Green Chemistry


Extraction and milking of astaxanthin from Haematococcus pluvialis cultures ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01273G, Paper Chiara Samori, Laura Pezzolesi, Paola Galletti, Margherita Semeraro, Emilio Tagliavini The microalga Haematococcus pluvialis is capable to accumulate natural astaxanthin when subjected to external stress and shifted towards a red-cysts phase, characterized by a robust and multilayered cell wall. In... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Cascade utilization of lignocellulosic biomass to high-value products ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00473D, Tutorial Review Yanrong Liu, Yi Nie, Xingmei Lu, xiangping zhang, Hongyan He, Fengjiao Pan, Le Zhou, Xue Liu, Xiaoyan Ji, Suojiang Zhang Lignocellulosic biomass is a potential sustainable feedstock to replace fossil fuels. However, the complex structure of biomass makes it difficult to convert into high-value products. How to utilize lignocellulosic biomass... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Catalytic Production of Renewable Lubricant Base-Oils from Bio-Based 2-Alkylfurans and Enals ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01044K, Paper Sibao Liu, Basudeb Saha, Dion Vlachos Lubricants are an essential part of modern society with an over $146 billion market but have significant environmental footprint. Bio-based lubricant base-oils can offer performance advantages over existing oils and... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Photocatalyzed oxidative dehydrogenation of hydrazobenzenes to azobenzenes ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01235D, Paper Haiping Lv, Ronibala Devi Laishram, Jiayan Li, Yongyun Zhou, Dandan Xu, Sagar More, Yuze Dai, Baomin Fan Visible light mediated oxidative dehydrogenation of hydrazobenzenes under an ambient atmosphere using an organic dye as a photocatalyst was 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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Hydrogen peroxide driven biocatalysis ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00633H, Critical Review B. O. Burek, S. Bormann, F. Hollmann, J. Z. Bloh, D. Holtmann Peroxyzymes – biocatalysts utilizing environmentally benign hydrogen peroxide as a co-substrate – are a promising class of enzymes catalyzing a variety of important C–H and CC oxidations. This review critically examines recent developments in this field and the opportunities for industrial applications. 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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Anion (O, N, C, and S) vacancies promoted photocatalytic nitrogen fixation ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01010F, Critical Review Chengliang Mao, Jiaxian Wang, Yunjie Zou, Hao Li, Guangming Zhan, Jie Li, Jincai Zhao, Lizhi Zhang Mild-condition nitrogen fixation using “green” solar energy, merely requiring a solar-to-NH3 (STA) efficiency of 0.1% for potential use, is a promising alternative to the Haber–Bosch process but remains a great challenge. 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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Facile preparation of loess-coated membranes for multifunctional surfactant-stabilized oil-in-water emulsion separation ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00747D, Paper Xiaoyang Wang, Mouji Li, Yongqian Shen, Yaoxia Yang, Hua Feng, Jian Li Underwater superoleophobic loess-coated PVDF membranes were used for efficient oil-in-water emulsion separation as well as multifunctional water remediation. 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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Continuous manufacturing - the Green Chemistry promise? ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00773C, Critical Review Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Klavs F Jensen, Luke Rogers Continuous manufacturing and Green Chemistry, are two promising approaches to synthesis with underutilized potential that are gaining traction by the wider pharmaceutical community. We review Green Chemistry advances resulting when... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Visible-light-induced condensation cyclization to synthesize benzimidazoles using fluorescein as photocatalyst ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01359H, Paper zhuofei Li, He Song, Rui Guo, Minghui Zuo, Chuanfu Hou, Shouneng Sun, Xin He, Zhizhong Sun, Wenyi Chu A mild strategy for the visible-light-induced for synthesis of benzimidazoles was developed using aromatic aldehydes and o-phenylenediamines as the substrates. Using of an organic dye, fluorescein, as an innoxious photocatalyst... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Biocatalytic synthesis of panthenyl monoacyl esters in Ionic Liquids and Deep Eutectic Solvents ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01076A, Paper Pedro Lozano, Elena Alvarez, Susana Nieto, Rocio Villa, Juana M. Bernal, Antonio Donaire The enzymatic synthesis of six panthenyl monoacyl esters (PMEs) was carried out by the direct esterification of fatty acids (i.e. capric, lauric, myristic, palmitic, oleic and linoleic acids, respectively) with... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Catalytic Synthesis of Distillate-Range Ethers and Olefins from Ethanol through Guerbet Coupling and Etherification ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01290G, Paper Nathaniel Eagan, Benjamin J Moore, Daniel James McClelland, Ashley M Wittrig, Emmanuel Canales, Michael P Lanci, George Huber Synthesis of distillate-range fuels from biomass-derived alcohols has recently received considerable attention due to projected increases in the demands of these fuels and the extensive commercialization of alcohol production. Here... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Supercritical methanol depolymerization and hydrodeoxygenation of lignin and biomass over reduced copper porous metal oxides ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00589G, Paper Daniel J. McClelland, Peter H. Galebach, Ali Hussain Motagamwala, Ashley M. Wittrig, Steven D. Karlen, J. Scott Buchanan, James A. Dumesic, George W. Huber Supercritical methanol upgrading with a CuMgAlOx catalyst is effective at depolymerizing and hydrodeoxygenating lignin into monomers and oligomers. 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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Electrochemical halogenation/semi-pinacol rearrangement of allylic alcohols using inorganic halide salt: an eco-friendly route to the synthesis of β-halocarbonyls ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01152H, Communication Chao Chen, Jun-Chen Kang, Chen Mao, Jia-Wei Dong, Yu-Yang Xie, Tong-Mei Ding, Yong-Qiang Tu, Zhi-Min Chen, Shu-Yu Zhang An electrochemical halogenation/semi-pinacol rearrangement of allylic alcohols using inorganic halide salt as the halogen source 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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Self-solidification ionic liquids as heterogeneous catalysts for biodiesel production ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00195F, Paper Xiaocheng Lin, Xiaomei Ling, Jinyi Chen, Meichen Li, Tongwen Xu, Ting Qiu A simple and mild method has been developed to fabricate solid ionic liquids with high catalytic activity and excellent stability for efficient biodiesel 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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High Efficient Electrochemical Conversion of CO2 and NaCl to CO and NaClO ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01099H, Communication Fengjiao Quan, Guangming Zhan, Huan Shang, Yahui Huang, Falong Jia, Lizhi Zhang, Zhihui Ai A robust electrocatalyst based on iron single-atoms was developed for CO2 reduction with high Faradaic efficiency over 99.6%. The cathodic CO2 reduction was then coupled with anodic production of hypochlorite,... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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MC-1. A “designer” surfactant engineered for peptide synthesis in water at room temperature ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2610-2614 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01050E, Communication Margery Cortes-Clerget, Summer E. Spink, Gregory P. Gallagher, Laurent Chaisemartin, Edith Filaire, Jean-Yves Berthon, Bruce H. Lipshutz A novel, solvent-inspired surfactant has been developed, where the core of its derived micelles is designed to accommodate peptide synthesis. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Cellulose hydrolysis by Clostridium thermocellum is agnostic to substrate structural properties in contrast to fungal cellulases ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2810-2822 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00262F, Paper Ninad Kothari, Samarthya Bhagia, Maher Zaher, Yunqiao Pu, Ashutosh Mittal, Chang Geun Yoo, Michael E. Himmel, Arthur J. Ragauskas, Rajeev Kumar, Charles E. Wyman Unlike fungal enzymes, C. thermocellum digestion of lignocellulosic biomass is largely unaffected by cellulose properties once cellulose is made macro-accessible. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Enzymatic synthesis of new hepoxilins and trioxilins from polyunsaturated fatty acids ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01031A, Paper In-Gyu Lee, Jung-Ung An, Yoon-Joo Ko, Jin-Byung Park, Deok-Kun Oh Hepoxilins (HXs) and trioxilins (TrXs) are lipid mediators that regulate diverse physiological processes at trace amounts in humans. 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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Glycerol conversion to high-value chemicals: the implication of unnatural α-amino acid syntheses using natural resources ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2615-2620 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00755E, Communication Yun Ji Park, Jung Woon Yang Transition-metal-free, oxidative dehomologation of O-benzylglycerol to high-value chemicals and their application to unnatural α-amino acids using natural resources are demonstrated. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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2D green SPPS: green solvents for on-resin removal of acid sensitive protecting groups and lactamization ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2594-2600 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00898E, Communication Jan Pawlas, Biljana Antonic, Marika Lundqvist, Thomas Svensson, Jens Finnman, Jon H. Rasmussen An SPPS method for the on-resin removal of acid labile protecting groups using TFA/TIS in EtOAc/MeCN and lactamization with PyBOP/DIEA in NBP/EtOAc is reported. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synthesis of functionalized tetrahydrofuran derivatives from 2,5-dimethylfuran through cascade reactions ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2601-2609 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01060B, Communication J. Li, E. Muller, M. Pera-Titus, F. Jérôme, K. De Oliveira Vigier Convenient catalytic route for selectively functionalizing the methyl group of an important bio-based furanic derivatives (DMF). The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Catalytic valorization of the acetate fraction of biomass to aromatics and its integration into the carboxylate platform ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2801-2809 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00513G, Paper Bartosz Rozmysłowicz, Jher Hau Yeap, Ahmed M. I. Elkhaiary, Masoud Talebi Amiri, Robert L. Shahab, Ydna M. Questell-Santiago, Charilaos Xiros, Benjamin P. Le Monnier, Michael H. Studer, Jeremy S. Luterbacher Single step upgrading of biomass-derived short carboxylic acids to a jet fuel additive. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Engineering faster transglycosidases and their acceptor specificity ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2823-2836 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00621D, Paper Linh T. Tran, Vincent Blay, Sukanya Luang, Chatchakorn Eurtivong, Sunaree Choknud, Humbert González-Díaz, James R. Ketudat Cairns Transglycosidases have potential to catalyze the synthesis of high-value compounds from biomass-derived feedstocks. Cheminformatics can help design more active and versatile catalysts and discover new substrates. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Diol pretreatment to fractionate a reactive lignin in lignocellulosic biomass biorefineries ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2788-2800 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00596J, Paper Chengyu Dong, Xianzhi Meng, Chi Shun Yeung, Ho-Yin TSE, Arthur J. Ragauskas, Shao-Yuan Leu α-Etherification in diol pretreatment quenched lignin intermediate and produced a reactive lignin with hydroxyl tails. Hydroxyl tails increased lignin solubilization without cleavage of β-O-4 ether linkages. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Inhibiting degradation of cellulose dissolved in ionic liquids via amino acids ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2777-2787 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00334G, Paper Jiming Yang, Xingmei Lu, Xiaoqian Yao, Yao Li, Yongqing Yang, Qing Zhou, Suojiang Zhang By adding L-arginine, cellulose degradation was inhibited in [C4mim]Cl with a 90% regeneration rate after 24 h at 130 °C. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Direct electrosynthesis for N-alkyl-C3-halo-indoles using alkyl halide as both alkylating and halogenating building blocks ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2732-2738 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00913B, Paper Linhao Sun, Xing Zhang, Chenguang Wang, Huailong Teng, Jimei Ma, Zilong Li, Hao Chen, Hong Jiang An electrochemically induced tandem reaction has been developed for selective N1-alkylation and C3-halogenation of indoles. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Solvent-free synthesis and reactivity of nickel(II) borohydride and nickel(II) hydride ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2752-2758 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC04058C, Paper Sakthi Raje, Raja Angamuthu Transition metal-hydrides are highly useful in organic transformations of industrial importance yet synthesizing them or their precursor metal-borohydrides in high yield is cumbersome due to their high reactivity and sensitivity towards air and many common solvents. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Metal-free and benign approach for the synthesis of dihydro-5′H-spiro[benzo[c]chromene-8,4′-oxazole]-5′,6(7H)-dione scaffolds as masked amino acids ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2656-2661 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00428A, Paper Behnaz Shafiee, Joseph Duffield, Rudy Timm, Rohana Liyanage, Jackson O. Lay, Ahmad R. Khosropour, Hadi Amiri Rudbari, M. Hassan Beyzavi Eco-friendly one-pot synthesis of new masked amino acids is described. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A designed bi-functional sugar-based surfactant: micellar catalysis for C–X coupling reaction in water ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2771-2776 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00964G, Paper Xin Ge, Shihui Zhang, Xinzhi Chen, Xuemin Liu, Chao Qian A bi-functional sugar-based surfactant ALA14 was designed as the ligand and micelle constructor and demonstrated to promote the copper-catalyzed C–X coupling reaction in water. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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High-yield synthesis of glucooligosaccharides (GlOS) as potential prebiotics from glucose via non-enzymatic glycosylation ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2686-2698 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00663J, Paper Ning Li, Zening Wang, Tianjiao Qu, Joseph Kraft, Jee-Hwan Oh, Jan-Peter van Pijkeren, George W. Huber, Xuejun Pan Glucooligosaccharides with potential prebiotic functions were synthesized from glucose in high yield and selectivity in acidic lithium bromide trihydrate medium. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Enhancing electroreduction of CO2 over Bi2WO6 nanosheets by oxygen vacancies ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2589-2593 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00479C, Communication Mengen Chu, Chunjun Chen, Weiwei Guo, Lu Lu, Yahui Wu, Haihong Wu, Mingyuan He, Buxing Han The rich oxygen vacancies in Bi2WO6 nanosheets can efficiently enhance CO2 electroreduction to CO. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Metal-free ATRP “grafting from” technique for renewable cellulose graft copolymers ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2759-2770 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00138G, Paper Chuanwei Lu, Chunpeng Wang, Juan Yu, Jifu Wang, Fuxiang Chu Photoinduced metal-free “grafting from” atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP) has been successfully applied to the fabrication of renewable cellulose graft copolymers with the aid of 2-bromo-2-phenylacetyl ester-modified ethyl cellulose as the macroinitiator. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Greening chemistry and ecotoxicology towards sustainable environmental quality ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2575-2582 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC03893G, Perspective Bryan W. Brooks Pursuit of sustainable environmental quality is a noble goal, but global megatrends, highlighted by concentration of chemical use in cities faster than implementation of waste management systems, present emerging risks to public health and the environment. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synthesis of gasoline and jet fuel range cycloalkanes and aromatics from poly(ethylene terephthalate) waste ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2709-2719 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00571D, Paper Hao Tang, Ning Li, Guangyi Li, Aiqin Wang, Yu Cong, Guoliang Xu, Xiaodong Wang, Tao Zhang Gasoline and jet fuel range C7–C8 cycloalkanes and aromatics were synthesized for the first time in high overall yield (∼95%) from poly(ethylene terephthalate) waste. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A facile ionic liquid approach to prepare cellulose-rich aerogels directly from corn stalks ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2699-2708 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00282K, Paper Xiaoqian Li, Xingmei Lu, Jiming Yang, Zhaoyang Ju, Ying Kang, Junli Xu, Suojiang Zhang Cellulose-rich aerogels were prepared through a one-step approach whereby lignin was separated from the other components of corn stalks using a coupled solvent system: IL and ASA. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Harnessing the reactivity of poly(methylhydrosiloxane) for the reduction and cyclization of biomass to high-value products ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2662-2669 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00705A, Paper Nicholas M. Hein, Youngran Seo, Stephen J. Lee, Michel R. Gagné Poly(methylhydrosiloxane) (PMHS) has been examined for its ability to reduce and subsequently cyclize carbohydrate substrates using catalytic tris(pentafluorophenyl)borane (BCF). The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Chemo-enzymatic pathways toward pinene-based renewable materials ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2720-2731 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00718K, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. A. Stamm, M. Tengdelius, B. Schmidt, J. Engström, P. O. Syrén, L. Fogelström, E. Malmström Chemo-enzymatic conversion of underutilized forest-waste products into multi-functional polymers. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Metal–acid nanoplate-supported ultrafine Ru nanoclusters for efficient catalytic fractionation of lignin into aromatic alcohols ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2739-2751 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC03440K, Paper Naseeb Ullah, Atheer Hameid Odda, Kuang Liang, Miza Ali Kombo, Shafaq Sahar, Liu-Bo Ma, Xiao-Xiang Fang, An-Wu Xu A novel metal–acid strategy that affords dual functionalities in the one-pot fractionation of lignin to phenolic compounds with excellent selectivity. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Novel macroalgae (seaweed) biorefinery systems for integrated chemical, protein, salt, nutrient and mineral extractions and environmental protection by green synthesis and life cycle sustainability assessments ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2635-2655 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00607A, Paper Jhuma Sadhukhan, Siddharth Gadkari, Elias Martinez-Hernandez, Kok Siew Ng, Mobolaji Shemfe, Enelio Torres-Garcia, Jim Lynch Highly efficient macroalgae based chemical factories and environmental protection have been comprehensively studied for the first time to displace fossil resources to mitigate climate change impact. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Highly regioselective and sustainable solar click reaction: a new post-synthetic modified triazole organic polymer as a recyclable photocatalyst for regioselective azide–alkyne cycloaddition reaction ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2677-2685 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00894B, Paper Dolly Yadav, Nem Singh, Tae Wu Kim, Jae Young Kim, No-Joong Park, Jin-Ook Baeg Sustainable and highly regioselective solar light-assisted approach for the azide–alkyne cycloaddition reaction using a perylene-derived post-synthetic modified triazole-linked organic polymer photocatalyst. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Conversion of CO2 to value-added products mediated by ionic liquids ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2544-2574 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00827F, Critical Review Yu Chen, Tiancheng Mu The thermal, electrochemical and photochemical conversion of CO2 mediated by ionic liquids is systematically reviewed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Advances in energy systems for valorization of aqueous byproducts generated from hydrothermal processing of biomass and systems thinking ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2518-2543 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC03611J, Critical Review Yexuan Gu, Xuesong Zhang, Brian Deal, Lujia Han, Jilu Zheng, Haoxi Ben Advances in energy systems for the valorization of the aqueous byproduct generated from the hydrothermal processing of biomass: a perspective and review of the recent progress. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ionic liquids tethered to a preorganised 1,2-diamide motif for extraction of lanthanides ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2583-2588 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00089E, Communication Robert Boyd, Lili Jin, Peter Nockemann, Peter K. J. Robertson, Lorenzo Stella, Ritesh Ruhela, Kenneth R. Seddon, H. Q. Nimal Gunaratne The synthesis and metal binding ability of a novel 1,2-diamide functionalised ionic liquid system for lanthanide extractions from water is described in this communication. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Visible-light-induced metal and reagent-free oxidative coupling of sp2 C–H bonds with organo-dichalcogenides: synthesis of 3-organochalcogenyl indoles ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2670-2676 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00007K, Paper Vandana Rathore, Sangit Kumar Here, a unique visible-light-induced method for the organochalcogenation of the sp2 C–H bonds of indoles and aniline has been presented using diaryl dichalcogenides (S, Se, and Te) and oxygen as an oxidant avoiding a photocatalyst, base, catalyst, and reagent in acetone. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Reductive dehalogenation and dehalogenative sulfonation of phenols and heteroaromatics with sodium sulfite in an aqueous medium ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2621-2628 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00467J, Paper Monika Tomanová, Lukáš Jedinák, Petr Cankař Prototropic tautomerism was used as a tool for the reductive dehalogenation of (hetero)aryl bromides and iodides, or dehalogenative sulfonation of (hetero)aryl chlorides and fluorides, using sodium sulfite as the sole reagent in an aqueous medium. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Aerobic oxidative desulfurization coupling of Co polyanion catalysts and p-TsOH-based deep eutectic solvents through a biomimetic approach ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2629-2634 DOI: 10.1039/C8GC03941K, Paper Lulu Sun, Ting Su, Jiajia Xu, Dongmei Hao, Weiping Liao, Yuchao Zhao, Wanzhong Ren, Changliang Deng, Hongying Lü The use of coupled catalytic systems with ETMs facilitates the reaction process by transporting electrons from catalysts to the oxidant along a low-energy pathway and, finally, DBT was prone to oxidize to DBTO2. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Graphite Oxide- and Graphene Oxide-supported Catalysts for Microwave-assisted Glucose Isomerisation in Water ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00734B, Paper Iris K. M. Yu, Xinni Xiong, Dan CW Tsang, Yun Hau Ng, James Clark, Jiajun Fan, Shicheng Zhang, Changwei Hu, Yong Sik Ok Graphite (G), graphite oxide (GIO), and graphene oxide (GO) were evaluated for the first time as carbonaceous supports to synthesise heterogeneous Lewis acid catalysts, via simple AlCl3 pretreatment followed by... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ambient and aerobic carbon-carbon bond cleavage toward α-ketoester synthesis by transition-metal-free photocatalysis ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01357A, Paper Qing Yu, Yating Zhang, Jie-Ping Wan The α-oxoesterification of the C=C double in readily available enaminones enabling efficient synthesis of α-ketoesters is developed. The reactions showing general tolerance to the reactions of primary and secondary alcohols... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Pilot-scale hydrothermal pretreatment and optimized saccharification enables bisabolene production from multiple feedstocks ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00323A, Paper José A. Pérez Pimienta, Gabriella Papa, Alberto Rodriguez, Carolina A. Barcelos, Ling Liang, Vitalie Stavila, Arturo Sanchez, John M. Gladden, Blake A. Simmons Bisabolene bioconversion is demonstrated using pilot-scale hydrothermal pretreated biomass using four feedstocks with in-depth characterization analysis. 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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Biocatalyzed route for the preparation of surface-deacetylated chitin nanofibers ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00857H, Paper Wenbo Ye, Huazhong Ma, Liang Liu, Juan Yu, Jiangli Lai, Yaowei Fang, Yimin Fan Schematic diagram of a novel approach to prepare chitin nanofibers via CDA. 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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Electrochemical anion pool synthesis of amides with concurrent benzyl ester synthesis ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00707E, Paper D. M. M. Mevan Dissanayake, Alex D. Melville, Aaron K. Vannucci An atom economic, electrochemical, concurrent synthesis of amides and benzoic esters. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Boric acid-based ternary deep eutectic solvent for extraction and oxidative desulfurization of diesel fuel ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01004A, Paper Wei Jiang, Hao Jia, Hongping Li, Linhua Zhu, Runming Tao, Wenshuai Zhu, Huaming Li, Sheng Dai Ternary deep eutectic solvents were used for ODS of fuels (DESs) for the first time although most research continues to be focused on binary DESs. 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 non-symmetrical alkyl carbonates from alcohols and DMC over the nanocrystalline ZSM-5 zeolite ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00541B, Communication Durgaiah Chevella, Arun Kumar Macharla, Rammurthy Banothu, Krishna Sai Gajula, Vasu Amrutham, Murali Boosa, Narender Nama A novel heterogeneous acid catalyzed highly selective synthesis of non-symmetrical alkyl carbonates from alcohols and DMC 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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Integration of phosphine ligands and ionic liquids both in structure and properties – a new strategy for separation, recovery, and recycling of homogeneous catalyst ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00679F, Paper Xin Jin, Jianying Feng, Hongbing Song, Jiajun Yao, Qingqing Ma, Mei Zhang, Cong Yu, Shumei Li, Shitao Yu Integration of phosphine ligand and ionic liquid – a new strategy for separation, recovery, and recycling of homogeneous 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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Polyhydroxyalkanoate-derived hydrogen-bond donors for the synthesis of new deep eutectic solvents ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00387H, Paper Katarzyna Haraźna, Karolina Walas, Patrycja Urbańska, Tomasz Witko, Wojciech Snoch, Agnieszka Siemek, Barbara Jachimska, Marcel Krzan, Bogna D. Napruszewska, Małgorzata Witko, Szczepan Bednarz, Maciej Guzik Polyhydroxyalkanoate monomers can serve as deep eutectic solvents components. 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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System-level analysis and life cycle assessment of CO2 and fossil-based formic acid strategies ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01280J, Paper Yuchan Ahn, Jaewon Byun, Dongin Kim, Beom-Sik Kim, Cheol-Seung Lee, Jeehoon Han Formic acid (FA, HCOOH) using carbon dioxide (CO2) as a feedstock is sufficient to be synthesized on an industrial scale because it can be used as a carrier of hydrogen... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Visible-light-induced radical cyclization of N-allylbenzamide with CF3SO2Na to trifluoromethylated dihydroisoquinolinones in water at room temperature ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00938H, Paper Long Zou, Pinhua Li, Bin Wang, Lei Wang A green and efficient strategy for the preparation of trifluoromethylated dihydroisoquinolinones via visible-light photoredox catalyzed radical cyclization of N‑allylbenzamide with CF3SO2Na in water at room temperature was developed. This photocatalytic... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Hydrotreating of biocrudes derived from hydrothermal liquefaction and lipid extraction for the high-lipid Scenedesmus ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00673G, Paper Shun Tang, Ze Shi, Xiaohan Tang, Xiaoyi Yang Biocrudes derived from hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL) and lipid extraction (EXT) of the high-lipid Scenedesmus were hydrotreated to investigate the influences of feedstock on the profiles of hydrotreating biofuels. As to... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Photosynthetic production of the nitrogen-rich compound guanidine ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01003C, Communication Bo Wang, Tao Dong, Aldon Myrlie, Liping Gu, Huilan Zhu, Wei Xiong, PinChing Maness, Ruanbao Zhou, Jianping Yu Direct photosynthesis of the nitrogen-rich compound guanidine from CO2 and N2. 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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CuI anchored onto mesoporous SBA-16 functionalized by aminated 3-glycidyloxypropyltrimethoxysilane with thiosemicarbazide (SBA-16/GPTMS-TSC-CuI): a heterogeneous mesostructured catalyst for S-arylation reaction under solvent-free conditions ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC03931C, Paper Sara S. E. Ghodsinia, Batool Akhlaghinia The catalytic activity of SBA-16/GPTMS-TSC-CuI as a novel and efficient heterogeneous catalyst was investigated for S-arylation reaction under solvent-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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Woody species: a new bio-based material for dual Ca/Mg catalysis with remarkable Lewis acidity properties ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00770A, Paper Pierre-Alexandre Deyris, Pauline Adler, Eddy Petit, Yves-Marie Legrand, Claude Grison Advances in green catalysis have promoted the development of a new generation of ecocatalysts prepared from common tree species. 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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CO2 conversion by high-dose rate electron beam irradiation: one-step, metal-free and simultaneous production of H2, CO, CH4, C2H6 and organic acids from an acid-decomposed CaCO3/additive EtOH mixture ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00525K, Paper Yoichi Hosokawa, Shuji Kajiya, Ayako Ohshima, Nobuhiro Ishida, Masakazu Washio, Arimitsu Usuki The reduction in CO2 emissions is an important issue across many industries. 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 multicomponent two-step strategy for the synthesis of polysubstituted pyrrolo[3,2-c]pyridin-4-ones using a solid acid as a recyclable catalyst ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01120J, Paper Chunmei Li, Furen Zhang, Chenze Qi A two-step strategy for the synthesis of polysubstituted pyrrolo[3,2-c]pyridin-4-ones using a solid acid as a recyclable 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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Selective hydrodeoxygenation of lignin oil to valuable phenolics over Au/Nb2O5 in water ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00327D, Paper Lin Dong, Yu Xin, Xiaohui Liu, Yong Guo, Chih-Wen Pao, Jeng-Lung Chen, Yanqin Wang A single-step catalytic process is presented for selective hydrodeoxygenation of lignin oil to valuable phenolics over Au/Nb2O5 in water. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Direct hydroxyethylation of amines by carbohydrates via ruthenium catalysis ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01195A, Paper Le Jia, Mohamed Makha, Chen-Xia Du, Zheng-Jun Quan, Xi-Cun Wang, Yuehui Li A halogen-free catalytic methodology for the synthesis of β-amino alcohols from aromatic amines and biomass-related carbohydrates is demonstrated 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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Convergent production of 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid from biomass and CO2 ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00869A, Communication Hua Zhou, Huanghui Xu, Xueke Wang, Yun Liu We report a rationally designed process for complete lignocellulose conversion and CO2 utilization to convergently produce 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) that can be used in bioplastics and resins. 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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Short-time deep eutectic solvent pretreatment for enhanced enzymatic saccharification and lignin valorization ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00704K, Paper Zongwei Guo, Qilin Zhang, Tingting You, Xun Zhang, Feng Xu, Yuying Wu In the present study, two kinds of deep eutectic solvents (DESs) were facilely prepared and adopted to drastically disturb the recalcitrance of corncobs for further boosting sugar yields and obtaining valorized lignin by-products while reducing treatment times. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Highly selective and low-temperature hydrothermal conversion of natural oils to fatty alcohols ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01260E, Paper Arif Ali, Bolong Li, Yijian Lu, Chen Zhao In this contribution, we report a facile and green process for the quantitative transformation of natural oils, fatty esters, and fatty acids to fatty alcohols over N-modified carbon (N–C) supported RuSn catalysts in water at low temperatures (140–180 °C). 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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Oxidation of a wood extractive betulin to biologically active oxo-derivatives using supported gold catalysts ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00949C, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Ekaterina Kolobova, Ekaterina Pakrieva, Sónia A.C. Carabineiro, Nina Bogdanchikova, Andrey Kharlanov, Sergey Olegovich Kazantsev, Jarl Hemming, Päivi Mäki-Arvela, Alexey Pestryakov, Dmitry Murzin Liquid-phase oxidation of betulin aiming to obtain its biologically active oxo-derivatives (betulone, betulonic and betulinic aldehydes) was demonstrated for the first time over gold-based catalysts. Gold was deposited on pristine... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Multi-component Syntheses of Diverse 5-Fluoroalkyl-1,2,3-Triazoles Facilitated by the Air Oxidation and Copper catalysis ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00647H, Paper Anlian Zhu, Xiaofang Xing, Shilei Wang, Donghe Yuan, Gongming Zhu, Mingwei Geng, Yuan-Yang Guo, Guisheng Zhang, Lingjun Li Air is the ideal oxidant due to its abundance, low cost and lack of toxic by-products. However, catalytic aerobic oxidation reaction using air as the oxidant is still challenging due... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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The cooperative effect of Lewis and Brønsted acid sites on Sn-MCM-41catalysts for the conversion of 1,3-dihydroxyacetone to ethyl lactate ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00820A, Paper Kyung-Duk Kim, Zichun Wang, Yijiao Jiang, Michael Hunger, Jun Huang Lactic acid and alkyl lactates are widely applied in the production of food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, organic synthesis and biodegradable polymers. They can be prepared via one-pot synthesis from renewable trioses,... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Boosting the Activity of Catalytic Oxidation of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural to 2,5-Diformylfuran Over Nitrogen-Doped Manganese Oxide Catalysts ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01041F, Communication Qingping Ke, Yangxin Jin, Fei Ruan, Minh Ngoc Ha, Dandan Li, Peixin Cui, Yali Cao, Hao Wang, Tingting Wang, Van Noi Nguyen , xinya han, Xi Wang, Ping Cui Approaches for the catalytic oxidation of biomass-based 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) into valuable chemicals are in great demand but their development is still challenging. Here we present nitrogen-doped manganese oxide (N-MnO2) catalysts... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Water determines the products: an unexpected Brønsted acid-catalyzed PO–R cleavage of P(III) esters selectively producing P(O)–H and P(O)–R compounds ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01254K, Communication Chunya Li, Qi Wang, Jian-Qiu Zhang, Jingjing Ye, Ju Xie, Qing Xu, Li-Biao Han Water is unexpectedly found to determine a TfOH-catalyzed C–O cleavage reaction of trialkyl phosphites to produce H-phosphonates or alkylphosphonates selectively. 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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Enzymatic synthesis of supported CdS quantum dot/reduced graphene oxide photocatalysts ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00097F, Paper Leah C. Spangler, Joseph P. Cline, John D. Sakizadeh, Christopher J. Kiely, Steven McIntosh Biomineralization provides a route towards scalable, aqueous phase synthesis of heterostructured photocatalysts for solar driven hydrogen 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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Valorization of olive mill wastewater for the development of biobased polymer films with antioxidant properties using eco-friendly processes ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00828D, Paper Hassina Akretche, Guillaume Pierre, Ramdane Moussaoui, Philippe Michaud, Cédric Delattre A green chemistry process to produce eco-friendly antioxidant biobased polymer films from olive mill wastewater. 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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Fiber-supported Fe(III) complex catalyst in spinning basket reactor for cleaner ring-opening of epoxides with alcohols ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00987F, Paper Xian-Lei Shi, Benyu Sun, Qianqian Hu, Yongju Chen, Peigao Duan Herein, a newly designed fiber-supported iron catalyst was successfully synthesized by rooting diamine ligands into the surface layer of commercially available polyacrylonitrile fiber and then utilizing the diamine groups to... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A designer natural deep eutectic solvent to recycle the cofactor in alcohol dehydrogenase-catalysed processes. ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00318E, Communication Ángela Mourelle-Insua, Iván Lavandera, Vicente Gotor-Fernandez Deep eutectic solvents (DES) represent nowadays a sustainable alternative to traditional organic solvents in (bio)transformations. Herein, the use of a solvent composed by an aqueous buffer and choline chloride: glucose... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Towards sustainable Elastomers from CO2: Life Cycle Assessment of Carbon Capture and Utilization for Rubbers ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00267G, Paper Raoul Meys, Arne Kätelhön, André Bardow Elastomers have been recently proposed to integrate CO2 as carbon feedstock. These elastomers are produced by reacting carbon dioxide with propylene oxides and maleic anhydride. The resulting cross-linkable polyether carbonate... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Direct transformation of lignin into fluorescence-switchable graphene quantum dots and their application in ultrasensitive profiling of physiological oxidant ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01012B, Paper Ruibin Wang, guangjie xia, wentao zhong, lei chen, Liheng Chen, Yang-Gang Wang, yonggang min, kaixin li Biomass transformation into value-added products offers a solution to the end-up issue of agricultural and forestry wastes and provides a sustainable approach towards a circular material economy. Here we report... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Biphasic Biocatalysis using a CO2-Switchable Pickering Emulsion ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8GC03879A, Paper Shijie Yu, Duyan Zhang, Jianzhong Jiang, Zhenggang Cui, Wenshui Xia, Bernie Binks, Hengquan Yang Recyclable biphasic biocatalysis such as the hydrolysis of olive oil and the esterification of octanol with oleic acid were performed in a CO2/N2-switchable Pickering oil-in-water emulsion stabilized by silica nanoparticles... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Recent Advances in Hydrodeoxygenation of Biomass-Derived Oxygenates over Heterogeneous Catalysts ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01210A, Critical Review Soosan Kim, Eilhann E. Kwon, Yong Tae Kim, Sungyup Jung, Hyung Ju Kim, George W. Huber, Jechan Lee Hydrodeoxygenation (HDO) using heterogeneous catalysts has received considerable attention as a way of converting biomass-derived oxygenates into renewable fuels and chemicals. HDO involves combinations of different reactions such as hydrogenation,... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Multi tasking hydrated ionic liquid as a sustainable media for the processing of waste human hair: A biorefinery approach ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00542K, Paper Nripat Singh, Kamalesh Prasad The abundance and unique characteristics of keratin containing natural protein fibres such as wool and silk envisage their resourcing as alternative to certain petroleum based polymers. Among keratin containing resources,... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Transition-metal-free carbonylation of aryl halides with arylboronic acids by utilizing stoichiometric CHCl3 as the carbon monoxide-precursor ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00598F, Communication Fangning Xu, Dan Li, Wei Han A transition-metal-free, carbon monoxide-free, and general methodology for carbonylative Suzuki coupling 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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A mild synthesis of substituted 1,8-naphthyridines ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00408D, Paper Edward C. Anderson, Helen F. Sneddon, Christopher J. Hayes A mild synthesis of substituted 1,8-naphthyridines from 2-aminonicotinaldehyde is described. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synthesis of functionalized 3-isochromanones via metal-free intramolecular alkoxylation-initiated cascade cyclization ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01030K, Paper Ying-Qi Zhang, Xin-Qi Zhu, Yin Xu, Hao-Zhen Bu, Jia-Le Wang, Tong-Yi Zhai, Jin-Mei Zhou, Long-Wu Ye A metal-free intramolecular alkoxylation-initiated cascade cyclization of allyl ether-tethered ynamides has been developed, leading to functionalized 3-isochromanones in high yields. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A mild method to prepare high molecular weight poly(butylene furandicarboxylate-co-glycolate) copolyesters: effects of the glycolate content on thermal, mechanical, and barrier properties and biodegradability ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00668K, Paper Han Hu, Ruoyu Zhang, Jinggang Wang, Wu Bin Ying, Lei Shi, Chenkai Yao, Zhengyang Kong, Kai Wang, Jin Zhu The melt polycondensation of glycolic acid based copolymers with high molecular weights remains a big challenge. 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 method for hydroxytrifluoromethylation of alkenes with Langlois reagent and DMSO ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00886A, Paper Wei-Guo Shen, Qing-Yan Wu, Xing-Yu Gong, Gui-Zhen Ao, Feng Liu A simple and mild protocol is developed for the synthesis of β-trifluoromethyl alcohols from 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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Advances in plant materials, food by-products, and algae conversion into biofuels: use of environmentally friendly technologies ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8GC03860K, Tutorial Review Mohammad Hassan Kamani, Ismail Eş, Jose M. Lorenzo, Fabienne Remize, Elena Roselló-Soto, Francisco J. Barba, James Clark, Amin Mousavi Khaneghah Green technologies have emerged as useful tools for the generation of clean fuels with the potential to minimize the effect of human activity on the environment. 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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Stainless steel mesh-GO/Pd NPs: catalytic application for Suzuki-Miyaura coupling reaction in eco-friendly media ()
Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00889F, Paper Bahareh Feizi Mohazzab, Babak Jaleh, Zahra Issaabadi, Mahmoud Nasrollahzadeh, Rajender S Varma The immobilization of the palladium nanoparticles (Pd NPs) on the stainless-steel mesh is described in the two short steps via deposition of graphene oxide (GO) on the stainless-steel mesh (mesh-GO)... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Highly chemo- and regioselective C–P cross-coupling reaction of quinone imine ketals with Ar2P(O)H to construct ortho-amino triarylphosphine derivatives ()
Green Chem., 2019, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00989B, Communication Teng Liu, Yongqin Li, Feixiang Cheng, Xianfu Shen, Jianjun Liu, Jun Lin The first highly selective C–P cross-coupling reaction of QIKs with Ar2P(O)H to construct ortho-amino triarylphosphine derivatives has been developed. Furthermore, a series of functionalized organophosphorus were accomplished. 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 fast and mild closed-loop recycling of anhydride-cured epoxy through microwave-assisted catalytic degradation by trifunctional amine and subsequent reuse without separation ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2487-2493 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00685K, Paper Xu Zhao, Xiong-Lei Wang, Fei Tian, Wen-Li An, Shimei Xu, Yu-Zhong Wang Efficient recycling of anhydride-cured epoxy resin via microwave-assisted degradation by trifunctional amine without any waste discharge. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Integrated extraction and catalytic upgrading of microalgae lipids in supercritical carbon dioxide ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2428-2435 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00312F, Paper Julia Zimmerer, Dennis Pingen, Sandra K. Hess, Tobias Koengeter, Stefan Mecking Chemical building blocks are obtained from microalgae biomass via an integrated extraction/catalytic upgrading approach. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Fenton-based treatment of electroless copper plating waste for organics mineralization and CuO recovery ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2273-2278 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00641A, Communication Ronald R. Navarro, Hiroyasu Ichikawa, Kenji Tatsumi Hydrogen peroxide addition to an electroless Cu plating waste solution initiates an exothermic Fenton-like reaction that mineralizes chelating organics for the easy removal and recovery of the metal as a valuable CuO mineral during alkalinization. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Solvent effects in palladium catalysed cross-coupling reactions ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2164-2213 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00617F, Critical Review James Sherwood, James H. Clark, Ian J. S. Fairlamb, John M. Slattery A review of the solvent effects that control the productivity of cross-coupling reactions, and suggested safer alternative solvents. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synthesis and self-assembly of biobased poly(limonene carbonate)-block-poly(cyclohexene carbonate) diblock copolymers prepared by sequential ring-opening copolymerization ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2266-2272 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00250B, Communication Janina Bailer, Stefan Feth, Felix Bretschneider, Sabine Rosenfeldt, Markus Drechsler, Volker Abetz, Holger Schmalz, Andreas Greiner Diblock copolymers with a biobased PLimC block, showing well-defined bulk morphologies ranging from cylinders to HPL and lamellae, were prepared by sequential ROCOP. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A rational design of a Pd-based catalyst with a metal–metal oxide interface influencing molecular oxygen in the aerobic oxidation of alcohols ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2494-2503 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00116F, Paper Songhita Meher, Rohit Kumar Rana The Pd–PdO interface stabilized on the rGO surface is shown to be the key to achieve enhanced catalytic activity in oxidation of alcohols under O2 as the oxidant. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Chain transfer agents utilized in epoxide and CO2 copolymerization processes ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2214-2223 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00620F, Tutorial Review Donald J. Darensbourg This tutorial deals initially with a comparison of the mechanistic aspects of living and immortal polymerization processes. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Transforming technical lignins to structurally defined star-copolymers under ambient conditions ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2478-2486 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00835G, Paper Peter Olsén, Marcus Jawerth, Martin Lawoko, Mats Johansson, Lars A. Berglund Combining fractionation with organocatalyzed ring-opening polymerization towards structurally defined lignin copolymers. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Metal-free nitrogen -doped carbon nanosheets: a catalyst for the direct synthesis of imines under mild conditions ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2448-2461 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00908F, Paper Kaizhi Wang, Pengbo Jiang, Ming Yang, Ping Ma, Jiaheng Qin, Xiaokang Huang, Lei Ma, Rong Li Herein, a highly stable, porous, multifunctional and metal-free catalyst was developed, which exhibited significant catalytic performance in the oxidation of amines and the transfer hydrogenation of nitriles under mild conditions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Fully alternating sustainable polyesters from epoxides and cyclic anhydrides: economical and metal-free dual catalysis ()
Green Chem., 2019, 21,2469-2477 DOI: 10.1039/C9GC00432G, Paper Limiao Lin, Jiaxin Liang, Yonghang Xu, Shuanjin Wang, Min Xiao, Luyi Sun, Yuezhong Meng A sustainable and effective catalyst system of (thio)ureas/organic bases toward synthesizing sustainable polyesters from renewable monomers. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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