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BioFuel

Abstract: 

A biofuel containing an estolide ester, an ether ester, or a combination thereof. The estolide ester and ether ester can be of formula A: R.sup.1--CH(O--X)R.sup.2CO.sub.2R.sup.3 wherein R.sup.1 is an alkyl group having from 1 to 36 carbons, X is an alkyl group having from 1 to 10 carbons and preferably 1, 2, or 3 carbons or is an acyl group of formula COR.sup.5 where R.sup.5 is an alkyl group having 1 to 10 carbons and preferably 1, 2, or 3 carbons, R.sup.2 is an alkylene group or alkenylene group having from 1 to 36 carbons, and R.sup.3 is alkyl having 1 to 10 carbons and preferably 1, 2, or 3 carbons.

Patent Number: 
7,655,055
Date Of Issue: 
02/02/2010
Inventors: 

John Andrew Waynick