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Acetalization

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Abstract

Valorization of glycerol via acetalization reaction can be catalyzed by gold acting as an acid catalyst. Since gold catalyst is less corrosive than traditionally used sulfuric acid, and moreover can be reused, this approach was found to be attractive.

Keywords

Acetalization Glycerol Gold 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory of Industrial Chemistry and Reaction EngineeringÅbo Akademi UniversityTurkuFinland
  2. 2.School of Chemical and Biomolecular EngineeringGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA
  3. 3.Department of Chemical EngineeringUniversity of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA

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