Oldest Biorefineries used for Pretreatment of Lignocellulose: The Cows
Levulinic acid is a platform chemical with significant potential to substitute petroleum-based products in the chemical and fuel sectors.
Independent analysts seem to agree with DalinYebo’s view on the furfural market.
2,5-Furandicarboxylic Acid (FDCA): Discovered in 1876 | Synthesis pathway is adapted from Kamm et al. 
Aiming for a small slice of the ±50million tpa (polyester) market.
A Tale of Two Acids
Brønsted and Lewis acidic sulfonated carbonaceous catalyst (more…)
5-(Chloromethyl)furfural against Yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti (Image: DalinYebo)
Synthesis of the Insecticide Prothrin from 5-(Chloromethyl)furfural (CMF) (more…)