“Pharmaceuticals from Furfural”
Selectively cleaving the CO bond outside the furan ring of furfural is crucial for converting this important biomass-derived molecule to value-added fuels such as 2-methylfuran.
“Furan ring is an important pharmacophore in modern drug discovery”
“Derived from Furfural and Brown Algae”
Dr Matthew Bolte of James Cook University (JCU) in Townsville, Queensland, Australia, is using sunlight to convert furfural into building blocks for highly valuable pharma
“Furfural is a building block for pharmaceuticals”