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Cellulose breakdown

Nature Chemistry (03 October 2008) | Download Citation

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Solid acids are shown to be effective catalysts for breaking down cellulose, a potentially renewable chemical feedstock

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    , & Depolymerization of cellulose using solid catalysts in ionic liquids. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 10.1002/anie.200802879 (2008).

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