Green Chemistry


Bio-assembly of CdSxSe1-x Quantum Dots in Ryegrass ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03443A, Paper Li-Jiao Tian, Nan-Qing Zhou, Lin-Hui Yu, Ting-ting Zhu, Wen-Wei Li, Pengfei An, Jingyuan Ma, Cheng-Bin Xiang CdSxSe1-x quantum dots (QDs) were self-assembled in Lolium perenne. Root apical meristem, root hair and leaf apex were the ‘hot spots’ of QDs formation. Not only the QDs yield but... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Flame-made amorphous solid acids with tunable acidity for the aqueous conversion of glucose to levulinic acid ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02567G, Paper Gein Khai Beh, Chang Ting Wang, Kyung-Duk Kim, Jiangtao Qu, Julie Cairney, Yun hau Ng, Alicia Kyoungjin An, Ryong Ryoo, Atsushi Urakawa, Wey Yang Teoh Solid acids of amorphous silica-alumina (a-SA) and amorphous silica-alumina-phosphate (a-SAPO) were prepared by the flame spray pyrolysis (FSP). Careful tuning of the acidity of the solid acids was enabled by... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Direct extraction of copper from copper sulfide minerals using deep eutectic solvents ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03213D, Paper Syahrie Anggara, Francesca Bevan, Robert C. Harris, Jennifer M. Hartley, Gero Frisch, Gawen R. T. Jenkin, Andrew P. Abbott Copper can be extracted from the main copper mineral, chalcopyrite, without the formation of hydrogen sulfide or sulfur dioxide. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Use of a switchable-hydrophilicity solvent as both a solvent and a catalyst in aldol condensation ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02593F, Communication Hailey Poole, Jeremy Gauthier, Jesse R. Vanderveen, Philip G. Jessop, Roland Lee CO2 switchable N,N-dimethylcyclohexylamine was used as both a recyclable catalyst and solvent for aldol condensation, giving good to excellent yields. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Hydrothermally stable ZnAl2O4 nanocrystals with controlled surface structures for the design of long-lasting and highly active/selective PdZn catalysts ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02483B, Communication Xian-Hua Zhang, Chang Liu, Congming Ke, Liang Liu, Xinning Hao, Yaping Wu, Shaolong Wan, Shuai Wang, Yong Wang Synthesis of hydrothermally stable ZnAl2O4 nanocrystals with controlled surface structures and the design of long-lasting and highly active/selective PdZn catalysts. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Microbial production of sebacic acid from a renewable source: production, purification, and polymerization ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02274K, Paper Woo-Young Jeon, Min-Jeong Jang, Gyu-Yeon Park, Hye-Jeong Lee, Sung-Hwa Seo, Hee-Suk Lee, Changpyo Han, Heeun Kwon, Ho-Chang Lee, Jong-Hwa Lee, Yong-Taek Hwang, Myung-Ock Lee, Jeong-Gyu Lee, Hong-Weon Lee, Jung-Oh Ahn Sebacic acid is an aliphatic ten-carbon dicarboxylic acid (1,10-decanedioic acid) with a variety of industrial applications. Here, we present its microbial production, purification, and polymerization. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Theobromine and Direct Arylation: A Sustainable and Scalable Solution to Minimize Aggregation Caused Quenching ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03391B, Communication Yunping Huang, Yun Liu, Parker Sommerville, Werner Kaminsky, David S. Ginger, Christine Luscombe A green and scalable method to synthesize organic luminophores with minimal aggregation caused quenching (ACQ) is reported where direct arylation is used to attach alkylated theobromine moieties onto luminophores. The... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An environmentally responsible 3-pot, 5-step synthesis of the antitumor agent sonidegib using ppm levels of Pd catalysis in water ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03495A, Communication Balaram S. Takale, Ruchita R. Thakore, Fan Yi Kong, Bruce H. Lipshutz Sonidegib is a representative example of a valued pharmaceutical prepared under environmentally responsible conditions. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Methylformate from CO2: an integrated process combining catalytic hydrogenation and reactive distillation ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03006A, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Martin Scott, Christian G. Westhues, Teresa Kaiser, Janine C. Baums, Andreas Jupke, Giancarlo Franciò, Walter Leitner Catalyst immobilization in decane and repetitive hydrogenation of CO2 to HCOOH-amine with subsequent reactive distillation of the resulting methanolic solution. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A rigid spirocyclic diol from fructose-based HMF: Synthesis, life-cycle assessment, and polymerization toward renewable polyesters and poly(urethane-urea)s with enhanced glass transition temperature ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03055G, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Niklas Warlin, Maria Nelly Garcia Gonzalez, Smita Mankar, Nitin Valsange, Mahmoud Sayed, Sang-Hyun Pyo, Nicola Rehnberg, Stefan Lundmark, Rajni Hatti-Kaul, Patric Jannasch, Baozhong Zhang There is currently an intensive development of sugar-based building blocks toward the production of renewable high-performance plastics. In this context, we report on the synthesis of a rigid diol with... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Autoxidation: catalyst-free route to silicone rubbers by crosslinking Si–H functional groups ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03026C, Paper Michael Y. Wong, Alyssa F. Schneider, Guanhua Lu, Yang Chen, Michael A. Brook Catalyst-free oxidation of HSi-containing silicone oils at elevated temperatures reliably produces silicone elastomers. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Sustainable, cost-efficient manufacturing of therapeutic peptides using chemo-enzymatic peptide synthesis (CEPS) ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03600H, Paper Jan Pawlas, Timo Nuijens, Jonas Persson, Thomas Svensson, Marcel Schmidt, Ana Toplak, Mikael Nilsson, Jon H. Rasmussen Exemplified by antidiabetic exenatide CEPS provides a highly efficient, easily scalable biocatalytic route to manufacture therapeutic peptides. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A biocatalyst for sustainable wax ester production: re-wiring lipid accumulation in Rhodococcus to yield high-value oleochemicals ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03228B, Paper James W. Round, Raphael Roccor, Lindsay D. Eltis Lipid accumulation in Rhodococcus jostii RHA1 was re-wired through heterologous pathway engineering to create an industrially-viable biocatalyst for the sustainable production of high-value wax esters. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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One-Step Synthesis of an Antimicrobial Framework based on Covalently Cross-Linked Chitosan/ Lignosulfonate (CS@LS) Nanospheres ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03461G, Paper Ravi Prakash Pandey, Kashif Rasool, P Abdul Rasheed, Tricia Anne Alcantara Gomez, Mujaheed Pasha, Said Mansour, One-Sun Lee, Khaled A. Mahmoud Herein, renewable and uniform nanospheres based on chitosan (CS) and lignosulfonate (LS): (CS@LS) were designed for the first time through a simple one-step covalent cross-linking protocol. Experimental and theoretical evidences... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Transition Metal-Free Construction of Trinuclear N-Fused Hybrid Scaffolds by Double Nucleophilic Aromatic Substitution under Microwave Irradiation ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03410B, Communication Pham Duy Quang Dao, Ho-Jin Lim, Chan Sik Cho Treatment of 2-(2-bromoaryl)- and 2-(2-bromovinyl)benzimidazoles with 2-aminoazoles in the presence of a base under microwave irradiation triggers double C(sp2)-N coupling to form trinuclear N-fused hybrid scaffolds. A reaction pathway involving... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A potentially general approach to aliphatic ester-derived PVC plasticizers with suppressed migration as sustainable alternatives to DEHP ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03077H, Paper Siyu Pan, Delong Hou, Jinming Chang, Zhou Xu, Songhang Wang, Sunxian Yan, Qi Zeng, Zhonghui Wang, Yi Chen A potentially general and green approach based on Claisen condensation that enabled low-migrating aliphatic ester-derived PVC plasticizers as sustainable alternatives to DEHP was reported. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synthesis of long-chain polyols from the Claisen condensation of γ-valerolactone ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03343B, Paper Camila S. Santos, Caio C. S. P. Soares, Adriano S. Vieira, Antonio C. B. Burtoloso Synthesis of C10–C21 branched polyols from the Claisen condensation of GVL. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Enabling the production of chiral amino alcohols by electrodialysis with bipolar membranes ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02460C, Paper Wei-Ting Gao, Qing Chen, Ming-Gui Du, Wei-Ming Zhang, Changyan Cao, Weiguo Song Optically pure amino alcohols are widely used as the essential building blocks for catalysts and auxiliaries in asymmetric synthesis, especially in pharmaceuticals. The catalytic hydrogenation has been regarded as the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Cellulose conversion into lactic acid over supported HPA catalysts ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6161-6178 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02622C, Paper Asimina A. Marianou, Chrysoula C. Michailof, Dimitrios Ipsakis, Konstantinos Triantafyllidis, Angelos A. Lappas One-pot hydrothermal conversion of biomass into lactic acid over a green heterogeneous bifunctional catalyst. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Catalyst design criteria and fundamental limitations in the electrochemical synthesis of dimethyl carbonate ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6200-6209 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02265A, Paper Manuel Šarić, Bethan Jane Venceslau Davies, Niels Christian Schjødt, Søren Dahl, Poul Georg Moses, María Escudero-Escribano, Matthias Arenz, Jan Rossmeisl Electrocatalytic formation of DMC and DMO via different surface bound intermediates. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Paired electrocatalytic hydrogenation and oxidation of 5-(hydroxymethyl)furfural for efficient production of biomass-derived monomers ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6210-6219 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02264C, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Xiaotong H. Chadderdon, David J. Chadderdon, Toni Pfennig, Brent H. Shanks, Wenzhen Li Electrocatalytic hydrogenation and oxidation of 5-(hydroxymethyl)furfural in one paired electrolyzer produces two biorenewable monomers with a combined electron efficiency of 187%. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Correction: A biocatalytic cascade for the conversion of fatty acids to fatty amines ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6222-6222 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC90096A, Correction Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Joan Citoler, Sasha R. Derrington, James L. Galman, Han Bevinakatti, Nicholas J. Turner The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Amine-catalyzed and functional group-controlled chemo- and regioselective synthesis of multi-functionalized CF3-benzene via a metal-free process ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6179-6186 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02694K, Paper Fu Peng, Qian Zhao, Wei Huang, Shuai-Jiang Liu, Ya-Jun Zhong, Qing Mao, Nan Zhang, Gu He, Bo Han A novel strategy for the synthesis of CF3-containing multi-substituted benzenes with high chemo- and regioselectivities under metal-free and air-tolerant conditions was established. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An environment-friendly approach to produce nanostructured germanium anodes for lithium-ion batteries ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02348H, Paper Evgeniya A. Saverina, Visweshwar Sivasankaran, Roman R. Kapaev, Alexey S. Galushko, Valentine P. Ananikov, Mikhail P. Egorov, Viatcheslav V. Jouikov, Pavel A. Troshin, Mikhail A. Syroeshkin A halogen-free process for the preparation of germanium nano-structured particles from germanium citrate, an easily accessible and environment-friendly precursor formed from germanium dioxide and citric acid in an aqueous medium, is proposed. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Correction: Integration of a phosphine ligand into an ionic liquid: a highly effective biphasic system for the Rh-catalyzed hydroformylation of 1-octene ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6221-6221 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC90098E, Correction Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Xin Jin, Jianying Feng, Qingqing Ma, Hongbing Song, Qiangqiang Liu, Bingying Xu, Mei Zhang, Shumei Li, Shitao Yu The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Correction: Integration of phosphine ligands and ionic liquids both in structure and properties – a new strategy for separation, recovery, and recycling of homogeneous catalyst ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6220-6220 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC90099C, Correction Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Xin Jin, Jianying Feng, Hongbing Song, Jiajun Yao, Qingqing Ma, Mei Zhang, Cong Yu, Shumei Li, Shitao Yu The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Solvent basicity controlled deformylation for the formation of furfural from glucose and fructose ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6146-6153 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02600B, Paper Miyuki Asakawa, Abhijit Shrotri, Hirokazu Kobayashi, Atsushi Fukuoka Furfural was synthesized from hexose sugars instead of 5-HMF by using polar aprotic solvents with very low basicity. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Facile synthesis of polymerized cobalt phthalocyanines for highly efficient CO2 reduction ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6056-6061 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02705J, Communication Jiacheng Chen, Jiayu Li, Weiliang Liu, Xiaohua Ma, Jing Xu, Minghui Zhu, Yi-Fan Han Polymerized cobalt phthalocyanines that are supported on carbon nanotubes can be synthesized using a one-pot hydrothermal method with water as a green solvent. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Visible-light-mediated metal-free decarboxylative acylations of isocyanides with α-oxocarboxylic acids and water leading to α-ketoamides ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6051-6055 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03253C, Communication Yufen Lv, Pengli Bao, Huilan Yue, Jiang-Sheng Li, Wei Wei A novel visible-light-induced and Rose Bengal catalyzed strategy has been developed for the synthesis of α-ketoamides via decarboxylative acylations of isocyanides with α-oxocarboxylic acids and water under mild conditions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A niobium-catalyzed coupling reaction of α-keto acids with ortho-phenylenediamines: synthesis of 3-arylquinoxalin-2(1H)-ones ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6154-6160 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02662B, Paper Camila Ebersol, Nicole Rocha, Filipe Penteado, Márcio S. Silva, Daniela Hartwig, Eder J. Lenardão, Raquel G. Jacob A general methodology to access valuable 3-arylquinoxalin-2(1H)-ones was developed, by the reaction of α-keto acids with ortho-phenylenediamines in the presence of ammonium niobium oxalate (ANO) as a catalyst. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Electrochemical TEMPO-catalyzed multicomponent C(sp3)–H α-carbamoylation of free cyclic secondary amines ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6194-6199 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03173A, Paper Na Pan, Johanne Ling, Ramiro Zapata, Jean-Pierre Pulicani, Laurence Grimaud, Maxime R. Vitale The electrochemical α-carbamoylation of free cyclic secondary amines has been realized under an original TEMPO-catalyzed multicomponent coupling. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Aerobic oxidation of alcohols with air catalyzed by decacarbonyldimanganese ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6187-6193 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02446H, Paper Shan-Shui Meng, Li-Rong Lin, Xiang Luo, Hao-Jun Lv, Jun-Ling Zhao, Albert S. C. Chan Oxidation of various alcohols using air as the ultimate oxidant was realized by Mn without any co-catalysts and additives. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Selective hydrogenolysis of 2-furancarboxylic acid to 5-hydroxyvaleric acid derivatives over supported platinum catalysts ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6133-6145 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03315G, Paper Takehiro Asano, Hiroshi Takagi, Yoshinao Nakagawa, Masazumi Tamura, Keiichi Tomishige Pt catalysts, especially supported on Al2O3, are effective for hydrogenolysis of 2-furancarboxylic acid to 5-hydroxyvaleric acid (5-HVA) and its derivatives (ester and δ-valerolactone), and the highest yield of 5-HVA derivatives was 62%. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ultrasound and microwave irradiation: contributions of alternative physicochemical activation methods to Green Chemistry ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6043-6050 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02534K, Perspective Gregory Chatel, Rajender S. Varma This perspective article reviews the evolution of research practices and challenges reported in the literature for the use of ultrasound (US) and microwave (MW) in greener chemical processes. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A g-C3N4-based heterogeneous photocatalyst for visible light mediated aerobic benzylic C–H oxygenations ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6116-6122 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02870F, Paper Pengxin Geng, Yurong Tang, Guanglong Pan, Wentao Wang, Jinchuan Hu, Yunfei Cai A visible light mediated metal-free heterogeneous photocatalytic system has been developed for highly efficient benzylic C–H oxygenations utilizing graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4) as a recyclable, nontoxic and low cost photocatalyst. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Production of 3-hydroxypropionate using a novel malonyl-CoA-mediated biosynthetic pathway in genetically engineered E. coli strain ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6103-6115 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02286D, Paper Bo Liang, Guannan Sun, Zhaobao Wang, Jian Xiao, Jianming Yang To biosynthesize 3-HP directly from malonate, a novel malonyl-CoA-mediated biosynthetic pathway was successfully developed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Iron-catalysed 1,2-acyl migration of tertiary α-azido ketones and 2-azido-1,3-dicarbonyl compounds ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6097-6102 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02085C, Paper Tonghao Yang, Yajun Lin, Chaoqun Yang, Wei Yu Synthesis of enamides via 1,2-acyl migration of tertiary α-azido ketones was accomplished efficiently by the catalysis of FeBr2 and Et3N. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Organic Lewis pairs for selective copolymerization of epoxides with anhydrides to access sequence-controlled block copolymers ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6123-6132 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02429H, Paper He-Yuan Ji, Dong-Po Song, Bin Wang, Li Pan, Yue-Sheng Li A selective copolymerization strategy is developed for one-step precise synthesis of diverse poly(ester-block-ether)s from bio-based epoxides and anhydrides by using organocatalysts. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Cercosporin-bioinspired selective photooxidation reactions under mild conditions ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6073-6081 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02270H, Paper Jia Li, Wenhao Bao, Zhaocheng Tang, Baodang Guo, Shiwei Zhang, Haili Liu, Shuping Huang, Yan Zhang, Yijian Rao Cercosporin was developed as a green and efficient organophotocatalyst for a wide range of selective oxidations with reactive oxygen species. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Simple synthesis of a swellable porous β-cyclodextrin-based polymer in the aqueous phase for the rapid removal of organic micro-pollutants from water ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6062-6072 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02422K, Paper Guizhou Xu, Xianchuan Xie, Long Qin, Xuejiao Hu, Delin Zhang, Jun Xu, Dawei Li, Xiaowen Ji, Yu Huang, Yizhou Tu, Lu Jiang, Dongyang Wei Simple synthesis of a swellable porous β-cyclodextrin-based polymer in the aqueous phase for the rapid removal of organic micro-pollutants from water. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Room temperature, near-quantitative conversion of glucose into formic acid ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6089-6096 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02201E, Paper Can Wang, Xi Chen, Man Qi, Jianeng Wu, Gökalp Gözaydın, Ning Yan, Heng Zhong, Fangming Jin Herein, a facile and efficient method was developed to selectively transform glucose into formic acid at room temperature. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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The sustainable room temperature conversion of p-xylene to terephthalic acid using ozone and UV irradiation ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6082-6088 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02095K, Paper Kuo Chu Hwang, Arunachalam Sagadevan, Pradip Kundu p-Xylene was oxidatively converted to terephthalic acid at room temperature with ∼98% selectivity in the absence of any catalysts via ozone treatment with concurrent UV irradiation, without the production of global warming gases. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Why we might be misusing Process Mass Intensity (PMI) and a methodology to apply it effectively as a discovery level metric. ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01537J, Paper Edward Monteith, Pieter Mampuys, Louise Summerton, James Clark, Bert U.W. Maes, Con Robert McElroy Process mass intensity (PMI) is a key mass-based metric to evaluate the green credentials of an individual or sequence of reactions during process and chemical development. The increasing awareness to... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Selective Hydrogenation via Cascade Catalysis on Amorphous TiO2 ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03019K, Communication Simeng Qiao, Yuanyi Zhou, Hongchang Hao, Xuechen Liu, Ling Zhang, Wenzhong Wang Photocatalysis arises as a green, sustainable alternative method for the synthesis of valuable organic chemicals from biomass. However, the photoinduced holes and/or reactive oxygen species are usually fatal to the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Biomass-derived N-doped porous carbon: an efficient metal-free catalyst for methylation of amines with CO2 ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03277K, Communication Feiying Tang, Liqiang Wang, You-Nian Liu Developing metal-free heterogeneous catalysts for methylation of N–H with CO2 is highly desired. Our work demonstrates the feasibility of using N-doped porous carbons (NPCs) to catalyze the methylation of amino compounds with CO2 for the first time. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Highly water soluble agrichemicals by using engineered organic salts for reducing adverse environmental impacts ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02439E, Paper Paulo S. Carvalho, Gelton G. F. Guimarães, Luan F. Diniz, Javier Ellena, Caue Ribeiro Enhanced water-solubility of ametryn herbicide is achieved by means of crystal engineering approach, providing an alternative for the production of reduced and high efficiency agrochemical dosage formulations. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Identification and Characterization of an Anthrol Reductase from Talaromyces islandicus (Penicillium islandicum) WF-38-12 ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03072G, Communication Syed Masood Husain, Shailesh Kumar Singh, Amit Mondal, Nirmal Saha An NADPH-dependent oxidoreductase from Talaromyces islandicus WF-38-12 has been identified through genome analysis. It has been shown to catalyze a regio- and stereoselective reduction of anthrols (formed in situ by... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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In-situ anchoring Co3O4 nanowire on nickel foam: an outstanding bifunctional catalyst for energy-saving simultaneous reactions ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02880C, Paper Zhenqiang Zhou, Chunlin Chen, Min-Rui Gao, Bowen Xia, Jian Zhang Catalytic oxidation of 5-hydroxylmethylfurfural (HMF) is a sustainable strategy to produce 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) as a desirable alternative to substitute fossil-based terephthalic, isophthalic and adipic acids for synthesizing biopolymers. However,... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Selective hydrogenation of 5-HMF to 2,5-DMF over a magnetically recoverable non-noble metal catalyst ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03091C, Paper Bhanupratap Singh Solanki, Chandrashekhar V. Rode A non-noble bimetallic catalyst Cu–Fe (1 : 2) was magnetically recoverable, highly selective and efficient for 5-(hydroxymethyl) furfural (5-HMF) hydrogenation to 2,5-dimethyl furan (DMF). To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Efficient Oil/Water Separation by Using Perforated Lotus Leaf ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03254A, Communication Chunhui Zhang, Yuheng Zhang, Xiao Xiao, Guoliang Liu, Zhe Xu, Bing Wang, Cunming Yu, Robin H.A. Ras, Lei Jiang Ecosystem and human society are nowadays greatly threatened by oily wastewater or spilled oils. To address these severe issues, considerable advanced methods, such as polymer membrane and polymer-coated mesh with... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Regio- and stereoselective multi-enzymatic aminohydroxylation of β-methylstyrene using dioxygen, ammonia and formate ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03161H, Communication Maria L. Corrado, Tanja Knaus, Francesco G. Mutti A multi-enzymatic aminohydroxylation of β-methylstyrene affords 1R,2R and 1S,2R-phenylpropanolamines in excellent chemical and optical purity by consuming dioxygen, ammonia and formate in aqueous buffer and ambient temperature. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Hydrazo coupling: the efficient transition-metal-free C–H functionalization of 8-hydroxyquinoline and phenol through base catalysis ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02824B, Paper Pavel N. Solyev, Daria K. Sherman, Roman A. Novikov, Eugenia A. Levina, Sergey N. Kochetkov A new reaction involving the quantitative coupling of phenolic substrates to azodicarboxylate esters under mild conditions is a facile route for obtaining hydrazine derivatives. A plausible mechanism, catalysts, scope and application are discussed. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An integrated process combining the reaction and purification of PEGylated proteins ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01459D, Paper João H. P. M. Santos, Carlos M. N. Mendonça, Amanda R. P. Silva, Ricardo P. S. Oliveira, Adalberto Pessoa, João A. P. Coutinho, Sónia P. M. Ventura, Carlota O. Rangel-Yagui An integrated one-pot process was developed for the purification of PEGylated proteins from native proteins through the use of bioconjugated PEGylated proteins as phase components of an aqueous biphasic system used as a purification platform. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Au-Pd alloy cooperates with covalent triazine frameworks for the catalytic oxidative cleavage of β-O-4 linkage ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03081F, Paper Li Zhao, Song Shi, Guozhi Zhu, Meng Liu, Jin Gao, Jie Xu To design high efficient catalyst for the cleavage of C-O/C-C bond is the key task for the depolymerization of lignin. Bimetallic alloy catalysts Au-Pd-CTFs were developed to be effective in... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Tailor-made biofuel 2-butyltetrahydrofuran from the continuous flow hydrogenation and deoxygenation of furfuralacetone ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02555C, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Marc Strohmann, Alexis Bordet, Andreas J. Vorholt, Walter Leitner In this work, we present the first continuous flow process to produce the tailored biofuel 2-butyltetrahydrofuran from renewable resources. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Hydrothermal pre-treatment coupled with urea solubilisation enables efficient protein extraction from microalgae ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03120K, Paper Hakan Karan, Renée de Boeck, John Roles, Ben Hankamer, Ian L. Ross Hydrothermal pre-treatment (HTP) allows microalgal protein extraction. Subsequent acetone and urea treatments improve the extraction efficiency. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Direct C–H sulfenylation of quinoxalinones with thiols under visible-light-induced photocatalyst-free conditions ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03045J, Communication Qing-Hu Teng, Yan Yao, Wen-Xiu Wei, Hai-Tao Tang, Jia-Rong Li, Ying-Ming Pan We have developed a metal-free and catalyst-free visible-light-promoted direct C–H sulfenylation of quinoxalin-2(1H)-ones with thiols for the synthesis of diverse 3-sulfenylquinoxalin-2(1H)-ones. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ionic liquids as an enabling tool to integrate reaction and separation processes ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02553G, Tutorial Review Rocio Villa, Elena Alvarez, Raul Porcar, Eduardo Garcia-Verdugo, Santiago V. Luis, Pedro Lozano This tutorial review highlights representative examples of ionic liquid (IL)-based (bio)catalytic systems integrating reaction and separation, as a tool for the development of sustainable chemical processes (e.g. IL/scCO2 biphasic reactors, membrane reactors, nanodrop systems, microfluidic devices, supported IL phases, sponge-like ILs, etc.). To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Binding enabled catalytic activation of SO2 by copper koneramine complexes under ambient conditions ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02647A, Paper Manoj Chahal, Sakthi Raje, Gopichand Kotana, Raja Angamuthu Reported is a simple and sustainable strategy to catalytically convert SO2 gas into sulfate under ambient conditions utilizing ferrocene (SO2 + 2Fc + aerial O2 → Fc2SO4) and aerial oxygen. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Fermentation of pigment-extracted microalgal residue using yeast cell-surface display: Direct high-density ethanol production with competitive life cycle impacts ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02634G, Paper Xiaochen Huang, Shunwen Bai, Zhuo Liu, Tomohisa Hasunuma, Akihiko Kondo, Shih-Hsin Ho Microalgae has attracted increasing attention as a potential feedstock for biofuel production. However, direct high-density ethanol production from microalgae is not commercially feasible due to the requirement for complex pre-treatments... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A new strategy for CO2 utilization with waste plastics: conversion of hydrogen carbonate into formate using polyvinyl chloride in water ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02484K, Paper Lihui Lu, Heng Zhong, Tianfu Wang, Jianeng Wu, Fangming Jin, Toshiaki Yoshioka A new and green approach for hydrogen carbonate reduction and PVC dechlorination in water in a single step. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Correction: One-pot synthesis of N-methylpyrrolidine (NMPD) using Cu- and Ni-modified ZSM-5 as an efficient catalyst ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC90104C, Correction Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Yan Long, Peixue Wang, Yuqing Fei, Dawei Zhou, Shimin Liu, Youquan Deng To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Diastereoselective synthesis of CF3-oxazinoquinolines in water ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03044A, Paper Vasiliy M. Muzalevskiy, Kseniya V. Belyaeva, Boris A. Trofimov, Valentine G. Nenajdenko A highly efficient stereoselective synthesis of CF3-oxazinoquinolines was elaborated using the reaction of CF3-ynones with quinolines in water. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Boosting the utilization efficiency of glucose via a favored C–C coupling reaction ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02987G, Communication Yaxuan Jing, Yayun Zhang, Qing Lv, Yong Guo, Xiaohui Liu, Yanqin Wang The efficient utilization of renewable glucose has enormous potential to reduce the excessive dependence on fossil resources, but remains challenging owing to the inevitable formation of undesirable humins and multistep processes. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Highly regio- and stereoselective synthesis of cyclic carbonates from biomass-derived polyols via organocatalytic cascade reaction ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03013A, Paper Hui Zhou, Hui Zhang, Sen Mu, Wen-Zhen Zhang, Wei-Min Ren, Xiao-Bing Lu Dual Lewis base–CO2 adduct/MTBD organocatalytic system was developed for the cascade reaction of CO2, propargylic alcohol, and polyhydroxy compounds to afford various functionalized cyclic carbonates in high regio- and stereoselectivity. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A novel closed-loop process for the simultaneous recovery of valuable metals and iron from a mixed type of spent lithium-ion batteries ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02844G, Paper Xiangping Chen, Jiazhu Li, Duozhi Kang, Tao Zhou, Hongrui Ma Valuable metals and Fe can be simultaneously recovered from spent LIBs to regenerate cathode materials by closed-loop recycling process. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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“water soluble” palladium nanoparticles engineering for C-C coupling, reduction and cyclization catalysis ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02546D, Paper Anas Iben Ayad, Cristina Belda Marín, Elodie Colaço, Caroline Lefebvre, Christophe Méthivier, Aïssa Ould Dris, Jessem Landoulsi, Erwann Guénin The use of Pd nanoparticles (Pd-NPs) to realize several important organic reaction can permit to achieve efficient catalysis with low metal loading of metal (<1000 ppm), hence providing greener catalytic... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Catalyst-free synthesis of biodiesel precursors from biomass-based furfuryl alcohols in the presence of H2O and air ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03179K, Paper Shengxiang Qin, Teng Li, Man Zhang, Hongyu Liu, Xin Yang, Nianxin Rong, Jun Jiang, Yalin Wang, Hua Zhang, Weiran Yang Dimerization of biomass-based furfuryl alcohols to biodiesel precursors was realized by using only H2O and air without adding any other catalysts. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Selective conversion of chitin to levulinic acid catalyzed by ionic liquids: distinctive effect of N-acetyl groups ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02669J, Paper Wuxin Hou, Qingyang Zhao, Li Liu Selective and green conversion of chitin to levulinic acid has been realized by catalysis of ionic liquids up to a yield of 67.0%. Two-approach mechanism was proposed in the presence of H-bonding networks mainly contributed by the N-acetyl groups. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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One-pot synthesis of gluconic acid from biomass-derived levoglucosan using a Au/Cs2.5H0.5PW12O40 catalyst ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03066B, Paper Yan Wan, Lina Zhang, Yeyun Chen, Jinhan Lin, Wenda Hu, Shuai Wang, Jingdong Lin, Shaolong Wan, Yong Wang Gluconic acid can be highly selectively synthesized from biomass-derived levoglucosan over a Au/Cs2.5H0.5PW12O40 catalyst in one pot. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Visible-Light Induced Enhancement in Multi-catalytic Activity of Sulfated Carbon dots for Aerobic Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02658D, Paper Daisy Sarma, Biju Majumdar, Tridib K. Sarma The development of carbonaceous materials as metal- free catalysts integrating different types of catalysis in a single system represents a significant advance in cascade/tandem organic synthesis. The zero-dimensional carbon dots... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Balanced distribution of Brønsted acid sites and Lewis acid sites for highly selective conversion of xylose into levulinic acid/ester over Zr-beta catalysts ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03056E, Paper Yuewen Shao, Kai Sun, Lijun Zhang, Qing Xu, Zhanming Zhang, Qingyin Li, Shu Zhang, Yi Wang, Qing Liu, Xun Hu Levulinic acid (LA), a platform chemical, can be produced from acid-catalyzed conversion of C6 sugars such as glucose. Production of LA from C5 sugars such as xylose is also of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Mechanochemistry for the production of a hybrid salt used in the treatment of malaria ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02478F, Paper Vânia M. do Prado, Thiago B. de Queiroz, Paula M. Sá, Rafael C. Seiceira, Nubia Boechat, Fabio F. Ferreira Green-chemistry approach to obtain a hybrid salt – MEFAS – a promising candidate to treat malaria. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Correction: Advances in energy systems for valorization of aqueous byproducts generated from hydrothermal processing of biomass and systems thinking ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6030-6030 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC90097G, Correction Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Yexuan Gu, Xuesong Zhang, Brian Deal, Lujia Han, Jilu Zheng, Haoxi Ben The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Correction: Sustainable bioproduction of the blue pigment indigoidine: Expanding the range of heterologous products in R. toruloides to include non-ribosomal peptides ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6027-6029 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC90091H, Correction Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Maren Wehrs, John M. Gladden, Yuzhong Liu, Lukas Platz, Jan-Philip Prahl, Jadie Moon, Gabriella Papa, Eric Sundstrom, Gina M. Geiselman, Deepti Tanjore, Jay D. Keasling, Todd R. Pray, Blake A. Simmons, Aindrila Mukhopadhyay The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Sulfonated graphitic carbon nitride as a highly selective and efficient heterogeneous catalyst for the conversion of biomass-derived saccharides to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural in green solvents ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,6012-6026 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02120E, Paper Tripti Chhabra, Ashish Bahuguna, Sandeep Singh Dhankhar, C. M. Nagaraja, Venkata Krishnan Sulfonated graphitic carbon nitride having both Brønsted base and Brønsted acid sites is used as a heterogeneous catalyst for the selective conversion of different biomass-derived saccharides to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural in green solvents. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A recyclable Amberlyst-15-catalyzed three-component reaction in water to synthesize diarylmethyl sulfones ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5808-5812 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02774B, Communication Ratnakar Reddy Kuchukulla, Fuhai Li, Ze He, Lihong Zhou, Qingle Zeng A recyclable Amberlyst-15-catalyzed three-component reaction in water was developed to synthesize asymmetric diarylmethyl sulfones in good to excellent yields with a wide substrate scope. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Grafting strategies for hydroxy groups of lignin for producing materials ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5714-5752 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02598G, Critical Review Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Armin Eraghi Kazzaz, Zahra Hosseinpour Feizi, Pedram Fatehi In this work, various strategies for altering hydroxy group of lignin, the primary resource of aromatic compounds on earth, is discussed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Simple basic zirconium carbonate: low temperature catalysis for hydrogen transfer of biomass-derived carboxides ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5969-5979 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03033F, Paper Mingwei Ma, Pan Hou, Jingjie Cao, Hui Liu, Xinyu Yan, Xingliang Xu, Huijuan Yue, Ge Tian, Shouhua Feng Simple basic zirconium carbonate exhibits high catalytic activity at low temperatures for hydrogen transfer of biomass-derived carboxides. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Oxidation of secondary alcohols using solid-supported hypervalent iodine catalysts ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5896-5903 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02605C, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Frederic Ballaschk, Stefan F. Kirsch Solid-supported catalysts for the oxidation of secondary alcohols are disclosed, featuring metal-free conditions, low catalyst loadings and easy reusability. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Production and purification of crystallized levoglucosan from pyrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5980-5989 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02461A, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Marjorie R. Rover, Alvina Aui, Mark Mba Wright, Ryan G. Smith, Robert C. Brown Levoglucosan has significant potential in commercial applications for the synthesis of polymers, solvents and pharmaceuticals. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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ReGreen SPPS: enabling circular chemistry in environmentally sensible solid-phase peptide synthesis ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5990-5998 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02775K, Paper Jan Pawlas, Jon H. Rasmussen A cost and synthetic efficient method that enables facile reagent and solvent recycling in SPPS using cross-linked polystyrene resins in greener solvents is reported. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Rapid access to cinnamamides and piper amides via three component coupling of arylaldehydes, amines, and Meldrum's acid ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5803-5807 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02937K, Communication Santanu Ghosh, Chandan K. Jana A practical one-step method for the synthesis of cinnamamides and piper amides without the aid of coupling reagents, oxidants, catalysts or any other additives has been developed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A multi-objective optimization-extended techno-economic assessment: exploring the optimal microalgal-based value chain ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5945-5959 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03071A, Paper Gwenny Thomassen, Miet Van Dael, Fengqi You, Steven Van Passel The integration of a multi-objective optimization and an environmental techno-economic assessment method enables the identification of optimal scenarios for green technologies from both an economic and an environmental perspective. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Confined PtNi catalysts for enhanced catalytic performances in one-pot cellobiose conversion to hexitols: a combined experimental and DFT study ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5999-6011 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02144B, Paper Zhanglong Guo, Dapeng Liu, San Hua Lim, Yan Liu, Wei Chu Ni nanoclusters were confined inside an alumina matrix through Ni–Al layered double hydroxide (NiAl-LDH) decomposition methods and showed great performance in one-pot cellobiose conversion to hexitols. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Surface modification of porous g-C3N4 materials using a waste product for enhanced photocatalytic performance under visible light ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5934-5944 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02631B, Paper Tengyao Jiang, Sijia Liu, Yangyan Gao, Asif H. Rony, Maohong Fan, Gang Tan A biomass-derived C3N4 material is developed for highly efficient photocatalytic hydrogen evolution under visible light. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An effective hybrid strategy for converting rice straw to furoic acid by tandem catalysis via Sn-sepiolite combined with recombinant E. coli whole cells harboring horse liver alcohol dehydrogenase ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5914-5923 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02499A, Paper Bo Peng, Cui-Luan Ma, Peng-Qi Zhang, Chang-Qing Wu, Zi-Wei Wang, Ai-Tao Li, Yu-Cai He, Bin Yang The upgrading of biomass-derived furfural into high-value bio-based chemicals has attracted interest. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Environmentally friendly room temperature synthesis of hierarchical porous α-Ni(OH)2 nanosheets for supercapacitor and catalysis applications ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5960-5968 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02920F, Paper Shaomin Wang, Zhiwei Wang, Yahuan Wang, Jiafu Chen, Zhimin Chen, Yong Chen, Jianwei Fu Porous α-Ni(OH)2 nanosheets were facilely prepared via an aqueous co-precipitation reaction followed by a spontaneous ageing treatment at room temperature. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Sn–Al-USY for the valorization of glucose to methyl lactate: switching from hydrolytic to retro-aldol activity by alkaline ion exchange ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5876-5885 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02609F, Paper Jose Iglesias, Jovita Moreno, Gabriel Morales, Juan A. Melero, Pablo Juárez, Manuel López-Granados, Rafael Mariscal, Irene Martínez-Salazar The catalytic activity of Sn–Al-USY zeolites is switched from hydrolytic to retro-aldol condensation for the transformation of glucose to methyl lactate. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Lytic polysaccharide monooxygenase (LPMO) mediated production of ultra-fine cellulose nanofibres from delignified softwood fibres ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5924-5933 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02808K, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Salla Koskela, Shennan Wang, Dingfeng Xu, Xuan Yang, Kai Li, Lars A. Berglund, Lauren S. McKee, Vincent Bulone, Qi Zhou An environmentally friendly, energy-efficient method for cellulose nanofibre (CNF) production from softwood holocellulose utilising oxidative enzymes, lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases (LPMOs). The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Readily recyclable carbon fiber reinforced composites based on degradable thermosets: a review ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5781-5796 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01760G, Tutorial Review Binbo Wang, Songqi Ma, Shifeng Yan, Jin Zhu CFRPs based on degradable thermosets have benefits of low energy consumption and reduced damage to carbon fibers during the recycling process. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Environmentally benign process for selective recovery of valuable metals from spent lithium-ion batteries by using conventional sulfation roasting ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5904-5913 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01350D, Paper Jiao Lin, Chunwei Liu, Hongbin Cao, Renjie Chen, Yongxia Yang, Li Li, Zhi Sun Recycling of spent lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) has attracted intensive attention owing to their potential environmental risk and the importance of the supply of critical metals. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Photoinduced cycloaddition of biomass derivatives to obtain high-performance spiro-fuel ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5886-5895 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02790D, Paper Junjian Xie, Lun Pan, Genkuo Nie, Jiawei Xie, Yakun Liu, Chi Ma, Xiangwen Zhang, Ji-Jun Zou A self-sensitized [2 + 2] cycloaddition process is developed to convert biomass-derived β-pinene and isophorone to high-performance spiro-fuel, which possesses high density and excellent cryogenic properties. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Deep eutectic solvents for Cu-catalysed ARGET ATRP under an air atmosphere: a sustainable and efficient route to poly(methyl methacrylate) using a recyclable Cu(II) metal–organic framework ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5865-5875 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02624J, Paper Luis Quirós-Montes, Gabino A. Carriedo, Joaquín García-Álvarez, Alejandro Presa Soto A new environmentally-friendly and air-tolerant protocol for the Cu-MOF catalysed ATRP of MMA in a biorenewable deep eutectic solvent is reported, with both the solvent and catalyst being recycled up to six consecutive times. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Niobium oxide prepared through a novel supercritical-CO2-assisted method as a highly active heterogeneous catalyst for the synthesis of azoxybenzene from aniline ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5852-5864 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02623A, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Yehan Tao, Bhawan Singh, Vanshika Jindal, Zhenchen Tang, Paolo P. Pescarmona High-surface area Nb2O5 nanoparticles synthesised by a novel supercritical-CO2-assisted method displayed extremely high activity as heterogeneous catalyst in the oxidative coupling of aniline to azoxybenzene using the green oxidant H2O2. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Reductive catalytic fractionation of black locust bark ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5841-5851 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02139F, Paper T. Vangeel, T. Renders, K. Van Aelst, E. Cooreman, S. Van den Bosch, G. Van den Bossche, S.-F. Koelewijn, C. M. Courtin, B. F. Sels During reductive catalytic fractionation of black locust bark, lignin and suberin are simultaneously depolymerized and stabilized. This results in low MW phenolics and long-chain, α,ω-bifunctional aliphatics. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Hydrogen peroxide as an oxidant in biomass-to-chemical processes of industrial interest ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5753-5780 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02445J, Tutorial Review Siew Ping Teong, Xiukai Li, Yugen Zhang H2O2 as a green and liquid alternative of gaseous oxygen creates new strategies for biomass conversion to chemicals. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Copper and cobalt co-catalyzed aerobic oxidative cross-dehydrogenative coupling reaction of (benzo)azoles ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5797-5802 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02464F, Communication Yanrong Li, Fen Qian, Xia Ge, Tao Liu, Hitesh B. Jalani, Hongjian Lu, Guigen Li The dehydrogenative cross-coupling (CDC) reaction of diversely substituted azoles was realized by copper and cobalt co-catalysis under air conditions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Tailoring diesel bioblendstock from integrated catalytic upgrading of carboxylic acids: a “fuel property first” approach ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5813-5827 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01820D, Paper Xiangchen Huo, Nabila A. Huq, Jim Stunkel, Nicholas S. Cleveland, Anne K. Starace, Amy E. Settle, Allyson M. York, Robert S. Nelson, David G. Brandner, Lisa Fouts, Peter C. St. John, Earl D. Christensen, Jon Luecke, J. Hunter Mack, Charles S. McEnally, Patrick A. Cherry, Lisa D. Pfefferle, Timothy J. Strathmann, Davinia Salvachúa, Seonah Kim, Robert L. McCormick, Gregg T. Beckham, Derek R. Vardon Applying a rational design approach to produce a high-quality, low-sooting hydrocarbon diesel blendstock from lignocellulosic biomass-derived short-chain carboxylic acids. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Nickel-catalyzed intelligent reductive transformation of the aldehyde group using hydrogen ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,5828-5840 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01116A, Paper Xinli Tong, Pengfei Guo, Shengyun Liao, Song Xue, Haigang Zhang A highly efficient and catalytic valorization of lignin-derived aldehydes to produce value-added chemicals has been developed using a Ni-based catalyst under H2 atmosphere. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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