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  • noun

Synonyms for furfural

a liquid aldehyde with a penetrating odor

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The concentration of sugars tends to be higher if the lignocellulosic biomass is treated with extreme acidity and high temperature; however, the products of acid hydrolysis (acid hydrolyzate) become very acidic and may contain a variety of inhibitory compounds such as furfural, 5-hydroxymethyl-furfural (5-HMF), acetate and other phenolic compounds (Luo et al.
Of individual compounds in the unextracted sawdust sample (sample 1), [alpha]-pinene, 3-carene, furfurals, limonene, pentanal, and hexanal were the most abundant.
Contents of organic acids and furfurals including 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) were analyzed in the sample.