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Title: Solute-enhanced production of gamma-valerolactone (GVL) from aqueous solutions of levulinic acid

Abstract

A method to produce levulinic acid (LA) and gamma-valerolactone (GVL) from biomass-derived cellulose or lignocellulose by selective extraction of LA using GVL and optionally converting the LA so isolated into GVL, with no purifications steps required to yield the GVL.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Madison, WI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1170743
Patent Number(s):
8962867
Application Number:
13/327,468
Assignee:
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (Madison, WI)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C07 - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY C07D - HETEROCYCLIC COMPOUNDS
C - CHEMISTRY C07 - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY C07C - ACYCLIC OR CARBOCYCLIC COMPOUNDS
DOE Contract Number:  
FC02-07ER64494
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 Dec 15
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Dumesic, James A, Wettstein, Stephanie G, Alonso, David Martin, and Gurbuz, Elif Ispir. Solute-enhanced production of gamma-valerolactone (GVL) from aqueous solutions of levulinic acid. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Dumesic, James A, Wettstein, Stephanie G, Alonso, David Martin, & Gurbuz, Elif Ispir. Solute-enhanced production of gamma-valerolactone (GVL) from aqueous solutions of levulinic acid. United States.
Dumesic, James A, Wettstein, Stephanie G, Alonso, David Martin, and Gurbuz, Elif Ispir. Tue . "Solute-enhanced production of gamma-valerolactone (GVL) from aqueous solutions of levulinic acid". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1170743.
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