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Novel dual catalytic system turns waste vegetable oils into valuable chemicals [Registered]

Alkenes are one of the most useful classes of chemicals and can be turned into a range of products from polymers to pharmaceuticals. But most alkenes available in bulk are derived from petroleum-based materials. Now, researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Coal Research have developed a new method which can produce terminal alkenes from waste vegetable oil.…

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