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Title: Hydrogenation of biomass-derived substrates

The .alpha.,.beta.-unsaturated ketone moiety of a substrate representative of non-food based biomass was hydrogenated to the corresponding saturated alcohol moiety using a composition including (1) a copper salt; (2) a phosphine; (3) a polar aprotic solvent such as acetonitrile, and (4) a compound suitable for providing hydrogen for the hydrogenation, such as a suitable silane material or a suitable siloxane material.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1256045
Report Number(s):
9,359,319
14/386,381
DOE Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Mar 13
Research Org:
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY