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Tyres From Trees

News   Feb 24, 2017 | Original Story From The University of Minnesota

 
Tyres From Trees

Catalytic hydrogenation of itaconic acid (obtained from glucose fermentation) yields 3-methyl-tetrahydrofuran (3-MTHF), which then undergoes catalytic dehydra-decyclization to isoprene. (University of Minnesota)

 
 
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