3. The Development of Catalytic Processes from Terpenes to Chemicals

  1. Dr. Pieter Imhof2,3 and
  2. Dr. Jan Cornelis van der Waal3,4
  1. Derek McPhee

Published Online: 26 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9783527656639.ch3

Catalytic Process Development for Renewable Materials

Catalytic Process Development for Renewable Materials

How to Cite

McPhee, D. (2013) The Development of Catalytic Processes from Terpenes to Chemicals, in Catalytic Process Development for Renewable Materials (eds P. Imhof and J. C. van der Waal), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527656639.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Avantium, VP Strategic Account Management, Zekeringstraat 29, 1014 BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  2. 3

    Avantium Technologies, Zekeringstraat 14, 1014 BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  3. 4

    Avantium, Zekeringstraat 29, 1014 BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. Amyris, Inc., 5885 Hollis St. Suite 100, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 24 APR 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527331697

Online ISBN: 9783527656639

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Keywords:

  • yeast fermentation;
  • sesquiterpenes;
  • β-farnesene;
  • anionic polymerization;
  • lubricant base oils

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Strain Engineering for the Production of Terpenes

  • Terpene Building Blocks of Commercial Interest

  • Sesquiterpenes as Chemical Building Blocks: βFarnesene

  • Polymers

  • Lubricants

  • Conclusions

  • References