Chapter 13. Succinic Acid – A Model Building Block for Chemical Production from Renewable Resources

  1. Dr. Birgit Kamm1,
  2. Dr. Patrick R. Gruber2 and
  3. Michael Kamm3
  1. Todd Werpy,
  2. John Frye and
  3. John Holladay

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619849.ch30

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

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

How to Cite

Werpy, T., Frye, J. and Holladay, J. (2005) Succinic Acid – A Model Building Block for Chemical Production from Renewable Resources, 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.ch30

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:

  • feedstock supply;
  • succinic acid fermentation;
  • petrochemical technology;
  • biobased technology;
  • diammonium succinate

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Economics of Feedstock Supply

  • Succinic Acid Fermentation

  • Succinic Acid Catalytic Transformations

  • Current Petrochemical Technology

  • Current Biobased Technology

  • Conclusions