Selective hydrogenation of levulinic acid to 1,4-pentanediol in water using a hydroxyapatite-supported Pt–Mo bimetallic catalyst

T. Mizugaki, Y. Nagatsu, K. Togo, Z. Maeno, T. Mitsudome, K. Jitsukawa, K. Kaneda
2015 Green Chemistry  
Hydroxyapatite-supported Pt–Mo bimetallic nanoparticles (Pt–Mo/HAP) catalyze the selective transformation of levulinic acid to 1,4-pentanediol under aqueous conditions.
doi:10.1039/c5gc01878a fatcat:54ogbfvzfveznibc675xv7ntdm