Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo, Japan

Ajinomoto Co., Inc. is a Japanese food and chemical corporation which produces seasonings, cooking oils, TV dinners, sweeteners, amino acids, and pharmaceuticals. In particular it is the world's largest producer of aspartame, with a 40% global market share.The literal translation of Aji no Moto is “Essence of Taste,” used as a trademark for the company’s original monosodium glutamate product.Its head office is located in Chūō, Tokyo.Ajinomoto operates in 26 countries, employing around 27,518 people as of 2013. Its yearly revenue in the fiscal year of 2013 stands at around US$12 billion. Wikipedia.


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Patent
Ajinomoto Co. | Date: 2016-12-23

Sweetness receptor antagonists represented by formula (I): wherein each symbol is described herein, are useful for the prophylaxis or treatment of metabolic syndrome, diabetes, obesity and the like.


Patent
Ajinomoto Co. | Date: 2017-05-10

A method for producing an L-amino acid of glutamate family such as L-glutamic acid is provided. An L-amino acid of glutamate family is produced by culturing a coryneform bacterium having an ability for producing an L-amino acid of glutamate family, which has been modified so that the activity of an -ketoglutaric acid (-KG) uptake carrier is increased, in a medium, and collecting the L-amino acid of glutamate family from the medium.


Patent
Ajinomoto Co. | Date: 2016-10-26

A method for producing an L-amino acid of glutamate family such as L-glutamic acid is provided. An L-amino acid of glutamate family is produced by culturing a coryneform bacterium having an ability for producing an L-amino acid of glutamate family, which has been modified so that the activity of an -ketoglutaric acid (-KG) uptake carrier is increased, in a medium, and collecting the L-amino acid of glutamate family from the medium.


Patent
Ajinomoto Co. | Date: 2017-05-03

The present invention aims to provide a sweetness receptor antagonist useful for the prophylaxis or treatment of metabolic syndrome, diabetes, obesity and the like. A sweetness receptor antagonist containing a compound represented by the formula (I)


Patent
Ajinomoto Co. | Date: 2017-01-05

A method for perming or coloring hair, in which hair is treated with a cosmetic composition including a protein-glutaminase and not including an alkaline substance. A method of enhancing hair-permeation of an active ingredient included in a cosmetic composition, in which a protein glutaminase is included in the cosmetic composition. The cosmetic composition does not include an alkaline substance, and the active ingredient is at least one of a hair perm agent and a hair coloring agent.


Patent
Ajinomoto Co. | Date: 2017-01-27

The present invention aims to provide a medium-chain acyl basic amino acid derivative which, when blended in a liquid 5 cosmetic such as skin lotion, skin milk and the like, suppresses gelation while maintaining affinity to the skin and the like and can afford a stable preparation. The present invention relates to a compound represented by the formula (1) wherein each symbol is as described in the DESCRIPTION, or a salt thereof.


Patent
Ajinomoto Co. | Date: 2016-11-11

An object of the present invention is to provide curing agent composite particles for epoxy resin, which are less likely to aggregate, and are excellent in storage stability and solvent resistance. Coated particles of the present invention comprise (A) curing agent particles for epoxy resin, and (B) an alkoxy oligomer, wherein the surfaces of the curing agents for epoxy resin particle are coated with the alkoxy oligomer.


Patent
Ajinomoto Co. | Date: 2017-06-07

The present invention aims to provide a medium-chain acyl basic amino acid derivative which, when blended in a liquid cosmetic such as skin lotion, skin milk and the like, suppresses gelation while maintaining affinity to the skin and the like and can afford a stable preparation. The present invention relates to a compound represented by the formula (1)


Patent
Ajinomoto Co. | Date: 2016-11-29

Resin compositions containing (A) an epoxy resin, (B) a curing agent, and (C) an inorganic filler in which the content of (C) the inorganic filler is 55% by mass or higher with respect to 100% by mass of a non-volatile component within the resin composition, the average particle diameter of (C) the inorganic filler is 0.05 to 0.35 m, the product of the specific surface area (m^(2)/g) of (C) the inorganic filler and the true density of (C) the inorganic filler is 1 to 77 m^(2)/g and the moisture permeation of a cured product obtained by thermally cured the resin composition is 0.05 to 2.8 gmm/m^(2)24 h are useful for making printed wiring boards.


Patent
Ajinomoto Co. | Date: 2017-03-01

The present invention aims to provide a compound having an immunostimulatory effect and useful as an immunostimulating agent, particularly an adjuvant, a composition containing the compound, and a vaccine containing the compound and an antigen. The present invention relates to an immunostimulating agent comprising at least one kind of compound represented by the formula (I): wherein each symbol is as defined in the present specification.

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