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Table 1 Platform molecules

From: Green chemistry, sustainable agriculture and processing systems: a Brazilian overview

Original platform molecules Revised platform molecules
[67] [68]
Succinic, fumaric and malic acids Glycerol Ethanol Furans (furfural, HMF and 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid
3-Hydroxypropanoic acid Aspartic acid Glycerol Bio-hydrocarbons
Glucaric acid Glutamic acid Lactic acid Succinic acid
Itaconic acid Levulinic acid 3-Hydroxypropanoic acid Levulinic acid Sugars (sorbitol, xylitol)
3-Hydroxybutyrolactone 2,5-Furandicarboxylic acid
Sugars (sorbitol, xylitol, arabinitol)
  1. Adapted from [66].