C10 and C11 Alkanes from Furfural

C10 and C11 branched alkanes, with low freezing points, … … are synthesized through the aldol condensation of furfural and methyl isobutyl ketone from lingocellulose, which is then followed by hydrodeoxygenation. These jet-fuel-range alkanes are obtained in high overall yields (≈90 %) under solvent-free conditions. Solvent-Free Synthesis of C10 and C11 Branched Alkanes from Furfural and […]

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C10 and C11 Alkanes from Furfural

C10 and C11 Alkanes from Furfural

C10 and C11 branched alkanes, with low freezing points, …

… are synthesized through the aldol condensation of furfural and methyl isobutyl ketone from lingocellulose, which is then followed by hydrodeoxygenation. These jet-fuel-range alkanes are obtained in high overall yields (≈90 %) under solvent-free conditions.

Solvent-Free Synthesis of C10 and C11 Branched Alkanes from Furfural and Methyl Isobutyl Ketone – Yang – 2013 – ChemSusChem – Wiley Online Library

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Tagged: aldol reaction, alkanes, hydrodeoxygenation, jet fuel, lignocellulose

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