Upgrading biogenic furans: blended C10–C12 platform chemicals via lyase-catalyzed carboligations and formation of novel C12 –choline chloride-based deep-eutectic-solvents

Joseph Donnelly, C Muller, Lotte Wiemans , Christopher Chuck, Pablo Dominguez

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Abstract

Benzaldehyde lyase (BAL) results in an efficient biocatalyst for theumpolung carboligation of furfural, HMF, and mixtures of them,leading to blended C10–C12 platform chemicals. Subsequently, themixing and gentle heating (<100 °C) of the formed hydroxy-ketonewith choline chloride leads to the formation of a novel biomassderiveddeep-eutectic-solvent.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2714-2718
JournalGreen Chemistry
Volume17
Issue number5
Early online date9 Mar 2015
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2015

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