furfural


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fur·fu·ral

(fŭr'fyūr-ăl),
A colorless, aromatic, irritating fluid obtained in the distillation of bran with dilute sulfuric acid; used in the manufacture of medicinal agents.
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The occurrence of FA and carbonyl compounds (acetaldehyde, acrolein, EC, formaldehyde and furfural) was studied in this research with the objective of verifying, for the first time, the risk of exposure to these compounds through consumption of sparkling wines.
Effects of furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural on the fermentation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and biomass production from Candida guilliermondii.
Furfural (99%, Sigma-Aldrich) was previously vacuum distilled prior to use in the syntheses.
En la elaboracion artesanal del cocuy de Pecaya, la definicion de los cortes del destilado (cabeza, destilado medio y cola) se realiza empiricamente, de forma tal que no se garantiza que el producto cumpla con las especificaciones de grado alcoholico, concentracion de metanol, furfural y total de congenericos establecidos en la Norma COVENIN 3662 [7].
As soon as the monomers are produced, further decompositions occur during these process conditions yielding other unexpected compounds such as 5-hydroxymethyl furfural (HMF) from hexoses, and furfural from pentoses.
Production of furfural from lignocellulosic biomass using beta zeolite and biomass-derived solvent.
Selective oxidation of 5-hydroxymethyl furfural over non-precious metal heterogeneous catalysts.
The glucose, galactose, cellobiose, 5-HMF, furfural and ethanol concentrations in the hydrolyzed and fermentation assays samples were analyzed by a high performance liquid chromatograph (HPLC) (Shimadzu, Tokyo, Japan), equipped with an RID-10A refractive index detector (Shimadzu, Tokyo, Japan) and an Aminex HPX-87H column.
During the concentration process, the values of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) and furfural were minimized due to the drag of these compounds along with the condensate.
K., "Comparative evaluation of furfural in branded and local honey sample by uv spectroscopy, " Int J Pharm Pharm Sci Res, 2(6), 95-96(2012)
stipitis and Candida shehatae, the yeast species capable of naturally fermenting xylose, are susceptible to inhibitors such as acetic acid, furfural and soluble aromatics in hydrolysates, which do not ferment successfully in detoxified hydrolysate (Delgenes, Moletta, & Navarro 1996; Limtong et al., 2000).