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Title: Hydroxide catalysts for lignin depolymerization


Solid base catalysts and their use for the base-catalyzed depolymerization (BCD) of lignin to compounds such as aromatics are presented herein. Exemplary catalysts include layered double hydroxides (LDHs) as recyclable, heterogeneous catalysts for BCD of lignin.

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National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
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Patent File Date: 2013 Oct 07
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Beckham, Gregg T., Biddy, Mary J., Chmely, Stephen C., and Sturgeon, Matthew. Hydroxide catalysts for lignin depolymerization. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Beckham, Gregg T., Biddy, Mary J., Chmely, Stephen C., & Sturgeon, Matthew. Hydroxide catalysts for lignin depolymerization. United States.
Beckham, Gregg T., Biddy, Mary J., Chmely, Stephen C., and Sturgeon, Matthew. Tue . "Hydroxide catalysts for lignin depolymerization". United States.
title = {Hydroxide catalysts for lignin depolymerization},
author = {Beckham, Gregg T. and Biddy, Mary J. and Chmely, Stephen C. and Sturgeon, Matthew},
abstractNote = {Solid base catalysts and their use for the base-catalyzed depolymerization (BCD) of lignin to compounds such as aromatics are presented herein. Exemplary catalysts include layered double hydroxides (LDHs) as recyclable, heterogeneous catalysts for BCD of lignin.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {4}


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