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Preparation and reactivity of biomass-derived dihydro-dioxins

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James Montgomery, Karl Kempf, Daniel M. Miles-Barrett, Oxana Kempf, Tomas Lebl, Nicholas J. Westwood

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Abstract

The depolymerisation of the biopolymer lignin can give pure aromatic monomers but selective catalytic approaches remain scarce. Here, an approach was re-routed to deliver an unusual phenolic monomer. This monomer’s instability proved challenging but a degradation study identified strategies to overcome this. Heterocycles and a useful synthetic intermediate were prepared. The range of aromatics available from the b-O-4 unit in lignin was extended.
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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)190-193
Number of pages4
JournalCHEMSUSCHEM
Volume12
Issue number1
Early online date5 Nov 2018
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Publication statusPublished - 10 Jan 2019

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  • Dihydro-dioxin, Hetereocycles, Renewable monomers, Depolymerisation, Lignin

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