Cheap catalyst converts tough plant lignin into valuable chemicals

Waste material from the energy crop elephant grass yields flavor and fragrance compounds

Fast-growing grasses and trees such as switchgrass and poplar offer a sustainable alternative to petroleum as a source of fuels…

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Author

Deirdre Lockwood

Source

Chemical & Engineering News (ACS), 2016-03-03.

Supplier

ACS Publications
Purdue University
Spero Energy Inc. (Purdue Research Park)
University of Ottawa

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