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REG delivers high performance musk ingredient; first commercial product for Life Sciences unit

REG delivers high performance musk ingredient; first commercial product for Life Sciences unit

October 31, 2016 |

In Iowa, REG Life Sciences reports that it has delivered its first commercial product, a specialty fatty acid. REG developed, produced and delivered approximately one metric ton of the renewable, multi-functional chemical to Aroma Chemical Services International. ACS will use the specialty chemical for the production of a high performance musk ingredient for sale into the […]

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Nanocellulose and biofuels highlighted at ACS Exposition

Nanocellulose and biofuels highlighted at ACS Exposition

April 8, 2013 |

In Louisiana, Dr. R. Malcom Brown, Jr. presented on nanocellulose’s applications in the world of biofuels at the 245th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society. Brown’s research team has already genetically engineered cyanobacteria to produce one form of nanocellulose, which can become the raw material for biofuels. Despite advances in the industry, […]

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Researchers report on integrated soybean biorefinery

Researchers report on integrated soybean biorefinery

August 27, 2012 |

In Pennsylvania, researchers reported at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society that a new integrated soybean biorefinery can use well-established chemical processes to transform other components in soybeans into an array of valuable materials. Proteins in soybean meal, for instance, can be processed into ingredients used to make a variety […]

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ACS says 80% of US farmland needed to meet RFS targets with first-gen biofuels

ACS says 80% of US farmland needed to meet RFS targets with first-gen biofuels

March 1, 2012 |

In Washington, a new study from the American Chemical Society says 80% of US farmland would have to be dedicated to corn production to meet future demand of 136 billion gallons by 2022 using first generation technology. The satellite analysis found that to meet the EISA goals under current technology, farmers would either need to […]

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