Green Chemistry

Ligand-Free Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling Using Ruthenium(0) Nanoparticles and a Continuously Irradiating Microwave System ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01166K, Paper Toshiki Akiyama, Takahisa Taniguchi, Nozomi Saito, Ryohei Doi, Tetsuo Honma, Yusuke Tamenori, Yuuta Ohki, Naoyuki Takahashi, Hiromichi Fujioka, Yoshihiro Sato, Mitsuhiro Arisawa We developed a conceptually and methodologically novel ruthenium(0) nanoparticle catalyst, sulfur-modified gold-supported ruthenium nanoparticles (SARu). SARu is easily prepared through a three-step procedure involving simultaneous in situ metal nanoparticle and... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Reductive Amination/Cyclization of Levulinic Acid to Pyrrolidones versus Pyrrolidines by Switching the Catalyst from AlCl3 to RuCl3 under Mild Conditions ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00999B, Communication Cailing Wu, Xiaoying Luo, Hongye Zhang, Xinwei Liu, Guipeng Ji, Zhenghui Liu, Zhimin Liu Herein the reductive amination/cyclization of levulinic acid using phenylsilane was presented to selectively produce pyrrolidones versus pyrrolidines under mild conditions by switching the catalyst from AlCl3 to RuCl3. Using AlCl3... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synthesis of Isoquinolones via Rh-Catalyzed C-H Activation of Substituted Benzamides Using Air as the Sole Oxidant in Water. ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01221G, Communication Nitinkumar Satyadev Upadhyay, Vijaykumar Haridas Thorat, Ryota Sato, Pratheepkumar Annamalai , Shih-Ching Chuang, Chien Hong Cheng Most of the metal-catalyzed C-H activation/annulation reaction were carried out in organic solvent using expensive oxidant such as Cu(II) and Ag(I) salts. Here, we reported a new approach for highly... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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One-pot synthesis of 2-hydroxymethyl-5-methylpyrazine from renewable 1,3-dihydroxyacetone ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00578D, Communication Lei Song, Mingyuan Zheng, Jifeng Pang, Joby Sebastian, Wentao Wang, Minjie Qu, Jian Zhao, Xinhong Wang, Tao Zhang An efficient and green method for the synthesis of 2-hydroxymethyl-5-methylpyrazine was achieved from biomass derived 1,3-dihydroxyacetone and diammonium phosphate via one-pot reaction. The product yield was as high as 72%... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Iridium(III) Homo- and Heterogeneous Catalysed Hydrogen Borrowing C-N Bond Formation ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01007A, Paper Chin Min Wong, Roy Thomas McBurney, Samantha Carys Binding, Matthew B Peterson, Vinicius Romero Goncales, John Justin Gooding, Barbara A Messerle Pentamethylcyclodienyl iridium(III) complexes of bidentate carbene-triazole ligands were found to be excellent homogeneous catalysts for the hydrogen borrowing mediated coupling of alcohols with amines. The reactions are highly efficient, able... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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One-pot sustainable synthesis of tertiary alcohols by combining ruthenium-catalysed isomerisation of allylic alcohols and chemoselective addition of polar organometallic reagents in deep eutectic solvents ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00458C, Paper Luciana Cicco, Maria J. Rodriguez-Alvarez, Filippo M. Perna, Joaquin Garcia-Alvarez, Vito Capriati Transition-metal complexes and polarised organometallic reagents play together in Deep Eutectic Solvents. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Aqueous phase reforming of glycerol using doped graphenes as metal-free catalysts ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01058C, Paper Ivan Esteve-Adell, Bertrand Crapart, Ana Primo, Philippe Serp, Hermenegildo Garcia Boron-doped graphene obtained by pyrolysis at 900 [degree]C of the boric acid ester of alginate was found to be the most active graphene among a series of doped and co-doped graphenes to promote the aqueous phase reforming of glycerol at 250 [degree]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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An economically viable ionic liquid for the fractionation of lignocellulosic biomass ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00705A, Paper Agnieszka Brandt-Talbot, Florence J. V. Gschwend, Paul S. Fennell, Tijs M. Lammens, Bennett Tan, James Weale, Jason P. Hallett Cost-effective fractionation (pretreatment) of lignocellulosic biomass is necessary to enable its large-scale use as a source of liquid fuels, bio-based materials and bio-derived 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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Metal-free synthesis of ketones by visible-light induced aerobic oxidative radical addition of aryl hydrazines to alkenes ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01083D, Communication Ya Ding, Wenkai Zhang, Hao Li, Yunge Meng, Te Zhang, Qiu-Yun Chen, Chunyin Zhu A green and cost-effective method has been developed for the conversion of alkenes to ketones under metal-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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cis,cis-Muconic acid isomerization and catalytic conversion to biobased cyclic-C6-1,4-diacid monomers ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00658F, Paper Jack M. Carraher, Toni Pfennig, Radhika G. Rao, Brent H. Shanks, Jean-Philippe Tessonnier Renewable monomers from biologically-produced intermediates: unlocking the isomerization of cis,trans- to trans,trans-muconic acid for the production of renewable 1,4-cyclohexanedicarboxylic acid and terephthalic acid. 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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Heterogeneous Diels-Alder catalysis for biomass-derived aromatic compounds ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00992E, Tutorial Review Amy E. Settle, Laura Berstis, Nicholas A. Rorrer, Yuriy Roman-Leshkov, Gregg T. Beckham, Ryan M. Richards, Derek R. Vardon This review highlights Diels-Alder heterogeneous catalysis for the production of biomass-derived aromatic compounds. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synthesis of potential bisphenol A substitutes by isomerising metathesis of renewable raw materials ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00553A, Paper A. S. Trita, L. C. Over, J. Pollini, S. Baader, S. Riegsinger, M. A. R. Meier, L. J. Goo[German sz ligature}en Plant-derived alkenyl arenes were converted into polymer building blocks with low estrogenic activity via isomerising metathesis. 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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Low Temperature Aqueous Phase Hydrogenation of The Light Oxygenate Fraction of Bio-oil over Supported Ruthenium Catalysts ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00367F, Paper Hakon Bergem, Run Xu, Robert Clinton Brown, George Huber The low temperature hydrogenation of light oxygenates in the aqueous fraction of bio-oil (AFBO) was studied using both model compounds and a real bio-oil fraction with Ru/TiO2 and Ru/C catalysts... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Bronsted acidic ionic liquid-catalyzed tandem reaction: an efficient approach towards regioselective synthesis of pyrano[3,2-c]coumarins under solvent-free conditions bearing lower E-factors ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01158J, Paper Adinath Majee, Sachinta Mahato, Sougata Santra, Rana Chatterjee, Grigory V Zyryanov, Alakananda Hajra 1-Butane sulfonic acid-3-methylimidazolium tosylate, [BSMIM]OTs is found to be a remarkable catalyst for the tandem cyclization of 4-hydroxycoumarin with chalcones for the syntheses of pyrano[3,2-c]coumarins under solvent-free conditions. The developed... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A solid acetylene reagent with enhanced reactivity: fluoride-mediated functionalization of alcohols and phenols ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00724H, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Georg Werner, Konstantin S. Rodygin, Anton A. Kostin, Evgeniy G. Gordeev, Alexey S. Kashin, Valentine P. Ananikov The direct vinylation of an OH group in alcohols and phenols was carried out utilizing an easy-to-use CaC2/KF solid acetylene reagent. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Correction: Core-substituted naphthalenediimides anchored on BiVO4 for visible light-driven water splitting ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC90056B, Correction Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Simelys Hernandez, Carminna Ottone, Stefano Proto, Kristine Rodulfo Tolod, Miriam Diaz de los Bernardos, Albert Sole-Daura, Jorge J. Carbo, Cyril Godard, Sergio Castillon, Nunzio Russo, Guido Saracco, Carmen Claver 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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Amphiphilic dipyridinium-phosphotungstate as efficient and recyclable catalyst for triphasic fatty-ester epoxidation and oxidative cleavage with hydrogen peroxide ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00298J, Paper Luis de la Garza, Karine De Oliveira Vigier, Gregory Chatel, Audrey H Moores A novel amphiphilic dipyridinium peroxo-phoshotungstate ion pair was developed as a selective and recyclable catalyst for the triphasic epoxidation of fatty acids and esters with hydrogen peroxide. The synthesis of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Fatty acid based biocarbonates: Al-mediated stereoselective preparation of mono-, di- and tricarbonates under mild and solvent-less conditions ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01206C, Paper Leticia Pena Carrodeguas, Alex Cristofol, Jose M Fraile, J A Mayoral, Vicente Dorado Horrillo, Clara Isabel Herrerias, Arjan Willem Kleij A catalytic method for the preparation of a series of fatty acid derived biocarbonates has been developed using a binary Al-complex/PPNCl catalyst. This catalyst system allows to convert the fatty... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Highly Effective C-C Bond Cleavage of Lignin Model Compounds ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00844A, Paper Yinling Wang, Qianyi Wang, Jianghua He, Yuetao Zhang A highly effective method is developed for the C-C bond cleavage of lignin model compounds. The inert C[small alpha]-C[small beta] or C[small alpha]-Cphenyl bond of oxidized lignin model compounds was successfully converted to... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Harvesting renewable energy with chemistry ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2307-2308 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC90045G, Editorial Walter Leitner, Elsje Alessandra Quadrelli, Robert Schlogl Guest Editors Walter Leitner, Elsje Alessandra Quadrelli and Robert Schlogl introduce the Green Chemistry themed issue on "Harvesting Renewable Energy with Chemistry". The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Grinding-induced functionalization of carbon-encapsulated iron nanoparticles ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00282C, Communication Artur Kasprzak, Michal Bystrzejewski, Mariola Koszytkowska-Stawinska, Magdalena Poplawska Carbon-encapsulated iron nanoparticles have been functionalized with various types of organic moieties using an eco-friendly and grinding-induced cycloaddition reaction. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Syngas production from electrochemical reduction of CO2: current status and prospective implementation ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2326-2346 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00398F, Critical Review Simelys Hernandez, M. Amin Farkhondehfal, Francesc Sastre, Michiel Makkee, Guido Saracco, Nunzio Russo The opportunities and challenges for exploiting the production of syngas from the electrochemical reduction of CO2 are critically reviewed and analysed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Continuous niobium phosphate catalysed Skraup reaction for quinoline synthesis from solketal ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2439-2447 DOI: 10.1039/C6GC03140D, Paper Jing Jin, Sandro Guidi, Zahra Abada, Zacharias Amara, Maurizio Selva, Michael W. George, Martyn Poliakoff Solketal is derived from the reaction of acetone with glycerol, a by-product of the biodiesel industry. We demonstrate the use of NbOPO4 as a catalyst for the conversion of solketal and anilines to quinolines. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Core-substituted naphthalenediimides anchored on BiVO4 for visible light-driven water splitting ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2448-2462 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00125H, Paper Simelys Hernandez, Carminna Ottone, Stefano Proto, Kristhine Tolod, Miriam Diaz de los Bernardos, Albert Sole-Daura, Jorge J. Carbo, Cyril Godard, Sergio Castillon, Nunzio Russo, Guido Saracco, Carmen Claver Smart photocatalysts based on BiVO4 coupled to novel noble-metal-free core-substituted naphthalenediimides for the sunlight-driven water splitting reaction. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Storing solar energy with chemistry: the role of thermochemical storage in concentrating solar power ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2427-2438 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00023E, Paper Xinyue Peng, Thatcher W. Root, Christos T. Maravelias Concentrating solar power (CSP) with thermal energy storage has the potential for grid-scale dispatchable power generation. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Structural models of the biological oxygen-evolving complex: achievements, insights, and challenges for biomimicry ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2309-2325 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00425G, Critical Review Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Satadal Paul, Frank Neese, Dimitrios A. Pantazis Recent developments on structural mimics for the oxygen-evolving complex of photosystem II are reviewed and discussed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Photo-assisted water oxidation by high-nuclearity cobalt-oxo cores: tracing the catalyst fate during oxygen evolution turnover ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2416-2426 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00052A, Paper M. Natali, I. Bazzan, S. Goberna-Ferron, R. Al-Oweini, M. Ibrahim, B. S. Bassil, H. Dau, F. Scandola, J. R. Galan-Mascaros, U. Kortz, A. Sartorel, I. Zaharieva, M. Bonchio Cobalt-oxo cores with Co>9 enable oxygen evolution under visible light with diffusional electron transfer and 32 ET events in 60 ms. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Mechanism of C-C bond formation in the electrocatalytic reduction of CO2 to acetic acid. A challenging reaction to use renewable energy with chemistry ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2406-2415 DOI: 10.1039/C6GC03422E, Paper Chiara Genovese, Claudio Ampelli, Siglinda Perathoner, Gabriele Centi A study on the mechanism of C-C bond formation in the electrocatalytic reduction of CO2 to acetic acid with Cu/CNT electrocatalysts. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Water splitting using a three-dimensional plasmonic photoanode with titanium dioxide nano-tunnels ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2398-2405 DOI: 10.1039/C6GC03217F, Paper Ryohei Takakura, Tomoya Oshikiri, Kosei Ueno, Xu Shi, Toshiaki Kondo, Hideki Masuda, Hiroaki Misawa A three-dimensional plasmonic photoanode using titanium dioxide nano-tunnels loaded with gold nanoparticles for water splitting was developed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Earth-abundant photocatalytic systems for the visible-light-driven reduction of CO2 to CO ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2356-2360 DOI: 10.1039/C6GC03527B, Communication Alonso Rosas-Hernandez, Christoph Steinlechner, Henrik Junge, Matthias Beller A highly selective earth-abundant photocalytic system, based on an in situ copper photosensitizer and an iron catalyst, was developed for the CO2-to-CO transformation. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Aqueous phase homogeneous formic acid disproportionation into methanol ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2371-2378 DOI: 10.1039/C6GC03359H, Paper K. Sordakis, A. Tsurusaki, M. Iguchi, H. Kawanami, Y. Himeda, G. Laurenczy Methanol is produced from the formic acid disproportionation reaction with unprecedented yields under mild conditions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Electrocatalytic upgrading of itaconic acid to methylsuccinic acid using fermentation broth as a substrate solution ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2390-2397 DOI: 10.1039/C6GC03153F, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. F. Joschka Holzhauser, Jens Artz, Stefan Palkovits, Dirk Kreyenschulte, Jochen Buchs, Regina Palkovits An electrocatalytic transformation of biomass based platform chemicals is feasible even using crude fermentation broth. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Future perspectives for formaldehyde: pathways for reductive synthesis and energy storage ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2347-2355 DOI: 10.1039/C6GC03093A, Perspective Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Leo E. Heim, Hannelore Konnerth, Martin H. G. Prechtl This perspective article spreads light on the recent directions towards the low-temperature reductive synthesis of formaldehyde and its derivatives and low-temperature formaldehyde reforming for hydrogen generation. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Interfacial acidity in ligand-modified ruthenium nanoparticles boosts the hydrogenation of levulinic acid to gamma-valerolactone ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2361-2370 DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02586B, Paper Davide Albani, Qiang Li, Gianvito Vile, Sharon Mitchell, Neyvis Almora-Barrios, Peter T. Witte, Nuria Lopez, Javier Perez-Ramirez Supported Ru-HHDMA nanoparticles are superior catalysts for the continuous-flow hydrogenation of levulinic acid to [gamma]-valerolactone due to the bifunctional nature of the metal-ligand interface. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Making H2 from light and biomass-derived alcohols: the outstanding activity of newly designed hierarchical MWCNT/Pd@TiO2 hybrid catalysts ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2379-2389 DOI: 10.1039/C6GC01979J, Paper A. Beltram, M. Melchionna, T. Montini, L. Nasi, P. Fornasiero, M. Prato Hydrogen evolution is among the most investigated catalytic processes given the importance of H2 from an industrial and an energy perspective. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A PEGylated deep eutectic solvent for controllable solvothermal synthesis of porous NiCo2S4 for efficient oxygen evolution reaction ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01012E, Paper Jingyun Jiang, Chuanyu Yan, Xinhui Zhao, Hongxia Luo, Zhimin Xue, Tiancheng Mu A PEGylated deep eutectic solvent was developed and used for one step solvothermal synthesis of NiCo2S4 for efficient oxygen evolution reaction. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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MoO3-TiO2 synergy in oxidative dehydrogenation of lactic acid to pyruvic acid ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00807D, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Kaituo Liu, Xiaoming Huang, Evgeny A. Pidko, Emiel J. M. Hensen Oxidative dehydrogenation of lactic acid to pyruvic acid can be efficiently carried out using mixed-oxide MoOx/TiO2 heterogeneous catalysts. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Revisiting the deoxydehydration of glycerol towards allyl alcohol under continuous-flow conditions ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00657H, Paper Nelly Ntumba Tshibalonza, Jean-Christophe M. Monbaliu Highly selective flash deoxydehydration of glycerol towards allyl alcohol under continuous-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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An Environment-Friendly Protocol for Oxidative Halocyclization of Tryptamine and Tryptophol Derivatives ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01341H, Communication Jun Xu, Rongbiao Tong An environmentally friendlyand efficient protocol (KX/oxone) for oxidative halocyclization of tryptamine/tryptophol derivatives was developed and demonstrated with 28 examples and concise total synthesis of cyclotryptamine alkaloid protubonines A and B.... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Solar-driven alumina calcination for CO2 mitigation and improved product quality ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00585G, Paper Dominic Davis, Fabian Muller, Woei L. Saw, Aldo Steinfeld, Graham J. Nathan Demonstrating technical feasibility and potential for process benefits from alumina calcination with concentrated solar thermal energy. 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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Increasing Global Access to the High-Volume HIV Drug Nevirapine through Process Intensification ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00937B, Paper Jenson Verghese, Caleb Kong, Daniel Rivalti, Eric Yu, Rudy Krack, Jesus Alcazar, Julie B. Manley, D. Tyler McQuade, Saeed Ahmad, Katherine Belecki, Frank Gupton Access to affordable medications continues to be one of the most pressing issues for the treatment of disease in developing countries. For many drugs, synthesis of the active pharmaceutical ingredient... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Direct conversion of [gamma],[gamma]-dicarbonyl-substituted aldehydes into [gamma]-lactones with a sodium chlorite/DBDMH combination ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00144D, Communication Yanjun Guo, Aibao Xia, Chenhong Meng, Zhenyuan Xu, Danqian Xu An unprecedented and challenging simultaneous carboxylation/halogenation, and next lactonization of [gamma],[gamma]-dicarbonyl-substituted aldehydes has been realized using a NaClO2/DBDMH combination. 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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Utility of iron nanoparticles and a solution-phase iron species for the N-demethylation of alkaloids ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00436B, Paper Jon Kyle Awalt, Raymond Lam, Barrie Kellam, Bim Graham, Peter J. Scammells, Robert D. Singer N-Demethylation of selected N-methylalkaloids using a modified Polonovski reaction can be accomplished employing nanoscale zero-valent iron, nZVI, in isopropanol. 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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Multi-electron redox phenazine for ready-to-charge organic batteries ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00849J, Paper Minah Lee, Jihyun Hong, Byungju Lee, Kyojin Ku, Sechan Lee, Chan Beum Park, Kisuk Kang A new class of multi-electron redox phenazine was proposed to build ready-to-charge sustainable organic batteries. 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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Exploiting intramolecular hydrogen bonding for the highly (Z)-selective & metal free synthesis of amide substituted [small beta]-aminoenones ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00909G, Communication Palaniraja Subramaniam, Chandrasekaran Ramasubbu, Selvaraj Athiramu An intramolecular hydrogen bonding directed highly stereospecific, transition metal free synthetic protocol for amide substituted [small beta]-aminoenones. High stereoselectivity, excellent yields and high purity were achieved by mere filtration without column chromatographic purification. 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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Heterogeneous C-H alkenylations in continuous-flow: oxidative palladium-catalysis in a biomass-derived reaction medium ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01103B, Communication Francesco Ferlin, Stefano Santoro, Lutz Ackermann, Luigi Vaccaro Herein we report the unprecedented Fujiwara-Moritani reaction catalysed by the commercially available heterogeneous palladium catalyst Pd/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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Metal-free and VOC-free O-glycosylation in supercritical CO2 ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00722A, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Adria Cardona, Omar Boutureira, Sergio Castillon, Yolanda Diaz, M. Isabel Matheu The feasibility of using scCO2 for obtaining glycoconjugates has been demonstrated, by performing metal-free glycosylation without VOCs as solvents. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Sustainable bisphenols from renewable softwood lignin feedstock for polycarbonates and cyanate ester resins ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00776K, Paper S.-F. Koelewijn, S. Van den Bosch, T. Renders, W. Schutyser, B. Lagrain, M. Smet, J. Thomas, W. Dehaen, P. Van Puyvelde, H. Witters, B. F. Sels Alternative bisphenols, synthesized from lignin-derivable 4-n-propylguaiacol, show promising technical, sustainable and environmental advantages for various polymer 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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Imidazolinium based porous hypercrosslinked ionic polymers for efficient CO2 capture and fixation with epoxides ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00105C, Paper Jing Li, Degong Jia, Zengjing Guo, Yangqing Liu, Yinong Lyu, Yu Zhou, Jun Wang 2-Phenylimidazoline based porous hypercrosslinked ionic polymers afforded high yields in the cycloaddition of epoxides with ambient or diluted CO2 (0.15 bar CO2 and 0.85 bar N2) under low or room temperature. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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An acrolein production route from ethanol and methanol mixtures over FeMo-based catalysts ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00341B, Paper A. Borowiec, J. F. Devaux, J. L. Dubois, L. Jouenne, M. Bigan, P. Simon, M. Trentesaux, J. Faye, M. Capron, F. Dumeignil Acrolein is the simplest unsaturated aldehyde, which - due to its high reactivity - has found application as an intermediate in the chemical industry. 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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Challenges and Recommendations for Environmental Sustainability Assessments of Pharmaceutical Products in the Healthcare Sector ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00833C, Perspective Wouter De Soete, Concepcion Jimenez-Gonzalez, Phil Dahlin, Jo Dewulf With healthcare representing a significant portion of the global economy, it is important to be able to understand the environmental impacts of this industry due to its size and nature... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Hierarchically porous Sn-[small beta] zeolites via an OSDA-free synthesis ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01040K, Communication Jikang Yao, Kairui Fu, Yi-Chen Wang, Tianduo Li, Haixia Liu, Jingui Wang Hierarchically porous Sn-[small beta] zeolites were for the first time synthesized via a low-cost and environmentally-benign strategy without using organic structure directing agent, which still showed higher catalytic performance for triose... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synthesis of 2-Subsitituted Quinazolines by CsOH-Mediated Direct Aerobic Oxidative Cyclocondensation of 2-Aminoarylmethanols with Nitriles in Air ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00977A, Communication Song Yao, Kaijing Zhou, Jiabing Wang, Hongen Cao, Lei Yu, Jianzhang Wu, Peihong Qiu, Qing Xu By using air as the superior oxidant, a highly atom-efficient synthesis of 2-subsitituted quinazolines is developed by a CsOH-mediated direct aerobic oxidative reaction of the readily available and stable 2-aminoarylmethanols... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Mechanochemical Suzuki polycondensation - from linear to hyperbranched polyphenylenes ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00693D, Paper S. Gratz, B. Wolfrum, L. Borchardt Mechanochemical Suzuki polycondensation offers a sustainable alternative to classical solvent based approaches, affording high yields and short reaction 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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Atom- and step-economical nucleophilic arylation of azaaromatics via electrochemical oxidative cross C-C coupling reactions ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00789B, Communication O. N. Chupakhin, A. V. Shchepochkin, V. N. Charushin A simple and efficient electrochemical method for the synthesis of asymmetrical bi(het)aryls through direct functionalization of the C(sp2)-H bond in azaaromatics with fragments of (hetero)aromatic nucleophiles 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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Valorisation of agricultural waste with adsorption/nanofiltration hybrid process: from materials to sustainable process design ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00912G, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Christos Didaskalou, Sibel Buyuktiryaki, Rustem Kecili, Claudio P. Fonte, Gyorgy Szekely Downstream processing is considered to be the bottleneck in pharmaceutical manufacturing because its development has not kept pace with upstream production. In some cases, the lack of efficient downstream processing... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Development of a lipase-mediated epoxidation process for monoterpenes in choline chloride-based deep eutectic solvents ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01127J, Paper Sumanth Ranganathan, Sandra Zeitlhofer, Volker Sieber Chemical syntheses in contemporary process industries today are predominantly conducted using organic solvents, which are potentially hazardous to humans and the environment alike. 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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Mechanochemical indole synthesis by rhodium-catalysed oxidative coupling of acetanilides and alkynes under solventless conditions in a ball mill ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00499K, Communication Gary N. Hermann, Celine L. Jung, Carsten Bolm Indoles are prepared by rhodium(III)-catalysed C-H bond functionalisation under mechanochemical conditions in a planetary mill. 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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Outstanding electrochemical performance of highly N- and O-doped carbons derived from pine tannin ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00491E, Paper Angela Sanchez-Sanchez, Maria Teresa Izquierdo, Sandrine Mathieu, Julia Gonzalez-Alvarez, Alain Celzard, Vanessa Fierro N- and O-doped carbons obtained from water-extracted pine tannins exhibited high performance when applied as electrodes for supercapacitors. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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One-pot integrated biofuel production using low-cost biocompatible protic ionic liquids ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01179B, Paper Jian Sun, Suryanarayana Konda, Parthasarathi Ramakrishnan, Tanmoy Dutta, Marat Valiev, Feng Xu, Blake Simmons, Seema Singh Transformation of biomass into liquid fuels is of great importance. Previous work has demonstrated the ability of specific ionic liquids (ILs), such as 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium acetate ([C2C1Im][OAc]), and cholinium lysinate ([Ch][Lys]),... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Aqueous 1,3-dipolar cycloadditions promoted by copper nanoparticles in polydiacetylene micelles ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01017F, Paper Damien Clarisse, Praveen Prakash, Valerie GEERTSEN, Frederic Miserque, Edmond Gravel, Eric Doris A novel colloidal catalyst was developed through the encapsulation of cuprous oxide nanoparticles in polydiacetylene micelles. The Cu-based catalyst was applied to the Huisgen cycloaddition reaction in fully aqueous medium.... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Fe/ppm Cu nanoparticles as a recyclable catalyst for click reactions in water at room temperature ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00883J, Communication Aurelien Adenot, Evan B. Landstrom, Fabrice Gallou, Bruce H. Lipshutz Nanomicelles housing a terminal alkyne and azide are delivered to ppm Cu-containing nanoparticles that catalyse click reactions in water at rt. 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 general environmentally friendly access to long chain fatty acid ionic liquids (LCFA-ILs) ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00830A, Paper Andrea Mezzetta, Lorenzo Guazzelli, Maurizia Seggiani, Christian Silvio Pomelli, Monica Puccini, Cinzia Chiappe The development of bio-based ionic liquids (ILs) has attracted a great deal of interest in recent years. The so called long chain fatty acid ionic liquids (LCFA-ILs) represent a bio-based... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A scalable carboxylation route to furan-2,5-dicarboxylic acid ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01059A, Paper Graham R. Dick, Amy D. Frankhouser, Aanindeeta Banerjee, Matthew W. Kanan 2-Furoic acid is converted to furan-2,5-dicarboxylic acid in high yield on a mole scale using carbonate-promoted C-H carboxylation. 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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Catalytic hydrogenolysis of kraft lignin to monomers at high yield in alkaline water ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01121K, Paper Shi-Chao Qi, Jun-ichiro Hayashi, Shinji Kudo, Lu Zhang The yield of hydrogenolytic depolymerization to the monomers of kraft lignin dissolved in alkaline water is largely increased by the pretreatment of stretching lignin macromolecules. 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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Enhanced extraction and biological activity of 7-hydroxymatairesinol obtained from Norway spruce knots using aqueous solutions of ionic liquids ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01091E, Paper Ana M. Ferreira, Eduarda S. Morais, Ana Claudia Leite, Aminou Mohamadou, Bjarne Holmbom, Thomas Holmbom, Bruno M. Neves, Joao A. P. Coutinho, Mara G. Freire, Armando J. D. Silvestre Biocompatible aqueous solutions of ILs rich in 7-hydroxymatairesinol (HMR) can be safely used in cosmetic and nutraceutical 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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Microwave-assisted solid phase diazotation: a method for the environmentally benign synthesis of benzotriazoles ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00901A, Communication Anne Kokel, Bela Torok A novel environmentally benign approach based on microwave-assisted solid phase diazotation to convert o-phenylendiamines to substituted benzotriazoles 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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Fabrication of highly dispersed/active ultrafine Pd nanoparticle supported catalysts: a facile solvent-free in situ dispersion/reduction method ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00262A, Paper Yu Shen, Xiangkun Bo, Zhengfang Tian, Yongzheng Wang, Xiangke Guo, Mingjiang Xie, Fei Gao, Ming Lin, Xuefeng Guo, Weiping Ding The development of sustainable routes for the synthesis of noble metal supported catalysts is of high importance because of their wide applications on a large scale in the catalysis field. 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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Mechanoenzymatic peptide and amide bond formation ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00615B, Paper Jose G. Hernandez, Karen J. Ardila-Fierro, Deborah Crawford, Stuart L. James, Carsten Bolm Mechanochemical chemoenzymatic peptide and amide bond formation catalysed by papain was studied by ball milling. 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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Mild-temperature hydrodeoxygenation of vanillin over porous nitrogen-doped carbon black supported nickel nanoparticles ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00531H, Paper Renfeng Nie, Huanhuan Yang, Haifu Zhang, Xiaolong Yu, Xinhuan Lu, Dan Zhou, Q.-H. Xia Porous nitrogen-doped carbon black (NCB) is synthesized by facile carbonization of carbon black (CB) coated with polypyrrole (CB@polypyrrole) and used as support for Ni nanoparticles (NPs). Microstructure, reducibility and crystallinity... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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The C-OH/P-H dehydrative cross-coupling for the construction of the P-C bond under metal-free conditions ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2135-2139 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00882A, Communication Peizhong Xie, Jinyu Wang, Jing Fan, Yanan Liu, Xiangyang Wo, Teck-Peng Loh Herein, we report an atom-economical and environmentally benign approach for P-C bond construction via C-OH/P-H dehydrative cross-coupling reaction. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Synthesis of ureas in the bio-alternative solvent Cyrene ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2123-2128 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00908A, Communication Liam Mistry, Kopano Mapesa, Thomas W. Bousfield, Jason E. Camp The bio-alternative solvent Cyrene was shown to be an alternative to toxic oil-derived solvents for the synthesis of ureas. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Cellulose and lignin colocalization at the plant cell wall surface limits microbial hydrolysis of Populus biomass ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2275-2285 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00346C, Paper Alexandru Dumitrache, Allison Tolbert, Jace Natzke, Steven D. Brown, Brian H. Davison, Arthur J. Ragauskas Biorefining of plant feedstocks into fuels and specialty chemicals, using biological conversion, requires the solubilization of lignocellulosics into simpler oligomeric compounds. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Protecting-group-free synthesis of haterumadienone- and puupehenone-type marine natural products ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2140-2144 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00704C, Communication Hong-Shuang Wang, Hui-Jing Li, Jun-Li Wang, Yan-Chao Wu The atom- and step-economical synthesis of seven puupehenone- and haterumadienone-type marine natural products without the use of protecting groups and transition metals has been achieved from the abundant feedstock chemical sclareolide in only 6 to 9 steps. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Conversion of thiols into sulfonyl halogenides under aerobic and metal-free conditions ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2286-2295 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00556C, Paper Marjan Jereb, Luka Hribernik Highly efficient, aerobic and metal-free conversion of thiols into sulfonyl halogenides was developed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Carbon dioxide as a pH-switch anti-solvent for biomass fractionation and pre-treatment with aqueous hydroxide solutions ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2129-2134 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00574A, Communication Trang Quynh To, Ceire Kenny, Soshan Cheong, Leigh Aldous Hydroxide pre-treatment of rice husks allows enzymatic saccharification, carbon dioxide addition recovers silica, and calcium hydroxide addition completes the recycle. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Ionic liquids assisted processing of renewable resources for the fabrication of biodegradable composite materials ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2051-2075 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00318H, Critical Review Hamayoun Mahmood, Muhammad Moniruzzaman, Suzana Yusup, Tom Welton A review on recent developments in the ionic liquid assisted processing of biopolymers and lignocellulosic materials for the fabrication of biodegradable composites. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Towards nitrile-substituted cyclopropanes - a slow-release protocol for safe and scalable applications of diazo acetonitrile ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2118-2122 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00602K, Communication Katharina J. Hock, Robin Spitzner, Rene M. Koenigs Applications of diazo acetonitrile in cyclopropa(e)nation reactions are realized in a slow-release protocol with bench-stable reagents. Cyclopropyl nitriles are obtained in one step in good diastereoselectivity on a gram-scale providing an efficient entry into this class of fragrances and drug-like molecules. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Nitrogen-doped carbon nanotubes encapsulate cobalt nanoparticles as efficient catalysts for aerobic and solvent-free selective oxidation of hydrocarbons ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2164-2173 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00469A, Paper Xiu Lin, Zhenzhen Nie, Liyun Zhang, Shuchuan Mei, Yuan Chen, Bingsen Zhang, Runliang Zhu, Zhigang Liu The selective oxidation of hydrocarbons to the corresponding ketones with solvent-free and molecular oxygen as an oxidant is of great importance in academic and industrial fields in view of economy and environment. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A Schiff base-modified silver catalyst for efficient fixation of CO2 as carboxylic acid at ambient pressure ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2080-2085 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00923B, Communication Zhilian Wu, Lei Sun, Qinggang Liu, Xiaofeng Yang, Xue Ye, Yancheng Hu, Yanqiang Huang A Schiff base-modified silver catalyst was developed for the direct carboxylation of terminal alkynes with CO2, enabling the efficient synthesis of valuable alkynyl carboxylic acids. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Nanoparticulate Pt on mesoporous SBA-15 doped with extremely low amount of W as a highly selective catalyst for glycerol hydrogenolysis to 1,3-propanediol ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2174-2183 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00317J, Paper Yiqiu Fan, Shijie Cheng, Hao Wang, Danhong Ye, Songhai Xie, Yan Pei, Huarong Hu, Weiming Hua, Zhen Hua Li, Minghua Qiao, Baoning Zong A Pt/W-SBA-15 catalyst with an extremely low W/Si atomic ratio of 1/640 affords 1,3-PDO with high selectivity and yield in the hydrogenolysis of glycerol. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A unified strategy for silver-, base-, and oxidant-free direct arylation of C-H bonds ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2111-2117 DOI: 10.1039/C6GC03438A, Communication Manoj K. Sahoo, Siba P. Midya, Vinod G. Landge, Ekambaram Balaraman An external oxidant-free, base-free direct C-H arylation of anilides by visible-light mediated metal-free photoredox catalysis in tandem with palladium catalysis is described. The reaction operates at room temperature, without a silver-salt activator and additives, and no generation of copious metal waste. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A Pd-Catalyzed in situ domino process for mild and quantitative production of 2,5-dimethylfuran directly from carbohydrates ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2101-2106 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00580F, Communication Hu Li, Wenfeng Zhao, Anders Riisager, Shunmugavel Saravanamurugan, Zhongwei Wang, Zhen Fang, Song Yang A sustainable catalytic system is developed to be efficient for producing the biofuel 2,5-dimethylfuran directly from carbohydrate biomass via an in situ domino process under mild conditions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Rapid and productive extraction of high purity cellulose material via selective depolymerization of the lignin-carbohydrate complex at mild conditions ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2234-2243 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00493A, Paper Jiming Yang, Xingmei Lu, Xiaomin Liu, Junli Xu, Qing Zhou, Suojiang Zhang Rapid extraction of a high yield and purity cellulose from cornstalk at relatively low temperatures in a remarkably short time based on the [Bmim]Cl-AS (i.e. amino sulfonic acid (AS)) solvent system is reported. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Facile and sustainable synthesis of nitrogen-doped polymer and carbon porous spheres ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2266-2274 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00684E, Paper Amandine Maetz, Luc Delmotte, Georges Moussa, Joseph Dentzer, Stephan Knopf, Camelia Matei Ghimbeu A facile and eco-friendly synthetic pathway for the design of polymer and carbon spheres is developed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Life cycle assessment of CO2-based C1-chemicals ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2244-2259 DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02852G, Paper Andre Sternberg, Christian M. Jens, Andre Bardow We present a comparative life cycle assessment (LCA) for the CO2-based production of formic acid, carbon monoxide, methanol, and methane. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Visible-light-driven photooxidation of alcohols using surface-doped graphitic carbon nitride ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2096-2100 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00539C, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Wuyuan Zhang, Anna Bariotaki, Ioulia Smonou, Frank Hollmann Carbon-nanodot-doped g-C3N4 is used as a photocatalyst to promote the aerobic oxidation of alcohols and oxyfunctionalisation of activated hydrocarbons. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Induction of lignin solubility for a series of polar ionic liquids by the addition of a small amount of water ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2260-2265 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00626H, Paper Takashi Akiba, Akiko Tsurumaki, Hiroyuki Ohno As the water concentration increases, the proton accepting ability of polar ionic liquids decreases but the proton donating ability increases. This is the reason why some ionic liquids, that have no lignin dissolution ability, gain the lignin dissolution ability by the addition of a suitable amount of water. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Regio- and stereoselective ring-opening reaction of spiro-epoxyoxindoles with ammonia under catalyst-free conditions ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2107-2110 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00438A, Communication Bangzhi Zhang, Yiping Li, Guangjun Bao, Gongming Zhu, Jing Li, Juanli Wang, Bao Zhang, Wangsheng Sun, Liang Hong, Rui Wang A mild and eco-friendly method was developed for the construction of 3-hydroxy-3-aminomethyloxindoles via the regio- and stereoselective ring-opening of spiro-epoxyoxindoles. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Dissolution of pyrite and other Fe-S-As minerals using deep eutectic solvents ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2225-2233 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00334J, Paper Andrew P. Abbott, Ahmed Z. M. Al-Bassam, Alex Goddard, Robert C. Harris, Gawen R. T. Jenkin, Frazer J. Nisbet, Matthias Wieland Processing sulfur containing minerals is one of the biggest sources of acute anthropogenic pollution particularly in the form of acid mine drainage. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Stereoselective, solvent free, highly efficient synthesis of aldo- and keto-N-acylhydrazones applying grindstone chemistry ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2212-2224 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00730B, Paper Jose Mauricio dos Santos Filho, Savio Moita Pinheiro An efficient and stereoselective methodology for the synthesis of N-acylhydrazones is disclosed, based on grindstone chemistry. The method tolerates a broad variety of substrates, as demonstrated by the 51 examples, 21 of them unpublished. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Controllable preparation of phosphonium-based polymeric ionic liquids as highly selective nanocatalysts for the chemical conversion of CO2 with epoxides ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2184-2193 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00444C, Paper Ying Liu, Weiguo Cheng, Yanqiang Zhang, Jian Sun, Suojiang Zhang Phosphonium-based polymeric ionic liquids (PILs) have been prepared in a controlled way by using a microfluidic technique within an improved membrane microdevice. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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UiO-66 derived Ru/ZrO2@C as a highly stable catalyst for hydrogenation of levulinic acid to [gamma]-valerolactone ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2201-2211 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00512A, Paper Wenxiu Cao, Wenhao Luo, Hongguang Ge, Yang Su, Aiqin Wang, Tao Zhang A self-prepared 0.85 wt% Ru/ZrO2@C catalyst shows an excellent stability for hydrogenation of levulinic acid to [gamma]-valerolactone upon catalyst reuse experiments. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A whole-procedure solvent-free route to CO2-based waterborne polyurethane by an elevated-temperature dispersing strategy ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2194-2200 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00726D, Paper Jin Wang, Hongming Zhang, Yuyang Miao, Lijun Qiao, Xianhong Wang Whole-procedure solvent-free preparation of CO2-WPU was accomplished by direct dispersion of the prepolymer at an elevated temperature. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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A step forward towards sustainable aerobic alcohol oxidation: new and revised catalysts based on transition metals on solid supports ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2030-2050 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00406K, Critical Review C. Parmeggiani, Camilla Matassini, F. Cardona Modern heterogeneous catalysts for aerobic alcohol oxidation: the state of the art. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Electrochemical intramolecular dehydrogenative C-S bond formation for the synthesis of benzothiazoles ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2092-2095 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00468K, Communication Pan Wang, Shan Tang, Aiwen Lei An external oxidant-free intramolecular dehydrogenative C-S cross-coupling has been developed under undivided electrolytic conditions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Highly efficient synthesis of polyvinyl butyral (PVB) using a membrane dispersion microreactor system and recycling reaction technology ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2155-2163 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00670E, Paper Xiyan Lin, Stone Yan, Baiyang Zhou, Kai Wang, Jisong Zhang, Guangsheng Luo The application of a membrane dispersion microreactor provides a highly efficient alternative for the synthesis of PVB. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Design of a Cu(I)/C-doped boron nitride electrocatalyst for efficient conversion of CO2 into acetic acid ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2086-2091 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00503B, Communication Xiaofu Sun, Qinggong Zhu, Xinchen Kang, Huizhen Liu, Qingli Qian, Jun Ma, Zhaofu Zhang, Guanying Yang, Buxing Han Cu(I) complex/BN-Cx composites exhibited high performance for electrochemical reduction of CO2 to acetic acid in a [Emim]BF4-LiI-water electrolyte. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Understanding factors controlling depolymerization and polymerization in catalytic degradation of [small beta]-ether linked model lignin compounds by versatile peroxidase ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2145-2154 DOI: 10.1039/C6GC03379B, Paper Jijiao Zeng, Matthew J. L. Mills, Blake A. Simmons, Michael S. Kent, Kenneth L. Sale Insights into reaction conditions and structural features of lignin that facilitate its versatile peroxidase catalyzed depolymerization. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Metal-free intramolecular amino-acyloxylation of 2-aminostyrene with carboxylic acid for the synthesis of 3-acyloxyl indolines in water ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,2076-2079 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00212B, Communication Liyan Liu, Zhiyong Wang A metal-free amino-acyloxylation of 2-aminostyrene was developed for the synthesis of 3-acyloxyl indolines. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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