Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

January 10, 2014

Share

Jeremy Luterbacher, a UW-Madison postdoctoral researcher and the paper's lead author, explains how the Dumesic Lab uses gamma valerolactone, or GVL, to deconstruct plants and produce sugars that can be chemically or biologically upgraded into biofuels.