a.1.(Chem.) Pertaining to, or denoting, an acid (called also acetyl-propionic acid), C5H8O3, obtained by the action of dilute acids on various sugars (as levulose).
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M2 PRESSWIRE-September 3, 2019-: Levulinic Acid Market Is Likely to Experience a Tremendous Growth in Near Future: Radiant Insights, Inc.
Additionally, significant raw materials such as levulinic acid are rendered expensive when deployed in the commercial market, which may impose a huge threat to market participants.
TroyCare LSB, which offers formulators a blend of naturally derived or natural identical ingredients, consists of an expanding series of products basea on levulinic, sorbic, and benzoic acids.
It is reported that the C=O groups could exist at cross-links between furanic rings and levulinic acid embedded inside the carbon [24].
Dame Tessa called 5-amino levulinic acid, a dye which helps doctors identify cancerous tissue more accurately, the "gold standard" in one of her last House of Lords speeches.
In this review, we have summarized the recent pretreatment methods for decreasing the rigid structure of cellulose and catalytic conversion of cellulose into key platform chemicals, such as glucose, ethylene glycol, sorbitol, 5-hydroxymethylfurfural, levulinic acid, and lactic acid, via a variety of homogeneous or heterogeneous catalysts.
HMF and furfural are also decomposed into mainly levulinic acid and formic acid.
It is now well known that fresh HTC char can contain components such as guaiacol, levulinic and glycolic acid (Bargmann et al.