Green Chemistry


Non-ionic hydrophobic eutectics - versatile solvents for tailored metal separation and valorisation ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00793E, Paper Nicolas Schaeffer, João Conceição, Mónia Martins, Márcia Neves, German Perez-Sanchez, José R. B. Gomes, Nicolas Papaiconomou, Joao A. P. Coutinho In comparison to the well-described ionic eutectic mixtures, hydrophobic eutectic solvents (HES) composed of two non-ionic compounds represent a relatively new class of eutectic. In this work, a number of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Evaluating lignin valorization via pyrolysis and vapor-phase hydrodeoxygenation for production of aromatics and alkenes ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04245H, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Alireza Saraeian, Alvina Aui, Yu Gao, Mark M Wright, Marcus Foston, Brent H Shanks Lignin valorization to chemicals is an important component of creating economically viable biofuels production from lignocellulosic biomass. Any such strategy should aim at producing chemicals used at scales that can... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Properties and Activity of Zn-Ta-TUD-1 in the Lebedev Process ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00103A, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Guillaume Pomalaza, Pardis Simon, Ahmed Addad, Mickaël Capron, Franck Yves Dumeignil AA zinc and tantalum-containing mesoporous silica catalyst highly active and selective in the Lebedev process has been prepared using the one-pot TUD-1 methodology. Selectivity towards butadiene reached 60 - 70%,... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Selective hydrogenation of lignin-derived compounds under mild conditions ()
Green Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00121J, Communication Lu Chen, Antoine P. van Muyden, Xinjiang Cui, Gabor Laurenczy, Paul J. Dyson A key challenge in the production of lignin-derived chemicals is to reduce the energy intensive processes used in their production. 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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Growth kinetics of humins studied via X-ray scattering ()
Green Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03961A, Paper Ziwei Cheng, Konstantinos A. Goulas, Natalia Quiroz Rodriguez, Basudeb Saha, Dionisios G. Vlachos We use ultra-small-angle X-ray scattering to investigate the evolution of size, morphology, volume fraction and number concentration of humins formed during the Brønsted acid catalyzed dehydration of fructose to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF). 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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Eutectic hardener from food-based chemicals to obtain fully bio-based and durable thermosets ()
Green Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00311E, Paper Jonathan Tellers, Philippe Willems, Bôke Tjeerdsma, Nathanael Guigo, Nicolas Sbirrazzuoli This paper presents a facile strategy to activate citric acid (CA) for room temperature curing. 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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Dehydra-Decyclization of 2-Methyltetrahydrofuran to Pentadienes on Boron-Containing Zeolites ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00136H, Paper Gaurav Kumar, Dongxia Liu, Dandan Xu, Limin Ren, Michael Tsapatsis, Paul Jakob Dauenhauer 1,3-Pentadiene (piperylene) is an important monomer in the manufacturing of adhesives, plastics, and resins. It can be derived from biomass by the tandem ring-opening and dehydration (dehydra-decyclization) of 2-methyltetrahydrofuran (2-MTHF),... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Double-metal cyanide as an acid and hydrogenation catalyst for the highly selective ring-rearrangement of biomass-derived furfuryl alcohol to cyclopentenone compounds ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04432A, Paper Xiang Li, Qiang Deng, Lian Yu, Rui Gao, Zhikun Tong, Chengxi Lu, Jun Wang, Zheling Zeng, Ji-Jun Zou, Shugaung Deng Herein, novel green synthetic routes to 4-hydroxy-2-cyclopentenone (HCP) and 2-cyclopentenone (CPE) from biomass-derived furfuryl alcohol via double-metal cyanide catalysis are proposed. For the synthesis of HCP, in comparison to conventional... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An Entirely Solvent-Free Photooxygenation of Olefins under Continuous Flow Conditions ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00436G, Communication Axel Jacobi von Wangelin, Patrick Bayer The photooxygenation of alkenes with singlet oxygen constitutes a versatile, atom-economical transformation. The choice of solvents is key to the success of this oxyfunctionalization reaction as it has direct impact... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Mechanochemical Synthesis of Mixed Metal, Mixed Linker Glass-Forming Metal–Organic Frameworks ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00546K, Paper Michael Francis Thorne, María Laura Ríos Gómez, Alice M Bumstead, Shichun Li, Thomas Douglas Bennett Current methodologies to produce glass forming metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) rely on non-scalable solvothermal syntheses which have high energy requirements, relatively low yields and large tetratogenic solvent usage. Here we use... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Using dialkyl amide via forming hydrophobic deep eutectic solvents to separate citric acid from fermentation broth ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04401A, Paper Lijuan Liu, Qifeng Wei, Yong Zhou, Xiulian Ren Nowadays, developing appropriate technology is one of the biggest challenges for society to reduce environmental impact. In this research, to avoid the traditional calcium salt method producing a large amount... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Iridium-Catalyzed Orthogonal and Regioselective Synthesis of Triazole Disulfides in Aqueous Media under Mild Conditions ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00555J, Communication Ming Li, Nan Zheng, Junhao Li, Yubin Zheng, Wangze Song An orthogonal and regioselective synthesis of triazole disulfides in aqueous media under mild conditions has been developed. This simple and practical approach is enviroment-friendly and compatible with oxygen/water and various... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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One-pot synthesis of 1,3-butanediol by 1,4-anhydroerythritol hydrogenolysis over tungsten-modified platinum on silica catalyst ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00244E, Communication Lujie Liu, Takehiro Asano, Yoshinao Nakagawa, Masazumi Tamura, Keiichi Tomishige Chemical production of 1,3-butanediol from biomass-derived compounds was first reported by 1,4-anhydroerythritol hydrogenolysis over Pt-WOx/SiO2 catalyst. The reaction proceeded by ring opening hydrogenolysis of 1,4-anhydroerythritol followed by selective removal of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Alkene versus alkyne reactivity in unactivated 1,6-enynes: regio- and chemoselective radical cyclization with chalcogens under metal- and oxidant-free conditions ()
Green Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00321B, Paper Mohana Reddy Mutra, Vishal Suresh Kudale, Jing Li, Wu-Hsun Tsai, Jeh-Jeng Wang Substituted pyrrolidine derivatives are obtained via regio- and chemoselective 5-exo-dig radical cyclization of unactivated 1,6-enynes with chalcogens under metal- and oxidant-free conditions. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation Coupled to Pollutant Utilization Using Carbon Dots Produced from Biomass ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00318B, Paper Demetra Achilleos, Hatice Kasap, Erwin Reisner Photocatalysis is deemed as an appealing strategy to exploit solar energy for simultaneous fuel production and pollutant utilization. However, current photocatalytic systems rarely couple both processes and suffer from restricted... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Development of Magnesium Oxide-Silver Hybrid Nanocatalysts for Synergistic Carbon Dioxide Activation to Afford Esters and Heterocycles at Ambient Pressure ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04040D, Paper Upasana Gulati, Chinnarajesh Ummadisetti, Diwan S. Rawat, Jeff Zaleski Multi-metallic hybrid nancatalysts consisting of a porous metal oxide host and metal satellite guests serve as a scaffold for multi-step transformations of divergent and energy-challenging substrates. Here we have developed... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Trihaloisocyanuric acids in ethanol: an eco-friendly system for the regioselective halogenation of imidazo-heteroarenes ()
Green Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00137F, Communication José S. S. Neto, Renata A. Balaguez, Marcelo S. Franco, Victor C. de Sá Machado, Sumbal Saba, Jamal Rafique, Fábio Z. Galetto, Antonio L. Braga Herein, we describe an efficient, rapid and benign protocol for the direct C(sp2)–H bond halogenation (Cl, Br, I) of 2-arylimidazo[1,2-a]pyridines using trihaloisocyanuric acids in ethanol. 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 sulfone-functionalized chroman-4-ones and chromans through visible-light-induced cascade radical cyclization under transition-metal-free conditions ()
Green Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00009D, Paper Yousheng Mei, Lulu Zhao, Qi Liu, Shuchen Ruan, Lei Wang, Pinhua Li A highly efficient and straightforward approach has been developed for the synthesis of sulfone-functionalized chroman-4-ones and chromans through visible-light-induced cascade radical cyclization. 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 an efficient and sustainable synthesis of 2-(3-methyl-1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl) acetic acid under continuous-flow conditions ()
Green Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04286E, Paper Simone Tortoioli, Astrid Friedli, Alice Prud'homme, Sylvia Richard-Bildstein, Philipp Kohler, Stefan Abele, Gianvito Vilé A novel, metal-free process for the challenging synthesis of 1,2,4-triazoles is reported, which features an efficient construction of the triazole ring under flow conditions. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A chemical looping technology for the synthesis of 2,2′-dibenzothiazole disulfide ()
Green Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00260G, Paper Jiaxin Tian, JiaYu Hu, Kai Wang, Jian Deng, Guangsheng Luo A novel chemical looping technology for the synthesis of 2,2′-dibenzothiazole disulfide (MBTS) with zero emissions. 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 visible-light-driven transfer hydrogenation of nicotinamide cofactors with a robust ruthenium complex photocatalyst ()
Green Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00331J, Paper Wenjin Dong, Jie Tang, Lijun Zhao, Fushan Chen, Li Deng, Mo Xian The highly efficient regeneration of nicotinamide cofactors has been successfully achieved via photocatalytic transfer hydrogenation using an amino acid-residue tolerant ruthenium complex. 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 Mediated Benzannulation of α-Cyano Crotonates with Ynones: Facile Synthesis of Benzonitriles and Fluorenes ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00608D, Communication Maneesh Kumar Reddy Singam, Attunuri Nagi Reddy, Sridhar Reddy Maddi We demonstrate here in a strategic rapid approach for benzonitriles and cyanofluorenes via [3 + 3] benzannulation of readily available alkynones and α-cyanocrotonates, a protocol par excellence for aryl nitriles.... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Efficient iron catalyzed ligand-free access to acridines and acridinium ions ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00617C, Paper Susanta Mandal, Karan Chhetri, Samuzal Bhuyan, Biswajit Gopal Roy Acridines and acridinium ions are one of the important classes of compounds in terms of their usefulness in pharmaceuticals, materials, dyes and photo-catalysis. Here we present an unconventional FeCl3-alcohol catalysed... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Practical Strategy for Construction and Regulation of Multi-Functional Triazepinium Salts via Highly-Efficient I2-Catalyzed Cyclization ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04328D, Paper Lang Liu, Mengyao She, Jun Zhang, Zhaohui Wang, Hua Liu, Mi Tang, Ping Liu, Shengyong Zhang, Jianli Li Synthesis of new functional organic molecules is a critical path that may greatly accelerate the evolution of organic optoelectronic materials. We have achieved a facile synthesis strategy to produce unique... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Reusable, Homogeneous Water Soluble Photoredox Catalyzed Oxidative Dehydrogenation of N-heterocycles in Biphasic System: Applications to Synthesis of Biologically Active Natural Products ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00569J, Paper Srinath Santhanam, Abinaya Ramu, Arun Prasanth, Mariappan Mariappan, sridhar Radhakrishnan, Baskar Baburaj Herein, a simple and efficient method for the oxidative dehydrogenation (ODH) of tetrahydro--carbolines, indolines and (iso)quinolines is described using reusable, homogeneous cobalt-phthalocyanine photoredox catalyst in a biphasic medium. Biphasic system... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Conversion of birch bark to biofuels ()
Green Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00405G, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Ivan Kumaniaev, Kranti Navare, Natalia Crespo Mendes, Vincent Placet, Karel Van Acker, Joseph S. M. Samec Birch bark was converted to a hydrocarbon biofuel through solubilization and hydrotreatment. The procedure implements a recyclable, salt- and metal-free solvent system and has been evaluated by Life-Cycle Assessment. 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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Producing high yield of levoglucosan by pyrolyzing nonthermal plasma-pretreated cellulose ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,2036-2048 DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00255K, Paper Lusi A, Haiyang Hu, Xianglan Bai Up to 78.6% of levoglucosan was obtainable from cellulose by combining non-thermal plasma pretreatment at room temperature and subsequent pyrolysis at 350–450 °C. The yield already reached 77.6% when the pretreated cellulose was pyrolyzed at 375 °C. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A visible-light photoinduced charge-transfer complex promoted the ring opening of N-alkyl-4-piperidinols ()
Green Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00196A, Paper Ying Fu, Chun-Zhao Shi, Qin-Shan Xu, Zhengyin Du, Congde Huo (E)-Homoallylamines are efficiently prepared through visible-light photoinduced charge-transfer complex promoted ring-opening of N-alkyl-4-piperidinols. 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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Conversion of furfural to tetrahydrofuran-derived secondary amines under mild conditions ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1832-1836 DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00119H, Communication Shi Jiang, Eric Muller, François Jerôme, Marc Pera-Titus, Karine De Oliveira Vigier Catalytic conversion of furfural to secondary tetrafurfurylamine under mild conditions of temperature and hydrogen pressure. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Endocrine activities of phthalate alternatives; assessing the safety profile of furan dicarboxylic acid esters using a panel of human cell based reporter gene assays ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1873-1883 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04348A, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Barbara M. A. van Vugt-Lussenburg, Daan S. van Es, Matthijs Naderman, Jerome le Notre, Frits van der Klis, Abraham Brouwer, Bart van der Burg Ensuring non-regrettable substitution of fossil derived chemicals by biobased alternatives using human cell based reporter gene assays. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Haber-independent, diversity-oriented synthesis of nitrogen compounds from biorenewable chitin ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1978-1984 DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00208A, Paper Thuy Trang Pham, Xi Chen, Tilo Söhnel, Ning Yan, Jonathan Sperry A chitin-sourced 3-aminocyclopentenone building block is an effective platform for the diversity-oriented synthesis of nitrogen compounds in processes independent of Haber ammonia. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Catalytic transfer hydrogenation of maleic acid with stoichiometric amounts of formic acid in aqueous phase: paving the way for more sustainable succinic acid production ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1859-1872 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04221K, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. M. López Granados, J. Moreno, A. C. Alba-Rubio, J. Iglesias, D. Martín Alonso, R. Mariscal The aqueous phase hydrogenation of maleic acid to succinic acid (SAc) is proved using an efficient and robust Pd/C catalysts and stoichiometric formic acid as source of H2. SAc can be separated from the reaction medium by precipitation. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Biomimetic regioselective and high-yielding Cu(I)-catalyzed dimerization of sinapate esters in green solvent Cyrene™: towards sustainable antioxidant and anti-UV ingredients ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,2077-2085 DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00122H, Paper Matthieu M. Mention, Amandine L. Flourat, Cédric Peyrot, Florent Allais β–β′ dimers of sinapate esters are anti-UV and antiradical chemicals. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ammonium hydroxide as the ultimate amino source for the synthesis of N-unprotected 3-tetrasubstituted aminooxindoles via catalyst-free direct amination ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1837-1841 DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00130A, Communication Jing Yue, Xi-Tao Ma, Xiong-Li Liu, Jun-Xin Wang, Xiong-Wei Liu, Ying Zhou The direct use of ammonium hydroxide in amination for the synthesis of primary amines is considered to be one of the major challenges in synthetic organic chemistry. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A new approach to large scale production of dimethyl sulfone: a promising and strong recyclable solvent for ligand-free Cu-catalyzed C–C cross-coupling reactions ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,2069-2076 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04374H, Paper Shen Cheng, Wei Wei, Xingyu Zhang, Hewei Yu, Mingming Huang, Milad Kazemnejadi Dimethyl sulfone (DMSN or MSM) was prepared via efficient oxidation of dimethyl sulfoxide and used and developed as an efficient, viscose, and recyclable solvent for ligand-free CuI-catalyzed Heck, Suzuki, and Sonogashira cross-coupling reactions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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In situ processed tungsten carbide/carbon black-supported platinum electrocatalysts for enhanced electrochemical stability and activity ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,2028-2035 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03453F, Paper Hyunwoong Na, Hanshin Choi, Ji-Won Oh, Da Bin Kim, Yong Soo Cho An in situ synthesis technique of tungsten carbide on carbon black support via cathodic arc deposition is introduced to satisfy both the performance-efficiency and long-term durability of Pt-based electrocatalysts. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Microalgae: a sustainable adsorbent with high potential for upconcentration of indium(III) from liquid process and waste streams ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1985-1995 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03073E, Paper Nina Ricci Nicomel, Lila Otero-Gonzalez, Larissa Arashiro, Marianna Garfí, Ivet Ferrer, Pascal Van Der Voort, Kim Verbeken, Tom Hennebel, Gijs Du Laing Unmodified microalgal biomass grown on wastewater works as an effective and selective indium biosorbent even at low pH values. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A simple and effective approach to fabricate lignin nanoparticles with tunable sizes based on lignin fractionation ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,2011-2017 DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00377H, Paper Mingshuai Ma, Lin Dai, Jikun Xu, Zhong Liu, Yonghao Ni The present study combines nanotechnology with the fractionation technique and presents a facile method for preparing LNPs with desired uniform and small size and lignin valorization. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Environmental assessment of the near-net-shape electrochemical metallisation process and the Kroll-electron beam melting process for titanium manufacture ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1952-1967 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04036F, Paper Aleksei Dolganov, Matthew T. Bishop, Marco Tomatis, George Z. Chen, Di Hu A comparative environmental assessment of a novel additive manufacturing technique against the established conventional route for titanium manufacture. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Acid-catalyzed pyrolytic synthesis of levoglucosan through salt-mediated ring locking ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1968-1977 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03973B, Paper Li Chen, Welman C. Elias, Y. Ben Yin, Z. Conrad Zhang, Michael S. Wong The combination of Na2SO4/H2SO4 increases levoglucosan (LGA) yield from glucose pyrolysis from 6% to as high as 40%, as a result of sodium suppressing the opening of the glucose ring. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ni-Catalyzed reductive amination of phenols with ammonia or amines into cyclohexylamines ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1884-1893 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02625H, Paper Thomas Cuypers, Thomas Morias, Simon Windels, Carlos Marquez, Cédric Van Goethem, Ivo Vankelecom, Dirk E. De Vos An efficient reductive amination of phenol with ammonia or amines is demonstrated, for the first time with cheap supported Ni catalysts and without using any additives. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Visible-light induced disproportionation of pyrrole derivatives for photocatalyst-free aryl halides reduction ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1911-1918 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04248B, Paper Zhi-Jun Li, Shuya Li, Elan Hofman, Andrew Hunter Davis, Gyu Leem, Weiwei Zheng We developed a facile photoinduced disproportionation approach to generate radical anions of pyrrole derivatives for the reduction of aryl halides, as well as the formation of desired heterocyclic product without the addition of any photocatalysts. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Graphitic carbon embedded with Fe/Ni nano-catalysts derived from bacterial precursor for efficient toluene cracking ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1934-1943 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03357B, Paper Shifei Kang, Maofen He, Chaochuang Yin, Haiyang Xu, Qing Cai, Yangang Wang, Lifeng Cui Highly-dispersed FeNi nano-catalysts embedded in bacterial derived graphitic carbon were successfully synthesized as sustainable and efficient tar cracking catalysts. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Superhydrophobic nickel/carbon core–shell nanocomposites for the hydrogen transfer reactions of nitrobenzene and N-heterocycles ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1996-2010 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04358F, Paper Shaofeng Pang, Yujing Zhang, Qiong Su, Fangfang Liu, Xin Xie, Zhiying Duan, Feng Zhou, Ping Zhang, Yanbin Wang In this work, catalytic hydrogen transfer as an effective, green, convenient and economical strategy is for the first time used to synthesize anilines and N-heterocyclic aromatic compounds from nitrobenzene and N-heterocycles in one step. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An efficient hydrogenation catalytic model hosted in a stable hyper-crosslinked porous-organic-polymer: from fatty acid to bio-based alkane diesel synthesis ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,2049-2068 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03803E, Paper Chitra Sarkar, Subhash Chandra Shit, Duy Quang Dao, Jihyeon Lee, Ngoc Han Tran, Ramana Singuru, Kwangjin An, Dang Nam Nguyen, Quyet Van Le, Prince Nana Amaniampong, Asmaa Drif, Francois Jerome, Pham Thanh Huyen, Thi To Nga Phan, Dai-Viet N. Vo, Nguyen Thanh Binh, Quang Thang Trinh, Matthew P. Sherburne, John Mondal A novel Pd-based catalyst hosted over a nitrogen enriched fibrous porous-organic-polymer with a high density of step sites and exhibits versatile catalytic performance over different types of vegetable oils to furnish long chain diesel-range alkanes. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A dual biomimetic process for the selective aerobic oxidative coupling of primary amines using pyrogallol as a precatalyst. Isolation of the [5 + 2] cycloaddition redox intermediates ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1894-1905 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03992A, Paper Martine Largeron, Patrick Deschamps, Karim Hammad, Maurice-Bernard Fleury Low-cost pyrogallol precatalyst undergoes an oxidative self-processing step for delivering the active organocatalyst in situ through a dual biomimetic process. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Cleaner enzymatic production of biodiesel with easy separation procedures triggered by a biocompatible hydrophilic ionic liquid ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1944-1951 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03796A, Paper Anlian Zhu, Wanlu Feng, Zhiyong Li, Shuang Cheng, Qianhan Chen, Dongshuang Fan, Yuanyang Guo, Lingjun Li, Jianji Wang A biocompatible and hydrophilic ionic liquid was found to efficiently promote the enzymatic production of biodiesel with excellent yields from different oil resources. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Catalytic transformation of CO2 into C1 chemicals using hydrosilanes as a reducing agent ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1800-1820 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04342J, Critical Review Yu Zhang, Tong Zhang, Shoubhik Das This work summarizes the recent reports about the catalytic hydrosilylation of CO2 using different catalysts such as metal catalysts, organocatalysts, and heterogeneous catalysts. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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In-depth interpretation of the structural changes of lignin and formation of diketones during acidic deep eutectic solvent pretreatment ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1851-1858 DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00006J, Paper Si Hong, Xiao-Jun Shen, Bo Pang, Zhimin Xue, Xue-Fei Cao, Jia-Long Wen, Zhuo-Hua Sun, Su Shiung Lam, Tong-Qi Yuan, Run-Cang Sun The chemical transformations of lignin in an acidic DES system. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A metal-free route to alkynyl sulfones under photoinduced conditions with the insertion of sulfur dioxide ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1906-1910 DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00332H, Paper Xinxing Gong, Min Yang, Jin-Biao Liu, Fu-Sheng He, Xiaona Fan, Jie Wu A metal-free route to alkynyl sulfones under photoinduced conditions is accomplished, starting from 4-alkyl Hantzsch esters, sulfur dioxide, and alkynyl bromides under visible light irradiation at room temperature. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Closing the loop: life cycle assessment and optimization of a PEMFC platinum-based catalyst recycling process ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1919-1933 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03630J, Paper Lucien Duclos, Raphaël Chattot, Laetitia Dubau, Pierre-Xavier Thivel, Guillaume Mandil, Valérie Laforest, Marco Bolloli, Rémi Vincent, Lenka Svecova Selective Pt and Co separation has been achieved, recycled Pt/C particles were synthesized, and excellent electrochemical properties have been observed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Improved Pd/Ru metal supported graphene oxide nano-catalysts for hydrodeoxygenation (HDO) of vanillyl alcohol, vanillin and lignin ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,2018-2027 DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00052C, Paper Shalini Arora, Neeraj Gupta, Vasundhara Singh Ru@GO and Pd/Ru@GO as hydrodeoxygenation (HDO) catalysts, forming p-creosol from vanillin, vanillyl alcohol and lignin after photo-catalytic fragmentation under mild conditions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Selective conversion of lignin to ethylbenzene ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1842-1850 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04246F, Paper Zhicheng Luo, Shufang Qin, Shuang Chen, Yingshuang Hui, Chen Zhao The developed strategy enables the selective production of value-added ethylbenzene from lignin valorization. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An excellent anode renders protic ionic liquids sustainable in metal electrodeposition ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1821-1826 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04169A, Communication Yi-Ting Chen, Hsing-Yin Chen, Yu-Shan Chien, Min-Chieh Chuang, Po-Yu Chen The decomposition of ionic liquids at the anode during metal electrodeposition is substituted by the OER to extend the lives of ionic liquids. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synthesis of α-enaminones from cyclic ketones and anilines using oxoammonium salt as an oxygen transfer reagent ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1827-1831 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03845K, Communication Biping Xu, Yaping Shang, Xiaoming Jie, Xiaofeng Zhang, Jian Kan, Subhash Laxman Yedage, Weiping Su A convenient synthesis of α-enaminones from cyclic ketones with anilines at room temperature via an oxygen-atom-transfer pathway of oxoammonium salt. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Efficient synthesis of alkylboronic esters via magnetically recoverable copper nanoparticles-catalyzed borylation of alkyl chlorides and bromides ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00677G, Paper Mahadev L. Shegavi, Abhishek Agarwal, Shubhankar Kumar Bose We report a magnetically separable Cu nanocatalyst (Fe-DOPA-Cu) for the borylation of alkyl halides with alkoxy diboron reagents, providing alkylboronic esters in high yields, with broad functional-group tolerance under mild... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Solvent free and Montmorillonite K10 catalysed domino reactions for the synthesis of pyrazoles with alkynylester as a dual synthon ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00162G, Communication Babiola Annes, Saritha Rajendhiran , S. Saravanan, Bhaskaran Shankar, Subburethinam Ramesh A highly regioselective, solvent free and montmorillonite K10 clay catalysed domino process with an unprecedented ring closing C-C bond formation reaction is described for the synthesis of new class of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Hierarchically Porous Covalent Organic Frameworks Assembled in Ionic Liquids for Highly Effective Catalysis of C-C Coupling Reactions ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00223B, Paper Jikuan Qiu, Huiyong Wang, Yuling Zhao, Pengxin Guan, Zhiyong Li, Hucheng Zhang, Hongshuai Gao, Suojiang Zhang, Jianji Wang Although significant progress has been made in the synthesis of covalent organic frameworks (COFs) in recent years, the construction of hierarchical pore in such materials remains a great challenge. Herein,... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Lignin-derived bio-based flame retardants toward high-performance sustainable polymeric materials ()
Green Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00449A, Critical Review Haitang Yang, Bin Yu, Xiaodong Xu, Serge Bourbigot, Hao Wang, Pingan Song Lignin-derived flame retardants represent one of the most promising directions for next-generation flame retardants due to their sustainability, environmental benefits and comparable efficiency to current non-bio-based counterparts. 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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Novel insights into biomass delignification with acidic deep eutectic solvents: a mechanistic study of β-O-4 ether bond cleavage and the role of the halide counterion in the catalytic performance ()
Green Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC02569C, Paper André M. da Costa Lopes, José R. B. Gomes, João A. P. Coutinho, Armando J. D. Silvestre The potentiality of acidic deep eutectic solvents for β-O-4 ether bond cleavage is herein demonstrated from a mechanistic point of view. 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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Separation and purification of biomacromolecules in microfluidics. ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04362D, Tutorial Review Filipa A Vicente, Igor Plazl, Polona Žnidaršič-Plazl, Sónia P.M. Ventura Separation and purification of biomacromolecules either in biopharmaceuticals and fine chemicals manufacturing, or in diagnosis and biological characterization, can substantially benefit from application of microfluidic devices. Small volumes of equipment,... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Manganese Catalyzed Selective Hydrogenation of Cyclic Imides to Diols and Amines ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00570C, Communication Uttam Kumar Das, Trevor Janes, Amit Kumar, David Milstein Herein we report the selective hydrogenation of cyclic imides to diols and amines, homogeneously catalyzed for the first time by a complex of an earth-abundant metal, a manganese pincer complex.... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Visible-Light-Induced Photocatalyst-Free C-3 Functionalization of Indoles with Diethyl Bromomalonate ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00292E, Paper Guangmiao Gu, Mengmeng Huang, Jung Keun Kim, Jianye Zhang, Yabo Li, Yangjie Wu A visible-light induced green and efficient method is developed for the synthesis of α-indolyl diethyl malonates. The reaction proceeds without any photocatalysts or ligands in green solvent in short time.... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Direct C(sp3)–H acyloxylation of indolin-3-ones with carboxylic acids catalysed by KI ()
Green Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04446A, Communication Yong-Long Zhao, Yong-Qin Tang, Xing-Hai Fei, Fen-Fen Yang, Zhuo-Xian Cao, Dong-Zhu Duan, Qing-Jie Zhao, Yuan-Yong Yang, Meng Zhou, Bin He The first KI-catalyzed direct acyloxylation of indolin-3-ones with carboxylic acids has been developed using 30% aq. H2O2 as a green oxidant at room temperature. Moreover, mechanism studies indicated that a radical oxidation process may be involved for this transformation. 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 Non-phosgene Synthetic Process for Bioderived Polycarbonate with High-molecular-weight and Advanced Property Profile Catalyzed by Amino Acid Ionic Liquids ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00265H, Paper Zhencai Zhang, Fei Xu, Yaqin Zhang, Chenhao Li, Hongyan He, Zifeng Yang, Zengxi Li The conversion of biomass and carbon dioxide to plastics is one of the key solutions to reduce the greenhouse effect and alleviate the petroleum resource depletion. However, there is still... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Recycling lithium-ion batteries: adding value with multiple lives ()
Green Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00269K, Paper Jimmy Wu, Andrew Mackenzie, Neeraj Sharma A mixed metal compound from separation and processing of spent batteries is demonstrated to be feasible as a “second-life” anode. 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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Tailor-made β-glucosidase with increased activity at lower temperature without loss of stability and glucose tolerance ()
Green Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04166D, Paper Florian Lenz, Paul Zurek, Martina Umlauf, Iasson E. P. Tozakidis, Joachim Jose We evolved the thermophilic β-glucosidase CsBglA to 150% improvement of kcat/KM at 55 °C, exerting a specific activity of 504 U mg−1 and a KM-value of 37.1 mM, making it the bacterial β-glucosidase with highest activity known so far. 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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Upgrading 1-butanol to unsaturated, carbonyl and aromatic compounds: a new synthesis approach to produce important organic building blocks. ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00254B, Communication Jorge Andres Mora Vargas, Luiz Henrique Tofaneli Morelato, Julieth Orduna Ortega, Mauricio Boscolo, Gustavo Metzker UNSATURATED, CARBONYL AND AROMATIC PRODUCTS WERE OBTAINED BY REACTING 1-BUTANOL OR 1-BUTANOL:METHANOL MIXTURE WITH A COPPER MIXED METAL OXIDE CATALYST IN A FIXED BED REACTOR. THE SELECTIVITIES OBSERVED, MOSTLY FOR... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Recent achievements in CO2-assisted and CO2-catalyzed biomass conversion reactions ()
Green Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00095G, Critical Review Chanyeong Park, Jechan Lee Carbon dioxide (CO2) has attracted great interest as a catalyst and reaction medium for the conversion of lignocellulosic biomass into value-added commodity chemicals. 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 facile solution-phase synthetic approach for phenol-based porous organic cages and covalent organic frameworks ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04033A, Paper Lei Zhang, Rong-Ran Liang, Cheng Hang, Hai-Ying Wang, Lin Sun, Lei Xu, Dairong Liu, Zhenyi Zhang, Xingmin Zhang, Fei-Fan Chang, Shengyu Zhao, Wei Huang Porous crystalline materials, such as porous organic cages (POCs) and covalent organic frameworks (COFs), are important in a wide range of applications such as gas storage/separation, sensing and catalysis. The... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Low-temperature and purification-free stereocontrolled ring-opening polymerisation of lactide in supercritical carbon dioxide ()
Green Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00352B, Communication Simon P. Bassett, Andrew D. Russell, Paul McKeown, Isabel Robinson, Thomas R. Forder, Vincenzo Taresco, Matthew G. Davidson, Steven M. Howdle A stereoselective, solvent-free ring-opening polymerisation (ROP) of lactide (LA) in supercritical carbon dioxide (scCO2) is reported for the first time. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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The production of 4-ethyltoluene via directional valorization of lignin ()
Green Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00587H, Communication Xiaojun Shen, Qinglei Meng, Qingqing Mei, Junfeng Xiang, Huizhen Liu, Buxing Han This work reports a new strategy to directly produce 4-ethyltoluene from lignin, and the yield of 4-ethyltoluene could reach up to 9.50 wt%. 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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Hybrid alginate–protein cryogel beads: efficient and sustainable bio-based materials to purify immunoglobulin G antibodies ()
Green Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04449C, Paper Mukesh Sharma, Ana Paula M. Tavares, João C. F. Nunes, Nripat Singh, Dibyendu Mondal, Márcia C. Neves, Kamalesh Prasad, Mara G. Freire Bio-based and low-cost hybrid alginate–protein cryogel beads, which can be regenerated and reused, are efficient adsorbent materials for the purification of IgG from human serum. 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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Fabrication of Highly Proton-conductive chitosan whole-bio-membrane materials functionalized with Adenine and Adenosine Monophosphate ()
Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04104D, Paper Guanglei Zhao, Yuanyuan Chen, Xiaofeng Li, Sihan Zhang, Yuanqiu Situ Chitosan-based membrane materials are promising biomaterials with excellent biodegradability, biocompatibility, high hydrophilicity, and cost efficiency. However, their low proton conductivity greatly limits their use as proton exchange membranes. And the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Concise synthesis of α-amino cyclic boronates via multicomponent coupling of salicylaldehydes, amines, and B2(OH)4 ()
Green Chem., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00346H, Communication Wenbo Ming, Xiaocui Liu, Alexandra Friedrich, Johannes Krebs, Yudha P. Budiman, Mingming Huang, Todd B. Marder α-Amino cyclic boronates were synthesized from readily available salicylaldehydes, amines, and B2(OH)4. The process can be run at room temperature in ethanol, does not require catalysts or additives, and scale up and purification are easy. 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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Biological upgrading of 3,6-anhydro-L-galactose from agarose to a new platform chemical ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1776-1785 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04265B, Paper Dong Hyun Kim, Jing-Jing Liu, Jae Won Lee, Jeffrey G. Pelton, Eun Ju Yun, Sora Yu, Yong-Su Jin, Kyoung Heon Kim This study demonstrated the novel biological upgrading (using engineered yeast cells) of 3,6-anhydro-L-galactose, the main but untapped sugar of red macroalgal biomass, to 3,6-anhydro-L-galactitol that can be converted to various valuable chemicals including isosorbide. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Controlled assembly of secondary keratin structures for continuous and scalable production of tough fibers from chicken feathers ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1726-1734 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03896E, Paper Bingnan Mu, Faqrul Hassan, Yiqi Yang Continuous production of tough keratin fibers via high recovery of protein secondary structures. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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High-strength cellulose nanofibers produced via swelling pretreatment based on a choline chloride–imidazole deep eutectic solvent ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1763-1775 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04119B, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Juho Antti Sirviö, Kalle Hyypiö, Shirin Asaadi, Karoliina Junka, Henrikki Liimatainen A deep eutectic solvent based on choline chloride and imidazole was investigated for swelling of cellulose fibers prior to mechanical disintegration into cellulose nanofibers. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Mild and controlled lignin methylation with trimethyl phosphate: towards a precise control of lignin functionality ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1671-1680 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03890F, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Antoine Duval, Luc Avérous A novel protocol for a mild, controlled and selective methylation of lignin phenolic OH groups with trimethylphosphate has been developed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Understanding laccase/HBT-catalyzed grass delignification at the molecular level ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1735-1746 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04341A, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Roelant Hilgers, Gijs van Erven, Vincent Boerkamp, Irina Sulaeva, Antje Potthast, Mirjam A. Kabel, Jean-Paul Vincken An in-depth study on the pathways underlying wheat straw and corn stover delignification by a laccase/HBT system. New insights were obtained by comprehensive fractionation, purification and analysis. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A strategy to control the grain boundary density and Cu+/Cu0 ratio of Cu-based catalysts for efficient electroreduction of CO2 to C2 products ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1572-1576 DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00247J, Communication Chunjun Chen, Xiaofu Sun, Xupeng Yan, Yahui Wu, Mingyang Liu, Shuaishuai Liu, Zhijuan Zhao, Buxing Han Cu(OH)2/CuO nanocomposite-derived Cu2O/Cu achieves a total faradaic efficiency for C2 products of 65% via tuning the grain boundary density and Cu+/Cu0 ratio. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Muconic acid isomers as platform chemicals and monomers in the biobased economy ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1517-1541 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04161C, Critical Review Ibrahim Khalil, Greg Quintens, Tanja Junkers, Michiel Dusselier A complete overview of the chemical and biotechnological synthesis of muconic acid, its isomerization, and valorization into chemicals and polymers is presented. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Cobalt catalyzed electrochemical [4 + 2] annulation for the synthesis of sultams ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1548-1552 DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00289E, Communication Yangmin Cao, Yong Yuan, Yueping Lin, Xiaomei Jiang, Yaqing Weng, Tangwei Wang, Faxiang Bu, Li Zeng, Aiwen Lei Cobalt catalyzed electrochemical [4 + 2] annulation of sulfonamides with alkynes is demonstrated in this work, which provided a practical and environmentally friendly way to synthesize structurally diverse sultams. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synthesis and polymerisation of α-alkylidene cyclic carbonates from carbon dioxide, epoxides and the primary propargylic alcohol 1,4-butynediol ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1553-1558 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04320A, Communication Saumya Dabral, Ulrike Licht, Peter Rudolf, Gérard Bollmann, A. Stephen K. Hashmi, Thomas Schaub Using the bulk chemical 1,4-butynediol, readily available epoxides and carbon dioxide, a new series of unsubstituted exovinylene carbonates were synthesised. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Visible-light-induced decarboxylative acylation of quinoxalin-2(1H)-ones with α-oxo carboxylic acids under metal-, strong oxidant- and external photocatalyst-free conditions ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1720-1725 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03899J, Paper Long-Yong Xie, You-Shu Bai, Xiang-Qin Xu, Xia Peng, Hai-Shan Tang, Ying Huang, Ying-Wu Lin, Zhong Cao, Wei-Min He An eco-friendly visible-light-induced decarboxylative acylation of quinoxalin-2(1H)-ones and α-oxo carboxylic acids with air as the oxidant under external-photocatalyst-free conditions was established. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Continuous-flow photo-induced decarboxylative annulative access to fused imidazole derivatives via a microreactor containing immobilized ruthenium ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1565-1571 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03496J, Communication Praveen Reddy Adiyala, Seungwook Jang, Niraj K. Vishwakarma, Yoon-Ho Hwang, Dong-Pyo Kim Continuous-flow visible-light-induced decarboxylative annulation using a polydimethylsiloxane microreactor containing immobilized Ru3+ has been established for the construction of fused imidazole derivatives. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Seed- and solvent-free synthesis of ZSM-5 with tuneable Si/Al ratios for biomass hydrogenation ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1630-1638 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03622A, Paper Bin Zhang, Mark Douthwaite, Qiang Liu, Chao Zhang, Qifan Wu, Ruhui Shi, Peixuan Wu, Ke Liu, Zhuangqing Wang, Weiwei Lin, Haiyang Cheng, Ding Ma, Fengyu Zhao, Graham J. Hutchings Seed- and solvent-free synthesis of MFI zeolites with tuneable Si/Al ratios (18-∞) was achieved. The key role of F− was evidenced that forming 6-coordinated “F–Al–O–Si” species drove the formation of the zeolitic framework during crystallization. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An electrochemical method for deborylative seleno/thiocyanation of arylboronic acids under catalyst- and oxidant-free conditions ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1559-1564 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03797G, Communication Dongdong He, Jiaojiao Yao, Boling Ma, Jinghao Wei, Guangguo Hao, Xun Tuo, Shengmei Guo, Zhengjiang Fu, Hu Cai Various aryl seleno/thiocyanates have been synthesized via the electrochemical deborylative seleno/thiocyanation of arylboronic acids under ambient conditions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ethyl acetate as solvent for the synthesis of poly(2-ethyl-2-oxazoline) ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1747-1753 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03872H, Paper Maarten Vergaelen, Bart Verbraeken, Joachim F. R. Van Guyse, Annelore Podevyn, Ali Tigrine, Victor R. de la Rosa, Bryn D. Monnery, Richard Hoogenboom Addressing the polymerization of 2-ethyl-2-oxazoline (EtOx) in ethyl acetate to replace the current state-of-the-art solvents. The switch to ethyl acetate is important towards pharmaceutical compliance/compatibility of PEtOx, besides low environmental burden. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Sulfonated dendritic mesoporous silica nanospheres: a metal-free Lewis acid catalyst for the upgrading of carbohydrates ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1754-1762 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03489G, Paper Erlen Y. C. Jorge, Carolina G. S. Lima, Thiago M. Lima, Lucas Marchini, Manoj B. Gawande, Ondřej Tomanec, Rajender S. Varma, Marcio W. Paixão Lignocellulosic biomass is becoming a viable alternative or a complementary source for obtaining petroleum-derived products such as fuels, polymers and fine chemicals, among others. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synergetic combination of a mesoporous polymeric acid and a base enables highly efficient heterogeneous catalytic one-pot conversion of crude Jatropha oil into biodiesel ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1698-1709 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04135D, Paper Hu Pan, Yanan Liu, Qineng Xia, Heng Zhang, Li Guo, Hu Li, Lingchang Jiang, Song Yang Highly efficient conversion of crude Jatropha oil to biodiesel was realized under mild conditions via a synergistic catalytic system consisting of acid (MICPHPW) and base (MICPOH) catalysts using a ‘one-pot, two-step’ strategy. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Maleic acid as a dicarboxylic acid hydrotrope for sustainable fractionation of wood at atmospheric pressure and ≤100 °C: mode and utility of lignin esterification ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1605-1617 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04267A, Paper Cheng Cai, Kolby Hirth, Rolland Gleisner, Hongming Lou, Xueqing Qiu, J. Y. Zhu Maleic acid for wood fractionation at atmospheric pressure to result in carboxylated lignin with minimal condensation, light color, and to facilitate processing of fractionated solids. 2D 1H–13C HQSC and HMBC analyses confirmed lignin esterification. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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One-step electrodeposition of NixFe3−xO4/Ni hybrid nanosheet arrays as highly active and robust electrocatalysts for the oxygen evolution reaction ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1710-1719 DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00168F, Paper Dongjie Li, Suqin Liu, Guanying Ye, Weiwei Zhu, Kuangmin Zhao, Meng Luo, Zhen He NixFe3−xO4/Ni hybrid nanosheet arrays have been directly fabricated on different substrates via template-free and annealing-free one-step electrodeposition, which show excellent catalytic performance for the oxygen evolution reaction. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Selective hydrodeoxygenation of lignin phenols to alcohols in the aqueous phase over a hierarchical Nb2O5-supported Ni catalyst ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1662-1670 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03842F, Paper Wenjing Song, Yanyan He, Sitong Lai, Weikun Lai, Xiaodong Yi, Weimin Yang, Xingmao Jiang Lignin-derived phenols can be highly selectively converted to alcohols in the aqueous phase over hierarchical Ni/Nb2O5 assembled from Nb2O5 nanoplates. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Generation of ironized and multivitamin-loaded liposomes using venturi-based rapid expansion of a supercritical solution (Vent-RESS) ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1618-1629 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC04018H, Paper Farrokh Sharifi, Apratim Jash, Alireza Abbaspourrad, Syed S. H. Rizvi Ironized multivitamin-loaded liposomes were generated via supercritical-CO2 (SC-CO2) as a green solvent without using any organic solvent. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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CO2 hydrogenation to formic acid over heterogenized ruthenium catalysts using a fixed bed reactor with separation units ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1639-1649 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03685G, Paper Kwangho Park, Gunniya Hariyanandam Gunasekar, Seong-Hoon Kim, Hongjin Park, Samhwan Kim, Kiyoung Park, Kwang-Deog Jung, Sungho Yoon An integrated continuous CO2 hydrogenation to formic acid process with trickle-bed reactor is developed using a heterogeneous Ru molecular catalyst. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Visible light-assisted reduction of CO2 into formaldehyde by heteroleptic ruthenium metal complex–TiO2 hybrids in an aqueous medium ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1650-1661 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03549D, Paper Alok Kumar, Rajakumar Ananthakrishnan Reduction of CO2 was achieved by Ru(II) complex-TiO2 hybrid under visible light in an aqueous neutral medium. The major product formaldehyde was obtained with trace of CO and CH4. Further, in situ formed CH2O was reacted with an amine to arrive useful products. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Catalytic O–H bond insertion reactions using surface modified sewage sludge as a catalyst ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1594-1604 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03428E, Paper Zhipeng Zhang, Yang Yu, Fei Huang, Xiangyan Yi, Yao Xu, Yide He, Jonathan B. Baell, He Huang More economically and greener surface modified sewage sludge for carbene insertion of diazo compounds into O–H bond of phenols with good yields and high functional group tolerance. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ecotoxicological assessment of pharmaceuticals and personal care products using predictive toxicology approaches ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1458-1516 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03265G, Critical Review Supratik Kar, Hans Sanderson, Kunal Roy, Emilio Benfenati, Jerzy Leszczynski The present review critically assesses the hazardous potential of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) in the environment and the description of the important in silico modeling approaches for assessing the toxicity of PPCPs towards diverse organisms. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Fast synthesis of hierarchical Al-free Ti-BEA plate-like nanocrystals from low-templated dry gel via a steam-assisted conversion method ()
Green Chem., 2020, 22,1681-1697 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03869H, Paper Yuying Luo, Yadong Zhu, Jianguo Pan, Xiaohui Chen A hierarchical nanosized Ti-BEA zeolite prepared via a green steam-assisted conversion (SAC) method. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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