Single-step preparation of 2-methyltetrahydrofuran from birch

Tiina Riekkola, Markku Leskelä, Timo Repo

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Catalytic hydrogenation of birch was studied to produce 2-methyltetrahydrofuran in a single-step reaction. The reaction was carried out in slightly acidic media with Ru/C catalyst.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProgram and Book of Abstracts of the International IUPAC Conference on Green Chemistry
Number of pages1
Publication date2012
Publication statusPublished - 2012
MoE publication typeB3 Article in conference proceedings
EventInternational IUPAC Conference on Green Chemistry - Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Duration: 25 Aug 201229 Aug 2012
Conference number: 4th

Publication series

ISSN (Print)2304-3733

Fields of Science

  • 116 Chemical sciences

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