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6433161 Galactosylated hydroxyalkyl polysaccharides  
Galactosylated hydroxyalkyl polysaccharides wherein galactose moieties are bound to the hydroxyalkyl polysaccharide by galactosidic bonds, and a process for preparing the galactosylated...
6433152 Sophoroselipids, method for their production and use  
The invention relates to sophoroselipids of formula (I) wherein R4 represents H, —CH2CH3, —CH2CH2CH3, n is an integer number from 2 to 27, R1 and R2 represent, independently from each other, H or ...
6426074 Group B Streptococcus vaccine  
The invention concerns a vaccine capable of protecting a recipient from infection caused group B Streptococcus. The vaccine comprises polysaccharide-protein moieties or protein moieties without a...
6426201 β-glucan products and extraction processes from cereals  
A process for obtaining β-glucan from cereal by extracting with water and without deactivation of enzymes associated with the cereal. A process for controlling the average molecular weight of ...
6423833 Functional sugar polymers from inexpensive sugar sources and apparatus for preparing same  
A process for preparing functional sugar polymers comprising transferring a monosaccharide or oligosaccharide to an acceptor, removing by-products, separating polymers which have not achieved the...
6420348 Pectic polysaccharides purified from Angelica gigas nakai and purification method and use as immunostimulating agent thereof  
An acidic polysaccharide isolated from aqueous extracts of Angelica gigas Nakai roots is disclosed. The compound has both immunostimulatory and anti-neoplastic activity. The compound is comprised...
6417171 Preparation of polymers by interfacial derivatization  
This invention utilizes methods of emulsion chemistry to derivative polymers, as distinguished from the synthetic methods of the prior art, whereby such polymers are derivative in a true solution....
6417346 Process for preparing a noncrystallizable polyol syrup  
The invention relates to a process for preparing a noncrystallizable polyol syrup stable to heat and to alkaline medium, using a step of hydrogenation of a sugar syrup and a step of caramelization...
6413494 Composition and pharmaceutical dosage form for colonic drug delivery using polysaccharides  
A colonic drug delivery composition contains a first polysaccharide and a second polysaccharide wherein both polysaccharide are degradable by colonic enzymes and are mixed at a environmental pH of...
6413715 β(1-3)-glucan diagnostic assays  
Methods of isolating β(1-3)-glucan or β(1-3)-glucan-containing organisms in a sample, or of detecting the presence of β(1-3)-glucan or β(1-3)-glucan-containing organisms in a sample, utilizing bin...
6414138 Process for producing mixtures rich in 1,6-GPS or 1,1-GPM  
The invention relates to a process for producing mixtures selectively enriched with either 1,1-GPM and 1,6-GPS from hydrogenated isomaltulose. The process involves dissolving hydrogenated...
6406894 Process for preparing polyvalent and physiologically degradable carbohydrate-containing polymers by enzymatic glycosylation reactions and the use thereof for preparing carbohydrate building blocks  
A process for preparing polyvalent, physiologically degradable carbohydrate-containing polymers by enzymatic glycosylation reactions is described. The carbohydrate-containing polymers thus prepared...
6407225 Compositions comprising hydroxy-functional polymers  
Compositions comprising a polysaccharide and a hydroxy-functional polyester are prepared by mixing the hydroxy-functional polyester and polysaccharide, modified polysaccharide or a...
6403787 Thermoplastic material consisting of aliphatic carbamic acid derivatives of polysaccharides and low-molecular urea derivatives as well as a process for their preparation and use of the same  
The present invention relates to evenly substituted polysaccharide derivatives having the general structure: polysaccharide—O—R wherein polysaccharide—O represents a substituted or unsub...
6388060 Process for the sulfation of uronic acid-containing polysaccharides  
This present invention provides methods of sulfating uronic acid-containing polysaccharides. High levels of sulfation can be obtained using the methods of the present invention.
6387853 Derivatization of polymers and well treatments using the same  
Polymers are derivatized and then may be introduced into a wellbore, such as in a hydraulic fracturing treatment. A polymer may be a guar powder that is mixed with a organic solvent and derivatized...
6384211 Carbopeptoids and carbo-nucleotoids  
Libraries are synthesized with oligomeric carbopeptoids and carbonucleotoids. Carbopeptoids are oligosaccharides having carbohydrate subunits linked to one another by amide bonds. Carbonucleotoids...
6376203 Glycoglycerophospholipid, antibody thereagainst, and method for detecting mycoplasma  
Mouse is immunized with an antigen of a lipid fraction originating from Mycoplasma fermentans. Its spleen cells are fused with mouse myeloma cells to prepare hybridomas. A hybridoma is selected,...
6372222 Antigenic group B Streptococcus type II and type III polysaccharide fragments having a 2, 5-anhydro-D-mannose terminal structure and conjugate vaccine thereof  
The process for depolymerizing Group B Types II and III Streptococcal Polysaccharide is disclosed which results in polysaccharide fragments having a reducing end suitable for conjugating to...
6369217 Scleroglucans and cosmetic compositions containing the new compounds  
A cosmetic composition is provided comprising: A) a cosmetically acceptable carrier; andB) 0.05 to 3.0% by weight, based on the weight of the total composition, of a β-1,3-scleroglucan having a ...
6361777 Method of coupling polysaccharides to proteins  
A novel method of covalently coupling polysaccharides to other biopolymers is provided, using an amino-thiol linker represented by formula (1):...
6350585 Reagent for assay of amylase isozyme activity  
A reagent for amylase isozyme activity assay, which contains 2-chloro-4-nitrophenyl 4-O-β-D-galactopyranosylmaltoside, an antibody inhibiting S-type amylase activity or P-type amylase activity, ...
6348590 Method for improving the exploitability and processability of guar endosperm and products obtained using said method  
A method for processing guar endosperm in which guar splits are brought into contact with an amount of liquid ammonia at least sufficient to wet the guar splits at a pressure higher than...
6339074 Sulfated hyaluronic acid and esters thereof  
Hyaluronic acid, hyaluronate esters and salts thereof are sulfated such that the number of sulfate groups per monomeric unit is in the range of from 0.5 to 3.5. The sulfated derivatives exhibit...
6333399 Process for producing chitosan-glucan complexes, compounds producible therefrom and their use  
A process for the preparation of chitosan-glucan complexes from biological sources by treating said biological sources with solutions, characterized in that a) chitin-containing microorganisms as...
6331619 Superabsorbent material and method for producing said material  
A superabsorbent polysaccharide derivative is obtained by oxidation of the polysaccharide to the extent that the derivative contains 0.2-0.3 carboxyl group per monosaccharide unit and cross-linking...
6323338 Method for concentrating β-glucan  
An entirely aqueous method for concentrating beta-glucan from a beta-glucan source, such as milled cereal bran, grain or distiller's dried grain. The method comprises providing an alkaline aqueous...
6320044 Process for recovering lipophilic oligosaccharide antibiotics  
A process for recovering a lipophilic oligosaccharide antibiotic from an aqueous fermentation broth containing the lipophilic oligosaccharide antibiotic admixed with impurities, by-products and/or...
6316505 Pharmaceutical compositions comprising fluorinated co-polymers  
Block copolymers containing a fluorinated hydrocarbon unit, a hydrocarbon unit, and a poly(oxyethylene) unit are useful in fluid formulations of pharmaceutical agents. A typical embodiment is: C11...
6316506 Conditioning solutions for contact lens care  
Contact lens care compositions for the treatment of hard contact lenses arc disclosed. The compositions are useful for rinsing, cleaning, disinfecting and storing of hard contact lenses. The...
6310186 Purification of biological preparations  
This invention relates to the purification of biological preparations such as proteins and nucleic acids, especially for example proteins that have been produced by recombinant DNA techniques in...
6303580 Cyclitol Containing carbohydrates from human tissue which regulate lipogenic activity  
The present invention provides for an isolated A-type substance having a structure identical to an A-type substance obtained from human liver or placenta, which is a cyclical containing...
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 ...