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Biomass Sugars for Non-Fuel Applications (Hardcover)

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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.

Number of Pages: 265
Genre: Science
Sub-Genre: Chemistry / Industrial + Technical, Chemistry / Organic
Series Title: RSC Green Chemistry
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Language: English
Street Date: November 20, 2015
TCIN: 50598137
UPC: 9781782621133
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-6396
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