The Laboratory of Reactivity of Hydrocarbons, Biomass and Catalysis (LARHCO) is located in the Xistoquímica Pole of UFRJ, with Professor Claudio Jose de Araújo Mota as coordinator. It was founded in 1997, having as main area of research the study of heterogeneous catalysis applied to processes of conversion of fossil and renewable sources.

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