2,3-butanediol

2,3-butanediol

[¦tü ¦thrē ‚byüd·ə·nēd·ē‚ȯl]
(organic chemistry)
CH3CHOHCHOHCH3 A major fermentation product of several species of bacteria.
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LanzaTech is initially converting carbon monoxide (CO) to 2,3-butanediol and then subsequently converts it to 1,2-butadiene using gas fermentation.
Several companies are also working on ways to coax microbes into making large quantities of 2,3-butanediol, which can be chemically converted to butadiene, the basis of another kind of synthetic rubber.
Cyanobacterial conversion of carbon dioxide to 2,3-butanediol.
The collaboration will initially focus on the production of butadiene in a two-step process from Lanza-Tech CO-derived 2,3-butanediol (2,3 BDO).
The collaboration will initially focus on the production of butadiene in a 2-step process from LanzaTech CO-derived 2,3-butanediol (2,3 BDO).
LanzaTech is also partnering with the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory on a project focused on the upgrading of LanzaTech's 2,3-butanediol to a synthetic paraffinic kerosene.
The relative nonspecificity of glycerol dehydrogenase from Enterobacter aerogenes toward diols and triols allows interference with this test by propylene glycol, glycerol, 1,2-butanediol, and 2,3-butanediol (2, 5, 6).
LanzaTech aims to make ethanol and 2,3-butanediol from flue gas, while Fulcrum BioEnergy is financing its first MSW gasification facility.
The following chemicals were obtained from Merck: Trizma base, EDTA, magnesium acetate, potassium hydrogen carbonate, 1,2-ethanediol, 1-propanol, 2-propanol, 1,3-propanediol, 1,3-butanediol, 2,3-butanediol, and 1,4-butanediol.
2,3-Butanediol (CAS 513-85-9) Market Research Report 2012 presents comprehensive data on 2,3-butanediol markets globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America etc.
The many products of syngas fermentation proven at lab scale or larger include ethanol, butanol, acetic acid, butyric acid, 2,3-butanediol and methane.

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