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C[BOND]C Bond Formation Reactions for Biomass-Derived Molecules
ChemSusChem (2010)
  • George W Huber, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
  • A. V Subrahmanyam
  • S. Thayumanavan
Abstract

Biomass is used as feedstock to produce renewable fuels and chemicals. To produce petroleum-derived fuels (between 8 to 15 carbons in length) from the major building blocks of biomass, which are carbohydrates of typically 5 or 6 carbons in length, there must be a C[BOND]C bond formation from the biomass-derived molecules. Chemical routes that can be employed to create C[BOND]C bonds from biomass-derived feedstocks are provided.

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Publication Date
2010
Citation Information
George W Huber, A. V Subrahmanyam and S. Thayumanavan. "C[BOND]C Bond Formation Reactions for Biomass-Derived Molecules" ChemSusChem Vol. 3 Iss. 10 (2010)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/george_huber/19/