Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

2-26-2013

Abstract

Methods of converting cellulose or related biorenewable carbohydrate materials into high-value chemical compounds. The methods provide a means of converting low-cost materials such as cellulose and biomass into high yields of compounds such as ethylene glycol, propylene glycol, glycerin, methanol, hydroxyacetone, glycolaldehyde and dihydroxyacetone.

Patent Number

8,383,864 B2

Assignee

Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.

Application Number

12/962,770

Date Filed

12-8-2010

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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