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Value-Added Products from Lignin

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Abstract

Lignin can be converted into value-added products that could significantly improve the economics of a biorefinery. The polymeric lignin can be converted into low molecular weight and monomeric aromatic forms that serve as the building block for chemical syntheses of high-value products. This chapter presents the utilization of lignin to derive value-added products and their applications.

Keywords

Lignin Lignosulfonates Ligninlignin isolation Enzymatic hydrolysis Guaiacol Phenol Carbon fiber Vanillin Bioplastics Activated carbon Binder Dispersant Food additive Cement Asphalt 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pulp and Paper ConsultantKanpurIndia

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