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6537979 Water-insoluble derivatives of hyaluronic acid crosslinked with a biscarbodiimide  
This invention describes a method for preparing water-insoluble biocompatible gels, films and sponges by reacting hyaluronic acid, or a salt thereof, with a carbodiimide in the absence of a...
6534647 Surface-active alkylurethanes of fructans  
The invention concerns the use as surface-active agent of a fructan N-alkylurethane (I) which is composed of saccharide units of general formula (II) A(O—CO—NH—R)s (II)whereinA represents a fruct...
6528644 Acetoacetylated saccharides and process of making the same  
A product of acetoacetylated saccharide and the process of making such a product. The process is enzymatic where an enzyme is used as a catalyst for the reaction. The enzymatic process provides...
6528643 Esterified polysaccharide products and B-lactone ring opened ketene dimer products containing the compositions, and process of making the same  
Product of esterified polysaccharides and the process of making such product. The process can be enzymatic where an enzyme is used as a catalyst for the reaction. The process can also be chemical...
6528069 Concentrated polyol composition  
A concentrated polyol composition, having a water content from 10-17%, preferably between 12 and 16%, and comprising from 35 to 90% of hydrogenated monosaccharides including at least 30% of...
6528497 Synthetic polysaccharides, their method of production and pharmaceutical compositions containing same  
Novel synthetic polysaccharides for use in the treatment of pathologies associated with a coagulation dysfunction.
6525145 Polylactide/dextran graft co-polymers for biomaterial and tissue engineering applications  
A biocompatible, biodegradable, copolymer is prepared from cross-linking a polylactic acid with a polysaccharide such as dextran. The resulting copolymer is a biodegradable hydrogel or solid having...
6517678 Modified polysaccharides containing amphiphillic hydrocarbon moieties  
Modified polysaccharides (such as starches, gums, chitosans, celluloses, alginates, sugars, etc.), which are commonly used in the paper industry as strengthening agents, surface sizes, coating...
6518419 Process for selective oxidation of primary alcohols  
Primary alcohols, especially in carbohydrates, can be selectively oxidized to aldehydes and carboxylic acids in a low-halogen process by using a peracid in the presence of a catalytic amount of a...
6512109 Processes for producing saccharide derivatives using solid ultrastrong acid  
This invention provides glycoside polymers or glycosides which are useful as a material for functional foods, biodegradable fibers or medicaments, said glycoside polymers being produced efficiently...
6509322 Pharmaceutical compositions for topical use containing hyaluronic acid and its derivatives  
The present invention is drawn to a pharmaceutical composition, comprising a pharmaceutically effective amount of an acidic polysaccharide and/or a derivative thereof, a gaseous vehicle, and a...
6509176 Heteropolysaccharide produced by an agrobacterium radiobacter  
The invention concerns a heteropolysaccharide (HP) characterised in that it is obtainable by fermenting in a medium comprising at least an Agrobacterium radiobacter I-2001 (or DSM 12095) strain,...
6506387 Method for preparing aloin by extraction  
The invention concerns a method for preparing aloin which consists in extracting from a substance containing aloe, in particular the yellow sap of aloe or a derived product, in the presence of an...
6498246 Glycosaminoglycan derivatives and processes for preparing same  
The invention provides novel glycosaminoglycan derivatives having a repeating unit structure of two saccharides of hexosamine and hexuronic acid as a backbone structure, in which the bonds between...
6495608 Methods of performing surgery with galactomannan polymers and borate  
The present invention is directed to viscoelastic systems comprising a combination of a galactomannan polysaccharide containing composition and borate containing composition. The two compositions...
6492349 Aminosugar and glycosaminoglycan composition for the treatment and repair of connective tissue  
A therapeutic composition for the protection, treatment and repair of connective tissue in mammals and a method for the treatment of connective tissue in mammals by the administration of the...
6485945 Polysaccharide compositions and uses thereof  
An entirely aqueous method for concentrating water soluble polysaccharides having molecular weights of at least about 50 kDa. The method comprises evaporating a water soluble...
6486215 Solutions for treating contact lenses  
Contact lens care compositions for the treatment of hard contact lenses are disclosed. The compositions are useful for rinsing, cleaning, disinfecting and storing of hard contact lenses. The...
6482941 Carboxylated polysaccharides 6-substituted  
A new class of polysaccharides containing carboxylic groups selectively substituted with halogens on the carbon atom on position 6 of the glicopyranosidic residue and the procedure to obtain these...
6479657 Crystalline 1-kestose and process for preparing the same  
A process for producing crystal 1-kestose wherein granular crystal 1-kestose in the form of large crystals can be produced at a high yield is disclosed. A highly pure solution of 1-kestose is...
6476201 Methods for the production of non-covalently complexed and multivalent proteosome sub-unit vaccines  
A continuous method for preparing proteosome-amphiphilic determinant vaccines for parenteral or mucosal administration using diafiltration or ultrafiltration technology. The amphiphilic...
6476002 Treatment of chronic inflammatory diseases with CM101/GBS toxin  
A method of treating a chronic inflammatory disease such as rheumatoid arthritis or psoriasis includes treating a patient with a toxin derived from Group B β-hemolytic Streptococcus bacteria. The ...
6455285 Enzyme-catalyzed modifications of macromolecules in organic solvents  
Protease enzyme from Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus sp. Catalyzes the acylation of organic solvent-insoluble macromolecules in isooctane solution containing vinyl esters of fatty acids, lactones or...
6455512 Water-soluble esterified hydrocolloids  
Emulsifiers based on the reaction product of hydrocolloid and dicarboxylic anhydrides, especially useful in the preparation of oil-in-water emulsions.
6444653 Glass-like polysaccharide useful as absorbent for liquids  
A particulate absorbent, for the absorption of liquids, comprising particles selected from the group consisting of particles of glass-like polysaccharides and of particles of glass-like...
6436911 IL-12 production inhibitor  
An IL-12 production inhibitor which comprises, as an active ingredient, a keratan sulfate oligosaccharide or a derivative thereof, for example, a keratan sulfate oligosaccharide comprising at least...
6436679 Process for the preparation of immunodulatory polysaccharides from aloe  
The present invention provides a rapid and efficient method for the preparation and isolation of biologically active polysaccharides from Aloe. The present invention includes the activated mixture...
6436912 Drug complexes  
A drug complex characterized in that a residue of a drug compound such as antineoplastic agents and a carboxy(C1-4)alkyldextran polyalcohol obtained by treating a dextran under conditions that...
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, ...