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University of Houston: New Catalyst Would Boost Biomass Conversion to Fuels, Chemicals

Oct 16, 2019 - Targeted News Service

[TNSgrants] -- The University of Houston issued the following news release:

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- Cerium Oxide Catalyst Will Remove Oxygen, Reduce Processing Requirements

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Efforts to use biomass, including wood and agricultural products, have played an important role in the search for a sustainable alternative to fossil fuels for transportation fuels and chemicals. But biomass has high concentrations of oxygen, making it more energy and labor intensive to convert into those desira...