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Yasumasa Yamaguchi, Masahiro Ushigome, Takeshi Kato: Process for producing a-hydroxy acid or a-hydroxyamide by microorganism. Nitto Chemical, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas PLLC, May 26, 1998: US05756306 (48 worldwide citation)

A process for producing an .alpha.-hydroxy acid or an .alpha.-hydroxyamide which comprises treating an aldehyde and prussic acid or an .alpha.-hydroxynitrile with a microorganism having nitrilase or nitrile hydratase activity in an aqueous medium and maintaining the aldehyde concentration and/or the ...


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Beppu Teruhiko, Horinouchi Sueharu, Nishiyama Makoto, Yu Fujio, Hashimoto Yoshihiro: Hybrid plasmid vectors containing genes encoding nitrile degrading enzymes and methods of producing amides and acids.. Nitto Chemical, Beppu Teruhiko, September 9, 1992: EP0502476-A2 (43 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a recombinant plasmid comprising combining a hybrid plasmid vector with the isolated DNA sequences of one or more genes encoding nitrile degrading enzymes which are derived from bacteria belonging to the genus Rhodococcus, said hybrid plasmid vector comprising an isola ...


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Kouichi Segawa, Azusa Sugiyama, Hiroyasu Tachibana, Yasuhiko Kurusu: Process for the production of modified H-mordenite, catalyst comprising said H-mordenite and process for the synthesis of methylamine with the use of the same. Nitto Chemical, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, August 11, 1992: US05137854 (40 worldwide citation)

A process for the production of a modified H-mordenite which comprises bringing an alkali metal or alkaline earth metal-type mordenite into contact with SiCl.sub.4 under a heating condition and then converting the treated mordenite into an H-type via ion exchange, a catalyst comprising the modified ...


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Yutaka Sasaki, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Koichi Mizutani, Kiyoshi Moriya, Kunio Mori: Iron-antimony-molybdenum-containing oxide catalyst composition and process for preparing the same. Nitto Chemical, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, July 21, 1992: US05132269 (39 worldwide citation)

An iron-antimony-molybdenum-containing oxide catalyst composition for oxidation reactions, comprising a crystalline iron antimonate having a crystallite size of 100 .ANG. or more, said catalyst being represented by the following empirical formula:


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Takakazu Endo, Tomohide Yamagami, Koji Tamura: Biological process for producing .alpha.-hydroxyamide or .alpha.-hydroxy acid. Nitto Chemical, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, July 5, 1994: US05326702 (36 worldwide citation)

A process for biologically producing an .alpha.-hydroxyamide or an .alpha.-hydroxy acid represented by formula (III) ##STR1## wherein R represents a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkenyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted cycloalkyl group, a substituted ...


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Yasuyuki Takayanagi, Satoshi Endou, Naoki Sugama: Solvent composition. Nitto Chemical, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, March 18, 1997: US05612303 (35 worldwide citation)

A solvent composition containing at least one of an alkyl .alpha.-alkoxyisobutyrate, an alkyl .beta.-alkoxyisobutyrate, and an alkyl .alpha.-hydroxyisobutyrate as an active component is disclosed. The solvent composition is of low toxicity and harmless to humans, has an extremely high dissolving pow ...


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Yamada Hideaki, Nagasawa Toru: Process for biological production of amides.. Hideaki Yamada, Nitto Chemical, March 22, 1989: EP0307926-A2 (33 worldwide citation)

In a process for biological production of an amide wherein a nitrile is hydrated into a corresponding amide by the action of a nitrile hydratase originated in a microorganism, the improvement which comprises the use of nitrile hydratase which is obtained by culturing a microorganism of the species R ...


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Hashimoto Yoshihiro C O Nitto, Endo Takakazu C O Nitto Chem I, Tamura Koji C O Nitto Chem Ind, Hirata Yuji C O Nitto Chem Ind: Process for producing optically active alpha-hydrocarboxylic acid having phenyl group.. Nitto Chemical, August 10, 1994: EP0610048-A2 (33 worldwide citation)

A biological process for predominantly producing an optically active alpha -hydroxycarboxylic acid having a phenyl group directly from a racemic alpha -hydroxynitrile or a mixture of an aldehyde corresponding to the nitrile and prussic acid as a substrate is disclosed, comprising reacting a microorg ...


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Ichiro Watanabe, Yoshiaki Satoh, Takayuki Takano: Process for producing acrylamide or methacrylamide utilizing microorganisms. Nitto Chemical, Sughrue Rothwell Mion Zinn and Macpeak, February 3, 1981: US04248968 (33 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a process for producing acrylamide or methacrylamide utilizing microorganisms having a nitrilase activity. This process involves (1) utilizing highly active novel bacteria belonging to the genus Corynebacterium or the genus Nocardia, (2) conducting the reaction utili ...


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Endo Takakazu, Yamagami Tomohide, Tamura Koji: Biological process for producing alpha-hydroxyamide or alpha-hydroxy acid.. Nitto Chemical, May 20, 1992: EP0486289-A2 (30 worldwide citation)

A process for biologically producing an alpha -hydroxyamide or an alpha -hydroxy acid represented by formula (III): wherein R represents a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkenyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted cycloalkyl group, a substituted or unsubst ...



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