pH environment. A bio-film for reducing or preventing a buildup of organic material in a pipe system including a matrix and a selectively cultured bacteria is also provided.10-22-2009
20100099165Method for growing bacteria - A biomass generator useful for continuously growing and withdrawing bacteria to be used in a desired beneficial application, the generator having a bacteria growth chamber; water and nutrient inlet ports; upper and lower outlet ports; a recirculating pump withdrawing and reintroducing fluid to establish a vortex in the growth chamber while controlling foaming and pump cavitation; a low pressure air inlet line discharging air inside the growth chamber above the vortex; a fluid discharge line receiving bacteria-containing fluid from the upper outlet port of the growth chamber; a flush line discharging wash water into the fluid discharge line; and an electrical controller cooperating with solenoid-operated valves and a feeder mechanism to periodically introduce water and nutrients into the chamber, thereby simultaneously causing bacteria-containing fluid to be discharged from the growth chamber through the upper outlet port. A method for growing bacteria using the subject apparatus is also disclosed.04-22-2010
20120295332SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DELIVERING OXYGEN TO A VESSEL - Oxygen is delivered into a liquid contained within a vessel. Oxygen-rich gas is introduced at an inner mixing region of a vessel toward an agitating element for dissolving some of the oxygen into the liquid. Air is introduced to the liquid at a location different from where the oxygen-rich gas is introduced, minimizing coalescing of bubbles of the oxygen-rich gas and air bubbles. Running the agitating element in the vessel may induce mixing of the liquid and improve oxygen dissolution. Movement of the air bubbles can also generate a mixing effect on the liquid, yet independent from mixing caused by the agitating element. In some embodiments, currents produced by the agitating element are asymmetric with respect to a vertical axis of the vessel. Air bubbles may also form an asymmetric configuration of bubbles about the vertical axis.11-22-2012
20080206839Use of Thermophilic Sulphate-Reducing Archaea For the Implementation of a Process For the Degradation of Hydrocarbons - The aim of the invention is to use sulphate-reducing thermophilic archaeobacteria for carrying out a method for degrading linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated, when necessary sulphur, aromatic hydrocarbons under anaerobic conditions.08-28-2008
20100279387METHOD FOR REMEDIATION OF SOIL CONTAINING CYANOGEN COMPOUND, AND MICROORGANISM FOR USE IN THE REMEDIATION METHOD - The present invention relates to a method for remediation of a cyanogen compound contained in a soil efficiently and reliably. The method comprises adding a microorganism which belongs to the genus 11-04-2010
20090170185CHOLESTEROL ABSORPTION INHIBITOR - To provide a bacterium belonging to the genus 07-02-2009
20100248331SELECTIVE GROWTH MEDIA - Disclosed is a method of selectively inhibiting for growth of non-target cells in a mixed population of target and non-target cells, the method comprising the steps of: (a) contacting the mixed population with a selective agent which comprises a carrier moiety linked by a scissile linkage to a toxic moiety; wherein the selective agent is able to enter non-target cells in which the scissile linkage is cleaved, releasing the toxic moiety to exert a toxic effect on the non-target cells causing inhibition of the growth of the non-target cells, whereas the selective agent is unable to enter target cells and/or the scissile linkage is not cleaved in target cells and/or toxic moiety, if released from the selective agent, does not exert a toxic effect on the target cell; and (b) culturing the cells in conditions which allow for growth of non-inhibited cells.09-30-2010
20100297735COMPOUND WS 727713 - The present invention relates to a new compound useful as a modulator of melanocortin receptors. In particular, the present invention relates to a compound WS727713, a process for production of the compound by culturing, in a culture medium, a WS727713-producing strain belonging to 11-25-2010
20100159565Toxin-Eating Bacteria and Bioremediation - Bacteria that can use antibiotics as a carbon source are provided. Methods and bacteria useful for bioremediation are also provided.06-24-2010
20100261255PROCESS, ADAPTED MICROBES, COMPOSITION AND APPARATUS FOR PURIFICATION OF INDUSTRIAL BRINE - Process for purifying brine including providing an aqueous brine solution comprising one or more inorganic salts, one or more organic compounds, and optionally one or more microbial nutrients other than microbial nutrients comprised in the one or more inorganic salts and the one or more organic compounds and conducting at least one unit operation for removing organic compounds from the aqueous brine solution provided in step (1) to obtain a first purified brine solution, wherein the at least one unit operation comprises contacting the aqueous brine solution with living microbes capable of oxidizing the organic compounds in the presence of oxygen.10-14-2010
20100151557METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ESTABLISHING AN ORGANISM - A method and device for establishing at least one plant in a first growing medium, comprising locating at least one device adjacent a first growing medium such that at least a portion of the or each said device is in contact with said first growing medium, the or each said device having a second growing medium contained within at least one substantially sealed bag, the or each bag having at least one first aperture and at least one second aperture therein, at least one of each of the first and second apertures being on substantially opposing sides of said bag.06-17-2010
20120196351Process for the Preparation of Talc Based Formulation for LDPE-Degrading Bacterial Consortia - This invention is a process for the preparation of talc based formulation for LDPE-degrading bacterial consortia. The process comprises preparing an active consortium. The active consortium is divided into four parts in centrifuge tubes. The tubes are spun at 5000 rpm. A supernatant is decanted from the tubes. The tubes are vortexed. Talc is added to each tube. The tubes with talc are again vortexed for some time to produce a homogeneous mixture. The mixture is poured into glass dishes. The dishes are kept at room temperature as aseptically for drying.08-02-2012
20120196350BACTERIUM THAT CAN PERFORM COMPLETE DECHLORINATION OF TRICHLOROETHENE AND THE METHOD TO DECHLORINATE SOILS OR GROUND WATER CONTAMINATED WITH TRICHLOROETHENE USING THE BACTERIUM - The bacterium that can perform complete dechlorination of trichloroethene, and the bacteria consortium containing the bacterium are provided, and the method to dechlorinate soils or ground water contaminated with trichloroethene using the bacterium is also provide.08-02-2012
20120142079MINICELL BASED DELIVERY OF BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE COMPOUNDS - Minicells are used to deliver biologically active compounds including radioisotopes, polypeptides, nucleic acids, small molecules, drug molecules, and chemotherapeutic agents. In some cases, the minicell displays ligands or binding moieties that target the minicell to a desired host cell.06-07-2012
20110027864PROCESS FOR PREPARING 2-HYDROXY-4-SUBSTITUTED PYRIDINES - A process for preparing a 2-hydroxy-4-substituted pyridine compound using a microbiological method, a novel microorganism, and a novel compound are provided.02-03-2011
20080311644Amino Methylated 2-Pyridinones - Novel amino methylated 2-pyridinones, precursors, intermediates, and derivatives; the methods for the preparation of the same; uses of the same for inhibiting pili formation in bacteria; and pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds are described in this application. The present compounds may be employed to inhibit biofilm formation and thereby inhibit adherence of bacteria to a host cell.12-18-2008
20110129903Method of making an artificial micro-gland using taxis - A method is used for making an artificial micro-gland by taxis. A monodisperse multiple emulsion is produced with a first fluid; a second fluid confined within the first fluid; a third fluid within the second fluid. Interfaces between the fluids permit living cells dispersed in the one of the fluids to migrate towards an adjacent fluid having a different concentration of an agent affecting the metabolic activity of the living cells. Waiting, usually about 30 minutes, allows the living cells to migrate to the interface, forming the continuous membrane. Once formed, the artificial micro-gland is removed from the remains of the emulsion. The artificial micro-gland may also be given a second layer of different cells when the emission of the cells of the artificial micro-gland is used as the agent to attract the different cells. The method may also be used to produce an artificial micro-gland within an artificial micro-gland.06-02-2011
20090035840THERMACETOGENIUM PHAEUM CONSORTIUM FOR THE PRODUCTION OF MATERIALS WITH ENHANCED HYDROGEN CONTENT - An isolated microbial consortium is described that includes a first microbial consortium having 02-05-2009
20110129902Microbial strain Alteromonas SP. SN2 for degrading polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon - The present invention relates to a novel microbial strain, 06-02-2011
20100015688NOVEL MICROORGANISM CAPABLE OF DEGRADING DIPHENYLARSINIC ACID - Disclosed are: a microorganism capable of degrading diphenylarsinic acid; a method for degrading diphenylarsinic acid by using the microorganism; a method for clean-up of a contaminated soil by using the microorganism; an agent for degrading diphenylarsinic acid, which comprises the microorganism; and a cleaning agent for a contaminated soil or groundwater, which comprises the microorganism. Specifically disclosed are: a microorganism belonging to the genus 01-21-2010
20100068788NOVEL MICROORGANISM CAPABLE OF MICROBIALLY DECOMPOSING CHLORO-, METHYLTHIO- AND METHOXY-TRIAZINE AGRICHEMICALS - Disclosed are: a novel microorganism which can decompose a methylthiotriazine compound (particularly, simetryn, dimethametryn, prometryn), a chlorotriazine compound (particularly, simazine, atrazine, propazine) and a methoxytriazine compound (particularly, simeton, atraton, prometon) which have been frequently used as agrichemicals or the like; and a method for decomposing a methylthiotriazine compound, a chlorotriazine compound and/or a methoxytriazine compound by using the microorganism. Specifically disclosed are: a novel bacterium 03-18-2010
20090029442ESTROGENIC SUBSTANCE DEGRADABLE MICROORGANISM AND USE THEREOF - A microorganism capable of degrading an estrogenic substance contained in wastewater and the like; a method for the simple and effective degradation of an estrogenic substance contained in domestic wastewater, wastewater discharged from a livestock farm, or the like by using the microorganism; and an apparatus for achieving the degradation are provided. An estrogenic substance-degrading microorganism which belongs to the genus 01-29-2009
20110053251REAGENTS FOR LYSIS OF BACTERIAL CELLS - The invention provides a composition containing an aqueous liquid phase, bacterial cells, and an ionic compound dissolved in the liquid phase. The ionic compound is selected from the group consisting of 1-butyl-3-methyl-imidazolium-thiocyanate, 1-butyl-3-methyl-imidazolium-2(2-methoxy-ethoxy)ethylsulfate, 1-methyl-1-[4-(3-methyl-3H-imidazol-1-ium)-but-1-yl]-3H-imidazolium-di(toluylsulfate), and 1-butyl-3-methyl-imidazolium-octylsulfate. The compositions of the invention are advantageously used for preparing lysates of biological cells, particularly bacterial cells.03-03-2011
20100240115BIOANALYTICAL ASSAY - A nanoparticle having a detectable feature and whose diameter is less than 200 nm, and which is coated with multiple specific binding reactants such that the affinity constant of the nanoparticle towards an analyte exceeds that of free binding reactant towards the analyte and/or the association rate constant between the nanoparticle and the analyte exceeds the association rate constant between the free binding reactant and the analyte. Also disclosed is a homogenous assay based on a first group labeled with a luminescent energy donor nanoparticle and a second group labeled with an energy acceptor compound, where the donor has a long excited state lifetime, and the increase or decrease, respectively, in the energy transfer from the donor to the acceptor resulting from shortening or lengthening, respectively, of the distance between these groups, is measured.09-23-2010
20100330655CELLULOSE PRODUCTION BY FACULTATIVELY ANAEROBIC MICROORGANISMS - A method for producing bacterial cellulose, said method comprising culturing a biologically pure culture of a cellulose-producing 12-30-2010
20100330656Method for the Production of Overproducing Staphylococcus Aureus Strains - The present invention relates to a method for the production of an overproducing 12-30-2010
20100330654METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR HANDLING MICROBIAL SAMPLES - This invention pertains to the general field of microbiology, and more specifically to transfer, inoculation and/or streaking of micro-organisms, e.g. for the purpose of obtaining individual colonies. Provided is a method for streaking a microbial sample onto a solid carrier, comprising the steps of: a) contacting at least one ferromagnetic particle with a solid carrier, followed or preceded by providing the particle with at least part of said sample, and b) applying a magnetic field gradient to allow for magnetically controlled motion of said particle on said surface, such that at least part of the sample is streaked onto the solid carrier. Also provided is an apparatus for carrying out such method in an (semi-)automated fashion.12-30-2010
20100330653Method for Nutrient Pre-Loading of Microbial Cells - A method is provided for supporting the growth of selected microbial cells and for obstructing the growth of contaminants in a non-sterile system. In the method, the microbial cells are pre-loaded with a surplus amount of a chosen nutrient, such as phosphorus, other macronutrients, or micronutrients. Further, the chosen nutrient is greatly reduced, or eliminated, from the non-sterile system. Thereafter, the pre-loaded selected microbial cells are introduced into the non-sterile system. In the non-sterile system, the selected microbial cells rely on the surplus amount of the chosen nutrient to survive and grow. At the same time, contaminants such as non-selected microbial strains and bacteria starve from a lack of the chosen nutrient in the non-sterile system.12-30-2010
20100035328NOVEL MICROORGANISM - The present invention provides a novel microorganism suitable for production of hydrogen. The microorganism according to the present invention is a Thermoanaerobacterium thermosaccharolyticum strain with an accession number of FERM BP-10793, or its mutants.02-11-2010
20090203115Hydroponic Growing Enclosure and Method for Growing, Harvesting, Processing and Distributing Algae, Related Microrganisms and their By Products - Systems and methods for hydroponically growing microorganisms within a self-contained air-supported structure, in which microorganisms are grown in an organic slurry, harvested, and processed to obtain and process and distribute molecules useful for biofuel or other purposes.08-13-2009
20100190237COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR STORAGE OF BACTERIAL SUSPENSIONS - A medium composition is provided. The medium composition comprising about: NaCl/KCl 1.0-3.0%; Inositol/lactose/trehalose/dextran 0.5-7.0%; Mg/Ca 0.0-300 mM; Yeast Extract/Casamino acids 0.01-0.05%; BSA/egg albumin 0.02-1.0%; and Ethanol/methanol/propanol 0.1-3.5%.07-29-2010
20110263002COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR CONTINUOUS HARVESTING OF SUSPENSION GROWTH CULTURES - Embodiments herein concern compositions, methods and uses for harvesting suspension cultures or decontaminating waters. In certain embodiments, suspension microorganism cultures can comprise algal cultures. In some embodiments, harvesting suspension cultures may include using a composition capable of interacting with the culture in order to separate the culture from a liquid or media.10-27-2011
20100216216MICROORGANISM OF CORYNEBACTERIUM GENUS HAVING RESISTANCE TO KANAMYCIN AND ENHANCED L-LYSINE PRODUCTIVITY AND METHOD OF PRODUCING L-LYSINE USING THE SAME - Provided are a microorganism of 08-26-2010
20090093042BIOFILTER MEDIA TO REMOVE ODOUR CAUSING COMPOUNDS FROM WASTE GAS STREAMS - A biofilter media has one or more of a set of desired physical characteristics. The set of physical characteristics includes a sphericity of 0.75 to 1, a particle size of 1 to 16 or 4 to 8 mm, a uniformity coefficient of 2 or less and a surface area of 800 to 2000 m04-09-2009
20100178686Method and Apparatus for Providing a Photobioreactor - The present invention provides for a photobioreactor for the cultivation of photosynthetic microorganisms and comprises a hydraulic circuit through which an aqueous solution containing culture of at least one type of photosynthetic organism circulates and gets exposed to a light source. The photobioreactor also comprises a means for feeding carbon dioxide into the system, a means for oxygen degasification, and a means for injecting nutrients into the system. The hydraulic circuit is comprised of two open receiving channels at the same relative elevation, a set of transparent or translucent tubes which connect receiving channels to each other, and at least one fluid moving device to move the fluid from the first to the second receiving channels through the tubes. Each receiving channel also comprises a dam which assists in maintaining two different surface levels of the aqueous solution within the upstream and downstream portions of each receiving channel.07-15-2010
20110081706Method and system for efficient harvesting of microalgae and cyanobacteria - The high-speed centrifugation heretofore required for harvesting micro algae and cyanobacteria cultured for biofuels and other co-products is a major cost constraint. Mixing algae/cyanobacteria at high-density culture with far less alkali than previously assumed is sufficient to flocculate the cells. The amount of flocculant required is a function of the logarithm of cell density, and is not a linear function of cell density as had been thought. The least expensive alkali treatments are with slaked limestone or dolomite (calcium hydroxide and magnesium hydroxides). Further water can be removed from the floc by sedimentation, low speed centrifugation, dissolved air flotation or filtration, prior to further processing to separate oil from valuable co-products.04-07-2011
20110306115Environmental Remediation Material and Method of Making Same - An environmental remediation material and method for making the same which include processing an organic material to increase the internal surface and surface pore area thereof through pyrolysis, coating the pyrolyzed material with a non-polar substance to enhance the material's oleophilicity, and applying secondary processing treatments designed to optimize the material for preselected chemical remediation applications. The remediation material is insoluble in aqueous environments, free of environmentally hazardous chemicals or compounds and readily transportable and disposable following use.12-15-2011
20110165658PHOTOSYNTHETIC MICROORGANISMS ENRICHED IN SELENIUM USING SELENOHYDROXY ACID COMPOUNDS, USED THEREOF IN NUTRITION, COSMETICS AND PHARMACY - The invention relates to the enrichment of photosynthetic microorganisms in organic selenium using selenohydroxy acid compounds, in particular 2-hydroxy-4-methylselenobutanoic acid, in D or L form, or an enantiomer, salt or ester or amide derivative of these compounds, and also to the use of the microorganisms thus enriched in animal or human nutrition, in cosmetics or in pharmacy.07-07-2011
20090081763Novel protein-deamidating enzyme, microorganism producing the same, gene encoding the same, production process therefor, and use thereof - A method for the production of an enzyme, which comprises culturing in a medium a strain that belongs to a bacterium classified into Cytophagales or Actinomycetes, or a new bacterium 03-26-2009
20120070879REDUCTION OF ANTIBIOTIC ACTIVITY OR CONCENTRATION IN BIOLOGICAL SAMPLES USINGMOLECULARLY IMPRINTED POLYMERS - Methods of removing undesired compounds such as antibiotics from a biological sample are provided. The methods use Molecularly Imprinted Polymers (“MIPs”) to remove or inactivate antibiotics in a sample. The methods use MIPS to remove or inactivate compounds such as antibiotics in a cell culture.03-22-2012
20120122188LIVE ORGANISM PRODUCT - A live organism product wherein the organisms are in a dormant state and are suspended in a liquid carrier which is sufficiently devoid of moisture so that the organisms will remain in a dormant state for several months. The carrier is comprised of oil. The carrier may also include an absorbent. The product is stored and shipped in a plastic bag and is sprayed onto its target host or the like. The moisture and pH then activates the organisms.05-17-2012
20120122187METHOD FOR INCREASING THE CONCENTRATION OF COLONIES OF MICRO ORGANISMS IN A PROCESS FOR REMOVING CONTAMINANTS BY ANAEROBIC DIGESTION - The present invention refers to a process to increase the concentration of micro organisms' colonies which are formed on the surface of 05-17-2012
20090130740Automated biological growth and dispensing system - An automated biological growth and dispensing system utilizing a modular growing tank which is removable for replacement by another growing tank. Mechanisms for the delivery of air, water and/or nutrients are adapted to permit the growing tank to be readily coupled and uncoupled for easy and inexpensive replacement. Mechanisms for agitation may be integral and removable with the growing tank or may be adapted for a quick connection and disconnection with the growing tank. The growing tank may be disposable and each new growing tank may be provided as a sealed container including a starting amount of a biomass and/or nutrient.05-21-2009
20120135503MINICELL BASED DELIVERY OF BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE COMPOUNDS - Minicells are used to deliver biologically active compounds including radioisotopes, polypeptides, nucleic acids, small molecules, drug molecules, and chemotherapeutic agents. In some cases, the minicell displays ligands or binding moieties that target the minicell to a desired host cell.05-31-2012
20120077250METHOD FOR CULTURING PHOTOSYNTHETIC MICROORGANISMS ON MICROBIAL CELLULOSE - This invention provides methods for growing and maintaining photosynthetic microorganisms such as algae and cyanobacteria. More specifically, the invention provides methods of cultivation of photosynthetic microorganisms on bacterial cellulose.03-29-2012
20100047898Mixing pipette - A pipette includes a tubular body having an internal passage, a first end and a second end. The tubular body is deformed inward to create a narrow constriction or slit within the internal passage of the pipette. When vacuum is applied to the pipette and a solution is drawn into the pipette, the slit increases the velocity of the solution while gently deforming and separating clumps of matter (e.g., colonies of bacteria) contained in the solution. As the deformed bacterial colony passes through the slit, the bacteria solution is mixed due to turbulent flow within the pipette created by the increase in velocity. Bacteria colony size is further reduced by alternating the pipette flow direction to cycle the bacteria through the slit two or more times. A sloped entrance to the slit also prevents the oily bacteria from clogging the slit during cycle reversals.02-25-2010
20120178146BACTERIA CAPABLE OF DEGRADING MULTIPLE PETROLEUM COMPOUNDS IN SOLUTION IN AQUEOUS EFFLUENTS AND PROCESS FOR TREATING SAID EFFLUENTS - This invention relates to new 07-12-2012
20100009428CONTAINER, FROZEN MATERIAL PACKAGING BODY, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING PACKAGING BODY - A frozen culture packaged body configured so that it does not deform or burst even if the content and gas in the container inflate due to a temperature difference between before and after forming a frozen culture within the body, wherein the frozen culture packaged body is capable of performing hygienic administration of the content within, and wherein the frozen culture packaged body has a vent port covered with a filter material having microbial impermeability and air permeability is formed at least in a portion of the container.01-14-2010
20120264193METHOD FOR PRODUCING MEDIUM AND MEDIUM PRODUCED THEREBY - [Problem to be Solved]10-18-2012
20080299643Systems and Methods for Large-Scale Production and Harvesting of Oil-Rich Algae - Systems and methods for the growing of microorganisms such as algae, yeast, and bacteria are described. Seed fermentation units are associated with final fermentation ponds in various arrangements. Continuous, semicontinuous, fed batch, and batch modes of operation of the seed and final fermentations are included. Harvest methods for the cellular material and related products are described.12-04-2008
20110003367Material For Capturing Microbes, Device For Capturing Microbes, Method Of Capturing Microbes, And Method Of Producing Material For Capturing Microbes - The invention relates to a material for capturing microbes or the like, a device for capturing microbes or the like, a method of capturing microbes or the like, and a method of producing a material for capturing microbes or the like, and has an object of using a pulverizable resin whereby a minor amount of microbes or the like contained in a large amount of a liquid, or microbes or the like contained in a small amount of a liquid can be captured efficiently, quickly, labor-savingly, and reliably. Disclosed is: a material for capturing microbes or the like, which comprises irregular-shaped powdery grains made of a pulverizable adsorbent resin and distributed in a predetermined grain size range, and which can adsorb or bond to a target such as a microbe contained in a liquid; a device for capturing microbes or the like; and a method of capturing microbes or the like.01-06-2011
20090209023METHOD FOR PRODUCTION OF ACETIC ACID BACTERIUM-TYPE CERAMIDE - [Problems] To provide a method for efficient production of an acetic acid bacterium-type ceramide which is expected to have physiological effects such as making skin beautiful, by increasing the content of ceramide contained in cells of an acetic acid bacterium.08-20-2009
20120329137ECOSYSTEM RECOVERY FROM IONIZING RADIATION - A method for aiding an ecosystem in recovering from the effects of exposure to radiation, comprising introducing microorganisms into the ecosystem, the microorganisms preferably replacing native microorganisms destroyed, killed, or reduced in number by the exposure to radiation. A method for aiding an ecosystem in recovering from the effects of exposure to radiation by, prior to the ecosystem being exposed to radiation, cataloging the microorganisms in the soil of the ecosystem; after the ecosystem being exposed to radiation, cataloging the microorganisms in the soil of the ecosystem; and introducing into the ecosystem microorganisms before and/or after the ecosystem has been exposed to radiation. The microorganisms introduced into the ecosystem are microorganisms present in the ecosystem prior to exposure to radiation or microorganisms equivalent to the microorganisms present in the ecosystem prior to exposure to radiation.12-27-2012
20080220501Continuous Culture Apparatus With Mobile Vessel, Allowing Selection of Filter Cell Variants - Method and device that increases the rate of reproduction (through increased speed of reproduction and/or increased reproductive yield) of living cells in suspension or of any culturable organisms through the process of natural selection, said device comprising: a) a flexible, sterile tube (09-11-2008
20130177966METHOD AND PLANT FOR THE CULTIVATION OF PHOTOSYNTHETIC MICRO-ORGANISM - A method for cultivation of photosynthetic micro-organisms such as micro-algae, photobacteria, and similar organisms, through circulation within tubes made of transparent plastic material of the suspension of said organisms in an appropriate culture medium, envisages: carrying out agitation/mixing of said suspension in the culture medium in said tubes in a pulsed and non-continuous way; separating the biomass produced from the culture medium by means of sifting with a system of differential-inclination sieves; introducing C02 with total dissolution thereof inside the tubes in which the suspension of said micro-organisms in their own culture medium circulates, introducing also buffer solutions in said culture medium; extracting the oxygen produced in the photosynthesis in a natural way by means of skimmers distributed along the tubes traversed by the culture medium; controlling the temperature inside the tubes in order not to reach temperatures that are harmful to the growth of the photosynthetic micro-organisms by modifying the concentration of the biomass in the culture medium by means of said system of sieves so as to increase the transparency of the culture medium and reduce the solar energy absorbed.07-11-2013
20130102056LIQUID CURTAIN PHOTOBIOREACTORS - A relatively low cost, highly productive, scalable culture vessel, and method to grow photosynthetic organisms, in particular autotrophic algae, is provided. The culture vessel can be constructed of a transparent plastic enclosure. One or more thin sheets, films, droplets, or streams of a free falling suspension of organism in liquid media can be continuously formed within an enclosure. The free falling media can fall into a collector or pool at the bottom of the enclosure. The media can then be recirculated to the top of the enclosure to once again form into a free falling sheet, curtain, droplets, etc. The organisms (e.g., algae) can then be harvested from a collector.04-25-2013
20080199941FUSOBACTERIUM POLYPEPTIDES AND METHODS OF USE - The present invention provides isolated polypeptides isolatable from a 08-21-2008
20080199940Farnesyl dibenzodiazepinone and processes for its production - This invention relates to a novel farnesylated dibenzodiazepinone, named ECO-04601, its pharmaceutically acceptable salts and derivatives, and to methods for obtaining such compounds. One method of obtaining the ECO-04601 compound is by cultivation of a novel strain of 08-21-2008
20090258408Method for the isolation of spiroplasma in mammals - The present invention is directed to a method of isolating and culturing spiroplasma by obtaining a tissue sample from a bovine; inoculating embryonated eggs with the tissue sample; mixing fluid from the inoculated egg with culture media; culturing the media mixed with the egg fluid at approximately 32° C. for preferably greater than a month to establish a spiroplasma culture.10-15-2009
20130189763METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GROWING MICROBIAL CULTURES THAT REQUIRE GASEOUS ELECTRON DONORS, ELECTRON ACCEPTORS, CARBON SOURCES, OR OTHER NUTRIENTS - Compositions and methods and apparatus for growth and maintenance of microorganisms and/or bioprocesses using one or more gases as electron donors, electron acceptors, carbon sources, or other nutrients, and for a bioprocess that converts hydrogen and carbon dioxide, or syngas, or producer gas into lipid products, bio-based oils, or other biochemical products.07-25-2013
20120021495GENERATION OF MATERIALS WITH ENHANCED HYDROGEN CONTENT FROM ANAEROBIC MICROBIAL CONSORTIA INCLUDING DESULFUROMONAS OR CLOSTRIDIA - An isolated microbial consortia is described. The consortia may include a first-bite microbial consortium that converts a starting hydrocarbon that is a complex hydrocarbon into two or more first-bite metabolic products. The consortia may also include a downstream microbial consortium that converts a starting hydrocarbon metabolic product into a downstream metabolic product. The downstream metabolic product has a greater mol. % hydrogen than the starting hydrocarbon. The first-bite microbial consortium or the downstream microbial consortium includes one or more species of 01-26-2012
20120021494ENHANCED PHOTOSYNTHESIS AND PHOTOCATALYSIS WATER TREATMENT/BIOMASS GROWTH PROCESS - A process utilizing enhanced photosynthesis and photocatalysis to purify water and/or utilize CO01-26-2012
20120021493ORGANIC BIOFILM SUBSTRATA AS A MICROBIAL INOCULUM DELIVERY VEHICLE FOR BIOAUGMENTATION OF PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS IN CONTAMINATED SEDIMENTS AND SOILS - A system and methods for removal of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) from an environment, where the system includes an inert and organic biofilm substrata as biofilm media for dual use: 1) inoculation of microorganisms to degrade POPs and 2) accumulation of POPs on the substrata, effective in maintaining bioavailable concentrations for sustaining microbial activity. Microorganisms capable of degrading or transforming POPs are actively associated with the substrata as a biofilm. Application of this delivery vehicle will enhance the microbial degradation of POPs, while simultaneously adsorbing hydrophobic POPs from the environment making them bioavailable for the microorganisms located in the formed biofilms and additionally lowering the aqueous concentration of POPs that have detrimental effects towards fish and mammals as they bioaccumulate through the food chain.01-26-2012
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20130196417METHOD FOR PRODUCING SCYLLO-INOSITOL - It is intended to provide a novel NAD08-01-2013
20130196418ECOSYSTEM RECOVERY FROM IONIZING RADIATION - A method for aiding an ecosystem in recovering from the effects of exposure to radiation, comprising introducing microorganisms into the ecosystem, the microorganisms preferably replacing native microorganisms destroyed, killed, or reduced in number by the exposure to radiation. A method for aiding an ecosystem in recovering from the effects of exposure to radiation by, prior to the ecosystem being exposed to radiation, cataloging the microorganisms in the soil of the ecosystem; after the ecosystem being exposed to radiation, cataloging the microorganisms in the soil of the ecosystem; and introducing into the ecosystem microorganisms before and/or after the ecosystem has been exposed to radiation. The microorganisms introduced into the ecosystem are microorganisms present in the ecosystem prior to exposure to radiation or microorganisms equivalent to the microorganisms present in the ecosystem prior to exposure to radiation.08-01-2013
20120295333SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PRODUCING A GAS DISPERSION IN A BIOLOGICAL SUBSTANCE IN A DISPOSABLE VESSEL - Biological liquid substances in a disposable bioreactor or a disposable fermentor is enriched with a dissolved gas such as oxygen. The gas is provided to the liquid in meeting growth needs of biomass within the disposable vessel. The liquid is processed through a bubble forming element such as a supersonic mixer, a membrane sparger, or the like, to form a gas-liquid dispersion. The dispersion has a high interfacial surface area for facilitating gas dissolution in the liquid. Receptacles of the disposable vessel may be coupled (e.g., magnetically) to one or more processing devices (e.g., motors, pumps, gas sources) outside of the disposable vessel so that components within the disposable vessel are able to perform functions suitable for furthering reaction and/or fermentation processes.11-22-2012
20120094359Novel System and Method of Anaerobic Fermentation - The present invention relates to growing anaerobic bacteria by measuring the reduction potential of a growth media at a start time and determining a grow time by correlating the start time reduction potential with said reduction coefficient to calculate when said second anaerobic fermentation system will reach a sufficiently low oxygen concentration to enable growth for an anaerobic bacteria, then adding the anaerobic bacteria to the growth media at a time no sooner than the grow time.04-19-2012

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