Beyond petrochemicals: The renewable chemicals industry

P.N.R. Vennestrøm, Christian Mårup Osmundsen, C.H. Christensen, Esben Taarning

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From petroleum to bioleum: Since biomass is a limited resource, it is necessary to consider its best use. The production of select chemicals from biomass, rather than its use as fuel, could effectively replace the use of petroleum in the chemical industry, but the inherent functionality of biomass must be exploited.
Original languageEnglish
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition
Issue number45
Pages (from-to)10502-10509
Publication statusPublished - 2011


  • Sustainable chemistry
  • Renewable resources
  • H/C ratio
  • Industrial chemistry
  • Biomass

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