Table showing the main platform chemicals and derivatives that could be derived from processing of plant biomass in a biorefinery, including glycerol generated as a by-product from bio-diesel.
The material name, structure, applications and current production volumes are given if available.
Direct extracts from plant biomass (e.g. plant sterols, artemisinin, plant waxes etc) have been excluded.
Prepared for the Chemistry Innovation Knowledge Transfer Network.
Publsihed 2007, 21 pages