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Title: Isomerization of sugars

Disclosed are processes for isomerizing saccharides. Also disclosed are processes for converting saccharides to furan derivatives. Also disclosed are processes for converting starch to furan derivatives.
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California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA) CHO
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Patent File Date: 2011 Jan 14
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California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA (United States)
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United States

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