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Title: Squalane and isosqualane compositions and methods for preparing the same

Provided herein are methods comprising catalytic dimerization of .beta.-farnesene to obtain squalane and/or isosqualane. Compositions comprising squalane and/or isosqualane are provided. In certain embodiments, squalane and isosqualane prepared by the methods provided herein can be useful for applications in cosmetic industry and/or in the lubricants industry.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1108726
Report Number(s):
8,586,814
13/112,991
DOE Contract Number:
EE0002869
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
Amyris, Inc. (Emeryville, CA)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY