Utilization of immobilized lipases as catalysts in the transesterification of non-edible vegetable oils with ethanol

This work reports the use of commercially available immobilized lipase preparations (Novozym® 435 and Lipozyme TL IM, both from Novozymes, and Lipase PS IM from Amano) as catalysts in the transesterification reaction of different alkyl-chain triglycerides with ethanol. The ethanolysis of native oils...

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Main Authors: P. C. Tiosso, A. K. F. Carvalho, H. F. de Castro, F. F. de Moraes, G. M. Zanin
Format: Article
Published: Brazilian Society of Chemical Engineering 2014-12-01
Series:Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering
Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0104-66322014000400002&lng=en&tlng=en