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Recent advances in the catalytic deoxygenation of plant oils and prototypical fatty acid models compounds: Catalysis, process, and kinetics (2021)
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Cheah, K. W., Yusup, S., Loy, A. C. M., How, B. S., Skoulou, V., & Taylor, M. J. (2021). Recent advances in the catalytic deoxygenation of plant oils and prototypical fatty acid models compounds: Catalysis, process, and kinetics. Molecular Catalysis, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mcat.2021.111469

With the inevitable human innate aspirations for better urban mobility and sustainable economic development, bio-based transportation fuels are projected to play an essential role in the foreseeable automotive transportation sector. Agricultural-base... Read More about Recent advances in the catalytic deoxygenation of plant oils and prototypical fatty acid models compounds: Catalysis, process, and kinetics.

Kinetic modelling of hydrogen transfer deoxygenation of a prototypical fatty acid over a bimetallic Pd60Cu40 catalyst: an investigation of the surface reaction mechanism and rate limiting step (2020)
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Kyriakou, G., Cheah, K. W., Yusup, S., How, B. S., Taylor, M. J., Osatiashtiani, A., …Uemura, Y. (2020). Kinetic modelling of hydrogen transfer deoxygenation of a prototypical fatty acid over a bimetallic Pd60Cu40 catalyst: an investigation of the surface reaction mechanism and rate limiting step. Reaction Chemistry and Engineering, 5(9), 1682-1693. https://doi.org/10.1039/d0re00214c

Herein, for the first time, we demonstrate a novel continuous flow process involving the application of tetralin as a hydrogen donor solvent for the catalytic conversion of oleic acid to diesel-like hydrocarbons, using an efficient and stable carbon... Read More about Kinetic modelling of hydrogen transfer deoxygenation of a prototypical fatty acid over a bimetallic Pd60Cu40 catalyst: an investigation of the surface reaction mechanism and rate limiting step.