The present invention relates to a method of extracting a carbohydrate from a carbohydrate juice, said method comprising the steps of: a) providing an adsorbent having unsaturated hydrocarbon groups exposed on its surface wherein said groups are capable of adsorbing a carbohydrate to the (internal) surface of the adsorbent by CH/p interaction, and optionally in addition …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Paulus Josephus Theodorus Bussmann, Johan Alexander Vente, André Banier De Haan, Moniek Afra Boon
Assignees (initial): Nederlandse Organisatie voor Toegepast-Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek TNO (Delft, NL)
Agents: Preti Flaherty Beliveau & Pachios LLP (attorney)

The application was examined by David A Reifsnyder (USPTO dept. 1778)


  • 1. Method of extracting a carbohydrate from a carbohydrate juice, said method comprising the steps …
  • 2. Method according to claim 1 , wherein said carbohydrate is selected from the group …
  • 3. Method according to claim 2 , wherein: …

International priority data

EP: 05075374 / Feb. 16, 2005 (regional)

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Brief Description of the Drawings

FIG. 1 shows a schematic drawing of the general conventional (prior art) method for the production of sucrose (sugar) from sugar beets. FIG. 2 shows a block diagram of a carbohydrate …


Field of the Invention

The invention relates to methods of extracting sugar from sugar liquors by continuous processes and to methods of purifying sugar juices using adsorption agents. More in particular, the present invention …

I. Definitions

The term “interaction” as used herein refers in particular to the CH/π interaction (also commonly referred to as CH/pi interaction) between a carbon-hydrogen moiety (e.g. a C—H group of a carbohydrate) …

II. The Adsorbent

The adsorbent used in aspects of the present invention includes an unsaturated hydrocarbon group. The unsaturated hydrocarbon group is exposed at the surface of the adsorbent such that the adsorbent …

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Miscellaneous patent data

Categorized under Treatment of sacchariferous solutions as a primary classification, the term of the patent was extended by 1065 days, the grant number is 08551250, the drawings include the following: Method of Extracting Sugar, block diagram of a beet, schematic drawing of the general, block diagram of a carbohydrate, numbered 11/884,399 (application), the applicant's last name is De Haan, and his first name is André Banier, the published inventor's name is De Haan André Banier, 44 claims comprise the protection scope, the application was published on Feb. 16, 2006, the examination was conducted by David A Reifsnyder (1778 USPTO department), 3 figures are supplied with the description, developed by Moniek Afra Boon et al., the agent's company name is Preti Flaherty Beliveau & Pachios LLP, the invention is titled Method of Extracting Sugar From Sugar Juice, illustrated by 3 drawings, the patent was granted on Oct. 8, 2013, similar documents are classified under combined with imbibition, Knives, Adjustment or maintenance thereof, Defecating apparatus, using extracting agents other than water, e.g. alcohol or salt solutions, Recycling mother liquor or wash liquors, oxidation or reduction, Melting or dissolving, preliminary purification of starch, Gas and liquid contact, Treating amylaceous material, the patent particularly claims method of extracting a carbohydrate from a carbohydrate juice, said method…, the assignee classification - a foreign company or corporation, the claim number 1 is selected as exemplary, the assignee company is Nederlandse Organisatie voor Toegepast-Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek TNO located in Delft (NL).

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Purification of sugar juices, Separating and purifying, Production of sugar juices, Treating sacchariferous solutions, Sugars only, Filtering or sorption, Treatment of sacchariferous solutions. The designated search classifications include Filtering or sorption, Treatment of sacchariferous solutions, For ion exclusion, Treating sacchariferous solutions, Sugars only, Involving ion manipulation, e.g., ion exchange, etc., Separating and purifying.

Patent details
Publication number 08551250
Publication date Oct. 8, 2013
Kind code B2
Application number 11/884,399
Application date Feb. 16, 2006
Application type U
Application series code 11
Int. pub. country WO
Int. pub. number WO2006/088360
Int. publication Aug. 24, 2006
Int. filing country WO
Int. filing PCT/NL2006/000081
Filed internationally Feb. 16, 2006
National stage date Mar. 27, 2008
Extension term 1065
National classification 127/46.1
Total number of claims 44
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 3
Number of figures 3
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