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Title: Process for decomposing lignin in biomass

Abstract

A mild inexpensive process for treating lignocellulosic biomass involves oxidative delignification of wood using an aqueous solution prepared by dissolving a catalytic amount of manganese (III) acetate into water and adding hydrogen peroxide. Within 4 days and without agitation, the solution was used to convert poplar wood sections into a fine powder-like delignified, cellulose rich materials that included individual wood cells.

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Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1162124
Patent Number(s):
8,871,051
Application Number:
13/426,420
Assignee:
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Mar 21
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Rector, Kirk Davin, Lucas, Marcel, Wagner, Gregory Lawrence, Kimball, David Bryan, and Hanson, Susan Kloek. Process for decomposing lignin in biomass. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Rector, Kirk Davin, Lucas, Marcel, Wagner, Gregory Lawrence, Kimball, David Bryan, & Hanson, Susan Kloek. Process for decomposing lignin in biomass. United States.
Rector, Kirk Davin, Lucas, Marcel, Wagner, Gregory Lawrence, Kimball, David Bryan, and Hanson, Susan Kloek. Tue . "Process for decomposing lignin in biomass". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1162124.
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