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Title Biomass sugars for non-fuel applications / editors: Dmitry Murzin, Olga Simakova
Published [Cambridge] : Royal Society of Chemistry, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource
Series RSC green chemistry
RSC green chemistry series.
Summary 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
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from title details screen (Royal Society of Chemistry, viewed December 14, 2015)
Subject Biomass chemicals.
Green chemistry.
Form Electronic book
Author Murzin, Dmitry, 1963- editor
Simakova, Olga A., editor
ISBN 1782622071 (electronic bk)
9781782622079 (electronic bk)