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Title: Catalysts for converting syngas into liquid hydrocarbons and methods thereof

The presently-disclosed subject matter includes methods for producing liquid hydrocarbons from syngas. In some embodiments the syngas is obtained from biomass and/or comprises a relatively high amount of nitrogen and/or carbon dioxide. In some embodiments the present methods can convert syngas into liquid hydrocarbons through a one-stage process. Also provided are catalysts for producing liquid hydrocarbons from syngas, wherein the catalysts include a base material, a transition metal, and a promoter. In some embodiments the base material includes a zeolite-iron material or a cobalt-molybdenum carbide material. In still further embodiments the promoter can include an alkali metal.
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Mississippi State University Research and Technology Corporation (Starkville, MS) GFO
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Patent File Date: 2014 Jan 23
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Mississippi State University Research and Technology Corporation, Starkville, MS (United States)
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