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Content: Chemical and materials from renewable resources / Joseph J. Bozell -- Polyhydroxyalkanoates: the answer to sustainable polymer production / Tillman U. Gerngross -- Vision for renewable resources / James S. Mclaren -- Synthesis of đ-aminolevulinic acid / Luc Moens -- Levulinate esters from biomass wastes / Edwin S. Olson ... [et al.] -- Carbohydrate diacids: potential as commercial chemicals and hydrophobic polyamide precursors / D.E. Kiely -- Levoglucosenone: a chiral building block with a new perspective / Zbigniew J. Witczak -- New oligomers and polymers bearing furan moieties / Claire Coutterez ... [et al.] -- Furfural and levoglucosan production from deciduous wood and agricultural wasters / Janis Gravitis ... [et al.] -- Pretreatment processes to increase pyrolytic yield of levoglucosan from herbaceous feedstocks / Robert C. Brown, Desmond Radlein, and Jan Piskorz -- 3-Dehydroshikimic acid: a building block for chemical synthesis from renewable feedstocks / K.M. Draths ... [et al.] -- Synthesis and properties of polymers derived from substituted lactic acids / Mao Yin, Tara L. Simmons, and Gregory L. Baker -- Integrated process for the production of chemicals from biologically derived succinic acid / Nhuan Nghiem ... [et al.] -- Use of model compounds to study the reactivity and cross-linking of natural phenolics / Stephen S. Kelley ... [et al.] -- Thermoplastic polyesters from steam exploded wood / Wolfgang G. Glasser and Rajesh K. Jain.