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BASF terminates partnership with Novozymes and Cargill to produce biobased acrylic acid [Registered]

The biobased route comprises combination of fermentation by microbe feeding on plant sugar and catalysis to produce 3-HP. In 2013, the companies completed pilot-scale production of 3-HP and in September last year converted 3-HP to glacial acrylic-acid and superabsorbent polymers, and had selected the process for further scale up.…

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