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New results in ChemSusChem from CSC

Tuesday 03 Mar 15
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by Charlotte Malassé

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Associate Professor Anders Riisager, Senior Researcher Saravana Shunmugavel  and PhD Mayra Melian-Rodriguez from DTU Chemistry have just published an article on excellent inorganic zeolites in ChemSusChem

Biofuels and biochemicals are progressively pursued as alternatives for fossil-based products due to diminishing availability, uneven localization, and increasing price of currently used petroleum resources.

The three scientists from the Centre for Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry (CSC) at DTU Chemistry have found, that inorganic zeolites are excellent non-enzymatic catalysts for interconverting sugars used to produce important bio-platform chemicals such as furfural.

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