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October 22, 2016
VIP: Catalytic Upstream Biorefining through Hydrogen Transfer Reactions: Understanding the Process from the Pulp Perspective
Dr. Paola Ferrini, Dr. Camila A. Rezende and Dr. Roberto Rinaldi
Union is strength: In catalytic upstream biorefining (CUB), the action of Raney Ni is limited to the species leached from the plant tissue into the liquor. Nevertheless, the substantial changes in the liquor composition (through the decomposition of carboxylic acids and H-transfer reductive processes on the lignin fragments) have major implications for the pulp composition, degree of polymerization, and morphology.
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