Green Chemistry

Solvothermal liquefaction of alkali lignin to high-yield aromatic monomers with suppressing solvent consumption ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02460J, Paper Asim Riaz, Deepak Verma, Jeong Hyeon Lee, Jin Chul Kim, Sang Kyu Kwak, Jaehoon Kim The unique physicochemical properties and high solubility of a wide range of biomass-derived feedstocks make sub- and supercritical alcohols promising media for thermochemical conversion to liquid fuels and value-added chemicals.... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Electrooxidation sulfate paired to electroreduction copper for regeneration of persulfate/sulfuric acid etching solution ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02755B, Paper Mingming Zhou, Chaolin Li, Haijian Luo, Jingwen Wang, Xue Sun A laboratory scale closed-loop cycle system for complete regeneration of sodium persulfate/sulfuric acid etching solution (SPS) has been developed by anode oxidation of sulfate paired to cathode reducing copper. A... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Environmentally benign indole-catalyzed position-selective halogenation of thioarenes and other aromatics ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02415D, Communication Yao Shi, Zhihai Ke, Ying-Yeung Yeung Position-selective halogenation of thioarenes and a wide range of aromatics using a highly lipophilic indole organocatalyst has been developed. 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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Unveiling the role of choline chloride on furfural synthesis from highly concentrated feeds of xylose ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02260G, Communication Shi Jiang, Charlie Verrier, Mohammed Ahmar, Jonathan Lai, Changru Ma, Eric Muller, Yves Queneau, Marc Pera-Titus, Francois Jerome, Karine De Oliveira Vigier Furfural is a biomass derived compound being used for the synthesis of fuels and chemicals. Herein we show that choline chloride allows the conversion of highly concentrated feeds of xylose... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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High Performance Organic Sodium-ion Hybrid Capacitor Based on Nano Structured Disodium Rhodizinate Rivaling Inorganic Hybrid Capacitors ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01987H, Paper Ranjith Thangavel, Rubha Ponraj, Aravindaraj G. Kannan, Karthikeyan Kaliyappan, Dong-Won Kim, Zhongwei Chen, Yun-Sung Lee Sodium hybrid capacitors (NHCs) have tremendous potential to satisfy the simultaneous high energy–high power requirement of the next-generation storage applications. But NHCs still have some obstacles due to poor sodium... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Recycling application of waste Li-MnO2 batteries as efficient catalysts based on electrochemical lithiation improve catalytic activity ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02183J, Paper Xu Wang, Haijun Qiu, Haolin Liu, Penghui Shi, Jinchen Fan, Yulin Min, Qunjie Xu The ever-increasing consumption of tons of lithium batteries, for example, Li–MnO2 batteries, attracting more concern on their recycling. Currently, developed or proposed cathode recycling processes often suffer from complex recycling... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Highly selective halogenation of unactivated C(sp3)-H with NaX under co-catalysis of visible light and Ag@AgX ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02628A, Paper Shouxin Liu, Qi Zhang, Xia Tian, Shiming Fan, Jing Huang, Andrew Whiting The direct selective halogenation of unactivated C(sp3)–H bonds into C-halogen bonds was achieved using a nano Ag/AgCl catalysis at RT under visible light or LED irradiation in the presence of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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NEW ECO-CELLULAR CONCRETES: SUSTAINABLE AND ENERGY-EFFICIENT MATERIAL ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02066C, Paper Alba Font, Maria Victoria Borrachero, Lourdes Soriano, Jose Monzo, Ana Maria Mellado Romero, JORDI PAYÁ Chemistry is an essential science for understanding and developing construction materials. Specifically, the application of the green chemistry concept to the cement sector might allow the fabrication of new environmentally... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Copper catalysis: Ligand-controlled selective N-methylation or N-formylation of amines with CO2 and phenylsilane ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02280A, Communication Xue-Dong Li, Shu-mei Xia, Kaihong Chen, Xiao-Fang Liu, Hongru Li, Liang-Nian He Cupric subcarbonate (Cu2(OH)2CO3) was found to be effective for the reductive functionalization of CO2 to produce formamides and methylamines with phenylsilane as reductant. Interestingly, N-formylation and N-methylation were switched on/off... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Translating solid state organic synthesis from a mixer mill to a continuous twin screw extruder ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02036A, Communication Qun Cao, Joseph L. Howard, Deborah E. Crawford, Stuart L. James, Duncan L. Browne A study on the translation of a solid-state fluorination reaction from a mechanochemical mixer-mill to a continuous twin-screw extruder is discussed herein. 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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Di ionic multifunctional porous organic frameworks for efficient CO2 fixation at mild and co-catalyst free conditions ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01867G, Paper Dingxuan Ma, Jixin Li, Kang Liu, Baiyan Li, Chunguang Li, Zhan Shi Conversion of CO2 into value-added chemicals is considered as a significant field of current energy industry mainly due to the environmental and economic benefits. Porous organic frameworks (POFs), as a... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Catalytic production of hexane-1,2,5,6-tetrol from bio-renewable levoglucosanol in water: effect of metal and acid sites on (stereo)-selectivity ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02455C, Paper Siddarth H. Krishna, Mario De bruyn, Zachary R. Schmidt, Bert M. Weckhuysen, James A. Dumesic, George W. Huber We report on a new route to produce hexane-1,2,5,6-tetrol from cellulose-derived levoglucosanol using metal and acid 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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Aluminium-biochar composites as sustainable heterogeneous catalysts for glucose isomerisation in a biorefinery ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02466A, Paper Iris K. M. Yu, Xinni Xiong, Daniel C. W. Tsang, Lei Wang, Andrew J. Hunt, Hocheol Song, Jin Shang, Yong Sik Ok, Chi Sun Poon Novel and sustainable aluminium-biochar composite carries amorphous Al-oxygen species, providing Lewis acidity to catalyse isomerisation of glucose to fructose. 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 Perfectly Ordered Mesoporous Carbons by Liquid-assisted Mechanochemical Self-assembly of Tannin ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02295J, Paper Jimena Castro-Gutierrez, Angela Sanchez-Sanchez, Jaafar Ghanbaja, Noel Diez, Marta Sevilla Solis, Alain Celzard, Vanessa Fierro A simple, green, one-pot mechanosynthesis method for preparing perfectly ordered mesoporous carbons (OMCs) by ball-milling is presented herein. Mimosa tannin (T) and Pluronic® F127 (P) are used as carbon precursor... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Sustainable and scalable synthesis of monodisperse carbon nanospheres and their derived superstructures ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02196A, Communication Lei Xie, Xuefeng Li, Jiang Deng, Yutong Gong, Haiyan Wang, ShanJun Mao, Yong Wang Carbon nanospheres and their derived superstructures have attracted increasing attention due to their widespread applications ranging from electrochemistry to catalysis. However, it remains a great challenge to achieve mass production... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Silica-supported HClO4 promotes catalytic solvent- and metal-free O–H insertion reactions with diazo compounds ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02574F, Paper Rafael Douglas C. Gallo, Antonio C. B. Burtoloso An eco-friendly and metal-free protocol to perform O–H insertion reactions, using only 0.3 mol% of a recyclable silica-immobilized BrØnsted acid is described. 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: Catalytic conversion of biomass derivatives to lactic acid with increased selectivity in an aqueous tin(II) chloride/choline chloride system ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4378-4378 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC90086H, Correction Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Asep Bayu, Akihiro Yoshida, Surachai Karnjanakom, Katsuki Kusakabe, Xiaogang Hao, Tirto Prakoso, Abuliti Abudula, Guoqing Guan The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Efficient ionic liquid-based platform for multi-enzymatic conversion of carbon dioxide to methanol ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4339-4348 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02230E, Paper Zhibo Zhang, Jan Muschiol, Yuhong Huang, Sigyn Björk Sigurdardóttir, Nicolas von Solms, Anders E. Daugaard, Jiang Wei, Jianquan Luo, Bao-Hua Xu, Suojiang Zhang, Manuel Pinelo Low yields commonly obtained during enzymatic conversion of CO2 to methanol are attributed to low CO2 solubility in water. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Solvent-free direct α-alkylation of ketones by alcohols catalyzed by nickel supported on silica–alumina ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4210-4216 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01958D, Communication Aubin Charvieux, Javier B. Giorgi, Nicolas Duguet, Estelle Métay The α-alkylation of acetophenone with benzyl alcohol through borrowing hydrogen has been studied using nickel catalysis. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Comparison of cell disruption techniques prior to lipid extraction from Scenedesmus sp. slurries for biodiesel production using liquid CO2 ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4330-4338 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01695J, Paper K. J. Viner, P. Champagne, P. G. Jessop Microwave radiation exhibits the highest potential for releasing lipids from Scenedesmus sp. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Benign catalysis with zinc: atom-economical and divergent synthesis of nitrogen heterocycles by formal [3 + 2] annulation of isoxazoles with ynol ethers ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4287-4291 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02051E, Paper Xin-Qi Zhu, Han Yuan, Qing Sun, Bo Zhou, Xiao-Qin Han, Zhi-Xin Zhang, Xin Lu, Long-Wu Ye A zinc-catalyzed formal [3 + 2] annulation of isoxazoles with ynol ethers has been developed, leading to the atom-economical and divergent synthesis of 2-alkoxyl 1H-pyrroles and 3H-pyrroles, respectively. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Integrated diesel production from lignocellulosic sugars via oleaginous yeast ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4349-4365 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01905C, Paper Violeta Sànchez i Nogué, Brenna A. Black, Jacob S. Kruger, Christine A. Singer, Kelsey J. Ramirez, Michelle L. Reed, Nicholas S. Cleveland, Emily R. Singer, Xiunan Yi, Rou Yi Yeap, Jeffrey G. Linger, Gregg T. Beckham Oleaginous microbes are promising platform strains for the production of renewable diesel and fatty-acid derived chemicals given their capacity to produce high lipid yields. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Development of novel h-BNNS/PVA porous membranes via Pickering emulsion templating ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4319-4329 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01983E, Paper Danae Gonzalez-Ortiz, Céline Pochat-Bohatier, Sana Gassara, Julien Cambedouzou, Mikhael Bechelany, Philippe Miele Polymer-based membranes play an important role in water filtration, in particular in the removal of particles, microorganisms and organic pollutants. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Effect of carbon-based materials and CeO2 on Ni catalysts for Kraft lignin liquefaction in supercritical water ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4308-4318 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02210K, Paper Aderlanio Cardoso, Tomas Ramirez Reina, Isabel Suelves, José Luis Pinilla, Marcos Millan, Klaus Hellgardt Kraft lignin (KL) is a by-product from cellulose production typically treated as a waste or used as a low-value fuel in heat and power generation in the pulp and paper industry. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Analysis of gas chromatography/mass spectrometry data for catalytic lignin depolymerization using positive matrix factorization ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4366-4377 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01474D, Paper Yu Gao, Michael J. Walker, Jacob A. Barrett, Omid Hosseinaei, David P. Harper, Peter C. Ford, Brent J. Williams, Marcus B. Foston Various catalytic technologies are being developed to efficiently convert lignin into renewable chemicals. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Carbon dioxide droplets stabilized by g-C3N4 ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4206-4209 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01666F, Communication Lifei Liu, Jianling Zhang, Bingxing Zhang, Jinbiao Shi, Xiuniang Tan, Buxing Han, Tian Luo, Dan Shao, Dongxing Tan, Fanyu Zhang Here we propose the emulsification of CO2 and water with graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4), in which the g-C3N4-stabilized CO2 droplets were utilized as “microreactors” for in situ photocatalytic CO2 reduction. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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CoZn-ZIF-derived ZnCo2O4-framework for the synthesis of alcohols from glycerol ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4299-4307 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01768A, Paper Huaiyuan Zhao, Yuanyuan Jiang, Ping Chen, Jie Fu, Xiuyang Lu, Zhaoyin Hou Novel Co/ZnO catalyst obtained from CoZn-ZIF precursor is highly active and selective for synthesis of ethanol from glycerol. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ionic liquid ion exchange: exclusion from strong interactions condemns cations to the most weakly interacting anions and dictates reaction equilibrium ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4277-4286 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01869C, Paper Pieter Naert, Korneel Rabaey, Christian V. Stevens Ion exchange is determined by the interaction energy and impacts process performance by change of physicochemical properties and reactivity. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ionic liquids for the preparation of biopolymer materials for drug/gene delivery: a review ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4169-4200 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01120F, Tutorial Review Jin Chen, Fengwei Xie, Xiaoxi Li, Ling Chen Ionic liquids present huge potential in the fabrication of biopolymer-based pharmaceutical materials for accurately controlled drug/gene delivery. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Renewable energy storage via efficient reversible hydrogenation of piperidine captured CO2 ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4292-4298 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00954F, Paper Mi Lu, Jianghao Zhang, Yao Yao, Junming Sun, Yong Wang, Hongfei Lin A highly efficient formate-piperidine-adduct based hydrogen storage system was developed. High-purity hydrogen can be produced with superior reaction kinetics under mild conditions. By integrating this system with renewable hydrogen and fuel cells, in-demand rechargeable hydrogen batteries could be realized for storing renewable energy. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Conversion of CO2 from air into formate using amines and phosphorus-nitrogen PN3P-Ru(II) pincer complexes ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4201-4205 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02186D, Communication Chao Guan, Yupeng Pan, Eleanor Pei Ling Ang, Jinsong Hu, Changguang Yao, Mei-Hui Huang, Huaifeng Li, Zhiping Lai, Kuo-Wei Huang Effective conversion of carbon dioxide from air into formate by a phosphorus-nitrogen PN3P-Ru(II) pincer complex. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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“Sweet” ionic liquid gels: materials for sweetening of fuels ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4260-4276 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01615A, Paper Floriana Billeci, Francesca D'Anna, H. Q. Nimal Gunaratne, Natalia V. Plechkova, Kenneth R. Seddon Ionic liquid gels, which are derived from renewable sugars, have been efficiently used as sorbent systems in desulfurisation of fuels. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synthesis of α-aminonitriles using aliphatic nitriles, α-amino acids, and hexacyanoferrate as universally applicable non-toxic cyanide sources ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4217-4223 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01730A, Paper Alexander M. Nauth, Tim Konrad, Zaneta Papadopulu, Nina Vierengel, Benjamin Lipp, Till Opatz Procedures for the utilization of ferri-/ferrocyanide, α-amino acids, aliphatic nitriles and cyanohydrins as universal and often non-toxic cyanide sources have been developed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Changing environments and biomolecule coronas: consequences and challenges for the design of environmentally acceptable engineered nanoparticles ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4133-4168 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01171K, Critical Review Marta Markiewicz, Jolanta Kumirska, Iseult Lynch, Marianne Matzke, Jan Köser, Steve Bemowsky, Dominic Docter, Roland Stauber, Dana Westmeier, Stefan Stolte Components of natural waters (salts, NOM) mitigate negative impacts of nanomaterials via surface passivation and stabilisation against dissolution. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Switchable oil–water phase separation of ionic liquid-based microemulsions by CO2 ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4236-4244 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00801A, Paper Xiaoyan Pei, Dazhen Xiong, Yuanchao Pei, Huiyong Wang, Jianji Wang Stimuli-responsive ionic liquid microemulsions can be reversibly switched from W/O monophase to oil–water phase separation upon alternate bubbling and removal of CO2. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Sustainable synthesis of single crystalline sulphur-doped graphene quantum dots for bioimaging and beyond ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4245-4259 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01638K, Paper Sujata Sangam, Apoorv Gupta, Adeeba Shakeel, Rohan Bhattacharya, Arun Kumar Sharma, Deepa Suhag, Sandip Chakrabarti, Sandeep Kumar Garg, Sourav Chattopadhyay, Biswarup Basu, Vinod Kumar, Satyendra Kumar Rajput, Malay Kishore Dutta, Monalisa Mukherjee Waste-driven single crystalline sulphur-doped GQDs are synthesized via a green hydrothermal route with the highest quantum yield and excellent biocompatibility for bioimaging. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An uncondensed lignin depolymerized in the solid state and isolated from lignocellulosic biomass: a mechanistic study ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4224-4235 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00953H, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Ning Li, Yanding Li, Chang Geun Yoo, Xiaohui Yang, Xuliang Lin, John Ralph, Xuejun Pan Lignin was depolymerized in the solid state and separated from lignocellulosic biomass in high-purity and in a less condensed form for valorization. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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The improvement of pitch activation by graphene for long-cycle Li-S batteries ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01799A, Paper Miao Cheng, Huifang Zhao, Zheng Zhao, Jie Wang, Lijuan Cao, Huinian Zhang, Congwei Wang, Junying Wang, Junzhong Wang, Chunxiang Lu It is interesting to convert industrial pitch to carbon material at high yield for energy storage owing to environmental and energy concerns. In this work, we activated coal tar pitch... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Searching for a high efficiency and environmental benign reagent to leach ion-adsorption rare earths based on the zeta potential of clay particles ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01569D, Paper Lifen Yang, Dashan Wang, Cuicui Li, Yuanyuan Sun, Xuezhen Zhou, Yongxiu Li Aluminum sulfate is the best reagent for highly efficient and environmentally benign leaching of IAREs because of its specific adsorption towards CPs. 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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Evaluating polymer-supported isothiourea catalysis in industrially-preferable solvents for the acylative kinetic resolution of secondary and tertiary heterocyclic alcohols in batch and flow ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02020E, Paper Nitul Ranjan Guha, Rifahath M. Neyyappadath, Mark D. Greenhalgh, Ross Chisholm, Samuel M. Smith, Megan L. McEvoy, Claire M. Young, Carles Rodríguez-Escrich, Miquel A. Pericàs, Georg Hähner, Andrew D. Smith Highly recyclable isothiourea catalysts on various polymer supports are reported for the kinetic resolution of alcohols. 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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Controlled photo-flow oxidative reaction (UV-FOR) platform for ultra-fast phthalides and API synthesis ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02320D, Communication Dnyaneshwar Aand, Sanjeev Karekar, Bhushan Mahajan, Amit B Pawar, Ajay K. Singh An integrated photo-flow oxidative reaction (UV-FOR) platform approach is presented for the synthesis of phthalides. The current protocol is catalyst-free, uses economical and abundant hydrocarbon(s) as starting materials (benzoic acid,... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Efficient electroreduction of CO2 to C2 products over B-doped Oxide-derived copper ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02389A, Communication Chunjun Chen, Xiaofu Sun, Lu Lu, Dexin Yang, Jun Ma, Qinggong Zhu, Qingli Qian, Buxing Han B-doped oxide-derived-Cu is highly efficient electrocatalyst for transformation of CO2 to C2 products. The Faradaic efficiency of C2 products could reach 48.2 % with a high current density of 33.4... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A call to (green) arms: a rallying cry for green chemistry and engineering for CO2 capture, utilisation and storage ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01962B, Perspective Julien Leclaire, David J. Heldebrant Chemists, engineers, scientists, lend us your ears… Carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS) is among the largest challenges on the horizon and we need your help. 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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Production of fermentable species by microwave-assisted hydrothermal treatment of biomass carbohydrates: reactivity and fermentability assessments ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02182A, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Javier Remón, Fabio Santomauro, Christopher J. Chuck, Avtar S. Matharu, James H. Clark Microwave-assisted hydrothermal depolymerisation: an efficient process for the production of fermentable liquids from biomass carbohydrates. 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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Rhenium-catalyzed deoxydehydration of renewable triols derived from sugars ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02387E, Communication Bartosz Wozniak, Yuehui Li, Sergey Tin, Johannes G. de Vries An efficient method for the catalytic deoxydehydration of renewable triols, including those obtained from 5-HMF, is described. 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 graphene quantum dots from natural polymer starch for cell imaging ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02106F, Communication Weifeng Chen, Dejiang Li, Li Tian, Wei Xiang, Tianyuan Wang, Weimin Hu, Yulin Hu, Shaona Chen, Jianfeng Chen, Zhongxu Dai We have developed a facile route to synthesize GQDs with high PL emission by using starch as a precursor for the first time, and they are successfully applied in cell imaging. 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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Thiyl radical promoted chemo- and regioselective oxidation of CC bonds using molecular oxygen via iron catalysis ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02369G, Paper Baojian Xiong, Xiaoqin Zeng, Shasha Geng, Shuo Chen, Yun He, Zhang Feng The first example of the thiyl radical promoted ligand-free iron-catalyzed oxidative cleavage of alkenes using molecular oxygen (1 atm) has been developed. 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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Rationally designing hydrophobic UiO-66 support for the enhanced enzymatic performance of immobilized lipase ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01284A, Paper Yingli Hu, Lingmei Dai, Dehua Liu, Wei Du The immobilization of Aspergillus niger lipase (ANL) on UiO-66 (a typical MOF), the effect of support hydrophobicity on lipase's immobilization as well as the enzymatic performance for biodiesel preparation was explored in this enzyme/MOF system. 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 hydro-deoxygenation of lignin derived phenolic compounds over bifunctional catalysts with optimized acid/metal interactions ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01960F, Paper Chao Ju, Mingrui Li, Yunming Fang, Tianwei Tan A stable bifunctional catalyst for hydro-deoxygenation of lignin derived phenolic compounds was obtained through simple selective deposition of Pt on alumina in a commonly used Al2O3-ZSM-5 nanocomposite, and the catalyst retained its complete deoxygenation capacity for more than 500 h. 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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Na2S2O8-mediated efficient synthesis of isothiocyanates from primary amines in water ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02261E, Paper Zhicheng Fu, Wenhao Yuan, Ning Chen, Zhanhui Yang, Jiaxi Xu Two procedures to synthesize isothiocyanates from primary amines are developed, with water as a solvent and sodium persulfate as an oxidant. 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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Environmentally friendly dyeing of cotton in an ethanol–water mixture with excellent exhaustion ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01814F, Paper Liangjun Xia, Aming Wang, Chunhua Zhang, Yang Liu, Heng Guo, Cailing Ding, Yunli Wang, Weilin Xu Salt-free reactive dyeing with considerable reduction of water consumption was realized using a green ethanol–water mixture. 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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Naturally occurring gallic acid derived multifunctional porous polymer for highly efficient CO2 conversion and I2 capture ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02685H, Paper Chao Xie, Jinliang Song, Haoran Wu, Yue Hu, Huizhen Liu, Youdi Yang, Zhanrong Zhang, Bingfeng Chen, Buxing Han Assembly of naturally occurring building blocks into functional materials is of great importance. Herein, we utilized plant-derived polyphenols as the building blocks to prepare porous organic polymer (POP) with multifunctional... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Fe-doped γ-Al2O3 porous hollow microspheres for enhanced oxidative desulfurization: Facile fabrication and reaction mechanism ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02184H, Paper Wentao Zhao, Xiaohai Zheng, Shijing Liang, Xiaoxiao Zheng, Lijuan Shen, Fujian Liu, Yanning Cao, Zheng Wei, Lilong Jiang We report here a facile approach for the construction of 3D Fe-doped γ-Al2O3. In this method, through the addition of urea and citric acid during synthesis, hollow spheres with multi-modal... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Electrochemical sulfonylation of thiols with sulfonyl hydrazides: a metal- and oxidant-free protocol for the synthesis of thiosulfonates ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02143K, Communication Zu-Yu Mo, Toreshettahally R. Swaroop, Wei Tong, Yu-Zhen Zhang, Hai-Tao Tang, Ying-Ming Pan, Hong-Bin Sun, Zhen-Feng Chen We have developed a new metal- and oxidant-free method for the synthesis of anticancer thiosulfonates via sulfonylation of thiols. 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 organophosphorus-catalysed Staudinger reduction ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02136H, Communication Danny C. Lenstra, Peter E. Lenting, Jasmin Mecinović A highly efficient and sustainable organophosphorus-catalysed Staudinger reduction for the conversion of azides to amines in excellent yields is 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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Development of pharmaceutically relevant bio-based intermediates though aldol condensation and Claisen–Schmidt reactions of dihydrolevoglucosenone (Cyrene®) ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01227J, Communication Liam Hughes, Con R. McElroy, Adrian C. Whitwood, Andrew J. Hunt Dihydrolevoglucosenone (Cyrene®) has been successfully utilised as a bio-based platform molecule for the synthesis of pharmaceutically relevant intermediates through aldol condensation reactions. 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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Taming electronic properties of boron nitride nanosheets as metal-free catalysts for aerobic oxidative desulfurization of fuels ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01625A, Paper Linjie Lu, Jing He, Peiwen Wu, Yingcheng Wu, Yanhong Chao, Hongping Li, Duanjian Tao, Lei Fan, Huaming Li, Wenshuai Zhu Electronic properties of boron nitride nanosheets were tamed by doping carbon atoms into the matrix for boosted aerobic catalytic performance. 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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Valorization of levulinic acid over non-noble metal catalysts: challenges and opportunities ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02001A, Critical Review Zhimin Xue, Qiaoling Liu, Jinfang Wang, Tiancheng Mu This review provides a holistic overview of the valorization of levulinic acid in various non-noble metal catalytic systems. 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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Towards greener stone shot and stone wool materials: binder systems based on gelatine modified with tannin or transglutaminase ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4102-4111 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02021C, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Thomas Hjelmgaard, Peter Anker Thorsen, Jesper Asgaard Bøtner, Josefine Kaurin, Carina Michella Schmücker, Lars Nærum The development and study of strong binder systems with self-healing properties based on gelatine modified with tannin or transglutaminase for the manufacture of greener stone wool and related materials is presented. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Iridium complexes catalysed the selective dehydrogenation of glucose to gluconic acid in water ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4094-4101 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01933A, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Pilar Borja, Cristian Vicent, Miguel Baya, Hermenegildo García, Jose A. Mata A catalytic dehydrogenation process for the production of gluconic acid from glucose and starch is reported here. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Sustainable strategies for large-scale nanotechnology manufacturing in the biomedical field ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,3897-3907 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01248B, Perspective S. Falsini, U. Bardi, A. Abou-Hassan, S. Ristori Sustainable strategies for nanomedicine manufacture from the cradle to the grave. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Thermal azide–alkene cycloaddition reactions: straightforward multi-gram access to Δ2-1,2,3-triazolines in deep eutectic solvents ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4023-4035 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01797B, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Filip Sebest, Luis Casarrubios, Henry S. Rzepa, Andrew J. P. White, Silvia Díez-González Straightforward preparation of 1,2,3-triazolines in Deep Eutectic Solvents. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Enzymatic synthesis of polysaccharide-based copolymers ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4012-4022 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01251B, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. F. Grimaud, P. Faucard, L. Tarquis, S. Pizzut-Serin, P. Roblin, S. Morel, S. Le Gall, X. Falourd, A. Rolland-Sabaté, D. Lourdin, C. Moulis, M. Remaud-Siméon, G. Potocki-Veronese Enzymatic synthesis of biosourced block copolymers from sucrose by means of a stepwise approach. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A methodical selection process for the development of ketones and esters as bio-based replacements for traditional hydrocarbon solvents ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4003-4011 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01132J, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Fergal P. Byrne, Bart Forier, Greet Bossaert, Charly Hoebers, Thomas J. Farmer, Andrew J. Hunt A “top down” approach to the development of sustainable, greener, low-polarity solvents is presented. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Heterogenization of homogeneous chiral polymers in metal–organic frameworks with enhanced catalytic performance for asymmetric catalysis ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4085-4093 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01323C, Paper Xiao-Wu Dong, Yong Yang, Jin-Xin Che, Jun Zuo, Xiao-Hua Li, Liang Gao, Yong-Zhou Hu, Xin-Yuan Liu A mechanistically distinct approach for heterogenizing linear chiral catalysts within the MOF cavities, uniquely featuring a heterogeneous matrix and a local homogeneous active domain can exhibit cooperative catalysing capability. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Bio-electrorecycling of carbon dioxide into bioplastics ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4058-4066 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01771A, Paper T. Pepè Sciarria, P. Batlle-Vilanova, B. Colombo, B. Scaglia, M. D. Balaguer, J. Colprim, S. Puig, F. Adani The rise of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and the accumulation of non-biodegradable plastics in the environment is leading to an environmental crisis. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Vanillin-derived amines for bio-based thermosets ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4075-4084 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02006J, Paper Anne-Sophie Mora, Russell Tayouo, Bernard Boutevin, Ghislain David, Sylvain Caillol In the scope of fully bio-based materials development, access to bio-based aromatic amine monomers is one of the main industrial challenges over the coming years. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Tunable mixed oxides based on CeO2 for the selective aerobic oxidation of 5-(hydroxymethyl)furfural to FDCA in water ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,3921-3926 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00972D, Communication Maria Ventura, Francesco Nocito, Elvira de Giglio, Stefania Cometa, Angela Altomare, Angela Dibenedetto The selective oxidation of 5-HMF towards 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) has been achieved with 99% yield in water, using oxygen as the oxidant over CuO·MnO2·CeO2 mixed oxides. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Catalytic conversion of biomass derivatives to lactic acid with increased selectivity in an aqueous tin(II) chloride/choline chloride system ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4112-4119 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01022F, Paper Asep Bayu, Akihiro Yoshida, Surachai Karnjanakom, Katsuki Kusakabe, Xiaogang Hao, Tirto Prakoso, Abuliti Abudula, Guoqing Guan The catalytic activity and selectivity of SnCl2 for the conversion of biomass derivatives into LacA in the aqueous phase reaction system was found to be increased by the addition of choline chloride. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Iodine-catalyzed diamination of styrene in water with the oxidation of H2O2 ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,3927-3930 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01332B, Communication Liyan Liu, Qi Sun, Zicong Yan, Xinping Liang, Zhenggen Zha, Yu Yang, Zhiyong Wang An environmentally friendly diamination was developed in the presence of TMDAI/H2O2 with water as the only by-product. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A surface plasmon-enhanced nanozyme-based fenton process for visible-light-driven aqueous ammonia oxidation ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4067-4074 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01317A, Paper Qi Zhang, Shuo Chen, Hua Wang Surface plasmon-enhanced nanozyme-based Fenton process under visible light irradiation. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Structure of carbon black continuously produced from biomass pyrolysis oil ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,3981-3992 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01539B, Paper Pal Toth, Therese Vikström, Roger Molinder, Henrik Wiinikka Renewable-based carbon black was produced using pyrolysis oil derived from pine and spruce stem wood as feedstock in a continuous, high-temperature spray process. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Electrosynthesis of new quinone sulfonimide derivatives using a conventional batch and a new electrolyte-free flow cell ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4036-4042 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01727A, Paper Shima Momeni, Davood Nematollahi The electroorganic synthesis of new quinone sulfonimide derivatives using a conventional batch and a new lab-made electrochemical flow cell, under electrolyte-free conditions was achieved. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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On-water pyrrolidine-mediated domino synthesis of 2-iminoisatins ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,3912-3915 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01090K, Communication Sveva Pelliccia, Vincenzo Abbate, Fiorella Meneghetti, Nunzianda Frascione, Robert Charles Hider, Ettore Novellino, Gian Cesare Tron, Mariateresa Giustiniano The on-water sonocatalysed reaction between 2-(sulfonylamino)-benzaldehydes, isocyanides, and pyrrolidine afforded, in a triple domino process, a green synthesis of 2-iminoisatins. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Biorefinery approach for lignocellulosic biomass valorisation with an acidic ionic liquid ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,4043-4057 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01763H, Paper André M. da Costa Lopes, Roberto M. G. Lins, Ricardo A. Rebelo, Rafał M. Łukasik An acidic ionic liquid offers an exciting window to directly produce hemicellulose pentoses and to valorise cellulose and lignin. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Rheology of cellulose-[DBNH][CO2Et] solutions and shaping into aerogel beads ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,3993-4002 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01189C, Paper Lucile Druel, Philipp Niemeyer, Barbara Milow, Tatiana Budtova Cellulose aerogel beads made with JetCutting technology and dried by supercritical CO2 extraction. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Metal-free, regioselective and stereoregular alternating copolymerization of monosubstituted epoxides and tricyclic anhydrides ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,3963-3973 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01641K, Paper He-Yuan Ji, Xiao-Lu Chen, Bin Wang, Li Pan, Yue-Sheng Li A metal-free, highly regioselective and stereoregular ring-opening alternating copolymerization of monosubstituted epoxides with tricyclic anhydrides was achieved to yield well-defined polyesters. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Non-carbon coating: a new strategy for improving lithium ion storage of carbon matrix ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,3954-3962 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01683F, Paper Lanju Sun, Wei Liu, Yongpeng Cui, Yuan Zhang, Huanlei Wang, Shuang Liu, Baohong Shan A new strategy is proposed for a non-carbon film coating to improve the lithium storage of a porous biomass-derived carbon matrix. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Oxidant-free oxidation of C–H bonds by cathodic hydrogen evolution: a phosphonic Kolbe oxidation/cyclization process ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,3916-3920 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02026D, Communication Lei Zhang, Zhenxing Zhang, Jianning Zhang, Kangle Li, Fanyang Mo An anodic oxidation/cyclization of 2-(aryl)aryl phosphonic acid monoesters for ethoxy dibenzooxaphosphorin oxide synthesis has been developed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Nano-V2O5/Ti porous membrane electrode with enhanced electrochemical activity for the high-efficiency oxidation of cyclohexane ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,3944-3953 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01259H, Paper Yujun Zhang, Yubo Qi, Zhen Yin, Hong Wang, Benqiao He, Xiaoping Liang, Jianxin Li, Zhenhuan Li In ECMR, V2O5 nanocatalysts with different morphologies were loaded onto a Ti membrane, demonstrating superior activity toward CHA oxidation. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Preparation of valeric acid and valerate esters from biomass-derived levulinic acid using metal triflates + Pd/C ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,3974-3980 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01606B, Paper Jian Zhou, Rui Zhu, Jin Deng, Yao Fu The selective conversion of biomass-derived levulinic acid to produce valeric acid and valerate esters was successfully performed in the presence of H2, in which metal triflates and Pd/C were used as the catalysts. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Circular extraction: an innovative use of switchable solvents for the biomass biorefinery ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,3908-3911 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01731J, Communication Agnese Cicci, Giorgia Sed, Philip G. Jessop, Marco Bravi A Switchable-Hydrophilicity Solvent has been used for maximal extraction of microalgal hydrophobic and hydrophilic molecules using both solvent's opposite-hydrophilicity states. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A biocatalytic method for the chemoselective aerobic oxidation of aldehydes to carboxylic acids ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,3931-3943 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01381K, Paper Tanja Knaus, Vasilis Tseliou, Luke D. Humphreys, Nigel S. Scrutton, Francesco G. Mutti Aldehyde dehydrogenases enable the chemospecific oxidation of structurally diverse aldehydes to carboxylic acids in aqueous environment and using only air. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Transformative reduction of carbon dioxide through organocatalysis with silanes ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02052C, Tutorial Review Ria Ayu Pramudita, Ken Motokura Various organocatalysts are developed to accelerate the carbon dioxide utilisation as feedstock to value-added organic chemicals synthesis with silanes as strategic reducing agents. 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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