Chapter 11. Adding Color to Green Chemistry? An Overview of the Fundamentals and Potential of Chlorophylls

  1. Dr. Birgit Kamm1,
  2. Dr. Patrick R. Gruber2 and
  3. Michael Kamm3
  1. Mathias O. Senge and
  2. Julia Richter

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619849.ch28

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

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

How to Cite

Senge, M. O. and Richter, J. (2005) Adding Color to Green Chemistry? An Overview of the Fundamentals and Potential of Chlorophylls, 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.ch28

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:

  • chlorophylls;
  • chemical transformations;
  • biological chlorophyll catabolism;
  • geological chlorophyll degradation;
  • chlorophyll chemistry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historical Outline

  • Chlorophyll Fundamentals

  • Chlorophyll Breakdown and Chemical Transformations

  • Industrial Uses of Chlorophyll Derivatives

  • A Look at “Green” Chlorophyll Chemistry

  • Outlook and Perspectives