4. Furan-Based Building Blocks from Carbohydrates

  1. Dr. Pieter Imhof1,2 and
  2. Dr. Jan Cornelis van der Waal2,3
  1. Robert-Jan van Putten,
  2. Ana Sousa Dias and
  3. Ed de Jong

Published Online: 26 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9783527656639.ch4

Catalytic Process Development for Renewable Materials

Catalytic Process Development for Renewable Materials

How to Cite

van Putten, R.-J., Dias, A. S. and de Jong, E. (2013) Furan-Based Building Blocks from Carbohydrates, 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.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

    Avantium, Zekeringstraat 29, 1014 BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. Avantium, Zekeringstraat 29, 1014 BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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:

  • furfural;
  • HMF (5-hydroxymethyl furfural);
  • carbohydrates;
  • dehydration;
  • catalysis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Importance of Furans as Building Blocks

  • Sources of Carbohydrates

  • Carbohydrate Dehydration

  • Conclusions and Further Perspectives

  • References