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Alternative Feedstocks for Synthesis

Part 7. Green Synthesis

  1. Arno Behr,
  2. Leif Johnen

Published Online: 15 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628698.hgc074

Handbook of Green Chemistry

Handbook of Green Chemistry

How to Cite

Behr, A. and Johnen, L. 2012. Alternative Feedstocks for Synthesis. Handbook of Green Chemistry. 7:3:69–92.

Author Information

  1. Technische Universität Dortmund, Fakultät Bio- und Chemieingenieurwesen, Lehrstuhl Technische Chemie A, Dortmund, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2012

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Abstract

The sections in this article are

  • Introduction
    • Renewable Resources as Natural Feedstock
    • Challenges of Using Renewable Resources
  • Carbohydrates
    • Polysaccharides
      • Cellulose
      • Starch
    • Disaccharides
      • Sucrose
      • Lactose
    • Monosaccharides
      • d-Glucose
      • d-Fructose
  • Lignin
  • Fats and Oils
    • Catalytic Derivatization of Unsaturated Fatty Compounds
      • Selective Catalytic Hydrogenation
      • Selective CC Linkage Reactions
      • CN Linkage Reactions
      • CO Linkage Reactions
    • Glycerol
      • Glycerol Esters
      • Etherification
      • Glycerol Oxidation and Dehydration
  • Terpenes
  • Carbon Dioxide
    • Reactions with Alkanes, Alkenes, and Dienes
    • Conversion to Formic Acid and Dimethylformamide
    • Plasma Activation of Carbon Dioxide

Keywords:

  • natural feedstocks;
  • renewable resources;
  • chemical synthesis