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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Starch foam microparticles
See also: US Patent Office Full Record

Pacific West Area
  Western Regional Research Center (Albany, Ca)


Patent Number: 8163309
Docket Number: 3406
Serial Number: 11607714
Date Patented: 04/24/2012

 

Summary: The present invention relates to starch foam microparticles having a porous structure, and which typically have a diameter of less than or equal to about 50 microns. The present invention also relates to novel uses for the starch foam microparticles in beekeeping and in the pharmaceutical, plastics and fragrance industries.

Patent Status: Patent Application Filed on December 1, 2006. Link at USPTO filed under patent title "Starch foam microparticles."

Inventors:

Gregory Glenn (Greg)
Bioproduct Chemistry and Engineering Research
USDA, ARS, PWA, WRRC-BCE
800 BUCHANAN STREET
ALBANY, CA, 94710
Phone: (510) 559-5677
Fax: (510) 559-5818
greg.glenn@ars.usda.gov

Artur Klamczynski
(same address as first inventor)
Phone: (510) 559-6177
Fax: (510) 559-5818
artur.klamczynski@ars.usda.gov

Last Modified: 2/24/2014