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Extraction directly from animal or plant source material (e.g., recovery from garbage, fish offal, slaughter house waste, whole fish, olive fruit, etc.)

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554000000 - ORGANIC COMPOUNDS (CLASS 532, SUBCLASS 1)

554001000 - Fatty compounds having an acid moiety which contains the carbonyl of a carboxylic acid, salt, ester, or amide group bonded directly to one end of an acyclic chain of at least seven (7) uninterrupted carbons, wherein any additional carbonyl in the acid moiety is (1) part of an aldehyde or ketone group, (2) bonded directly to a noncarbon atom which is between the additional carbonyl and the chain, or (3) attached indirectly to the chain via ionic bonding

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
554008000 Extraction directly from animal or plant source material (e.g., recovery from garbage, fish offal, slaughter house waste, whole fish, olive fruit, etc.) 89
20090118524Process for Removing Volatile Components from a Substance Mixture & Apparatus for Performing this Process - A process and an apparatus separate a volatile component from a substance mixture (raw product). The substance mixture is heated, the volatile component is at least partly evaporated and then the vapor formed is condensed. To improve the separating action, the condensate, in the region of the point of condensation, is contacted with a liquid in which the condensate dissolves.05-07-2009
20130072701Method and Apparatus for Iterative Lysis and Extraction of Algae - A method and system for processing algae involves the use of an ionic liquid-containing clarified cell lysate to lyse algae cells. The resulting crude cell lysate may be clarified and subsequently used to lyse algae cells. The process may be repeated a number of times before a clarified lysate is separated into lipid and aqueous phases for further processing and/or purification of desired products.03-21-2013
20100081835SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PRODUCING BIOFUELS FROM ALGAE - The invention provides systems and methods for producing biofuel from algae that use cultured fish to harvest algae from an algal culture. The methods further comprise gathering the fish, extracting lipids from the fish, and processing the lipids to form biofuel. The multi-trophic systems of the invention comprises at least one enclosure that contains the algae and the fishes, and means for controllably feeding the algae to the fishes. The lipid compositions extracted from the fishes are also encompassed.04-01-2010
20130066088METHODS FOR OBTAINING HIGH-YIELDING OIL PALM PLANTS - Methods are provided for obtaining a high-yielding oil palm plant, comprising determining the level of a protein in mesocarp tissue of a fruit of a parental oil palm plant, determining whether there is a difference between the level of the protein in the mesocarp tissue of the fruit of the parental oil palm plant and the level of the protein in mesocarp tissue of a fruit of a reference oil palm plant, and selecting progeny of the parental oil palm plant based on the difference to obtain the high-yielding oil palm plant. Also provided are methods for predicting oil yield of a test oil palm plant and kits for obtaining a high-yielding oil palm plant.03-14-2013
20100004474Methods Of Processing Ethanol Byproducts And Related Subsystems - In one aspect of the invention, a method recovers oil from a concentrated byproduct, such as evaporated thin stillage formed during a dry milling process used for producing ethanol. The method includes forming a concentrate from the byproduct and recovering oil from the concentrate. The step of forming the concentrate may comprise evaporating the byproduct. Further, the step of separating the oil from the concentrate may comprise using a centrifuge and, in particular, a disk stack centrifuge. Other aspects of the invention include related methods and subsystems for recovering oil from thin stillage.01-07-2010
20100222605NEW HYBRID SYSTEM FOR BRASSICA NAPUS - This invention relates to a nuclear conditional male sterility system in 09-02-2010
20090299083Feedstuffs for Aquaculture Comprising Stearidonic Acid - The present invention relates to feedstuffs for use in aquaculture, as well as methods for producing said feedstuffs. The invention also provides methods for rearing fish and/or crustaceans. In particular, the present invention provides a method of rearing a fish or crustacean, the method comprising feeding the fish or crustacean a feedstuff comprising lipid, the fatty acid of said lipid comprising at least 5.5% (w/w) stearidonic acid (SDA).12-03-2009
20100099899METHOD FOR EXTRACTING INTERNAL LIPIDS FROM WOOL USING SUPERCRITICAL FLUIDS - A method for extracting internal lipids from wool that is substantially free of lanolin, comprising the use of a fluid under supercritical conditions and an agent that can change the polarity of said fluid, selected from methanol and/or ethanol, is disclosed. According to the operating conditions described, the temperature is between 40° C. and 120° C., and the pressure is between 120 bars and 330 bars. The polarity-changing agent represents between 3% and 15% expressed as volume/volume. The inventive method can be used to obtain internal lipids from wool, one of the most significant components of which are ceramides, which can be used in compositions intended to protect human skin against environmental damage.04-22-2010
20090099377PRODUCTION OF INCREASED OIL AND PROTEIN IN PLANTS BY THE DISRUPTION OF THE PHENYLPROPANOID PATHWAY - The present invention provides methods and compositions relating to generating plants having increased levels of oil and protein. This invention further provides recombinant expression cassettes, host cells, transgenic plants and genetically altered plants. The invention further provides isolated polynucleotides and their encoded proteins that are involved in phenylpropanoid biosynthesis.04-16-2009
20100145084Methods for obtaining bioactive compounds from phytoplankton - Phytoplankton represent a potential source of bioactive compounds. The present disclosure provides, inter alia, methods for identifying glycerolipids and apoptosis-inducing sphingosine-like lipids from virally-infected phytoplankton.06-10-2010
20120130099METHODS OF MICROBIAL OIL EXTRACTION AND SEPARATION - Lipids can be extracted from a microbial biomass that constitutes at least 20% lipids by weight and has a moisture content of less than 4% by weight by applying pressure to the biomass so as to release lipids therefrom, thereby leaving a biomass of reduced lipid content; and collecting the lipids.05-24-2012
20090112007SOLID CATALYST SYSTEM FOR BIODIESEL PRODUCTION - The invention provides efficient, inexpensive, and environmental friendly catalysts and catalyst systems. The catalysts can be used to catalyze esterification and/or transesterification reactions, for example, for the preparation of biodiesel. Kiln dust, such as cement kiln dust (CKD) or lime kiln dust (LKD) can be used to convert a variety of feedstock acids and/or esters to biodiesel in high yield under mild conditions. The CKD and LKD catalyst systems are recyclable esterification or transesterification catalysts that can be used to prepare biodiesel, such as methyl soyate, from various feedstocks, including vegetable oils and animal fats.04-30-2009
20110124895Method of purifying interesterified oils - [Problems] To provide a method of purifying interesterified oils, which is capable of efficiently purifying the interesterified oil through a series of steps effectively solving a problem of decreased oxidation stability of the interesterified oil that is purified and a problem of color tone.05-26-2011
20110213169METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PURIFYING CRUDE TALL OIL - The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for purifying crude tall oil. The purification method comprises a first purification step (09-01-2011
20100261918Novel Process for Separating Lipids From a Biomass - A novel low cost separation process for separating lipid oil from an algal biomass for biofuel production is described herein. The process of the present invention comprises of two steps: (i) breaking the algae cells and (ii) separation of the lipid oils from the broken cells. The separated lipids are extracted by conventional techniques followed by conversion to a biofuel.10-14-2010
20120022278PROCESS FOR THE RECOVERY OF OLEAGINOUS COMPOUNDS FROM BIOMASS - Disclosed herein are methods and processes for the recovery of oleaginous compounds from biomass and in particular biomass comprises photosynthetic microorganisms. Also disclosure are oleaginous compounds obtained using the disclosed methods.01-26-2012
20100029965EXTRACTION OF OIL FROM FOOD WASTES - Raw material such as food waste is scanned by a metal detector (02-04-2010
20110065941Plant body with modified program related to accumulation of storage material and the use thereof - The object of the invention is to provide a plant body in which the program for accumulating storage products has been modified, and applications of the same. In the invention, the plant body is constructed so as to have a B3 DNA-binding domain and an EAR motif, and so as to be capable of repressing the expression of two or more genes which code for two or more proteins having a sugar-inducible promotor function-suppressing activity.03-17-2011
20120083615SYNTHESIS OF LONG-CHAIN POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS BY RECOMBINANT CELLS - The present invention relates to methods of synthesizing long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, especially eicosapentaenoic acid, docosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid, in recombinant cells such as yeast or plant cells. Also provided are recombinant cells or plants which produce long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a group of new enzymes which possess desaturase or elongase activity that can be used in methods of synthesizing long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids.04-05-2012
20120277449SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PRODUCING BIOFUELS FROM ALGAE - Provided herein are systems and methods for producing fish lipids and/or biofuels from algae that use nutrient-πch water derived from an upwelled water. The methods comprise harvesting the algae by a population of planktivorous organisms, such as fishes, gathering the planktivorous organisms, and extracting lipids from the organisms and/or polishing the lipids to form biofuel.11-01-2012
20100217021PROCESS FOR PRODUCING HIGHLY PURIFIED ORANGE ROUGHY OIL - An object of the present invention is to provide a more simplified and more efficient process for producing a highly purified orange roughy oil having high storage stability. The present invention provides a process for producing a highly purified orange roughy oil substantially free of a polyunsaturated fatty acid ester having 4 to 6 double bonds, and having a saponification value of 98 to 113 and an iodine value of 73 to 89, comprising washing with an alkaline aqueous solution to remove a free fatty acid; hydrogenating with a catalyst to reduce a polyunsaturated fatty acid ester; and purifying by treatment with an adsorbent.08-26-2010
20120283458SOURCING PHOSPHORUS AND OTHER NUTRIENTS FROM THE OCEAN VIA OCEAN THERMAL ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS - Provided herein are controlled methods for producing biofuel and lipids from algae. In certain embodiments, the controlled methods comprise: (i) providing upwelled water in a body of water; (ii) culturing algae in the upwelled water; (iii) feeding the algae to planktivorious organisms; (iv) extracting lipids from the planktivorious organisms; and (v) polishing the lipids to make biofuel or other useful products. In certain embodiments, the upwelled water is provided in the body of water by using an open-cycle OTEC system. Also provided herein are controlled systems for producing biofuel and lipids from algae.11-08-2012
20120283457HIGH-PRESSURE EXTRACTION APPARATUS AND METHOD - A high pressure extraction apparatus and extracting method therefor are adapted to maintain a medium at the supercritical state to extract substance-to-be-extracted. The apparatus includes an extraction tank, a piston and a control unit. The control unit controls the piston to reciprocate in the extraction tank as well as controls the pressure of the extract space of the tank, feeding of the substance, discharge of extract, and discharge of leftover. Accordingly, the apparatus performs a continuous supercritical extraction.11-08-2012
20090259060METHOD OF PROCESSING ETHANOL BYPRODUCTS AND RELATED SUBSYSTEMS - In one aspect of the invention, a method recovers oil from a concentrated byproduct, such as evaporated thin stillage formed during a dry milling process used for producing ethanol. The method includes forming a concentrate from the byproduct and recovering oil from the concentrate. The step of forming the concentrate may comprise evaporating the byproduct. Further, the step of separating the oil from the concentrate may comprise using a centrifuge and, in particular, a disk stack centrifuge. Other aspects of the invention include related methods and subsystems for recovering oil from thin stillage.10-15-2009
20130204020USING CAVITATION TO INCREASE OIL SEPARATION - Methods and systems are provided that apply cavitation to a grain-based liquid medium processing stream of an oil separation process in order to achieve increased yields. Ultrasonic sources can be used in generating the cavitation. Typically, the oil processing system is a downstream process of an alcohol (such as ethanol) production facility utilizing a dry grind, a modified dry grind or a wet mill alcohol production process.08-08-2013
20120095245BIOFUEL PRODUCTION FROM ALGAE - The use of acoustic focusing together with a non-destructive extraction process for obtaining lipids from oleaginous algae is described. Acoustic focusing can be used to concentrate oleaginous algae before they are subjected to non-destructive extraction, or acoustic focusing can be used as part of the non-destructive extraction process itself by moving the algae from the algae culture to the extracting solvent. The use of acoustic focusing for removing extraneous particulate matter from algae cultures is also described, as well as the use of non-destructive extraction for controlling levels of algae predators.04-19-2012
20130023682RECOVERY OF DESIRED CO-PRODUCTS FROM FERMENTATION STILLAGE STREAMS - Processes and methods of recovering desired products from fermentation stillage are presented, including processes and methods of recovering lipids and aqueous materials.01-24-2013
20110166371GENETICALLY MODIFIED PLANT CAPABLE OF BIOSYNTHESIZING CAPSINOID - The present invention provides a genetically modified plant that biosynthesizes an increased amount of capsinoids, a method of producing the genetically modified plant, and a production method of capsinoids from the genetically modified plant. More particularly, the present invention provides a genetically modified plant capable of producing capsinoids, which shows a decreased expression or activity of an enzyme that catalyzes an amino group conversion reaction from vanillin to vanillylamine as compared to wild strains, and the like. As a method of suppressing expression or activity of an enzyme, an introduction of DNA encoding an antisense RNA, iRNA, ribozyme or dominant-negative mutant for the target gene, a destruction of the gene by a knockout method, mutagen treatment or transposon insertion, an introduction of a gene encoding an antibody against the enzyme and the like can be mentioned.07-07-2011
554009000 Legume, nut, or seed source material (e.g., peanut, soya bean, rice bran, etc.) 36
20130072702POLYNUCLEOTIDE ENCODING NF-YB DERIVED FROM JATROPHA AND USE THEREOF - By analyzing a 03-21-2013
20110015415Synthesis of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids by recombinant cells - The present invention relates to methods of synthesizing long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, especially eicosapentaenoic acid, docosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid, in recombinant cells such as yeast or plant cells. Also provided are recombinant cells or plants which produce long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a group of new enzymes which possess desaturase or elongase activity that can be used in methods of synthesizing long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids.01-20-2011
20130060053SYNTHESIS OF LONG-CHAIN POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS BY RECOMBINANT CELL - The present invention relates to methods of synthesizing long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, especially eicosapentaenoic acid, docosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid, in recombinant cells such as yeast or plant cells. Also provided are recombinant cells or plants which produce long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a group of new enzymes which possess desaturase or elongase activity that can be used in methods of synthesizing long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids.03-07-2013
20120116103Method for Purifying Lipid Material - The present invention relates to a method for purification of lipid material originating from biological material. In the method the lipid material comprising acylglycerols and phosphorus impurities and at least one added nonpolar solvent and at least one added polar solvent is provided into a reaction zone whereby at least a two phase system comprising a nonpolar phase and a polar phase is formed. The phase system is heated in the closed reaction zone under mixing at a temperature from 150° C. to 300° C. and at a pressure wherein said solvents are in subcritical state, preferably of below 100 bar, dependent on the vapor pressure of the selected solvents, until the phosphorus impurity is removed from the polar phase. Sub-sequently, the nonpolar phase including the purified oil comprising acylglycerols is separated and recovered from said phase system.05-10-2012
20110288318METHOD FOR REMOVING SOLUTE FROM A SOLID SOLUTE-BEARING PRODUCT - The process and apparatus are for removing a solute from a solute-bearing solid product by means of a solvent which remains in liquid state throughout the entire oil extraction process. In one embodiment, the solvent is normally in gaseous state at ambient temperature and pressure values, but is used mainly in liquid state within the method and apparatus of the present invention by maintaining such pressure and temperature values within the apparatus so that the solvent will remain in this liquid state.11-24-2011
20100249440Method and Apparatus for Producing Purified Botanical Oil - Disclosed is a method for producing botanical oil with no by-produced trans fatty acids comprising the steps of; 09-30-2010
20090099378GENERATION OF PLANTS WITH ALTERED OIL CONTENT - The present invention is directed to plants that display an altered oil content phenotype due to altered expression of ICL nucleic acid. The invention is further directed to methods of generating plants with an altered oil content phenotype.04-16-2009
20080207932Kiwifruit Oil Extraction Method And Product - A process of producing kiwifruit seed oil involves first sterilizing the picked and selected ripe kiwifruit by flame, chlorine wash, or ozone impregnated water wash, followed by a fresh water rinse. The fruit is then cut using a water laser to minimize seed damage. Next the skin is separated from the fruit. Then the pulp is gently separated from the seed ensuring minimal seed coat damage. The resulting seed is cleaned whilst ensuring minimal seed coat damage. Then seed is then dried using cool temperature drying. The seed is stored at a cool temperature until it is needed for oil extraction. Crushing of the seed takes place immediately prior to the super critical extraction process. Super critical extraction using liquid carbon dioxide extracts the kiwifruit oil from the crushed seeds. The oil is the stabilized using a natural antioxidant such as rosemary oil. The stabilized oil can then be (a) encapsulated into soft cap gelatin capsules or (b) emulsified and then dried onto a carrier base using a cold temperature drying process or (c) used in the production of a food product.08-28-2008
20090287008GENERATION OF PLANTS WITH ALTERED OIL, PROTEIN, OR FIBER CONTENT - The present invention is directed to plants that display an improved oil quantity phenotype or an improved meal quality phenotype due to altered expression of an HIO nucleic acid. The invention is further directed to methods of generating plants with an improved oil quantity phenotype or improved meal quality phenotype.11-19-2009
20120065414CORN STILLAGE OIL DERIVATIVES - Corn stillage oil derivatives having values for Gardner color of 10 or less and methods for making the corn stillage oil derivatives are disclosed. In one aspect, the corn stillage oil derivative comprises a heat bleached corn stillage oil. Preferably, the heat bleached corn stillage oil has a value for Gardner color of from 4 to 8. In another aspect, the corn stillage oil derivative comprises a blown corn stillage oil. Preferably, the blown corn stillage oil has a value for Gardner color of from 5 to 8.03-15-2012
20080262253Method for Purification of Botanical Oil Without Producing any Trans Fatty Acid as By-Product and Apparatus for the Method - Disclosed is a method for producing botanical oil with no by-produced trans fatty acids comprising the steps of; 10-23-2008
20100311995PROCESS FOR THE CATALYTIC CLEAVAGE OF VEGETABLE OILS - Process for the production of saturated monocarboxylic acids and triglycerides of saturated carboxylic acids having more than one acid functionstarting from non-modified vegetable oils containing triglycerides of unsaturated fattyacids, comprising the oxidative cleavage of the unsaturated fatty acids.12-09-2010
20110190521Synthesis of fatty acids - The present invention relates to enzymes which possess desaturase, conjugase, epoxidase and/or hydroxylase activity that can be used in methods of synthesizing fatty acids.08-04-2011
20120203016High Oleic Imidazolinone Resistance Sunflower - A sunflower seed having imidazolinone resistance and an oleic acid content of greater than 85 percent is provided. Sunflower cultivars designated E83329, OI1601A, OI2653R, and OI1601B and having high oleic acid and imidazolinone resistance, plants and seeds of the E83329, OI1601A, OI2653R, and OI1601B sunflower cultivars, methods for producing a sunflower plant produced by crossing the E83329, OI1601A, OI2653R, or OI1601B cultivar with itself or with another sunflower plant, and hybrid sunflower seeds and plants produced by crossing the E83329, OI1601A, OI2653R, or OI1601B cultivar with another sunflower line or plant are also provided.08-09-2012
20110054198SYNTHESIS OF LONG-CHAIN POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS BY RECOMBINANT CELLS - The present invention relates to methods of synthesizing long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, especially eicosapentaenoic acid, docosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid, in recombinant cells such as yeast or plant cells. Also provided are recombinant cells or plants which produce long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a group of new enzymes which possess desaturase or elongase activity that can be used in methods of synthesizing long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids.03-03-2011
20120149928CANOLA OIL FROM HYBRID BRASSICA VARIETIES - Canola oils from hybrid 06-14-2012
20120041218SYNTHESIS OF LONG-CHAIN POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS BY RECOMBINANT CELLS - The present invention relates to methods of synthesizing long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, especially eicosapentaenoic acid, docosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid, in recombinant cells such as yeast or plant cells. Also provided are recombinant cells or plants which produce long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a group of new enzymes which possess desaturase or elongase activity that can be used in methods of synthesizing long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids.02-16-2012
20120016144ENZYMES AND METHODS FOR PRODUCING OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS - The present invention relates generally to the field of recombinant fatty acid synthesis, particularly in transgenic plants. The application describes genes involved in fatty acid synthesis and provides methods and vectors for the manipulation of fatty acid composition of plant oils. In particular, the invention provides constructs for achieving the integration of multiple heterologous genes involved in fatty acid synthesis into the plant genome, such that the resulting plants produce altered levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Also described are methods for enhancing the expression of fatty acid biosynthesis enzymes by co-expressing a silencing suppressor within the plant storage organ.01-19-2012
20130296589SYNTHESIS OF LONG-CHAIN POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS BY RECOMBINANT CELL - The present invention relates to methods of synthesizing long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, especially eicosapentaenoic acid, docosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid, in recombinant cells such as yeast or plant cells. Also provided are recombinant cells or plants which produce long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a group of new enzymes which possess desaturase or elongase activity that can be used in methods of synthesizing long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids.11-07-2013
20100168452High Oleic Imidazolinone Resistant Sunflower - A sunflower seed having imidazolinone resistance and an oleic acid content of greater than 85 percent is provided. Sunflower cultivars designated E83329, OI 1601 A, OI2653R, and OI 1601 B and having high oleic acid and imidazolinone resistance, plants and seeds of the E83329, OI1601A, OI2653R, and OI 1601 B sunflower cultivars, methods for producing a sunflower plant produced by crossing the E83329, OI 1601 A, OI2653R, or OI 1601 B cultivar with itself or with another sunflower plant, and hybrid sunflower seeds and plants produced by crossing the E83329, OI 1601 A, OI2653R, or OI 1601 B cultivar with another sunflower line or plant are also provided.07-01-2010
20100022787PLANT OILS AND APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR THE PREPARATION OF PLANT OILS - There are disclosed preparations of plant oils which may be highly pure, have a low moisture content and may be highly stable. Methods and apparatus for the preparation of the oils may exclude electromagnetic radiation and reactive gasses during the preparation of the oils.01-28-2010
20130150599Production of DHA and Other LC-PUFAs in Plants - The invention provides recombinant host organisms (e.g., plants) genetically modified with a polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) synthase system and one or more accessory proteins (e.g., PPTase and/or ACoAS) that allow for and/or improve the production of PUFAs in the host organism. The present invention also relates to methods of making and using such organisms (e.g., to obtain PUFAs) as well as products obtained from such organisms (e.g., oil and/or seed).06-13-2013
20090264666DELTA-8 DESATURASE AND ITS USE IN MAKING POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS - Isolated nucleic acid fragments and recombinant constructs comprising such fragments encoding a delta-8 desaturase along with a method of making long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) using this delta-8 desaturase in plants and oleaginous yeast.10-22-2009
554011000 Carbon dioxide, peroxy, sulfur, nitrogen, or metal containing treating agent utilized 3
20100267976CONTINUOUS PROCESSING AND SOLIDS HANDLING IN NEAR-CRITICAL AND SUPERCRITICAL FLUIDS - Apparatus for the continuous processing and solids handling in first near-critical and supercritical fluids. The present invention also allows for treatment of the starting material with the first near-critical or supercritical fluid. The remaining raffinate is then continuously transferred and may be collected in a second fluid.10-21-2010
20110224449Supercritical Fluid Extraction Process of Kenaf Seeds - The present invention provides a supercritical fluid extraction (SFE) process for extracting oil of kenaf seed (09-15-2011
20130253210Extractions of Fixed Oil and Thymoquinone Rich Fractions (TQRF) - The present invention reported that SFE is suitable for 09-26-2013
554012000 Organic solvent extraction 10
20100261919Extraction and Winterization of Lipids from Oilseed and Microbial Sources - A process for purifying a lipid composition having predominantly neutral lipid components having at least one long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid is disclosed. The process employs contacting the lipid composition with a polar solvent, such as acetone, wherein the solvent is selected such that contaminants are less soluble in the solvent than is the long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid. The process is typically conducted at cooler temperatures, including about 0° C. Upon precipitation of the contaminants from the lipid composition, a separation is conducted to remove the precipitated material from the lipid composition. The long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids can include ARA, DPA, EPA, and/or DHA. The process of the present invention effectively winterizes lipid compositions, thereby reducing the tendency of such compositions to become hazy.10-14-2010
20100145085METHOD FOR THE SEPARATION OF PHOSPHOLIPIDS FROM PHOSPHOLIPID-CONTAINING MATERIALS - Methods are disclosed for extracting and separating polar lipids, including phospholipids, from materials containing oil, polar lipid, protein, ash, and/or carbohydrate, such as egg yolks and other phospholipid-containing materials. In particular, methods for extracting phospholipids from phospholipid-containing materials through the use of an aliphatic alcohol and control of temperature are disclosed. Using these methods, phospholipids in the aqueous liquid fraction will be efficiently separated and will precipitate readily, and can be subjected to separation for improved purity.06-10-2010
20120323027MUTAGENIZED TOBACCO PLANT AS SEED CULTURE FOR PRODUCTION OF OIL FOR ENERGETIC, INDUSTRIAL AND ALIMENTARY USES - The present invention relates to the development of tobacco plants, modified through mutagenesis techniques, interspecific hybridisation followed by poliploidisation and recombinant DNA technologies, characterised by the fact of being capable of producing a very high amount of seeds and their use for the production of oil for energetic and industrial scopes, such as combustion oil, biodiesel and lubricating oil, and for animal and human alimentation.12-20-2012
20130303794EXTRACTION OF SOLUTE FROM SOLUTE-BEARING MATERIAL - This invention is directed to a process for separating a solute from a solute-bearing material. A substantial amount of solute is extracted from the solute-bearing material by contacting particles of the solute-bearing material with globules of an extraction solvent. The particle size of the solute-bearing material and the globule size of the extraction solvent are balanced such that little if any solute or extraction solvent remains in the solute-bearing material.11-14-2013
20130030196PROCESS FOR EXTRACTING SEED OIL COMPRISING GRINDING SEEDS IN A SOLVENT - A process for extracting seed-oil from an oil-containing seed product comprises (a) providing the seed product to a grinder; (b) providing a first liquid comprising a solvent to the grinder; (c) grinding the seed product and the first liquid to yield a slurry; (d) subjecting the slurry to a slurry extraction and slurry separation step to yield a processed seed product and a liquid product comprising seed-oil and solvent; and (e) subjecting the liquid product to an oil separation step to at least partially separate the seed-oil from the solvent.01-31-2013
554013000 Halogen or oxygen in the solvent (e.g., carbon tetrachloride, ethanol, etc.) 4
20100081836PROCESS FOR EXTRACTING A TARGET COMPOUND USING HFO1234yf - A process for selectively extracting a target compound from a raw material using 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene (HFO1234yf) as the extraction solvent, and optionally at least one co-solvent, comprising contacting the raw material with the HFO1234yf at a first temperature forming a HFO1234yf solution, and subsequently cooling the HFO1234yf solution. In particular, the application relates to a process for extracting fragrance oils, flavor oils, pharmaceutical agents, fixed oils and/or mineral oils.04-01-2010
20080269513Integrated Process for the Preparation of Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (Biodiesel) - The disclosure provides methods and systems for the production of biodiesel from biological feedstocks such as vegetable oils or animal fats. In particular, the disclosure is directed to the product of biodiesel from seeds such as non-edible oil seeds. Methods for maximizing oil recovery from the feedstocks are provided, as well as methods to convert free fatty acids in the feedstocks into glycerides amenable to transesterification. Thus the methods and systems provide for efficient biodiesel production.10-30-2008
20120209018METHOD FOR EXTRACTING UNSAPONIFIABLES FROM RENEWABLE RAW MATERIALS - A method for extracting an unsaponifiable fraction from a renewable raw material selected among oilfruits, oleaginous seeds, oleoproteaginous seeds, seed husks, oil-yielding almonds, sprouts, stones and cuticles of fruits, high-fat raw materials from animals, algae, fungus or yeast, includes the following steps: a) dehydrating and packaging the renewable raw material, not resulting in any extraction of the fat; b) reactive crushing of the fatty packaged raw material in the presence of a light alcohol and a catalyst; c) evaporating the light alcohol; d) concentrating the liquid phase such as to obtain a concentrate including the unsaponifiable fraction diluted in fatty acid alkyl esters; e) saponifying the unsaponifiable concentrate; f) extracting the unsaponifiable fraction from the saponified mixture. The use of an unsaponifiable fraction or co-products obtained by implementing the method for preparing a composition such as a cosmetic, drug, food, or food additive or supplement is also described.08-16-2012
554014000 Plural diverse solvents utilized together or sequentially (e.g., solvent is mixture of acetone and hexane, ethyl and isopropyl alcohols, etc.) 1
20130197249EXTRACTION OF IMMOBILIZED OIL USING MIXTURES OF FOOD GRADE SOLVENTS - The invention provides extraction of immobilized oil from an oil-containing feed using a food grade solvent. The food grade solvent may include ethyl acetate or ethyl lactate. The solvent may also include an ethanol co-solvent with the ethyl acetate or ethyl lactate. The solvent may be recaptured within the system and reused in the process.08-01-2013
554015000 Steam or water added 1
20100160658Mechanical Partial Desolventizing System and Process - Improved system and process for separating the initial portion of liquid solvent from spent oleaginous material after the solvent extraction process and prior to the thermal desolventizing process. Solvent laden solids departing the solvent extraction process are subjected to mechanical pressure to squeeze a portion of the liquid solvent through a perforated surface, into a collection hopper. This liquid solvent is subsequently recycled back to the solvent extraction process for liquid clarification and additional oil recovery.06-24-2010
554018000 Fish liver source material 1
20120116104MIXTURES OF AND METHODS OF USE FOR POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACID-CONTAINING PHOSPHOLIPIDS AND ALKYL ETHER PHOSPHOLIPIDS SPECIES - A chemical composition of a molecular species mixture of phospholipids, purified to at least 85% purity through chromatography purification, the chemical composition contains enriched both sn-1-acyl fatty chains/sn-2-docosahexaenoic acid molecular species and sn-1-ether fatty chains/sn-2-docosahexaenoic acid molecular species, the phospholipids are selected from the group consisting of: phosphatidylcholine, phosphatidylserine and phosphatidylethanolamine. Methods using the above disclosed composition in mammals to treat various conditions.05-10-2012
554019000 Sulfur, silicon, nitrogen, or metal containing treating agent utilized (e.g., salt or brine, clay, lime, etc.) 4
20130217904METHOD OF EXTRACTING POLAR LIPIDS AND NEUTRAL LIPIDS WITH TWO SOLVENTS - A method for separating polar lipids and neutral lipids from plant material, in particular, intact algal cells, using an amphipathic solvent set and a hydrophobic solvent set. Some embodiments include dewatering intact algal cells and then extracting polar lipids and neutral lipids from the algal cells. The methods provide for single and multistep extraction processes which allow for efficient separation of algal polar lipids and neutral lipids from a wet algal biomass while avoiding emulsification of extraction mixtures. These polar lipids are high value products which can be used as surfactants, detergents, and food additives. These neutral lipids are also high value products which can be used to generate renewable fuels.08-22-2013
20120083616METHOD FOR PRODUCING A CONCENTRATE OF EICOSAPENTAENOIC AND DOCOSAHEXAENOIC ACID ESTERS - The current invention describes processes for obtaining of concentrates of esters of eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid for their use in massive and regular human consumption either as a pharmaceutical ingredient or as a food ingredient, which are characterized by having neutral and stable organoleptic properties, free of side effects, which are typical from marine oils derivatives, and with low content of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP).04-05-2012
20130102802Method of Lipid Extraction - A method of extracting lipids from wet algae, the method includes hydrolyzing a slurry comprising algae and water by adding an acidic hydrolyzing agent to yield an acidic slurry, hydrolyzing the acidic slurry by adding a basic hydrolyzing agent to yield a basic slurry, separating a liquid phase from biomass in the basic slurry, forming a precipitate within the liquid phase, and separating free fatty acids from the precipitated solid phase with the advantage of removed or reduced chlorophyll contamination of the algal lipids.04-25-2013
20130274490Extraction of Lipids From Algae - Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to processes and methods for extracting lipids from a variety of algae species. An exemplary method comprises treating the algae with a mixture of at least one nonpolar solvent and at least one polar solvent heated to temperature at which the nonpolar solvent and the polar solvent are miscible.10-17-2013
554020000 Organic solvent extraction 16
20120116105METHOD FOR RECOVERY OF OIL FROM BIOMASS - A method and apparatus for recovery of lipids from microbial biomass, including providing wet microbial biomass to thermal pretreatment of at least 100° C. in a pressure vessel, subjecting the thermally pretreated microbial biomass to extraction using a liquid hydrocarbon as an extractant, and subsequently, recovering a product containing lipids.05-10-2012
20110054199Methods for extracting nutrients, drugs and toxins from a sample, and apparati for same - Provided is a novel method for extracting nutrients, toxins and drugs from a solid sample, comprising adding a solvent such as hexane and isopropanol to said sample, subjecting the sample and solvent to ultrasonic energy, subjecting the sample and solvent to heat, then removing the solvent liquid fraction from what remains of the sample.03-03-2011
20100029966PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SPHINGOMYELIN AND PLASMALOGEN-FORM GLYCEROPHOSPHOLIPID - Disclosed is a process for producing sphingomyelin and plasmalogen-form glycerophospholipid, which comprises the step (A) of extracting a total lipids from a chicken skin powder and drying the extract, the step (B) of subjecting the dried total lipids obtained in said step (A), to extraction treatment with a solvent mixture of an aliphatic hydrocarbon solvent and a water-soluble ketone solvent to separate an insoluble portion composed mainly of sphingomyelin and a soluble portion, the step (C) subjecting the insoluble portion composed mainly of sphingomyelin, obtained in said step (B), to extraction treatment with a solvent mixture of water and a water-soluble ketone solvent to remove a non-lipid component contained in the soluble portion, and the step (D) of drying the soluble portion obtained in said step (B), and subjecting the thus-obtained dried product to extraction treatment with a water-soluble ketone solvent to separate and recover an insoluble portion composed mainly of plasmalogen-form giycerophospholiuld.02-04-2010
20090209774Method For The Production Of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids - The present invention relates to a process for producing polyunsaturated fatty acids in an organism by introducing nucleic acids into the organism which code for polypeptides having acyl-CoA:lysophospholipid a cyltransferase activity. Advantageously, these nucleic acid sequences may, if appropriate together with further nucleic acid sequences coding for biosynthesis polypeptides of the fatty acid or lipid metabolism, be expressed in the transgenic organism. The invention furthermore relates to the nucleic acid sequences, to nucleic acid constructs comprising the nucleic acid sequences of the invention, to vectors comprising the nucleic acid sequences and/or the nucleic acid constructs and to transgenic organisms comprising the abovementioned nucleic acid sequences, nucleic acid constructs and/or vectors. A further part of the invention relates to oils, lipids and/or fatty acids produced by the process of the invention and to their use.08-20-2009
20100160659EXTRACTION OF HIGHLY UNSATURATED LIPIDS WITH LIQUID DIMETHYL ETHER - A process for obtaining lipids containing highly unsaturated fatty acids from plant or animal material, including contacting the material with liquid dimethyl ether to give a dimethyl ether solution containing lipids and a residue of plant or animal material, separating the solution from the residue of plant or animal material, and recovering lipids from the solution.06-24-2010
554021000 Halogen or oxygen in the solvent (e.g., trichloroethylene, alcohol, etc.) 11
20120238768METHOD FOR THE ENHANCED RECOVERY OF CATMINT OIL - A high yielding method is described for recovery of catmint oil from catmint plants of the genus 09-20-2012
20090099379Extraction and Winterization of Lipids from Oilseed and Microbial Sources - A process for purifying a lipid composition having predominantly neutral lipid components having at least one long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid is disclosed. The process employs contacting the lipid composition with a polar solvent, such as acetone, wherein the solvent is selected such that contaminants are less soluble in the solvent than is the long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid. The process is typically conducted at cooler temperatures, including about 0° C. Upon precipitation of the contaminants from the lipid composition, a separation is conducted to remove the precipitated material from the lipid composition. The long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids can include ARA, DPA, EPA, and/or DHA. The process of the present invention effectively winterizes lipid compositions, thereby reducing the tendency of such compositions to become hazy.04-16-2009
20110263883Extraction With Fractionation of Oil and Co-Products from Oleaginous Material - Systems and methods for extracting lipids of varying polarities from oleaginous material.10-27-2011
20100130761Deacidification Method - There is provided a process for reducing the free fatty acid content of natural oils by contacting the crude natural oil with a solvent to produce an oil product phase substantially depleted in free fatty acids and a free fatty acid rich solvent phase containing the extracted free fatty acids and some of the glycerides, and processing the free fatty acid rich solvent phase with a membrane to recover the glycerides from the solvent phase, comprising the steps of: (a) contacting the crude natural oil with an immiscible solvent; (b) separating the deacidifed natural oil phase from the solvent phase; (c) providing a selectively permeable membrane having a first surface and a second surface; (d) transferring a portion of the solvent and a portion of the free fatty acids and a lesser portion of the glycerides from the first surface to the second surface across the membrane by contacting the free fatty acid rich solvent phase with the first surface, wherein the pressure at the first surface is greater than the pressure at the second surface, and wherein the membrane is a selectively permeable membrane such that the membrane rejections of the free fatty acids (RFFA) and glycerides (RGLY) are greater than 0%, and the membrane rejection (RGLY) of the glycerides is at least 5% greater than the membrane rejection (RFFA) of the free fatty acids.05-27-2010
20100022788Microwave Integrated Soxhlet - The present invention relates to a new method of extraction of solid compounds by microwaves and to the apparatus used in said method.01-28-2010
20120046477EXTRACTION OF NEUTRAL LIPIDS BY A TWO SOLVENT METHOD - A method for separating neutral lipids from plant material, in particular, intact algal cells, using an amphipathic solvent set and a hydrophobic solvent set. Some embodiments include dewatering intact algal cells and then extracting neutral lipids from the algal cells. The methods provide for single and multistep extraction processes which allow for efficient separation of algal neutral lipids from a wet algal biomass while avoiding emulsification of extraction mixtures. The neutral lipids are removed after first removing a polar lipid fraction and a protein fraction. These neutral lipids can be used to generate renewable fuels as well as food products and supplements.02-23-2012
20120065415PROCESS FOR SEPARATING SOLUTE MATERIAL FROM AN ALGAL CELL FEED SREAM - This invention provides a process for separating solute material from an algal cell feed stream. The algal cell feed stream, which contains the solute material, can be introduced into on portion of a mixer-settler vessel, and a solvent feed stream can be introduced into another portion of the vessel to mix with the algal cell feed stream, with a goal of separating at least a portion of the solute material from the algal feed stream.03-15-2012
20120016145PROCESS FOR THE EXTRACTION OF LIPIDS FROM ALGAL BIOMASS - A process for the extraction of lipids from algal biomass comprising: producing an aqueous suspension of algal biomass; adding to said aqueous suspension of algal biomass at least one organic solvent immiscible or substantially immiscible with water obtaining an organic-aqueous mixture; subjecting said organic-aqueous mixture to evaporation of water and lipid extraction, operating at a temperature such to obtain the substantial complete removal of the water from said organic-aqueous mixture, obtaining: (i) an organic phase comprising lipids and said organic solvent; (ii) a semi-solid phase comprising a residue of said algal biomass.01-19-2012
20120059180Extraction and Winterization of Lipids from Oilseed and Microbial Sources - A process for purifying a lipid composition having predominantly neutral lipid components having at least one long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid is disclosed. The process employs contacting the lipid composition with a polar solvent, such as acetone, wherein the solvent is selected such that contaminants are less soluble in the solvent than is the long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid. The process is typically conducted at cooler temperatures, including about 0° C. Upon precipitation of the contaminants from the lipid composition, a separation is conducted to remove the precipitated material from the lipid composition. The long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids can include ARA, DPA, EPA, and/or DHA. The process of the present invention effectively winterizes lipid compositions, thereby reducing the tendency of such compositions to become hazy.03-08-2012
20120277450EXTRACTION OF POLAR LIPIDS BY A TWO SOLVENT METHOD - A method for separating polar lipids from plant material, in particular, intact algal cells, using an amphipathic solvent set and a hydrophobic solvent set. Some embodiments include dewatering intact algal cells and then extracting polar lipids from the algal cells. The methods provide for single and multistep extraction processes which allow for efficient separation of algal polar lipids from a wet algal biomass while avoiding emulsification of extraction mixtures. These polar lipids are high value products which can be used as surfactants, detergents, and food additives. Neutral lipids remaining in the algal biomass after extraction of polar lipids can be used to generate renewable fuels.11-01-2012
20100130762COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR DISSOLVING OILS - Disclosed are compositions and methods for extracting oils comprising contacting material containing the oil with a composition comprising 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene in an amount sufficient to dissolve at least a portion of the oil, and separating the solvent/oil solution from the material.05-27-2010
554022000 Vacuum utilized 3
20110034712METHOD OF EXTRACTING ESSENTIAL OIL FROM BIOMASS WASTES AND A DEVICE THEREOF - A method of extracting essential oil from biomass wastes puts biomass wastes, such as wood residuals, wood chips or other plants, in an air-tight oxygen-free reaction vessel to be heated up indirectly, for conducting a thermal pyrolysis cracking reaction (i.e. dry distillation); and guides volatile gas which is distilled when the processed wastes disintegrate, into a condenser to be condensed as liquid which is then separated into water and oil through an oil-water separation tank. Whereas, non-liquefied gas is discharged outside after deodorizing, and residuals in the reaction vessel are processed with high-temperature dry distillation once to become activated carbons. In processing, temperature and pressure in the reaction vessel are controlled in multiple phases, along with using a suction pump of a changeable speed and a changeable flow rate to suck out air in high speed in phases, to keep internal pressure of the reaction vessel at a low pressure condition, thereby shortening a processing time and acquiring high quality essential oil and activated carbons as by-products.02-10-2011
20120071675METHOD FOR EXTRACTING MATERIALS AND DEVICE FOR IMPLEMENTING SAME - The invention can be used for extraction of valuable biologically active agents from vegetable, animal, fish, seafood, and other raw materials.03-22-2012
20100191007APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR OIL AND FAT EXTRACTION - An apparatus and method for extracting oils and fats from oil-bearing substances without using degrading temperatures. The apparatus may comprise an extraction chamber containing an oil-bearing substance, an oil-collecting chamber, a recovery pump, a first jacket adjacent at least a portion of the extraction chamber, and a second jacket adjacent at least a portion of the oil-collecting chamber. The method involves heating a solvent and reducing pressure to facilitate a low-temperature vacuum boil; delivering the heated solvent into the extraction chamber configured to facilitate the low-temperature vacuum boil of the solvent within the extraction chamber; pumping the solvent in vapor form out of the extraction chamber with the recovery pump; delivering the oil and fat extracted in the extraction chamber to the oil-collecting chamber; pumping solvent in vapor form out of the oil-collecting chamber with the recovery pump; and delivering the solvent received by the recovery pump to the first and second jackets to provide heat to the chambers.07-29-2010
554023000 Steam or water added (e.g., wet rendering, etc.) 1
20110224450SOLVENT-FREE PROCESS FOR OBTAINING PHOSPHOLIPIDS AND NEUTRAL ENRICHED KRILL OILS - Organic solvent-free processes for obtaining krill oil compositions are disclosed. The processes include a) cooking krill in a cooker vessel for a time and at a temperature sufficient to denature the protein content of the krill and cause a first solid krill fraction and a first liquid krill fraction to be formed while substantially avoiding emulsification of the first solid and first liquid hill fractions; b) removing the first solid and first liquid krill fractions from the cooker vessel at a temperature of at least about 90° C.; c) separating the first solid fraction and the first liquid fraction; and d) obtaining krill oil with neutral enriched from the first liquid fraction, and e) by pressing of first solid fraction to obtain press liquid or a second liquid krill fraction for obtaining hill oil with phospholipids enriched krill oil, the separating and the obtaining steps being carried out without the use of organic solvents. Krill oil compositions made by the process are also disclosed.09-15-2011

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