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Catalyst-free ligin valorization by acetoacetylation. Structural elucidation by comparison with model compounds

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Indulin AT Kraft lignin has been chemically modified without a catalyst by reaction with t-butyl acetoacetate. Elucidation and quantification of the modified lignin structure has been facilitated by employing a series of readily prepared model compounds which isolate three of the major hydroxyl containing moieties characteristic of lignin.

Graphical abstract: Catalyst-free ligin valorization by acetoacetylation. Structural elucidation by comparison with model compounds

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The article was received on 04 Apr 2018, accepted on 03 May 2018 and first published on 04 May 2018


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01071D
Citation: Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article
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    Catalyst-free ligin valorization by acetoacetylation. Structural elucidation by comparison with model compounds

    E. M. Krall, E. M. Serum, M. P. Sibi and D. C. Webster, Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article , DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01071D

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