What is claimed is:
1. A process for preparing a lignin derivative, the process comprising:
contacting a lignin with a diazonium compound of Formula I:wherein:
Ar1 is a 6-10 membered aryl substituted by 1, 2, 3, or 4 independently selected Ra groups;L1 is selected from the group consisting of —C1-6 alkylene-, —Y—, —Y—C1-6 alkylene-, —Y—C1-6 alkylene-Y—,...
This disclosure generally relates to methods of making and using reactive lignin. This disclosure also generally relates to methods of making and using bio-based adhesives.