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    Catalytic conversion of methanol/ethanol to isobutanol – a highly selective route to an advanced biofuel

    Citation

    Wingad, R, Bergström, EJE, Everett, M, Pellow, K & Wass, D, 2016, ‘Catalytic conversion of methanol/ethanol to isobutanol – a highly selective route to an advanced biofuel’. Chemical Communications, vol 52., pp. 5202-5204

    Abstract

    Catalysts based on ruthenium diphosphine complexes convert methanol/ethanol mixtures to the advanced biofuel isobutanol, with extremely high selectivity (>99%) at good (>75%) conversion via a Guerbet-type mechanism.

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