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Chapter 7

Esterification

Esterification of glycerol gives rise to a variety of useful products and in recent years has been an active area of research. The reactions employ both chemical catalysts and lipases and can be divided into three types: esterification with carboxylic acids, carboxylation, and nitration.

Publication details

https://doi.org/10.1039/9781849731089-00102
Print publication date
20 May 2010
Copyright year
2010
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-046-4
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-108-9
From the book series:
Green Chemistry Series