P-M-BRC-91 Kinetic Study of the Mono and Diglyceride Synthesis by Glycerolysis of Methyl Oleate on MgO

Monday, June 3, 2013
Ballroom C (Galt House Hotel)
Cristián A. Ferretti, Carlos R. Apesteguía and J. Isabel Di Cosimo, Instituto de Investigaciones en Catálisis y Petroquímica, Universidad Nacional Del Litoral, Argentina.
The glycerolysis of methyl oleate (FAME with C18:1) toward mono and diglycerides was studied on MgO.  A LHHW kinetic model for complex reactions was postulated. Model assumptions were based on DFT calculations of glycerol and FAME adsorption on MgO and catalytic results.

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