Formation of Sugars and Organic Acids from Hydrothermal Conversion of Biomass and Biomass-Derived Sugars
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This study provides new insights into the formation mechanisms of various organic acids from hydrothermal decomposition of biomass under non-catalytic conditions. Firstly, the primary products from hydrothermal decomposition of mallee biomass and its main components are studied. Then, systematic research is undertaken to investigate the formation of various organic acids from hydrothermal decomposition of key intermediates including cellobiose, glucose, fructose and mannose. The reaction pathways of key organic acids from various sugar compounds are revealed.
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