Chapter 8. New Syntheses with Oils and Fats as Renewable Raw Materials for the Chemical Industry

  1. Dr. Birgit Kamm1,
  2. Dr. Patrick R. Gruber2 and
  3. Michael Kamm3
  1. Ursula Biermann,
  2. Wolfgang Friedt,
  3. Siegmund Lang,
  4. Wilfried Lühs,
  5. Guido Machmüller,
  6. Uurgen O. Metzger,
  7. Mark Rüsch Gen. Klaas,
  8. Hans J. Schäfer and
  9. Manfred P. Schneider

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619849.ch25

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

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

How to Cite

Biermann, U., Friedt, W., Lang, S., Lühs, W., Machmüller, G., Metzger, U. O., Gen. Klaas, M. R., Schäfer, H. J. and Schneider, M. P. (2005) New Syntheses with Oils and Fats as Renewable Raw Materials for the Chemical Industry, 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.ch25

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:

  • oxidations;
  • transition metal-catalyzed syntheses;
  • saturated fatty compounds;
  • olefin metathesis;
  • natural oils

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Reactions of Unsaturated Fatty Compounds

  • Reactions of Saturated Fatty Compounds

  • Enzymatic Reactions

  • Improvement in Natural Oils and Fats by Plant Breeding

  • Future Prospects