Etherification of carbohydrates using superheated steam

Theodoor Maximiliaan Slaghek (Inventor), Johannes Wilhelmus Timmermans (Inventor), Ingrid Karin Haaksman (Inventor), Johannes Cornelis Petrus Hopman (Inventor)

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The invention pertains to a method for the etherification of a carbohydrate, comprising subjecting the carbohydrate to superheated steam under alkaline conditions in the presence of an etherification agent to obtain a carbohydrate ether.

Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2017126969
Priority date22/01/16
Publication statusPublished - 27 Jul 2017


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