Japan Tobacco Inc.

Takatsuki, Japan

Japan Tobacco Inc.

Takatsuki, Japan

Time filter

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Patent
Japan Tobacco Inc. and Virus Ikagaku Kenkyusho Inc. | Date: 2017-05-03

An object of the present invention is to provide a novel method of diagnosing and/or treating a mood disorder, the method being superior to the conventional technologies. The present invention attains the object by providing a method of diagnosing and/or treating a mood disorder by use of an anti-SITH-1 antibody level and an anti-HHV-6 antibody level each serving as an index.


Patent
Japan Tobacco Inc. | Date: 2017-05-10

The present invention aims to provide a new method for producing an indole compound or a salt thereof, which has an ITK inhibitory action, and is useful for the prophylaxis or treatment of inflammatory disease. The present invention is a method for producing N-[2-(6,6-dimethyl-4,5,6,7-tetrahydro-1H-indazol-3-yl)-1H-indol-6-yl]-N-methyl-(2S)-2-(morpholin-4-yl)propanamide, which comprises a step of reacting


Patent
Japan Tobacco Inc. | Date: 2017-05-03

A virus-resistant tobacco in accordance with the present invention is such that it includes a mutation in a translation initiation factor eIF(iso)4E gene, the mutation causing production of an eIF(iso)4E protein which is non-functional with respect to a virus or suppressing expression of the eIF(iso)4E gene, or a virus-resistant tobacco in accordance with the present invention is such that an expression level of the eIF(iso)4E gene is 20% or lower as compared to a wild type.


Patent
Japan Tobacco Inc. | Date: 2017-05-24

There is provided a technique capable of stably manufacturing a cigarette filter even if a liquid additive with high viscosity is supplied to filter fibers in a cigarette filter manufacturing process. A manufacturing apparatus for a cigarette includes a feed mechanism that continuously feeds a band of filter fibers along a predetermined feed path and an application device that applies a liquid additive to the filter fibers fed along the feed path. The application device includes a supply unit that is arranged above and away from the filter fibers fed along the feed path and continuously drops the liquid additive to an upper surface of the filter fibers located below such that the liquid additive is continuous.


Patent
Japan Tobacco Inc. | Date: 2017-06-21

A compound of the following general formula [I]:


Patent
Japan Tobacco Inc. | Date: 2017-06-14

There is provided a technique of making tar contamination on a mouthpiece end surface less noticeable, and preventing insufficient hardness of a filter, in a filter cigarette. The filter cigarette includes: a tobacco rod containing cut tobacco; and a filter connected to an end of the tobacco rod via chip paper, wherein the filter includes a mouthpiece end section placed at a mouthpiece end and having a fiber bundle formed into a cylindrical shape and a first smoke channel longitudinally extending through the fiber bundle, and a front section connected to a front end of the mouthpiece end section and having a fiber bundle formed into a cylindrical shape and a second smoke channel longitudinally extending through the fiber bundle, and a sectional area of the first smoke channel is larger than a sectional area of the second smoke channel.


Patent
Japan Tobacco Inc. | Date: 2017-06-07

A supply apparatus (8) adapted to supply blank (10) used to form a box (14) of a package to a packaging machine (12), the supply apparatus includes a transfer path (26) adapted to transfer the blank piece by piece along a transfer surface (40), and a pair of rollers (30) rotatably placed on opposite sides of the transfer surface and provided with pressing regions (46, 52) on an outer circumferential surfaces (42c, 44c) to feed the blank while pressing a strip region (24) of the blank corresponding to a square edge (16) of the box, wherein one (42) of the pair of rollers has a large number of blades (48) in the pressing region of the roller, and when the blank passes between the pair of rollers, the blades form a large number of cut lines (58, 90, 94, 96) in the strip region of the blank to reduce bending strength of the strip region.


Patent
Japan Tobacco Inc. | Date: 2017-03-02

Provided is a method of manufacturing a tobacco raw material in which the green color of the tobacco raw material is maintained and a browning-involved enzyme included in tobacco leaves is deactivated. Specifically, a method of manufacturing a tobacco raw material is provided that includes a step for heating a tobacco leaf material, which has an a* value of 1.0 or less, the a* value being expressed by the L*a*b* method, and which has a moisture content of 8 wt % or less, at a temperature of 75 C. or higher and under a humidity-controlled environment so that the a* value is 1.0 or less and the content of the browning-involved enzyme is 0.1 U/g or less.


Patent
Japan Tobacco Inc. | Date: 2017-05-31

Provided is a method of manufacturing a tobacco raw material in which the green color of the tobacco raw material is maintained and a browning-involved enzyme included in tobacco leaves is deactivated. Specifically, a method of manufacturing a tobacco raw material is provided that includes a step for heating a tobacco leaf material, which has an a* value of 1.0 or less, the a* value being expressed by the L*a*b* method, and which has a moisture content of 8 wt% or less, at a temperature of 75C or higher and under a humidity-controlled environment so that the a* value is 1.0 or less and the content of the browning-involved enzyme is 0.1 U/g or less.


Patent
Japan Tobacco Inc. | Date: 2017-07-19

It is an object of the present invention to reduce the slipperiness of a surface of a package and improve convenience. The package is a package which houses a tobacco product, and at least a part of a surface includes a region where a water-soluble varnish containing urethane resin and water as major constituents is applied.

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