USE OF CARBOXYLIC ACIDS AND FURANIC MOLECULES FOR ESTERIFICATION

USPTO Patent Application US 2017/0015643 A1
Application Date: Jan. 19th, 2017

ABSTRACT

A process for recovering and using an organic/carboxylic acid or furanic molecule by means of making an ester of a free carboxylic acid or furanic molecule with an alcohol in...
Application Number:
15/253,220
International Classification:
C07D 307/68 (20060101); C12P 7/62 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

We claim:

1. A process for recovering and converting a carboxylic acid or a furanic molecule comprising: a) converting an aldose sugar to a sugar acid either by a chemical or biological means; b) bio-transforming said sugar acid to a keto-acid intermediate or furanic molecule in a solution; c) adjusting pH value...

DESCRIPTION

PRIORITY CLAIM

The present Application is a continuation-in-part of U.S. patent application Ser. No. 14/650,453, filed Jun. 8, 2015, which is a national stage entry of International Application No. PCT/US2013/073783, filed Dec. 9, 2013, which itself claims benefit of priority from U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. 61/739,769, filed Dec. 20, 2012, the...
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