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  • Biofuels from the brewery?

    Home brewing enthusiasts and major manufacturers alike experience the same result of the beer-making process: mounds of leftover grain. Once all the flavor has been extracted from barley and other grains, what's left is a protein- and fiber-rich powder that is typically used in cattle feed or put in more

  • BASF to increase prices for butanediol and derivatives

    With immediate effect, or as existing contracts permit, BASF SE will increase its European selling prices for the following products: 1,4-Butanediol (BDO) + 50 EUR/mt Tetrahydrofuran (THF)    + 75 EUR/mt Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF®) + 100 EUR/mt N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone (NMP)    more

  • BASF to increase capacity for butanediol at its Geismar site

    BASF will increase its production capacities for the chemical intermediate 1,4-butanediol (BDO) by 10% at its site in Geismar/Louisiana as of 2016. The company will then have a global capacity of BDO of 670,000 metric tons per year. Additionally, BASF looks into further measures to strengthen and to more

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Butanediol fermentation

Butanediol fermentation 2,3-Butanediol fermentation is anaerobic fermentation of glucose with 2,3-Butanediol as one of the end products. The overall stoichiometry of the reaction is 2 pyruvate + NADH --> 2CO2 + butanediol. Butanediol fermen ... more


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