Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

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SUSTAINABLE CALCIUM HYDROXIDE PRODUCTION FOR GREEN CEMENT

UW-Madison researchers have developed a new sustainable process to manufacture calcium hydroxide as a way to reduce the CO2 emissions associated with cement production. This process utilizes a low-tem...
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Bu Wang, Raghavendra Ragipani, Robert Anex, Thatcher Root | P200241US02

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Cells And Methods For Producing Methyl Ketones

Recombinant cells and methods for producing methyl ketones, such as medium-chain methyl ketones. The recombinant cells include recombinant acyl-ACP thioesterase genes, recombinant β-ketoacyl-CoA ...
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Brian Pfleger, Nestor Hernandez Lozada, Qiang Yan, Trevor Simmons | P200352WO01

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BAHD Acyltransferases

The invention is directed to BAHD acyltransferase enzymes, nucleic acids encoding BAHD acyltransferase enzymes, and inhibitory nucleic acids adapted to inhibit the expression and/or translation of BAH...
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John Ralph, Rebecca Smith, Steven Karlen, Emily Beebe, Craig Bingman, Brian Fox, Hoon Kim, Shawn Mansfield, Heather MacKay, Yaseen Mottiar, Faride Unda | P180351US02

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Electrolyte Including Silane For Use In Electrochemical Devices

The electrolyte includes one or more salts and a silane. The silane has a silicon linked to one or more first substituents that each include a poly(alkylene oxide) moiety or a cyclic carbonate moiety....
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Robert West, Khalil Amine, Zhengcheng Zhang, Qingzheng Wang, Nicholas AA Rossi, Sang Yoon, Hiroshi Nakahara | P05321US

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Organosilicon Phosphorus-based Electrolytes

Disclosed are electrolytes that are organosilicon phosphorus-based, and supercapacitors which incorporate them. These electrolytes are cationic salts with a phosphorous containing organosilicon moiety...
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Robert West, Lingzhi Zhang | P08134US

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Hibiscus Cannabinus Feruloyl-Coa: Monolignol Transferase

The invention relates to isolated nucleic acids encoding a feruloyl-CoA:monolignol transferase and feruloyl-CoA:monolignol transferase enzymes. The isolated nucleic acids and/or the enzymes enable inc...
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John Ralph, Saunia Withers, Curtis Wilkerson, Shawn Mansfield | P120103US02

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Feruloyl-Coa: Monolignol Transferases

The invention relates to feruloyl-CoA:monolignol transferase enzymes and nucleic acids encoding the feruloyl-CoA:monolignol transferase enzymes. The enzymes and/or the nucleic acids enable incorporati...
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John Ralph, Steven Karlen, Brian Fox, Emily Beebe, Craig Bingman, Rebecca Smith | P170158US02

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P-Coumaroyl-Coa:Monolignol Transferases

The invention is directed to p-coumaroyl-CoA:monolignol transferase enzymes, nucleic acids encoding p-coumaroyl-CoA:monolignol transferase enzymes, and inhibitory nucleic acids adapted to inhibit the ...
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John Ralph, Steven Karlen, Rebecca Smith, Emily Beebe, Craig Bingman, Brian Fox | P170159US02

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Nonaqueous Liquid Electrolyte

Disclosed is a nonaqueous liquid electrolyte comprising poly(siloxane-g-3 ethylene oxide) and its synthesis. This electrolyte provides significant safety, improved electrochemical stability, improved ...
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Robert West, Qingzheng Wang, Khalil Amine, Bookeun Oh, Donald Vissers, Hisashi Tsukamoto | P03024US

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Nonaqueous Liquid Electrolyte

Disclosed is a nonaqueous and nonvolatile liquid type polymeric electrolyte comprising poly(siloxane-g-ethylene oxide). This electrolyte provides significant safety and stability. The present inventio...
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Robert West, Qingzheng Wang, Bookeun Oh, Khalil Amine, Donald Vissers, Hisashi Tsukamoto | P04017US

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Electrochemical Device Having Electrolyte Including Disiloxane

One example of the disiloxanes include a backbone with a first silicon and a second silicon. The first silicon is linked to a first substituent selected from a group consisting of: a first side chain ...
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Robert West, Zhengcheng Zhang, Khalil Amine, Qingzheng Wang, Nicholas AA Rossi, Donald Vissers | P05320US

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