Biomass sugars for non-fuel applications

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Publication Details

List of Authors: Dmitry Murzin, Olga Simakova
Place: Cambridge
Publication year: 2016
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Title of series: RSC Green Chemistry
Number in series: 44
ISBN: 978-1-78262-113-3
eISBN: 978-1-78262-207-9
ISSN: 1757-7039


Biomass-derived sugars provide a rich, renewable feedstock for a diverse range of chemicals, making them a promising and feasible source for the sustainable manufacture of a variety of valuable products. Exploring green sugar-based technologies beyond their applications in fuels, this book provides an overview of sugar-based technologies, describing their challenges and opportunities. It covers transformations of sugars into green chemicals in pharmaceuticals, biodegradable polymers and surfactants. A special chapter is dedicated to the conversion of biomass into sugars, which is a crucial step in the sustainable utilization of sugars. The book is a valuable resource for chemists and chemical engineers working to develop greener synthetic routes to chemicals and pharmaceuticals.

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