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Conversion of biomass into 5-hydroxymethylfurfural using solid acid catalyst.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21036606     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) was produced from monosaccharide (fructose and glucose), polysaccharide (inulin) and the Jerusalem artichoke juice by a simple one-pot reaction including hydrolysis and dehydration using solid acid under mild condition. Hydrated niobium pentoxide (Nb(2)O(5)·nH(2)O(2)) after pretreatment showed high catalytic activities for dehydration of mono- and polysaccharide to HMF at 433 K in water-2-butanol (2:3 v/v) biphasic system, giving high HMF yield of 89% and 54% from fructose and inulin, respectively. The HMF yield was up to 74% and 65% when inulin and Jerusalem artichoke juice were hydrolyzed by exoinulinase. The solid acid made the process environment-friendly and energy-efficient to convert carbohydrates into bio-fuels and platform chemicals.
Fengli Yang; Qishun Liu; Xuefang Bai; Yuguang Du
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2010-10-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bioresource technology     Volume:  102     ISSN:  1873-2976     ISO Abbreviation:  Bioresour. Technol.     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9889523     Medline TA:  Bioresour Technol     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3424-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Liaoning Provincial Key Laboratory of Carbohydrates, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CAS, Dalian, PR China.
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