O-M-BRA-12 Catalytic Conversion of Hemicellulose to Sugars and Sugar Alcohols

Monday, June 3, 2013: 2:50 PM
Ballroom A (Galt House Hotel)
N Shiju, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Switching from crude oil to biomass as the source for chemicals is the big challenge we chemists face in the 21st century. While cellulose and lignin are the subject of many studies, there are very few reports on valorization of hemicellulose. Here we report our recent results on hemicellulose valorization.

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