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Porous nitrogen-enriched carbonaceous material from marine waste: chitosan-derived layered CNX catalyst for aerial oxidation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) to 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid

Citation:

Varma, R., M. Nadagouda, AND S. Verma. Porous nitrogen-enriched carbonaceous material from marine waste: chitosan-derived layered CNX catalyst for aerial oxidation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) to 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid. Scientific Reports. Springer Nature Group, New York, NY, 7:13596, (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-14016-5

Impact/Purpose:

Growing demand for petroleum-derived products and waning reserves of fossil resources has prompted consideration of the sustainable utilization of high-value chemicals and transportation fuels from readily available biomass resources. Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) is one of the common but important chemicals derived from carbohydrates and can be further upgraded to a variety of useful entities. This article reports a metal-free, efficient method for the aerial oxidation of HMF to FDCA using marine waste originated chitosan-derived porous carbon nitride (PCNx) catalyst as a solid catalyst. These results can be used by researchers and practitioners looking for a sustainable way to turn biomass resources into transportation fuel.

Description:

Chitosan derived porous layered nitrogen-enriched carbonaceous CNx catalyst (PLCNx) has been synthesized from marine waste and its use demonstrated in a metal-free heterogeneous selective oxidation of 5-hydroxymethyl-furfural (HMF) to 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) using aerial oxygen under mild reaction conditions.

URLs/Downloads:

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Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (JOURNAL/PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)
Product Published Date: 10/19/2017
Record Last Revised: 05/11/2018
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 338506

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT RESEARCH LABORATORY

WATER SYSTEMS DIVISION

WATER RESOURCES RECOVERY BRANCH