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Eutectic solvents support extraction of pure lignin from lignocellulosic feedstocks [Registered]

Lignin can now be efficiently and cost-effectively separated from lignocellulosic feedstock such as sawdust, by using eutectic solvents. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed solvents which are able to extract 50% of the lignin from wood in a pure form that retains its natural chemical structure during processing.…

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