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Genetically modified fungi and their use in lipid production
The invention refers to fungal cells, and especially to oleaginous fungal cells that have been genetically modified to produce enzymes of the pyruvate...
Method for decreasing pyruvate catabolism and increasing the accumulation
of pyruvate in microbes
The present invention provides a method for decreasing pyruvate catabolism and increasing the accumulation of pyruvate in microbes. By overexpressing wild type...
Process for producing bioethanol by enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulose
A process for producing bioethanol includes the steps of pretreatment (consisting in destructuring the lignocellulosic vegetable raw material by placing it in...
Modified microorganisms and methods of making butadiene using same
The present disclosure generally relates to microorganisms that comprise one or more polynucleotides coding for enzymes in one or more pathways that catalyze a...
Non-liposomal systems for nucleic acid delivery
The present invention provides novel, stable lipid particles having a non-lamellar structure and comprising one or more active agents or therapeutic agents,...
Lentiviral-based vector and its use in directed evolution of genomic
regions, genes and polynucleotides
A method of directing evolution of a target polynucleotide of interest for obtaining variants of this target polynucleotide, a method to generate genetic...
Reversible genic male sterility in compositae
The present invention relates to plants of the Compositae family exhibiting a reversible genic male sterility trait, characterized in that the genic male...
Inbred corn line BB202
Inbred corn line designated BB202 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of inbred corn line BB202, to the plants and plant parts of inbred corn line...
Drought tolerant transgenic plants and method of making same
Embodiments of the present invention relate generally to drought tolerant transgenic plants and methods of creating the drought tolerant transgenic plants. In...
Polynucleotides, polypeptides encoded thereby, and methods of using same
for increasing abiotic stress...
Provided are methods of increasing tolerance of a plant to abiotic stress, and/or increasing biomass, growth rate, vigor and/or yield of a plant. The methods...
Maize genes for controlling plant growth and organ size and their use in
improving crop plants
The present invention provides polynucleotides and related polypeptides of the ZmARGOS gene family. The invention provides genomic sequence for the ZmARGOS...
C5a binding nucleic acids
The present invention is related to a nucleic acid molecule capable of binding to human C5a, wherein the nucleic acid molecule comprises a central stretch of...
Antisense oligonucleotides (ODN) against SMAD7 and uses thereof in medical
The invention relates to antisense oligonucleotidic sequences (ODN) against Smad7 suitably modified, and their uses in medical field as therapeutic biological...
Signal activated RNA interference
The invention provides compositions and methods for signal activated RNA interference (saRNAi), preferably in vivo. The invention provides polynucleotides that...
Methods and compositions for the specific inhibition of gene expression by
The invention is directed to compositions and methods for selectively reducing the expression of a gene product from a desired target gene in a cell, as well as...
Modulation of enhancer RNA mediated gene expression
Disclosed herein are methods and compounds for inhibiting gene expression by inhibiting enhancer RNAs (eRNAs). Such methods and compounds are useful for...
The disclosure relates to an RNA interference (RNAi) agent and the use of that RNAi agent to treat chronic pain in individuals, as well as pharmaceutical...
Compounds and methods for modulating interaction between proteins and
target nucleic acids
Provided herein are antisense compounds and methods for recruiting one or more non-cleaving protein to a target nucleic acid in a cell. In certain instances...
Targeted alteration of DNA with oligonucleotides
The current invention relates to a method for targeted alteration of acceptor DNA, for example duplex acceptor DNA. The method comprises use of at least two...
A method for efficiently producing homozygous organisms from a heterozygous non-human starting organism, comprising providing of a heterozygous starting...
Tomato with improved shelf-life
The invention relates to a tomato plant the fruits of which have an improved shelf-life as compared to the fruits of a wild type tomato plant, obtainable by...
Mutants of staphylokinase carrying amino and carboxy-terminal extensions
for polyethylene glycol conjugation
The present invention relates to the development of new derivatives of a bacterial plasminogen activator, Staphylokinase (SAK), having one or more amino acid...
Compositions and methods for identifying enzyme and transport protein
The invention is directed to compositions to screen for small molecule drugs that inhibit proteases, such as viral proteases, e.g., HIV proteases; and methods...
Polypeptides having cellobiohydrolase activity and polynucleotides
The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having cellobiohydrolase activity and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also...
Listeria bacteriophage P825 and uses thereof
The present invention relates to a novel Listeria bacteriophage designated ProCC P825. In particular, the present invention relates to the endolysin PlyP825...
Method for enhancing therapeutic effect of stem cells on autoimmune
diseases, cardiovascular diseases, and/or...
A method for enhancing the therapeutic effect of stem cells on autoimmune diseases, cardiovascular diseases, and/or hematological diseases is provided. The...
Method for the ex vivo expansion of hematopoietic stem and progenitor
The present invention relates to hematopoietic cells, and more specifically to methods for long-term in vitro culturing and ex vivo expansion of hematopoietic...
Cell carrier, associated methods for making cell carrier and culturing
cells using the same
A carrier for expansion of pluripotent stem cells is provided, wherein the carrier comprises a substrate comprising one or more outer surfaces, wherein the one...
Optofluidic photobioreactor apparatus, method, and applications
An optofluidic photobioreactor including an optical waveguide having an input, characterized by an evanescent optical field confined along an outer surface of...
Fabric care compositions comprising organosiloxane polymers
The present composition relates to fabric care compositions comprising an organosiloxane polymer. Methods of using such compositions including contacting a...
Cleaners for hard surfaces comprising phosphoric acid esters of a
polyether-modified alkyl alcohol
The present invention relates to cleaners for hard surfaces which comprise surfactants and also phosphoric acid esters of a polyether-modified alkyl alcohol,...
Detergent and rinse-aid compositions containing a zwitterionic sulfonated
silane and methods of using
Compositions and uses thereof to clean and/or rinse tableware, wherein the compositions include a sulfonated silane.
Lubricant composition comprising a bi-modal side-chain distribution LOFI
A lubricant composition is disclosed. The lubricant composition is made up of (a) an API Group III base stock; (b) one or more semi-crystalline viscosity...
Ionic-liquid-based lubricants and lubrication additives comprising ions
Anti-wear and friction-reducing lubricants and additives to lubricants for both ferrous and non-ferrous materials with/without DLC (diamond-like-coatings) or...
Lubricant additive compositions containing thiophosphates and
The invention relates to thiophosphates and derivatives thereof useful as antiwear additive components, lubricant additive compositions and lubricant...
Method of separating and de-watering fine particles
A process for cleaning and dewatering hydrophobic particulate materials is presented. The process is performed in two steps: 1) agglomeration of the hydrophobic...
Process for the treatment of liquefied hydrocarbons using
A method for treating liquefied hydrocarbons including acid gases to remove said acid gases while minimizing loss of amine species, he method comprising the...
Process for removing sulfur compounds from natural gas streams
A process for the removal of sulfur compounds from a feed stream. A first separation zone removes sulfur compounds and produces a partially cleaned stream. A...
Transesterification catalyst and method for producing biodiesel fuel using
To provide a catalyst for production of a biodiesel fuel, which is capable of producing a biodiesel fuel with high selectivity, at a high yield, and at a low...
Integrated processes for refining syngas and bioconversion to oxygenated
Integrated processes are provided for syngas refining and bioconversion of syngas to oxygenated organic compound. In the integrated processes ammonia contained...
Synthetic fuels and chemicals production with in-situ CO.sub.2 capture
Novel redox based systems for fuel and chemical production with in-situ CO.sub.2 capture are provided. A redox system using one or more chemical intermediates...
Entrained-flow gasifier and gasification method using the same for
synthesizing syngas from biomass fuel
A microwave plasma based entrained flow gasifier of biomass, including a furnace body and a fuel pretreatment system. The furnace body includes a fuel inlet...
Methods and systems for converting petroleum based oil into fuel
Methods and systems for converting petroleum based oil into fuel generally include forming a conversion mixture of an alcohol and a base, adding the conversion...
Catalyst for a hydrodgenation dewaxing process and method for
The present invention relates to a bifunctional catalyst for a hydrodewaxing process with improved isomerization selectivity, and to a method for manufacturing...
Hydroisomerization catalyst, process for producing the same, method of
dewaxing hydrocarbon oil, and process...
A hydroisomerization catalyst of the present invention is obtained by calcining a catalyst composition containing an ion-exchanged molecular sieve or a calcined...
Demulsifying and dehydrating formulations for heavy crude oils based on
block copolymers bifunctionalized with...
The present invention relates to demulsifying and dehydrating formulations of heavy crude oil based block copolymers amine bifunctionalized with low...
Process for recovering hydroprocessed hydrocarbons with two strippers
A process is disclosed for recovering hydroprocessing effluent from a hydroprocessing unit utilizing a hot stripper and a cold stripper. Only the hot...
Catalysts for thermo-catalytic conversion of biomass, and methods of
making and using
Disclosed are catalyst compositions including zeolite and silica components, methods of making, and processes of using in the thermo-catalytic conversion of...
Apparatus for collecting intermediate oil from oil shale and collecting
method using the same
An apparatus for collecting kerogen contained in oil shale in a form of intermediate oil using an alternate operating scheme, and collecting method using the...
Method for producing biofuel
The present invention relates to a method for producing biofuel from biomass material, comprising the steps of (a) pyrolyzing a first fraction of the biomass...