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EnviroTech :: Biotech
Biomaterials: The Potential for Bio-Isoprene
9:42 AM MST | December 30, 2011 | Mark Morgan, Managing Director/Renewables, IHS Chemical
A review of the market potential for bioisoprene, with analysis of the key technologies and companies seeking to introduce those technologies to the market. Commercial Status Isoprene is a very versatile petrochemical building block mainly used in synthetic rubber and thermoplastic elastomer production. A small amount of isoprene is also used in the synthesis of fine chemicals such as flavor and fragrance intermediates. Global demand amounts to around 770,000 m.t./year. While the former Soviet Union (FSU) still dominates global isoprene demand, future...
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