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Recent advances in the catalytic production of glucose from lignocellulosic biomass

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Abstract

Recently, research on the catalytic production of glucose, the first platform chemical in biorefinery, has become attractive in catalysis studies and the chemical/fuel industry owing to its broad applications. It opens up a new route for achieving sustainable chemical production and energy supply. From this viewpoint, this contribution attempts to overview the recent advances in the catalytic routes for the synthesis of glucose from lignocellulosic biomass over various homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts.

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The article was received on 20 Oct 2014, accepted on 27 Nov 2014 and first published on 08 Dec 2014


Article type: Critical Review
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC02034K
Green Chem., 2015,17, 737-751

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    Recent advances in the catalytic production of glucose from lignocellulosic biomass

    J. Wang, J. Xi and Y. Wang, Green Chem., 2015, 17, 737
    DOI: 10.1039/C4GC02034K

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