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  • Furfural production from xylose and birch hydrolysate liquor in a biphasic system and techno-economic analysis 

    Gómez Millán, Gerardo; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Sixta, Herbert; Bangalore Ashok, Rahul Prasad; Oinas, Pekka (Springer, 2020-04-01)
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    Furfural has been highlighted as one of the top ten most rewarding bio-based building blocks by the US Department of Energy. In this study, furfural was produced from xylose and birch hydrolysate liquor employing a batch ...
  • Furfural production in a biphasic system using a carbonaceous solid acid catalyst 

    Gómez Millán, Gerardo; Phiri, Josphat; Mäkelä, Mikko; Maloney, Thad; Balu Balu, Alina-Mariana; Pineda Pineda, Antonio; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Sixta, Herbert (2019-09-05)
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    The formation of furfural from xylose was investigated under heterogeneously catalyzed conditions with Starbon®450-SO3H as a catalyst in a biphasic system. Experiments were performed based on a statistical experimental ...
  • Recent advances in the catalytic production of platform chemicals from holocellulosic biomass 

    Gómez Millán, Gerardo; Hellsten, Sanna; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Luque Álvarez de Sotomayor, Rafael; Sixta, Herbert; Balu Balu, Alina-Mariana (2019-04-18)
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    This Review discusses novel catalytic pathways of lignocellulosic biomass to value-added chemicals including biomass-derived sugar alcohols, organic acids, furans and biohydrocarbons. These production approaches are ...