January 31, 2011
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2,5-Dimethylfuran is a low-boiling, flammable liquid. It is synthesized from fructose or glucose and has been promoted as a sustainable biofuel. Recently, it was identified as a marker for cigarette smoke for the purpose of evaluating workplace safety.

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