Chapter 3. Process Options for the Catalytic Conversion of Renewables into Bioproducts

  1. Prof. Gabriele Centi2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Rutger A. van Santen3
  1. Pierre Gallezot

Published Online: 22 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621118.ch3

Catalysis for Renewables: From Feedstock to Energy Production

Catalysis for Renewables: From Feedstock to Energy Production

How to Cite

Gallezot, P. (2007) Process Options for the Catalytic Conversion of Renewables into Bioproducts, in Catalysis for Renewables: From Feedstock to Energy Production (eds G. Centi and R. A. van Santen), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527621118.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Messina, Department of Industrial Chemistry and Engineering of Materials, Salita Sperone 31, 98166 Messina, Italy

  2. 3

    Eindhoven University of Technology, Schuit Institute of Catalysis, Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis, P.O. Box 513, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. Universiteé de Lyon, Institut de Recherche sur la Catalyse et l'Environnement de Lyon, 2, avenue Albert Einstein, 69626 Villeurbanne Cedex, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 22 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527317882

Online ISBN: 9783527621118

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Keywords:

  • catalysis for renewables;
  • process options;
  • bioproducts;
  • biorefinery concept;
  • biomass conversion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • Introduction

  • The Biorefinery Concept

  • Strategies for Biomass Conversion into Bioproducts

    • From Biomass to Products via Degraded Molecules

    • From Biomass to Products via Platform Molecules

      • Identification of Main Platform Molecules

      • Selected Examples of Platform Molecule Conversion into Bioproducts

    • From Biomass to Products via New Synthesis Routes

      • One-pot Reaction with Cascade Catalysis

      • One-pot Conversion into a Mixture of Products

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References