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New Synthetic Antifungal Agents – Variations to kanamycin A, kanamycin B, and tobramycin Technical Summary• Dr. Tom Chang and Dr. Jon Takemoto of Utah State University’s Chemistry/Biochemistry and Biology departments have developed a novel group of fungicides through the derivation of aminoglycoside antibiotics kanamycins A and B and tobramycin.• Because many aminoglycosides have become obsolete, researchers have pl...

Published: 10/26/2015  |  Inventor(s): Cheng-Wei Chang, Jon Takemoto

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Category(s): Agriculture and Food Science

Meso-biliverdin IXα Production and Applications Technical Summary• Utah State University researchers have developed methods to scalably produce high-quality meso-biliverdin IXα (MBV), and they have demonstrated MBV’s protective effects against cellular oxidative damage. • MBV is a naturally occurring compound and is observed to have similar, and in some cases, superior, ...

Published: 10/23/2015  |  Inventor(s): Jon Takemoto, Dong Chen, Cheng-Wei Chang

Keywords(s): Biotechnology, Medical

Category(s): Biotech/Biomedical

Method for Production of Meso-biliverdin IXα Technical Summary• Dr. Jon Takemoto, Dr. Tom Chang, and Dr. Dong Chen of Utah State University’s Biology, Chemistry/Biochemistry, and Biological Engineering departments have developed methods for the scalable production of meso-biliverdin IXα (MBV).• MBV is a naturally occurring tetrapyrrole compound. MBV has similar, and i...

Published: 10/23/2015  |  Inventor(s): Jon Takemoto, Dong Chen, Cheng-Wei Chang

Keywords(s): Agricultural, Energy, Medical

Category(s): Biotech/Biomedical

New Synthetic Antifungal Agents – K20 and Related Compounds Technical Summary• Dr. Tom Chang and Dr. Jon Takemoto of Utah State University’s Chemistry/Biochemistry and Biology departments have developed a kanamycin derivative (K20) antifungal compound that inhibits candida, cryptococcus and other fungal species including azole-resistant strains.• K20 is a derivative of the aminoglycoside a...

Published: 10/23/2015  |  Inventor(s): Cheng-Wei Chang, Jon Takemoto

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Category(s): Agriculture and Food Science

New Synthetic Antifungal Agents – K20 and Azole-based Fungicides Technical Summary• Dr. Tom Chang and Dr. Jon Takemoto of Utah State University’s Chemistry/Biochemistry and Biology departments have developed a kanamycin derivative (K20) antifungal compound that, when paired with widely used azole fungicides, exhibits synergistic inhibitory effects against crop fungal pathogens including azole resista...

Production of Organic Syringomycin Seed Treatment Utah State University has developed an organic fungicide using syringomycin that meets the USDA National Organic Program standards for organic seed treatment and is seeking companies interested in licensing opportunities. Althought the organic farming industry is a fast-growing segment of U.S. agriculture, effective organic-compatible fungicides ar...

Published: 12/11/2012  |  Inventor(s): Jon Takemoto, Michelle Grilley, Yukie Kawasaki, Claudia Nischwitz

Keywords(s): Agricultural, Antifungal

Category(s): Agriculture and Food Science

Syringomycin-family Lipodepsipeptides as Anti-Protozoan Agents Researchers at Utah State University have developed a method to control or prevent protozoan infections caused by vector borne parasites through therapeutically effective amounts of a natural product and are seeking a party interested in licensing technology. Wind farm prospecting Aircraft/satellite applications Measuring fluid flow Cryptospo...

Published: 12/11/2012  |  Inventor(s): Jon Takemoto

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Category(s): Biotech/Biomedical

Method for Producing Biliverdin IXα from a Non-Animal Source Technical Summary• Dr. Jon Takemoto and Dr. Dong Chen of Utah State University’s Biology and Biological Engineering departments have developed methods to produce biliverdin IXα using Escherichia coli.• Using biliverdin IXα as a cytoprotective therapeutic is frequently suggested, but its clinical development and use is ...

Published: 9/27/2012  |  Inventor(s): Jon Takemoto, Dong Chen

Keywords(s): Medicine

Category(s): Biotech/Biomedical