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Rigid Biobased Building Blocks: Current Developments and Outlook

Daan S. van Es
Wageningen UR Food &Biobased Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands
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Journal of Renewable Materials 2013, 1(1), 61-72.

Received 15 October 2012; Accepted 12 November 2012;


In this perspectives paper we will look at the state-of-the-art in rigid renewable building blocks for biobased materials, with a focus on two types of carbohydrate-based difunctional monomers, i.e.,isohexides and furan- 2,5-dicarboxylic acid (FDCA).


Biobased building blocks, FDCA, isohexides, polymers

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S., D. (2013). Rigid Biobased Building Blocks: Current Developments and Outlook. Journal of Renewable Materials, 1(1), 61–72.

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