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6303585 Cross-linked polysaccharide drug carrier  
A carrier and a method for preparing it are provided for use in the delivery of therapeutic agents. A polysaccharide is reacted with an oxidizing agent to open sugar rings on the polysaccharide to...
6303778 Fractionated polydisperse compositions  
The present invention concerns a new fractionated polydisperse carbohydrate composition having the following definition: an av. DP which is significantly higher than the av. DP of a native...
6303584 Water soluble lipidated arabinogalactan  
Arabinogalactan compositions are provided which are useful in a wide variety of different biomedical applications. In one embodiment, water soluble lipidated arabinogalactans are provided which...
6290978 Derivatives of arabinogalactan and compositions including the same  
Derivatized Arabinogalactan can be utilized in a variety of compositions to impart functionality without imparting negative rheological affects when the amount of the derivatized Arabinogalactan is...
6291671 Process for producing drug complexes  
A method for preparing a drug complex in which a polysaccharide derivative having carboxyl groups and a residue of a drug compound are bound to each other by means of a spacer comprising an amino...
6288044 O-sulfated bacterial polysaccharides  
Process for the preparation of O-sulfated K4, K5 and K40 polysaccharides useful for the treatment of tumoral, HIV-1 and coagulation pathologies and in cosmetic preparations, wherein the K4, K5 or...
6288043 Injectable hyaluronate-sulfated polysaccharide conjugates  
An injectable composition is provided for promoting bone and/or cartilage growth comprising hyaluronic acid cross-linked to sulfated polysaccharide through linking groups. The linking groups are...
6280628 Biodegradable complexing agents for heavy metals  
Heavy metals including lead, copper, zinc, and cadmium, are effectively extracted from sludge mixtures by treatment of the mixture with carboxyl derivatives of fructans, having a degree of...
6281341 Hetero-polysaccharide conjugate and methods of making and using the same  
Disclosed and claimed are: a composition including at least one glycosaminoglycan, e.g., CIS, and at least one alginate, e.g., sodium alginate, wherein: the at least one glycosaminoglycan and/or...
6277379 Use of purified invaplex from gram negative bacteria as a vaccine  
A novel composition comprising Invaplex from gram-negative bacteria is described and is effective as a vaccine against gram-negative bacterial infection.
6277984 Monomethine cyanines rigidized by a two-carbon chain  
Fluorescent monomethine cyanine complexes rigidized a two-carbon alkyl group between the nitrogen's of the cyanine's heterocycles are provided and having the structure ##STR1##wherein R1 through R7...
6274565 Inhibitor of activation of β-glucan recognition protein  
The present invention relates to an inhibitor of an activation of β-glucan recognition protein in a body fluid of an insect comprising a sugar compound comprising plural member of sugar residues, ...
6274356 Carbohydrate complex extracted from Mycobacterium tuberculosis and process for the preparation thereof  
A carbohydrate complex, which is a mixture of low molecular-weight polysaccharides of an arabinomannan structure extracted from Mycobacterium tuberculosis, is highly effective in treating various...
6274144 Method for generating antibodies to saccharide fragments  
A method for depolymerizing polysaccharides containing into saccharide fragments using ozonolysis is described.
6267961 Direct methods for molar-mass determination of fragments of Haemophilus influenzae type b capsular polysaccharides and vaccine preparation  
The invention relates to the accurate and precise direct molar-mass measurement of low-molar-mass fragments of polysaccharides such as Haemophilus influenzae Type b. The methods for obtaining such...
6265588 Isoxazole and crotonamide derivatives and their use as pharmaceuticals and diagnostics  
A compound of the formula ##STR1##where R1 is the radical of the formula II or III ##STR2##is suitable for the production of a pharmaceutical for the treatment of inflammations, carcinomatous...
6262255 Non-immunogenic, biocompatible macromolecular membrane compositions, and methods for making them  
Non-immunogenic biocompatible macromolecular sheet composition are formed from a cellulosic membrane, a binding moiety having a plurality of functional groups, and a glycosaminoglycan (GAG). The...
6248710 Fabric treatment with polysaccharides containing UV absorbing groups  
A water-soluble or water-dispersible material for deposition onto a fabric substrate during a treatment process. The material comprises a β1-4 -linked polysaccharide structure having at least one ...
6245753 Amphiphilic polysaccharide derivatives  
Polysaccharides, which are widely used as an anticoagulation drugs, especially heparin, are clinically administered only by intravenous or subcutaneous injection because of their strong...
6242593 Environmentally friendly sugar-based vinyl monomers useful in repulpable adhesives and other applications  
Copolymers prepared from novel alkyl polyglycoside maleic acid esters and vinyl monomers are biodegradable and repulpable and are useful in adhesives, coatings, sizing agents, toners, retention...
6242594 Process for glucan preparation and therapeutic uses of glucan  
A process for the production of β-3-(1,3)(1,6) glucan from a glucan containing cellular source is described, together with compositions and uses/methods of treatment involving glucan. The process ...
6235709 Inhibitor of helicobacter pylori colonization  
The present invention provides a safe and effective inhibitor of Helicobacter pylori colonization in the stomach and a food containing the inhibitor. The inhibitor of the present invention...
6232101 Oxidase-promoted gelling of phenolic polymers  
A method for causing gelling or increase of viscosity of an aqueous medium containing a gellable polymeric material having substituents with phenolic hydroxy groups comprises adding an oxidase,...
6232301 Remedies for bladder disorders  
In order to provide an agent for treatment of bladder troubles that has vesical mucosa epithelium dilatation promoting action and/or vesical mucosa healing action, and exhibits excellent curative...
6229009 Polycarboxylic based cross-linked copolymers  
A cross-linked copolymer based on at least one non-crosslinked polycarboxylic polysaccharide and at least one second non-crosslinked polycarboxylic polymer which is not a polycarboxylic...
6228998 Amino spacered glycosaminoglycan derivatives and their use in copolymerization with acrylamide  
A glycosaminoglycan derivative is disclosed wherein a first amino group of a spacer compound (NH2 --Y--NH2) is bonded to an aldehyde formed by reducing and partially oxidizing a reducing end sugar...
6225462 Conjugated polysaccharide fabric detergent and conditioning products  
A polysaccharide conjugate comprises a polysaccharide with an attached entity having a molecular weight of at least 5000, the polysaccharide conjugate being capable of binding to cellulose....
6218560 Surface-active organosilicon compounds  
The invention relates to organosilicon compounds modified with mono- or polyhydroxylated hydrocarbon radicals or carbohydrate derivatives and containing units of the general formula (I) Aa Rb SiXc...
6203804 External skin-care composition  
An external skin-care composition comprising (A) a low-strength agar having a jelly strength of 250 g/cm2 or lower as measured at an agar concentration of 1.5 wt. %; (B) a water-soluble polymer;...
6204254 Biocompatible surfaces and a method for their preparation  
A novel group of compounds is disclosed for decorating the surface of synthetic polymeric or tissue derived prostheses to prevent adverse rejection events. The decorating molecules are obtained as...
6204376 Carbopeptoids and carbonucleotoids  
Libraries are synthesized with oligomeric carbopeptoids and carbonucleotoids. Carbopeptides are oligosaccharides having carbohydrate subunits linked to one another by amide bonds. Carbonucleotoids...
6197951 Starch graft copolymer blast media  
The invention discloses a starch graft poly(meth)acrylate blast media which is effective in paint removal. The media is superior to a physical blend of the components (i.e., starch and acrylic...
6197952 Long chained beta glucan isolates derived from viscous barley grain, and the process of making  
Disclosed are long chained beta glucan isolates containing beta glucan fibers from about 1 to about 6 mm in length, with purity greater than 50%. Also described are the methods to produce these...
6197534 Engineered proteins for analyte sensing  
Disclosed are methods and sensors for detecting the presence or concentration of an analyte in a sample, preferably a sugar such as glucose, which preferably utilizes a labeled engineered protein,...
6194564 Process for production of saline-solution soluble xanthan gum  
A process for saline-solution soluble xanthan gum which comprises the steps of precipitating xanthan gum by mixing, with stirring, an aqueous solution of xanthan gum with an organic solvent which...
6177085 Generation of immune response using immunogenic conjugate of molecules  
Immunogenic conjugate molecules comprising at least a portion of a capsular polysaccharide of a Streptococcus strain linked to at least a portion of an outer membrane protein of a Haemophilus...
6174549 Gel products from plant matter  
Gels are produced from an aqueous soluble hemicellulosic starting medium which is free of glucans and obtainable from testaceous plant material. The starting medium is extracted with a non-acidic...
6174863 Carbohydrate derivatives  
The invention relates to a carbohydrate derivative having formula I ##STR1##wherein R1 is (1-4C)alkoxy; R2, R3 and R4 are independently (1-4C)alkoxy or OSO3-, the total number of sulfate groups is...
6172219 Auto-cross-linked gellan gum  
The present invention is drawn to inner esters of gellan, wherein the carboxy groups are esterified with hydroxy groups from either the same or different molecules of gellan. The present invention...
6171810 Method for detecting and assaying exoglycosidase activity  
A method for detecting and measuring exoglycosidase activity is presented. The method employs derivatives containing the fluorescent group 4-methylumbelliferyl ("4-Mu") at a pH lower than that...
6168796 Immunostimulating activity of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 8 oligosaccharides  
This invention provides compositions comprising an oligosaccharide of S. pneumoniae serotype 8 useful for stimulating an immune response to an antigen, methods of providing protective immunization...
6162447 Microstructured compositions  
The present invention provides a microstructured cosmetic composition comprising: A) a cosmetically acceptable oil phase which is dispersed in; B) an aqueous phase comprising 0.05 to 3.0,...
6162449 Scleroglucans and cosmetic composition containing the new compounds  
A cosmetic composition is provided comprising: A) a cosmetically acceptable carrier; and B) 0.05 to 3.0 % by weight, based on the weight of the total composition, of a β-1,3-scleroglucan having a ...
6160110 Amino acid copolymers having pendent polysaccharide moieties and uses thereof  
A water-soluble or water-dispersible amino acid copolymer having pendent polysaccharide moieties. The invention also provides a method for cleaning an article and a method of providing soil...
6153601 Polyholoside compositions for stimulating the immune system  
Cosmetic/pharmaceutical/dermatological compositions suited for stimulating the immune system/defenses of a mammalian organism, via topically applying same to the skin of such organism, comprise an...
6150086 Encapsulation of oleophilic substances and compositions produced thereby  
Multiple micro-encapsulations of a high concentration oleophilic substance using heat to set the primary particle renders the composition suitable for the production of free-flowing powders or...
6147206 Isolation of hemicellulose from corn fiber  
This invention pertains to a high yield process for producing high quality corn fiber gum by hydrogen peroxide treatment of corn fiber during alkaline extraction and/or after obtaining the alkaline...
6143883 Water-soluble low molecular weight beta-glucans for modulating immunological responses in mammalian system  
A fractionated, water-soluble, readily absorbable, low molecular weight beta-glucan is usable as an immune-modulator in the mammalian system. A method is disclosed, which produces a fractionated...
6139751 Biodegradable complexing agents for heavy metals  
Heavy metals can be effectively complexed with a derivative of a fructan, which derivative contains complexing groups chosen from --X--CY--ZM, --X--CY--ZM, --X--CY--S--S--CY--X--Q, --PY'(--Z'M)2,...
6132723 Immunogenic oligosaccharide compositions  
The invention provides immunogenic oligosaccharide compositions and methods of making and using them. In particular, the compositions comprise oligosaccharides covalently coupled to carrier...