Solvents take control

Hu Li, Richard L. Smith

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13 Citations (Scopus)


Solvents are used pervasively in catalytic studies to enhance kinetics and selectivities. Now, the analysis of biomass upgrading has been remarkably simplified by elucidating the solvation effects of dehydration for key compounds with solvent-enabled control of reactivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)176-177
Number of pages2
JournalNature Catalysis
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Mar 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Bioengineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Process Chemistry and Technology


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