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Title: Squalane and isosqualane compositions and methods for preparing the same

Abstract

Provided herein are methods comprising catalytic dimerization of .beta.-farnesene to obtain squalane and/or isosqualane. Compositions comprising squalane and/or isosqualane are provided. In certain embodiments, squalane and isosqualane prepared by the methods provided herein can be useful for applications in cosmetic industry and/or in the lubricants industry.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Amyris, Inc. (Emeryville, CA)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1108726
Patent Number(s):
8,586,814
Application Number:
13/112,991
Assignee:
Amyris, Inc. (Emeryville, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0002869
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Fisher, Karl, Schofer, Susan Jessica, and Kanne, David B. Squalane and isosqualane compositions and methods for preparing the same. United States: N. p., 2013. Web.
Fisher, Karl, Schofer, Susan Jessica, & Kanne, David B. Squalane and isosqualane compositions and methods for preparing the same. United States.
Fisher, Karl, Schofer, Susan Jessica, and Kanne, David B. Tue . "Squalane and isosqualane compositions and methods for preparing the same". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1108726.
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abstractNote = {Provided herein are methods comprising catalytic dimerization of .beta.-farnesene to obtain squalane and/or isosqualane. Compositions comprising squalane and/or isosqualane are provided. In certain embodiments, squalane and isosqualane prepared by the methods provided herein can be useful for applications in cosmetic industry and/or in the lubricants industry.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2013},
month = {11}
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