Green Chemistry

An Approach to C-N Activation: Coupling of Arenesulfonyl Hydrazides and Arenesulfonyl Chlorides with tert-Amines via a Metal-, Oxidant- and Halogen-free Anodic Oxidation ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03141F, Paper Mehdi Sheykhan, Sonia Khani, Masoumeh Abbasnia, Sina Shaabanzadeh, Meraj Joafshan tert-Amines were harnessed to meet arenesulfonyl hydrazides and arenesulfonyl chlorides via a metal-, oxidant- and halogen free electrochemical oxidative coupling in an undivided cell at rt. This environmentally benign approach... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Derivatisation agents selection guide ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03108D, Paper Marek Tobiszewski, Jacek Namiesnik, Francisco Pena-Pereira The study reported herein is aimed at greenness assessment of 267 derivatisation agents that are frequently applied in analytical chemistry and related disciplines. Multicriteria decision analysis allowed obtaining three rankings... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Versatile soy protein films and hydrogels by the incorporation of [small beta]-chitin from squid pens (Loligo sp.) ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02982A, Paper Tania Garrido Diaz, Alaitz Etxabide, Koro de la Caba, Pedro Guerrero This work is focused on the preparation and characterization of [small beta]-chitin reinforced soy protein films, employing compression moulding as processing method. [small beta]-chitin was extracted from squid pens (Loligo sp.) by... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

An Efficient Palladium Catalyzed Mizoroki-Heck Cross-Coupling in Water ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02869E, Paper Sanjay Jadhav, C. V. Rode The homogeneous Pd-catalysed Mizoroki-Heck coupling reaction has been successfully conducted in water in the absence of any additives under aerobic condition. The various key reaction parameters that affect the yield... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Base-mediated tandem sulfonylation and oximation of alkenes in water ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03051G, Communication Bin Wang, Lin Tang, Liyan Liu, Yanan Li, Yang Yu, Zhiyong Wang A base-mediated bifunctionalization of alkenes for the synthesis of [small alpha]-sulfonylethanone oximes was developed in water under metal-free condition. This reaction features a wide substrate scope and facile starting materials to... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Mechanism for the selective epimerization of the glucose mannose pair by Mo-based compounds: towards catalyst optimization ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02692G, Paper Marcos Rellan-Pineiro, Miquel Garcia-Rates, Nuria Lopez The selective C2 epimerization of the glucose/mannose pair on a set of Mo-based catalysts was studied by means of Density Functional Theory. The process, known as the Bilik reaction, encompasses... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

All-lignin approach to prepare cationic colloidal lignin particles: stabilization of durable Pickering emulsions ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02900D, Paper Mika Henrikki Sipponen, Matthew Smyth, Timo Leskinen, Leena-Sisko Johansson, Monika Osterberg Adsorption of cationic lignin on colloidal lignin particles is a green route to new types of Pickering emulsion 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
>> Read More

Metal-free tandem cyclization/hydrosilylation to construct tetrahydroquinoxalines ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03095A, Paper Yixiao Pan, Changjun Chen, Xin Xu, Haoqiang Zhao, Jiahong Han, Huanrong Li, Lijin Xu, Qinghua Fan, Jianliang Xiao B(C6F5)3-Catalyzed tandem cyclization/hydrosilylation for the step-economical construction of 1,2,3,4-tetrahydroquinoxalines from readily available starting materials 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
>> Read More

Phosphorous acid functionalized polyacrylonitrile fibers with a polarity tunable surface micro-environment for one-pot C-C and C-N bond formation reactions ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02935G, Paper Gang Xu, Lu Wang, Mengmeng Li, Minli Tao, Wenqin Zhang Novel hydrophilic/hydrophobic surface micro-environment modified phosphoric acid-functionalized PANFs are prepared for one-pot C-C and C-N bond formation reactions with high efficiencies and preeminent reusability. 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
>> Read More

Lignin depolymerization to monophenolic compounds in a flow-through system ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02731A, Communication Ivan kumaniaev, Elena Subbotina, Jonas Savmarker, Mats Larhed, Maxim Vadimovich Galkin, Joseph Samec A reductive lignocellulose fractionation in a flow-through system in which pulping and transfer hydrogenolysis steps were separated in time and space has been developed. Without the hydrogenolysis step or addition... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Crystal lattice distortion in ultrathin Co(OH)2 nanosheets inducing elongated Co-OOH bonds for highly efficient oxygen evolution reaction ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02543B, Paper Haidong Yang, Yu Long, Yan Zhu, Ziming Zhao, Ping Ma, Jun Jin, Jiantai Ma The highly efficient OER performance of the ultrathin cobalt hydroxides nanosheets is due to the elongated Co-OOH bonds generated from crystal lattice distortion, which can serve as the efficiently catalytic active sites. 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
>> Read More

Highly selective sp3 C-N bond activation of tertiary anilines modulated by steric and thermodynamic factors ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02775C, Communication Xiaodong Jia, Pengfei Li, Yu Shao, Yu Yuan, Honghe Ji, Wentao Hou, Xiaofei Liu, Xuewen Zhang A highly selective sp3 C-N cleavage of tertiary anilines was achieved using the TBN/TEMPO catalyst system. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

A dual-templating strategy for the scale-up synthesis of dendritic mesoporous silica nanospheres ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02139A, Communication Peng-Cheng Liu, Ye-Jun Yu, Bo Peng, Shi-Yu Ma, Tian-Yu Ning, Bing-Qian Shan, Tai-Qun Yang, Qing-Song Xue, Kun Zhang, Peng Wu Mesoporous silica nanoparticles with varied morphologies and pore structures were synthesized on the kilogram scale using cetyltrimethylammonium bromide and an anionic surfactant as co-templates. 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
>> Read More

Copper-catalyzed aerobic benzylic sp3 C-H oxidation mediated synthesis of 2,4,5-trisubstituted imidazoles via a domino multicomponent reaction ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02484C, Paper Janeeka Jayram, Vineet Jeena An efficient and practical aerobic benzylic sp3 C-H oxidation as a key step towards the domino multi-component synthesis of 2,4,5-trisubstituted imidazoles has been reported. This green methodology employs an inexpensive... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

High performance man-made cellulosic fibres from recycled newsprint ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02896B, Paper Y. Ma, M. Hummel, I. Kontro, H. Sixta High performance man-made cellulosic fibres from recycled newsprint. 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
>> Read More

Construction of 2,3-quaternary fused indolines from alkynyl tethered oximes and diaryliodonium salts through a cascade strategy of N-arylation/cycloaddition/[3,3]-rearrangement ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02844J, Communication Xiao-Pan Ma, Kun Li, Si-Yi Wu, Cui Liang, Gui-Fa Su, Dong-Liang Mo An efficient cascade strategy was developed for the synthesis of 2,3-quaternary fused indolines from alkynyl tethered oximes and diaryliodonium salts. 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
>> Read More

The reactions of dimethyl carbonate and its derivatives ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01764B, Critical Review P. Tundo, M. Musolino, F. Arico The worldwide urge to embrace a sustainable and bio-compatible chemistry has led industry and academia to develop chlorine-free methodologies focused on the use of CO2-based compounds, such as dimethyl carbonate, as feedstocks, promoters and reaction media. 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
>> Read More

Esterification and hydrolysis of cellulose using oxalic acid dihydrate in a solvent-free reaction suitable for preparation of surface-functionalised cellulose nanocrystals with high yield ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02489D, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. D. Li, J. Henschen, M. Ek A quick and simple process to prepare surface-functionalised cellulose nanocrystals. 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
>> Read More

Transition-metal-free and organic solvent-free conversion of N-substituted 2-aminobiaryls into corresponding carbazoles via intramolecular oxidative radical cyclization induced by peroxodisulfate ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03130K, Paper Palani Natarajan, Pri Ya, Deachen Chuskit An atom-economical and environmentally benign approach for the synthesis of N-substituted carbazoles from analogous 2-aminobiaryls using peroxodisulfate in water is reported. The reactions proceeded through an intramolecular oxidative radical cyclization... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Decarboxylative reactions with and without light - a comparison ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02949G, Critical Review Johanna Schwarz, Burkhard Koenig Carboxylic acids gain more and more in importance as versatile and renewable starting materials for the formation of platform molecules or high-value chemicals. Many decarboxylative reactions using metal- or photoredox... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Visible-light-mediated aerobic selenation of (hetero)arenes with diselenides ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02803B, Communication Qing-Bao Zhang, Yong-Liang Ban, Pan-Feng Yuan, Shou-Jiao Peng, Jian-Guo Fang, Li-Zhu Wu, Qiang Liu The first visible-light driven aerobic oxidation for the direct selenation of (hetero)arenes has been developed at room temperature, providing an eco-friendly, atom-economical protocol to prepare unsymmetrical selenides from easily accessible diselenides. 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
>> Read More

Enhanced microalgal lipid extraction using bio-based solvents for sustainable biofuel production ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02735D, Paper Wan M. Asyraf Wan Mahmood, Constantinos Theodoropoulos, Maria Gonzalez-Miquel Bio-based solvents are efficient replacements for traditional fossil-derived solvents in microalgal lipid extraction towards developing environmentally friendly biofuel production processes. 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
>> Read More

Effective fractionation of lignocellulose in herbaceous biomass and hardwood using a mild acetone organosolv process ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5505-5514 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02379K, Paper Arjan Smit, Wouter Huijgen Key features of this process are the high yield of cellulose, monomeric hemicellulose sugars and lignin combined with limited solvent loss due to acetone self-condensation. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Reverse engineering: transaminase biocatalyst development using ancestral sequence reconstruction ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5375-5380 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02343J, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Matthew Wilding, Thomas S. Peat, Subha Kalyaanamoorthy, Janet Newman, Colin Scott, Lars S. Jermiin The use of ancestral sequence reconstruction to design novel biocatalysts with improved catalytic properties for the production of polyamide precursors. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Enzymatic surface hydrolysis of poly(ethylene furanoate) thin films of various crystallinities ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5381-5384 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02905E, Communication S. Weinberger, K. Haernvall, D. Scaini, G. Ghazaryan, M. T. Zumstein, M. Sander, A. Pellis, G. M. Guebitz This work reports on the successful production of poly(ethylene furanoate) (PEF) thin films and a comparison of the enzymatic hydrolysis of PEF and poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) films with three different crystallinities (0, 10 and 20%). The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Polystyrene-supported bifunctional resorcinarenes as cheap, metal-free and recyclable catalysts for epoxide/CO2 coupling reactions ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5488-5493 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02856C, Paper Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. T. Jose, S. Canellas, M. A. Pericas, A. W. Kleij A bifunctional and recyclable organocatalyst shows excellent performance in the formation of cyclic carbonates from both terminal and internal epoxides. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Cyclic ureas (DMI, DMPU) as efficient, sustainable ligands in iron-catalyzed C(sp2)-C(sp3) coupling of aryl chlorides and tosylates ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5361-5366 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02690K, Communication Elwira Bisz, Michal Szostak We report that cyclic ureas (DMI, DMPU) are efficient and sustainable alternatives to reprotoxic NMP in challenging iron-catalyzed C(sp2)-C(sp3) alkylations of aryl chlorides and tosylates with alkyl Grignard reagents. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Depolymerization of poly(bisphenol A carbonate) under mild conditions by solvent-free alcoholysis catalyzed by 1,8-diazabicyclo[5.4.0]undec-7-ene as a recyclable organocatalyst: a route to chemical recycling of waste polycarbonate ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5422-5434 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02063E, Paper Eugenio Quaranta, Damiano Sgherza, Giuseppe Tartaro DBU promotes quantitative PC alcoholysis selectively under mild solventless conditions: the process is relevant to the valorization of the waste polymer. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Metal-free synthesis of polysubstituted pyrroles using surfactants in aqueous medium ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5385-5389 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01874F, Communication Amrendra Kumar, Ramanand, Narender Tadigoppula An efficient and metal-free method has been developed for the synthesis of polysubstituted pyrrole derivatives with combination of sodium dodecyl sulphate (SDS) and Triton X-100 surfactants using water as a solvent at room temperature in 2-6 h and under microwave conditions (10 min) with good to excellent yields. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

K-10 montmorillonite-catalyzed solid phase diazotizations: environmentally benign coupling of diazonium salts with aromatic hydrocarbons to biaryls ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5390-5395 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02804K, Communication Garima Pandey, Bela Torok A new heterogeneous catalytic diazotization and subsequent coupling of diazonium salts with aromatics for the synthesis of biaryls is described. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Methyl ketone break-and-rebuild: a strategy for full [small alpha]-heterofunctionalization of acetophenones ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5371-5374 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02558K, Communication Thanh Binh Nguyen, Pascal Retailleau The Willgerodt reaction under iron-catalyzed aerobic conditions was found to be an excellent tool for full [small alpha]-heterofunctionalization of acetophenones with sulfur and amines. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Enzymatic production of clickable and PEGylated recombinant polyhydroxyalkanoates ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5494-5504 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01872J, Paper M. Vastano, A. Pellis, B. Immirzi, G. Dal Poggetto, M. Malinconico, G. Sannia, G. M. Guebitz, C. Pezzella Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) are microbial polyesters attracting great attention while further functionalisation could widen their applicability. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

A new route to [small alpha],[small omega]-diamines from hydrogenation of dicarboxylic acids and their derivatives in the presence of amines ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5460-5466 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02838E, Paper Yiping Shi, Paul C. J. Kamer, David J. Cole-Hamilton A new and selective route for the synthesis of polymer precursors, primary diamines or N-substituted diamines, from dicarboxylic acids, diesters, diamides and diols using a Ru/triphos catalyst is reported. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Using recyclable pH-responsive lignin amphoteric surfactant to enhance the enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocelluloses ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5479-5487 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02571H, Paper Cheng Cai, Xuejuan Zhan, Meijun Zeng, Hongming Lou, Yuxia Pang, Jia Yang, Dongjie Yang, Xueqing Qiu Adding recyclable pH-responsive lignin amphoteric surfactant (SLQA) can enhance enzymatic hydrolysis and enable the comprehensive utilization of lignocelluloses. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Asymmetric transfer hydrogenation of aryl ketoesters with a chiral double-chain surfactant-type catalyst in water ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5367-5370 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01639E, Communication Jiahong Li, Zechao Lin, Qingfei Huang, Qiwei Wang, Lei Tang, Jin Zhu, Jingen Deng A chiral double-chain surfactant-type ligand was designed and synthesized. The rhodium catalyst formed from the ligand can self-assemble into chiral vesicular aggregates in water, which was applied to ATH of broad range of aromatic ketoesters in neat water. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Insights of biomass recalcitrance in natural Populus trichocarpa variants for biomass conversion ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5467-5478 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02219K, Paper Chang Geun Yoo, Yongil Yang, Yunqiao Pu, Xianzhi Meng, Wellington Muchero, Kelsey L. Yee, Olivia A. Thompson, Miguel Rodriguez, Garima Bali, Nancy L. Engle, Erika Lindquist, Vasanth Singan, Jeremy Schmutz, Stephen P. DiFazio, Timothy J. Tschaplinski, Gerald A. Tuskan, Jin-Gui Chen, Brian Davison, Arthur J. Ragauskas The recalcitrance of natural Populus variants was elucidated. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Recent advances on the utilization of layered double hydroxides (LDHs) and related heterogeneous catalysts in a lignocellulosic-feedstock biorefinery scheme ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5269-5302 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02795H, Critical Review Willinton Y. Hernandez, Jeroen Lauwaert, Pascal Van Der Voort, An Verberckmoes Layered double hydroxides (LDHs) and derived materials have been widely used as heterogeneous catalysts for different types of reactions either in gas or in liquid phase. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

CO2-assisted synthesis of non-symmetric [small alpha]-diketones directly from aldehydes via C-C bond formation ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5356-5360 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02425H, Communication Pradipbhai Hirapara, Daniel Riemer, Nabanita Hazra, Jignesh Gajera, Markus Finger, Shoubhik Das CO2 assisted various symmetric and non-symmetric [small alpha]-diketones have been synthesized directly from the corresponding aldehydes using transition metal-free catalysts. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Tuneable 3D printed bioreactors for transaminations under continuous-flow ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5345-5349 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02421E, Communication Edgar Peris, Obinna Okafor, Evelina Kulcinskaja, Ruth Goodridge, Santiago V. Luis, Eduardo Garcia-Verdugo, Elaine O'Reilly, Victor Sans A method to efficiently immobilize enzymes on 3D printed continuous-flow devices is presented. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

An efficient Pt nanoparticle-ionic liquid system for the hydrodeoxygenation of bio-derived phenols under mild conditions ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5435-5441 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01870C, Paper Lu Chen, Cornel Fink, Zhaofu Fei, Paul J. Dyson, Gabor Laurenczy Hydrodeoxygenation of bio-derived phenols under mild conditions with platinum nanoparticles in situ synthesized in an ionic liquid. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Cross dehydrogenative coupling of N-aryltetrahydroisoquinolines (sp3 C-H) with indoles (sp2 C-H) using a heterogeneous mesoporous manganese oxide catalyst ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5350-5355 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01919J, Communication B. Dutta, V. Sharma, N. Sassu, Y. Dang, C. Weerakkody, J. Macharia, R. Miao, A. R. Howell, S. L. Suib We disclose a novel, heterogeneous catalytic approach for selective coupling of C1 of N-aryltetrahydroisoquinolines with C3 of indoles in the presence of mesoporous manganese oxides. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Synthesis of isosorbide: an overview of challenging reactions ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5332-5344 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01912B, Tutorial Review C. Dussenne, T. Delaunay, V. Wiatz, H. Wyart, I. Suisse, M. Sauthier This review gives an overview of the catalysts and technologies developed for the synthesis of isosorbide, a platform molecule derived from biomass (sorbitol and cellulose). The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

A highly stable Ru/LaCO3OH catalyst consisting of support-coated Ru nanoparticles in aqueous-phase hydrogenolysis reactions ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5412-5421 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02414B, Paper Bolong Li, Lulu Li, Chen Zhao A hydrothermally stable Ru/LaCO3OH catalyst consisting of Ru nanoparticles partially encapsulated by the support with a strong metal-support interaction is developed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Bio-based amines through sustainable heterogeneous catalysis ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5303-5331 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02299A, Critical Review M. Pelckmans, T. Renders, S. Van de Vyver, B. F. Sels Heterogeneous catalysis offers a sustainable toolbox for the synthesis of a wide variety of biomass-derived amines. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Water excellent solvent for the synthesis of bifunctionalized cyclopentenones from furfural ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5403-5411 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02303K, Paper M. Nardi, P. Costanzo, A. De Nino, M. L. Di Gioia, F. Olivito, G. Sindona, A. Procopio The transformation of furfural into functionalized cyclopentenone derivatives is a smart process to advance the sustainable synthesis of important chemicals from biomass. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Catalytic fast pyrolysis of biomass: superior selectivity of hierarchical zeolites to aromatics ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5442-5459 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02309J, Paper L. Y. Jia, M. Raad, S. Hamieh, J. Toufaily, T. Hamieh, M. M. Bettahar, G. Mauviel, M. Tarrighi, L. Pinard, A. Dufour Mesopores are "highways" for mass transfer inside zeolite crystals and enhance the formation of mono-aromatic hydrocarbons from biomass pyrolysis. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Zirconocene-catalyzed direct (trans)esterification of acyl acids (esters) and alcohols in a strict 1 : 1 ratio under solvent-free conditions ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5396-5402 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02174G, Paper Zhi Tang, Qiutao Jiang, Lifen Peng, Xinhua Xu, Jie Li, Renhua Qiu, Chak-Tong Au A highly efficient way for the direct (trans)esterification of acyl acids (esters) and alcohols in a strict 1 : 1 ratio using a zirconocene complex (1, 1 mol%), a strong Lewis acid of good water tolerance, as a catalyst under solvent-free conditions has been developed. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Comparative LCA of different graphene production routes ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02444D, Paper Matteo Cossutta, Jon McKechnie, Stephen J. Pickering This study is an LCA of three graphene production routes: electrochemical exfoliation of graphite rods, chemical oxidation and subsequent chemical or thermal reduction and chemical vapour deposition (CVD). Different processes... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Cobalt Modified N-doped Carbon Nanotubes for Catalytic C=C Bond Formation via Dehydrogenative Coupling of Benzyl Alcohols and DMSO ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02335A, Communication Jinlei Li, Guoliang Liu, Lijun Shi, Qi Xing, fuwei li The development of heterogeneous, cost-effective and environmentally benign catalysts to construct C=C bonds is highly desirable. We here report Co@N-doped carbon nanotubes (Co@NCNT) as a catalyst for novel synthesis of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Co embedded within biomass-derived mesoporous N-doped carbon as an acid-resistant and chemoselective catalyst for transfer hydrodeoxygenation of biomass with formic acid ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02648J, Paper Huanhuan Yang, Renfeng Nie, Wang Xia, Xiaolong Yu, Dingfeng Jin, Xinhuan Lu, Dan Zhou, Qinghua Xia Biomass-derived acid-resistant Co@NC is used as a bifunctional catalyst for biomass-derived FA dehydrogenation and biomass-derived vanillin hydrodeoxygenation. 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
>> Read More

High-yield multicomponent synthesis of triazolo[1,2-a]indazole-triones using silica-coated ZnO nanoparticles as heterogeneous catalyst in the presence of ultrasound ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03279J, Paper Divya Verma, Vikash Sharma, Gunadhor Singh Okram, Shubha Jain We report here a comprehensively detailed systematic investigations on a new method of an ultrasound-assisted synthesis of 4(a-m) triazolo[1,2-a]indazole-triones (TAITs) using the multicomponent condensation reaction among dimedone, 4-phenylurazole and various... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Micelle formation as a factor influencing the mode(s) of metal ion partitioning into N-alkylpyridinium-based ionic liquids (ILs): implications for the design of IL-based extraction systems ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02338C, Paper James L. Wankowski, Michael J. Kaul, Mark L. Dietz In the extraction of alkali and alkaline earth cations by a crown ether into certain N-alkylpyridinium-based ILs, the balance between neutral complex/ion-pair partitioning and ion exchange is significantly altered by the formation of micelles in the aqueous phase involving the IL cation. 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
>> Read More

Utilization of fluoroform for difluoromethylation in continuous flow: a concise synthesis of [small alpha]-difluoromethyl-amino acids ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02913F, Communication Open Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence  This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Manuel Kockinger, Tanja Ciaglia, Michael Bersier, Paul Hanselmann, Bernhard Gutmann, C. Oliver Kappe Difluoromethylated esters, malonates and amino acids (including the drug eflornithine) are obtained by a gas-liquid continuous flow protocol employing the abundant waste product fluoroform as an atom-efficient reagent. 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
>> Read More

A practical synthesis of 2,3-dihydro-1,5-benzothiazepines ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02097J, Paper Domenico C. M. Albanese, Nicoletta Gaggero, Meng Fei Hexafluoro-2-propanol as the solvent allows a catalyst free domino approach to 2,3-dihydro-1,5-benzothiazepines in up to 98% yield. 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
>> Read More

Microwave assisted domino heck cyclization and alkynylation: synthesis of alkyne substituted dihydrobenzofurans ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02606D, Communication Ramesh Karu, Satyanarayana Gedu Microwave assisted domino intramolecular Heck and Sonogashira coupling for the efficient synthesis of alkyne substituted dihydrobenzofurans is presented. 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
>> Read More

Synthesis of ethanol via a reaction of dimethyl ether with CO2 and H2 ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02807E, Paper Qingli Qian, Meng Cui, Jingjing Zhang, Junfeng Xiang, Jinliang Song, Guanying Yang, Buxing Han Ethanol is very efficiently produced from dimethyl ether, CO2 and H2 by homogeneous catalysis under mild conditions. 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
>> Read More

Systematic metabolic engineering of Corynebacterium glutamicum for the industrial-level production of optically pure D-(-)-acetoin ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02753B, Paper Yufeng Mao, Jing Fu, Ran Tao, Can Huang, Zhiwen Wang, Ya-Jie Tang, Tao Chen, Xueming Zhao Acetoin is a high-value-added industrial product and a promising bio-based platform chemical. 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
>> Read More

Catalyst-free aerobic oxidation of aldehydes into acids in water under mild conditions ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02983G, Paper Yue Zhang, Yujia Cheng, Huizhuo Cai, Shaopo He, Qiheng Shan, Hongwei Zhao, Yiping Chen, Bo Wang The first example of catalyst-free aerobic oxidation of aldehydes in water under respective acidic, neutral and alkaline conditions was developed. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

A regioselective one-pot aza-Friedel-Crafts reaction for primary, secondary and tertiary anilines using a heterogeneous catalyst ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02038D, Paper Giovanna Bosica, Roderick Abdilla An environmentally friendly one-pot multicomponent synthesis of 3-substituted indoles, catalysed by silicotungstic acid on Amberlyst 15 under green, neat 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
>> Read More

Solvent- and base-free synthesis of wax esters from fatty acid methyl esters by consecutive one-pot, two-step catalysis ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02764H, Paper D. H. Nguyen, G. Raffa, Y. Morin, S. Desset, F. Capet, V. Nardello-Rataj, F. Dumeignil, R. M. Gauvin Wax esters were produced from fatty acid methyl esters using a catalytic one-pot, two-step sequence under solvent- and base-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
>> Read More

Multiple covalent interactions and open-void co-involved Mn3O4/nitrogen-doped porous carbon fiber hybrids as flexible anodes for lithium-ion batteries ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02786A, Paper Zhen Li Nanophase Mn3O4 with a grain size of about 7 nm was successfully synthesized by a novel sol-gel route. To improve the electrochemical performance, the Mn3O4 grains were incorporated into metal... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Sustainable synthesis routes towards urazole compounds ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02027A, Paper Laetitia Vlaminck, Babs Van de Voorde, Filip E. Du Prez The synthesis of urazoles in a one-pot, fast and high-yielding fashion without the use of isocyanates or chloroformates 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
>> Read More

Construction of the tetrahydroquinoline spiro skeleton via cascade [1,5]-hydride transfer-involved C(sp3)-H functionalization "on water" ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02353G, Paper Shuai Zhu, Chunqi Chen, Mingyan Xiao, Liping Yu, Liang Wang, Jian Xiao Water enabled a highly atom- and step-economical, redox-neutral 4-step cascade process, including SNAr/Knoevenagel condensation/[1,5]-hydride transfer cyclization, to construct pharmaceutically important tetrahydroquinoline spiro compounds efficiently. 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
>> Read More

Solvent-controlled highly regio-selective thieno[2,3-b]indole formation under metal-free conditions ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02818K, Communication Penghui Ni, Bin Li, Huawen Huang, Fuhong Xiao, Guo-Jun Deng Thieno[2,3-b]indole derivatives were selectively prepared from indoles, ketones and sulfur powder 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
>> Read More

Elucidation of the role of betaine hydrochloride in glycerol esterification: towards bio-based ionic building blocks ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02767B, Paper C. Journoux-Lapp, K. De Oliveira Vigier, C. Bachmann, S. Marinkovic, B. Estrine, G. Frapper, F. Jerome The esterification of betaine hydrochloride with glycerol does not involve any carbocation intermediate as usual. This finding permits the synthesis of bio-based ionic building blocks with unprecedented yield and with space time yield. 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
>> Read More

A base-free, ultrasound accelerated one-pot synthesis of 2-sulfonylquinolines in water ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02304A, Paper Long-Yong Xie, Yong-Jian Li, Jie Qu, Yue Duan, Jue Hu, Kai-Jian Liu, Zhong Cao, Wei-Min He Without employing any base and organic solvent, an economical, practical and eco-friendly protocol has been developed for the ultrasound accelerated one-pot synthesis of various functionalized 2-sulfonylquinolines from easily accessible starting materials in water under open-air 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
>> Read More

Visible-Light-Driven Conversion of CO2 from Air to CO Using an Ionic Liquid and Conjugated Polymer ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02346D, Communication Yu Chen, Guipeng Ji, Shien Guo, Bo Yu, Yanfei Zhao, yunyan Wu, Hongye Zhang, Zhenghui Liu, Buxing Han, Zhimin Liu A metal-free and highly efficient catalytic system involving a task-specific ionic liquid, [P4444][p-2-O], and a pyrene-based conjugated polymer was developed for direct CO2 capture from air and further photoreduction to... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Fe3O4@Boehmite-NH2-CoII NPs: an inexpensive and highly efficient heterogeneous magnetic nanocatalyst for the Suzuki-Miyaura and Heck-Mizoroki cross-coupling reactions ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02647A, Paper Arezou Mohammadinezhad, Batool Akhlaghinia CoII immobilized on aminated Fe3O4@Boehmite nanoparticles as a heterogeneous magnetic catalyst for cross-coupling reactions was investigated. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

The Biomimetic Photoelectrocatalyst of Co-porphyrin Combined g-C3N4 Nanosheet Based on [small pi]-[small pi] Supramolecular Interaction for High-efficiency CO2 Reduction in Water Medium ()
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02657A, Paper Jibo Liu, Huijie Shi, Qi Shen, Chenyan Guo, Guohua Zhao Aiming at high-efficiency biomimetic CO2 photoelectrochemical conversion, a photoelectrocatalyst with excellent CO2 catalytic activity was designed and prepared by immobilizing CoTPP (cobalt meso-tetraphenylporphyrin) onto g-C3N4 conveniently via self-assembly based on... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Synthesis of urea derivatives via reductive carbon dioxide fixation into contracted porphyrin analogues ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02798B, Communication Sajal Kumar Patra, Kasturi Sahu, Bratati Patra, Dipak Kumar Sahoo, Sruti Mondal, Payel Mukherjee, Himansu S. Biswal, Sanjib Kar Carbon dioxide from ammonium carbonate is trapped by the free base corroles which forms the N21,N22-carbamide-corrole derivatives. 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
>> Read More

Visible-light-enabled spirocyclization of alkynes leading to 3-sulfonyl and 3-sulfenyl azaspiro[4,5]trienones ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02330H, Paper Wei Wei, Huanhuan Cui, Daoshan Yang, Huilan Yue, Chenglong He, Yulong Zhang, Hua Wang A visible-light-induced strategy has been established for the synthesis of 3-sulfonyl and 3-sulfenyl azaspiro[4,5]trienones at room temperature in air. 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
>> Read More

Direct synthesis of carbamate from CO2 using a task-specific ionic liquid catalyst ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02666H, Paper Qiao Zhang, Hao-Yu Yuan, Norihisa Fukaya, Hiroyuki Yasuda, Jun-Chul Choi An easily synthesized ionic liquid was used as an organocatalyst to synthesize carbamates directly from amine, CO2, and silicate 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
>> Read More

Iodine catalyzed oxidation of alcohols and aldehydes to carboxylic acids in water: a metal-free route to the synthesis of furandicarboxylic acid and terephthalic acid ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02802D, Communication Susanta Hazra, Mayukh Deb, Anil J. Elias Iodine(III) catalyzed metal free method for oxidation of alcohols and aldehydes 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
>> Read More

Growth of NiO nanorods, SiC nanowires and monolayer graphene via a CVD method ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02523H, Paper Y. You, M. Mayyas, S. Xu, I. Mansuri, V. Gaikwad, P. Munroe, V. Sahajwalla, R. K. Joshi Green approaches for producing high purity advanced materials have always been a challenging task. 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
>> Read More

In situ hydrogenation and decarboxylation of oleic acid into heptadecane over a Cu-Ni alloy catalyst using methanol as a hydrogen carrier ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02774E, Paper Zihao Zhang, Qiwei Yang, Hao Chen, Kequan Chen, Xiuyang Lu, Pingkai Ouyang, Jie Fu, Jingguang G. Chen In this work, supported Cu-Ni bimetallic catalysts were synthesized and evaluated for the in situ hydrogenation and decarboxylation of oleic acid using methanol as a hydrogen donor. 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
>> Read More

Multistep purification of cytochrome c PEGylated forms using polymer-based aqueous biphasic systems ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02600E, Paper Joao H. P. M. Santos, Gustavo Carretero, Joao A. P. Coutinho, Carlota O. Rangel-Yagui, Sonia P. M. Ventura An efficient process of PEGylation and purification of different site-specific Cyt-c PEGylated forms was developed with high efficiency using polymer-based aqueous biphasic systems. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Conversion of levulinic acid and alkyl levulinates into biofuels and high-value chemicals ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02503C, Critical Review Long Yan, Qian Yao, Yao Fu This article presents a comprehensive review of the catalytic hydrogenation of levulinic acid and alkyl levulinates into their derived biofuels and high-value chemicals, and includes the synthesis of levulinic acid and alkyl levulinates from biomass derivates. 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
>> Read More

An environmentally benign and efficient synthesis of substituted benzothiazole-2-thiols, benzoxazole-2-thiols, and benzimidazoline-2-thiones in water ()
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02311A, Paper Xing Liu, Min Liu, Wan Xu, Meng-Tian Zeng, Hui Zhu, Cai-Zhu Chang, Zhi-Bing Dong An efficient and practical method for the one-step synthesis of benzothiazole-2-thiols, benzoxazole-2-thiols and benzimidazoline-2-thiones in water was 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
>> Read More

Unusual differences in the reactivity of glutamic and aspartic acid in oxidative decarboxylation reactions ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5178-5186 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02137B, Paper Andrada But, Evie van der Wijst, Jerome Le Notre, Ron Wever, Johan P. M. Sanders, Johannes H. Bitter, Elinor L. Scott Chemically similar acidic amino acids present remarkable differences in reactivity under oxidative decarboxylation conditions for the production of biobased nitriles. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Recycling of homogeneous catalysts in reactive ionic liquid - solvent-free aminofunctionalizations of alkenes ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5243-5249 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02272G, Paper Thiemo A. Fa[German sz ligature}bach, Robin Kirchmann, Arno Behr, Andreas J. Vorholt Turning down the bed for homogenous catalysts: the use of dimcarb as a reactive ionic liquid, offers the opportunity to carry out different homogeneously transition metal catalyzed aminations without using any solvent, while at the same time efficient catalyst recycling is possible. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Remarkably improved stability and enhanced activity of a Burkholderia cepacia lipase by coating with a triazolium alkyl-PEG sulfate ionic liquid ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5250-5256 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02319G, Paper T. Nishihara, A. Shiomi, S. Kadotani, T. Nokami, T. Itoh Three types of triazolium cetyl-PEG10 sulfate ionic liquid were synthesized and their activation of Burkholderia cepacia lipase was investigated. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Imidazolium-based polyionic liquid absorbents for bioproduct recovery ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5203-5213 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02806G, Paper Stuart L. Bacon, Rachel J. Ross, Andrew J. Daugulis, J. Scott Parent Solid imidazolium-based polyionic liquids (PILs; a class of polyelectrolyte) were synthesized for the absorption of n-butanol and other inhibitory biosynthesis products from dilute aqueous solutions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Design and evolution of the BMS process greenness scorecard ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5163-5171 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02190A, Paper David K. Leahy, Eric M. Simmons, Victor Hung, Jason T. Sweeney, William F. Fleming, Melanie Miller A process greenness scorecard has been developed that provides a comprehensive assessment of greenness aspects not encompassed by mass-based metrics, including environmental, health and safety impacts, in order to facilitate the design of greener, more benign and inherently safer processes. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

A quest for polycarbonates provided via sustainable epoxide/CO2 copolymerization processes ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,4990-5011 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02560B, Critical Review Stephanie J. Poland, Donald J. Darensbourg Bio-derived epoxides and impure sources of carbon dioxide offer exciting resources for renewable polycarbonate production. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Eugenol bio-based epoxy thermosets: from cloves to applied materials ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5236-5242 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02322G, Paper Ibrahima Faye, Melanie Decostanzi, Yvan Ecochard, Sylvain Caillol The development of high-performance materials from renewable resources is of paramount importance in a sustainable development context. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Diphenylsilane as a coupling reagent for amide bond formation ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5060-5064 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02643A, Communication Morgane Sayes, Andre B. Charette A simple amidation procedure enabling the direct coupling of carboxylic acids to amines using one equivalent of diphenysilane is reported. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

H-Bonding-promoted radical addition of simple alcohols to unactivated alkenes ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5230-5235 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02540H, Paper Yunfei Tian, Zhong-Quan Liu H-Bonding-induced radical addition of simple alcohols to unactivated olefins was achieved. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Efficient one-pot production of [gamma]-valerolactone from xylose over Zr-Al-Beta zeolite: rational optimization of catalyst synthesis and reaction conditions ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5114-5121 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01969F, Paper Juan A. Melero, Gabriel Morales, Jose Iglesias, Marta Paniagua, Clara Lopez-Aguado, Karen Wilson, Amin Osatiashtiani Optimization of catalyst synthesis and reaction conditions for the direct conversion of xylose into [gamma]-valerolactone over Zr-Al-Beta zeolites. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Predicting lignin depolymerization yields from quantifiable properties using fractionated biorefinery lignins ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5131-5143 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02023F, Paper Thanaphong Phongpreecha, Nicholas C. Hool, Ryan J. Stoklosa, Adam S. Klett, Cliff E. Foster, Aditya Bhalla, Daniel Holmes, Mark C. Thies, David B. Hodge Aromatic monomer yields from lignin depolymerization can be predicted using quantifiable lignin properties. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Potassium fertilizer via hydrothermal alteration of K-feldspar ore ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5187-5202 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02633A, Paper Davide Ciceri, Marcelo de Oliveira, Antoine Allanore A novel potassium fertilizer material is obtained via hydrothermal processing of K-feldspar ore in alkaline conditions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Biocatalytic synthesis of chiral cyclic [gamma]-oxoesters by sequential C-H hydroxylation, alcohol oxidation and alkene reduction ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5122-5130 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02215H, Paper Elisabetta Brenna, Michele Crotti, Francesco G. Gatti, Daniela Monti, Fabio Parmeggiani, Andrea Pugliese, Francesca Tentori The conversion of C5 and C6 cycloalkenecarboxylates into both enantiomers of the corresponding cyclic [gamma]-oxoesters is performed at room temperature using three enzymes and no environmentally-unfriendly oxidants. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Photocatalytic coupling of amines to imidazoles using a Mo-ZnIn2S4 catalyst ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5172-5177 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01728F, Paper Min Wang, Lihua Li, Jianmin Lu, Nengchao Luo, Xiaochen Zhang, Feng Wang A new route to the synthesis of substituted imidazoles was developed via photocyclization of amines over Mo-ZnIn2S4 under visible light irradiation. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Scalable and super-stable exfoliation of graphitic carbon nitride in biomass-derived [gamma]-valerolactone: enhanced catalytic activity for the alcoholysis and cycloaddition of epoxides with CO2 ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5041-5045 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02583A, Communication Zhimin Xue, Feijie Liu, Jingyun Jiang, Jinfang Wang, Tiancheng Mu [gamma]-Valerolactone could exfoliate bulk g-C3N4 to form a super-stable dispersion of few-layer g-C3N4 nanosheets with a high concentration of 0.8 mg mL-1, showing enhanced activity for non-photocatalytic reactions. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

A practicable process for lignin color reduction: fractionation of lignin using methanol/water as a solvent ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5152-5162 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01974B, Paper Hui Zhang, Youcan Bai, Boming Yu, Xinxin Liu, Fangeng Chen The color of lignin was obviously reduced via a chemical-reaction-free fractionation using methanol/water as a solvent. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

An integrated strategy for catalytic co-production of jet fuel range alkenes, tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol, and 1,2-pentanediol from lignocellulosic biomass ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5214-5229 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02368E, Paper Jaewon Byun, Jeehoon Han A process-system engineering study was presented for the catalytic production of jet fuel range alkenes, tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol, and 1,2-pentanediol from lignocellulosic biomass. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

New catalyst with multiple active sites for selective hydrogenolysis of cellulose to ethylene glycol ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5144-5151 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02122D, Paper Mohamed S. Hamdy, Murad A. Eissa, Sherif M. A. S. Keshk Three different active sites were incorporated in 3-D silica matrix. One pot procedure was applied without using solvents or surfactants. The prepared material exhibited superior catalytic activity in the hydrogenolysis of cellulose to ethylene glycol. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Phloretic acid as an alternative to the phenolation of aliphatic hydroxyls for the elaboration of polybenzoxazine ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5065-5073 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02348K, Paper Acerina Trejo-Machin, Pierre Verge, Laura Puchot, Robert Quintana Phloretic acid: a sustainable building block to promote the solvent-free elaboration of benzoxazine and its polymerization into fully bio-based thermosets. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Conversion of HMF to methyl cyclopentenolone using Pd/Nb2O5 and Ca-Al catalysts via a two-step procedure ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5103-5113 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02310C, Paper Ying Duan, Min Zheng, Dongmi Li, Dongsheng Deng, Lu-Fang Ma, Yanliang Yang An isolated yield of MCP of 58% was obtained from HMF on Pd/Nb2O5, which was prepared using cyclohexene as a reductant, and Ca-Al. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Dimethyldioxirane (DMDO) as a valuable oxidant for the synthesis of polyfunctional aromatic imidazolium monomers bearing epoxides ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,5054-5059 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02372C, Communication C. Chardin, J. Rouden, S. Livi, J. Baudoux In this work, we describe the reactivity of various oxidizing agents to develop a strong, clean and powerful methodology in order to generate epoxidized salts. These new polyfunctional imidazolium monomers incorporating aromatic rings and terminal epoxides have high purity and excellent thermal stability by DSC and TGA analyses. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Sustainable chemistry: how to produce better and more from less? ()
Green Chem., 2017, 19,4973-4989 DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02006F, Perspective P. Marion, B. Bernela, A. Piccirilli, B. Estrine, N. Patouillard, J. Guilbot, F. Jerome This review describes the rapid evolution of chemistry in the context of a sustainable development of our society. Written in collaboration between scientists from different horizons, either from public organizations or chemical companies, we aim here at providing recommendations to accelerate the emergence of eco-designed products on the market. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
>> Read More

Site Search