3. Biorefinery with Ionic Liquids

  1. Haibo Xie1 and
  2. Nicholas Gathergood2
  1. Haibo Xie1,
  2. Wujun Liu1,
  3. Ian Beadham2 and
  4. Nicholas Gathergood2

Published Online: 20 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118449400.ch3

The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion

The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion

How to Cite

Xie, H., Liu, W., Beadham, I. and Gathergood, N. (2012) Biorefinery with Ionic Liquids, in The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion (eds H. Xie and N. Gathergood), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118449400.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Bioenergy Division, Dalian National Laboratory for Clean Energy, Dalian Institute of Physical Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

  2. 2

    School of Chemical Sciences, Dublin City University, National Institute for Cellular Biotechnology, Dublin City University, Solar Energy Conversion Strategic Research Cluster, University College Dublin, Ireland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Bioenergy Division, Dalian National Laboratory for Clean Energy, Dalian Institute of Physical Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

  2. 2

    School of Chemical Sciences, Dublin City University, National Institute for Cellular Biotechnology, Dublin City University, Solar Energy Conversion Strategic Research Cluster, University College Dublin, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 DEC 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470644102

Online ISBN: 9781118449400

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Keywords:

  • ILs and biorefinery;
  • IL toxicity/ecotoxicity;
  • bioaccumulation;
  • biomass dissolution in ILs;
  • sustainable biorefinery and ILs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ionic Liquids and their Greenness Leading to a Sustainable Biorefinery

  • Ionic Liquids for Biomass Processing and Conversion

  • Toxicity and Ecotoxicity of Ionic Liquids for Biorefinery

  • Conclusions and Prospects

  • Related Ionic Liquids: Full Name and Abbreviation

  • Acknowledgments

  • References