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Compounds and methods for the production of long chain hydrocarbons from biological sources

United States Patent

August 23, 2016
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The present invention is directed to the preparation of oxygenated, unsaturated hydrocarbon compounds, such as derivatives of furfural or hydroxymethyl furfural produced by aldol condensation with a ketone or a ketoester, as well as methods of deoxidatively reducing those compounds with hydrogen under acidic conditions to provide saturated hydrocarbons useful as fuels.
Gordon; John Cameron (Los Alamos, NM), Silks; Louis A. (Los Alamos, NM), Sutton; Andrew D. (Los Alamos, NM), Wu; Ruilian (Los Alamos, NM), Schlaf; Marcel (Ontario, CA), Waldie; Fraser (Alberta, CA), West; Ryan (West Chester, OH), Collias; Dimitris Ioannis (Mason, OH)
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM), The Proctor & Gamble Company (Cincinnati, OH)
14/ 344,178
September 14, 2012
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS The United States government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-06NA25396 between the United States Department of Energy and Los Alamos National Security, LLC for the operation of Los Alamos National Laboratory.