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Title: In situ recovery of bio-based carboxylic acids


The economics of chemical and biological processes is often dominated by the expense of downstream product separations from dilute product streams.

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  1. National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
  2. Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA (United States)
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Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
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Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1434342
Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 1463-9262; GRCHFJ
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Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Green Chemistry
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 20; Journal Issue: 8; Journal ID: ISSN 1463-9262
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
09 BIOMASS FUELS; liquid-liquid extraction; in situ product recovery; distillation; carboxylic acids

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Saboe, Patrick O., Manker, Lorenz P., Michener, William E., Peterson, Darren J., Brandner, David G., Deutch, Stephen P., Kumar, Manish, Cywar, Robin M., Beckham, Gregg T., and Karp, Eric M. In situ recovery of bio-based carboxylic acids. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1039/C7GC03747C.
Saboe, Patrick O., Manker, Lorenz P., Michener, William E., Peterson, Darren J., Brandner, David G., Deutch, Stephen P., Kumar, Manish, Cywar, Robin M., Beckham, Gregg T., & Karp, Eric M. In situ recovery of bio-based carboxylic acids. United States. doi:10.1039/C7GC03747C.
Saboe, Patrick O., Manker, Lorenz P., Michener, William E., Peterson, Darren J., Brandner, David G., Deutch, Stephen P., Kumar, Manish, Cywar, Robin M., Beckham, Gregg T., and Karp, Eric M. Mon . "In situ recovery of bio-based carboxylic acids". United States. doi:10.1039/C7GC03747C.
title = {In situ recovery of bio-based carboxylic acids},
author = {Saboe, Patrick O. and Manker, Lorenz P. and Michener, William E. and Peterson, Darren J. and Brandner, David G. and Deutch, Stephen P. and Kumar, Manish and Cywar, Robin M. and Beckham, Gregg T. and Karp, Eric M.},
abstractNote = {The economics of chemical and biological processes is often dominated by the expense of downstream product separations from dilute product streams.},
doi = {10.1039/C7GC03747C},
journal = {Green Chemistry},
issn = {1463-9262},
number = 8,
volume = 20,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {1}

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Fig. 1 Fig. 1: Proposed distillation based in situ product recovery (ISPR) system to recover free acids. Acids present in bioreactor (1) are extracted into an organic phase through a hollow fiber membrane contactor (2). The bioreactor media and cells are recycled (3) and the organic phase is passed into a distillationmore » column (4) where neat free acids are vaporized (5) recovered as a distillate from the heavy organic phase (6).« less

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