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Direct, High-Yield Conversions of Cellulose into Biofuel and Platform Chemicals—On the Way to a Sustainable Biobased Economy

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Steering away from alcohol: Fermentation of carbohydrates to ethanol might not be the best way to utilize biomass for the production of fuels and platform chemicals. Two different new remarkable approaches lead to polyols or furfural derivatives.

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