Green Chemistry

Truncated concave octahedral Cu2O nanocrystals with {hkk} high-index facets for enhanced activity and stability in heterogeneous catalytic azide-alkyne cycloaddition ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03020G, Communication Zelun Zhao, Xue Wang, Jiaqi Si, Chengtao yue, Chungu Xia, Fuwei Li We report a facile synthesis of Cu2O truncated concave octahedral nanocrystals mainly with {511} high-index facets in a system of oil in water emulsion. In azide-alkyne cycloaddition with water as... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Production of keto-pentoses via isomerization of aldo-pentoses catalyzed by phosphates and recovery of products by anionic extraction ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03077K, Paper Irina Delidovich, Maria S. Gyngazova, Nuria Sanchez-Bastardo, Julia P. Wohland, Corinna Hoppe, Peter Drabo This article considers catalytic isomerization of aldo-pentoses into keto-pentoses combined with product recovery by anionic extraction. 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 electrochemical oxidative homo-coupling reaction of imidazopyridine heterocycles to biheteroaryls ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03563B, Communication Yongyuan Gao, Yang Wang, Jie Zhou, Haibo Mei, Jianlin Han An electrochemical homo-coupling reaction of imidazopyridine heterocycles has been developed for the synthesis of biheteroaryls. This reaction features good compatibility, high yields and excellent regioselectivities, which provides an efficient access to biheteroaryl compounds. 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 KI-mediated radical anti-Markovnikov addition of simple ketones/esters to unactivated alkenes ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03745G, Communication Yunfei Tian, Changqing Sun, Ren Xiang Tan, Zhong-Quan Liu A KI-mediated radical anti-Markovnikov addition of simple ketones and esters to unactivated alkenes was 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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A more sustainable and efficient access to IMes[middle dot]HCl and IPr[middle dot]HCl by ball-milling ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03539J, Communication Audrey Beillard, Xavier Bantreil, Thomas-Xavier Metro, Jean Martinez, Frederic Lamaty A user and environmentally friendly synthesis of the widely used N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) precursors was realized using mechanochemistry. 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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Ultrasonic assisted extraction of artemisinin from Artemisia Annua L. using monoether-based solvents ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03191B, Paper Yongqiang Zhang, Phongphat Prawang, Chunshan Li, Xiangzhan Meng, Yu Zhao, Hui Wang, Suojiang Zhang An efficient and environmentally friendly process for artemisinin extraction using monoether as the solvent under ultrasonic irradiation 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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Binuclear molybdenum alkoxide as the versatile catalyst for the conversion of carbon dioxide ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03372A, Paper Jing-Huo Chen, Cheng-Hua Deng, Sheng Fang, Jian-Gong Ma, Peng Cheng CO2 was transformed into different products in mild conditions with high yield and excellent selectivity using a single catalyst. 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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Biocatalysis of carboxylic acid reductases: Phylogenesis, catalytic mechanism and potential applications ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03046K, Tutorial Review Ge Qu, Jinggong Guo, Dameng Yang, Zhoutong Sun In recent decades, biocatalysis has attracted more and more attention, contributing significantly to synthetic organic chemistry and biotechnology, and thereby advancing the development of greener and more sustainable synthetic processes.... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Structural analysis of humins formed in the Bronsted acid catalyzed dehydration of fructose ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03054A, Paper Ziwei Cheng, Jeffrey L. Everhart, George Tsilomelekis, Vladimiros Nikolakis, Basudeb Saha, Dionisios G. Vlachos Multistage dissolution experiments of humins, obtained from fructose dehydration, were performed in various solvents to investigate the solubility and molecular structure using spectroscopic, chromatography and mass spectrometric techniques. 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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Metal-free remote-site C-H alkenylation: regio- and diastereoselective synthesis of solvatochromic dyes ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03436A, Paper Maria Jose Albaladejo, Maria Jose Gonzalez-Soria, Francisco Alonso The metal-free regio- and diastereoselective remote C-H self-alkenylation of indolizines leads to a new family of solvatochromic dyes. 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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Three-dimensional porous graphene-like sheets synthesized from biocarbon via low-temperature graphitization for a supercapacitor ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03426A, Paper Jinsong Xia, Na Zhang, Shaokun Chong, De Li, Yong Chen, Chenghua Sun Synthetic procedure of three-dimensional porous graphene-like sheets via low-temperature graphitization. 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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Aqueous production of spherical Zr-MOF beads via continuous-flow spray-drying ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03132G, Paper Ceren Avci-Camur, Javier Troyano, Javier Perez-Carvajal, Alexandre Legrand, David Farrusseng, Inhar Imaz, Daniel Maspoch Porous metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are attracting great attention from industry, thanks to their myriad potential applications in areas such as catalysis and gas storage. Zr-MOFs (also known as UiO-type MOFs)... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Sustainable synthesis of amino acids by catalytic fixation of molecular dinitrogen and carbon dioxide ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02911J, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Manuel Rivas, Luis J. del Valle, Pau Turon, Carlos Aleman, Jordi Puiggali The industrial process of nitrogen fixation is complex and results in a huge economic and environmental impact. 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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Sono-transformation of tannic acid into biofunctional ellagic acid micro/nanocrystals with distinct morphologies ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03163G, Communication Sukhvir Kaur Bhangu, Ritu Singla, Enrico Colombo, Muthpandian Ashokkumar, Francesca Cavalieri A sustainable, reagent less and one-pot ultrasonic methodology has been developed to transform amorphous tannic acid into regularly shaped crystalline ellagic acid particles. Multiple and consecutive reactions have been performed... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Metal-free regioselective hydrochlorination of unactivated alkenes via a combined acid catalytic system ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03665E, Paper Shengzong Liang, Gerald B. Hammond, Bo Xu A combined acid HCl/DMPU-acetic acid catalytic system was used in the hydrochlorination of a wide range of unactivated alkenes. 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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Biomass Pretreatment using Deep Eutectic Solvent from Lignin derived Phenols ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03029K, Communication Kwang Ho Kim, Tanmoy Dutta, Jian Sun, Blake Simmons, Seema Singh In future biorefineries, development of inexpensive and renewable reagents is highly desirable. In this work, we report new class and renewable deep eutectic solvent (DES) synthesized from lignin-derived phenolic compounds.... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Papain-catalysed mechanochemical synthesis of oligopeptides by milling and twin-screw extrusion; application in the Julia-Colonna enantioselective epoxidation ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03205F, Paper Karen J. Ardila-Fierro, Deborah Crawford, Andrea Korner, Stuart James, Carsten Bolm, Jose G. Hernandez The oligomerisation of L-amino acids by papain was studied in a mixer ball mill and in a planetary ball mill. The biocatalyst proved stable under the ball milling conditions providing... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Correction: Visible-light-induced regioselective sulfenylation of imidazopyridines with thiols under transition metal-free conditions ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC90126G, Correction Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Rajjakfur Rahaman, Shivasish Das, Pranjit Barman 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 catalytic conversion of glucose and cellulose ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03318D, Paper Zhenhuan Li, Kunmei Su, Jun Ren, Dongjiang Yang, Bowen Cheng, Chan Kyung Kim, Xiangdong Yao Biomass product 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (5-HMF) can be used to synthesize a broad range of value added compounds currently derived from petroleum. Thus, the effective conversion of glucose or cellulose (the major... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An eco-compatible pathway to new hydrotropes from tetraols ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02990J, Paper Aurelien AURELIEN HERBINSKI, Estelle Metay, ERIC DA-SILVA, ESTELLE ILLOUS, Jean-Marie Aubry, Marc Lemaire New hydrotropes such as mono-ethers of tetraols were synthesized using an eco-friendly methodology. The mono-ethers, with chain lengths between 5 to 12 carbons, were obtained with a two step synthesis:... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Thermal and photocatalytic oxidation of organic substrates by dioxygen with water as an electron source ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03387G, Critical Review Shunichi Fukuzumi, Yong-Min Lee, Jieun Jung, Wonwoo Nam Oxidation of organic substates is of fundamental importance in nature, being key transformations in organic synthesis and industry. Dioxygen (O2) is potentially the greenest oxidant, because O2 is available in... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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The synergic effects at the molecular level in CoS2 for selective hydrogenation of nitroarenes ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03122J, Paper Zhongzhe Wei, Shanjun Mao, Fanfei Sun, Jing Wang, Bingbao Mei, Yiqing Chen, Haoran Li, Yong Wang The face to face located terdentate and tetrahedral coordinated Co atoms in CoS2/PC form a "synergic active site pair", showing superior activity and selectivity in the hydrogenation of nitroarenes. 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 mineralogically-inspired silver-bismuth hybrid material: An efficient heterogeneous catalyst for the direct synthesis of nitriles from terminal alkynes ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02487H, Paper Sandor Otvos, Rebeka Meszaros, Gabor Varga, Marianna Kocsis, Zoltan Konya, Akos Kukovecz, Peter Pusztai, Pal Sipos, Istvan Palinko, Ferenc Fulop The synthesis and characterization of a silver-containing hybrid material is reported as a novel heterogeneous noble metal catalyst. In order to eliminate the need for traditional immobilization techniques, and to... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ni3P as a High-Performance Catalytic Phase for Hydrodeoxygenation of Phenolic Compounds ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03262E, Paper Zhiquan Yu, Yao Wang, Zhichao Sun, Xiang Li, Anjie Wang, Donald Camaioni, Johannes A Lercher The catalytic performance of an unsupported Ni2P in aqueous phase hydrodeoxygenatio (HDO) of phenol was investigated. It was found that the unsupported Ni2P was water-sensitive, being transformed stepwise, first to... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A sustainable method toward melamine-based conjugated polymer semiconductors for efficient photocatalytic hydrogen production under visible light ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02231J, Paper Xiubing Huang, Zhenyu Wu, Haiyan Zheng, Wenjun Dong, Ge Wang A conjugated polymer was derived from melamine and terephthalaldehyde precursors without an external solvent through a Schiff-base reaction. 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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Ni-Catalyzed Chemoselective Alcoholysis of N-Acyloxazolidinones ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03534A, Communication Pei-Qiang Huang, Hui Geng Although N-acyloxazolidinone-based (catalytic) asymmetric synthetic methodologies occupies an important position in modern organic synthesis, the catalytic cleavage of the (chiral)auxiliary remains underdeveloped. We report the Ni(cod)2/bipyr.-catalyzed alcoholysis of N-acyloxazolidinones to... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Bio-derived production of cinnamyl alcohol via a three step biocatalytic cascade and metabolic engineering ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03325G, Paper Evaldas Klumbys, Ziga Zebec, Nicholas J. Weise, Nicholas J. Turner, Nigel S. Scrutton Cascade biocatalysis and metabolic engineering provide routes to cinnamyl alcohol. 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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Base-Catalysed [3+2] Cycloaddition of Propargylamines and Aldehydes to Substituted Furans ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03618C, Communication Jinhai Shen, Jing Zhao, Bing Hu, Yangxin Chen, Longqiao Wu, Qihua You, Li Zhao A base-catalysed [3+2] cycloaddition reaction of propargylamines and aldehydes for the regiospecific synthesis of substituted furans under metal-free conditions is developed. The propargylamines are used as allenyl anion equivalents and... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Enzymatic delignification and hexenuronic acid removal in cellulosic papermaking pulp using a haloperoxidase ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03418K, Paper Valentin Waschulin, Pedro E. G. Loureiro, Owik M. Herold-Majumdar, Claus Felby, Henrik Lund A novel approach for lignin and hexenuronic acid removal from cellulosic pulp based on the combination of a vanadium haloperoxidase and a tertiary amine co-catalyst. 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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Closing the gap for efficient immobilization of biocatalysts in continuous processes: HaloTag[trade mark sign] fusion enzymes for a continuous enzymatic cascade towards a vicinal chiral diol ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03225K, Paper J. Dobber, T. Gerlach, H. Offermann, D. Rother, M. Pohl Compartmentalization of biocatalysts is an effective tool to integrate biocatalytic steps in continuous (chemo)enzymatic cascades. 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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Decarboxylation of [small alpha],[small beta]-unsaturated aromatic lactones: synthesis of E-ortho-hydroxystilbenes from 3-arylcoumarins or isoaurones ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02994B, Communication Xihua Huang, Jie Liu, Jianfei Sheng, Xianheng Song, Zhibo Du, Mingkang Li, Xuejing Zhang, Yong Zou A simple and eco-friendly strategy for the synthesis of E-ortho-hydroxystilbenes from two kinds of [small alpha],[small beta]-unsaturated aromatic lactones 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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Corrosion behaviour of eco-friendly airbrushed reduced graphene oxide-poly(vinyl alcohol) coatings ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02882B, Paper Souvik De, Jodie L. Lutkenhaus Eco-friendly, sprayable reduced graphene oxide sheet/poly(vinyl alcohol) coatings prevent aluminum alloy corrosion by physical barrier and alternative electron pathway mechanisms. 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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Surfactant-free preparation of poly(vinylidene fluoride) nanoparticle dispersions and their use as surface coating agents ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02719B, Paper Hyeon Jun Heo, In Jun Park, Sang Goo Lee, Jong-Wook Ha, Soo-Bok Lee, Eun-Ho Sohn Surfactant-free emulsion polymerisation of vinylidene fluoride was performed using poly(ethylene glycol) and a dispersion of poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) nanoparticles instead of typical fluorinated surfactants. 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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Ruthenium(II) oxidase catalysis for C-H alkenylations in biomass-derived [gamma]-valerolactone ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03353B, Communication Alexander Bechtoldt, Marcel E. Baumert, Luigi Vaccaro, Lutz Ackermann Ruthenium(II) biscarboxylate oxidase catalysis is a powerful tool for the assembly of functionalized arenes with oxygen as a green oxidant. An improved level of sustainability has been achieved with the biomass-derived GVL as solvent. 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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The synergistic catalysis effect within a dinuclear nickel complex for efficient and selective electrocatalytic reduction of CO2 to CO ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03451B, Communication Li-Ming Cao, Hai-Hua Huang, Jia-Wei Wang, Di-Chang Zhong, Tong-Bu Lu A dinuclear nickel complex was found to be an excellent catalyst for electrocatalytic reduction of CO2 to CO. This excellent catalytic performance can be attributed to the synergistic catalysis effect between two Ni centers. 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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Designing the crystalline structure of calcium phosphate seed minerals in organic templates for sustainable phosphorus management ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02634J, Paper Doyoon Kim, Tong Wu, Melanie Cohen, Inhyeong Jeon, Young-Shin Jun Engineering nucleation kinetics of calcium phosphate as seed minerals in an organic template facilitates a sustainable phosphorus management. 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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The use of high hydrostatic pressure to modulate milk protein interactions for the production of an alpha-lactalbumin enriched-fraction ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03428H, Paper Alice Marciniak, Shyam Suwal, Michel Britten, Yves Pouliot, Alain Doyen An innovative and green method for the fractionation of [small alpha]-lactalbumin with 86% purity from whey protein solution was developed using high hydrostatic pressure as a pretreatment. 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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Scalable synthesis of two-dimensional nano-sheet materials with chlorophyll extracts: enhancing the hydrogen evolution reaction ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03612D, Paper I-Wen Peter Chen, Ming-You Shie, Ming-Ho Liu, Wei-Ming Huang, Wen-Tai Chen, Yu-Ting Chao Developing strategies for preparing high-quality atomically thin two-dimensional (2D) nanomaterials is still an unaccomplished goal. 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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Green asymmetric synthesis of Warfarin and Coumachlor in pure water catalyzed by quinoline-derived 1,2-diamines ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03626D, Paper Alexander Kucherenko, Alexey Kostenko, Galina Mikhailovna Zhdankina, Olga Yurevna Kuznetsova, Sergei Grigorievich Zlotin Simple enantiomerically pure C2-symmetric quinoline (isoquinoline) derived 1,2-diamines were synthesized from corresponding aldehydes via stereospecific diaza-Cope rearrangement with 2,2'-(1,2-diaminoethane-1,2-diyl)diphenol (HPEN). Efficient green synthesis of both enantiomers of anticoagulant Warfarin and... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Transformation of cellulose and related carbohydrates into lactic acid with bifunctional Al(III)-Sn(II) catalysts ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02975F, Paper Weiping Deng, Pan Wang, binju wang, Yanliang Wang, Longfei Yan, Yan-Yun Li, Qinghong Zhang, Zexing Cao, Ye Wang Catalytic transformation of cellulose into valuable chemicals such as lactic acid under mild conditions represents a promising route for efficient utilization of renewable biomass. Here, we report that the combination... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Zinc Oxide-NP Catalysed Direct Indolation of in situ generated Bioactive Tryptanthrin ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03479B, Communication Atul Kumar, Byanju Rai, Ratnakar Dutt Shukla A ZnO-NP catalyzed direct indolation of in situ generated tryptanthrin via C-H functionalization and C-C bond formation has been developed. This novel and greener approach have been effectively utilized to... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Catalyst-Free Room-Temperature Decarboxylative Tri- or Tetrafunctionalization of Alkynyl Carboxylic Acids with N-fluorobenzenesulfonimide (NFSI) and Diselenides ()
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03267F, Communication Yingchun Wang, Liqiu Liu, Guangmang Wang, Hui Ouyang, Li You Ji The combination of N-fluorobenzenesulfonimide (NFSI) with diselenides allowed the rapid decarboxylative tri- or tetrafunctionalization of alkynyl carboxylic acids under catalyst-free room-temperature conditions. This reaction offers an novel and facile route... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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20th volume of Green Chemistry ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,11-12 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC90125A, Editorial Philip Jessop, Anna Simpson Chair of the Editorial Board Philip Jessop and Executive Editor Anna Simpson reflect and look to the future as Green Chemistry begins its 20th volume. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synergistic effects in Fe nanoparticles doped with ppm levels of (Pd + Ni). A new catalyst for sustainable nitro group reductions ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,130-135 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02991H, Communication Haobo Pang, Fabrice Gallou, Hyuntae Sohn, Jeffrey Camacho-Bunquin, Massimiliano Delferro, Bruce H. Lipshutz A synergistic effect has been uncovered between ppm levels of Pd and Ni embedded within iron nanoparticles that leads to selective catalytic reductions of nitro-containing aromatics in water. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Towards sustainable kinetic resolution, a combination of bio-catalysis, flow chemistry and bio-based solvents ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,136-140 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03177G, Communication Andree Iemhoff, James Sherwood, Con R. McElroy, Andrew J. Hunt The esterification of 2-phenylpropionic acid was investigated as a model system for enzyme catalysed (CALB, Novozyme 435) reactions in bio-based solvents. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Visible-light-induced regioselective sulfenylation of imidazopyridines with thiols under transition metal-free conditions ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,141-147 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02906C, Communication Rajjakfur Rahaman, Shivasish Das, Pranjit Barman Visible-light-induced regioselective sulfenylation of imidazopyridines and indoles with thiols under transition metal-free conditions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synthesis and characterization of isocyanate-free polyureas ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,243-249 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02996A, Paper Joseph M. Dennis, Limor I. Steinberg, Allison M. Pekkanen, Jon Maiz, Maruti Hegde, Alejandro J. Muller, Timothy E. Long Due to continued health and safety concerns surrounding isocyanates, alternative synthetic routes to obtain urea-containing polymers is gaining much attention. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synthesis of carbon-based fluorescent polymers driven by catalytically active magnetic bioconjugates ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,225-229 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03295A, Paper Daily Rodriguez-Padron, Alexander D. Jodlowski, Gustavo de Miguel, Alain R. Puente-Santiago, Alina M. Balu, Rafael Luque Bioconjugates based on a redox protein and iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles were employed in the catalytic polymerization of phenylenediamines to obtain carbon-based fluorescent polymers. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Stable and reusable nanoscale Fe2O3-catalyzed aerobic oxidation process for the selective synthesis of nitriles and primary amides ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,266-273 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02627G, Paper Kathiravan Murugesan, Thirusangumurugan Senthamarai, Manzar Sohail, Muhammad Sharif, Narayana V. Kalevaru, Rajenahally V. Jagadeesh Nanoscale Fe2O3-catalyzed environmentally benign synthesis of nitriles and amides has been performed from easily accessible aldehydes and ammonia using O2. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Waste-minimised copper-catalysed azide-alkyne cycloaddition in Polarclean as a reusable and safe reaction medium ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,183-187 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03022C, Paper Lorenzo Luciani, Emily Goff, Daniela Lanari, Stefano Santoro, Luigi Vaccaro Herein we report the first example of a generally useful organic reaction, namely the copper-catalysed azide-alkyne cycloaddition, performed in a Polarclean/water mixture as a reaction medium. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Bronsted acid-catalyzed metal- and solvent-free quinoline synthesis from N-alkyl anilines and alkynes or alkenes ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,261-265 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03175K, Paper Waqar Ahmed, Sheng Zhang, Xiaoqiang Yu, Yoshinori Yamamoto, Ming Bao A convenient and efficient method for quinoline synthesis was developed using simple and readily available starting materials under green conditions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Rhodium-catalyzed intermolecular C(sp3)-H amination in a purely aqueous system ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,113-117 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03149A, Communication Xunbo Lu, Yufeng Shi, Fangrui Zhong An efficient Rh-catalyzed intermolecular C(sp3)-H amination in a purely aqueous system is developed for the first time. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Catalyst- and solvent-free bisphosphinylation of isothiocyanates: a practical method for the synthesis of bisphosphinoylaminomethanes ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,125-129 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03101G, Communication Li-Rong Wen, Yong-Xu Sun, Jin-Wei Zhang, Wei-Si Guo, Ming Li A new protocol for the construction of bisphosphinoylaminomethanes was developed through double addition of phosphine oxides to isothiocyanates. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Organic oxidations promoted in vortex driven thin films under continuous flow ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,118-124 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03352D, Communication Scott J. Pye, Scott J. Dalgarno, Justin M. Chalker, Colin L. Raston Continuous flow vortex microfluidics is effective in overcoming limitations in using oxygen, hydrogen peroxide and bleach as oxidants. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Catalyst-free chemoselective conjugate addition and reduction of [small alpha],[small beta]-unsaturated carbonyl compounds via a controllable boration/protodeboronation cascade pathway ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,255-260 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02863F, Paper Xi Huang, Junjie Hu, Mengying Wu, Jiayi Wang, Yanqing Peng, Gonghua Song A transition-metal-catalyst-free method provides a useful and eco-friendly tool for the chemoselective conjugate addition and reduction of [small alpha],[small beta]-unsaturated carbonyl compounds. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Mechanistic studies of base-catalysed lignin depolymerisation in dimethyl carbonate ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,170-182 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03110F, Paper Saumya Dabral, Julien Engel, Jakob Mottweiler, Stephanie S. M. Spoehrle, Ciaran W. Lahive, Carsten Bolm Various analytical techniques and DFT calculations have been applied in studying base-catalysed lignin degradation in dimethyl carbonate. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An artificial synthetic pathway for acetoin, 2,3-butanediol, and 2-butanol production from ethanol using cell free multi-enzyme catalysis ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,230-242 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02898A, Paper Liaoyuan Zhang, Raushan Singh, Sivakumar D, Zewang Guo, Jiahuan Li, Fanbing Chen, Yuanzhi He, Xiong Guan, Yun Chan Kang, Jung-Kul Lee Upgrading ethanol to higher order alcohols is desired but difficult using current biotechnological methods. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Heterogeneous hydroformylation of long-chain alkenes in IL-in-oil Pickering emulsion ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,188-196 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02574B, Paper Lin Tao, Mingmei Zhong, Jian Chen, Sanjeevi Jayakumar, Lina Liu, He Li, Qihua Yang An IL-in-oil Pickering emulsion prepared with Rh-sulfo-xantphos as the catalyst and dendritic mesoporous silica nanospheres as the stabilizer could efficiently catalyze the hydroformylation of 1-dodecene to afford TOF as high as 413 h-1. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Template-free synthesis of interconnected carbon nanosheets via cross-linking coupled with annealing for high-efficiency triiodide reduction ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,250-254 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02701J, Paper Mingyu Li, Chang Yu, Chao Hu, Changtai Zhao, Mengdi Zhang, Yiwang Ding, Xiuna Wang, Jieshan Qiu A facile and template-free strategy was developed for the synthesis of interconnected carbon nanosheets with a power conversion efficiency of 8.71% as a counter electrode, outperforming a Pt reference (7.24%). The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Sustainable succinylation of cellulose in a CO2-based switchable solvent and subsequent Passerini 3-CR and Ugi 4-CR modification ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,214-224 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02577G, Paper Z. Soyler, K. N. Onwukamike, S. Grelier, E. Grau, H. Cramail, M. A. R. Meier An effective and sustainable succinylation of cellulose is described. The thus introduced carboxylic acids groups allowed a straightforward modification of cellulose via multicomponent reactions in a unprecedented manner. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Natural surfactants towards a more sustainable fluorine chemistry ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,13-27 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03081A, Perspective V. Dichiarante, R. Milani, P. Metrangolo Natural surfactants, in particular amphiphilic proteins like hydrophobins, represent a viable alternative to fluorosurfactants for a more sustainable fluorine chemistry. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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High performance man-made cellulosic fibres from recycled newsprint ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,160-169 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02896B, Paper Y. Ma, M. Hummel, I. Kontro, H. Sixta High performance man-made cellulosic fibres from recycled newsprint. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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The reactions of dimethyl carbonate and its derivatives ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,28-85 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01764B, Critical Review P. Tundo, M. Musolino, F. Arico The worldwide urge to embrace a sustainable and bio-compatible chemistry has led industry and academia to develop chlorine-free methodologies focused on the use of CO2-based compounds, such as dimethyl carbonate, as feedstocks, promoters and reaction media. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Utilization of fluoroform for difluoromethylation in continuous flow: a concise synthesis of [small alpha]-difluoromethyl-amino acids ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,108-112 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02913F, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Manuel Kockinger, Tanja Ciaglia, Michael Bersier, Paul Hanselmann, Bernhard Gutmann, C. Oliver Kappe Difluoromethylated esters, malonates and amino acids (including the drug eflornithine) are obtained by a gas-liquid continuous flow protocol employing the abundant waste product fluoroform as an atom-efficient reagent. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synthesis of ethanol via a reaction of dimethyl ether with CO2 and H2 ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,206-213 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02807E, Paper Qingli Qian, Meng Cui, Jingjing Zhang, Junfeng Xiang, Jinliang Song, Guanying Yang, Buxing Han Ethanol is very efficiently produced from dimethyl ether, CO2 and H2 by homogeneous catalysis under mild conditions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Towards sustainable manufacture of epichlorohydrin from glycerol using hydrotalcite-derived basic oxides ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,148-159 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02610B, Paper Giacomo M. Lari, Giorgio Pastore, Cecilia Mondelli, Javier Perez-Ramirez Regenerable hydrotalcite-derived Mg-Al oxide is an effective heterogeneous base to avoid waste formation and enable halogen recycling in the glycerol-to-epichlorohydrin process. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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In situ hydrogenation and decarboxylation of oleic acid into heptadecane over a Cu-Ni alloy catalyst using methanol as a hydrogen carrier ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,197-205 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02774E, Paper Zihao Zhang, Qiwei Yang, Hao Chen, Kequan Chen, Xiuyang Lu, Pingkai Ouyang, Jie Fu, Jingguang G. Chen In this work, supported Cu-Ni bimetallic catalysts were synthesized and evaluated for the in situ hydrogenation and decarboxylation of oleic acid using methanol as a hydrogen donor. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Metal organic frameworks as catalysts in solvent-free or ionic liquid assisted conditions ()
Green Chem., 2018, 20,86-107 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02260C, Critical Review Amarajothi Dhakshinamoorthy, Abdullah M. Asiri, Mercedes Alvaro, Hermenegildo Garcia This Critical Review describes the use of Metal Organic Frameworks as Solid Catalysts under Solvent-Free or Ionic Liquid Assisted conditions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Lignin Extraction and Catalytic Upgrading from Genetically Modified Poplar ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03417B, Paper Hao Luo, Mahdi M. Abu-Omar Lignin as the only natural resource of aromatics has the potential to be the feedstock of choice for production of value-added chemicals. However, the recalcitrance of lignin has limited its... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Low energy recycling of ionic liquids via freeze crystallization during cellulose spinning ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02880F, Paper Yanrong Liu, Anne S. Meyer, Yi Nie, Suojiang Zhang, Kaj Thomsen An energy saving method of freeze crystallization for recycling ionic liquids was investigated in a cellulose spinning 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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A recyclable and reusable K2PtCl4/Xphos-SO3Na/PEG-400/H2O system for highly regio- and stereoselective hydrosilylation of terminal alkynes ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02823G, Communication Caifeng Xu, Bin Huang, Tao Yan, Mingzhong Cai A recyclable K2PtCl4/Xphos-SO3Na/PEG-400/H2O system has been developed for highly regio- and stereoselective hydrosilylation of terminal alkynes leading exclusively to [small beta]-(E)-vinylsilanes. 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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Sulfurative self-condensation of ketones and elemental sulfur: a three-component access to thiophenes catalyzed by aniline acid-base conjugate pairs ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03437G, Communication Thanh Binh Nguyen, Pascal Retailleau An aniline/acid-catalyzed method for constructing thiophenes 2 from inexpensive ketones 1 and elemental sulfur 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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Synthesis of (meth)acrylamide-based glycomonomers using renewable resources and their polymerization in aqueous systems ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03023A, Paper Azis Adharis, Dennis Vesper, Nick Koning, Katja Loos The synthesis of glycomonomers and glycopolymers using renewable resources as starting materials and water as a solvent and biocatalyst. 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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HMF in multicomponent reactions: utilization of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) in the Biginelli reaction ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03425C, Paper Weigang Fan, Yves Queneau, Florence Popowycz The use of the renewable platform molecule 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) in the multi-component Biginelli reaction has been investigated. 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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Lewis pairs for ring-opening alternating copolymerization of cyclic anhydrides and epoxides ()
Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03261G, Paper He-Yuan Ji, Bin Wang, Li Pan, Yue-Sheng Li Simple and low-toxic Lewis pairs were introduced for ring-opening alternating copolymerization of anhydrides and epoxides to prepare diversified polyesters. 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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