18. Lignocellulosics as a Renewable Feedstock for Chemical Industry: Chemicals from Lignin

  1. Rashmi Sanghi and
  2. Vandana Singh
  1. Christopher M. Fellows1,
  2. Trevor C. Brown1 and
  3. William O.S. Doherty2

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118287705.ch18

Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation

Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation

How to Cite

Fellows, C. M., Brown, T. C. and Doherty, W. O.S. (2011) Lignocellulosics as a Renewable Feedstock for Chemical Industry: Chemicals from Lignin, in Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation (eds R. Sanghi and V. Singh), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118287705.ch18

Author Information

  1. 1

    Chemistry, School of Science and Technology, The University of New England, Armidale, Australia

  2. 2

    Centrefor Tropical Crops and Biocommodities, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470943083

Online ISBN: 9781118287705

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Keywords:

  • Biomass;
  • catalysis;
  • deoxygenation;
  • depolymerisation;
  • hydrogenation;
  • hydrolysis;
  • lignin;
  • lignocellulosic;
  • lignosulfonate;
  • organosolv;
  • oxidation;
  • polymer;
  • pyrolysis;
  • renewable;
  • valorisation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Lignin Structure

  • Lignin Isolation

  • Lignin as a Macromolecular Raw Material

  • Depolymerisation/Valorisation of Lignin

  • Conclusions