OD12 Biorenewable chemicals obtained using mesoporous molecular sieves containing niobium

Monday, June 6, 2011: 3:40 PM
Ambassador Ballroom 1 (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Agnieszka Feliczak-Guzik and Izabela Nowak, Faculty of Chemistry, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poznan, Poland

For the study of glycerol acetalization with acetone and formaldehyde Nb-containing mesoporous molecualr sieves were chosen as catalyst. The results show that glycerol acetals can be effectively formed with use of heterogeneous acid catalysts, avoiding the use of hazard solvents.

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