5-Sulfosalicylic acid as an acid hydrotrope for the rapid and green fractionation of woody biomass
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- ACADEMIC JOURNAL
- Zhai, Qiaolong a; Han, Shuangmei a; Hse, Chung-Yun c; Jiang, Jianchun a, b; Xu, Junming a, b, ⁎
- In Industrial Crops & Products March 2022 177
@@@@Highlights •5-Sulfosalicylic acid exhibits a good hydrotropic property.•Fractionation of poplar under mild conditions using 5-sulfosalicylic acid solution.•5-SSA acts as a solvent to dissolve lignin by forming 5-SSA clusters.•5-SSA and lignin fragments form strong H-bonding interactions.