Microsphere valorization of forestry derived hydrolysates
2012 (English)In: European Polymer Journal, ISSN 0014-3057, E-ISSN 1873-1945, Vol. 48, no 2, 372-383 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
A value-adding approach to the material utilization of non-cellulosic polysaccharides (NCPs) released from the lignocellulosic feedstock was realized via the formulation of renewable microspheres from wood hydrolysates using a purposely elaborated all edible water-in-oil emulsion technique. Four compositionally different hemicellulose rich wood hydrolysates were recovered from process waters in pulping and other hydrothermal treatments of hardwood and softwood. Multivariate screening designs were employed allowing for the identification and quantitation of significant process parameters and interaction effects governing the conversion of hydrolysates into small, smooth and well-defined microspheres with narrow size dispersity.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. Vol. 48, no 2, 372-383 p.
wood hydrolysate, microspheres, hemicelluloses, polysaccharide, emulsion
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-48053DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2011.11.017ISI: 000300380300013ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84855817401OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-48053DiVA: diva2:456711
QC 201203122011-11-152011-11-152012-03-12Bibliographically approved