Renewable Chemical Ready for Biofuels Scale-Up

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Jeremy Luterbacher, a UW-Madison postdoctoral researcher and the paper's lead author, explains how the Dumesic Lab uses gamma valerolactone, or GVL, to deconstruct plants and produce sugars that can be chemically or biologically upgraded into biofuels.

Credit Matt Wisniewski / Wisconsin Energy Institute

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