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Title: Biomass conversion to fuels and chemicals

Abstract

This disclosure relates to compositions and methods for converting biomass to various chemical intermediates and final products including fuels. Aspects include the depolymerization of lignin, cellulose, and hemicellulose to a wide slate of depolymerization compounds that can be subsequently metabolized by genetically modified bacterium, and converted to cis,cis-muconic acid. Other aspects include the use of monometallic catalysts for converting the cis,cis-muconic acid to commodity chemicals and fuels, for example adipic acid and/or nylon.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1462998
Patent Number(s):
10017792
Application Number:
14/804,161
Assignee:
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, CO)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C07 - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY C07C - ACYCLIC OR CARBOCYCLIC COMPOUNDS
C - CHEMISTRY C12 - BIOCHEMISTRY C12Y - ENZYMES
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Jul 20
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS

Citation Formats

Beckham, Gregg T., Johnson, Christopher W., Vardon, Derek R., and Franden, Mary Ann. Biomass conversion to fuels and chemicals. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Beckham, Gregg T., Johnson, Christopher W., Vardon, Derek R., & Franden, Mary Ann. Biomass conversion to fuels and chemicals. United States.
Beckham, Gregg T., Johnson, Christopher W., Vardon, Derek R., and Franden, Mary Ann. Tue . "Biomass conversion to fuels and chemicals". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1462998.
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