Stearic anhydride is proposed as reactive intermediate in the hydrogen free decarbonylation and ketonization of stearic acid over Pd/Al2O3 at 523 K. This information is crucial towards developing of a selective low temperature decarbonylation process of fatty acids towards olefins.
|Journal||RSC Advances : An international journal to further the chemical sciences|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
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- pd/c catalyst