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Title: Process for conversion of levulinic acid to ketones

A method for generating desired platform chemicals from feedstocks such as cellulosic biomass feedstocks containing levulinic acid by decarboxylating a feed stock comprising levulinic acid to generate ketones. This is done by passing a feed stock comprising levulinic acid in a gas phase over a non-precious metal catalyst on a neutral support.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1360960
Report Number(s):
9,663,435
15/189,808
DOE Contract Number:
ACO5-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2016 Jun 22
Research Org:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY