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8748153 Biosorbents for the extraction of metals  
A biosorbent for removing cationic and/or anionic metals from aqueous solutions, and a process for the production of the biosorbent. The biosorbent includes bacterial aggregates of Bacillus sp....
8613917 Combination bacteriolytic therapy for the treatment of tumors  
Current approaches for treating cancer are limited, in part, by the inability of drugs to affect the poorly vascularized regions of tumors. We have found that spores of anaerobic bacteria in...
8614083 Method and device for the concentration of multiple microorganisms and toxins from large liquid toxins  
A method for the simultaneous concentration of multiple toxins from large volumes of water. The method includes the steps of providing a disposable separation centrifuge bowl, the centrifuge bowl...
8551775 Subpopulations of spore-like cells and uses thereof  
Subpopulations of spore-like cells expressing specific cell surface and gene expression markers are provided. In one embodiment, the cells express at least one cell surface or gene expression...
8535918 Preparing method for (S)-3hydroxybutyric acid and (S)-3 hydroxybutyrate ester using recombinant microorganism  
A method of synthesizing optically-active (S)-3-hydroxybutyric acid and (S)-3-hydroxybutyrate ester using a mutated microorganism is provided. More particularly, a mutated microorganism for...
8454983 Formulation and delivery of Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies israelensis and Bacillus sphaericus in combination for broadspectrum activity and management of resistance to biological mosquito larvicides  
A method for controlling Dipteran larvae or a method for inhibiting the development of larvicidal resistance, controlling resistant populations and reducing resistance levels in Diptera by...
8450098 Method for introducing nucleic acids into fungal cells  
The method disclosed herein, relates generally to introducing molecules such as biomolecules (e.g., nucleic acids) into a filamentous fungus. More specifically, the methods disclosed herein relate...
8389263 Spores for the stabilization and on-site application of bacterial whole-cell biosensing systems  
The presently-disclosed subject matter is directed to biosensors comprising spore-forming bacterial cells and/or spores generated therefrom, a recognition unit within each spore-forming cell for...
8343741 Pelletization process to control filamentous fungi morphology for enhanced reactor rheology bioproduct formation  
Filamentous fungi are grown in pellet form by culturing the filamentous fungi in liquid culture under one or more of the following conditions: 1) with addition of particulate substrates: 2) using...
8158401 Method for isolating and culturing unculturable microorganisms  
The invention provides a method for isolating and culturing a previously unculturable microorganism, which comprises: (i) collecting a sample from an environmental source; (ii) counting/estimating...
8007783 Quality of life for hepatitis C patients with a formulation for administration to the oral mucosa including Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus and N-acetyl D-glucosamine  
Disclosed are quick dissolve tablets, each including Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp bulgaricus (LBD) and N-acetyl-glucosamine (NAG), as well as excipients, for oral mucosal administration, for...
8007782 Combination bacteriolytic therapy for the treatment of tumors  
Current approaches for treating cancer are limited, in part, by the inability of drugs to affect the poorly vascularized regions of tumors. We have found that spores of anaerobic bacteria in...
7888011 Methods for isolation of nucleic acids from prokaryotic spores  
The invention provides methods and related products for extracting nucleic acids such as DNA from prokaryotic spores. The invention also encompasses methods for identifying the source of such...
7860658 Reverse progeny mapping  
Provided is a method for mapping traits in organisms, in particular in plants. The method comprises a) providing a population of SDR-0 organisms, in particular plants, that each arise from one...
7704732 Fermentation unit with liquid nitrogen cooling  
An integrated industrial plant includes various systems, all of which use a cryogenic liquid obtained from a common source. One system includes a fermentation unit, in which cold air, chilled by...
7547536 Method for detecting bacterial spores  
A method of detecting the presence and quantity of bacterial spores, which includes adding an electrophilic alcohol and an acid anhydride to a sample, admixing the sample with a solvent, and...
7491404 Acellular immunogenic compositions and acellular vaccine compositions against Bacillus anthracis  
The invention concerns an acellular immunogenic or vaccine composition for producing antibodies against Bacillus anthracis comprising a protective antigen (PA) and killed and optionally purified...
7319028 Process for producing sporangia of Bacillus popilliae, control agent, and controlling method  
The present invention provides a process for efficiently producing sporangia of Bacillus popilliae containing spores and parasporal bodies having controlling effects on Scarabaeidae insects, and a...
7166290 Methods for producing oocysts  
The present invention provides improved methods and compositions for producing oocysts. The oocysts produced according to the invention find use in the manufacture of vaccines. In preferred...
7018640 In ovo vaccination against coccidiosis  
The invention relates to a method of vaccinating a domesticated bird against coccidiosis comprising administering in ovo an effective immnunizing dose of live Eimeria sporozoites or merozoites, or...
6838292 Detection of biological warfare agents  
Methods and devices are provided for the detection of bacterial agents such agents as Bacillus anthracis and Clostridium botulinum with high sensitivity and selectivity. More specifically, methods...
6599715 Real time viability detection of bacterial spores  
This invention relates to a process for detecting the presence of viable bacterial spores in a sample and to a spore detection system, the process including placing a sample in a germination...
6475772 Strain of Trichoderma harzianum useful as nematode inhibitor, fungicide and plant growth promoter and a process for the isolation thereof  
A strain of Trichoderma harzianum is obtained that is useful as a nematode inhibitor, fungicide and plant growth promoter. The strain has ATCC accession number PTA-3701. The strain is isolated by...
6344340 Viability assay for sporocyst-forming protozoa  
A method is disclosed for determining the viability of sporocyst-forming protozoa. The method involves treating a sample of protozoa with at least one vital dye and determining the viability of...
6200808 Induction of embryogenesis from plant microspores  
Embryogenesis from plant microspores is routinely induced with a 16-24 h temperature treatment of 32.5° C. Continuous culture at 25° C. results in pollen development. However, microspore treatment...
6143549 Fungal inoculum preparation  
A fungal inoculum comprising a pelleted nutrient substrate coated with fungal propagules suspended in a hydrophilic material is disclosed.
5900375 Induction of embryogenesis using cytoskeleton inhibitors or protein synthesis inhibitors  
Embryogenesis from plant microspores is routinely induced with a 16-24 h temperature treatment of 32.5° C. Continuous culture at 25° C. results in pollen development. However, microspore treatment...
5876960 Bacterial spore detection and quantification methods  
The invented methods are effective for the detection and quantification of bacterial spores in a sample medium. A lanthanide such as europium or terbium is combined with a medium to be tested for...
5827515 Bacillus thuringiensis sporulation gene  
The present invention relates to a novel sporulation gene isolated from B. thuringiensis, and a DNA segment comprising the nucleic acid sequences encoding the gene and DNA sequences encoding...
5770393 Biological indicator for detection of early metabolic activity  
A bacteria impermeable container or ampule (10) contains a liquid growth medium and a substrate-indicator complex. The complex includes a substrate component, e.g., starch, and an indicator...
5756351 Biomolecular optical sensors  
The invention provides protein-based sensors which report changes at a cell surface membrane. These sensors comprise an endogenous cell surface protein having a post-translationally generated...
5717070 Filamentous fungus proteins for binding and transporting lipids, method for preparing them and their applications  
The present invention is directed to a family of phospholipid binding and transporting proteins, a method for preparing same from fungi, and their use in cosmeticology, the agri-foodstuffs...
5614375 Method and test kit for the rapid detection of biotoxic contaminants  
The invention provides a method for the rapid detection of biotoxic contaants in a test material comprising combining a sample of the test material with activated spores essentially devoid of...
5610051 Method for production of coniferous isogenic cell lines  
This invention relates to the production of genetically homogeneous cell lines from coniferous plants. In particular, this invention describes a method for producing isogenic cell lines of...
5538890 Self-delimiting fungal mutants, bioherbicidal compositions thereof, method of preparing thereof and method of using thereof for weed control  
A broad spectrum biological herbicide comprises a mammal-sparing bioherbicide fungal mutant, e.g., a S. sclerotiorum mutant, of limited survival time and geographical dissemination characteristics...
5498526 Bacillus circulans based biological indicator for gaseous sterilants  
Biological indicators are provided for use in validating and routinely monitoring oxidizing gas sterilizations. The biological indicators are based on Bacillus circulans spores that are enclosed...
5424410 Bacillus thuringiensis isolates for controlling acarides  
Disclosed and claimed are Bacillus thuringiensis isolates designated B.t. PS50C, B.t. PS86A1, B.t. PS69D1, B.t. PS72L1, B.t. PS75J1, B.t. PS83E5, B.t. PS45B1, B.t.. PS24J, B.t. PS94R3, B.t. PS17,...
5407870 Process for fabricating a semiconductor device having a high reliability dielectric material  
A process for fabricating a high-reliability composite dielectric layer (19) includes the formation of a first oxynitride layer (14) on the surface (12) of a silicon substrate (10). The formation...
5296369 Method and compositions for controlling round-leaved mallow using Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f. sp. malvae, A.T.C.C. 20767  
Commercial mycoherbicide compositions for the control of round-leaved mallow weeds (Malva pusilla Sm.), the active ingredient being the spores of the fungus Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f.sp....
5284652 Dermatophyte vaccine  
A vaccine for the prophylaxis of dermatophyte infection in animals, such as horses and guinea pigs, comprising a suspension of two strains of killed T. equinum in an effective amount combined with...
5277904 Broad spectrum dermatophyte vaccine  
A vaccine for the prophylaxis of dermatophyte infection in animals, such as guinea pigs, cats, rabbits, horses and lambs comprising a suspension of killed T. equinum, T. mentagrophytes (var....
5231014 Fermentation process for producing natamycin  
A natamycin producing Streptomyces species ferments to produce natamycin. A spore suspension of the Streptomyces species is propagated in a predetermined medium to obtain a quantity of...
5208017 Biologically active Bacillus thuringiensis isolates  
Disclosed and claimed are Bacillus thuringiensis isolates designated B.t. PS86A1 and B.t. PS86Q3, which are active against corn rootworm larvae and the alfalfa weevil. Thus, these isolates, or...
5094954 Production of endospores from pasteuria by culturing with explanted tissue from nematodes  
Disclosed here is a novel method for producing bacterial endospores which can be used as biocontrol agents for nematodes. Advantageously, the novel method does not require that bacteria be grown...
5023172 Predictive assay for tumor control  
An in vitro method for determining clonogenicity of and measuring the effect of physical (such as radiation or heat) or chemical treatment on mammalian test cells, including normal and tumor test...
4849217 Novel isolates of bacilus thuringiensis having activity against the alfalfa weevil, hypera brunneipennis  
Novel Bacillus thuringiensis (B.t.) isolates are disclosed and claimed. These novel B.t. isolates have activity against the Egyptian alfalfa weevil, which is known to cause heavy agricultural losses.
4837146 Forecasting the risk of sclerotinia stem rot in crops  
Sclerotinia stem rot, caused by the fungus Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (L ib.) de Bary, is a major disease of rapeseed (canola) in western Canada and many other parts of the world. Significant yield...
4824671 In vitro method for producing infective bacterial spores and spore-containing insecticidal compositions  
Disclosed are insecticidal compositions for controlling Scarabaeide comprising an effective amount of sporangium-free spores of pathogens that cause milky disease in said Scarabaeide. Also...
4799545 Bacteria and its use in a microbial profile modification process  
The present invention is a bacteria and its use in a Microbial Enhanced Oil Recovery (MEOR) process. Any one of two newly isolated strains of bacteria are injected downhole in a petroleum...
4748021 Antifungal compositions containing trichoderma active against fusarium  
A biological control agent comprising the antifungal agent Trichoderma harzianum T-35 (ATCC No. 20691), which is characterized by antifungal activity against fungi of the genus Fusarium. This...

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