skip to main content
OSTI.GOV title logo U.S. Department of Energy
Office of Scientific and Technical Information

Title: One-pot integrated processing of biopolymers to furfurals in molten salt hydrate: understanding synergy in acidity

Abstract

Developed as energy-efficient and integrated method for soluble sugars and furfurals with high yields and high carbon efficiency from polysaccharides and lignocellulosic biomass.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1]; ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation and Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; University of Delaware; Newark; USA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC) (United States). Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation (CCEI)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1469933
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0001004
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Green Chemistry
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 19; Journal Issue: 16; Related Information: CCEI partners with the University of Delaware (lead); Brookhaven National Laboratory; California Institute of Technology; Columbia University; University of Delaware; Lehigh University; University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; University of Minnesota; Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; University of Pennsylvania; Princeton University; Rutgers University; Journal ID: ISSN 1463-9262
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
catalysis (homogeneous), catalysis (heterogeneous), biofuels (including algae and biomass), bio-inspired, hydrogen and fuel cells, materials and chemistry by design, synthesis (novel materials), synthesis (self-assembly), synthesis (scalable processing)

Citation Formats

Sadula, Sunitha, Oesterling, Owen, Nardone, Andrew, Dinkelacker, Brian, and Saha, Basudeb. One-pot integrated processing of biopolymers to furfurals in molten salt hydrate: understanding synergy in acidity. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1039/c7gc01709j.
Sadula, Sunitha, Oesterling, Owen, Nardone, Andrew, Dinkelacker, Brian, & Saha, Basudeb. One-pot integrated processing of biopolymers to furfurals in molten salt hydrate: understanding synergy in acidity. United States. doi:10.1039/c7gc01709j.
Sadula, Sunitha, Oesterling, Owen, Nardone, Andrew, Dinkelacker, Brian, and Saha, Basudeb. Sun . "One-pot integrated processing of biopolymers to furfurals in molten salt hydrate: understanding synergy in acidity". United States. doi:10.1039/c7gc01709j.
@article{osti_1469933,
title = {One-pot integrated processing of biopolymers to furfurals in molten salt hydrate: understanding synergy in acidity},
author = {Sadula, Sunitha and Oesterling, Owen and Nardone, Andrew and Dinkelacker, Brian and Saha, Basudeb},
abstractNote = {Developed as energy-efficient and integrated method for soluble sugars and furfurals with high yields and high carbon efficiency from polysaccharides and lignocellulosic biomass.},
doi = {10.1039/c7gc01709j},
journal = {Green Chemistry},
issn = {1463-9262},
number = 16,
volume = 19,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {1}
}

Works referenced in this record:

Cellulose Hydrolysis in Acidified LiBr Molten Salt Hydrate Media
journal, May 2015

  • Deng, Weihua; Kennedy, James R.; Tsilomelekis, George
  • Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 54, Issue 19
  • DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.5b00757

Influence of Structural Variation in Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids on the Selectivity and Efficiency of Competitive Alkali Metal Salt Extraction by a Crown Ether
journal, August 2001

  • Chun, Sangki; Dzyuba, Sergei V.; Bartsch, Richard A.
  • Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 73, Issue 15
  • DOI: 10.1021/ac010061v

Conversion of xylan, d-xylose and lignocellulosic biomass into furfural using AlCl3 as catalyst in ionic liquid
journal, February 2013


Acid-catalyzed conversion of xylose, xylan and straw into furfural by microwave-assisted reaction
journal, August 2011


Seawater-based furfural production via corncob hydrolysis catalyzed by FeCl3 in acetic acid steam
journal, January 2013

  • Mao, Liaoyuan; Zhang, Lei; Gao, Ningbo
  • Green Chemistry, Vol. 15, Issue 3
  • DOI: 10.1039/c2gc36346a

Chloride ions enhance furfural formation from d-xylose in dilute aqueous acidic solutions
journal, January 2010

  • Marcotullio, Gianluca; De Jong, Wiebren
  • Green Chemistry, Vol. 12, Issue 10
  • DOI: 10.1039/b927424c

Iron-Catalyzed Furfural Production in Biobased Biphasic Systems: From Pure Sugars to Direct Use of Crude Xylose Effluents as Feedstock
journal, October 2011

  • vom Stein, Thorsten; Grande, Philipp M.; Leitner, Walter
  • ChemSusChem, Vol. 4, Issue 11
  • DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201100259

A green and efficient approach to selective conversion of xylose and biomass hemicellulose into furfural in aqueous media using high-pressure CO 2 as a sustainable catalyst
journal, January 2016

  • Morais, Ana Rita C.; Matuchaki, Maria Daniela D. J.; Andreaus, Jürgen
  • Green Chemistry, Vol. 18, Issue 10
  • DOI: 10.1039/C6GC00043F

Structure and properties of molten salt hydrates
journal, September 1988


Xylose Isomerization to Xylulose and its Dehydration to Furfural in Aqueous Media
journal, October 2011

  • Choudhary, Vinit; Pinar, Ana B.; Sandler, Stanley I.
  • ACS Catalysis, Vol. 1, Issue 12
  • DOI: 10.1021/cs200461t

Conversion of Xylose to Furfural Using Lewis and Brønsted Acid Catalysts in Aqueous Media
journal, August 2012

  • Choudhary, Vinit; Sandler, Stanley I.; Vlachos, Dionisios G.
  • ACS Catalysis, Vol. 2, Issue 9
  • DOI: 10.1021/cs300265d

Simple and Efficient Furfural Production from Xylose in Media Containing 1-Butyl-3-Methylimidazolium Hydrogen Sulfate
journal, August 2015

  • Peleteiro, Susana; da Costa Lopes, Andre M.; Garrote, Gil
  • Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 54, Issue 33
  • DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.5b01771

Separation of fructose from a mixture of sugars using supported liquid membranes
journal, July 2000


Separation of carbohydrates and sugar alcohols from ionic liquids using antisolvents
journal, August 2014

  • Carneiro, Aristides P.; Rodríguez, Oscar; Macedo, Eugénia A.
  • Separation and Purification Technology, Vol. 132
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.seppur.2014.05.027

One-Pot Conversion of Corn Starch into 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural in Water-[Bmim]Cl/MIBK Biphasic Media
journal, September 2016


Recovery of Sugars from Ionic Liquid Biomass Liquor by Solvent Extraction
journal, May 2010

  • Brennan, Timothy C. R.; Datta, Supratim; Blanch, Harvey W.
  • BioEnergy Research, Vol. 3, Issue 2
  • DOI: 10.1007/s12155-010-9091-5

Acidic nature of metal aquo complexes: proton-transfer equilibriums in concentrated aqueous media
journal, October 1978


Synthesis and thermomechanical property study of Novolac phenol-hydroxymethyl furfural (PHMF) resin
journal, January 2014

  • Yuan, Zhongshun; Zhang, Yongsheng; Xu, Chunbao (Charles)
  • RSC Adv., Vol. 4, Issue 60
  • DOI: 10.1039/C4RA04458D

Highly efficient and selective CO 2 -adjunctive dehydration of xylose to furfural in aqueous media with THF
journal, January 2016

  • Morais, Ana Rita C.; Bogel-Lukasik, Rafal
  • Green Chemistry, Vol. 18, Issue 8
  • DOI: 10.1039/C5GC02863A

Production of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural from Glucose Using a Combination of Lewis and Brønsted Acid Catalysts in Water in a Biphasic Reactor with an Alkylphenol Solvent
journal, April 2012

  • Pagán-Torres, Yomaira J.; Wang, Tianfu; Gallo, Jean Marcel R.
  • ACS Catalysis, Vol. 2, Issue 6, p. 930-934
  • DOI: 10.1021/cs300192z

Microwave assisted conversion of carbohydrates and biopolymers to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural with aluminium chloride catalyst in water
journal, January 2011

  • De, Sudipta; Dutta, Saikat; Saha, Basudeb
  • Green Chemistry, Vol. 13, Issue 10
  • DOI: 10.1039/c1gc15550d

High-temperature dilute-acid hydrolysis of olive stones for furfural production
journal, April 2002


Tandem Lewis acid/Brønsted acid-catalyzed conversion of carbohydrates to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural using zeolite beta
journal, January 2016


Advances in 5-hydroxymethylfurfural production from biomass in biphasic solvents
journal, January 2014


Synthesis of Sugars by Hydrolysis of Hemicelluloses- A Review
journal, September 2011

  • Mäki-Arvela, Päivi; Salmi, Tapio; Holmbom, Bjarne
  • Chemical Reviews, Vol. 111, Issue 9
  • DOI: 10.1021/cr2000042

Proton magnetic resonance chemical shifts and the hydrogen bond in concentrated aqueous electrolyte solutions
journal, July 1973

  • Sare, E. J.; Moynihan, C. T.; Angell, C. A.
  • The Journal of Physical Chemistry, Vol. 77, Issue 15
  • DOI: 10.1021/j100634a011

Direct conversion of cellulose and lignocellulosic biomass into chemicals and biofuel with metal chloride catalysts
journal, April 2012


Energy Diversity through Renewable Energy Source (RES) – A Case Study of Biomass
journal, January 2014


Study on the Hydrolysis Kinetics of Xylan on Different Acid Catalysts [다양한 산 촉매에서 자이란 가수분해 특성]
journal, April 2014


Manufacture of furfural in biphasic media made up of an ionic liquid and a co-solvent
journal, December 2015


The kinetics of Brønsted acid-catalyzed hydrolysis of hemicellulose dissolved in 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride
journal, January 2012

  • Enslow, Kristopher R.; Bell, Alexis T.
  • RSC Advances, Vol. 2, Issue 26
  • DOI: 10.1039/c2ra21650g

Salt-assisted organic-acid-catalyzed depolymerization of cellulose
journal, January 2010

  • vom Stein, Thorsten; Grande, Philipp; Sibilla, Fabrizio
  • Green Chemistry, Vol. 12, Issue 10
  • DOI: 10.1039/c0gc00262c

Synthesis of Furfural from Xylose and Xylan
journal, September 2010

  • Binder, Joseph B.; Blank, Jacqueline J.; Cefali, Anthony V.
  • ChemSusChem, Vol. 3, Issue 11
  • DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201000181

Furfural: Hemicellulose/xylosederived biochemical
journal, September 2008

  • Mamman, Ajit Singh; Lee, Jong-Min; Kim, Yeong-Cheol
  • Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining, Vol. 2, Issue 5, p. 438-454
  • DOI: 10.1002/bbb.95

Dehydration of Xylose into Furfural in the Presence of Crystalline Microporous Silicoaluminophosphates
journal, January 2010

  • Lima, Sérgio; Fernandes, Auguste; Antunes, Margarida M.
  • Catalysis Letters, Vol. 135, Issue 1-2
  • DOI: 10.1007/s10562-010-0259-6

Cellulose hydrolysis using zinc chloride as a solvent and catalyst
journal, March 1994

  • Cao, Ning-Jun; Xu, Qin; Chen, Chee-Shan
  • Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Vol. 45-46, Issue 1
  • DOI: 10.1007/BF02941827

Upgrading Furfurals to Drop-in Biofuels: An Overview
journal, June 2015


High Yield Conversion of Residual Pentoses into Furfural via Zeolite Catalysis and Catalytic Hydrogenation of Furfural to 2-Methylfuran
journal, June 2010

  • Lessard, Jean; Morin, Jean-François; Wehrung, Jean-François
  • Topics in Catalysis, Vol. 53, Issue 15-18
  • DOI: 10.1007/s11244-010-9568-7

Advances in conversion of hemicellulosic biomass to furfural and upgrading to biofuels
journal, January 2012

  • Dutta, Saikat; De, Sudipta; Saha, Basudeb
  • Catalysis Science & Technology, Vol. 2, Issue 10
  • DOI: 10.1039/c2cy20235b

Calcium nitrate tetrahydrate as an inert solvent for proton acidity studies in molten salt hydrates
journal, September 1980

  • Dyer, Raymond D.; Fronko, Richard M.; Schiavelli, M. D.
  • The Journal of Physical Chemistry, Vol. 84, Issue 18
  • DOI: 10.1021/j100455a026

Furfural production from Eucalyptus wood using an Acidic Ionic Liquid
journal, August 2016


Kinetics of furfural production by dehydration of xylose in a biphasic reactor with microwave heating
journal, January 2010

  • Weingarten, Ronen; Cho, Joungmo; Conner, Jr., Wm. Curtis
  • Green Chemistry, Vol. 12, Issue 8
  • DOI: 10.1039/c003459b