Isolation of suberin from birch outer bark and cork using ionic liquids: A new source of macromonomers

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Ferreira, Rui; Garcia, Helga; Sousa, Andreia F.; Freire, Carmen S. R.; Silvestre, Armando J. D.; Rebelo, Luis Paulo N.; Pereira, Cristina Silva;
(2013)
  • Publisher: ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
  • Journal: INDUSTRIAL CROPS AND PRODUCTS (issn: 0926-6690)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2012.10.002
  • Subject: L. CORK | THERMAL-DECOMPOSITION | POLYESTER | MONOMERS | QUERCUS-SUBER | GLYCERYL | THERMOGRAVIMETRIC ANALYSIS | SOLID-STATE C-13-NMR | METHANOLYSIS | NUCLEAR-MAGNETIC-RESONANCE

Cholinium hexanoate, a biocompatible and biodegradable ionic liquid, was recently demonstrated to efficiently and selectively extract suberin domains from cork, combining high extraction efficiency with isolation of a partial depolymerised material. In the present paper... View more
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