Process for Functionalizing Biomass using Molybdenum Catalysts

Johannes Rytter Dethlefsen (Inventor), Peter Fristrup (Inventor)

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The present invention concerns a process for converting biomass into useful organic building blocks for the chemical industry. The process involves the use of molybdenum catalysts of the formula Aa+a(MovXxR1yR2zR3e)a*3-, which may be readily prepared from industrial molybdenum compounds.

Original languageEnglish
IPCC07C1/22, C07C11/02, C07C11/107, C07C29/60, C07C33/03, C07C45/52, C07C49/04, C07D301/02
Patent numberWO2015028028
Filing date05/03/2015
Country/TerritoryInternational Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Priority date29/08/2013
Priority numberEP20130182179
Publication statusPublished - 5 Mar 2015

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Also registered as: WO2014DK50258, EP20130182179


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