5) and could be attributable to the biomass decomposition by EG (alcoholysis
Biodiesel production takes place throughout an alcoholysis
reaction known as transesterification, where triglycerides with an alcohol and a catalyst react to generate esters of the alcohol called biodiesel, and glycerol as a by-product .
Glloxhani, "First example of "palladium-nanoparticle"-catalyzed selective alcoholysis
of polyhydrosiloxane: a new approach to macromolecular grafting," Applied Organometallic Chemistry, vol.
The Ti-O-Ti network can also be created by alcoholysis
of the Ti alkoxide precursor, which again is slower than hydrolysis and easier to control .
Transesterification or alcoholysis
is the reaction of a lipid with an alcohol to form esters and a byproduct, glycerol .
In the enzymatic oil transesterification (alcoholysis
) other factors can influence the yield of the product and the reaction rate as well.
of primary carboxamides has been reported to proceed in the presence of acidic catalysts (7), (13) or via carboximidamide intermediates.
of crambe oil and camelina oil for the preparation of long-chain esters, Journal of the American Oil Chemists Society 77(4): 361-366.
First, an intermediate was chemically produced under mild conditions and subsequently esterified with phytosterols through alcoholysis
, assisted by a lipase, using a mixed solvent system.
In addition to their hydrolytic activity on triglycerides, lipases catalyze esterification, transesterification, acidolysis, alcoholysis
and aminolysis (Table 3).
Transesterification is the general term used to describe the important class of organic reactions, where an ester (fatty acid ester-RCOOR') is transformed into another ester (Alkyl esterRCOOR?) through interchange of alkyl groups and is also called as alcoholysis
. Transesterification is an equilibrium reaction and the transformation occurs by mixing the reactants.