Development of a process to valorise lignin
Institute of Quantitative Biology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology
Dr L Horsfall, Dr D Clarke
26 April 2019
When fossil fuel reserves are exhausted, essential by-products of refining will no longer be available. Since these aromatic chemicals are used in many processes including the manufacture of plastics, detergents, fertilisers, pharmaceuticals and synthetic fibres it is vital that alternative sources become available.