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Title: From lignin association to nano-/micro-particle preparation: Extracting higher value of lignin


As the most abundant source of renewable aromatic compounds on the planet, lignin is gaining growing interest in replacing petroleum-based chemicals and products. Lignin nanoparticles offer many opportunities for value-added applications of lignin.

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  1. Beijing Univ. of Chemical Technology, Beijing (China)
  2. Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), Emeryville, CA (United States); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
  3. Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), Emeryville, CA (United States); Sandia National Lab. (SNL-CA), Livermore, CA (United States)
  4. Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States); Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
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Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Joint Institute for Biological Sciences (JIBS); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER)
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OSTI ID: 1439982
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725; aC02-05CH11231; AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Green Chemistry
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 7; Journal ID: ISSN 1463-9262
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States

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Zhao, Wenwen, Simmons, Blake, Singh, Seema, Ragauskas, Arthur J., and Cheng, Gang. From lignin association to nano-/micro-particle preparation: Extracting higher value of lignin. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Zhao, Wenwen, Simmons, Blake, Singh, Seema, Ragauskas, Arthur J., & Cheng, Gang. From lignin association to nano-/micro-particle preparation: Extracting higher value of lignin. United States.
Zhao, Wenwen, Simmons, Blake, Singh, Seema, Ragauskas, Arthur J., and Cheng, Gang. Mon . "From lignin association to nano-/micro-particle preparation: Extracting higher value of lignin". United States.
title = {From lignin association to nano-/micro-particle preparation: Extracting higher value of lignin},
author = {Zhao, Wenwen and Simmons, Blake and Singh, Seema and Ragauskas, Arthur J. and Cheng, Gang},
abstractNote = {As the most abundant source of renewable aromatic compounds on the planet, lignin is gaining growing interest in replacing petroleum-based chemicals and products. Lignin nanoparticles offer many opportunities for value-added applications of lignin.},
doi = {10.1039/C6GC01813K},
journal = {Green Chemistry},
number = ,
volume = 7,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {9}

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Figure 1 Figure 1: Typical phenylpropanoid precursors of lignin.

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