International Sugar Journal

Ambient nitrogen exploited to produce new products [Full subscriber]

a team of Yale university chemists have found a way to combine atmospheric nitrogen with benzene to make aniline, which is a precursor used to make a variety of synthetic products.

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Covestro develops process to produce biobased aniline [Registered]

Covestro, formerly Bayer Material Science, has made a research breakthrough making the polyurethane precursor aniline from sugar instead of the petrochemical route.

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