Chapter 1. Carbohydrate-based Product Lines: The Key Sugars of Biomass: Availability, Present Non-Food Uses and Potential Future Development Lines

  1. Dr. Birgit Kamm1,
  2. Dr. Patrick R. Gruber2 and
  3. Michael Kamm3
  1. Frieder W. Lichtenthaler

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619849.ch18

Biorefineries-Industrial Processes and Products: Status Quo and Future Directions

Biorefineries-Industrial Processes and Products: Status Quo and Future Directions

How to Cite

Lichtenthaler, F. W. (2005) Carbohydrate-based Product Lines: The Key Sugars of Biomass: Availability, Present Non-Food Uses and Potential Future Development Lines, in Biorefineries-Industrial Processes and Products: Status Quo and Future Directions (eds B. Kamm, P. R. Gruber and M. Kamm), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619849.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Research Institute, Bioactive Polymer Systems, biopos e.V. Kantstr. 55, 14513 Teltow, Germany

  2. 2

    President and CEO, Outlast Technologies Inc., 5480 Valmont Road, Boulder, CO 80301, USA

  3. 3

    Biorefinery. de GmbH, Stiftstr. 2, 14471, Potsdam, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527310272

Online ISBN: 9783527619849

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Keywords:

  • ethanol;
  • furfural;
  • sugar-based surfactants;
  • alkylpolyglucosides;
  • sugar-based chemicals

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Availability of Mono-and Disaccharides

  • Current Non-Food Industrial Uses of Sugars

  • Toward Further Sugar-based Chemicals: Potential Development Lines

  • Conclusion