5-Hydroxymethylfurfural(5-HMF) is an important platform compound which can be synthesized from renewable biomass, it can be used as intermediates of many reactions and it has potentiality of resolving the crisis of resources and energy. This paper reviews the methods and research progress of synthesizing 5-HMF from starch in the last decade and explains its synthetic mechanism and the effect factors on yield. Finally, the application of 5-HMF is summarized.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Xiandai Huagong/Modern Chemical Industry|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2011|
- Effect factors
- Synthetic mechanism