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9023628 Processing biomass  
Biomass (e.g., plant biomass, animal biomass, and municipal waste biomass) is processed to produce useful products, such as fuels. For example, systems are described that can use feedstock...
9005946 Variant endoglucanases and related polynucleotides  
The invention provides variants of the Clostridium thermocellum endoglucanase (CelG) that have improved endoglucanase activity compared to the wild type enzyme. Also provided are related...
8999705 Bifidobacterial gene sequences and their use  
This invention provides nucleic acids and proteins involved in oligosaccharide modification in the species Bifidobacteria. The invention provides methods for utilizing the proteins of the...
8999692 Compositions and methods comprising cellulase variants with reduced affinity to non-cellulosic materials  
The present disclosure relates to cellulase variants. In particular the present disclosure relates to cellulase variants having reduced binding to non-cellulosic materials. Also described are...
8980578 Fungal beta-xylosidase variants  
The present invention provides fungal xylanase and/or beta-xylosidase enzymes suitable for use in saccharification reactions. The present application further provides genetically modified fungal...
8969074 Electromagnetic bioaccelerator  
The present invention relates to an electromagnetic bioaccelerator for obtaining biomass by simulating environmental marine conditions, comprising at least the following elements: octagonal...
8945245 Methods of hydrolyzing pretreated densified biomass particulates and systems related thereto  
A method is provided in which pretreated and densified cellulosic biomass particulates can be hydrolyzed at a high solids loading rate as compared with the solids loading rate of loose...
8945352 Processing biomass  
Methods are provided for changing a molecular structure of a biomass feedstock. The methods include a screw extrusion process.
8940092 Hybrid fibers, devices using hybrid fibers, and methods for making hybrid fibers  
The present invention relates generally to nanocomposite materials. The present invention relates more particularly to hybrid fibers as well as devices including them and methods for making them....
8921077 Method of producing a diutan gum  
The production of a diutan polysaccharide exhibiting increased viscosity properties as compared with previously produced polysaccharide of the same type of repeating units. Such an improved diutan...
8911970 Soybean-based fermentation media, methods of making and use  
Fermentation media containing an isoflavone-depleted soybean meal or isoflavone-depleted soybean meal product and at least one exogenous added ingredient that comprises a substrate for microbial...
8906651 Compositions comprising fibrous polypeptides and polysaccharides  
Isolated polypeptides are disclosed comprising an amino acid sequence encoding a monomer of a fibrous polypeptide attached to a heterologous polysaccharide binding domain. Composites comprising...
8900839 Processing biomass  
Biomass (e.g., plant biomass, animal biomass, and municipal waste biomass) is processed to produce useful products, such as fuels. For example, systems are described that can use feedstock...
8895265 Multistage fractionation process for recalcitrant C5 oligosaccharides  
Methods are disclosed for increasing the level of C5 monosaccharides produced from lignocellulosic biomass using a multistage fractionation process to handle recalcitrant C5 oligosaccharides...
8895266 Antibody composition-producing cell  
The present invention relates to a cell for the production of an antibody molecule such as an antibody useful for various diseases having high antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxic activity,...
8889379 Biocatalytic production of glycosides  
An in vitro method to produce a glycoside is described which includes the steps of contacting the cellodextrin phosphorylase from Clostridium stercorarium with alpha-glucose-1-phosphate or...
8883451 Enhanced soluble C5 saccharide yields  
Methods are disclosed for increasing the level of soluble C5 saccharides produced from lignocellulosic biomass comprising acidifying fractionated lignocellulosic biomass to prevent the...
8871266 Probiotic storage and delivery  
Probiotic microorganisms are micro encapsulated by dispersing the probiotic microorganism in an aqueous suspension of a film forming protein and a carbohydrate; in an oil in water emulsion of a...
8865432 Method for preparing cellulose derivatives having solubility improved  
Provided is a method for preparing a cellulose derivative having solubility improved and therefore having less undissolved floating portions when the derivative is added into water. More...
8852905 Processing biomass  
Biomass (e.g., plant biomass, animal biomass, and municipal waste biomass) is processed to produce useful products, such as fuels. For example, systems are described that can use feedstock...
8846049 Process for manufacturing vaccines  
The present application discloses an improved method for conducting saccharide—protein conjugation reactions using carbodiimide condensation chemistry. Depending on the nature of the saccharide or...
8846356 Processing biomass  
Biomass (e.g., plant biomass, animal biomass, and municipal waste biomass) is processed to produce useful products, such as fuels. For example, systems are described that can use feedstock...
8841091 Enzymes for starch processing  
The present invention relates to polypeptides comprising a carbohydrate-binding module amino acid sequence and an alpha-amylase amino acid sequence as well as to the application of such polypeptides.
8841092 Reversible natural product glycosyltransferase-catalyzed reactions, compounds and related methods  
The present invention relates to methods of use of glycosyltransferases and related compounds. The invention exploits the reversibility of glycosyltransferases to generate new sugars, unnatural...
8834676 Paper products and methods and systems for manufacturing such products  
Methods of producing cellulosic or lignocellulosic materials for use in papermaking include treating a cellulosic or lignocellulosic dry feedstock having a first average molecular weight with...
8828702 Variant humicola grisea CBH1.1  
Disclosed are variants of Humicola grisea Cel7A (CBH1.1), H. jecorina CBH1 variant or S. thermophilium CBH1, nucleic acids encoding the same and methods for producing the same. The variant...
8815239 Glycoconjugates and use thereof as vaccine against Shigella flexneri serotype 3a and X  
The present invention relates to compounds derived from sugars which reproduce the epitopes of Shigella flexneri serotypes 3a and X and to the use thereof for the preparation of vaccine...
8815544 Production of galactosylated glycoproteins in lower eukaryotes  
The present invention provides a novel lower eukaryotic host cell producing human-like glycoproteins characterized as having a terminal β-galactose residue and essentially lacking fucose and...
8802393 Arabinose isomerase expressed from Corynebacterium genus and tagatose manufacturing method by using it  
The present invention relates to a thermophilic arabinose isomerase and a method of manufacturing tagatose using the same, and more precisely, a gene encoding arabinose isomerase originating from...
8785155 Process for obtaining biochemicals in a zero-liquid discharge plant  
A method is presented for the production of cellulosic ethanol, acetic acid and derivatives from the extract containing fibers and hemicelluloses after steam cooking of biomass in a host plant....
8771991 SOAT polypeptide reaction mixture  
The invention relates to sialate-O-acetyltransferase (SOAT) polypeptides, nucleic acids that encode the polypeptides, and methods of using the polypeptides.
8765438 Polypeptides with xylanase activity  
Polypeptides with xylanase activity modified to increase bran solubilization and/or xylanase activity. The modification comprises modification of one or more amino acids in position 12 or 13 in...
8765440 CBH1 homologs and varian CBH1 cellulase  
Disclosed are a number of homologs and variants of Hypocrea jecorina Cel7A (formerly Trichoderma reesei cellobiohydrolase I or CBH1), nucleic acids encoding the same and methods for producing the...
8759030 Process for producing 2-O-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-L-ascorbic acid  
The object of the present invention is to provide a method and a process for producing 2-O-α-glucopyranosyl-L-ascorbic acid where 5-O-α-glucopyranosyl-L-ascorbic acid and...
8759032 Genetically engineered strain WSJ-IA for producing isovaleryl spiramycin I  
A genetically engineered strain WSJ-IA for producing isovaleryl spiramycin I. Also provided is a method for preparing the strain, including the steps of: (a) constructing a recombinant plasmid...
8748141 Methods and systems for producing ethanol using raw starch and fractionation  
The present invention relates to methods for producing high levels of alcohol during fermentation of plant material, and to the high alcohol beer produced. The method can include fractionating the...
8748123 Fucose-containing bacterial biopolymer  
The presently disclosed subject matter concerns a microbial biopolymer comprising fucose in its composition. This biopolymer consists of a polysaccharide comprising fucose, which represents at...
8735100 Cellulose and ligno-cellulose active proteins  
Methods to digest carbohydrates, especially lignocelluloses and hemicelluloses, using fungal proteins previously not recognized as having this activity are described.
8728320 Lignin sorbent, lignin removal unit, biorefinery, process for removing lignin, process for binding lignin and renewable material  
This invention relates to a lignin sorbent, a lignin removal unit, a biorefinery, a process for removing lignin, a process for binding lignin, and a renewable material. The lignin sorbent includes...
8715979 Method of producing filamentous fungus culture product  
It is an object of the present invention to provide a method of adjusting productivity of enzymes, in particular, amylolytic enzymes, plant fiber degradation enzymes and proteolytic enzymes in a...
8709768 Processing biomass  
Biomass (e.g., plant biomass, animal biomass, and municipal waste biomass) is processed to produce useful products, such as fuels. For example, systems are described that can use feedstock...
8709761 Methods of saccharification of polysaccharides in plants  
Saccharification of polysaccharides of plants is provided, where release of fermentable sugars from cellulose is obtained by adding plant tissue composition. Production of glucose is obtained...
8691526 Processing materials  
Biomass feedstocks (e.g., plant biomass, animal biomass, and municipal waste biomass) are processed to produce useful products, such as fuels. For example, systems are described that can convert...
8691554 Modified yeast consuming L-arabinose  
The present invention relates to a method for producing a L-arabinose utilizing yeast strain for the production of ethanol, whereby a yeast strain is modified by introducing and expressing araA...
8686123 Use of manganese peroxidase for enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulosic material  
Improved manganese peroxidases, polynucleotides encoding improved manganese peroxidase and vectors and cells thereof are provided, as well as methods for converting a cellulose-containing biomass...
8685690 Recombinant β-glucosidase variants for production of soluble sugars from cellulosic biomass  
The invention relates to recombinant expression of a variant form of a fungal C1 strain β-glucosidase. The invention also relates to the generation of fermentable sugars from biomass and the...
8685672 Incorporation of flavan-3-ols and gallic acid derivatives into lignin to improve biomass utilization  
A method of manufacturing modified lignin and the resulting non-natural modified lignin product in which a lignin-producing polymerization reaction is performed using a polymerizable monomer...
8679817 Variant Hypocrea jecorina CBH1 cellulase  
Described herein are variants of H. jecorina CBH I, a Cel7 enzyme. The present invention provides novel cellobiohydrolases that have improved thermostability and reversibility.
8679797 Method for preparing glucan and mannan, glucan preparation and mannan preparation produced thereby and use thereof  
The present invention provides a method for extracting glucan and mannan from the cell wall of a microorganism. Specifically, the method of the present invention in one embodiment comprises the...
8679816 Cellulase variants with improved expression, activity and stability, and use thereof  
The present disclosure relates to cellulase variants. In particular the present disclosure relates to cellulase variants having improved expression, activity and/or stability. Also described are...